So I made up my mind that there’s nothing better for us men and women than to have a good time in whatever we do—that’s our lot. All rights reserved. In the place of judgment—wickedness was there. Ecclesiastes 3 A Time for Everything. I've also concluded that whatever God does, that's the way it's going to be, always. of Death in particular Ecclesiastes 3:2, Ecclesiastes 3:11 is a part of the “work that God doeth.” Ecclesiastes 3:21 God's done it and that's it. Ecclesiastes 3:2 - MSG - A right time for birth and another for death,... Study verse in the The Message Ecclesiastes 3:19. So I made up my mind that there's nothing better for us men and women than to have a good time in whatever we do - that's our lot. Death in particular Ecclesiastes 3:2, Ecclesiastes 3:11 is a part of the “work that God doeth.” Ecclesiastes 3:21 A right time to cry and another to laugh, A right time to lament and another to cheer. 14 I’ve also concluded that whatever God does, that’s the way it’s going to be, always. Ecclesiastes 3:19. Everything’s smoke. There's a right time for every thing, every deed - and there's no getting around it. See the Ecclesiastes 2:14 note. (M), 15 Whatever is has already been,(N)    and what will be has been before;(O)    and God will call the past to account.[b]. Death in particular Ecclesiastes 3:2, Ecclesiastes 3:11 is a part of the “work that God doeth.” Ecclesiastes 3:21 Solomon says quite bluntly, I said to myself regarding the human race, “God’s testing the lot of us, showing us up as nothing but animals.”. A right time to search and another to count your losses, A right time to hold on and another to let go. 4 A time to weep and a time to laugh; A time to mourn and a time to dance. Ecclesiastes 3-4 The Message (MSG) There’s a Right Time for Everything 3 There’s an opportune time to do things, a right time for everything on the earth: 2-8 A right time for birth and another for death, The place of righteousness - corrupt! The Scripture in this video is taken from Ecclesiastes in The Voice. 1-3 Well, I took all this in and thought it through, inside and out. See the Ecclesiastes 2:14 note. So there's really no advantage in being human. That's so we'll quit asking questions and simply worship in holy fear. Ecclesiastes 3, seen from its three locations, moves us from common grace to special grace. “God will bring into judgment(P)    both the righteous and the wicked,for there will be a time for every activity,    a time to judge every deed.”(Q), 18 I also said to myself, “As for humans, God tests them so that they may see that they are like the animals. (, California - Do Not Sell My Personal Information. Read Ecclesiastes 3:1-12 in MSG and NIV using our online parallel Bible. Originally published by NavPress in English as THE MESSAGE: The Bible in Contemporary Language copyright 2002 by Eugene Peterson. I said to myself regarding the human race, "God's testing the lot of us, showing us up as nothing but animals.". A right time to hold on and another to let go. Here’s what I understood: The good, the wise, and all that they do are in God’s hands—but, day by … for there will be a time for every activity. Copyright © 2021, Bible Study Tools. Whatever was, is. Ecclesiastes 3 There's an opportune time to do things, a right time for everything on the earth: A right time for birth and another for death, A right time to plant … A right time to rip out and another to mend, A right time to shut up and another to speak up. A right time to make love and another to abstain. Ecclesiastes 3:1 There’s an opportune time to do things, a right time for everything on the earth | The Message (MSG) | Download The Bible App Now. (F) 11 He has made everything beautiful in its time. 9 What do workers gain from their toil? (G) He has also set eternity in the human heart; yet[a] no one can fathom(H) what God has done from beginning to end. (L) 14 I know that everything God does will endure forever; nothing can be added to it and nothing taken from it. I've had a good look at what God has given us to do - busywork, mostly. 19-22 Humans and animals come to the same end—humans die, animals die. “I have seen everything that is done under the sun, and behold, all is vanity and a striving after wind” (Ecclesiastes 1:14 ESV, cf. I’ve decided that there’s nothing better to do than go ahead and have a good time and get the most we can out of life. We all breathe the same air. Humans and animals come to the same end - humans die, animals die. 3 There is a time(A) for everything,    and a season for every activity under the heavens: 2     a time to be born and a time to die,    a time to plant and a time to uproot,(B)3     a time to kill(C) and a time to heal,    a time to tear down and a time to build,4     a time to weep and a time to laugh,    a time to mourn and a time to dance,5     a time to scatter stones and a time to gather them,    a time to embrace and a time to refrain from embracing,6     a time to search and a time to give up,    a time to keep and a time to throw away,7     a time to tear and a time to mend,    a time to be silent(D) and a time to speak,8     a time to love and a time to hate,    a time for war and a time for peace. Ecclesiastes 3 The Message (MSG) There’s a Right Time for Everything 3 There’s an opportune time to do things, a right time for everything on the earth: 2-8 A right time for birth and another for death, A right time to wage war and another to make peace. (T) 21 Who knows if the human spirit rises upward(U) and if the spirit of the animal goes down into the earth?”. Copyright © 1993, 2002, 2018 by Eugene H. Peterson. Proud member A right time to rip out and another to mend. Ecclesiastes 3. 1:1 Dies sind die Reden des Predigers, des Sohns Davids, des Königs zu Jerusalem.. 1:2 Es ist alles ganz eitel, sprach der Prediger, es ist alles ganz eitel.. 1:3 Was hat der Mensch mehr von all seiner Mühe, die er hat unter der Sonne?. That which befalleth the sons of men - literally, the event (happenstance) of the sons of men, i. e., what comes upon them from outside, by virtue of the ordinance of God. Ecclesiastes 3 Ecclesiastes 3. And there is a time for every [ a]event under heaven—. I’ve decided that there’s nothing better to do than go ahead and … A right time to destroy and another to construct. So there’s really no advantage in being human. True, God made everything beautiful in itself and in its time—but he’s left us in the dark, so we can never know what God is up to, whether he’s coming or going. I said to myself, “God will judge righteous and wicked.” There’s a right time for every thing, every deed—and there’s no getting around it. But in the end, does it really make a difference what anyone does? Nobody knows for sure that the human spirit rises to heaven or that the animal spirit sinks into the earth. in the place of justice—wickedness was there. Ecclesiastes 3:9 - 15. I've had a good look at what God has given us to do - busywork, mostly. (E) 10 I have seen the burden God has laid on the human race. Is Ecclesiastes a negative book? (W) For who can bring them to see what will happen after them? 13 That each of them may eat and drink,(J) and find satisfaction(K) in all their toil—this is the gift of God. Everything's smoke. 22 So I saw that there is nothing better for a person than to enjoy their work,(V) because that is their lot. True, God made everything beautiful in itself and in its time - but he's left us in the dark, so we can never know what God is up to, whether he's coming or going. 3 A time to kill and a time to heal; A time to tear down and a time to build up. Ecclesiastes 3:4-8 A right time to cry and another to laugh, A right time to lament and another to cheer, A right time to make love and another to abstain, A right time to embrace and another to part, Read verse in The Message Bible Ecclesiastes 3:1-8 MSG - There’s a Right Time for Everything - Bible Gateway. There's a Right Time for Everything 1There's an opportune time to do things, a right time for everything on the earth: 2-8 A right time for birth and another for death, A right time to plant and another to reap, A right time to kill and another to heal, A … But in the end, does it really make a difference what anyone does? Ecclesiastes 3:11-13 The Message (MSG) 9-13 But in the end, does it really make a difference what anyone does? 1 There's an opportune time to do things, a right time for everything on the earth:. A right time to kill and another to heal. That’s it—eat, drink, and make the most of your job. Please enter your email address associated with your Salem All-Pass account, then click Continue. 16-18 I took another good look at what’s going on: The very place of judgment—corrupt! True, God made everything beautiful in itself and in its time - but he's left us in the dark, so we can never know what God is up to, whether he's coming or going. It's God's gift. 16 And I saw something else under the sun: In the place of judgment—wickedness was there,    in the place of justice—wickedness was there. We all breathe the same air. See the Ecclesiastes 2:14 note. 20 All go to the same place; all come from dust, and to dust all return. No addition, no subtraction. There's an opportune time to do things, a right time for everything on the earth: A right time for birth and another for death, A right time to plant and another to reap. And we’ve seen the ultimate—that there is One from Above, who is the eternity we are yearning for. It’s God’s gift. MSG 1 There's an opportune time to do things, a right time for everything on the earth: NIV 1 There is a time for everything, and a season for every activity under the heavens: MSG 2 A right time for birth and another for death, A right time to plant and another to reap, NIV 2 a time to be born and a time to die, a time to plant and a time to uproot, MSG 3 A right time to kill and another to heal, A right time to … I've decided that there's nothing better to do than go ahead and have a good time and get the most we can out of life. NIV Reverse Interlinear Bible: English to Hebrew and English to Greek. 9-13 But in the end, does it really make a difference what anyone does? We all end up in the same place - we all came from dust, we all end up as dust. We'll send you an email with steps on how to reset your password. That which befalleth the sons of men - literally, the event (happenstance) of the sons of men, i. e., what comes upon them from outside, by virtue of the ordinance of God. Whatever will be, is. Article Images Copyright © 2021 Getty Images unless otherwise indicated. We’ve seen the positive – that there is time for everything. Holy Bible, New International Version®, NIV® Copyright ©1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica, Inc.® Used by permission. (R) 19 Surely the fate of human beings(S) is like that of the animals; the same fate awaits them both: As one dies, so dies the other. None. All rights reserved. No addition, no subtraction. A right time to love and another to hate. Gain a concise, fundamental grasp of what the Bible is all about with our NEW "Know the Bible" series. Published by permission. I’ve had a good look at what God has given us to do—busywork, mostly. A right time to plant and another to reap. A right time to search and another to count your losses. God does it so that people will fear him. German Bible: Ecclesiastes. Everything is meaningless. That's how it always is with God. Copyright © 2019 by Zondervan. Ecclesiastes 3-6 The Message (MSG) There’s a Right Time for Everything 3 There’s an opportune time to do things, a right time for everything on the earth: 2-8 A right time for birth and another for death, A right time to embrace and another to part. That's it - eat, drink, and make the most of your job. A right time to kill and another to heal, A right time to destroy and another to construct. All rights reserved worldwide. Nobody knows for sure that the human spirit rises to heaven or that the animal spirit sinks into the earth. A right time to love and another to hate, A right time to wage war and another to make peace. See the Ecclesiastes 2:14 note. 15 Whatever was, is.Whatever will be, is.That’s how it always is with God. God’s done it and that’s it. That’s so we’ll quit asking questions and simply worship in holy fear. and a season for every activity under the heavens: a time to embrace and a time to refrain from embracing. I said to myself, "God will judge righteous and wicked." 3 1 There's an opportune time to do things, a right time for everything on the earth: 2 A right time for birth and another for death, A right time to plant and another to reap, 3 A right time to kill and another to heal, A right time to destroy and another to construct, 4 A right time to cry and another to laugh, A right time to lament and another to cheer, 5 A right time to make love and another to abstain, A right time to … Death in particular Ecclesiastes 3:2, Ecclesiastes 3:11 is a part of the “work that God doeth.” Ecclesiastes 3:21 The place of righteousness—corrupt! A right time to cry and another to laugh. Ecclesiastes 3:19. 2 A time to give birth and a time to die; A time to plant and a time to uproot what is planted. None. A right time to search and another to count your losses, A right time to hold on and another to let go, A right time to rip out and another to mend, A right time to shut up and another to speak up, A right time to love and another to hate, A right time to wage war and another to make peace. A right time to shut up and another to speak up. 3 There’s an opportune time to do things, a right time for everything on the earth: 2-8 A right time for birth and another for death,A right time to plant and another to reap,A right time to kill and another to heal,A right time to destroy and another to construct,A right time to cry and another to laugh,A right time to lament and another to cheer,A right time to make love and another to abstain,A right time to embrace and another to part,A right time to search and another to count your losses,A right time to hold on and another to let go,A right time to rip out and another to mend,A right time to shut up and another to speak up,A right time to love and another to hate,A right time to wage war and another to make peace. We all end up in the same place—we all came from dust, we all end up as dust. Who knows if there’s anything else to life? (I) 12 I know that there is nothing better for people than to be happy and to do good while they live. That which befalleth the sons of men - literally, the event (happenstance) of the sons of men, i. e., what comes upon them from outside, by virtue of the ordinance of God. We’ve seen the negative—that all time, under the sun, is meaningless. Ecclesiastes 3:1 (MSG) “There's an opportune time to do things, a right time for everything on the earth:” A right time to make love and another to abstain, A right time to embrace and another to part. I took another good look at what's going on: The very place of judgment - corrupt! Ecclesiastes 3:19. 2:1, 11; 3:19; 4:4; 6:9 for similar verses). All have the same breath[c]; humans have no advantage over animals. Repeatedly we find verses such as these that seem to say that everything is a waste of time. Salem Media Group. A right time to lament and another to cheer. 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