Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

When heaven is shut up, and there is no rain, because they have sinned against thee; if they pray toward this place, and confess thy name, and turn from their sin, when thou afflictest them:

General references

Bible References

Heaven

1 Kings 17:1
And Elijah the Tishbite, who was of the sojourners of Gilead, said to Ahab, As LORD, the God of Israel, lives, before whom I stand, there shall not be dew nor rain these years, but according to my word.
Leviticus 26:19
And I will break the pride of your power. And I will make your sky as iron, and your earth as brass,
Deuteronomy 11:17
and the anger of LORD be kindled against you, and he shut up the heavens, so that there shall be no rain, and the land shall not yield its fruit, and ye perish quickly from off the good land which LORD gives you.
Deuteronomy 28:12
LORD will open to thee his good treasure the heavens, to give the rain of thy land in its season, and to bless all the work of thy hand. And thou shall lend to many nations, and thou shall not borrow.
2 Samuel 24:13
So Gad came to David, and told him, and said to him, Shall seven years of famine come to thee in thy land? Or will thou flee three months before thy foes while they pursue thee? Or shall there be three days' pestilence in thy land?
Jeremiah 14:1
The word of LORD that came to Jeremiah concerning the drought.
Ezekiel 14:13
Son of man, when a land sins against me by committing a trespass, and I stretch out my hand upon it, and break the staff of the bread thereof, and send famine upon it, and cut off from it man and beast,
Malachi 3:10
Bring ye the whole tithe into the storehouse, that there may be food in my house, and prove me now with this, says LORD of hosts, if I will not open to you the windows of heaven, and pour you out a blessing, that there shall not be
Luke 4:25
But in truth I say to you, many widows were in Israel in the days of Elijah, when the sky was shut up for three years and six months, when a great famine occurred on all the land.
Revelation 11:6
These men have authority to shut the sky, so that it may not rain the days of their prophecy. And they have authority over the waters to turn them into blood, and to strike the earth with every plague, as often as they may desire.

If they pray

1 Kings 8:33
When thy people Israel are smitten down before the enemy because they have sinned against thee, if they turn again to thee, and confess thy name, and pray and make supplication to thee in this house,
2 Chronicles 6:24
And if thy people Israel be smitten down before the enemy because they have sinned against thee, and shall turn again and confess thy name, and pray and make supplication before thee in this house,
Romans 10:9
that if thou will confess with thy mouth, Lord Jesus, and will believe in thy heart that God raised him from the dead, thou will be saved.
Romans 15:9
and the Gentiles, for the sake of mercy, to glorify God, as it is written, Because of this I will give thanks to thee among Gentiles, and will sing to thy name.

And turn

1 Kings 8:33
When thy people Israel are smitten down before the enemy because they have sinned against thee, if they turn again to thee, and confess thy name, and pray and make supplication to thee in this house,
Isaiah 1:15
And when ye spread forth your hands, I will hide my eyes from you. Yea, when ye make many prayers, I will not hear; your hands are full of blood.
Isaiah 9:13
Yet the people have not turned to him who smote them, nor have they sought LORD of hosts.
Ezekiel 18:30
Therefore I will judge you, O house of Israel, each one according to his ways, says lord LORD. Return ye, and turn yourselves from all your transgressions, so iniquity shall not be your ruin.
Hosea 14:1
O Israel, return to LORD thy God, for thou have fallen by thine iniquity.

General references

Haggai 1:10
Therefore for your sake the heavens withhold the dew, and the earth withholds its fruit.