Job 27:8
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New Living Translation
For what hope do the godless have when God cuts them off and takes away their life?

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

Darby Bible Translation
For what is the hope of the ungodly, when God cutteth him off, 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?

Young's Literal Translation
For what is the hope of the profane, When He doth cut off? When God doth cast off his soul?

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Wesley's Notes on the Bible

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.

Job 27:8 Parallel Commentaries

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God's Sovereignty and Prayer
"If we ask anything according to His will, He heareth us" (1 John 5:14). Throughout this book it has been our chief aim to exalt the Creator and abase the creature. The well-nigh universal tendency now, is to magnify man and dishonour and degrade God. On every hand it will be found that, when spiritual things are under discussion, the human side and element is pressed and stressed, and the Divine side, if not altogether ignored, is relegated to the background. This holds true of very much of the
Arthur W. Pink—The Sovereignty of God

Job
The book of Job is one of the great masterpieces of the world's literature, if not indeed the greatest. The author was a man of superb literary genius, and of rich, daring, and original mind. The problem with which he deals is one of inexhaustible interest, and his treatment of it is everywhere characterized by a psychological insight, an intellectual courage, and a fertility and brilliance of resource which are nothing less than astonishing. Opinion has been divided as to how the book should be
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament

Cross References
Luke 12:20
"But God said to him, 'You fool! You will die this very night. Then who will get everything you worked for?'

John 9:31
We know that God doesn't listen to sinners, but he is ready to hear those who worship him and do his will.

Deuteronomy 1:45
Then you returned and wept before the LORD, but he refused to listen.

Job 8:13
The same happens to all who forget God. The hopes of the godless evaporate.

Job 11:20
But the wicked will be blinded. They will have no escape. Their only hope is death."

Job 12:10
For the life of every living thing is in his hand, and the breath of every human being.

Job 27:7
"May my enemy be punished like the wicked, my adversary like those who do evil.

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