Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

Therefore the showers have been withholden, and there hath been no latter rain; and thou hadst a whore's forehead, thou refusedst to be ashamed.

Latter rain

General references

Bible References

The showers

Jeremiah 9:12
Who is the man wise enough to understand this? Who has the Lord spoken to, that he may explain it? Why is the land destroyed and scorched like a wilderness, so no one can pass through?
Jeremiah 14:4
The ground is cracked
since no rain has fallen on the land.
The farmers are ashamed;
they cover their heads.
Leviticus 26:19
I will break down your strong pride. I will make your sky like iron and your land like bronze,
Deuteronomy 28:23
The sky above you will be bronze, and the earth beneath you iron.
Isaiah 5:6
I will make it a wasteland.
It will not be pruned or weeded;
thorns and briers will grow up.
I will also give orders to the clouds
that rain should not fall on it.
Joel 1:16
Hasn’t the food been cut off
before our eyes,
joy and gladness
from the house of our God?
Amos 4:7
I also withheld the rain from you
while there were still three months until harvest.
I sent rain on one city
but no rain on another.
One field received rain
while a field with no rain withered.
Haggai 1:11
I have summoned a drought
on the fields and the hills,
on the grain, new wine, olive oil,
and whatever the ground yields,
on man and beast,
and on all that your hands produce.”

Latter rain

Jeremiah 5:24
They have not said to themselves,
‘Let’s fear the Lord our God,
who gives the rain, both early and late, in its season,
who guarantees to us the fixed weeks of the harvest.’

A whore's

Jeremiah 5:3
Lord, don’t Your eyes look for faithfulness?
You have struck them, but they felt no pain.
You finished them off,
but they refused to accept discipline.
They made their faces harder than rock,
and they refused to return.
Jeremiah 6:15
Were they ashamed when they acted so abhorrently?
They weren’t at all ashamed.
They can no longer feel humiliation.
Therefore, they will fall among the fallen.
When I punish them, they will collapse,
says the Lord.
Jeremiah 8:12
Were they ashamed when they acted so abhorrently?
They weren’t at all ashamed.
They can no longer feel humiliation.
Therefore, they will fall among the fallen.
When I punish them, they will collapse,”
says the Lord.
Jeremiah 44:16
“As for the word you spoke to us in the name of Yahweh, we are not going to listen to you!
Ezekiel 3:7
But the house of Israel will not want to listen to you because they do not want to listen to Me. For the whole house of Israel is hardheaded and hardhearted.
Ezekiel 16:30
“How your heart was inflamed with lust”—the declaration of the Lord God—“when you did all these things, the acts of a brazen prostitute,
Zephaniah 3:5
The righteous Lord is in her;
He does no wrong.
He applies His justice morning by morning;
He does not fail at dawn,
yet the one who does wrong knows no shame.

Thou refusedst

Jeremiah 5:3
Lord, don’t Your eyes look for faithfulness?
You have struck them, but they felt no pain.
You finished them off,
but they refused to accept discipline.
They made their faces harder than rock,
and they refused to return.
Nehemiah 9:17
They refused to listen
and did not remember Your wonders
You performed among them.
They became stiff-necked and appointed a leader
to return to their slavery in Egypt.
But You are a forgiving God,
gracious and compassionate,
slow to anger and rich in faithful love,
and You did not abandon them.
Zechariah 7:11
But they refused to pay attention and turned a stubborn shoulder; they closed their ears so they could not hear.
Hebrews 12:25
Make sure that you do not reject the One who speaks. For if they did not escape when they rejected Him who warned them on earth, even less will we if we turn away from Him who warns us from heaven.

General references

Genesis 19:5
They called out to Lot and said, “Where are the men who came to you tonight? Send them out to us so we can have sex with them!”
Jeremiah 5:25
Your guilty acts have diverted these things from you.
Your sins have withheld My bounty from you,

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