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 wise man that may understand this? and who is he to whom the mouth of the LORD has spoken that he may declare for what cause the land perishes and is burned up like a wilderness that no one passes through?
Jeremiah 14:4
Because the ground is chapped, for there was no rain in the earth, the plowmen were ashamed, they covered their heads.
Leviticus 26:19
And I will break the pride of your stronghold, 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 that is under thee shall be iron.
Isaiah 5:6
And I will lay it waste; it shall not be pruned, nor hoed; but briers and thorns shall come up there; I will even command the clouds that they rain no rain upon it.
Joel 1:16
Is not the food cut off before our eyes, the joy and the gladness from the house of our God?
Amos 4:7
And also I have withheld the rain from you when there were yet three months to the harvest, and I caused it to rain upon one city and caused it not to rain upon another city: one piece was rained upon, and the piece upon which it did not rain withered.
Haggai 1:11
And I called for a drought upon this land and upon the mountains and upon the wheat and upon the wine and upon the oil and upon that which the earth brings forth and upon the men, and upon the beasts and upon every labour of hands.

Latter rain

Jeremiah 5:24
Neither do they say in their heart, Let us now fear the LORD our God that gives rain, both the former and the latter, in its season; he shall keep us with the appointed weeks of the harvest.

A whore's

Jeremiah 5:3
O LORD, are not thine eyes upon the truth? Thou hast stricken them, but they did not feel it; thou hast consumed them, but they have refused to receive chastisement; they have made their faces harder than a rock; they have refused to return.
Jeremiah 6:15
Were they ashamed when they had committed abomination? no, they were not at all ashamed, neither could they blush; therefore, they shall fall among those that shall fall: at the time that I visit them they shall fall, saith the LORD.
Jeremiah 8:12
Were they ashamed when they had committed abomination? No, they were not at all ashamed, neither could they blush: therefore they shall fall among those that should fall: when I visit them, they shall fall, saith the LORD.
Jeremiah 44:16
As for the word that thou hast spoken unto us in the name of the LORD, we will not hearken unto thee.
Ezekiel 3:7
But the house of Israel will not desire to hear; for they do not desire to hear me: for all the house of Israel are impudent and hardhearted.
Ezekiel 16:30
How inconsistent is thy heart, said the Lord GOD, having done all these things, the work of a powerful harlot:
Zephaniah 3:5
The just LORD is in the midst thereof; he will not do iniquity: each morning he shall bring his judgment to light; he never fails; but the unjust know no shame.

Thou refusedst

Jeremiah 5:3
O LORD, are not thine eyes upon the truth? Thou hast stricken them, but they did not feel it; thou hast consumed them, but they have refused to receive chastisement; they have made their faces harder than a rock; they have refused to return.
Nehemiah 9:17
and refused to hear; neither did they remember thy wonders that thou hadst done among them, but hardened their necks and in their rebellion thought to appoint a leader to return to their bondage; but thou art a God of pardons, gracious and merciful, slow to anger, and of great mercy, for thou didst not leave them.
Zechariah 7:11
But they refused to hearken and pulled away the shoulder and stopped their ears that they should not hear.
Hebrews 12:25
See that you do not refuse him that speaks. For if those who refused him that spoke on earth did not escape, much less shall we escape, if we turn away from him that speaks from the heavens,

General references

Genesis 19:5
and they called unto Lot and said unto him, Where are the men who came in to thee this night? Bring them out unto us that we may know them.
Jeremiah 5:25
Your iniquities have turned away these things, and your sins have withheld good things from you.