Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

I have seen the wicked in great power, and spreading like a green tree in its native soil:

New American Standard Bible

I have seen a wicked, violent man Spreading himself like a luxuriant tree in its native soil.

King James Version

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

Holman Bible

I have seen a wicked, violent man
well-rooted like a flourishing native tree.

International Standard Version

I once observed a wicked and oppressive person, flourishing like a green tree in native soil.

A Conservative Version

I have seen a wicked man in great power, and spreading himself like a green tree in its native soil.

American Standard Version

I have seen the wicked in great power, And spreading himself like a green tree in its native soil.

Amplified

I have seen a wicked man in great power and spreading himself like a green tree in its native soil,

Bible in Basic English

I have seen the evil-doer in great power, covering the earth like a great tree.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

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

Julia Smith Translation

I saw the unjust one making afraid, and spreading abroad as a green native tree.

King James 2000

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

Lexham Expanded Bible

I have seen [the] wicked acting violently and spreading himself out like a luxuriant native tree.

Modern King James verseion

I have seen the wicked ruthless, and spreading himself like a luxuriant native tree.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

I myself have seen the ungodly in great power, and flourishing like a green bay-tree.

NET Bible

I have seen ruthless evil men growing in influence, like a green tree grows in its native soil.

New Heart English Bible

I have seen the wicked in great power, spreading himself like a green tree in its native soil.

The Emphasized Bible

I have seen a lawless man, a tyrant, and spreading himself out, like a cedar in Lebanon;

Webster

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

World English Bible

I have seen the wicked in great power, spreading himself like a green tree in its native soil.

Youngs Literal Translation

I have seen the wicked terrible, And spreading as a green native plant,

References

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Context Readings

Instruction In Wisdom

34 Wait for Jehovah, and keep his way, and he will exalt thee to possess the land: when the wicked are cut off, thou shalt see it. 35 I have seen the wicked in great power, and spreading like a green tree in its native soil: 36 but he passed away, and behold, he was not; and I sought him, but he was not found.


Cross References

Job 5:3

I myself saw the foolish taking root, but suddenly I cursed his habitation.

Esther 5:11

And Haman told them of the glory of his riches, and the multitude of his children, and all wherein the king had promoted him, and how he had advanced him above the princes and servants of the king.

Job 8:13-19

So are the paths of all that forget God; and the profane man's hope shall perish,

Job 21:7-17

Wherefore do the wicked live, grow old, yea, become mighty in power?

Psalm 73:3-11

For I was envious at the arrogant, seeing the prosperity of the wicked.

Isaiah 14:14-19

I will ascend above the heights of the clouds, I will be like the Most High:

Ezekiel 31:6-10

All the fowl of the heavens made their nests in his boughs, and under his branches did all the beasts of the field bring forth their young, and under his shadow dwelt all the great nations.

Ezekiel 31:18

To whom art thou thus like in glory and in greatness among the trees of Eden? Yet shalt thou be brought down with the trees of Eden, unto the lower parts of the earth; thou shalt lie in the midst of the uncircumcised, with them that are slain by the sword. This is Pharaoh and all his multitude, saith the Lord Jehovah.

Daniel 4:20-33

The tree that thou sawest, which grew and was strong, whose height reached unto the heavens, and the sight of it to all the earth;

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