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Psalms 37:35 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— I have seen the wicked in great power, And spreading himself like a green tree in its native soil.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— I have seen the wicked in great power, and spreading himself like a green bay tree.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— I have seen a wicked, violent man Spreading himself like a luxuriant tree in its native soil.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— I have seen the wicked in great power, and spreading himself like a green bay tree.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— I have seen the wicked in great power, and spreading like a green tree in its native soil:
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— I have seen a lawless man, a tyrant, and spreading himself out, like a cedar in Lebanon;
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— I have seen the wicked terrible, And spreading as a green native plant,
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— I have seen the wicked highly exalted, and lifted up like the cedars of Libanus.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— I haue seene the wicked in great power: and spreading himselfe like a greene bay tree.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— I saw the ungodly very highly exalting himself, and lifting himself up like the cedars of Lebanon{gr.Libanus}.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— I have seen the wicked in great power, and spreading himself like a green bay tree.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
I have seen 7200
{7200} Prime
A primitive root; to see, literally or figuratively (in numerous applications, direct and implied, transitively, intransitively and causatively).
<8804> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Perfect (See H8816)
Count - 12562
the wicked 7563
{7563} Prime
From H7561; morally wrong; concretely an (actively) bad person.
in great power, 6184
{6184} Prime
From H6206; fearful, that is, powerful or tyrannical.
and spreading y6168
[6168] Standard
A primitive root; to be (causatively make) bare; hence to empty, pour out, demolish.
<8693> Grammar
Stem - Hithpael (See H8819)
Mood - Participle (See H8813)
Count - 139
himself x6168
(6168) Complement
A primitive root; to be (causatively make) bare; hence to empty, pour out, demolish.
like a green 7488
{7488} Prime
From an unused root meaning to be green; verdant; by analogy new; figuratively prosperous.
bay tree. 249
{0249} Prime
From H2224 (in the sense of springing up); a spontaneous growth, that is, native (tree or persons).
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Psalms 37:35-36

_ _ of which a picture is given, under the figure of a flourishing tree (compare Margin), which soon withers.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Psalms 37:34-40.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Psalms 37:35

Bay — tree — Which is continually green and flourishing even in winter.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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Psalms 73:3-11 For I was envious at the foolish, [when] I saw the prosperity of the wicked. ... And they say, How doth God know? and is there knowledge in the most High?
Esther 5:11 And Haman told them of the glory of his riches, and the multitude of his children, and all [the things] wherein the king had promoted him, and how he had advanced him above the princes and servants of the king.
Job 5:3 I have seen the foolish taking root: but suddenly I cursed his habitation.
Job 21:7-17 Wherefore do the wicked live, become old, yea, are mighty in power? ... How oft is the candle of the wicked put out! and [how oft] cometh their destruction upon them! [God] distributeth sorrows in his anger.
Isaiah 14:14-19 I will ascend above the heights of the clouds; I will be like the most High. ... But thou art cast out of thy grave like an abominable branch, [and as] the raiment of those that are slain, thrust through with a sword, that go down to the stones of the pit; as a carcase trodden under feet.

a green bay tree:
or, a green tree that groweth in his own soil,
Job 8:13-19 So [are] the paths of all that forget God; and the hypocrite's hope shall perish: ... Behold, this [is] the joy of his way, and out of the earth shall others grow.
Ezekiel 31:6-10 All the fowls of heaven 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 great nations. ... Therefore thus saith the Lord GOD; Because thou hast lifted up thyself in height, and he hath shot up his top among the thick boughs, and his heart is lifted up in his height;
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 nether parts of the earth: thou shalt lie in the midst of the uncircumcised with [them that be] slain by the sword. This [is] Pharaoh and all his multitude, saith the Lord GOD.
Daniel 4:20-33 The tree that thou sawest, which grew, and was strong, whose height reached unto the heaven, and the sight thereof to all the earth; ... The same hour was the thing fulfilled upon Nebuchadnezzar: and he was driven from men, and did eat grass as oxen, and his body was wet with the dew of heaven, till his hairs were grown like eagles' [feathers], and his nails like birds' [claws].
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