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CLOUD, n. I have not found this word in any other language. The sense is obvious--a collection.

1. A collection f visible vapor, or watery particles, suspended in the atmosphere, at some altitude. A like collection of vapors near the earth is usually called fog.

I do set my bow in the cloud. Genesis 9 .

Behold, a white cloud. Revelation 14 .

2. A state of obscurity or darkness.
3. A collection of smoke, or a dense collection of dust, rising or floating in the air as a cloud of dust.

A cloud of incense. Ezekiel 8 .

4. The dark or varied colors, in veins or spots, on stones or other bodies, are called clouds.
5. A great multitude a vast collection.

Seeing we are encompassed with so great a cloud of witnesses. Hebrews 12 .

CLOUD, To overspread with a cloud or clouds as, the sky is clouded clouds intercept the rays of the sun. Hence,

2. To obscure to darken as, to cloud the day, or truth, or reason.
3. To darken in veins or spots to variegate with colors as clouded marble.
4. To make of a gloomy aspect to give the appearance of sullenness.

What sullen fury clouds his scornful brow.

5. To sully to tarnish.

CLOUD, To grow cloudy to become obscure with clouds sometimes followed by over as, the sky clouds over.

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Dictionary of Words from the King James Bible. Public Domain. Copy freely.
Material presented was supplied by Brandon Staggs and was derived from the KJV Dictionary found on his website located at
The unabridged 1828 version of this dictionary in the SwordSearcher Bible Software.

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Entry for 'Cloud'. King James Dictionary.

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