Ecclesiastes 3:6
Text Analysis
Strong'sHebrewEnglishMorphology
6256 [e]עֵ֤ת
‘êṯ
a timeN-cs
1245 [e]לְבַקֵּשׁ֙
lə-ḇaq-qêš
to gainPrep-l | V-Piel-Inf
6256 [e]וְעֵ֣ת
wə-‘êṯ
and a timeConj-w | N-cs
6 [e]לְאַבֵּ֔ד
lə-’ab-bêḏ,
to losePrep-l | V-Piel-Inf
6256 [e]עֵ֥ת
‘êṯ
a timeN-cs
8104 [e]לִשְׁמ֖וֹר
liš-mō-wr
to keepPrep-l | V-Qal-Inf
6256 [e]וְעֵ֥ת
wə-‘êṯ
and a timeConj-w | N-cs
7993 [e]לְהַשְׁלִֽיךְ׃
lə-haš-lîḵ.
to awayPrep-l | V-Hifil-Inf









Hebrew Texts
קהלת 3:6 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
עֵ֤ת לְבַקֵּשׁ֙ וְעֵ֣ת לְאַבֵּ֔ד עֵ֥ת לִשְׁמֹ֖ור וְעֵ֥ת לְהַשְׁלִֽיךְ׃

קהלת 3:6 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
עת לבקש ועת לאבד עת לשמור ועת להשליך׃

קהלת 3:6 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
עת לבקש ועת לאבד עת לשמור ועת להשליך׃

קהלת 3:6 Hebrew Bible
עת לבקש ועת לאבד עת לשמור ועת להשליך׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
A time to search and a time to give up as lost; A time to keep and a time to throw away.

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

Holman Christian Standard Bible
a time to search and a time to count as lost; a time to keep and a time to throw away;
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

time to get

Genesis 30:30 For it was little which you had before I came, and it is now increased …

Genesis 31:18 And he carried away all his cattle, and all his goods which he had …

Exodus 12:35,36 And the children of Israel did according to the word of Moses; and …

Deuteronomy 8:17,18 And you say in your heart, My power and the might of my hand has …

2 Kings 5:26 And he said to him, Went not my heart with you, when the man turned …

2 Kings 8:9 So Hazael went to meet him, and took a present with him, even of …

an a time to lose

Matthew 16:25,26 For whoever will save his life shall lose it: and whoever will lose …

Matthew 19:29 And every one that has forsaken houses, or brothers, or sisters, …

Mark 8:35-37 For whoever will save his life shall lose it; but whoever shall lose …

Mark 10:28-30 Then Peter began to say to him, See, we have left all, and have followed you…

Luke 9:24,25 For whoever will save his life shall lose it: but whoever will lose …

and a time to cast

Ecclesiastes 11:1 Cast your bread on the waters: for you shall find it after many days.

2 Kings 7:15 And they went after them to Jordan: and, see, all the way was full …

Psalm 112:9 He has dispersed, he has given to the poor; his righteousness endures …

Isaiah 2:20 In that day a man shall cast his idols of silver, and his idols of …

Jonah 1:5 Then the mariners were afraid, and cried every man to his god, and …

Acts 27:19,38 And the third day we cast out with our own hands the tackling of the ship…

Philippians 3:7,8 But what things were gain to me, those I counted loss for Christ…

Hebrews 10:34,35 For you had compassion of me in my bonds, and took joyfully the spoiling …

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