Ecclesiastes 8:8
Text Analysis
Strong'sHebrewEnglishMorphology
369 [e]אֵ֣ין
’ên
NoAdv
120 [e]אָדָ֞ם
’ā-ḏām
oneN-ms
7989 [e]שַׁלִּ֤יט
šal-lîṭ
has powerAdj-ms
7307 [e]בָּר֙וּחַ֙
bā-rū-aḥ
over the spiritPrep-b, Art | N-cs
3607 [e]לִכְל֣וֹא
liḵ-lō-w
to retainPrep-l | V-Qal-Inf
853 [e]אֶת־
’eṯ-
-DirObjM
7307 [e]הָר֔וּחַ
hā-rū-aḥ,
the spiritArt | N-cs
369 [e]וְאֵ֤ין
wə-’ên
and no oneConj-w | Adv
7983 [e]שִׁלְטוֹן֙
šil-ṭō-wn
has powerN-ms
3117 [e]בְּי֣וֹם
bə-yō-wm
in the dayPrep-b | N-msc
4194 [e]הַמָּ֔וֶת
ham-mā-weṯ,
of deathArt | N-ms
369 [e]וְאֵ֥ין
wə-’ên
and [There is] noConj-w | Adv
4917 [e]מִשְׁלַ֖חַת
miš-la-ḥaṯ
releaseN-fs
4421 [e]בַּמִּלְחָמָ֑ה
bam-mil-ḥā-māh;
from that warPrep-b, Art | N-fs
3808 [e]וְלֹֽא־
wə-lō-
and notConj-w | Adv-NegPrt
4422 [e]יְמַלֵּ֥ט
yə-mal-lêṭ
will deliverV-Piel-Imperf-3ms
7562 [e]רֶ֖שַׁע
re-ša‘
wickednessN-ms
853 [e]אֶת־
’eṯ-
-DirObjM
1167 [e]בְּעָלָֽיו׃
bə-‘ā-lāw.
those who are given to itN-mpc | 3ms
853 [e]אֶת־
’eṯ-
ThisPro
3605 [e]כָּל־
kāl-
allN-msc









Hebrew Texts
קהלת 8:8 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
אֵ֣ין אָדָ֞ם שַׁלִּ֤יט בָּר֙וּחַ֙ לִכְלֹ֣וא אֶת־הָר֔וּחַ וְאֵ֤ין שִׁלְטֹון֙ בְּיֹ֣ום הַמָּ֔וֶת וְאֵ֥ין מִשְׁלַ֖חַת בַּמִּלְחָמָ֑ה וְלֹֽא־יְמַלֵּ֥ט רֶ֖שַׁע אֶת־בְּעָלָֽיו׃

קהלת 8:8 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
אין אדם שליט ברוח לכלוא את־הרוח ואין שלטון ביום המות ואין משלחת במלחמה ולא־ימלט רשע את־בעליו׃

קהלת 8:8 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
אין אדם שליט ברוח לכלוא את־הרוח ואין שלטון ביום המות ואין משלחת במלחמה ולא־ימלט רשע את־בעליו׃

קהלת 8:8 Hebrew Bible
אין אדם שליט ברוח לכלוא את הרוח ואין שלטון ביום המות ואין משלחת במלחמה ולא ימלט רשע את בעליו׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
No man has authority to restrain the wind with the wind, or authority over the day of death; and there is no discharge in the time of war, and evil will not deliver those who practice it.

King James Bible
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.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
No one has authority over the wind to restrain it, and there is no authority over the day of death; there is no furlough in battle, and wickedness will not allow those who practice it to escape.
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