Ecclesiastes 8:8

There is no man who has power over the spirit to contain the spirit; neither does he have power over the day of death. There is no discharge in war; neither shall wickedness deliver those who practice it.

Alternate Versions of Ecclesiastes 8-8

A Conservative Version: Ecclesiastes 8:8
There is no man who has power over the spirit to retain the spirit, nor has he power over the day of death. And there is no discharge in war. Neither shall wickedness deliver him who is given to it.

American Standard Version: Ecclesiastes 8:8
There is no man that hath power over the spirit to retain the spirit; neither hath he power over the day of death; and there is no discharge in war: neither shall wickedness deliver him that is given to it.

Bible in Basic English: Ecclesiastes 8:8
No man has authority over the wind, to keep the wind; or is ruler over the day of his death. In war no man's time is free, and evil will not keep the sinner safe.

Darby English Bible: Ecclesiastes 8:8
There is no man who hath control over the spirit to retain the spirit; and no one hath control over the day of death; and there is no discharge in that war, neither shall wickedness deliver those that are given to it.

King James Version: Ecclesiastes 8:8
There is no man that hath power over the spirit to retain the spirit; neither hath he power in the day of death: and there is no discharge in that war; neither shall wickedness deliver those that are given to it.

King James Version (UK): Ecclesiastes 8:8
There is no man that has power over the spirit to retain the spirit; neither has he power in the day of death and there is no discharge in that war; neither shall wickedness deliver those that are given to it.

Youngs Literal Translation: Ecclesiastes 8:8
There is no man ruling over the spirit to restrain the spirit, and there is no authority over the day of death, and there is no discharge in battle, and wickedness delivereth not its possessors.

Verses Related to Ecclesiastes 8-8

2 Samuel 14:14
For we must needs die, and are as water split on the ground, which can't be gathered up again; neither does God take away life, but devises means, that he who is banished not be an outcast from him.

2 Kings 7:15
They went after them to the Jordan: and, behold, all the way was full of garments and vessels, which the Syrians had cast away in their haste. The messengers returned, and told the king.

Job 14:5
Seeing his days are determined, The number of his months is with you, And you have appointed his bounds that he can't pass;

Job 34:14
If he set his heart on himself, If he gathered to himself his spirit and his breath;

Psalms 9:17
The wicked shall be turned back to Sheol, Even all the nations that forget God.

Psalms 52:5
God will likewise destroy you forever. He will take you up, and pluck you out of your tent, And root you out of the land of the living. Selah.

Psalms 89:48
What man is he who shall live and not see death, Who shall deliver his soul from the power of Sheol? Selah.