Parallel Verses

American Standard Version

For what is the hope of the godless, though he get him gain, When God taketh away his soul?

New American Standard Bible

“For what is the hope of the godless when he is cut off,
When God requires his life?

King James Version

For what is the hope of the hypocrite, though he hath gained, when God taketh away his soul?

Holman Bible

For what hope does the godless man have when he is cut off,
when God takes away his life?

International Standard Version

For where is the hope of the godless when he is eliminated; when God takes away his life?

A Conservative Version

For what is the hope of the profane, though he gets him gain, when God takes away his soul?

Amplified


“For what is the hope of the godless, even though he has gained [in this world],
When God takes his life?

Bible in Basic English

For what is the hope of the sinner when he is cut off, when God takes back his soul?

Darby Translation

For what is the hope of the ungodly, when God cutteth him off, when +God taketh away his soul?

Julia Smith Translation

For what the hope of the profane one if he shall plunder? for God shall draw out his soul.

King James 2000

For what is the hope of the hypocrite, though he has gained, when God takes away his soul?

Lexham Expanded Bible

for what [is the] hope of [the] godless when he cuts [them] off, when God takes away his life?

Modern King James verseion

For what is the hope of the ungodly when He cuts off, when God takes away his soul?

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

What hope hath the hypocrite, though he have great good, and though God give him riches after his heart's desire?

NET Bible

For what hope does the godless have when he is cut off, when God takes away his life?

New Heart English Bible

For what is the hope of the godless, when he is cut off, when God takes away his life?

The Emphasized Bible

For what shall be the hope of the impious, though he graspeth with greed, when GOD shall draw forth his soul?

Webster

For what is the hope of the hypocrite, though he hath gained, when God taketh away his soul?

World English Bible

For what is the hope of the godless, when he is cut off, when God takes away his life?

Youngs Literal Translation

For what is the hope of the profane, When He doth cut off? When God doth cast off his soul?

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
For what is the hope
תּקוה 
Tiqvah 
Usage: 34

of the hypocrite
חנף 
Chaneph 
Usage: 13

אלהּ אלוהּ 
'elowahh 
God, god
Usage: 57

שׁלה 
Shalah 
Usage: 1

References

Fausets

Hastings

Job

Context Readings

Job Continues His Final Speech

7 Let mine enemy be as the wicked, And let him that riseth up against me be as the unrighteous. 8 For what is the hope of the godless, though he get him gain, When God taketh away his soul? 9 Will God hear his cry, When trouble cometh upon him?


Cross References

Job 11:20

But the eyes of the wicked shall fail, And they shall have no way to flee; And their hope shall be the giving up of the ghost.

Job 8:13

So are the paths of all that forget God; And the hope of the godless man shall perish:

Matthew 16:26

For what shall a man be profited, if he shall gain the whole world, and forfeit his life? or what shall a man give in exchange for his life?

Job 13:16

This also shall be my salvation, That a godless man shall not come before him.

Job 15:34

For the company of the godless shall be barren, And fire shall consume the tents of bribery.

Job 20:5

That the triumphing of the wicked is short, And the joy of the godless but for a moment?

Job 31:3

Is it not calamity to the unrighteous, And disaster to the workers of iniquity?

Isaiah 33:14-15

The sinners in Zion are afraid; trembling hath seized the godless ones: Who among us can dwell with the devouring fire? who among us can dwell with everlasting burnings?

Matthew 23:13

But woe unto you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! because ye shut the kingdom of heaven against men: for ye enter not in yourselves, neither suffer ye them that are entering in to enter.

Mark 8:36-37

For what doth it profit a man, to gain the whole world, and forfeit his life?

Luke 9:25

For what is a man profited, if he gain the whole world, and lose or forfeit his own self?

Luke 12:20-21

But God said unto him, Thou foolish one, this night is thy soul required of thee; and the things which thou hast prepared, whose shall they be?

1 Timothy 6:9-10

But they that are minded to be rich fall into a temptation and a snare and many foolish and hurtful lusts, such as drown men in destruction and perdition.

James 5:1-3

Come now, ye rich, weep and howl for your miseries that are coming upon you.

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