Jesus also, that he might sanctify the people with his own blood, suffered outside the gate.  Therefore, let us go forth to him outside the camp, bearing his reproach.  For we have no continuing city here, but we seek one to come.

 
 
 

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A time to plant, and a time to pluck up what is planted.

3.A time to kill, and a time to heal.

A time to tear apart, 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 cast stones away, and a time to gather stones together.

A time to embrace, and a time to refrain from embracing.

6.A time to gain,[1] and a time to lose.

A time to keep, and a time to throw away.

7.A time to rend, and a time to sew.

A time to be silent, and a time to speak.

8.A time to love, and a time to hate.

A time for war , and a time for peace.

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Footnotes

[1] or, “seek to acquire”

[2] or, “age”.

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