Ecclesiastes 3:7
Text Analysis
6256 [e]עֵ֤ת
a timeN-cs
7167 [e]לִקְר֙וֹעַ֙
to tearPrep-l | V-Qal-Inf
6256 [e]וְעֵ֣ת
and a timeConj-w | N-cs
8609 [e]לִתְפּ֔וֹר
to sewPrep-l | V-Qal-Inf
6256 [e]עֵ֥ת
a timeN-cs
2814 [e]לַחֲשׁ֖וֹת
to keep silencePrep-l | V-Qal-Inf
6256 [e]וְעֵ֥ת
and a timeConj-w | N-cs
1696 [e]לְדַבֵּֽר׃
to speakPrep-l | V-Piel-Inf

Hebrew Texts
קהלת 3:7 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
עֵ֤ת לִקְרֹ֙ועַ֙ וְעֵ֣ת לִתְפֹּ֔ור עֵ֥ת לַחֲשֹׁ֖ות וְעֵ֥ת לְדַבֵּֽר׃

קהלת 3:7 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
עת לקרוע ועת לתפור עת לחשות ועת לדבר׃

קהלת 3:7 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
עת לקרוע ועת לתפור עת לחשות ועת לדבר׃

קהלת 3:7 Hebrew Bible
עת לקרוע ועת לתפור עת לחשות ועת לדבר׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
A time to tear apart and a time to sew together; A time to be silent and a time to speak.

King James Bible
A time to rend, and a time to sew; a time to keep silence, and a time to speak;

Holman Christian Standard Bible
a time to tear and a time to sew; a time to be silent and a time to speak;
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time to keep

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Isaiah 36:21 But they held their peace, and answered him not a word: for the king's …

Jeremiah 8:14 Why do we sit still? assemble yourselves, and let us enter into the …

Lamentations 3:28 He sits alone and keeps silence, because he has borne it on him.

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and a time to speak

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1 Samuel 19:4,5 And Jonathan spoke good of David to Saul his father, and said to …

1 Samuel 25:24 And fell at his feet, and said, On me, my lord, on me let this iniquity …

Esther 4:13,14 Then Mordecai commanded to answer Esther, Think not with yourself …

Esther 7:4 For we are sold, I and my people, to be destroyed, to be slain, and …

Job 32:4 Now Elihu had waited till Job had spoken, because they were elder than he.

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Proverbs 31:8,9 Open your mouth for the dumb in the cause of all such as are appointed …

Luke 19:37-40 And when he was come near, even now at the descent of the mount of Olives…

Acts 4:20 For we cannot but speak the things which we have seen and heard.

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