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Because to every purpose there is time and judgment, therefore the misery of man is great upon him.
- King James Bible "Authorized Version", Cambridge Edition
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Other Translations of Ecclesiastes 8:6
¶ Because to euery purpose there is time, and iudgement; therefore the misery of man is great vpon him.- King James Version (1611)
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For there is a proper time and procedure for every delight, though a man's trouble is heavy upon him.- New American Standard Version (1995)
for to every purpose there is a time and judgment; because the misery of man is great upon him:- American Standard Version (1901)
For every purpose there is a time and a decision, because the sorrow of man is great in him.- Basic English Bible
For to every purpose there is time and manner. For the misery of man is great upon him;- Darby Bible
There is a time and opportunity for every business, and great affliction for man: - Douay Rheims Bible
Because to every purpose there is time and judgment, therefore the misery of man is great upon him. - Webster's Bible
For there is a time and procedure for every purpose, although the misery of man is heavy on him.- World English Bible
For to every delight there is a time and a judgment, for the misfortune of man is great upon him.- Youngs Literal Bible
For to every matter there is a time and judgment; for the evil of man is great upon him.- Jewish Publication Society Bible
View Wesley's Notes for Ecclesiastes 8:6
8:6 Because - There is a fit way and season for the accomplishment of every business, which is known to God, but for the most part hidden from man. Therefore - Because there are few who have wisdom to discern this, most men expose themselves to manifold miseries.
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