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{Genesis 8:22} While x5750 the earth 776 remaineth, 3117 x3605 seedtime 2233 and harvest, 7105 and cold 7120 and heat, 2527 and summer 7019 and winter, 2779 and day 3117 and night 3915 shall not x3808 cease. 7673 z8799
While the earth remaineth:
Heb. as yet all the days of the earth, "In a littleª wrathª I hidª° my faceª from¹ thee for a moment;ª but with everlastingª kindnessª will I have mercyª° on thee, saithª° the LORDª thy Redeemer.ª°" {Isa 54:8}
Most of the European nations divide the year into four distinct parts, called quarters or seasons; but there are six divisions in the text, which obtained in Palestine among the Hebrews, and exist among the Arabs to the present day. According to this gracious promise, the heavenly bodies have preserved their courses, the seasons their successions, and the earth its increase for the use of man. "For¹ these¹ two yearsª [hath] the famineª [been] inª the land:ª and yet¹ [there are] fiveª years,ª in the which¹ [there shall] neitherª [be] earingª nor harvest.ª" {Gen 45:6} + "Sixª daysª thou shalt work,ª° but on the seventhª dayª thou shalt rest:ª° in earing timeª and in harvestª thou shalt rest.ª°" {Exd 34:21} + "The dayª [is] thine, the nightª also¹ [is] thine: thou¹ hast preparedª° the lightª and the sun.ª ... Thou¹ hast setª° all¹ the bordersª of the earth:ª thou¹ hast madeª° summerª and winter.ª" {Psa 74:16-17} + "For,¹ lo,¹ the winterª is past,ª° the rainª is overª° [and] gone;ª° ... The flowersª appearª° on the earth;ª the timeª of the singingª [of birds] is come,ª° and the voiceª of the turtleª is heardª° in our land;ª" {Sgs 2:11-12} + "For¹ this¹ [is as] the watersª of Noahª unto me: for¹ [as] I have swornª° that the watersª of Noahª should no more¹ go¹¹ over²°¹ the earth;ª so¹ have I swornª° that I would not be wrothª°¹ with¹ thee, nor rebukeª°¹ thee." {Isa 54:9} + "Neither¹ sayª° they in their heart,ª Let us now¹ fearª°¹ the LORDª our God,ª that givethª° rain,ª both the formerª and the latter,ª in his season:ª he reservethª° unto us the appointedª weeksª of the harvest.ª" {Jer 5:24} + "Be patientª° therefore,ª brethren,ª untoª the¹ comingª of the¹ Lord.ª Behold,ª° the¹ husbandmanª waiteth²° for¹ the¹ preciousª fruitª of the¹ earth,ª and¹ hath long patienceª° forª it,ª untilªª he receiveª° the earlyª andª latterª rain.ª" {Jms 5:7}
"Thus¹ saithª° the LORD,ª which givethª° the sunª for a lightª by day,ª [and] the ordinancesª of the moonª and of the starsª for a lightª by night,ª which dividethª° the seaª when the wavesª thereof roar;ª° The LORDª of hostsª [is] his name:ª" {Jer 31:35} + "Thus¹ saithª° the LORD;ª If¹ ye can breakª°¹ my covenantª of the day,ª and my covenantª of the night,ª and that there should not¹ be¹ dayª and nightª in their season;ª ... Thenª will I cast awayª° the seedª of Jacob,ª and Davidª my servant,ª [so] that I will not takeª°¹ [any] of his seedª¹ [to be] rulersª° over¹ the seedª of Abraham,ª Isaac,ª and Jacob:ª for¹ I will cause¹ their captivityª to return,ª°°° and have mercyª° on them." {Jer 33:20-26}

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