Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


What profit hath he that worketh in that wherein he laboureth?

Bible References

General references

Ecclesiastes 1:3
What advantage does man have in all his work
Which he does under the sun?
Ecclesiastes 2:11
Thus I considered all my activities which my hands had done and the labor which I had exerted, and behold all was vanity and striving after wind and there was no profit under the sun.
Ecclesiastes 5:16
This also is a grievous evil—exactly as a man is born, thus will he die. So what is the advantage to him who toils for the wind?
Proverbs 14:23
In all labor there is profit,
But mere talk leads only to poverty.
Matthew 16:26
For what will it profit a man if he gains the whole world and forfeits his soul? Or what will a man give in exchange for his soul?