Psalm 37:35
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New Living Translation
I have seen wicked and ruthless people flourishing like a tree in its native soil.

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

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

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

Young's Literal Translation
I have seen the wicked terrible, And spreading as a green native plant,

Psalm 37:35 Parallel
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Wesley's Notes on the Bible

37:35 Bay - tree - Which is continually green and flourishing even in winter.

Psalm 37:35 Parallel Commentaries

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The Heart's Desire Given to Help Mission Work in China.
"Sept. 30 [1869].--From Yorkshire L50.--Received also One Thousand Pounds to-day for the Lord's work in China. About this donation it is especially to be noticed, that for months it had been my earnest desire to do more than ever for Mission Work in China, and I had already taken steps to carry out this desire, when this donation of One Thousand Pounds came to hand. This precious answer to prayer for means should be a particular encouragement to all who are engaged in the Lord's work, and who may
George Müller—Answers to Prayer

Of the Zealous Amendment of Our Whole Life
Be thou watchful and diligent in God's service, and bethink thee often why thou hast renounced the world. Was it not that thou mightest live to God and become a spiritual man? Be zealous, therefore, for thy spiritual profit, for thou shalt receive shortly the reward of thy labours, and neither fear nor sorrow shall come any more into thy borders. Now shalt thou labour a little, and thou shalt find great rest, yea everlasting joy. If thou shalt remain faithful and zealous in labour, doubt not
Thomas A Kempis—Imitation of Christ

Of the Inward Growth of Patience, and of the Struggle against Evil Desires
O Lord God, I see that patience is very necessary unto me; for many things in this life fall out contrary. For howsoever I may have contrived for my peace, my life cannot go on without strife and trouble. 2. "Thou speakest truly, My Son. For I will not that thou seek such a peace as is without trials, and knoweth no adversities; but rather that thou shouldest judge thyself to have found peace, when thou art tried with manifold tribulations, and proved by many adversities. If thou shalt say that
Thomas A Kempis—Imitation of Christ

Columban.
THE wild districts of Ireland were occupied with convents, after the example of Patrick, and cultivated by the hard labour of the monks. The Irish convents were distinguished by their strict Christian discipline, their diligence and their zeal in the study of the Scriptures, and of science in general, as far as they had the means of acquiring it. Irish monks brought learning from Britain and Gaul, they treasured up this learning and elaborated it in the solitude of the convent, and they are said
Augustus Neander—Light in the Dark Places

Cross References
Job 5:3
I have seen that fools may be successful for the moment, but then comes sudden disaster.

Job 8:16
The godless seem like a lush plant growing in the sunshine, its branches spreading across the garden.

Job 20:5
the triumph of the wicked has been short lived and the joy of the godless has been only temporary?

Psalm 37:10
Soon the wicked will disappear. Though you look for them, they will be gone.

Isaiah 41:12
You will look in vain for those who tried to conquer you. Those who attack you will come to nothing.

Jeremiah 12:2
You have planted them, and they have taken root and prospered. Your name is on their lips, but you are far from their hearts.

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