Psalm 78:23 {77:23}
Good News Translation
But he spoke to the sky above and commanded its doors to open;

Contemporary English Version
But God gave a command to the clouds, and he opened the doors in the skies.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And he had commanded the clouds from above, and had opened the doors of heaven.

New American Bible
So he commanded the clouds above; and opened the doors of heaven.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

And he had commanded the clouds from above, and had opened the doors of heaven.

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Psalm 33:9 For he spoke and they were made: he commanded and they were created.

Isaiah 5:6 And I will make it desolate: it shall not be pruned, and it shall not be digged: but briers and thorns shall come up: and I will command the clouds to rain no rain upon it.

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Genesis 7:11 In the six hundredth year of the life of Noe, in the second month, in the seventeenth day of the month, all the fountains of the great deep were broken up, and the floodgates of heaven were opened:

2 Kings 7:2,19 Then one of the lords, upon whose hand the king leaned, answering the man of God, said: If the Lord should make flood-gates in heaven, can that possibly be which thou sayest? And he said: Thou shalt see it with thy eyes, but shalt not eat thereof. . . .

Malachi 3:10 Bring all the tithes into the storehouse, that there may be meat in my house, and try me in this, saith the Lord: if I open not unto you the flood-gates of heaven, and pour you out a blessing even to abundance.

Context
I Will Open My Mouth in Parables
22Because they believed not in God: and trusted not in his salvation. 23And he had commanded the clouds from above, and had opened the doors of heaven.24And had rained down manna upon them to eat, and had given them the bread of heaven.…
Cross References
Genesis 7:11
In the six hundredth year of the life of Noe, in the second month, in the seventeenth day of the month, all the fountains of the great deep were broken up, and the floodgates of heaven were opened:

Exodus 16:4
And the Lord said to Moses: Behold I will rain bread from heaven for you; let the people go forth, and gather what is sufficient for every day: that I may prove them whether they will walk in my law, or not.

Malachi 3:10
Bring all the tithes into the storehouse, that there may be meat in my house, and try me in this, saith the Lord: if I open not unto you the flood-gates of heaven, and pour you out a blessing even to abundance.

Additional Translations
Yet He commanded the clouds above and opened the doors of the heavens.Though he had commanded the clouds from above, and opened the doors of heaven,

Yet he commanded the skies above, And opened the doors of heaven;

Yet he commanded the clouds from above, and opened the doors of heaven,

Though he had commanded the clouds from above, and had opened the doors of the heavens,

Yet he commanded the skies above, and opened the doors of heaven;

Though he had commanded the clouds from above, and opened the doors of heaven,

Yet he commanded the skies above, and opened the doors of heaven.

And He commandeth clouds from above, Yea, doors of the heavens He hath opened.
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