torrential?…heavy?..drizzling?….’rain’ ….. mentioned in the Holy Bible (KJV)

That ye may be the children of your Father which is in heaven:
for he maketh his sun to rise on the evil and on the good,
and sendeth rain on the just and on the unjust. – Mat 5:45


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I am no preacher, but, am a prime sinner and living in this world in HIS mercy. For a sinner like me too, when I read “The Holy Bible” KJV,  the following verses were given in the context of “rain”.

Gen 2:5 And every plant of the field before it was in the earth,
and every herb of the field before it grew:
for the LORD God had not caused it to rain upon the earth,
and there was not a man to till the ground.

Gen 7:4 For yet seven days,
and I will cause it to rain upon the earth
forty days and forty nights;
and every living substance that I have made
will I destroy from off the face of the earth.

Gen 7:12 And the rain was upon the earth
forty days and forty nights.

Gen 8:2 The fountains also of the deep
and the windows of heaven were stopped,
and the rain from heaven was restrained;

Exo 9:18 Behold, to morrow about this time
I will cause it to rain a very grievous hail,
such as hath not been in Egypt
since the foundation thereof even until now.

Exo 9:33 And Moses went out of the city from Pharaoh,
and spread abroad his hands unto the LORD:
and the thunders and hail ceased,
and the rain was not poured upon the earth.

Exo 9:34 And when Pharaoh saw that
the rain and the hail
and the thunders were ceased,
he sinned yet more,
and hardened his heart,
he and his servants.

Exo 16:4 Then said the LORD unto Moses, Behold,
I will rain bread from heaven for you;
and the people shall go out
and gather a certain rate every day,
that I may prove them,
whether they will walk in my law, or no.

Lev 26:4 Then I will give you rain in due season,
and the land shall yield her increase,
and the trees of the field shall yield their fruit.

Deu 11:11 But the land, whither ye go to possess it,
is a land of hills and valleys,
and drinketh water of the rain of heaven:

12. A land which the LORD thy God careth for:
the eyes of the LORD thy God are always upon it,
from the beginning of the year even unto the end of the year.

Deu 11:14 That I will give you the rain of your land
in his due season,
the first rain and the latter rain,
that thou mayest gather in thy corn,
and thy wine,
and thine oil.

Deu 28:12 The LORD shall open unto thee his good treasure,
the heaven to give the rain unto thy land in his season,
and to bless all the work of thine hand:
and thou shalt lend unto many nations,
and thou shalt not borrow.

Deu 28:24 The LORD shall make
the rain of thy land powder and dust:
from heaven shall it come down upon thee,
until thou be destroyed.

Deu 32:2 My doctrine shall drop as the rain,
my speech shall distil as the dew,
as the small rain upon the tender herb,
and as the showers upon the grass:

3. Because I will publish the name of the LORD:
ascribe ye greatness unto our God.

1Sa 12:18 So Samuel called unto the LORD;
and the LORD sent thunder and rain that day:
and all the people greatly feared the LORD and Samuel.

1Ki 8:36 Then hear thou in heaven,
and forgive the sin of thy servants,
and of thy people Israel,
that thou teach them the good way wherein they should walk,
and give rain upon thy land,
which thou hast given to thy people for an inheritance.

1Ki 17:1 And Elijah the Tishbite,
who was of the inhabitants of Gilead, said unto Ahab,
As the LORD God of Israel liveth, before whom I stand,
there shall not be dew nor rain these years,
but according to my word.

1Ki 17:7 And it came to pass after a while,
that the brook dried up,
because there had been no rain in the land.

1Ki 17:14 For thus saith the LORD God of Israel,
The barrel of meal shall not waste,
neither shall the cruse of oil fail,
until the day that the LORD sendeth rain upon the earth.

1Ki 18:1 And it came to pass after many days,
that the word of the LORD came to Elijah in the third year, saying,
Go, shew thyself unto Ahab;
and I will send rain upon the earth.

1Ki 18:44 And it came to pass at the seventh time,
that he said, Behold, there ariseth a little cloud out of the sea,
like a man’s hand.
And he said, Go up, say unto Ahab, Prepare thy chariot,
and get thee down,
that the rain stop thee not.

2Ch 6:27 Then hear thou from heaven,
and forgive the sin of thy servants,
and of thy people Israel,
when thou hast taught them the good way,
wherein they should walk;
and send rain upon thy land,
which thou hast given unto thy people for an inheritance.

Job 5:10 Who giveth rain upon the earth,
and sendeth waters upon the fields:

11. To set up on high those that be low;
that those which mourn may be exalted to safety.

Job 20:23 When he is about to fill his belly,
God shall cast the fury of his wrath upon him,
and shall rain it upon him while he is eating.

Job 36:27 For he maketh small the drops of water:
they pour down rain according to the vapour thereof:

28. Which the clouds do drop
and distil upon man abundantly.

Job 37:6 For he saith to the snow, Be thou on the earth;
likewise to the small rain,
and to the great rain of his strength.

Job 38:26 To cause it to rain on the earth,
where no man is;
on the wilderness,
wherein there is no man;

27. To satisfy the desolate and waste ground;
and to cause the bud of the tender herb to spring forth?

Job 38:28 Hath the rain a father?
or who hath begotten the drops of dew?

Psa 11:6 Upon the wicked he shall rain snares,
fire and brimstone,
and an horrible tempest:
this shall be the portion of their cup.

Psa 72:6 He shall come down
like rain upon the mown grass:
as showers that water the earth.

Psa 84:6 Who passing through
the valley of Baca make it a well;
the rain also filleth the pools.

Psa 147:8 Who covereth the heaven with clouds,
who prepareth rain for the earth,
who maketh grass to grow upon the mountains.

Pro 26:1 As snow in summer,
and as rain in harvest,
so honour is not seemly for a fool.

Pro 28:3 A poor man that oppresseth the poor is
like a sweeping rain which leaveth no food.

Son 2:11 For, lo, the winter is past,
the rain is over and gone;

12. The flowers appear on the earth;
the time of the singing of birds is come,
and the voice of the turtle is heard in our land;
13. The fig tree putteth forth her green figs,
and the vines with the tender grape give a good smell.
Arise, my love, my fair one,
and come away.

Isa 5:6 And I will lay it waste:
it shall not be pruned, nor digged;
but there shall come up briers and thorns:
I will also command the clouds
that they rain no rain upon it.

Isa 30:23 Then shall he give the rain of thy seed,
that thou shalt sow the ground withal;
and bread of the increase of the earth,
and it shall be fat and plenteous:
in that day shall thy cattle feed in large pastures.

Isa 44:14 He heweth him down cedars,
and taketh the cypress and the oak,
which he strengtheneth for himself
among the trees of the forest:
he planteth an ash,
and the rain doth nourish it.

Isa 55:10 For as the rain cometh down,
and the snow from heaven,
and returneth not thither, but watereth the earth,
and maketh it bring forth and bud, that it may give seed to the sower,
and bread to the eater:

11. So shall my word be that goeth forth out of my mouth:
it shall not return unto me void,
but it shall accomplish that which I please,
and it shall prosper in the thing whereto I sent it.

Jer 14:4 Because the ground is chapt,
for there was no rain in the earth,
the plowmen were ashamed, they covered their heads.

Eze 38:22 And I will plead against him with pestilence and with blood;
and I will rain upon him,
and upon his bands,
and upon the many people that are with him,
an overflowing rain,
and great hailstones, fire,
and brimstone.

Hos 6:3 Then shall we know,
if we follow on to know the LORD:
his going forth is prepared as the morning;
and he shall come unto us as the rain,
as the latter and former rain unto the earth.

Hos 10:12 Sow to yourselves in righteousness, reap in mercy;
break up your fallow ground:
for it is time to seek the LORD,
till he come and rain righteousness upon you.

Joe 2:23 Be glad then, ye children of Zion,
and rejoice in the LORD your God:
for he hath given you the former rain moderately,
and he will cause to come down for you the rain,
the former rain,
and the latter rain in the first month.

Amo 4:7 And also I have withholden the rain from you,
when there were yet three months to the harvest:
and I caused it to rain upon one city,
and caused it not to rain upon another city:
one piece was rained upon,
and the piece whereupon it rained not withered.

Zec 10:1 Ask ye of the LORD rain
in the time of the latter rain;
so the LORD shall make bright clouds,
and give them showers of rain,
to every one grass in the field.

Mat 5:45 That ye may be the children of your Father
which is in heaven:
for he maketh his sun to rise on the evil
and on the good,
and sendeth rain on the just and on the unjust.

Mat 7:25 And the rain descended,
and the floods came,
and the winds blew,
and beat upon that house;
and it fell not:
for it was founded upon a rock.

Mat 7:27 And the rain descended,
and the floods came,
and the winds blew,
and beat upon that house;
and it fell:
and great was the fall of it.

Act 14:17 Nevertheless he left not himself without witness,
in that he did good,
and gave us rain from heaven,
and fruitful seasons,
filling our hearts with food and gladness.

Heb 6:7 For the earth which drinketh in the rain
that cometh oft upon it,
and bringeth forth herbs meet for them
by whom it is dressed,
receiveth blessing from God:

8. But that which beareth thorns and briers is rejected,
and is nigh unto cursing;
whose end is to be burned.

Rev 11:6 These have power to shut heaven,
that it rain not in the days of their prophecy:
and have power over waters to turn them to blood,
and to smite the earth with all plagues, as often as they will.

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About David Mathi Raj Samuel
I am engaged in the computer field since 1977, particularly in Documentation, Desktop Publishing & Training field since 1986. The design work provides me creative satisfaction and motivates me to look for more challenging activities. I have a taste for Technical Writing. Presently, I am a Freelancer. My SME (Subject-Matter Expert) is "The Holy Bible (KJV)" and publishing the "Subject" from the Holy Bible only. I use CorelDraw X5 & X6 to create my flyers. I emphasize, that, I am no preacher, I am nothing special, but, an average man. Personally, I am from the bottom of the society, Tamil speaking 'Adhi-Dravida' community in Tamil Nadu, India. Father was Head-master of a municipal Higher Secondary School, passed at the age of 50 (05/05/1922 – 03/07/1972). Mother was a Teacher in a Municipal Higher Secondary School, passed after her retirement (08/04/1927 – 17/12/1993). Now I am living in New Delhi, India.

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