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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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Essays on the Distinguishing Traits of Christian Character

Gardiner Spring - Christian life - 1819 - 184 pages
...these are the ungodly, \vho, arc brought into desolation, as in a moment! I have seen the wicked Ln great power, and spreading himself like a green bay...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 Apocryphal New Testament: Being All the Gospels, Epistles, and Other ...

William Hone - Apocryphal books (New Testament) - 1820 - 271 pages
...left upon it : 7 but the transgressors shall perish from off the face of it. 11 And again he saith, 8 I have seen the wicked in great power and spreading himself like the cedar of Libanus. 1 passed by, and lo ! he was not ; I sought hia place, but it could not be found....
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Studies in History; Containing the History of England, from Its ..., Volume 2

Thomas Morell - Great Britain - 1821
...for the importance of the sentiment they contain, and the beautiful simplicity of their expression. " I have seen the wicked in great power, and spreading...not ; yea, I sought him, but he could not be found." ESSAY VII. The Reign O/CHAKLES I. continued, from the Death of Buckingham to the commencement of the...
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The new Whole duty of man

Whole duty - 1821
...the prosperity of wicked men, it can last but a little while: therefore, says the inspired Psalmist, I have seen the wicked in great power, and spreading himself like a green b:iy-tree; yet he passed away, and lo, he was not: yea, I sought him, but he could not be found. And,...
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The English Reader: Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry, Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - Readers - 1821 - 263 pages
...It is better to be a door-keeper in the house of the Lordj 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, Hut he could not be found. Happy is the man that findeth...
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Prayers, and other services, in usum sacelli Erdingtoniensis, with ...

Birmingham sacellum Erdingtoniense - 1821
...and he shall exalt thee to inherit the land : when the wicked are cut off, thou shalt see it. 35 1 have seen the wicked in great power, and spreading himself like a green baytree. 36 Yet he passed away, and lo, he was not : yea, I sought him, but he could not be found....
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The English Reader: Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry, Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - Readers - 1821 - 253 pages
...house of the Lord, than to dwell in the tents of wickedness. I have seen the wicked in great power 5 and spreading himself like a green bay tree. Yet he passed away ; I sought him, but he could notbe found, Happy is the man that findeth wisdom. Length of days is in...
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Studies in History; Containing the History of England, from Its ..., Volume 1

Thomas Morell - Great Britain - 1822
...Knyghton. Hemingt. Froissart. R. de Avesb. REFLECTIONS. " I have seen," says the royal Psalmist, " the wicked " in great power, and spreading himself...not; yea " I sought him, but he could not be found." Thus sudden was the fall of the guilty Mortimer from the pinnacle of his glory; thus abruptly did his...
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The Wesleyan-Methodist Magazine, Volume 42

Arminianism - 1819
...sacred volume we read, " A little that a righteous man hath, is better than the riches of many wicked. I have seen the wicked in great power, and spreading...himself like a green bay tree; yet he passed away, nnd lo he was not ; yen, I sought him, but he could not be found." Solomon also very amply confirms...
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Armilla Catechetica: a Chain of Principles: Or, An Orderly Conostenation of ...

John Arrowsmith - Puritans - 1822 - 360 pages
...hand, and the things that shall come upon them make haste.''f David expresseth it most emphatically, " I have seen the wicked in great power ; and spreading himself like a green bay tree," (a tree that retaineth its viridity and freshness even in winter when fruit bearing trees have cast...
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