Ecclesiastes 3:2
Good News Translation
He sets the time for birth and the time for death, the time for planting and the time for pulling up,

Contemporary English Version
There is a time for birth and death, planting and reaping,

Douay-Rheims Bible
A time to be born and a time to die. A time to plant, and a time to pluck up that which is planted.

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A time to be born and a time to die. A time to plant, and a time to pluck up that which is planted.

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Genesis 17:21 But my covenant I will establish with Isaac, whom Sara shall bring forth to thee at this time in the next year.

Genesis 21:1,2 And the Lord visited Sara, as he had promised: and fulfilled what he had spoken. . . .

1 Samuel 2:5 They that were full before, have hired out themselves for bread: and the hungry are filled, so that the barren hath borne many: and she that had many children is weakened.

1 Kings 13:2 And he cried out against the altar in the word of the Lord, and said: O altar, altar, thus saith the Lord: Behold a child shall be born to the house of David, Josias by name, and he shall immolate upon thee the priests of the high places, who now burn incense upon thee, and he shall burn men's bones upon thee.

2 Kings 4:16 He said to her: At this time, and this same hour, if life be in company, thou shalt have a son in thy womb. But she answered: Do not, I beseech thee, my lord, thou man of God, do not lie to thy handmaid.

Psalm 113:9 Who maketh a barren woman to dwell in a house, the joyful mother of children.

Isaiah 54:1 Give praise, O thou barren, that bearest not: sing forth praise, and make a joyful noise, thou that didst not travail with child: for many are the children of the desolate, more than of her that hath a husband, saith the Lord.

Luke 1:13,20,36 But the angel said to him: Fear not, Zachary, for thy prayer is heard: and thy wife Elizabeth shall bear thee a son. And thou shalt call his name John. . . .

John 16:21 A woman, when she is in labour, hath sorrow, because her hour is come; but when she hath brought forth the child, she remembereth no more the anguish, for joy that a man is born into the world.

Acts 7:17,20 And when the time of the promise drew near, which God had promised to Abraham, the people increased and were multiplied in Egypt. . . .

Galatians 4:4 But when the fulness of the time was come, God sent his Son, made of a woman, made under the law:

and a time

Genesis 47:29 And when he saw that the day of his death drew nigh, he called his son Joseph, and said to him: If I have found favour in thy sight, put thy hand under my thigh; and thou shalt shew me this kindness and truth, not to bury me in Egypt.

Numbers 20:24-28 Let Aaron, saith he, go to his people: for he shall not go into the land which I have given the children of Israel, because he was incredulous to my words, at the waters of contradiction. . . .

Numbers 27:12-14 The Lord also said to Moses: Go up into this mountain Abarim, and view from thence the land which I will give to the children of Israel. . . .

Deuteronomy 3:23-26 And I besought the Lord at that time, saying: . . .

Deuteronomy 34:5 And Moses the servant of the Lord died there, in the land of Moab, by the commandment of the Lord:

Job 7:1 The life of man upon earth is a warfare, and his days are like the days of a hireling.

Job 14:5,14 The days of man are short, and the number of his months is with thee: thou hast appointed his bounds which cannot be passed. . . .

Isaiah 38:1,5 In those days Ezechias was sick even to death, and Isaiah the son of Amos the prophet cane unto him, and said to him: Thus saith the Lord: Take order with thy house, for thou shalt die, and not live. . . .

Jeremiah 1:10 Lo, I have set thee this day over the nations, and over kingdoms, to root up, and to pull down, and to waste, and to destroy, and to build, and to plant.

Jeremiah 18:7-10 I will suddenly speak against a nation, and against a kingdom, to root out, and to pull down, and to destroy it. . . .

Jeremiah 45:4 Thus saith the Lord: Thus shalt thou say to him: Behold, them whom I have built, I do destroy: and them whom I have planted, I do pluck up, and all this land.

Matthew 13:28,29,41 And he said to them: An enemy hath done this. And the servants said to him: Wilt thou that we go and gather it up? . . .

Matthew 15:13 But he answering, said: Every plant which my heavenly Father hath not planted, shall be rooted up.

Context
To Everything There is a Season
1All things have their season, and in their times all things pass under heaven. 2A time to be born and a time to die. A time to plant, and a time to pluck up that which is planted.3A time to kill, and a time to heal. A time to destroy, and a time to build.…
Cross References
Hebrews 9:27
And as it is appointed unto men once to die, and after this the judgment:

Job 14:5
The days of man are short, and the number of his months is with thee: thou hast appointed his bounds which cannot be passed.

Additional Translations
a time to be born and a time to die, a time to plant and a time to uproot,A time to be born, and a time to die; a time to plant, and a time to pluck up that which is planted;

a time to be born, and a time to die; a time to plant, and a time to pluck up that which is planted;

A time of birth, and a time to die; a time to plant, and a time to pluck up what has been planted;

A time to be born, and a time to die; A time to plant, and a time to pluck up that which is planted;

a time to be born, and a time to die; a time to plant, and a time to pluck up that which is planted;

A time to be born, and a time to die; a time to plant, and a time to pluck up that which is planted;

a time to be born, and a time to die; a time to plant, and a time to pluck up that which is planted;

A time to bring forth, And a time to die. A time to plant, And a time to eradicate the planted.
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