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Rain

Part of speech: Noun, Thing

The  rain  water is falling out of the  sky.


  •  Water will boil at 100 degrees Celsius or 212 degrees Fahrenheit. - 74
  • "We are living, breathing, human beings that need  water to live. The simple act of having  water with me wherever I go has completely changed my energy level, and my focus!" - Natalie Dougherty - 175
  •  Flood  waters are deeper then they appear. - 230
  • "I got hit in the back of the head by the biggest single  rain drop known to man! It hit me so hard I was instantly offended and ready to fight thinking someone just spat on me." - Joshua Wesley - 510
  •  Water weighs about 8.3 pounds per gallon. - 691
  Key words: Cloud, Clouds, Driving-Hazard, Heaven, Moisture, Precipitation, Rain, Rained, Raining, Rains, Rainy, Shower, Sky, Water, Water-Damage, Weather  

  Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's)  

Question: When does  water boil?
  Answer:  Water boils at 212 degrees F or 100 degrees C. - 63

Question: What is the purpose of cloud seeding?
  Answer: Cloud-seeding is a type of weather-modification that has been used to cause  rain to fall. - 296

Question: What chemical is used for cloud seeding?
  Answer: Silver-iodide have been historically used for cloud-seeding. Other chemicals are also being tested. - 297

Question: What is  rain?
  Answer:  Rain is  water that condensed in the clouds and falls to earth in drops. - 133

Question: What is the purpose of a  rain barrel?
  Answer: A rain-barrel collects rain-water. Every home should have at least one. - 298

Question: What is  water?
  Answer:  Water is a clear liquid composed of hydrogen and oxygen = H2O. - 62

Question: How much  water is on the surface of the Earth?
  Answer: 71 Percent of the Earth's surface is covered with  water. - 89


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  Words of Wisdom  

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.   Genesis 2:5 


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.   Genesis 7:4 


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


The fountains also of the deep and the windows of  heaven were stopped, and the  rain from  heaven was restrained;
And the  waters returned from off the earth continually: and after the end of the hundred and fifty days the  waters were abated.   Genesis 8:2, 3 


Then the LORD rained upon Sodom and upon Gomorrah brimstone and  fire from the LORD out of  heaven;
And he overthrew those cities, and all the plain, and all the inhabitants of the cities, and that which grew upon the ground.   Genesis 19:24, 25 


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.   Exodus 9:18 


And Moses stretched forth his rod toward  heaven: and the LORD sent thunder and hail, and the  fire ran along upon the ground; and the LORD rained hail upon the land of Egypt.   Exodus 9:23 


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.
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.   Exodus 9:33, 34 


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.   Exodus 16:4 


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.   Leviticus 26:4 


But the land, whither ye go to possess it, is a land of hills and valleys, and drinketh  water of the  rain of  heaven:
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.
And it shall come to pass, if ye shall hearken diligently unto my commandments which I command you this day, to love the LORD your  God, and to serve him with all your  heart and with all your soul,
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.   Deuteronomy 11:11-14 


And then the LORD's wrath be kindled against you, and he shut up the  heaven, that there be no  rain, and that the land yield not her fruit; and lest ye perish quickly from off the good land which the LORD giveth you.   Deuteronomy 11:17 


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.   Deuteronomy 28:12 


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


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:
Because I will publish the name of the LORD: ascribe ye greatness unto our  God.   Deuteronomy 32:2, 3 


Is it not  wheat harvest to day? I will call unto the LORD, and he shall send thunder and  rain; that ye may perceive and see that your wickedness is great, which ye have done in the sight of the LORD, in asking you a king.
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.   1 Samuel 12:17, 18 


Ye mountains of Gilboa, let there be no dew, neither let there be  rain, upon you, nor  fields of offerings: for there the  shield of the mighty is vilely cast away, the  shield of Saul, as though he had not been anointed with oil.   2 Samuel 1:21 


And he shall be as the light of the morning, when the  sun riseth, even a morning without clouds; as the tender  grass springing out of the earth by clear shining after  rain.   2 Samuel 23:4 


When  heaven is shut up, and there is no  rain, because they have sinned against thee; if they pray toward this place, and confess thy name, and turn from their sin, when thou afflictest them:
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.   1 Kings 8:35, 36 


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.   1 Kings 17:1 


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


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.   1 Kings 17:14 


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


And Elijah said unto Ahab, Get thee up, eat and drink; for there is a sound of abundance of  rain.   1 Kings 18:41 


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.
And it came to pass in the mean while, that the  heaven was  black with clouds and wind, and there was a great  rain. And Ahab rode, and went to Jezreel.   1 Kings 18:44, 45 


For thus saith the LORD, Ye shall not see wind, neither shall ye see  rain; yet that valley shall be filled with  water, that ye may drink, both ye, and your cattle, and your beasts.   2 Kings 3:17 


When the  heaven is shut up, and there is no  rain, because they have sinned against thee; yet if they pray toward this place, and confess thy name, and turn from their sin, when thou dost afflict them;
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.   2 Chronicles 6:26, 27 


If I shut up  heaven that there be no  rain, or if I command the locusts to devour the land, or if I send  pestilence among my people;
If my people, which are called by my name, shall humble themselves, and pray, and seek my face, and turn from their wicked ways; then will I hear from  heaven, and will forgive their sin, and will heal their land.   2 Chronicles 7:13, 14 


Then all the men of Judah and Benjamin gathered themselves together unto Jerusalem within three days. It was the ninth month, on the twentieth day of the month; and all the people sat in the street of the house of  God, trembling because of this matter, and for the great  rain.   Ezra 10:9 


But the people are many, and it is a time of much  rain, and we are not able to stand without, neither is this a work of one day or two: for we are many that have transgressed in this thing.   Ezra 10:13 


Who giveth  rain upon the earth, and sendeth  waters upon the  fields:
To set up on high those that be low; that those which mourn may be exalted to safety.   Job 5:10, 11 


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 20:23 


When he made a decree for the  rain, and a way for the lightning of the thunder:
Then did he see it, and declare it; he prepared it, yea, and searched it out.   Job 28:26, 27 


And they waited for me as for the  rain; and they opened their mouth wide as for the latter  rain.   Job 29:23 


For he maketh small the drops of  water: they pour down  rain according to the vapour thereof:
Which the clouds do drop and distil upon man abundantly.   Job 36:27, 28 


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 37:6 


To cause it to  rain on the earth, where no man is; on the wilderness, wherein there is no man;
To satisfy the desolate and waste ground; and to cause the bud of the tender herb to spring forth?
Hath the  rain a father? or who hath begotten the drops of dew?
Out of whose womb came the ice? and the hoary frost of  heaven, who hath gendered it?
The  waters are hid as with a stone, and the face of the deep is frozen.   Job 38:26-30 


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


Thou, O  God, didst send a plentiful  rain, whereby thou didst confirm thine inheritance, when it was weary.   Psalm 68:9 


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


And had rained down  manna upon them to eat, and had given them of the  corn of  heaven.   Psalm 78:24 


He rained  flesh also upon them as dust, and feathered fowls like as the sand of the  sea:
And he let it fall in the midst of their camp, round about their habitations.   Psalm 78:27, 28 


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


He gave them hail for  rain, and flaming  fire in their land.   Psalm 105:32 


He causeth the vapours to ascend from the ends of the earth; he maketh lightnings for the  rain; he bringeth the wind out of his treasuries.   Psalm 135:7 


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


In the light of the king's countenance is life; and his favour is as a cloud of the latter  rain.   Proverbs 16:15 


Whoso boasteth himself of a false gift is like clouds and wind without  rain.   Proverbs 25:14 


The north wind driveth away  rain: so doth an angry countenance a backbiting tongue.   Proverbs 25:23 


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


A continual dropping in a very rainy day and a contentious woman are alike.   Proverbs 27:15 


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


If the clouds be full of  rain, they empty themselves upon the earth: and if the  tree fall toward the south, or toward the north, in the place where the  tree falleth, there it shall be.   Ecclesiastes 11:3 


While the  sun, or the light, or the  moon, or the  stars, be not darkened, nor the clouds return after the  rain:
In the day when the keepers of the house shall tremble, and the strong men shall bow themselves, and the grinders cease because they are few, and those that look out of the windows be darkened,
And the doors shall be shut in the streets, when the sound of the grinding is low, and he shall rise up at the voice of the bird, and all the daughters of musick shall be brought low;
Also when they shall be afraid of that which is high, and fears shall be in the way, and the  almond  tree shall flourish, and the grasshopper shall be a burden, and desire shall fail: because man goeth to his long home, and the mourners go about the streets:
Or ever the  silver cord be loosed, or the golden bowl be broken, or the pitcher be broken at the fountain, or the wheel broken at the cistern.   Ecclesiastes 12:2-6 


For, lo, the winter is past, the  rain is over and gone;
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;
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.   Song of Solomon 2:11-13 


And there shall be a tabernacle for a shadow in the day time from the  heat, and for a place of refuge, and for a covert from storm and from  rain.   Isaiah 4:6 


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.   Isaiah 5:6 


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.   Isaiah 30:23 


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.   Isaiah 44:14 


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:
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.   Isaiah 55:10, 11 


Therefore the showers have been withholden, and there hath been no latter  rain; and thou hadst a whore's forehead, thou refusedst to be ashamed.   Jeremiah 3:3 


Neither say they in their  heart, Let us now fear the LORD our  God, that giveth  rain, both the former and the latter, in his season: he reserveth unto us the appointed weeks of the harvest.   Jeremiah 5:24 


When he uttereth his voice, there is a multitude of  waters in the  heavens, and he causeth the vapours to ascend from the ends of the earth; he maketh lightnings with  rain, and bringeth forth the wind out of his treasures.   Jeremiah 10:13 


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


Are there any among the vanities of the Gentiles that can cause  rain? or can the  heavens give showers? art not thou he, O LORD our  God? therefore we will wait upon thee: for thou hast made all these things.   Jeremiah 14:22 


When he uttereth his voice, there is a multitude of  waters in the  heavens; and he causeth the vapours to ascend from the ends of the earth: he maketh lightnings with  rain, and bringeth forth the wind out of his treasures.   Jeremiah 51:16 


As the appearance of the bow that is in the cloud in the day of  rain, so was the appearance of the brightness round about. This was the appearance of the likeness of the glory of the LORD. And when I saw it, I fell upon my face, and I heard a voice of one that spake.   Ezekiel 1:28 


Son of man, say unto her, Thou art the land that is not cleansed, nor rained upon in the day of indignation.   Ezekiel 22:24 


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.   Ezekiel 38:22 


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.   Hosea 6:3 


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.   Hosea 10:12 


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.   Joel 2:23 


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.   Amos 4:7 


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.   Zechariah 10:1 


And it shall be, that whoso will not come up of all the families of the earth unto Jerusalem to worship the King, the LORD of hosts, even upon them shall be no  rain.
And if the family of Egypt go not up, and come not, that have no  rain; there shall be the plague, wherewith the LORD will smite the heathen that come not up to keep the feast of tabernacles.   Zechariah 14:17, 18 


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.   Matthew 5:45 


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.
And every one that heareth these sayings of mine, and doeth them not, shall be likened unto a foolish man, which built his house upon the sand:
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.   Matthew 7:25-27 


But the same day that Lot went out of Sodom it rained  fire and brimstone from  heaven, and destroyed them all.   Luke 17:29 


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.   Acts 14:17 


And the barbarous people shewed us no little kindness: for they kindled a  fire, and received us every one, because of the present  rain, and because of the  cold.   Acts 28:2 


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:
But that which beareth thorns and briers is rejected, and is nigh unto cursing; whose end is to be burned.   Hebrews 6:7, 8 


Be patient therefore, brethren, unto the coming of the Lord. Behold, the husbandman waiteth for the precious fruit of the earth, and hath long patience for it, until he receive the early and latter  rain.   James 5:7 


Elias was a man subject to like passions as we are, and he prayed earnestly that it might not  rain: and it rained not on the earth by the space of three years and six months.
And he prayed again, and the  heaven gave  rain, and the earth brought forth her fruit.   James 5:17, 18 


And he that sat was to look upon like a jasper and a sardine stone: and there was a  rainbow round about the throne, in sight like unto an  emerald.   Revelation 4:3 


And I saw another mighty angel come down from  heaven, clothed with a cloud: and a  rainbow was upon his head, and his face was as it were the  sun, and his feet as pillars of  fire:
And he had in his hand a little book open: and he set his right foot upon the  sea, and his left foot on the earth,
And cried with a loud voice, as when a lion roareth: and when he had cried, seven thunders uttered their voices.   Revelation 10:1-3 


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.   Revelation 11:6 




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