Psalm 37:35 {36:35}
Good News Translation
I once knew someone wicked who was a tyrant; he towered over everyone like a cedar of Lebanon;

Contemporary English Version
I have seen brutal people abuse others and grow strong like trees in rich soil.

Douay-Rheims Bible
I have seen the wicked highly exalted, and lifted up like the cedars of Libanus.

New American Bible
I have seen a ruthless scoundrel, spreading out like a green cedar.

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I have seen the wicked highly exalted, and lifted up like the cedars of Libanus.

I have

Psalm 73:3-11 Because I had a zeal on occasion of the wicked, seeing the prosperity of sinners. . . .

Esther 5:11 And he declared to them the greatness of his riches, and the multitude of his children, and with how great glory the king had advanced him above all his princes and servants.

Job 5:3 I have seen a fool with a strong root, and I cursed his beauty immediately.

Job 21:7-17 Why then do the wicked live, are they advanced, and strengthened with riches? . . .

Isaiah 14:14-19 I will ascend above the height of the clouds, I will be like the most High. . . .

a green bay-tree.

Job 8:13-19 Even so are the ways of all that forget God, and the hope of the hypocrite shall perish: . . .

Ezekiel 31:6-10,18 And when he had spread forth his shadow, all the fowls of the air made their nests in his boughs, and all the beasts of the forest brought forth their young under his branches, and the assembly of many nations dwelt under his shadow. . . .

Daniel 4:20 And whereas the king saw a watcher, and a holy one come down from heaven, and say: Cut down the tree, and destroy it, but leave the stump of the roots thereof in the earth, and let it be bound with iron and brass, among the grass without, and let it be sprinkled with the dew of heaven, and let his feeding be with the wild beasts, till seven times pass over him.

Context
Do Not Envy Those who Do Wrong
34Expect the Lord and keep his way: and he will exalt thee to inherit the land: when the sinners shall perish thou shalt see. 35I have seen the wicked highly exalted, and lifted up like the cedars of Libanus.36And I passed by, and lo, he was not: and I sought him and his place was not found.…
Cross References
Job 5:3
I have seen a fool with a strong root, and I cursed his beauty immediately.

Job 8:16
He seemeth to have moisture before the sun cometh; and at his rising, his blossom shall shoot forth.

Job 20:5
That the praise of the wicked is short, and the joy of the hypocrite but for a moment.

Psalm 37:10
For yet a little while, and the wicked shall not be: and thou shalt seek his place, and shalt not find it.

Isaiah 41:12
Thou shalt seek them, and shalt not find the men that resist thee: they shall be as nothing: and as a thing consumed the men that war against thee.

Jeremiah 12:2
Thou hast planted them, and they have taken root: they prosper and bring forth fruit: thou art near in their mouth, and far from their reins.

Additional Translations
I have seen a wicked, ruthless man flourishing like a well-rooted native tree,I have seen the wicked in great power, and spreading himself like a green bay tree.

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

I saw the ungodly very highly exalting himself, and lifting himself up like the cedars of Libanus.

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

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

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

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

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