Ecclesiastes 3:7

“A time to rend, and a time to sew; a time to keep silence, and a time to speak;”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Ecclesiastes 3:7

A time to rent, and a time to sow: a time to keepe silence, and a time to speake.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

A time to tear apart and a time to sew together; A time to be silent and a time to speak.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

a time to rend, and a time to sew; a time to keep silence, and a time to speak;
- American Standard Version (1901)

A time for undoing and a time for stitching; a time for keeping quiet and a time for talk;
- Basic English Bible

A time to rend, and a time to sew; A time to keep silence, and a time to speak;
- Darby Bible

A time to rend, and a time to sew; a time to keep silence, and a time to speak;
- Webster's Bible

a time to tear, and a time to sew; a time to keep silence, and a time to speak;
- World English Bible

A time to rend, And a time to sew. A time to be silent, And a time to speak.
- Youngs Literal Bible

A time to rend, and a time to sew; a time to keep silence, and a time to speak;
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Ecclesiastes 3:7

Wesley's Notes for Ecclesiastes 3:7


3:7 To rent - When men rend their garments, as they did in great and sudden griefs.


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