An open-sided cover giving overhead protection from sun or rain. A canopy stood before the porch pillars in Solomon’s Hall of Pillars (1Kgs 7:6
), a canopy of wood will stand in front of the envisioned temple vestibule (Ezek 42:10
), and a canopy will shield the throne of Nebuchadnezzar when he occupies Egypt (Jer 43:10
). Metaphorically, darkness serves as the Lord’s canopy (1Sam 22:12
), or thick clouds dark with water (Ps 18:11
), and a canopy over all the Lord’s glory will provide shelter (Isa 4:5
6He made the Hall of Pillars fifty cubits long and thirty cubits wide. There was a porch in front with pillars, and a canopy in front of them.
10The width of the passage is fixed by the wall of the court.
On the south also, opposite the vacant area and opposite the building, there were chambers
10and say to them, Thus says the Lord of hosts, the God of Israel: I am going to send and take my servant King Nebuchadrezzar of Babylon, and he will set his th ... View more
12Saul said, “Listen now, son of Ahitub.” He answered, “Here I am, my lord.”
11He made darkness his covering around him,
his canopy thick clouds dark with water.
5Then the Lord will create over the whole site of Mount Zion and over its places of assembly a cloud by day and smoke and the shining of a flaming fire by night ... View more