91 occurrences

'Rain' in the Bible

No shrub of the field had yet grown on the land, and no plant of the field had yet sprouted, for the Lord God had not made it rain on the land, and there was no man to work the ground.

Seven days from now I will make it rain on the earth 40 days and 40 nights, and I will wipe off from the face of the earth every living thing I have made.”

The sources of the watery depths and the floodgates of the sky were closed, and the rain from the sky stopped.

Tomorrow at this time I will rain down the worst hail that has ever occurred in Egypt from the day it was founded until now.

Moses went out from Pharaoh and the city, and extended his hands to the Lord. Then the thunder and hail ceased, and rain no longer poured down on the land.

When Pharaoh saw that the rain, hail, and thunder had ceased, he sinned again and hardened his heart, he and his officials.

Then the Lord said to Moses, “I am going to rain bread from heaven for you. The people are to go out each day and gather enough for that day. This way I will test them to see whether or not they will follow My instructions.

I will give you rain at the right time, and the land will yield its produce, and the trees of the field will bear their fruit.

But the land you are entering to possess is a land of mountains and valleys, watered by rain from the sky.

I will provide rain for your land in the proper time, the autumn and spring rains, and you will harvest your grain, new wine, and oil.

Then the Lord’s anger will burn against you. He will close the sky, and there will be no rain; the land will not yield its produce, and you will perish quickly from the good land the Lord is giving you.

The Lord will open for you His abundant storehouse, the sky, to give your land rain in its season and to bless all the work of your hands. You will lend to many nations, but you will not borrow.

The Lord will turn the rain of your land into falling dust; it will descend on you from the sky until you are destroyed.

Let my teaching fall like rainand my word settle like dew,like gentle rain on new grassand showers on tender plants.

Lord, when You came from Seir,when You marched from the fields of Edom,the earth trembled,the heavens poured rain,and the clouds poured water.

Isn’t the wheat harvest today? I will call on the Lord and He will send thunder and rain, so that you will know and see what a great evil you committed in the Lord’s sight by requesting a king for yourselves.”

Samuel called on the Lord, and on that day the Lord sent thunder and rain. As a result, all the people greatly feared the Lord and Samuel.

Mountains of Gilboa,let no dew or rain be on you,or fields of offerings,for there the shield of the mighty was defiled—the shield of Saul, no longer anointed with oil.

Rizpah, Aiah’s daughter, took sackcloth and spread it out for herself on the rock from the beginning of the harvest until the rain poured down from heaven on the bodies. She kept the birds of the sky from them by day and the wild animals by night.

is like the morning light when the sun riseson a cloudless morning,the glisten of rain on sprouting grass.”

When the skies are shut and there is no rain,because they have sinned against You,and they pray toward this placeand praise Your name,and they turn from their sinsbecause You are afflicting them,

may You hear in heavenand forgive the sin of Your servantsand Your people Israel,so that You may teach them the good waythey should walk in.May You send rain on Your landthat You gave Your people for an inheritance.

Now Elijah the Tishbite, from the Gilead settlers, said to Ahab, “As the Lord God of Israel lives, I stand before Him, and there will be no dew or rain during these years except by my command!”

After a while, the wadi dried up because there had been no rain in the land.

for this is what the Lord God of Israel says, ‘The flour jar will not become empty and the oil jug will not run dry until the day the Lord sends rain on the surface of the land.”

After a long time, the word of the Lord came to Elijah in the third year: “Go and present yourself to Ahab. I will send rain on the surface of the land.”

On the seventh time, he reported, “There’s a cloud as small as a man’s hand coming from the sea.”Then Elijah said, “Go and tell Ahab, ‘Get your chariot ready and go down so the rain doesn’t stop you.’”

For the Lord says, ‘You will not see wind or rain, but the wadi will be filled with water, and you will drink—you and your cattle and your animals.’

When the skies are shut and there is no rainbecause they have sinned against You,and they pray toward this placeand praise Your name,and they turn from their sinsbecause You are afflicting them,

may You hear in heavenand forgive the sin of Your servantsand Your people Israel,so that You may teach them the good waythey should walk in.May You send rain on Your landthat You gave Your people for an inheritance.

If I close the sky so there is no rain, or if I command the grasshopper to consume the land, or if I send pestilence on My people,

So all the men of Judah and Benjamin gathered in Jerusalem within the three days. On the twentieth day of the ninth month, all the people sat in the square at the house of God, trembling because of this matter and because of the heavy rain.

when He established a limit for the rainand a path for the lightning,

They waited for me as for the rainand opened their mouths as for spring showers.

For He makes waterdrops evaporate;they distill the rain into its mist,

Who cuts a channel for the flooding rainor clears the way for lightning,

to bring rain on an uninhabited land,on a desert with no human life,

Does the rain have a father?Who fathered the drops of dew?

the earth trembled and the skies poured down rainbefore God, the God of Sinai,before God, the God of Israel.

May he be like rain that falls on the cut grass,like spring showers that water the earth.

As they pass through the Valley of Baca,they make it a source of springwater;even the autumn rain will cover it with blessings.

He gave them hail for rain,and lightning throughout their land.

He causes the clouds to rise from the ends of the earth.He makes lightning for the rainand brings the wind from His storehouses.

When a king’s face lights up, there is life;his favor is like a cloud with spring rain.

A destitute leader who oppresses the pooris like a driving rain that leaves no food.

If the clouds are full, they will pour out rain on the earth;whether a tree falls to the south or the north,the place where the tree falls, there it will lie.

before the sun and the light are darkened,and the moon and the stars,and the clouds return after the rain;

I will make it a wasteland.It will not be pruned or weeded;thorns and briers will grow up.I will also give orders to the cloudsthat rain should not fall on it.

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.

For You have been a stronghold for the poor,a stronghold for the needy person in his distress,a refuge from the rain, a shade from the heat.When the breath of the violentis like rain against a wall,

Then He will send rain for your seed that you have sown in the ground, and the food, the produce of the ground, will be rich and plentiful. On that day your cattle will graze in open pastures.

And the Lord will make the splendor of His voice heardand reveal His arm striking in angry wrathand a flame of consuming fire,in driving rain, a torrent, and hailstones.

Each will be like a shelter from the wind,a refuge from the rain,like streams of water in a dry landand the shade of a massive rock in an arid land.

He cuts down cedars for his use,or he takes a cypress or an oak.He lets it grow strong among the trees of the forest.He plants a laurel, and the rain makes it grow.

For just as rain and snow fall from heavenand do not return therewithout saturating the earthand making it germinate and sprout,and providing seed to sowand food to eat,

This is why the showers haven’t come—why there has been no spring rain.You have the brazen look of a prostituteand refuse to be ashamed.

They have not said to themselves,‘Let’s fear the Lord our God,who gives the rain, both early and late, in its season,who guarantees to us the fixed weeks of the harvest.’

When He thunders,the waters in the heavens are in turmoil,and He causes the clouds to risefrom the ends of the earth.He makes lightning for the rainand brings the wind from His storehouses.

The ground is crackedsince no rain has fallen on the land.The farmers are ashamed;they cover their heads.

Can any of the worthless idols of the nations bring rain?Or can the skies alone give showers?Are You not the Lord our God?We therefore put our hope in You,for You have done all these things.

When He thunders,the waters in the heavens are in turmoil,and He causes the cloudsto rise from the ends of the earth.He makes lightning for the rainand brings the wind from His storehouses.

therefore, tell those who plaster it that it will fall. Torrential rain will come, and I will send hailstones plunging down, and a windstorm will be released.

“So this is what the Lord God says: I will release a windstorm in My wrath. Torrential rain will come in My anger, and hailstones will fall in destructive fury.

“Son of man, say to her: You are a land that has not been cleansed, that has not received rain in the day of indignation.

I will execute judgment on him with plague and bloodshed. I will pour out torrential rain, hailstones, fire, and brimstone on him, as well as his troops and the many peoples who are with him.

Let us strive to know the Lord.His appearance is as sure as the dawn.He will come to us like the rain,like the spring showers that water the land.

Sow righteousness for yourselvesand reap faithful love;break up your unplowed ground.It is time to seek the Lorduntil He comes and sends righteousnesson you like the rain.

Children of Zion, rejoice and be gladin the Lord your God,because He gives you the autumn rainfor your vindication.He sends showers for you,both autumn and spring rain as before.

I also withheld the rain from youwhile there were still three months until harvest.I sent rain on one citybut no rain on another.One field received rainwhile a field with no rain withered.

Ask the Lord for rainin the season of spring rain.The Lord makes the rain clouds,and He will give them showers of rainand crops in the field for everyone.

Should any of the families of the earth not go up to Jerusalem to worship the King, the Lord of Hosts, rain will not fall on them.

And if the people of Egypt will not go up and enter, then rain will not fall on them; this will be the plague the Lord inflicts on the nations who do not go up to celebrate the Festival of Booths.

The rain fell, the rivers rose, and the winds blew and pounded that house. Yet it didn’t collapse, because its foundation was on the rock.

The rain fell, the rivers rose, the winds blew and pounded that house, and it collapsed. And its collapse was great!”

For ground that has drunk the rain that has often fallen on it and that produces vegetation useful to those it is cultivated for receives a blessing from God.

These men have the power to close up the sky so that it does not rain during the days of their prophecy. They also have power over the waters to turn them into blood and to strike the earth with every plague whenever they want.

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Definition
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מורה 
Mowreh 
Usage: 3

βρέχω 
Brecho 
rain , wash , rain
Usage: 4

גּשׁם 
Gasham 
Usage: 1

גּשׁם 
Geshem 
Usage: 35

גּשׁם 
Goshem 
Usage: 1

יורה 
Yowreh 
Usage: 3

ירא ירה 
Yarah 
Usage: 83

מטר 
Matar 
Usage: 17

מטר 
Matar 
Usage: 38

מלקושׁ 
Malqowsh 
Usage: 8

סגריד 
Cagriyd 
Usage: 1

שׂעיר 
Sa`iyr 
Usage: 1

βροχή 
Broche 
Usage: 0

ἶρις 
Iris 
Usage: 2

ὑετός 
Huetos 
Usage: 6

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