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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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A Common-place-book to the Holy Bible: Or The Scriptures Sufficiency ...

John L. Locke - Bible - 1824 - 493 pages
...young, and now am old, yet have I not seen the righteous forsaken, nor his seed begging bread, &c. I have seen the wicked in great power, and spreading himself like a green bay-tree ; yet he passed away. — Ps. xxxvii. 16. 25. 35, 36. Every man walketh in a vain show ; surely...
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The English Reader; Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry: Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - Oral reading - 1824 - 273 pages
...better to be a doer-keeper in the house of the Lord, than to dwell in !he tents of wickedness. 1 ir.ire seen the wicked in great power ; and spreading himself like a green bay-tree. Yet lie passed away : I sought him, but he could not be found. Happy is the man ttia' fin.loth...
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Illustrations of the holy Scriptures, Volume 1

George Paxton - 1825
...hills, and under every green, or fresh and spreading tree."0 The Psalmist uses it in the same sense : " I have seen the wicked in great power, and spreading...he was not ; yea I sought him, but he could not be found."p When the Psalmist observes, " I shall be anointed with green oil," (where the original word...
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Illustrations of the holy Scriptures, Volume 2

George Paxton - 1825
...for its force and propriety : " I have seen the wicked in great power, and spreading himself, li ke a green bay tree. Yet he passed away, and, lo, he was not ; yea, I sought him, but he could not be found."0 The reapers go to the field very early in the morning, and return home betimes in the afternoon....
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Psalms according to the authorized version, to which is added, An essay upon ...

Mary Anne Schimmelpenninck - 1825
...and he shall exalt thee to inherit the land : when the wicked are cut off, thou shalt see it. 116 36. Yet he passed away, and, lo, he was not : yea, I sought him, but he could not be found. 37. Mark the perfect man and behold the upright : for the end of that man is peace. 38. But the transgressors...
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The Works of the Rev. Richard Cecil: With a Memoir of His Life, Volume 2

Richard Cecil - Theology - 1825
...text: 'I have seen the wicked,' says he, ' 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.' 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 cottage Bible and family expositor; the authorized tr., with ..., Volume 2

Thomas Williams (Calvinist preacher) - 1825
...way, and he shall exalt thee to inherit the land : when the wicked are cut off, thou shalt see //. 35 thee, when my heart is overwhelmed 36 Yet he passed away, and lo, he was not : yea, I sought him, but he could not be found. T. 7. St$t—...
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The Gospel magazine, and theological review. Ser. 5. Vol. 3, no. 1-July 1874

1858
...is the fury of the oppressor f What becomes of him and of his oppressions and threatenings ? Read, " I have seen the wicked in great power, and spreading...but he could not be found," (Psal. xxxvii. 35, 36). Bat, we were asking, what is the present tendency of our trials, what the blessings which our enemies...
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The Old Testament: Arranged in Historical & Chronological Order, (on the ...

George Townsend - 1826
...see it. 35 I have seen the wicked in great power, and spreading himself 'J^e || 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 perfect man, and behold the upright: for the end of that man is peace. • **wfc 39 But...
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Select works, tr. by H. Cole

Martin Luther - 1826
...every thing seems to be all flourishing with flowers, fruits, and odours. Hence the 37th Psalm says, " I have seen the wicked in great power, and spreading himself like a green bay-tree. I went by, and lo, he was gone; I .sought him, but his place could not be found." Hence,...
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