Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

a time to weep, and a time to laugh, a time to mourn, and a time to dance,

New American Standard Bible

A time to weep and a time to laugh;
A time to mourn and a time to dance.

King James Version

A time to weep, and a time to laugh; a time to mourn, and a time to dance;

Holman Bible

a time to weep and a time to laugh;
a time to mourn and a time to dance;

International Standard Version

a time to weep, and a time to laugh; a time to mourn, and a time to dance;

American Standard Version

a time to weep, and a time to laugh; a time to mourn, and a time to dance;

Amplified


A time to weep and a time to laugh;
A time to mourn and a time to dance.

Bible in Basic English

A time for weeping and a time for laughing; a time for sorrow and a time for dancing;

Darby Translation

A time to weep, and a time to laugh; A time to mourn, and a time to dance;

Julia Smith Translation

A time to weep, and a time to laugh; a time to mourn, and a time to dance:

King James 2000

A time to weep, and a time to laugh; a time to mourn, and a time to dance;

Lexham Expanded Bible

a time to weep and a time to laugh; a time to mourn and a time to dance;

Modern King James verseion

a time to weep, and a time to laugh; a time to mourn, and a time to dance;

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

A time to weep, and a time to laugh; A time to mourn, and a time to dance;

NET Bible

A time to weep, and a time to laugh; a time to mourn, and a time to dance.

New Heart English Bible

a time to weep, and a time to laugh; a time to mourn, and a time to dance;

The Emphasized Bible

A time to weep, and a time to laugh, - A time to wail, and a time to dance for joy;

Webster

A time to weep, and a time to laugh; a time to mourn, and a time to dance;

World English Bible

a time to weep, and a time to laugh; a time to mourn, and a time to dance;

Youngs Literal Translation

A time to weep, And a time to laugh. A time to mourn, And a time to skip.

Interlinear

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

to weep
בּכה 
Bakah 
Usage: 114

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

to laugh
שׂחק 
Sachaq 
Usage: 36

a time
עת 
`eth 
Usage: 296

to mourn
ספד 
Caphad 
Usage: 30

References

Easton

Fausets

Context Readings

God Has Ordained The Ebb And Flow Of Human Activities

3 a time to kill, and a time to heal, a time to break down, and a time to build up, 4 a time to weep, and a time to laugh, a time to mourn, and a time to dance, 5 a time to cast away stones, and a time to gather stones together, a time to embrace, and a time to refrain from embracing,


Cross References

Exodus 15:20

And Miriam the prophetess, the sister of Aaron, took a timbrel in her hand, and all the women went out after her with timbrels and with dances.

Romans 12:15

Rejoice with those who rejoice, weep with those who weep,

Genesis 21:6

And Sarah said, God has made me to laugh. Everyone who hears will laugh with me.

2 Samuel 6:16

And it was so, as the ark of LORD came into the city of David, that Michal the daughter of Saul looked out at the window, and saw king David leaping and dancing before LORD, and she despised him in her heart.

Nehemiah 8:9-12

And Nehemiah, who was the governor, and Ezra the priest the scribe, and the Levites who taught the people, said to all the people, This day is holy to LORD your God; do not mourn nor weep. For all the people wept when they heard th

Nehemiah 9:1-38

Now in the twenty-fourth day of this month the sons of Israel were assembled with fasting, and with sackcloth, and earth upon them.

Psalm 30:5

For his anger is but for a moment. His favor is for a lifetime. Weeping may tarry for the night, but joy [is] in the morning.

Psalm 126:1-2

When LORD brought back those who returned to Zion, we were like those who dream.

Psalm 126:5-6

Those who sow in tears shall reap in joy.

Isaiah 22:12-13

And in that day the Lord, LORD of hosts, called for weeping, and for mourning, and for baldness, and for girding with sackcloth.

Matthew 9:15

And Jesus said to them, The sons of the wedding hall cannot mourn as long as the bridegroom is with them. But the days will come when the bridegroom will be taken away from them, and then they will fast.

Matthew 11:17

and saying, We piped to you, and ye did not dance, we mourned to you, and ye did not beat the breast.

Luke 1:13-14

But the agent said to him, Fear not, Zacharias, because thy plea was heard, and thy wife Elizabeth will bear a son for thee. And thou shall call his name John.

Luke 1:58

And her neighbors and her kinfolk heard that Lord magnified his mercy toward her, and they rejoiced with her.

Luke 6:21-25

Blessed are those who hunger now, because ye will be filled. Blessed are those who weep now, because ye will laugh.

John 16:20-22

Truly, truly, I say to you, that ye will weep and lament, but the world will rejoice. Ye will be sorrowful, but your sorrow will become into joy.

2 Corinthians 7:10

For sorrow toward God works repentance for salvation without regret, but the sorrow of the world works death.

James 4:9

Be ye sorrowful, and mourn, and weep. Let your laughter be turned into mourning, and your joy into a downcast look.

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