Parallel Bible results for Ecclesiastes 3:1-6

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Ecclesiastes 3:1-6

MSG 1 There's an opportune time to do things, a right time for everything on the earth: NIV 1 There is a time for everything, and a season for every activity under heaven: MSG 2 A right time for birth and another for death, A right time to plant and another to reap, NIV 2 a time to be born and a time to die, a time to plant and a time to uproot, MSG 3 A right time to kill and another to heal, A right time to destroy and another to construct, NIV 3 a time to kill and a time to heal, a time to tear down and a time to build, MSG 4 A right time to cry and another to laugh, A right time to lament and another to cheer, NIV 4 a time to weep and a time to laugh, a time to mourn and a time to dance, MSG 5 A right time to make love and another to abstain, A right time to embrace and another to part, NIV 5 a time to scatter stones and a time to gather them, a time to embrace and a time to refrain, MSG 6 A right time to search and another to count your losses, A right time to hold on and another to let go, NIV 6 a time to search and a time to give up, a time to keep and a time to throw away,