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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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Select Works of Martin Luther: An Offering to the Church of God in "the Last ...

Martin Luther - Lutheran Church - 1826
...every thing seems to be all flourishing with flowers, fruits, and odours. Hence the 37th Psalm says, " I ha.ve 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, when...
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The English Reader, Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry

Lindley Murray - 1826
...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. Vet he passed away ; [sought him, but he could not be found. Happy is the man that Rtideth...
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The Theological and Miscellaneous Works of the Rev. William Jones ..., Volume 3

William Jones, William Stevens - Theology - 1826
...prosperity, and flourishing like a green bay-tree. But then it follows, yet he passed away, audio, he was not; yea I sought him, but he could not be found. His life, though splendid and promising for a time, was short and transient. He seemed to himself to...
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The Magazine of the Reformed Dutch Church, Volume 2

1827
...enlighten il, and the Lamb is the lioht thereof.'" ПEFLECTIONS. " I have seen thewicked in great powei, spreading himself like a green bay tree. Yet he passed...not : yea, I sought him, but he could not be found." I know of no subject that has more perplexed the reasonings of tlie sage, and confounded the penetration...
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Death on the Pale Horse

John BRUCE (Minister of Low Hill Cemetery, Liverpool.) - Death - 1827 - 12 pages
...house appointed for all living." Some, however, are removed so suddenly as to oblige us to exclaim, " He passed away, and lo, he was not; yea, I sought him, but he could not be found !" And of their bereaved families we say, " How are they brought into desolation, as in a moment, as...
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The English Reader, Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry: Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - Readers - 1827 - 264 pages
...better to be a door-keeper in the house of the Lord, than to dwell in the tents of wickedness. 14. 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. 15. Happy is the man that findeth...
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Moral and Religious Souvenir

Gift books - 1828 - 288 pages
...shadow, a dewdrop of the morning, a flame which an instant may extinguish ? I have seen a young man ' in great power, and spreading himself like a green...not; yea, I sought him, but he could not be found.' Dost thou postpone the remembrance of thy Creator unto the evil days of old age ? Hear thou the language...
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Scripture Natural History for Youth, Volume 2

Esther Copley - Animals in the Bible - 1828 - 668 pages
...the psalmist describes the flourishing of the wicked as of short duration, and utter extinction. " 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."...
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The Christian Observer, Volume 27

Religion - 1828
...evil things ; but now he is comforted, and thou art tormented." The Psalmist David in like manner had seen the wicked in great power, and spreading himself like a green bay tree ; in possession of the portion he had chosen, and appearing perhaps for a time satisfied with it ;...
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The Last Days: A Discourse on the Evil Character of These Our Times ...

Edward Irving - End of the world - 1828 - 586 pages
...come with utter and everlasting destruction : according as it is written, Psalm 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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