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Ecclesiastes 8:8

Context
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Just as no one has power over the wind to restrain it, 1  so no one has power over the day of his 2  death. Just as no one can be discharged during the battle, 3  so wickedness cannot rescue the wicked. 4 

XREF

De 20:1-8; 2Sa 14:14; 2Ki 7:15; Job 14:5; Job 34:14; Ps 9:17; Ps 49:6-9; Ps 52:5-7; Ps 73:18-28; Ps 89:48; Pr 14:32; Ec 3:21; Isa 28:15,18; 1Co 15:43; 2Co 13:4; Heb 9:27

NET © Notes

tn Heb “There is not a man who has mastery over the wind to restrain the wind.”

tn The word “his” does not appear in the Hebrew text, but is supplied in the translation for clarity.

tn Heb “There is no discharge in war.”

tn Heb “its owners.”



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