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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 ...

William Dodd - 1828
...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 walkethin a vain show; surely...
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The Christian observer [afterw.] The Christian observer and advocate

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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A Treatise on Atonement: In which the Finite Nature of Sin is Argued, Its ...

Hosea Ballou - Atonement - 1828 - 240 pages
...thou shalt diligently consider his place, and it shall not be." Verse 36. " Yet he passed away, and he was not, yea I sought him, but he could not be found." If the wicked continue in sin as long as God exists, it appears to me to be improper to say, yet a...
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Essays on the Distinguishing Traits of Christian Character

Gardiner Spring - Christian life - 1829 - 131 pages
...world ; — behold these are the ungodly ', who are brought into desolation as in a moment ! — •/ have seen the wicked in great power, and spreading...not ; yea, I sought him, but he could not be found. ESSAY XVII. GROWTH IN GRACE. How beautiful is the light of the morning ! Behold it hovering over the...
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Sermons: Practical, Doctrinal, and Expository

William Jones (of Nayland.) - Sermons - 1829 - 600 pages
...he, "the ungodly in great prosperity, and flourishing like a green bay-tree." But then it follows, " yet he passed away, and lo, 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 boor, a poem. [Followed by] A scriptural appendix

John Hill - 1829
...sigh, her virgins are afflicted, and she is in bitterness. 146lh Stanza. Psalm x.vx\ii. 35, 36.—I have seen the wicked in great power, and spreading himself like a green bay tree. Yet he passeth away, and, lo! he was not seen; yea, I sought him, but he could not be found. Eccles. i. 14.—I...
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The Holy Bible: Containing the Old and New Testaments, with References and ...

Bible - 1829 - 1519 pages
...way, and he shall exalt thee to inherit the land : when the wicked are cut off, thou shalt see it. 35 I have seen the wicked in great power, and spreading himself like a green bay-tree. 36 Yet he passed away, and lo, he mas not : yea, 1 sought him, out he could not be found....
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The Practical Works of Richard Baxter: with a Life of the Author ..., Volume 10

Richard Baxter - Theology - 1830
...xxxvii. 2. " I have seen the wicked in great prosperity, 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 ;" ver. 35, 36. You think it a fine thing to have the fulness of the creature, to be esteemed with...
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Devotional Extracts from the Book of Psalms: Intended as Sabbath Exercises ...

1830
...35—40. The prosperity of the wicked is but for a moment, while that of the righteous is enduring. 35. 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...
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The Edinburgh Literary Journal: Or, Weekly Register of Criticism ..., Volume 3

Great Britain - 1830
...compressed into the following fourline couplet, is the sense of these two verses of Psalm xxxvii ! " I have seen the wicked in great power, and spreading himself like a green bay tree ; hut he passed away ; and, lo ! he was gone ; I sought him, but he could not be found." " I saw the...
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