Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
There shall be an handful of corn in the earth upon the top of the mountains; the fruit thereof shall shake like Lebanon: and they of the city shall flourish like grass of the earth.
Though your beginning was small, yet your latter end should greatly increase.
Then shall he give the rain for your seed, that you shall sow the ground with; and bread of the increase of the earth, and it shall be rich and plentiful: in that day shall your cattle feed in large pastures.
Until the spirit is poured upon us from on high, and the wilderness becomes a fruitful field, and the fruitful field is counted as a forest.
Another parable put he forth unto them, saying, The kingdom of heaven is like to a grain of mustard seed, which a man took, and sowed in his field:
And he said unto them, Go you into all the world, and preach the gospel to every creature.
And in those days Peter stood up in the midst of the disciples, and said, (the number of names together were about a hundred and twenty,)
Then they that gladly received his word were baptized: and the same day there were added unto them about three thousand souls.
But many of them who heard the word believed; and the number of the men was about five thousand.
1 Corinthians 3:6
I have planted, Apollos watered; but God gave the increase.
After this I beheld, and, lo, a great multitude, which no man could number, of all nations, and tribes, and people, and tongues, stood before the throne, and before the Lamb, clothed with white robes, and palms in their hands;
The righteous shall flourish like the palm tree: he shall grow like a cedar in Lebanon.
Is it not yet a very little while, and Lebanon shall be turned into a fruitful field, and the fruitful field shall be esteemed as a forest?
It shall blossom abundantly, and rejoice even with joy and singing: the glory of Lebanon shall be given unto it, the excellence of Carmel and Sharon, they shall see the glory of the LORD, and the excellency of our God.
I will be as the dew unto Israel: he shall grow as the lily, and cast forth his roots as Lebanon.
Of the city
He shall come down like rain upon the mown grass: as showers that water the earth.
1 Kings 4:20
Judah and Israel were many, as the sand which is by the sea in multitude, eating and drinking, and rejoicing.
For I will pour water upon him that is thirsty, and floods upon the dry ground: I will pour my spirit upon your descendants, and my blessing upon your offspring:
As the host of heaven cannot be numbered, neither the sand of the sea measured: so will I multiply the descendants of David my servant, and the Levites that minister unto me.
And I said unto him, Sir, you know. And he said to me, These are they who came out of the great tribulation, and have washed their robes, and made them white in the blood of the Lamb.