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" I have seen the wicked in great power, and spreading himself like a green bay tree. Yet he passed away, and, lo, he was not: yea, I sought him, but he could not be found. "
A Spring-day: Or, Contemplations on Several Occurrences which Naturally ... - Page 163
by James Fisher - 1806 - 338 pages
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Memoirs of the Life and Character of the Late Rev. Cornelius Winter

Clergy - 1811 - 371 pages
...Something of him will remain on the marble; but nothing written on the fleshly table of the heart. " I have seen the wicked in great power, and spreading himself like a green bay-tree. Yet he passed away, and lo, he was not; yea, I sought him, but he "could not be found." But...
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The English Reader: Or Pieces in Prose and Poetry Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - Readers - 1812 - 356 pages
...It is better to be a door-keeper in the house of the Lord, than to dwell in the tents of wickedness. I have seen the wicked in great power; and spreading himself like a green bay-tree. Yet he passed away: I sought him, but he could not be found. Happy is the man that findeth...
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An Illustration of the Doctrines of the Christian Religion, with ..., Volume 1

Thomas Boston - Theology, Doctrinal - 1812
...for his own establishment, both from the harms and happiness of cithers, Psal. xxxvii. 35.— 37. ' I have seen the wicked in great power ; and spreading himself like a green bay-tree. Yet he passed away, and lo, he was not ; yea, I sought him, but he could not be found. Mark...
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The Military [afterw.] Royal military panorama or Officer's companion, Volume 2

1813
...wicked in great power, and spreading himself like a green bay-tree. " Yet be passed away, and, lo, lie was not: yea, I sought him, but he could not be found." PSALM x\\vii. v. 35, ;i6. This sublime sentence is accomplished in all its force, on our arrogant and...
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Essays on the Distinguishing Traits of Christian Character

Gardiner Spring - Christian life - 1813 - 230 pages
...these are the ungodly, who are brought into desolation as in a moment ! — 1 have seen the wicktd in great power, and spreading himself like a green...not ; yea, I sought him, but he could not be found. Surely, thou didst set them in slippery places ; thou easiest them down into destruction. ESSAY XIV....
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The Intellectual repository for the New Church. (July/Sept. 1817 ..., Volume 27

New Church gen. confer
...be broken." Yea, "the wicked shall perish; they shall consume; into smoke shall they consume away. He passed away, and, lo, he was not; yea, I sought him, but he could not be found." How expressively does this declare the truth, that evil, combined with deceit, consumes every vital...
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A Practical Discourse Concerning Death

William Sherlock - Death - 1814 - 288 pages
...have seen the ^ckcd in great fioirer, and spreading himself like a green bay tree ; yet he fiassed away, and lo he was not ; yea, I sought him, but he could not be found, 35,36. And this is enough also to support the spirits of good men : for this cause we faint not, but...
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The Intellectual repository for the New Church. (July/Sept. 1817 ...

New Church gen. confer - 1864
...eventually be destroyed, and this however strong the principle may be within us. Thus the psalmist says — "I have seen the wicked in great power, and spreading himself like a green tree growing in his own soil ; yet he passed away, and lo, he was not ; yea, I sought him, but he could...
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Ezra to Malachi

1815
...way, and he shall exalt thee to inherit the land : when the wicked are cut off, thou shall see it. 3d I have seen the wicked in great power, and spreading himself like a green bay tree. 36 Yet he passed away, and, lo, he was not: yea, I sought him, but he could not be found. 37 Mark the...
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A Series of Discourses on the Leading Doctrines and Duties of ..., Volume 3

Alexander Proudfit - Presbyterian Church - 1815
...great power," says David, " and spreading himself like a green bay-tree : yet he passed away, and \&, he was not, yea, I sought him but he could not be found ;" all his pomp and power suddenly evanish, or as he expresses it in another verse, " into smoke they...
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