Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

Just as no human being has control over the wind to restrain it, so also no human being has control over the day of his death. Just as no one is discharged during war, so wickedness will not release those who practice it.

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 Version

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 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.

A Conservative Version

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

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.

Amplified

There is no man who has power over the spirit to retain the breath of life, neither has he power over the day of death; and there is no discharge in battle [against death], neither will wickedness deliver those who are its possessors and given to it.

Bible in Basic English

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 Translation

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.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

There is no man that has power over the spirit to retain the spirit; neither does he have power over the day of death, and weapons are of no use in that war; neither shall wickedness deliver those that are given to it.

Julia Smith Translation

No man having power in spirit to restrain the spirit: and no power in the day of death: and no sending forth in war; and injustice shall not deliver its possessors.

King James 2000

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 release from that war; neither shall wickedness deliver those that are given to it.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Just as no one can control the wind to restrain the wind, so also no one can control the day of his death. Just as no one is discharged in time of war, so wickedness will not deliver the wicked.

Modern King James verseion

There is no man who has power over the spirit to keep the spirit; nor power in the day of death; and there is no discharge in that war; nor shall wickedness deliver its owners.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Neither is there any man that hath power over the spirit, to keep still the spirit, nor to have any power in the time of death: it is not he also that can make an end of the battle, neither may ungodliness deliver him that meddleth withall.

NET Bible

Just as no one has power over the wind to restrain it, so no one has power over the day of his death. Just as no one can be discharged during the battle, so wickedness cannot rescue the wicked.

New Heart English Bible

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.

The Emphasized Bible

No man, hath power over the spirit, to retain the spirit, and, none, hath power over the day of death, and there is no furlough in war, - neither shall lawlessness deliver them who are given thereto.

Webster

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.

World English Bible

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.

Youngs Literal Translation

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.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
There is no man
אדם 
'adam 
Usage: 541

שׁלּיט 
Shalliyt 
Usage: 4

over the spirit
רוּח 
Ruwach 
Usage: 378

to retain
כּלא 
Kala' 
Usage: 18

the spirit
רוּח 
Ruwach 
Usage: 378

שׁלטון 
Shiltown (Aramaic) 
Usage: 2

in the day
יום 
Yowm 
Usage: 2293

of death
מות 
Maveth 
Usage: 156

and there is no discharge
משׁלחת 
Mishlachath 
Usage: 2

in that war
מלחמה 
Milchamah 
Usage: 319

רשׁע 
Resha` 
Usage: 30

מלט 
Malat 
Usage: 95

References

Context Readings

No One Knows The Future

7 For he has absolutely no knowledge what will happen, since who can declare to him when it will come about? 8 Just as no human being has control over the wind to restrain it, so also no human being has control over the day of his death. Just as no one is discharged during war, so wickedness will not release those who practice it. 9 I observed all this, and carefully considered everything that is undertaken on earth, especially the time when someone dominates another to his detriment.



Cross References

Job 14:5

Since his days have been determined, the number of his months is known to you. You've set his limit and he cannot exceed it.

Isaiah 28:15

Because you said: "We have entered into a covenant with death, and we have an agreement with Sheol, so when the overwhelming scourge makes its choice, it cannot reach us, since we have made lies our refuge and have concealed ourselves inside falsehood,'

Deuteronomy 20:1-8

"When you go to war against your enemies and observe more horses, chariots, and soldiers than you have, don't be afraid of them, for the LORD your God who brought you out of the land of Egypt is with you.

2 Samuel 14:14

After all, even though we all die, and we're all like water being spilled on the ground that cannot be recovered, nevertheless God doesn't take away life, but carries out his plans so as not to cast away permanently from him those who are presently estranged.

2 Kings 7:15

They went out in the direction of the Jordan River, and the entire roadway was strewn with clothes and equipment that the Arameans had abandoned in their haste to leave! So the messengers returned and reported to the king.

Job 34:14

If he were to decide to do so, that is, to take back to himself his spirit and breath of life,

Psalm 9:17

The wicked will turn back to where the dead are all the nations that have forgotten God.

Psalm 49:6-9

those who put confidence in their wealth and boast about their great riches?

Psalm 52:5-7

But God will tear you down forever; he will take you away, even snatching you out of your tent! He will uproot you from the land of the living. Interlude

Psalm 73:18-28

You have certainly set them in slippery places; you will make them fall to their ruin.

Psalm 89:48

What valiant man can live and not see death? Who can deliver himself from the power of Sheol. Interlude

Proverbs 14:32

The wicked person is thrown down by his own wrongdoing, but the righteous person has a place of safety in death.

Ecclesiastes 3:21

Who knows whether the spirit of human beings ascends, and whether the spirit of animals descends to the earth?

Isaiah 28:18

"Then your covenant with death will be annulled, and your agreement with Sheol will not stand; when the overwhelming scourge sweeps by, you will be trampled by it.

1 Corinthians 15:43

The body is planted in a state of dishonor but is raised in a state of splendor. It is planted in weakness but is raised in power.

2 Corinthians 13:4

Though he was crucified in weakness, he lives by God's power. We are weak with him, but by God's power we will live for you.

Hebrews 9:27

Indeed, just as people are destined to die once and after that to be judged,

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