Ecclesiastes 3:6
Good News Translation
He sets the time for finding and the time for losing, the time for saving and the time for throwing away,

Contemporary English Version
There is a time for finding and losing, keeping and giving,

Douay-Rheims Bible
A time to get, and a time to lose. A time to keep, and a time to cast away.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

A time to get, and a time to lose. A time to keep, and a time to cast away.

time to get

Genesis 30:30 Thou hadst but little before I came to thee, and now thou art become rich: and the Lord hath blessed thee at my coming. It is reasonable, therefore, that I should now provide also for my own house.

Genesis 31:18 And he took all his substance, and flocks, and whatsoever he had gotten in Mesopotamia, and went forward to Isaac, his father, to the land of Chanaan.

Exodus 12:35,36 And the children of Israel did as Moses had commanded: and they asked of the Egyptians vessels of silver and gold, and very much raiment. . . .

Deuteronomy 8:17,18 Lest thou shouldst say in thy heart: My own might, and the strength of my own hand have achieved all these things for me. . . .

2 Kings 5:26 But he said: Was not my heart present, when the man turned back, from his chariot, to meet thee? So now thou hast received money, and received garments, to buy oliveyards and vineyards, and sheep, and oxen, and men-servants, and maid-servants.

2 Kings 8:9 And Hazael went to meet him, taking with him presents, and all the good things of Damascus, the burdens of forty camels. And when he stood before him, he said: Thy son, Benadad, the king of Syria, hath sent me to thee, saying: Can I recover of this my illness?

an a time to lose

Matthew 16:25,26 For he that will save his life, shall lose it: and he that shall lose his life for my sake, shall find it. . . .

Matthew 19:29 And every one that hath left house, or brethren, or sisters, or father, or mother, or wife, or children, or lands for my name's sake, shall receive an hundredfold, and shall possess life everlasting.

Mark 8:35-37 For whosoever will save his life shall lose it: and whosoever shall lose his life for my sake and the gospel shall save it. . . .

Mark 10:28-30 And Peter began to say unto him: Behold, we have left all things and have followed thee. . . .

Luke 9:24,25 For whosoever will save his life shall lose it: for he that shall lose his life for my sake shall save it. . . .

and a time to cast

Ecclesiastes 11:1 Cast thy bread upon the running waters: for after a long time thou shalt find it again.

2 Kings 7:15 And they went after them, as far as the Jordan: and behold, all the way was full of garments, and vessels, which the Syrians had cast away, in their fright, and the messengers returned, and told the king.

Psalm 112:9 He hath distributed, he hath given to the poor: his justice remaineth for ever and ever: his horn shall be exalted in glory.

Isaiah 2:20 In that day a man shall cast away his idols of silver, and his idols of gold, which he had made for himself to adore, moles and bats.

Jonah 1:5 But the Lord sent a great wind to the sea: and a great tempest was raised in the sea, and the ship was in danger to be broken.

Acts 27:19,38 And the third day they cast out with their own hands the tacking of the ship. . . .

Philippians 3:7,8 But the things that were gain to me, the same I have counted loss for Christ. . . .

Hebrews 10:34,35 For you both had compassion on them that were in bands and took with joy the being stripped of your own goods, knowing that you have a better and a lasting substance. . . .

Context
To Everything There is a Season
5A time to scatter stones, and a time to gather. A time to embrace, and a time to be far from embraces. 6A time to get, and a time to lose. A time to keep, and a time to cast away.7A time to rend, and a time to sew. A time to keep silence, and a time to speak.…
Cross References
Ecclesiastes 3:5
A time to scatter stones, and a time to gather. A time to embrace, and a time to be far from embraces.

Ecclesiastes 3:7
A time to rend, and a time to sew. A time to keep silence, and a time to speak.

Additional Translations
a time to search and a time to count as lost, a time to keep and a time to discard,A time to get, and a time to lose; a time to keep, and a time to cast away;

a time to seek, and a time to lose; a time to keep, and a time to cast away;

a time to seek, and a time to lose; a time to keep, and a time to cast away;

A time to seek, and a time to lose; A time to keep, and a time to cast away;

a time to seek, and a time to lose; a time to keep, and a time to cast away;

A time to get, and a time to lose; a time to keep, and a time to cast away;

a time to seek, and a time to lose; a time to keep, and a time to cast away;

A time to seek, And a time to destroy. A time to keep, And a time to cast away.
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