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Ecclesiastes 3:17

    Ecclesiastes 3:17 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    I said in mine heart, God shall judge the righteous and the wicked: for there is a time there for every purpose and for every work.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    I said in my heart, God shall judge the righteous and the wicked: for there is a time there for every purpose and for every work.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    I said in my heart, God will judge the righteous and the wicked; for there is a time there for every purpose and for every work.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    I said in my heart, God will be judge of the good and of the bad; because a time for every purpose and for every work has been fixed by him.

    Webster's Revision

    I said in my heart, God will judge the righteous and the wicked; for there is a time there for every purpose and for every work.

    World English Bible

    I said in my heart, "God will judge the righteous and the wicked; for there is a time there for every purpose and for every work."

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    I said in mine heart, God shall judge the righteous and the wicked: for there is a time there for every purpose and for every work.

    Clarke's Commentary on Ecclesiastes 3:17

    For there is a time there for every purpose - Man has his time here below, and God shall have his time above. At his throne the judged shall be rejudged, and iniquity for ever close her mouth.

    Barnes' Notes on Ecclesiastes 3:17

    A time there - i. e., a time with God.