New International Version
a time to scatter stones and a time to gather them, a time to embrace and a time to refrain from embracing,
King James Bible
A time to cast away stones, and a time to gather stones together; a time to embrace, and a time to refrain from embracing;
Darby Bible Translation
A time to cast away stones, and a time to gather stones together; A time to embrace, and a time to refrain from embracing;
World English Bible
a time to cast away stones, and a time to gather stones together; a time to embrace, and a time to refrain from embracing;
Young's Literal Translation
A time to cast away stones, And a time to heap up stones. A time to embrace, And a time to be far from embracing.
Ecclesiastes 3:5 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
A time to cast away stones, - to gather stones, - to embrace, - to refrain -
"One while domestic cares abortive prove,
And then successful. Nature now invites
Connubial pleasures: but, when languid grown,
No less rejects."
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a time to embrace
LibraryEternity in the Heart
'He hath made every thing beautiful in his time: also He hath set the world in their heart.'--ECCLES. iii. 11. There is considerable difficulty in understanding what precise meaning is to be attached to these words, and what precise bearing they have on the general course of the writer's thoughts; but one or two things are, at any rate, quite clear. The Preacher has been enumerating all the various vicissitudes of prosperity and adversity, of construction and destruction, of society and solitude, …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
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A Sermon on Isaiah xxvi. By John Knox.
a time to weep and a time to laugh, a time to mourn and a time to dance,
a time to search and a time to give up, a time to keep and a time to throw away,
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