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 heavens as iron, and your earth as bronze:
Deuteronomy 28:23
And your heaven that is over your head shall be bronze, and the earth that is under you shall be iron.
Deuteronomy 29:23
And that the whole land thereof is brimstone, and salt, and burning, that it is not sown, nor does it bear, nor any grass grows therein, like the overthrow of Sodom, and Gomorrah, Admah, and Zeboim, which the LORD overthrew in his anger, and in his wrath:
Joel 1:19
O LORD, to you will 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 ashamed, O you farmers; wail, O you vinedressers, for the wheat and for the barley; because the harvest of the field has perished.

General references

Haggai 1:10
Therefore the heavens over you withholds the dew, and the earth withholds her fruit.