Parallel Verses

World English Bible

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

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

To everything there is a season, and a time for every matter 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:

Jubilee 2000 Bible

For all things there is a season, and every will under the heaven has its time determined.

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:

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 For everything there is a season, and a time for every purpose under heaven: 2 a time to be born, and a time to die; a time to plant, and a time to pluck up that which is planted;


Cross References

Ecclesiastes 3:17

I said in my heart, "God will judge the righteous and the wicked; for there is a time there for every purpose and for every work."

Matthew 16:3

In the morning, 'It will be foul weather today, for the sky is red and threatening.' Hypocrites! You know how to discern the appearance of the sky, but you can't discern the signs of the times!

2 Kings 5:26

He said to him, "Didn't 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 garments, and olive groves and vineyards, and sheep and cattle, and male servants and female servants?

2 Chronicles 33:12

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

Proverbs 15:23

Joy comes to a man with the reply of his mouth. How good is a word at the right time!

Ecclesiastes 1:13

I applied my heart to seek and to search out by wisdom concerning all that is done under the sky. It is a heavy burden that God has given to the sons of men to be afflicted with.

Ecclesiastes 2:3

I searched in my heart how to cheer my flesh with wine, my heart yet guiding me with wisdom, and how to lay hold of folly, until I might see what it was good for the sons of men that they should do under heaven all the days of their lives.

Ecclesiastes 2:17

So I hated life, because the work that is worked under the sun was grievous to me; for all is vanity and a chasing after wind.

Ecclesiastes 7:14

In the day of prosperity be joyful, and in the day of adversity consider; yes, God has made the one side by side with the other, to the end that man should not find out anything after him.

Ecclesiastes 8:5-6

Whoever keeps the commandment shall not come to harm, and his wise heart will know the time and procedure.

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