Parallel Bible results for Ecclesiastes 3:1-8

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Ecclesiastes 3:1-8

NLT 1 For everything there is a season, a time for every activity under heaven. NIV 1 There is a time for everything, and a season for every activity under heaven: NLT 2 A time to be born and a time to die. A time to plant and a time to harvest. NIV 2 a time to be born and a time to die, a time to plant and a time to uproot, NLT 3 A time to kill and a time to heal. A time to tear down and a time to build up. NIV 3 a time to kill and a time to heal, a time to tear down and a time to build, NLT 4 A time to cry and a time to laugh. A time to grieve and a time to dance. NIV 4 a time to weep and a time to laugh, a time to mourn and a time to dance, NLT 5 A time to scatter stones and a time to gather stones. A time to embrace and a time to turn away. NIV 5 a time to scatter stones and a time to gather them, a time to embrace and a time to refrain, NLT 6 A time to search and a time to quit searching. A time to keep and a time to throw away. NIV 6 a time to search and a time to give up, a time to keep and a time to throw away, NLT 7 A time to tear and a time to mend. A time to be quiet and a time to speak. NIV 7 a time to tear and a time to mend, a time to be silent and a time to speak, NLT 8 A time to love and a time to hate. A time for war and a time for peace. NIV 8 a time to love and a time to hate, a time for war and a time for peace.