New Living Translation
A time to scatter stones and a time to gather stones. A time to embrace and a time to turn away.
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
CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
3:5 Stones - Which were brought together in order to the building of a wall or house. To embrace - When persons perform all friendly offices one to another.
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