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heaven
1 Kings 17:1
Now Elijah the Tishbite, from the Gilead settlers, said to Ahab, "As the LORD God of Israel lives, I stand before Him, and there will be no dew or rain during these years except by my command!"
Leviticus 26:19
I will break down your strong pride. I will make your sky like iron and your land like bronze,
Deuteronomy 11:17
Then the LORD's anger will burn against you. He will close the sky, and there will be no rain; the land will not yield its produce, and you will perish quickly from the good land the LORD is giving you.
Deuteronomy 28:12
The LORD will open for you His abundant storehouse, the sky, to give your land rain in its season and to bless all the work of your hands. You will lend to many nations, but you will not borrow.
Deuteronomy 28:23
The sky above you will be bronze, and the earth beneath you iron.
Deuteronomy 28:24
The LORD will turn the rain of your land into falling dust; it will descend on you from the sky until you are destroyed.
2 Samuel 24:13
So Gad went to David, told him [the choices], and asked him, "Do you want three years of famine to come on your land, to flee from your foes three months while they pursue you, or to have a plague in your land three days? Now, think it over and decide what answer I should take back to the One who sent me."
Jeremiah 14:1-7
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The word of the LORD that came to Jeremiah concerning the drought:
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Judah mourns; her gates languish. [Her people] are on the ground in mourning; Jerusalem's cry rises up.
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Their nobles send their servants for water. They go to the cisterns; they find no water; their containers return empty. They are ashamed and humiliated; they cover their heads.
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The ground is cracked since no rain [has fallen] on the land. The farmers are ashamed; they cover their heads.
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Even the doe in the field gives birth and abandons [her fawn] since there is no grass.
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Wild donkeys stand on the barren heights panting for air like jackals. Their eyes fail because there are no green plants.
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Though our guilt testifies against us, LORD, act for Your name's sake. Indeed, our rebellions are many; we have sinned against You.
Ezekiel 14:13
"Son of man, if a land sins against Me by acting faithlessly, and I stretch out My hand against it to cut off its supply of bread, to send famine through it, and to wipe out [both] man and animal from it,
Malachi 3:10
Bring the full 10 percent into the storehouse so that there may be food in My house. Test Me in this way," says the LORD of Hosts. "See if I will not open the floodgates of heaven and pour out a blessing for you without measure.
Luke 4:25
But I say to you, there were certainly many widows in Israel in Elijah's days, when the sky was shut up for three years and six months while a great famine came over all the land.
Revelation 11:6
These men have the power to close the sky so that it does not rain during the days of their prophecy. They also have power over the waters to turn them into blood, and to strike the earth with any plague whenever they want.
if they pray
1 Kings 8:33
When Your people Israel are defeated before an enemy, because they have sinned against You, and they return to You and praise Your name, and they pray and plead with You for mercy in this temple,
2 Chronicles 6:24
If Your people Israel are defeated before an enemy, because they have sinned against You, and they return [to You] and praise Your name, and they pray and plead for mercy before You in this temple,
2 Chronicles 6:26
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,
Romans 10:9
if you confess with your mouth, "Jesus is Lord," and believe in your heart that God raised Him from the dead, you will be saved.
Romans 15:9
and so that Gentiles may glorify God for His mercy. As it is written: Therefore I will praise You among the Gentiles, and I will sing psalms to Your name.
confess
1 Kings 8:29
so that Your eyes may watch over this temple night and day, toward the place where You said: My name will be there, and so that You may hear the prayer that Your servant prays toward this place.
1 Kings 8:30
Hear the petition of Your servant and Your people Israel, which they pray toward this place. May You hear in Your dwelling place in heaven. May You hear and forgive.
Joel 1:13-20
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Dress [in sackcloth] and lament, you priests; wail, you ministers of the altar. Come and spend the night in sackcloth, you ministers of my God, because grain and drink offerings are withheld from the house of your God.
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Announce a sacred fast; proclaim an assembly! Gather the elders and all the residents of the land at the house of the LORD your God, and cry out to the LORD.
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Woe because of that day! For the Day of the LORD is near and will come as devastation from the Almighty.
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Hasn't the food been cut off before our eyes, joy and gladness from the house of our God?
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The seeds lie shriveled in their casings. The storehouses are in ruin, and the granaries are broken down, because the grain has withered away.
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How the animals groan! The herds of cattle wander in confusion since they have no pasture. Even the flocks of sheep suffer punishment.
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I call to You, LORD, for fire has consumed the pastures of the wilderness, and flames have devoured all the trees of the countryside.
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Even the wild animals cry out to You, for the river beds are dried up, and fire has consumed the pastures of the wilderness.
Joel 2:15-17
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Blow the horn in Zion! Announce a sacred fast; proclaim an assembly.
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Gather the people; sanctify the congregation; assemble the aged; gather the children, even those nursing at the breast. Let the bridegroom leave his bedroom, and the bride her honeymoon chamber.
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Let the priests, the LORD's ministers, weep between the portico and the altar. Let them say: "Have pity on Your people, LORD, and do not make Your inheritance a disgrace, an object of scorn among the nations. Why should it be said among the peoples, 'Where is their God?'"
and turn
1 Kings 8:33
When Your people Israel are defeated before an enemy, because they have sinned against You, and they return to You and praise Your name, and they pray and plead with You for mercy in this temple,
Isaiah 1:15
When you lift up your hands [in prayer], I will refuse to look at you; even if you offer countless prayers, I will not listen. Your hands are covered with blood.
Isaiah 1:16
"Wash yourselves. Cleanse yourselves. Remove your evil deeds from My sight. Stop doing evil.
Isaiah 9:13
The people did not turn to Him who struck them; they did not seek the LORD of Hosts.
Ezekiel 18:30-32
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"Therefore, house of Israel, I will judge each one of you according to his ways." [This is] the declaration of the Lord God. "Repent and turn from all your transgressions, so they will not be a stumbling block that causes your punishment.
31
Throw off all the transgressions you have committed, and make yourselves a new heart and a new spirit. Why should you die, house of Israel?
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For I take no pleasure in anyone's death." [This is] the declaration of the Lord God. "So repent and live!
Hosea 14:1
Israel, return to the LORD your God, for you have stumbled in your sin.