15 occurrences in 13 translations

'Advantage' in the Bible

What advantage is to man by all his labour that he laboureth at under the sun?

and I have looked on all my works that my hands have done, and on the labour that I have laboured to do, and lo, the whole is vanity and vexation of spirit, and there is no advantage under the sun!

And I realized that there is an advantage to wisdom over folly, like the advantage of light over darkness.

So I said {to myself}, "{If I also suffer the same fate as the fool}, {what advantage is my great wisdom}?" So I said {to myself}, "This also [is] vanity!"

What advantage hath the doer in that which he is labouring at?

For the fate of people and the fate of animals is the same. As one dies, so dies the other; they all have the same breath. People have no advantage over animals, for everything is futile.

After all, a king who cultivates the field is an advantage to the land.

When good things increase, those who consume them increase. So what is the advantage to their owners except to look on?

And this also is a painful evil, just as he came, so he goeth, and what advantage is to him who laboureth for wind?

What advantage then does the wise man have over the fool? What [advantage] is there for the poor person who knows how to conduct himself before others?

For when there are many words, they increase futility. What is the advantage for man?

Wisdom is as good as an inheritance, and an advantage to those who see the sun.

For wisdom is protection as money is protection, and the advantage of knowledge is that wisdom preserves the life of its owner.

If the ax is dull, and one does not sharpen its edge, then one must exert more strength; however, the advantage of wisdom is that it brings success.

If the snake bites before it is charmed, then there is no advantage for the charmer.

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