Parallel Verses

Lexham Expanded Bible

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

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?

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 like [the] wicked and my opponent like [the] unrighteous, 8 for what [is the] hope of [the] godless when he cuts [them] off, when God takes away his life? 9 Will God hear his cry of distress when distress comes upon him?


Cross References

Job 11:20

But [the] eyes of [the] wicked will fail; and refuge will be lost to them, and their hope [is] {to breathe their last breath}."

Job 8:13

So [are] the paths of all who forget God; and [the] hope of [the] godless will perish,

Matthew 16:26

For what will a person be benefited if he gains the whole world but forfeits his life? Or what will a person give in exchange for his life?

Job 13:16

Moreover, this [is] salvation to me, that [the] godless would not come {before him}.

Job 15:34

for [the] company of [the] godless [is] barren, and fire consumes the tents of those who accept bribes.

Job 20:5

that [the] rejoicing of [the] wicked [is] {short}, and the joy of [the] godless {lasts only a moment}?

Job 31:3

Is not disaster for [the] evil one and ruin for [the] workers of mischief?

Isaiah 33:14-15

Sinners are afraid in Zion; trembling has seized [the] godless: "Who of us can {live} [with] devouring fire? Who of us can {live} [with] everlasting consuming hearths?"

Matthew 23:13

"But woe to you, scribes and Pharisees--hypocrites!--because you shut the kingdom of heaven before people! For you do not enter, nor permit those wanting to go in to enter.

Mark 8:36-37

For what does it benefit a person to gain the whole world and forfeit his life?

Luke 9:25

For what is a person benefited [if he] gains the whole world but loses or forfeits himself?

Luke 12:20-21

But God said to him, 'Fool! This night your life is demanded from you, and [the things] which you have prepared--whose will they be?'

1 Timothy 6:9-10

But those who want to be rich fall into temptation and a trap and many foolish and harmful desires, which plunge those people into ruin and destruction.

James 5:1-3

Come now, you rich people, weep [and] cry aloud over the miseries that are coming upon you!

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