New Living Translation
I said to myself, "In due season God will judge everyone, both good and bad, for all their deeds."
King James Bible
I said in mine heart, God shall judge the righteous and the wicked: for there is a time there for every purpose and for every work.
Darby Bible Translation
I said in my heart, God will judge the righteous and the wicked; for there is a time there for every purpose and for every work.
World English Bible
I said in my heart, "God will judge the righteous and the wicked; for there is a time there for every purpose and for every work."
Young's Literal Translation
I said in my heart, 'The righteous and the wicked doth God judge, for a time is to every matter and for every work there.'
Ecclesiastes 3:17 Parallel
CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
3:17 I said - I was sorely grieved at this, but I quieted myself with this consideration. Shall judge - Absolving the just, and condemning the wicked. A time - God will have his time to rectify all these disorders. There - At the judgment - seat of God. For - For examining not only all men's actions, but all their thoughts and purposes.
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The Lapse of Time.
"For they that are after the Flesh do Mind,"
For the Son of Man will come with his angels in the glory of his Father and will judge all people according to their deeds.
He will judge everyone according to what they have done.
2 Thessalonians 1:6
In his justice he will pay back those who persecute you.
Surely you wouldn't do such a thing, destroying the righteous along with the wicked. Why, you would be treating the righteous and the wicked exactly the same! Surely you wouldn't do that! Should not the Judge of all the earth do what is right?"
before the LORD, for he is coming! He is coming to judge the earth. He will judge the world with justice, and the nations with his truth.
before the LORD. For the LORD is coming to judge the earth. He will judge the world with justice, and the nations with fairness.
For everything there is a season, a time for every activity under heaven.
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