New International Version
"When I shut up the heavens so that there is no rain, or command locusts to devour the land or send a plague among my people,
King James Bible
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;
Darby Bible Translation
If I shut up the heavens that there be no rain, or if I command the locust to devour the land, or if I send pestilence among my people;
World English Bible
"If I shut up the sky so that there is no rain, or if I command the locust to devour the land, or if I send pestilence among my people;
Young's Literal Translation
If I restrain the heavens and there is no rain, and if I lay charge on the locust to consume the land, and if I send pestilence among My people --
2 Chronicles 7:13 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Or if I send pestilence - "The angel of death." - Targum.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
If I shut up heaven
LibraryNovember the Twenty-Fifth after the Prayer the Fire!
"When Solomon had made an end of praying the fire came down from heaven." --2 CHRONICLES vii. 1-11. And the fire is the symbol of the Holy God. Pure flame is our imperfect mode of expressing the Incorruptible. This burning flame is heat and light in one. And when Solomon had prayed, the holy Flame was in their midst. But not only is the flame the symbol of the Holy; it also typifies the power which can make me holy. We have no cleansing minister to compare with fire. Where water fails fire succeeds. …
John Henry Jowett—My Daily Meditation for the Circling Year
Then the LORD's anger will burn against you, and he will shut up the heavens so that it will not rain and the ground will yield no produce, and you will soon perish from the good land the LORD is giving you.
2 Chronicles 6:26
"When the heavens are shut up and there is no rain because your people have sinned against you, and when they pray toward this place and give praise to your name and turn from their sin because you have afflicted them,
"I also withheld rain from you when the harvest was still three months away. I sent rain on one town, but withheld it from another. One field had rain; another had none and dried up.
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