- Leviticus 26:3-4 CSB
“If you follow my statutes and faithfully observe my commands, 4 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.
- Deuteronomy 32:2 CSB
Let my teaching fall like rain
and my word settle like dew,
like gentle rain on new grass
and showers on tender plants.
- 1 Kings 8:35-36 CSB
When the skies are shut and there is no rain,
because they have sinned against you,
and they pray toward this place
and praise your name,
and they turn from their sins
because you are afflicting them,
36 may you hear in heaven
and forgive the sin of your servants
and your people Israel,
so that you may teach them the good way
they should walk in.
May you send rain on your land
that you gave your people for an inheritance.
- Job 37:6-7 CSB
For he says to the snow, “Fall to the earth,”
and the torrential rains, his mighty torrential rains,
7 serve as his sign to all mankind,
so that all men may know his work.
- Psalm 68:8 CSB
the earth trembled and the skies poured rain
before God, the God of Sinai,[a]
before God, the God of Israel.
- Psalm 72:6 CSB
May the king be like rain that falls on the cut grass,
like spring showers that water the earth.
- Psalm 135:7 CSB
He causes the clouds to rise from the ends of the earth.
He makes lightning for the rain
and brings the wind from his storehouses.
- Psalm 147:8 CSB
who covers the sky with clouds,
prepares rain for the earth,
and causes grass to grow on the hills.
- Isaiah 45:8 CSB
“Heavens, sprinkle from above,
and let the skies shower righteousness.
Let the earth open up
so that salvation will sprout
and righteousness will spring up with it.
I, the Lord, have created it.
- Isaiah 55:10-11 CSB
For just as rain and snow fall from heaven
and do not return there
without saturating the earth
and making it germinate and sprout,
and providing seed to sow
and food to eat,
11 so my word that comes from my mouth
will not return to me empty,
but it will accomplish what I please
and will prosper in what I send it to do.”
- Jeremiah 14:22 CSB
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.
- Ezekiel 34:26 CSB
I will make them and the area around my hill a blessing: I will send down showers in their season; they will be showers of blessing.
- Hosea 10:12 CSB
Sow righteousness for yourselves
and reap faithful love;
break up your unplowed ground.
It is time to seek the Lord
until he comes and sends righteousness
on you like the rain.
- Joel 2:23 CSB
Children of Zion, rejoice and be glad
in the Lord your God,
because he gives you the autumn rain
for your vindication.[a]
He sends showers for you,
both autumn and spring rain as before.
- Zechariah 10:1 CSB
Ask the Lord for rain
in the season of spring rain.
The Lord makes the rain clouds,
and he will give them showers of rain
and crops in the field for everyone.
- Matthew 5:45 CSB
so that you may be children of your Father in heaven. For he causes his sun to rise on the evil and the good, and sends rain on the righteous and the unrighteous.
- Acts 14:16-17 CSB
In past generations he allowed all the nations to go their own way, although he did not leave himself without a witness, since he did what is good by giving you rain from heaven and fruitful seasons and filling you with food and your[b] hearts with joy.”
- James 5:17-18 CSB
Elijah was a human being as we are, and he prayed earnestly that it would not rain, and for three years and six months it did not rain on the land. 18 Then he prayed again, and the sky gave rain and the land produced its fruit.