Parallel Verses

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?

American Standard Version

For what is the hope of the godless, though he get him gain, When God taketh 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 my enemy be as the wicked and my adversary as the unrighteous. 8 “For what is the hope of the godless when he is cut off,
When God requires his life?
9 Will God hear his cry when the tribulation comes upon him?


Cross References

Job 11:20

But the eyes of the wicked shall consume themselves, and they shall have no refuge, and their hope shall be agony of the soul.

Job 8:13

So are the paths of all that forget God, and the hypocrite's hope shall perish.

Matthew 16:26

For what is a man profited if he shall gain the whole world and lose his own soul? or what shall a man give in exchange for his soul?

Job 13:16

He also shall be my saving health; for the hypocrite shall not enter into his presence.

Job 15:34

For the congregation of the hypocrites shall be made desolate, and fire shall consume the tents of bribery.

Job 20:5

that the triumphing of the wicked is short, and the joy of the hypocrite but for a moment?

Job 31:3

Is there no destruction for the wicked? And banishment for the workers of iniquity?

Isaiah 33:14-15

The sinners in Zion are afraid; fearfulness has surprised the hypocrites. Who among us shall dwell with the devouring fire? Who among us shall dwell with eternal flames?

Matthew 23:13

But woe unto you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! for ye shut up the kingdom of the heavens in front of men, for ye neither go in yourselves, neither suffer ye those that are entering to go in.

Mark 8:36-37

For what shall it profit a man, if he shall gain the whole world and lose his own soul?

Luke 9:25

For what is a man advantaged if he gains the whole world, having destroyed himself or having suffered the loss of himself?

Luke 12:20-21

But God said unto him, Thou fool, this night thy soul shall be required of thee; then whose shall those things be which thou hast stored up?

1 Timothy 6:9-10

For those that desire to be rich fall into temptation and a snare, and into many foolish and hurtful lusts which drown men in destruction and perdition.

James 5:1-3

Come now, Oh ye rich, weep and howl for your miseries that shall come upon you.

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