Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

There is an appointed time for everything. And there is a time for every event under heaven—

King James Version

To every thing there is a season, and a time to every purpose under the heaven:

Holman Bible

There is an occasion for everything,
and a time for every activity under heaven:

International Standard Version

There is a season for everything, and a time for every event under heaven:

A Conservative Version

For everything there is a season, and a time for very purpose under heaven:

American Standard Version

For everything there is a season, and a time for every purpose under heaven:

Amplified

There is a season (a time appointed) for everything and a time for every delight and event or purpose under heaven—

Bible in Basic English

For everything there is a fixed time, and a time for every business under the sun.

Darby Translation

To everything there is a season, and a time to every purpose under the heavens:

Julia Smith Translation

To all a season, and a time to every inclination under the heavens:

King James 2000

To every thing there is a season, and a time to every purpose under the heaven:

Lexham Expanded Bible

For everything there [is] an appointed time, a time for every matter under heaven:

Modern King James verseion

To every thing there is a season, and a time for every purpose under the heavens:

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Every thing hath a time; yea, all that is under the heaven, hath his convenient season.

NET Bible

For everything there is an appointed time, and an appropriate time for every activity on earth:

New Heart English Bible

For everything there is a season, and a time for every purpose under heaven:

The Emphasized Bible

For, every thing, there is a season, - and a time for every pursuit, under the heavens: -

Webster

To every thing there is a season, and a time to every purpose under the heaven:

World English Bible

For everything there is a season, and a time for every purpose under heaven:

Youngs Literal Translation

To everything -- a season, and a time to every delight under the heavens:

Verse Picture

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
זמן 
Z@man 
Usage: 3

and a time
עת 
`eth 
Usage: 296

Devotionals

Devotionals about Ecclesiastes 3:1

References

Images Ecclesiastes 3:1

Context Readings

God Has Ordained The Ebb And Flow Of Human Activities

1 There is an appointed time for everything. And there is a time for every event under heaven— 2 A time to give birth and a time to die;
A time to plant and a time to uproot what is planted.


Cross References

Ecclesiastes 3:17

I said to myself, “God will judge both the righteous man and the wicked man,” for a time for every matter and for every deed is there.

Matthew 16:3

And in the morning, ‘There will be a storm today, for the sky is red and threatening.’ Do you know how to discern the appearance of the sky, but cannot discern the signs of the times?

2 Kings 5:26

Then he said to him, “Did not my heart go with you, when the man turned from his chariot to meet you? Is it a time to receive money and to receive clothes and olive groves and vineyards and sheep and oxen and male and female servants?

2 Chronicles 33:12

When he was in distress, he entreated the Lord his God and humbled himself greatly before the God of his fathers.

Proverbs 15:23

A man has joy in an apt answer,
And how delightful is a timely word!

Ecclesiastes 1:13

And I set my mind to seek and explore by wisdom concerning all that has been done under heaven. It is a grievous task which God has given to the sons of men to be afflicted with.

Ecclesiastes 2:3

I explored with my mind how to stimulate my body with wine while my mind was guiding me wisely, and how to take hold of folly, until I could see what good there is for the sons of men to do under heaven the few years of their lives.

Ecclesiastes 2:17

So I hated life, for the work which had been done under the sun was grievous to me; because everything is futility and striving after wind.

Ecclesiastes 7:14

In the day of prosperity be happy,
But in the day of adversity consider—
God has made the one as well as the other
So that man will not discover anything that will be after him.

Ecclesiastes 8:5-6

He who keeps a royal command experiences no trouble, for a wise heart knows the proper time and procedure.

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