Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

a time to seek, and a time to lose, a time to keep, and a time to cast away,

New American Standard Bible

A time to search and a time to give up as lost;
A time to keep and a time to throw away.

King James Version

A time to get, and a time to lose; a time to keep, and a time to cast away;

Holman Bible

a time to search and a time to count as lost;
a time to keep and a time to throw away;

International Standard Version

a time to search, and a time to give up searching; a time to keep, and a time to discard;

American Standard Version

a time to seek, and a time to lose; a time to keep, and a time to cast away;

Amplified


A time to search and a time to give up as lost;
A time to keep and a time to throw away.

Bible in Basic English

A time for search and a time for loss; a time to keep and a time to give away;

Darby Translation

A time to seek, and a time to lose; A time to keep, and a time to cast away;

Julia Smith Translation

A time to seek, and a time to lose; a time to watch, and a time to cast away

King James 2000

A time to get, and a time to lose; a time to keep, and a time to cast away;

Lexham Expanded Bible

a time to seek and a time to lose; a time to keep and a time to throw away;

Modern King James verseion

a time to get, and a time to lose; a time to keep, and a time to throw away;

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

A time to win, and a time to lose; A time to spare, and a time to spend;

NET Bible

A time to search, and a time to give something up as lost; a time to keep, and a time to throw away;

New Heart English Bible

a time to seek, and a time to lose; a time to keep, and a time to cast away;

The Emphasized Bible

A time to seek, and a time to give up as lost, - A time to keep, and a time to cast away;

Webster

A time to get, and a time to lose; a time to keep, and a time to cast away;

World English Bible

a time to seek, and a time to lose; a time to keep, and a time to cast away;

Youngs Literal Translation

A time to seek, And a time to destroy. A time to keep, And a time to cast away.

Interlinear

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

to get
בּקשׁ 
Baqash 
Usage: 225

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

to lose
H6
אבד 
'abad 
Usage: 184

a time
עת 
`eth 
Usage: 296

to keep
שׁמר 
Shamar 
Usage: 468

References

Fausets

Hastings

Verse Info

Context Readings

God Has Ordained The Ebb And Flow Of Human Activities

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, 6 a time to seek, and a time to lose, a time to keep, and a time to cast away, 7 a time to tear, and a time to sew, a time to keep silence, and a time to speak,


Cross References

Genesis 30:30-43

For it was little which thou had before I came, and it has increased to a multitude, and LORD has blessed thee wherever I turned. And now when shall I provide for my own house also?

Genesis 31:18

And he carried away all his cattle, and all his substance which he had gathered, the cattle of his getting, which he had gathered in Paddan-aram, to go to Isaac his father to the land of Canaan.

Exodus 12:35-36

And the sons of Israel did according to the word of Moses, and they asked of the Egyptians jewels of silver, and jewels of gold, and raiment.

Deuteronomy 8:17-18

And [lest] thou say in thy heart, My power and the might of my hand has gotten me this wealth.

2 Kings 5:26

And he said to him, Did not my heart go [with thee] when the man turned from his chariot to meet thee? Is it a time to receive money, and to receive garments, and oliveyards and vineyards, and sheep and oxen, and men-servants and m

2 Kings 7:15

And they went after them to the Jordan. And, lo, all the way was full of garments and vessels, which the Syrians had cast away in their haste. And the messengers returned, and told the king.

2 Kings 8:9

So Hazael went to meet him, and took a present with him, even of every good thing of Damascus, forty camels' burden, and came and stood before him, and said, Thy son Benhadad king of Syria has sent me to thee, saying, Shall I recov

Psalm 112:9

He has scattered, he has given to the poor. His righteousness endures forever. His horn shall be exalted with honor.

Ecclesiastes 11:1

Cast thy bread upon the waters, for thou shall find it after many days.

Isaiah 2:20

In that day men shall cast away their idols of silver, and their idols of gold, which have been made for them to worship, to the moles and to the bats,

Jonah 1:5

Then the mariners were afraid, and cried every man to his god. And they cast forth the wares that were in the ship into the sea, to lighten it to them. But Jonah was gone down into the innermost parts of the ship, and he lay, and w

Matthew 16:25-26

For whoever wants save his life will lose it, and whoever will lose his life for my sake will find it.

Matthew 19:29

And every man who has forsaken houses, or brothers, or sisters, or father, or mother, or wife, or children, or lands, because of my name, will receive a hundredfold, and will inherit eternal life.

Mark 8:35-37

For whoever wants to save his life will lose it, but whoever will lose his life because of me and the good-news, this man will save it.

Mark 10:28-30

Peter began to say to him, Lo, we have left all, and have followed thee.

Luke 9:24-25

For whoever wants to save his life will lose it, but whoever may lose his life because of me, this man will save it.

Acts 27:19

And the third day we cast out by hands the tackling of the ship.

Acts 27:38

And after being filled of food, they unloaded the ship, throwing out the wheat into the sea.

Philippians 3:7-8

But whatever was gain to me, these things I regarded loss because of the Christ.

Hebrews 10:34-35

For ye were both compassionate about my bonds, and ye accepted with joy the plundering of your possessions, knowing yourselves to have a superior and an enduring existence in the heavens.

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