Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Then hear thou from heaven, and forgive the sin of thy servants, and of thy people Israel, when thou hast taught them the good way, wherein they should walk; and send rain upon thy land, which thou hast given unto thy people for an inheritance.
When thou hast
1 Kings 8:35
In the heavens being shut up and there will be no rain when they shall sin against thee; and they pray to this place and profess thy name, and they turn back from their sin when thou shalt humble them:
O Jehovah, cause me to know thy ways; teach me thy paths.
Happy the man whom thou shalt chastise, O Jah: and thou wilt teach him from thy laws.
Teach me O Jehovah, the way of thy laws, and I will watch it forever.
And many nations went and said, Come, and we will go up to the mountain of Jehovah, and to the house of the God of Jacob, and he will teach us from his ways, and we will go in his paths: from Zion will instruction go forth, and the word of Jehovah from Jerusalem.
It is written in the prophets, And they shall be all taught of God. Every one therefore having heard and learned of the Father, comes to me.
And thine ears shall hear the word from after thee, saying, This the way, go ye in it when ye shall turn to the right, and when ye shall turn to the left
Thus said Jehovah, Stand ye upon the ways, and see, and ask for the beaten paths of old, where this the good way, and go ye in it, and find rest to your soul. And they will say, We will not go.
And Jehovah thy God will announce to us the way which we shall go in it, and the word which we shall do.
1 Kings 18:40
And Elijah will say to them, Seize the prophets of Baal; a man shall not escape from them. And they will seize them, and Elijah will bring them down to the torrent Kishon, and they will slaughter them there.
Also by watering he will cast down the cloud: he will scatter the cloud of his light:
Thou wilt scatter a rain of abundance, O God, to thine inheritance, and being weary thou didst make it firm.
And they said not in their heart, Now will we fear Jehovah our God, giving rain, and the early and latter rain in its time: the appointed sevenths of harvest he will watch for us
Is there among the vanities of the nations those causing ruin? and if the heavens will give showers? Art not thou he, Jehovah our God? And we will wait for thee: for thou didst make all these.
And I gave them and round about my hill a blessing; and I brought down the rain in its time, and they shall be rains of blessing.
And it was in that day, I will answer, says Jehovah, I will answer the heavens and they shall answer the earth;
Ye sons of Zion rejoice and be glad in Jehovah your God; for he gave to you the early rain for justice, and he will bring down to you the rain, the early and latter rain in the first.
Ask ye from Jehovah rain in the time of the latter rain; Jehovah made lightnings, and he will give rain of heavy showers to them, to each the green herb in the field.
Elias was a man having similar feelings with us, and in prayer he prayed for it not to rain: and it rained not upon the earth for three years and six months.