New American Standard Bible
For there is a proper time and procedure for every delight, though a man's trouble is heavy upon him.
King James Bible
Because to every purpose there is time and judgment, therefore the misery of man is great upon him.
Darby Bible Translation
For to every purpose there is time and manner. For the misery of man is great upon him;
World English Bible
For there is a time and procedure for every purpose, although the misery of man is heavy on him.
Young's Literal Translation
For to every delight there is a time and a judgment, for the misfortune of man is great upon him.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
Because, therefore - , Or, as in Ecclesiastes 8:7, "for."
The possibility of God's time and judgment being in opposition to a king's purpose or commandment Ecclesiastes 8:5, suggests the thought that such discord is a misery (evil, Ecclesiastes 6:1) common to man (or, mankind).
LibraryThe Wicked Man's Life, Funeral, and Epitaph
We shall this morning want you, first of all, to walk with a living man; it is said of him that he did "come and go from the place of the holy:" next, I shall want you to attend his funeral, and then, in conclusion I shall ask you to assist in writing his epitaph--"and they were forgotten in the city where they had so done: this also is vanity." I. In the first place, HERE IS SOME GOOD COMPANY FOR YOU; some with whom you may walk to the house of God, for it is said of them, that they did come and …
Charles Haddon Spurgeon—Spurgeon's Sermons Volume 4: 1858
There is an appointed time for everything. And there is a time for every event under heaven--
I said to myself, "God will judge both the righteous man and the wicked man," for a time for every matter and for every deed is there.
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