Ecclesiastes 3:3

“A time to kill, and a time to heal; a time to break down, and a time to build up;”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

A time to kill, and a time to heale: a time to breake downe, and a time to build vp.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

A time to kill and a time to heal; A time to tear down and a time to build up.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

a time to kill, and a time to heal; a time to break down, and a time to build up;
- American Standard Version (1901)

A time to put to death and a time to make well; a time for pulling down and a time for building up;
- Basic English Bible

A time to kill, and a time to heal; A time to break down, and a time to build up;
- Darby Bible

A time to kill, and a time to heal; a time to break down, and a time to build up;
- Webster's Bible

a time to kill, and a time to heal; a time to break down, and a time to build up;
- World English Bible

A time to slay, And a time to heal, A time to break down, And a time to build up.
- Youngs Literal Bible

A time to kill, and a time to heal; a time to break down, and a time to build up;
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Ecclesiastes 3:3


3:3 To kill - When men die a violent death. To heal - When he who seemed to be mortally wounded is healed.


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