Job 27:8 KJV (With Strong’s)

Forf what is the hope
tiqvah (Hebrew #8615)
literally, a cord (as an attachment (compare 6961)); figuratively, expectancy
KJV usage: expectation ((-ted)), hope, live, thing that I long for.
Pronounce: tik-vaw'
Origin: from 6960
of the hypocrite
chaneph (Hebrew #2611)
soiled (i.e. with sin), impious
KJV usage: hypocrite(-ical).
Pronounce: khaw-nafe'
Origin: from 2610
, though he hath gained
batsa` (Hebrew #1214)
figuratively, to finish, or (intransitively) stop
KJV usage: (be) covet(- ous), cut (off), finish, fulfill, gain (greedily), get, be given to (covetousness), greedy, perform, be wounded.
Pronounce: baw-tsah'
Origin: a primitive root to break off, i.e. (usually) plunder
, when God
'elowahh (Hebrew #433)
a deity or the Deity
KJV usage: God, god. See 430.
Pronounce: el-o'-ah;
Origin: probably prolonged (emphat.) from 410
taketh away
shalah (Hebrew #7953)
to draw out or off, i.e. remove (the soul by death)
KJV usage: take away.
Pronounce: shaw-law'
Origin: a primitive root (rather cognate (by contraction) to the base of 5394, 7997 and their congeners through the idea of extracting)
his soul
nephesh (Hebrew #5315)
properly, a breathing creature, i.e. animal of (abstractly) vitality; used very widely in a literal, accommodated or figurative sense (bodily or mental)
KJV usage: any, appetite, beast, body, breath, creature, X dead(-ly), desire, X (dis-)contented, X fish, ghost, + greedy, he, heart(-y), (hath, X jeopardy of) life (X in jeopardy), lust, man, me, mind, mortally, one, own, person, pleasure, (her-, him-, my-, thy-)self, them (your)-selves, + slay, soul, + tablet, they, thing, (X she) will, X would have it.
Pronounce: neh'-fesh
Origin: from 5314

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Cross References

Job 11:20• 20But the eyes of the wicked shall fail, and they shall not escape, and their hope shall be as the giving up of the ghost. (Job 11:20)
Job 13:16• 16He also shall be my salvation: for an hypocrite shall not come before him. (Job 13:16)
Job 15:34• 34For the congregation of hypocrites shall be desolate, and fire shall consume the tabernacles of bribery. (Job 15:34)
Job 20:5• 5That the triumphing of the wicked is short, and the joy of the hypocrite but for a moment? (Job 20:5)
Job 31:3• 3Is not destruction to the wicked? and a strange punishment to the workers of iniquity? (Job 31:3)
Isa. 33:14‑15• 14The sinners in Zion are afraid; fearfulness hath surprised the hypocrites. Who among us shall dwell with the devouring fire? who among us shall dwell with everlasting burnings?
15He that walketh righteously, and speaketh uprightly; he that despiseth the gain of oppressions, that shaketh his hands from holding of bribes, that stoppeth his ears from hearing of blood, and shutteth his eyes from seeing evil;
(Isa. 33:14‑15)
Matt. 16:26• 26For 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? (Matt. 16:26)
Matt. 23:14• 14Woe unto you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! for ye devour widows' houses, and for a pretence make long prayer: therefore ye shall receive the greater damnation. (Matt. 23:14)
Mark 8:36‑37• 36For what shall it profit a man, if he shall gain the whole world, and lose his own soul?
37Or what shall a man give in exchange for his soul?
(Mark 8:36‑37)
Luke 9:25• 25For what is a man advantaged, if he gain the whole world, and lose himself, or be cast away? (Luke 9:25)
Luke 12:20‑21• 20But God said unto him, Thou fool, this night thy soul shall be required of thee: then whose shall those things be, which thou hast provided?
21So is he that layeth up treasure for himself, and is not rich toward God.
(Luke 12:20‑21)
1 Tim. 6:9‑10• 9But they that will be rich fall into temptation and a snare, and into many foolish and hurtful lusts, which drown men in destruction and perdition.
10For the love of money is the root of all evil: which while some coveted after, they have erred from the faith, and pierced themselves through with many sorrows.
(1 Tim. 6:9‑10)
James 5:1‑3• 1Go to now, ye rich men, weep and howl for your miseries that shall come upon you.
2Your riches are corrupted, and your garments are motheaten.
3Your gold and silver is cankered; and the rust of them shall be a witness against you, and shall eat your flesh as it were fire. Ye have heaped treasure together for the last days.
(James 5:1‑3)

J. N. Darby Translation

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

JND Translation Notes

Others, "though he get gain."
Or "giveth ease to."