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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 Dictionary of the Natural History of the Bible: Or, A Description of All ...

Thaddeus Mason Harris - Bible - 1833 - 350 pages
...Psalm xxxvii. 35, 36. " 1 have seen the ungodly in great power, and nourishing like a green bay-tree. Yet he passed away, and lo ! he was not. Yea, I sought him, but he could not be found." Aben E/ra, Jarchi,Kimchi, Jerom, and some others say, that the original may mean only " a native tree,"...
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Children of the Ghetto: A Study of a Peculiar People

Israel Zangwill - Fiction - 1998 - 523 pages
...society shall flourish as the green bay tree" The verse to which Pinchas is alluding is Psalms 37:36: "I have seen the wicked in great power, and spreading himself like a green bay tree"; it also appears in the Anglican Book of Common Prayer, with the verb "flourishing." 79. Harrow an elite...
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The Classic Hundred Poems: All-time Favorites

William Harmon, Professor William Harmon - Poetry - 1998 - 360 pages
...which could naturally be green, some readers may hear an echo of the green bay tree in Psalms 37:35: "I have seen the wicked in great power, and spreading himself like a green bay tree." Grave men: The adjective grave that means serious comes from the Latin gravis, "heavy"; the noun "grave"...
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The Poets' Book of Psalms: The Complete Psalter as Rendered by Twenty-five ...

Laurance Wieder - Bibles - 1999 - 311 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 was not: yea, I sought him, but he could not be found. 37 Mark the...
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Out on Stage: Lesbian and Gay Theatre in the Twentieth Century

Alan Sinfield - Social Science - 1999 - 407 pages
...fascinates' (82). The title is a biblical quotation, offered by Julian's Bible-bashing father: 'I myself have seen the wicked in great power and spreading himself like a green bay tree' (76). Lady Violet Bonham Carter remarked that 'many of those who saw "The Green Bay Tree" . . . regarded...
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The Apocalypse: An Exposition of the Book of Revelation

Joseph A. Seiss - Religion - 544 pages
...the time of the end had verily come ; and, after a short space more, they would be able to say : " 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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Fallen Angels and the Origins of Evil: Why Church Fathers Suppressed the ...

Elizabeth Clare Prophet - Body, Mind & Spirit - 2000 - 511 pages
...thee to inherit the land: when the Watchers are cut off, thou shalt see it. I have seen the Watcher in great power and spreading himself like a green bay tree. Yet the Watcher passed away, and, lo, he was not: yea, I sought him, but he could not be found. end of...
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The Wisdom of the Torah

Dagobert D. Runes - Religion - 2001 - 300 pages
...his way, and he shall exalt thee to inherit the land: when the wicked are cut off, thou shalt see it. 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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Exploring Psalms: An Expository Commentary, Volume 1

John Phillips - Religion - 2001 - 736 pages
...be on the side of the godly, and setded it wfll be. B. Time Is on the Side of the Godly (37:35-36) "I have seen the wicked in great power, and spreading...not: yea, I sought him, but he could not be found." David could have written such words about either Saul or Absalom. He knew from his own personal experience...
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The SFWA Grand Masters: Volume 3: Lester Del Rey, Frederik Pohl, Damon ...

Frederik Pohl - Fiction - 2002 - 480 pages
...bent their bow, to cast down the poor and needy, and to slay such as be of upright conversation. / have seen the wicked in great power, and spreading himself like a green bay tree. Darkness was just beginning to fall when they helped Anne out into the doctor's car, making sure that...
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