Treasury of Scripture
To cause it to rain on the earth, where no man is; on the wilderness, wherein there is no man;
To cause (It is well known that rain falls copiously in thunder storms. The flash is first seen, the clap is next heard, and last the rain descends; though in fact they all take place at the same time. The lightning traverses all space in no perceivable succession of time. Sound is propagated at the rate of
1142 feet in a second. Rain travels still more slowly, and will be seen sooner or later according to the weight of the drops, and the distance of the cloud. Now as water is composed of two elastic airs or gases, called oxygen and hydrogen, in the proportion of
1/4 of the former and
Job 38:11 And said, Till now shall you come, but no further: and here shall your proud waves be stayed?
3/4 of the latter in
100 parts, the electric spark, or matter of lightning, passing through the atmosphere, ignites and decomposes those gases, which explode; and the water falls down in the form of rain. This explosion, as well as the rushing in of the circumambient air to restore the equilibrium, will account for the clap and peal; and thus by the lightning of thunder God causes it to rain on the earth.)
on the wilderness
Psalm 104:10-14 He sends the springs into the valleys, which run among the hills...
Psalm 107:35 He turns the wilderness into a standing water, and dry ground into springs.
Psalm 147:8,9 Who covers the heaven with clouds, who prepares rain for the earth, who makes grass to grow on the mountains...
Isaiah 35:1,2 The wilderness and the solitary place shall be glad for them; and the desert shall rejoice, and blossom as the rose...
Isaiah 41:18,19 I will open rivers in high places, and fountains in the middle of the valleys: I will make the wilderness a pool of water...
Isaiah 43:19,20 Behold, I will do a new thing; now it shall spring forth; shall you not know it? I will even make a way in the wilderness...
Jeremiah 14:22 Are there any among the vanities of the Gentiles that can cause rain? or can the heavens give showers? are not you he, O LORD our God?...
Hebrews 6:7,8 For the earth which drinks in the rain that comes oft on it, and brings forth herbs meet for them by whom it is dressed...
Strong's ConcordanceTo cause it to rain on the earth, [where] no man [is; on] the wilderness, wherein [there is] no man;
Topical BibleBring Cause Causing Desert Rain Waste Wherein Wilderness
Job Chapter 38 Verse 26
Alphabetical: a bring desert in it land lives man no on one people rain to water where with without
OT Poetry: Job 38:26 To cause it to rain (Jb)