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 arrogance of your power; and I will make your heaven as iron, and your earth as bronze,
Deuteronomy 28:23
And thy heavens which are over thy head shall be brass, and the earth which is under thee, iron.
Deuteronomy 29:23
that the whole ground thereof is brimstone and salt, and burning, that it is not sown, nor beareth, and no grass groweth in it, like the overthrow of Sodom and Gomorrah, Admah and Zeboim, which Jehovah overthrew in his anger and in his fury:
Joel 1:19
To thee, Jehovah, do I cry; for the fire hath devoured the pastures of the wilderness, and the flame hath burned up all the trees of the field.

The plowmen

Joel 1:11
Be ashamed, ye husbandmen; howl, ye vinedressers, for the wheat and for the barley: because the harvest of the field hath perished.

General references

Haggai 1:10
Therefore over you the heavens withhold their dew, and the earth withholdeth its fruit.