Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

I have seen the wicked in great power, and spreading himself like a green bay tree.

A green bay-tree

General references

Bible References

I have

Psalm 73:3
For I envied the arrogant;
I saw the prosperity of the wicked.
Esther 5:11
Then Haman described for them his glorious wealth and his many sons. He told them all how the king had honored him and promoted him in rank over the other officials and the royal staff.
Job 5:3
I have seen a fool taking root,
but I immediately pronounced a curse on his home.
Job 21:7
Why do the wicked continue to live,
growing old and becoming powerful?
Isaiah 14:14
I will ascend above the highest clouds;
I will make myself like the Most High.”

A green bay-tree

Job 8:13
Such is the destiny of all who forget God;
the hope of the godless will perish.
Ezekiel 31:6
All the birds of the sky
nested in its branches,
and all the animals of the field
gave birth beneath its boughs;
all the great nations lived in its shade.
Daniel 4:20
The tree you saw, which grew large and strong, whose top reached to the sky and was visible to all the earth,

General references

Psalm 37:2
For they wither quickly like grass
and wilt like tender green plants.
Jeremiah 49:25
How can the city of praise not be abandoned,
the town that brings Me joy?

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