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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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Sermons on practical subjects

John Langhorne - Sermons, English - 1815 - 276 pages
...in love and gratitude, knows no other anxiety, than what accompanies the agreeable desire to please. I have seen the wicked in great power, and spreading himself like the green bay ; but he passed away, and, lo ! he was not : I sought him, but /ue could not be found....
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The English Reader: Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry, Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - English language - 1816 - 254 pages
...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. Jiim, but he could not be found. Happy is the man that findeth wisdom. Length of days is...
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The Works of the Rev. Richard Cecil ...: With a Memoir of His Life, Volume 2

Richard Cecil, Josiah Pratt - Theology - 1816
...wicked, says he, in great power, and spreading himself like a green bay-tree. Yet he passed arvay ; and lo, he was not ! yea, I sought him ; but he could not be found. He shone as a meteor : he blazed like a comet in his day : but still he passed away ! he was gone like...
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The Holy Bible Containing the Old and the New Testament

1817 - 1008 pages
...in great "Joks-3power, and spreading himself like || a ]£}£*f "" green bay tree. jTL,"/. ,„ 36 a, "let there be 37 Mark the perfect man, and behold the upright: for Jthe end of that man « I'JJ''^1' '"' peace. 38...
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The Analectic Magazine: Comprising Original Reviews, Biography, Analytical ...

Books - 1817
...its leaves. He could not have known that the Scriptures compare none but the wicked to this tree. ' I have seen the wicked in great power, and spreading himself like a green bay tree;' (Psalm xxxvii. 35.) for the destruction of all around him. It would better have suited the nature of...
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Sacred history, selected from the Scriptures, with annotations and ..., Volume 4

Sarah Trimmer - 1817
...the nicked in great power, and spreading himself like a green bay-tree ; yet he passed away, and to, he was not : yea, I sought him, but he could not be found. Mark the perfect man, and behold the upright : for the end of that man is peace. The transgressors...
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Blackwood's Magazine

1861
...disgrace, of the three nations." " I have seen the wicked in great power, and spreading himself bike a green bay - tree. Yet he passed away, and lo he was not." On the morning of Monday the 2d of February Charles rose from his bed, his utterance indistinct, and...
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The Holy Bible, Containing the Old and New Testaments, Volumes 1-2

1818 - 792 pages
...laileth me : as for the light of mine eyes, it when the wicked arc cut off, thou •see it. shalt 35 s the rocks before the LORD; but the LORD KĻIS not in the wind: and afte bay-tree. 36 Yet he passed away, and lo, he «им not : yea, I sought him, but he could not be found....
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The Works of the Right Reverend George Horne ...: To which are ..., Volume 5

George Horne - Theology - 1818
...For yet a little while, and he that " shall come, will come, and will not tarry." Heb. x. 35. 35. 1 have seen the wicked in great power, and spreading himself like a green bay-tree, or, a native tree, which has grown from the seed without transplantation, in the same spot....
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The Friendly Visitor, Volume 26

William Carus Wilson - Theology - 1844
...none warm ; and he that earneth wages earneth wages to put it into a bag with holes." (Hag. i. 6.) "I have seen the wicked in great power, and spreading...not: yea, I sought him, but he could not be found." "These shall go away into everlasting punishment." (Matt. xxv. 46.) "Their worm dieth not, and the...
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