Gain in the Bible (183 instances)

183 occurrences in 13 translations

'Gain' in the Bible

And he drove away all his livestock and all his gain which he had gotten, the livestock he had obtained and accumulated in Padan-aram, to go to Isaac his father in the land of Canaan.

Then Judah said to his brothers, "What do we gain if we kill our brother and cover up his blood?

I will harden Pharaoh's heart, and he will chase after them. I will gain honor because of Pharaoh and because of all his army, and the Egyptians will know that I am the Lord." So this is what they did.

And I, behold, I will harden (make stubborn and strong) the hearts of the Egyptians, and they shall go [into the sea] after them; and I will gain honor over Pharaoh and all his host, his chariots, and horsemen.

'You shall not give him your silver at interest, nor your food for gain.

'Then, too, it is out of the sons of the sojourners who live as aliens among you that you may gain acquisition, and out of their families who are with you, whom they will have produced in your land; they also may become your possession.

He must eat the same share they do, despite any profits he may gain from the sale of his family's inheritance.

She said, "I will indeed go with you. But you will not gain fame on the expedition you are undertaking, for the Lord will turn Sisera over to a woman." Deborah got up and went with Barak to Kedesh.

The kings came and fought, then fought the kings of Canaan in Taanach by the waters of Megiddo; they took no gain of money.

so you may gain lasting fame, as people say, 'The Lord of hosts is God over Israel!' The dynasty of your servant David will be established before you,

Right about then, Bichri's son Sheba, an ungodly man from the tribe of Benjamin, sounded a battle trumpet and announced: We've never been a part of David! We'll never gain anything from Jesse's son! It's every man to his tent, Israel!

Pul king of Assyria invaded the land, and Menahem paid him a thousand talents of silver to gain his support and to solidify his control of the kingdom.

so it may become a reality and you may gain lasting fame, as people say, 'The Lord who commands armies is the God of Israel.' David's dynasty will be established before you,

And on the second day were gathered together the chief fathers of all the people, the priests, and the Levites, to Ezra the scribe, even to gain wisdom as to the words of the law.

Now in the twelfth month (that is, the month Adar), on the thirteenth day when the king's command and edict were about to be executed, on the day when the enemies of the Jews hoped to gain the mastery over them, it was turned to the contrary so that the Jews themselves gained the mastery over those who hated them.

But a stupid man will gain understanding as soon as a wild donkey is born a man!

Will you show partiality to Him [be unjust to me in order to gain favor with Him]? Will you act as special pleaders for God?

If a man denounces his friends for personal gain, the eyes of his children will fail.

He gives back the ill-gotten gain without assimilating it; he will not enjoy the wealth from his commerce.

Who is the Almighty, that we should serve Him, and what will we gain by pleading with Him?"

Is it any pleasure to the Almighty, that thou art righteous? or is it gain to him, that thou makest thy ways perfect?

For what is the hope of the godless, though he get him gain, When God taketh away his soul?

For thou hast asked of what profit it is unto thee: what do I gain more than if I had sinned?

For the wicked man boasts (sings the praises) of his own heart's desire, and the one greedy for gain curses and spurns, yes, renounces and despises the Lord.

"What gain is there in my death, in my descending to the Pit? Will the dust praise You? Will it proclaim Your truth?

I gain understanding from Your precepts; therefore I hate every false way.

Direct my steps in your word, and do not let any iniquity gain power over me.

to gain {insightful instruction}, righteousness and justice and equity,

So are the ways of every one that is greedy of gain; which taketh away the life of the owners thereof.

For the merchandise of it is better than the merchandise of silver, and the gain thereof than fine gold.

Listen, [my] sons, to a father's discipline, and pay attention so that you may gain understanding,

The beginning of wisdom: Get wisdom! With all [that is in] your possession, gain insight.

Understand prudence, you naive people; and gain an understanding heart, you foolish ones.

The good person will gain favor from the LORD, but the man who plots evil will be condemned by him.

A person doesn't gain security by wickedness, but the righteous won't be uprooted.

The wicked desires what evil people gain, but the foundation of the righteous is productive.

If you scourge a scoffer, the simple person may learn to be discreet; rebuke a discerning man and he will gain understanding.

Whoever loves purity and gracious speech will gain the king as his friend.

A leader who lacks understanding is very oppressive, but one who hates unjust gain prolongs his life.

When the wicked gain control, people hide themselves, but when they perish, the righteous increase.

She senses that her gain is good; Her lamp does not go out at night.

What does a man gain for all his efforts he labors at under the sun?

So I thought to myself, "The fate of the fool will happen even to me! Then what did I gain by becoming so excessively wise?" So I lamented to myself, "The benefits of wisdom are ultimately meaningless!"

For what does a person gain from everything that he accomplishes and from his inner life struggles that he undergoes while working on earth?

What does the worker gain from his struggles?

He who loves silver will not be satisfied with silver, nor he who loves abundance with gain. This also is vanity (emptiness, falsity, and futility)!

When someone's prosperity increases, those who consume it also increase; so what does its owner gain, except that he gets to see it with his eyes?

This too is a sickening tragedy: exactly as he comes, so he will go. What does he gain who struggles for the wind?

So what advantage does a wise man have over a fool? And what advantage does a pauper gain by knowing how to survive?

Unjust gain makes the wise foolish, and a bribe corrupts the heart.

When I tried to gain wisdom and to observe the activity on earth -- even though it prevents anyone from sleeping day or night --

Blessed are you, O land, when your king is a son of nobility and your princes feast at the proper time-- to gain strength and not to get drunk.

Therefore the Lord God of Hosts, the Mighty One of Israel, declares: "Ah, I will gain satisfaction against My foes; I will take revenge against My enemies.

His father's family will gain increasing prominence because of him, including the offspring and the offshoots. All the small containers, including the bowls and all the jars will hang from this peg.'

Her gain and her harlot's wages will be set apart to the LORD; it will not be stored up or hoarded, but her gain will become sufficient food and choice attire for those who dwell in the presence of the LORD.

Those who are confused will gain understanding and those who grumble will accept instruction.

The reckless mind will gain knowledge, and the stammering tongue will speak clearly and fluently.

The fool (the unbeliever and the ungodly) will no more be called noble, nor the crafty and greedy [for gain] said to be bountiful and princely.

The instruments and methods of the fraudulent and greedy [for gain] are evil; he devises wicked devices to ruin the poor and the lowly with lying words, even when the plea of the needy is just and right.

He 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;

"Coastlands, listen to Me in silence, And let the peoples gain new strength; Let them come forward, then let them speak; Let us come together for judgment.

That they may see and recognize, And consider and gain insight as well, That the hand of the LORD has done this, And the Holy One of Israel has created it.

Yea, they are greedy dogs which can never have enough, and they are shepherds that cannot understand: they all look to their own way, every one for his gain, from his quarter.

For the iniquity of his dishonest gain, I have been wroth, and I smite him, Hiding -- and am wroth, And he goeth on turning back in the way of his heart.

Now what will you gain by traveling along the way to Egypt to drink the waters of the Nile? What will you gain by traveling along the way to Assyria to drink the waters of the Euphrates?

Moreover, you will come away from Egypt with your hands covering your faces in sorrow and shame because the Lord will not allow your reliance on them to be successful and you will not gain any help from them.

"Indeed, from the least important to the most important, they're all greedy for dishonest gain. From prophet to priest, they all act deceitfully.

Therefore, I'll give their wives to others, and their fields to new owners. Indeed, from the least important to the most important, they're all greedy for dishonest gain. From prophet to priest, they all act deceitfully.

Therefore they shall come and do praises in the height of Zion and shall run unto the goodness of the LORD, unto the bread, and unto the wine, and unto the oil, and unto the gain of the flock and of the herd and their soul shall be as a watered garden; and they shall not sorrow any more at all.

O dweller on many waters, abundant in treasures, Come in hath thine end, the measure of thy dishonest gain.

"In you they have taken bribes to shed blood; you have taken interest and profits, and you have injured your neighbors for gain by oppression, and you have forgotten Me," declares the Lord GOD.

Behold, therefore I have smitten mine hand at thy dishonest gain which thou hast made, and at thy blood which hath been in the midst of thee.

Her princes in the midst thereof are like wolves ravening the prey, to shed blood, and to destroy souls, to get dishonest gain.

The king answered and said, I know of certainty that ye would gain the time, because ye see the thing is gone from me.

"At the beginning of your supplications the command was issued, and I have come to tell you, for you are highly esteemed; so give heed to the message and gain understanding of the vision.

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Root Form
Definition
Usage
בּצע 
Batsa` 
Usage: 17

בּצע 
Betsa` 
Usage: 22

זבן 
Z@ban (Aramaic) 
Usage: 1

מחיר 
M@chiyr 
Usage: 15

תּבוּאה 
T@buw'ah 
Usage: 42

תּרבּית 
Tarbiyth 
Usage: 6

ἀναντιῤῥήτως 
Anantirrhetos 
Usage: 1

ἀντέπω 
Antepo 
Usage: 1

ἀντίλεγω 
Antilego 
Usage: 10

ἀντιλογία 
Antilogia 
Usage: 4

ἐργασία 
Ergasia 
Usage: 5

κερδαίνω 
Kerdaino 
gain , win , get gain , vr gain
Usage: 9

κέρδος 
Kerdos 
Usage: 3

πλεονεκτέω 
Pleonekteo 
Usage: 5

πορισμός 
Porismos 
Usage: 2

προσεργάζομαι 
Prosergazomai 
Usage: 0



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