As long as the earth endures,
seedtime and harvest, cold and heat,
summer and winter, and day and night
will not cease.”
It rises from one end of the heavens
and circles to their other end;
nothing is hidden from its heat.
For, the Lord said to me:I will quietly look out from My place,
like shimmering heat in sunshine,
like a rain cloud in harvest heat.
Then the Lord appeared to Abraham at the oaks of Mamre while he was sitting in the entrance of his tent during the heat of the day.
2 Samuel 4:5
Rechab and Baanah, the sons of Rimmon the Beerothite, set out and arrived at Ish-bosheth’s house during the heat of the day while the king was taking his midday nap.
There I was—the heat consumed me by day and the frost by night, and sleep fled from my eyes.
For day and night Your hand was heavy on me;
my strength was drained
as in the summer’s heat.Selah
You whose clothes get hot
when the south wind brings calm to the land,
‘These last men put in one hour, and you made them equal to us who bore the burden of the day and the burning heat!’
As the sun was rising, God appointed a scorching east wind. The sun beat down so much on Jonah’s head that he almost fainted, and he wanted to die. He said, “It’s better for me to die than to live.”
“At that time it will be said to this people and to Jerusalem, ‘A searing wind blows from the barren heights in the wilderness on the way to My dear people. It comes not to winnow or to sift;
The wadis evaporate in warm weather;
they disappear from their channels in hot weather.
They gathered it every morning. Each gathered as much as he needed to eat, but when the sun grew hot, it melted.
1 Samuel 11:9
He told the messengers who had come, “Tell this to the men of Jabesh-gilead: ‘Deliverance will be yours tomorrow by the time the sun is hot.’” So the messengers told the men of Jabesh, and they rejoiced.
like heat in a dry land,
You subdue the uproar of barbarians.
As the shade of a cloud cools the heat of the day,
so He silences the song of the violent.
I said to them, “Do not open the gates of Jerusalem until the sun is hot, and let the doors be shut and securely fastened while the guards are on duty. Station the citizens of Jerusalem as guards, some at their posts and some at their homes.”
Your court officials are like the swarming locust,
and your scribes like clouds of locusts,
which settle on the walls on a cold day;
when the sun rises, they take off,
and no one knows where they are.
And when the south wind is blowing, you say, ‘It’s going to be a scorcher!’ and it is.
For the sun rises with its scorching heat and dries up the grass; its flower falls off, and its beautiful appearance is destroyed. In the same way, the rich man will wither away while pursuing his activities.
They will no longer hunger;
they will no longer thirst;
the sun will no longer strike them,
nor will any heat.
and there will be a booth for shade from heat by day, and a refuge and shelter from storm and rain.
He will be like a tree planted by water:
it sends its roots out toward a stream,
it doesn’t fear when heat comes,
and its foliage remains green.
It will not worry in a year of drought
or cease producing fruit.