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Bible Concordances

Torrey's Topical Textbook

Rain

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  • Occasioned by the condensing of the clouds
    Job 36:27,28; Psalm 77:17; Ecclesiastes 11:3

  • GOD
    • Made a decree for
      Job 28:26
    • Prepares
      Psalm 147:8
    • Gives
      Job 5:10
    • Causes, to come down
      Joel 2:23
    • Exhibits goodness in giving
      Acts 14:17
    • Exhibits greatness in giving
      Job 36:26,27
    • Sends upon the evil and good
      Matthew 5:45
    • Should be praised for
      Psalm 147:7,8
    • Should be feared on account of
      Jeremiah 5:24

  • Impotence of idols exhibited in not being able to give
    Jeremiah 14:22

  • Not sent upon the earth immediately after creation
    Genesis 2:5

  • Rarely falls in Egypt
    Deuteronomy 11:10; Zechariah 14:18

  • Canaan abundantly supplied with
    Deuteronomy 11:11

  • DESIGNED FOR
    • Refreshing the earth
      Psalm 68:9; 72:6
    • Making fruitful the earth
      Hebrews 6:7
    • Replenishing the springs and fountains of the earth
      Psalm 104:8

  • Promised in due season to the obedient
    Leviticus 26:4; Deuteronomy 11:14; Ezekiel 34:26,27

  • Frequently withheld on account of iniquity
    Deuteronomy 11:17; Jeremiah 3:3; 5:25; Amos 4:7

  • THE WANT OF
    • Causes the earth to open
      Job 29:23; Jeremiah 14:4
    • Dries up springs and fountains
      1 Kings 17:7
    • Occasions famine
      1 Kings 18:1,2
    • Removed by prayer
      1 Kings 8:35,36; James 5:18

  • Withheld for three years and six months in the days of Elijah
    1 Kings 17:1; James 5:17

  • DIVIDED INTO
    • Great
      Ezra 10:9
    • Plentiful
      Psalm 68:9
    • Overflowing
      Ezekiel 38:22
    • Sweeping
      Proverbs 28:3
    • Small
      Job 37:6

  • The former, after harvest, to prepare for sowing
    Deuteronomy 11:14; Jeremiah 5:24

  • The latter, before harvest
    Joel 2:23; Zechariah 10:1

  • The rainbow often appears during
    Genesis 9:14; Ezekiel 1:28

  • Often succeeded by heat and sunshine
    2 Samuel 23:4; Isaiah 18:4

  • The appearance of a cloud from the west indicated
    1 Kings 18:44; Luke 12:54

  • The north wind drives away
    Proverbs 25:23

  • Unusual in harvest time
    Proverbs 26:1

  • Thunder and lightning often with
    Psalm 135:7

  • Storm and tempest often with
    Matthew 7:25,27

  • INSTANCES OF EXTRAORDINARY
    • Time of the flood
      Genesis 7:4,12
    • Plague of, upon Egypt
      Exodus 9:18,23
    • During wheat harvest in the days of Samuel
      1 Samuel 12:17,18
    • After long drought in Ahab's reign
      1 Kings 18:45
    • After the captivity
      Ezra 10:9,13

  • Often impeded travelling in the east
    1 Kings 18:44; Isaiah 4:6

  • Often destroyed houses
    Ezekiel 13:13-15; Matthew 7:27

  • ILLUSTRATIVE
    • Of the word of God
      Isaiah 55:10,11
    • Of the doctrine of faithful ministers
      Deuteronomy 32:2
    • Of Christ in the communication of his graces
      Psalm 72:6; Hosea 6:3
    • Of spiritual blessings
      Psalm 68:9; 84:6; Ezekiel 34:26
    • Of righteousness
      Hosea 10:12
    • (Destructive,) of God's judgments
      Job 20:23; Psalm 11:6; Ezekiel 38:22
    • (Destructive,) of a poor man oppressing the poor
      Proverbs 28:3

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Torrey, Reuben Archer. Entry for 'Rain'. Torrey's Topical Textbook. https://www.studylight.org/concordances/eng/ttt/r/rain.html. 1897.

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