Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

Be glad then, ye children of Zion, and rejoice in the LORD your God: for he hath given you the former rain moderately, and he will cause to come down for you the rain, the former rain, and the latter rain in the first month.

General references

Bible References

Ye children

Psalm 149:2
Let Israel rejoice in him that made him: Let the children of Zion be joyful in their King.
Lamentations 4:2
The precious sons of Zion, comparable to fine gold, How are they esteemed as earthen pitchers, the work of the hands of the potter!
Zechariah 9:13
For I have bent Judah for me, I have filled the bow with Ephraim; and I will stir up thy sons, O Zion, against thy sons, O Greece, and will make thee as the sword of a mighty man.
Galatians 4:26
But the Jerusalem that is above is free, which is our mother.

The former, etc

Joel 2:28
And it shall come to pass afterward, that I will pour out my Spirit upon all flesh; and your sons and your daughters shall prophesy, your old men shall dream dreams, your young men shall see visions:
Deuteronomy 32:2
My doctrine shall drop as the rain; My speech shall distil as the dew, As the small rain upon the tender grass, And as the showers upon the herb.
Job 33:23
If there be with him an angel, An interpreter, one among a thousand, To show unto man what is right for him;
Psalm 72:6
He will come down like rain upon the mown grass, As showers that water the earth.
Isaiah 30:21
and thine ears shall hear a word behind thee, saying, This is the way, walk ye in it; when ye turn to the right hand, and when ye turn to the left.
Ephesians 4:8
Wherefore he saith, When he ascended on high, he led captivity captive, And gave gifts unto men.

He will

Leviticus 26:4
then I will give your rains in their season, and the land shall yield its increase, and the trees of the field shall yield their fruit.
Deuteronomy 11:14
that I will give the rain of your land in its season, the former rain and the latter rain, that thou mayest gather in thy grain, and thy new wine, and thine oil.
Deuteronomy 28:12
Jehovah will open unto thee his good treasure the heavens, to give the rain of thy land in its season, and to bless all the work of thy hand: and thou shalt lend unto many nations, and thou shalt not borrow.
Proverbs 16:15
In the light of the king's countenance is life; And his favor is as a cloud of the latter rain.
Jeremiah 3:3
Therefore the showers have been withholden, and there hath been no latter rain; yet thou hast a harlot's forehead, thou refusedst to be ashamed.
Hosea 6:3
And let us know, let us follow on to know Jehovah: his going forth is sure as the morning; and he will come unto us as the rain, as the latter rain that watereth the earth.
Zechariah 10:1
Ask ye of Jehovah rain in the time of the latter rain, even of Jehovah that maketh lightnings; and he will give them showers of rain, to every one grass in the field.
James 5:7
Be patient therefore, brethren, until the coming of the Lord. Behold, the husbandman waiteth for the precious fruit of the earth, being patient over it, until it receive the early and latter rain.

In

Amos 4:7
And I also have withholden 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 whereupon it rained not withered.

General references

Deuteronomy 11:14
that I will give the rain of your land in its season, the former rain and the latter rain, that thou mayest gather in thy grain, and thy new wine, and thine oil.

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