Ecclesiastes 3:7

7 a time to tear and a time to mend, a time to be silent and a time to speak,

Ecclesiastes 3:7 in Other Translations

KJV
7 A time to rend, and a time to sew; a time to keep silence, and a time to speak;
ESV
7 a time to tear, and a time to sew; a time to keep silence, and a time to speak;
NLT
7 A time to tear and a time to mend. A time to be quiet and a time to speak.
MSG
7 A right time to rip out and another to mend, A right time to shut up and another to speak up,
CSB
7 a time to tear and a time to sew; a time to be silent and a time to speak;

Ecclesiastes 3:7 In-Context

5 a time to scatter stones and a time to gather them, a time to embrace and a time to refrain from embracing,
6 a time to search and a time to give up, a time to keep and a time to throw away,
7 a time to tear and a time to mend, a time to be silent and a time to speak,
8 a time to love and a time to hate, a time for war and a time for peace.
9 What do workers gain from their toil?

Cross References 1

  • 1. S Esther 4:14; Amos 5:13
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