4844 rain

4844 rain

Rain as a natural phenomenon

2Sa 21:10; 1Ki 18:41,44; Ezr 10:9; Ecc 11:3; Isa 4:6; Lk 12:54; Heb 6:7

Associated with cold weather Ac 28:2

God controls the rain

Ge 2:5; Jer 51:16 See also 1Ki 18:1; Job 5:10; Job 28:26; Job 37:6; Job 38:25; Ps 68:8; Ps 135:7; Ps 147:8; Jer 10:13; Jer 14:22

God’s bounty in giving rain to Israel Dt 28:12 See also Lev 26:4; Dt 11:14

God’s bounty in giving rain to all humanity Mt 5:45; Ac 14:17 See also Zec 10:1

God’s punishment through rain and flood Ge 7:4 See also Ex 9:33-34; 1Sa 12:17-18; Eze 38:22

God’s punishment through drought Dt 11:17 See also 1Ki 8:35-36 pp 2Ch 6:26-27; 1Ki 17:1; Isa 5:6; Am 4:7; Zec 14:17-18; Jas 5:17; Rev 11:6

Rain as a symbol of spiritual truth

God’s power to save Isa 55:10-11 See also 2Sa 23:4; Isa 45:8

God’s powerful anger Eze 13:11-13 See also 2Sa 22:12; Job 20:23; Isa 28:2

Power of circumstances Mt 7:27 See also Mt 7:25

Rain in other imagery

Ability to satisfy: Dt 32:2; Job 29:23; Ps 72:6; Pr 16:15 Clouds without rain: uselessness: Pr 25:14; Jude 12
Pr 25:23; Pr 26:1

The rainbow

Ge 9:14-16 a sign of God’s covenant; Eze 1:28; Rev 4:3; Rev 10:1

See also

1050God, goodness of
1325God, the Creator
4272sky
4293water
4816drought, physical
4819dryness
4838lightning
4845rainbow
4851storm
4854weather, God’s sovereignty
5454power, God’s saving
7227flood, the

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