Parallel Verses

New Heart English Bible

a time to be born, and a time to die; a time to plant, and a time to pluck up that which is planted;

New American Standard Bible

A time to give birth and a time to die;
A time to plant and a time to uproot what is planted.

King James Version

A time to be born, and a time to die; a time to plant, and a time to pluck up that which is planted;

Holman Bible

a time to give birth and a time to die;
a time to plant and a time to uproot;

International Standard Version

a time to be born, and a time to die; a time to plant, and a time to uproot what was planted;

A Conservative Version

a time to be born, and a time to die, a time to plant, and a time to pluck up that which is planted,

American Standard Version

a time to be born, and a time to die; a time to plant, and a time to pluck up that which is planted;

Amplified


A time to be born and a time to die;
A time to plant and a time to uproot what is planted.

Bible in Basic English

A time for birth and a time for death; a time for planting and a time for uprooting;

Darby Translation

A time to be born, and a time to die; A time to plant, and a time to pluck up that which is planted;

Julia Smith Translation

A time to be born, and a time to die; a time to plant, and a time to pluck up the planting

King James 2000

A time to be born, and a time to die; a time to plant, and a time to pluck up that which is planted;

Lexham Expanded Bible

a time to bear and a time to die; a time to plant and a time to root up [what is] planted;

Modern King James verseion

a time to be born, and a time to die; a time to plant, and a time to pull up what is planted;

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

There is a time to be born, and a time to die. There is a time to plant, and a time to pluck up the thing, that is planted;

NET Bible

A time to be born, and a time to die; a time to plant, and a time to uproot what was planted;

The Emphasized Bible

A time to be born, and a time to die, - A time to plant, and a time to uproot what is planted;

Webster

A time to be born, and a time to die; a time to plant, and a time to pluck up that which is planted;

World English Bible

a time to be born, and a time to die; a time to plant, and a time to pluck up that which is planted;

Youngs Literal Translation

A time to bring forth, And a time to die. A time to plant, And a time to eradicate the planted.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
A time
עת 
`eth 
Usage: 296

to be born
ילד 
Yalad 
Usage: 497

and a time
עת 
`eth 
עת 
`eth 
Usage: 296
Usage: 296

to die
מוּת 
Muwth 
Usage: 839

a time
עת 
`eth 
Usage: 296

to plant
נטע 
Nata` 
Usage: 58

to pluck up
עקר 
`aqar 
Usage: 7

References

Fausets

Hastings

Images Ecclesiastes 3:2

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; 3 a time to kill, and a time to heal; a time to break down, and a time to build up;


Cross References

Hebrews 9:27

Inasmuch as it is appointed for men to die once, and after this, judgment,

Job 14:5

Seeing his days are determined, the number of his months is with you, and you have appointed his bounds that he can't pass;

Genesis 17:21

But my covenant I establish with Isaac, whom Sarah will bear to you at this set time next year."

Genesis 21:1-2

The LORD visited Sarah as he had said, and the LORD did to Sarah as he had spoken.

Genesis 47:29

The time drew near that Israel must die, and he called his son Joseph, and said to him, "If now I have found favor in your sight, please put your hand under my thigh, and deal kindly and truly with me. Please do not bury me in Egypt,

Numbers 20:24-28

"Aaron shall be gathered to his people; for he shall not enter into the land which I have given to the children of Israel, because you rebelled against my word at the waters of Meribah.

Numbers 27:12-14

The LORD said to Moses, "Go up into this mountain of Abarim, and see the land which I have given to the children of Israel.

Deuteronomy 3:23-26

I begged the LORD at that time, saying,

Deuteronomy 34:5

So Moses the servant of the LORD died there in the land of Moab, according to the word of the LORD.

1 Samuel 2:5

Those who were full have hired themselves out for bread. Those who were hungry are satisfied. Even the barren has borne seven, and she who has many children languishes.

1 Kings 13:2

He cried against the altar by the word of the LORD, and said, "Altar, altar, thus says the LORD: 'Behold, a son shall be born to the house of David, Josiah by name. On you he shall sacrifice the priests of the high places who burn incense on you, and they will burn men's bones on you.'"

2 Kings 4:16

He said, "At this season, when the time comes around, you will embrace a son." She said, "No, my lord, you man of God, do not lie to your handmaid."

Job 7:1

"Isn't a man forced to labor on earth? Aren't his days like the days of a hired hand?

Job 14:14

If a man dies, shall he live again? All the days of my warfare would I wait, until my release should come.

Psalm 52:5

God will likewise destroy you forever. He will take you up, and pluck you out of your tent, and root you out of the land of the living. Selah.

Psalm 113:9

He settles the barren woman in her home, as a joyful mother of children. Praise the LORD.

Isaiah 5:2-5

He dug it up, gathered out its stones, planted it with the choicest vine, built a tower in its midst, and also cut out a winepress therein. He looked for it to yield grapes, but it yielded wild grapes.

Isaiah 38:1

In those days was Hezekiah sick and near death. Isaiah the prophet, the son of Amoz, came to him, and said to him, "Thus says the LORD, 'Set your house in order, for you will die, and not live.'"

Isaiah 38:5

"Go, and tell Hezekiah, 'Thus says the LORD, the God of David your father, "I have heard your prayer. I have seen your tears. Behold, I will add fifteen years to your life.

Isaiah 54:1

"Sing, barren, you who did not bear; break forth into singing, and cry aloud, you who did not travail with child: for more are the children of the desolate than of her that has a husband," says the LORD.

Jeremiah 1:10

Behold, I have this day set you over the nations and over the kingdoms, to pluck up and to break down and to destroy and to overthrow, to build and to plant."

Jeremiah 18:7-10

At what instant I shall speak concerning a nation, and concerning a kingdom, to pluck up and to break down and to destroy it;

Jeremiah 45:4

"You shall tell him, 'Thus says the LORD: "Behold, that which I have built will I break down, and that which I have planted I will pluck up; and this in the whole land.

Matthew 13:28-29

"And he said to them, 'An enemy has done this.' "The servants asked him, 'Do you want us to go and gather them up?'

Matthew 13:41

The Son of Man will send out his angels, and they will gather out of his Kingdom all things that cause stumbling, and those who do iniquity,

Matthew 15:13

But he answered, "Every plant which my heavenly Father did not plant will be uprooted.

Luke 1:13

But the angel said to him, "Do not be afraid, Zechariah, because your request has been heard, and your wife, Elizabeth, will bear you a son, and you shall call his name John.

Luke 1:20

And look, you will be silent and not able to speak, until the day that these things will happen, because you did not believe my words, which will be fulfilled in their proper time."

Luke 1:36

And look, Elizabeth, your relative, also has conceived a son in her old age; and this is the sixth month with her who was called barren.

John 7:30

They sought therefore to take him; but no one laid a hand on him, because his hour had not yet come.

John 16:21

A woman, when she gives birth, has pain, because her time has come. But when she has delivered the child, she does not remember the anguish any more, for the joy that a human being is born into the world.

Acts 7:17

"But as the time of the promise came close which God had made to Abraham, the people grew and multiplied in Egypt,

Acts 7:20

At that time Moses was born, and was exceedingly handsome. He was nourished three months in his father's house.

Galatians 4:4

But when the fullness of the time came, God sent out his Son, born to a woman, born under the law,

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