Leviticus 26:6

Hebrew Bible

4 I will give you your rains in their time so that the land will give its yield and the trees of the field will produce their fruit. 5 Threshing season will extend for you until the season for harvesting grapes, and the season for harvesting grapes will extend until sowing season, so you will eat your bread until you are satisfied, and you will live securely in your land. 6 I will grant peace in the land so that you will lie down to sleep without anyone terrifying you. I will remove harmful animals from the land, and no sword of war will pass through your land. 7 You will pursue your enemies, and they will fall before you by the sword. 8 Five of you will pursue a hundred, and a hundred of you will pursue ten thousand, and your enemies will fall before you by the sword.

Ezekiel 34:25

Hebrew Bible

23 “‘I will set one shepherd over them, and he will feed them—namely, my servant David. He will feed them and will be their shepherd. 24 I, the Lord, will be their God, and my servant David will be prince among them; I, the Lord, have spoken! 25 “‘I will make a covenant of peace with them and will rid the land of wild beasts, so that they can live securely in the wilderness and even sleep in the woods. 26 I will turn them and the regions around my hill into a blessing. I will make showers come down in their season; they will be showers that bring blessing. 27 The trees of the field will yield their fruit and the earth will yield its crops. They will live securely on their land; they will know that I am the Lord, when I break the bars of their yoke and rescue them from the hand of those who enslaved them.

 Notes and References

"... the programmatic example occurs in Genesis 1. There God commands the “land” to produce “trees” that will bear “fruit”, a command fulfilled in the following verse (1:12). In 1:29, God then gives all the plants of the “earth”, including “trees” with their “fruit”, to the human pair as their food. At the next appearance of the cluster, in Leviticus 26:4, YHWH declares that in response to Israel’s obedience he will send rain at the appropriate time. As a result, the land will give of its produce and the trees will give of their fruit. Thus, the people will have abundant food (26:5). However, disobedience will occasion the exact reverse: “Your land will not give its increase and the trees of the land will not give their fruit” (26:20). Consequently, although the people may eat they will not be satisfied (26:26). Ezekiel 34:27 mirrors the wording (albeit in different order) of Leviticus 26:4 and is probably dependent on that text. The Ezekiel text depicts the restoration that will follow return from exile ..."

Harper, G. Geoffrey "I Will Walk among You": The Rhetorical Function of Allusion to Genesis 1-3 in the Book of Leviticus (pp. 286-287) Eisenbrauns, 2018

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