Job 27:8

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

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

For what is the hope of the hypocrite, though he hath gained, when God taketh away his soule?
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"For what is the hope of the godless when he is cut off, When God requires his life?
- New American Standard Version (1995)

For what is the hope of the godless, though he get him gain, When God taketh away his soul?
- American Standard Version (1901)

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

For what is the hope of the ungodly, when [God] cutteth him off, when +God taketh away his soul?
- Darby Bible

For what is the hope of the hypocrite, though he hath gained, when God taketh away his soul?
- Webster's Bible

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

For what [is] the hope of the profane, When He doth cut off? When God doth cast off his soul?
- Youngs Literal Bible

For what is the hope of the godless, though he get him gain, when God taketh away his soul?
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Job 27:8


27:8 Though - Though they prosper in the world. God, as the judge takes it away, to be tried, and determined to its everlasting state. And what will his hope be then? It will be vanity and a lie; it will stand him in no stead.


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