Ecclesiastes 3:17
Good News Translation
I told myself, "God is going to judge the righteous and the evil alike, because every thing, every action, will happen at its own set time."

Contemporary English Version
So I told myself that God has set a time and a place for everything. He will judge everyone, both the wicked and the good.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And I said in my heart: God shall judge both the just and the wicked, and then shall be the time of every thing.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

And I said in my heart: God shall judge both the just and the wicked, and then shall be the time of every thing.

said

Ecclesiastes 1:16 I have spoken in my heart, saying: Behold I am become great, and have gone beyond all in wisdom, that were before me in Jerusalem: and my mind hath contemplated many things wisely, and I have learned.

Ecclesiastes 2:1 I said in my heart: I will go, and abound with delights, and enjoy good things. And I saw that this also was vanity.

God

Ecclesiastes 12:14 And all things that are done, God will bring into judgment for every error, whether it be good or evil.

Genesis 18:25 Far be it from thee to do this thing, and to slay the just with the wicked, and for the just to be in like case as the wicked; this is not beseeming thee: thou who judgest all the earth, wilt not make this judgment.

Psalm 98:9 At the presence of the Lord: because he cometh to judge the earth. He shall judge the world with justice, and the people with equity.

Matthew 16:27 For the Son of man shall come in the glory of his Father with his angels: and then will he render to every man according to his works.

Matthew 25:31-46 And when the Son of man shall come in his majesty, and all the angels with him, then shall he sit upon the seat of his majesty. . . .

John 5:22,26-29 For neither does the Father judge any man: but hath given all judgment to the Son. . . .

Acts 17:31 Because he hath appointed a day wherein he will judge the world in equity, by the man whom he hath appointed: giving faith to all, by raising him up from the dead.

Romans 2:5-9 But according to thy hardness and impenitent heart, thou treasurest up to thyself wrath, against the day of wrath and revelation of the just judgment of God: . . .

1 Corinthians 4:5 Therefore, judge not before the time: until the Lord come, who both will bring to light the hidden things of darkness and will make manifest the counsels of the hearts. And then shall every man have praise from God.

2 Corinthians 5:10 For we must all be manifested before the judgment seat of Christ, that every one may receive the proper things of the body, according as he hath done, whether it be good or evil.

2 Thessalonians 1:6-10 Seeing it is a just thing with God to repay tribulation to them that trouble you: . . .

Revelation 20:11-15 And I saw a great white throne and one sitting upon it, from whose face the earth and heaven fled away: and there was no place found for them . . .

for

Ecclesiastes 3:1 All things have their season, and in their times all things pass under heaven.

Jeremiah 29:10,11 For thus saith the Lord: When the seventy years shall begin to be accomplished in Babylon, I will visit you: and I will perform my good word in your favour, to bring you again to this place. . . .

Daniel 11:40 And at the time prefixed the king of the south shall fight against him, and the king of the north shall come against him like a tempest, with chariots, and with horsemen, and with a great navy, and he shall enter into the countries, and shall destroy, and pass through.

Daniel 12:4,9,11-13 But thou, O Daniel, shut up the words, and seal the book, even to the time appointed: many shall pass over, and knowledge shall be manifold. . . .

Acts 1:7 But he said to them: It is not for you to know the time or moments, which the Father hath put in his own power:

1 Thessalonians 5:1 But of the times and moments, brethren, you need not, that we should write to you:

2 Peter 3:7,8 But the heavens and the earth which are now, by the same word are kept in store, reserved unto fire against the day of judgment and perdition of the ungodly men. . . .

Revelation 11:2,3,18 But the court which is without the temple, cast out and measure it not: because it is given unto the Gentiles. And the holy city they shall tread under foot, two and forty months: . . .

Revelation 17:12-17 And the ten horns which thou sawest are ten kings, who have not yet received a kingdom: but shall receive power as kings, one hour after the beast. . . .

Revelation 20:7-9 And when the thousand years shall be finished, Satan shall be loosed out of his prison and shall go forth and seduce the nations which are over the four quarters of the earth, Gog and Magog: and shall gather them together to battle, the number of whom is as the sand of the sea. . . .

Context
From Dust to Dust
16I saw under the sun in the place of judgment wickedness, and in the place of justice iniquity. 17And I said in my heart: God shall judge both the just and the wicked, and then shall be the time of every thing.18I said in my heart concerning the sons of men, that God would prove them, and shew them to be like beasts.…
Cross References
Matthew 16:27
For the Son of man shall come in the glory of his Father with his angels: and then will he render to every man according to his works.

Romans 2:6
Who will render to every man according to his works.

2 Thessalonians 1:6
Seeing it is a just thing with God to repay tribulation to them that trouble you:

Genesis 18:25
Far be it from thee to do this thing, and to slay the just with the wicked, and for the just to be in like case as the wicked; this is not beseeming thee: thou who judgest all the earth, wilt not make this judgment.

Psalm 96:13
before the face of the Lord, because he cometh: because he cometh to judge the earth. He shall judge the world with justice, and the people with his truth.

Psalm 98:9
At the presence of the Lord: because he cometh to judge the earth. He shall judge the world with justice, and the people with equity.

Ecclesiastes 3:1
All things have their season, and in their times all things pass under heaven.

Ecclesiastes 8:6
There is a time and opportunity for every business, and great affliction for man:

Ecclesiastes 11:9
Rejoice therefore, O young man, in thy youth, and let thy heart be in that which is good in the days of thy youth, and walk in the ways of thy heart, and in the sight of thy eyes: and know that for all these God will bring thee into judgment.

Ecclesiastes 12:14
And all things that are done, God will bring into judgment for every error, whether it be good or evil.

Additional Translations
I said in my heart, “God will judge the righteous and the wicked, since there is a time for every activity and every deed.”I said in my heart, God shall judge the righteous and the wicked: for there is a time there for every purpose and for every work.

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.

And I said in my heart, God will judge the righteous and the ungodly: for there is a time there for every action and for every work.

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.

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.

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.

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."

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.'
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