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The bay tree is the Laurel of North America and the south of Europe; an evergreen tree, a wreath from which has been from time immemorial the symbolical crown of poets and warriors. The word rendered "bay- tree" in Psalm 37:35, seems to mean simply a native, green and vigorous.

Strong's Hebrew
249. ezrach -- a native
... native (1). bay tree, homeborn in the land, of the one's own country nation.
From zarach (in the sense of springing up); a spontaneous ...
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The Demons Sin among Mankind.
... Footnotes: [442] Il., i. 599; Od., viii. 326. [443] On fleeing from Apollo, she
became a bay-tree. [444] It is uncertain from whom this line is quoted. ...
/.../tatian/tatians address to the greeks/chapter viii the demons sin among.htm

Heavenly Rest
... vats overflow, his barns are crammed, his heart is full of joy and gladness, there
are periods with him when he flourishes like a green bay tree, when field is ...
/.../spurgeon/spurgeons sermons volume 3 1857/heavenly rest.htm

The Vengeance of Heaven
... The Psalmist and other saints found comfort in the general fact that, though the
wicked seem to flourish like a green bay-tree, it was frequently seen that ...
/.../chapter lx the vengeance of.htm

Preached on Occasion of the Death of the Rev. Mr. John Fletcher ...
... a good man. "I myself," says the Psalmist, "have seen the ungodly in great
power, and flourishing like a green bay tree. I went ...
/.../wesley/sermons on several occasions/sermon 133 preached on occasion.htm

Psalm 37:3. 23-27. Third Part. The Way and End of the Righteous ...
... PAUSE. 5 The haughty sinner have I seen, Nor fearing man nor God, Like a tall
bay-tree fair and green, Spreading his arms abroad. 6 And lo! ...
/.../watts/the psalms of david/psalm 37 3 0 23-27 third part.htm

Psalm 37 Part 3 the Way and End of the Righteous and the Wicked.
... When justice casts them down. The haughty sinner have I seen,. Nor fearing man nor
God,. Like a tall bay-tree, fair and green,. Spreading his arms abroad. And lo ...
/.../watts/the psalms and hymns of isaac watts/psalm 37 part 3 the.htm

Psalm 37
... the wicked thou shalt see. ^35I saw the wicked great in pow'r,. spread like
a green bay-tree: ^36He pass'd, yea, was not; him I sought,. ...
/...// psalter and paraphrases/psalm 37.htm

The Loved Ones Chastened
... The ungodly man flourishes like a green bay tree; behold, he stretcheth out his
roots by the river: he knoweth not the year of drought; his leaf withereth not ...
/.../spurgeon/spurgeons sermons volume 3 1857/the loved ones chastened.htm

"And we all do Fade as a Leaf, and Our Iniquities, Like the Wind ...
... The wicked's prospering is like a green bay tree spreading himself in power, spreading
out his arms, as it were, over more lands to conquer them, over more ...
/.../binning/the works of the rev hugh binning/sermon xvii and we all.htm

Concerning Persecution
... As in nature there is an antipathy between the vine and the bay-tree, the elephant
and the dragon; and as vultures have an antipathy against sweet smells; so ...
/.../the beatitudes an exposition of matthew 51-12/21 concerning persecution.htm

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