Rain

(Gen 2:5) When no bush of the field was yet in the land and no small plant of the field had yet sprung up–for the LORD God had not caused it to rain on the land, and there was no man to work the ground,

(Gen 7:4) For in seven days I will send rain on the earth forty days and forty nights, and every living thing that I have made I will blot out from the face of the ground.”

(Gen 7:12) And rain fell upon the earth forty days and forty nights.

(Gen 8:2) The fountains of the deep and the windows of the heavens were closed, the rain from the heavens was restrained,

(Exo 9:33) So Moses went out of the city from Pharaoh and stretched out his hands to the LORD, and the thunder and the hail ceased, and the rain no longer poured upon the earth.

(Exo 9:34) But when Pharaoh saw that the rain and the hail and the thunder had ceased, he sinned yet again and hardened his heart, he and his servants.

(Exo 16:4) Then the LORD said to Moses, “Behold, I am about to rain bread from heaven for you, and the people shall go out and gather a day’s portion every day, that I may test them, whether they will walk in my law or not.

(Deu 11:11) But the land that you are going over to possess is a land of hills and valleys, which drinks water by the rain from heaven,

(Deu 11:14) he will give the rain for your land in its season, the early rain and the later rain, that you may gather in your grain and your wine and your oil.

(Deu 11:17) then the anger of the LORD will be kindled against you, and he will shut up the heavens, so that there will be no rain, and the land will yield no fruit, and you will perish quickly off the good land that the LORD is giving you.

(Deu 28:12) The LORD will open to you his good treasury, the heavens, to give the rain to your land in its season and to bless all the work of your hands. And you shall lend to many nations, but you shall not borrow.

(Deu 28:24) The LORD will make the rain of your land powder. From heaven dust shall come down on you until you are destroyed.

(Deu 32:2) May my teaching drop as the rain, my speech distill as the dew, like gentle rain upon the tender grass, and like showers upon the herb.

(1Sa 12:17) Is it not wheat harvest today? I will call upon the LORD, that he may send thunder and rain. And you shall know and see that your wickedness is great, which you have done in the sight of the LORD, in asking for yourselves a king.”

(1Sa 12:18) So Samuel called upon the LORD, and the LORD sent thunder and rain that day, and all the people greatly feared the LORD and Samuel.

(2Sa 1:21) “You mountains of Gilboa, let there be no dew or rain upon you, nor fields of offerings! For there the shield of the mighty was defiled, the shield of Saul, not anointed with oil.

(2Sa 21:10) Then Rizpah the daughter of Aiah took sackcloth and spread it for herself on the rock, from the beginning of harvest until rain fell upon them from the heavens. And she did not allow the birds of the air to come upon them by day, or the beasts of the field by night.

(2Sa 23:4) he dawns on them like the morning light, like the sun shining forth on a cloudless morning, like rain that makes grass to sprout from the earth.

(1Ki 8:35) “When heaven is shut up and there is no rain because they have sinned against you, if they pray toward this place and acknowledge your name and turn from their sin, when you afflict them,

(1Ki 8:36) then hear in heaven and forgive the sin of your servants, your people Israel, when you teach them the good way in which they should walk, and grant rain upon your land, which you have given to your people as an inheritance.

(1Ki 17:1) Now Elijah the Tishbite, of Tishbe in Gilead, said to Ahab, “As the LORD, the God of Israel, lives, before whom I stand, there shall be neither dew nor rain these years, except by my word.”

(1Ki 17:7) And after a while the brook dried up, because there was no rain in the land.

(1Ki 17:14) For thus says the LORD, the God of Israel, ‘The jar of flour shall not be spent, and the jug of oil shall not be empty, until the day that the LORD sends rain upon the earth.'”

(1Ki 18:1) After many days the word of the LORD came to Elijah, in the third year, saying, “Go, show yourself to Ahab, and I will send rain upon the earth.”

(1Ki 18:41) And Elijah said to Ahab, “Go up, eat and drink, for there is a sound of the rushing of rain.”

(1Ki 18:44) And at the seventh time he said, “Behold, a little cloud like a man’s hand is rising from the sea.” And he said, “Go up, say to Ahab, ‘Prepare your chariot and go down, lest the rain stop you.'”

(1Ki 18:45) And in a little while the heavens grew black with clouds and wind, and there was a great rain. And Ahab rode and went to Jezreel.

(2Ki 3:17) For thus says the LORD, ‘You shall not see wind or rain, but that streambed shall be filled with water, so that you shall drink, you, your livestock, and your animals.’

(2Ch 6:26) “When heaven is shut up and there is no rain because they have sinned against you, if they pray toward this place and acknowledge your name and turn from their sin, when you afflict them,

(2Ch 6:27) then hear in heaven and forgive the sin of your servants, your people Israel, when you teach them the good way in which they should walk, and grant rain upon your land, which you have given to your people as an inheritance.

(2Ch 7:13) When I shut up the heavens so that there is no rain, or command the locust to devour the land, or send pestilence among my people,

(Ezr 10:9) Then all the men of Judah and Benjamin assembled at Jerusalem within the three days. It was the ninth month, on the twentieth day of the month. And all the people sat in the open square before the house of God, trembling because of this matter and because of the heavy rain.

(Ezr 10:13) But the people are many, and it is a time of heavy rain; we cannot stand in the open. Nor is this a task for one day or for two, for we have greatly transgressed in this matter.

(Job 5:10) he gives rain on the earth and sends waters on the fields;

(Job 20:23) To fill his belly to the full, God will send his burning anger against him and rain it upon him into his body.

(Job 24:8) They are wet with the rain of the mountains and cling to the rock for lack of shelter.

(Job 28:26) when he made a decree for the rain and a way for the lightning of the thunder,

(Job 29:23) They waited for me as for the rain, and they opened their mouths as for the spring rain.

(Job 36:27) For he draws up the drops of water; they distill his mist in rain,

(Job 38:25) “Who has cleft a channel for the torrents of rain and a way for the thunderbolt,

(Job 38:26) to bring rain on a land where no man is, on the desert in which there is no man,

(Job 38:28) “Has the rain a father, or who has begotten the drops of dew?

(Psa 11:6) Let him rain coals on the wicked; fire and sulfur and a scorching wind shall be the portion of their cup.

(Psa 68:8) the earth quaked, the heavens poured down rain, before God, the One of Sinai, before God, the God of Israel.

(Psa 68:9) Rain in abundance, O God, you shed abroad; you restored your inheritance as it languished;

(Psa 72:6) May he be like rain that falls on the mown grass, like showers that water the earth!

(Psa 84:6) As they go through the Valley of Baca they make it a place of springs; the early rain also covers it with pools.

(Psa 105:32) He gave them hail for rain, and fiery lightning bolts through their land.

(Psa 135:7) He it is who makes the clouds rise at the end of the earth, who makes lightnings for the rain and brings forth the wind from his storehouses.

(Psa 147:8) He covers the heavens with clouds; he prepares rain for the earth; he makes grass grow on the hills.

(Pro 16:15) In the light of a king’s face there is life, and his favor is like the clouds that bring the spring rain.

(Pro 19:13) A foolish son is ruin to his father, and a wife’s quarreling is a continual dripping of rain.

(Pro 25:14) Like clouds and wind without rain is a man who boasts of a gift he does not give.

(Pro 25:23) The north wind brings forth rain, and a backbiting tongue, angry looks.

(Pro 26:1) Like snow in summer or rain in harvest, so honor is not fitting for a fool.

(Pro 28:3) A poor man who oppresses the poor is a beating rain that leaves no food.

(Ecc 11:3) If the clouds are full of rain, they empty themselves on the earth, and if a tree falls to the south or to the north, in the place where the tree falls, there it will lie.

(Ecc 12:2) before the sun and the light and the moon and the stars are darkened and the clouds return after the rain,

(Son 2:11) for behold, the winter is past; the rain is over and gone.

(Isa 4:6) There will be a booth for shade by day from the heat, and for a refuge and a shelter from the storm and rain.

(Isa 5:6) I will make it a waste; it shall not be pruned or hoed, and briers and thorns shall grow up; I will also command the clouds that they rain no rain upon it.

(Isa 30:23) And he will give rain for the seed with which you sow the ground, and bread, the produce of the ground, which will be rich and plenteous. In that day your livestock will graze in large pastures,

(Isa 44:14) He cuts down cedars, or he chooses a cypress tree or an oak and lets it grow strong among the trees of the forest. He plants a cedar and the rain nourishes it.

(Isa 45:8) “Shower, O heavens, from above, and let the clouds rain down righteousness; let the earth open, that salvation and righteousness may bear fruit; let the earth cause them both to sprout; I the LORD have created it.

(Isa 55:10) “For as the rain and the snow come down from heaven and do not return there but water the earth, making it bring forth and sprout, giving seed to the sower and bread to the eater,

(Jer 3:3) Therefore the showers have been withheld, and the spring rain has not come; yet you have the forehead of a whore; you refuse to be ashamed.

(Jer 5:24) They do not say in their hearts, ‘Let us fear the LORD our God, who gives the rain in its season, the autumn rain and the spring rain, and keeps for us the weeks appointed for the harvest.’

(Jer 10:13) When he utters his voice, there is a tumult of waters in the heavens, and he makes the mist rise from the ends of the earth. He makes lightning for the rain, and he brings forth the wind from his storehouses.

(Jer 14:4) Because of the ground that is dismayed, since there is no rain on the land, the farmers are ashamed; they cover their heads.

(Jer 14:22) Are there any among the false gods of the nations that can bring rain? Or can the heavens give showers? Are you not he, O LORD our God? We set our hope on you, for you do all these things.

(Jer 51:16) When he utters his voice there is a tumult of waters in the heavens, and he makes the mist rise from the ends of the earth. He makes lightning for the rain, and he brings forth the wind from his storehouses.

(Eze 1:28) Like the appearance of the bow that is in the cloud on the day of rain, so was the appearance of the brightness all around. Such was the appearance of the likeness of the glory of the LORD. And when I saw it, I fell on my face, and I heard the voice of one speaking.

(Eze 13:11) say to those who smear it with whitewash that it shall fall! There will be a deluge of rain, and you, O great hailstones, will fall, and a stormy wind break out.

(Eze 13:13) Therefore thus says the Lord GOD: I will make a stormy wind break out in my wrath, and there shall be a deluge of rain in my anger, and great hailstones in wrath to make a full end.

(Eze 38:22) With pestilence and bloodshed I will enter into judgment with him, and I will rain upon him and his hordes and the many peoples who are with him torrential rains and hailstones, fire and sulfur.

(Hos 10:12) Sow for yourselves righteousness; reap steadfast love; break up your fallow ground, for it is the time to seek the LORD, that he may come and rain righteousness upon you.

(Joe 2:23) “Be glad, O children of Zion, and rejoice in the LORD your God, for he has given the early rain for your vindication; he has poured down for you abundant rain, the early and the latter rain, as before.

(Amo 4:7) “I also withheld the rain from you when there were yet three months to the harvest; I would send rain on one city, and send no rain on another city; one field would have rain, and the field on which it did not rain would wither;

(Zec 10:1) Ask rain from the LORD in the season of the spring rain, from the LORD who makes the storm clouds, and he will give them showers of rain, to everyone the vegetation in the field.

(Zec 14:17) And if any of the families of the earth do not go up to Jerusalem to worship the King, the LORD of hosts, there will be no rain on them.

(Zec 14:18) And if the family of Egypt does not go up and present themselves, then on them there shall be no rain; there shall be the plague with which the LORD afflicts the nations that do not go up to keep the Feast of Booths.

(Mat 5:45) so that you may be sons of your Father who is in heaven. For he makes his sun rise on the evil and on the good, and sends rain on the just and on the unjust.

(Mat 7:25) And the rain fell, and the floods came, and the winds blew and beat on that house, but it did not fall, because it had been founded on the rock.

(Mat 7:27) And the rain fell, and the floods came, and the winds blew and beat against that house, and it fell, and great was the fall of it.”

(Act 28:2) The native people showed us unusual kindness, for they kindled a fire and welcomed us all, because it had begun to rain and was cold.

(Heb 6:7) For land that has drunk the rain that often falls on it, and produces a crop useful to those for whose sake it is cultivated, receives a blessing from God.

(Jas 5:17) Elijah was a man with a nature like ours, and he prayed fervently that it might not rain, and for three years and six months it did not rain on the earth.

(Jas 5:18) Then he prayed again, and heaven gave rain, and the earth bore its fruit.

(Rev 11:6) They have the power to shut the sky, that no rain may fall during the days of their prophesying, and they have power over the waters to turn them into blood and to strike the earth with every kind of plague, as often as they desire.

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