Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
On the wilderness
He sends the springs into the valleys, which run among the hills.
He turns the wilderness into a pool of water, and dry ground into water springs.
Who covers the heaven with clouds, who prepares rain for the earth, who makes grass to grow upon the mountains.
The wilderness and the dry land shall be glad for them; and the desert shall rejoice, and blossom as the rose.
I will open rivers in high places, and fountains in the midst of the valleys: I will make the wilderness a pool of water, and the dry land springs of water.
Behold, I will do a new thing; now it shall spring forth; shall you not know it? I will even make a way in the wilderness, and rivers in the desert.
Are there any among the idols of the nations that can cause rain? or can the heavens give showers? are not you he, O LORD our God? therefore we will wait upon you: for you have made all these things.
For the earth which drinks in the rain that comes often upon it, and brings forth plants fit for them by whom it is cultivated, receives blessing from God: