Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

Because the ground is chapt, for there was no rain in the earth, the plowmen were ashamed, they covered their heads.

The plowmen

General references

Bible References

The ground

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 28:23
And thy sky that is over thy head shall be brass, and the earth that is under thee shall be iron.
Deuteronomy 29:23
[that] the whole land of it is brimstone, and salt, [and] a burning, [that] it is not sown, nor bears, nor any grass grows in it, like the overthrow of Sodom and Gomorrah, Admah and Zeboiim, which LORD overthrew in his anger, and i
Joel 1:19
O LORD, to thee do I cry. For the fire has devoured the pastures of the wilderness, and the flame has burned all the trees of the field.

The plowmen

Joel 1:11
Be confounded, O ye husbandmen. Wail, O ye vinedressers, for the wheat and for the barley, for the harvest of the field is perished.

General references

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