Ecclesiastes 3 KJV

1 To every thing there is a season, and a time to every purpose under the 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 ;
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 ;
6 A time to get ,a and a time to lose ; a time to keep , and a time to cast away ;

References for Ecclesiastes 3:6

    • i 3:6 - get: or, seek
      7 A time to rend , and a time to sew ; a time to keep silence , and a time to speak ;
      8 A time to love , and a time to hate ; a time of war, and a time of peace.
      9 What profit hath he that worketh in that wherein he laboureth?
      10 I have seen the travail, which God hath given to the sons of men to be exercised in it.
      11 He hath made every thing beautiful in his time: also he hath set the world in their heart, so that no man can find out the work that God maketh from the beginning to the end.
      12 I know that there is no good in them, but for a man to rejoice , and to do good in his life.
      13 And also that every man should eat and drink , and enjoy the good of all his labour, it is the gift of God.
      14 I know that, whatsoever God doeth , it shall be for ever: nothing can be put to it, nor any thing taken from it: and God doeth it, that men should fear before him.
      15 That which hath been is now; and that which is to be hath already been; and God requireth that which is past .b

      References for Ecclesiastes 3:15

        • j 3:15 - that which is past: Heb. that which is driven away
          16 And moreover I saw under the sun the place of judgment, that wickedness was there; and the place of righteousness, that iniquity was there.
          17 I said in mine heart, God shall judge the righteous and the wicked: for there is a time there for every purpose and for every work.
          18 I said in mine heart concerning the estate of the sons of men, that Godc might manifest them, and that they might see that they themselves are beasts.

          References for Ecclesiastes 3:18

            • k 3:18 - that God...: or, that they might clear God, and see, etc
              19 For that which befalleth the sons of men befalleth beasts; even one thing befalleth them: as the one dieth, so dieth the other; yea, they have all one breath; so that a man hath no preeminence above a beast: for all is vanity.
              20 All go unto one place; all are of the dust, and all turn to dust again .
              21 Who knoweth the spirit of mand that goeth upward, and the spirit of the beast that goeth downward to the earth?

              References for Ecclesiastes 3:21

                • l 3:21 - of man: Heb. of the sons of man
                  22 Wherefore I perceive that there is nothing better, than that a man should rejoice in his own works; for that is his portion: for who shall bring him to see what shall be after him?