Ecclesiastes 3:1 - Bullinger's Companion Bible Notes

Bible Comments

a season. an appointed time. Hebrew. zrman. Compare Ezra 10:14.Nehemiah 2:6; Esther 9:27. A word is not necessarily. "later" word, because there has not been occasion for it to be used, or needed before. See App-76.

a time. a season. Note the 28 "seasons" (= 4x7. See App-10.) In Hebrew Manuscripts these are set out in 14 lines;. in. line, with. space between each pair.

purpose. Hebrew. hephez. Alleged to be later Hebrew. See App-76.

under the heaven. See note on Ecclesiastes 1:3.

Ecclesiastes 3:1

1 To every thing there is a season, and a time to every purpose under the heaven: