a cloud (as covering the sky), i.e. the nimbus or thunder-cloud -- cloud(-y).
gloom (as of a lowering sky) -- (gross, thick) dark (cloud, -ness).
are round about
(as noun) a circle, neighbour, or environs; but chiefly (as adverb, with or without preposition) around -- (place, round) about, circuit, compass, on every side.
the right (natural, moral or legal); also (abstractly) equity or (figuratively) prosperity -- even, (that which is altogether) just(-ice), (un-)right(-eous) (cause, -ly, -ness).
a verdict (favorable or unfavorable) pronounced judicially, especially a sentence or formal decree (human or (participant's) divine law, individual or collective
are the habitation
a fixture, i.e. a basis; generally a place, especially as an abode -- foundation, habitation, (dwelling-, settled) place.
of his throne
covered, i.e. a throne (as canopied) -- seat, stool, throne.
Parallel VersesNew American Standard Bible
Clouds and thick darkness surround Him; Righteousness and justice are the foundation of His throne.
King James Bible
Clouds and darkness are round about him: righteousness and judgment are the habitation of his throne.
Holman Christian Standard Bible
Clouds and thick darkness surround Him; righteousness and justice are the foundation of His throne.
International Standard Version
Thick clouds are all around him; righteousness and justice are his throne's foundation.
Dark clouds surround him; equity and justice are the foundation of his throne.
Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Clouds and thick darkness surround him; his throne is established in righteousness and in judgment.
GOD'S WORD® Translation
Clouds and darkness surround him. Righteousness and justice are the foundations of his throne.
King James 2000 Bible
Clouds and darkness are round about him: righteousness and justice are the habitation of his throne.
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