Ancients believed that believed that water returned to its source underground
Ecclesiastes 1:7 View context
All the rivers run into the sea; yet the sea [is] not full; unto the place from whence the rivers come, thither they return again.
The author of Job thought snow and hail are kept in storehouses
Job 38:22 View context
Have you entered the storehouses of the snow or seen the storehouses of the hail, which I reserve for times of trouble, for days of war and battle?