Parallel Verses

New Heart English Bible

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;

A Conservative 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.

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

Miriam the prophetess, the sister of Aaron, took a tambourine in her hand; and all the women went out after her with tambourines and with dances.

Romans 12:15

Rejoice with those who rejoice. Weep with those who weep.

Genesis 21:6

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

2 Samuel 6:16

It was so, as the ark of the 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 the LORD; and she despised him in her heart.

Nehemiah 8:9-12

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 the LORD your God. Do not mourn, nor weep." For all the people wept, when they heard the words of the law.

Nehemiah 9:1-38

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

Psalm 30:5

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

Psalm 126:1-2

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

Psalm 126:5-6

Those who sow in tears will reap in joy.

Isaiah 22:12-13

In that day, the Lord, the LORD of hosts, called to weeping, and to mourning, and to baldness, and to dressing in sackcloth:

Matthew 9:15

And Jesus said to them, "Can the friends of the bridegroom 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 say, 'We played the flute for you, and you did not dance. We wailed in mourning, and you did not mourn.'

Luke 1:13-14

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 1:58

Her neighbors and her relatives heard that the Lord had magnified his mercy towards her, and they rejoiced with her.

Luke 6:21-25

Blessed are you who hunger now, for you will be filled. Blessed are you who weep now, for you will laugh.

John 16:20-22

Truly, truly, I tell you, that you will weep and lament, but the world will rejoice. You will be sorrowful, but your sorrow will be turned into joy.

2 Corinthians 7:10

For godly sorrow works repentance to salvation, which brings no regret. But the sorrow of the world works death.

James 4:9

Lament, mourn, and weep. Let your laughter be turned to mourning, and your joy to gloom.

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