Rain: Figurative
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Psalm 72:6
He shall come down like rain on the mown grass: as showers that water the earth.
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On the Words of the Gospel, Matt. xxi. 19, Where Jesus Dried up ...
... If we are parched, let us beg for rain, that we may grow green ... of these at once,
both its own literal interpretation, [2972] and a figurative signification also ...
/.../sermons on selected lessons of the new testament/sermon xxxix on the words.htm

Elements of Prophetic Interpretation.
... statutes and keep my commandments, and do them: then I will give you rain in due ...
Prophecy is figurative when it abounds in tropes, as in much of ISAIAH and the ...
/.../a brief commentary on the apocalypse/elements of prophetic interpretation.htm

Translated from Latin of Rufinus.
... the whole earth, yet, by one and the same operation of the rain, that soil ... I think
there is no absurdity in explaining the tropical or figurative [2326] nature ...
/.../origen/origen de principiis/translated from latin of rufinus.htm

Psalm LXXII.
... it is perceived, that the very word Salomon is used in a figurative sense, so ... 9.
"And He shall come down like rain into a fleece, and like drops distilling ...
/.../augustine/exposition on the book of psalms/psalm lxxii.htm

Concerning Loans Prohibition of Usury and the Usurious Spirit. The ...
... ungrateful who deserved to have their gratitude"even He, whose sunshine and rain
even you ... [4128] For in applying to these heretics the figurative words which ...
/.../the five books against marcion/chapter xvii concerning loans prohibition of.htm

Chapter vii
... Flood would be what would normally be expected, namely the rain from above ... the fact
that the heavens poured down torrential rains, the figurative expression is ...
//christianbookshelf.org/leupold/exposition of genesis volume 1/chapter vii.htm

Even the Metaphorical Descriptions of this Subject in the ...
... the resurrection by means of the language of the prophets, which is equally figurative. ...
on a general condition once for all made to man, "sending rain on the ...
/.../chapter xxvi even the metaphorical descriptions.htm

Exposition of the Present State of the Churches.
... billows and whirled up from the deep, while a vehement torrent of rain pours down ...
77. Turn now I beg you from this figurative description to the unhappy reality ...
/.../basil/basil letters and select works/chapter xxx exposition of the.htm

Whether Sufficient Reason Can be Assigned for the Ceremonies ...
... The figurative meaning of these things is that the boards of which the tabernacle
was ... the curtains of goats' hair, which were exposed to wind and rain, as the ...
/.../aquinas/summa theologica/whether sufficient reason can be.htm

Interpretation of Prophecy.
... monarch's progress through the land of Judea, ending with a figurative account of
his ... grass springing out of the earth by clear shining after rain." The mind ...
/.../barrows/companion to the bible/chapter xxxviii interpretation of prophecy.htm

Subtopics

Rain

Rain of Christ in the Communication of his Graces

Rain of Righteousness

Rain of Spiritual Blessings

Rain of the Doctrine of Faithful Ministers

Rain of the Word of God

Rain: (Destructive) of a Poor Man Oppressing the Poor

Rain: (Destructive) of God's Judgments

Rain: Answer to Prayer For, Promised

Rain: Canaan Abundantly Supplied With

Rain: Contingent Upon Obedience

Rain: David Delivered By

Rain: Designed For: Making Fruitful the Earth

Rain: Designed For: Refreshing the Earth

Rain: Designed For: Replenishing the Springs and Fountains of the Earth

Rain: Divided Into: Great

Rain: Divided Into: Overflowing

Rain: Divided Into: Plentiful

Rain: Divided Into: Small

Rain: Divided Into: Sweeping

Rain: Extraordinary: After Long Drought in Ahab's Reign

Rain: Extraordinary: After the Captivity

Rain: Extraordinary: During Wheat Harvest in the Days of Samuel

Rain: Extraordinary: Plague of, Upon Egypt

Rain: Extraordinary: Time of the Flood

Rain: Figurative

Rain: Forty Days of, at the Time of the Great Flood of Noah

Rain: Frequently Withheld on Account of Iniquity

Rain: God Causes, to Come Down

Rain: God Exhibits Goodness in Giving

Rain: God Exhibits Greatness in Giving

Rain: God Gives

Rain: God Made a Decree For

Rain: God Prepares

Rain: God Sends Upon the Evil and Good

Rain: God should be Feared on Account of

Rain: God should be Praised For

Rain: Impotence of Idols Exhibited in not Being Able to Give

Rain: Miraculously Caused by Elijah

Rain: Miraculously Caused by Samuel

Rain: North Wind Unfavorable To

Rain: Not Sent Upon the Earth Immediately After Creation

Rain: Occasioned by the Condensing of the Clouds

Rain: Often Destroyed Houses

Rain: Often Impeded Travelling in the East

Rain: Often Succeeded by Heat and Sunshine

Rain: Prayer For

Rain: Promised in Due Season to the Obedient

Rain: Rainy Season in Palestine is in the Ninth Month, Corresponding to December

Rain: Rarely Falls in Egypt

Rain: Sent by God

Rain: Storm and Tempest often With

Rain: The Appearance of a Cloud from the West Indicated

Rain: The Earth Will Never Again be Destroyed By

Rain: The Former, After Harvest, to Prepare for Sowing

Rain: The Lack of Causes the Earth to Open

Rain: The Lack of Dries up Springs and Fountains

Rain: The Lack of Occasions Famine

Rain: The Lack of Removed by Prayer

Rain: The Latter, Before Harvest

Rain: The North Wind Drives Away

Rain: The Plague of, Upon Egypt

Rain: The Rainbow often Appears During

Rain: Thunder and Lightning often With

Rain: Unusual in Harvest Time

Rain: Withheld As Judgment

Rain: Withheld for Three Years and Six Months in the Days of Elijah

Rain: Withheld, in Answer to Prayer

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