38 occurrences

'Gain' in the Bible

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

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

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

“What gain is there in my death,if I go down 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.

Such are the paths of all who make profit dishonestly;it takes the lives of those who receive it.

A leader who lacks understandingis very oppressive,but one who hates dishonest profitprolongs his life.

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

What does the worker gain from his struggles?

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

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

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 one who lives righteouslyand speaks rightly,who refuses gain from extortion,whose hand never takes a bribe,who stops his ears from listening to murderous plotsand shuts his eyes to avoid endorsing evil—

These dogs have fierce appetites;they never have enough.And they are shepherdswho have no discernment;all of them turn to their own way,every last one for his own gain.

Now what will you gainby traveling along the way to Egyptto drink the waters of the Nile?What will you gainby traveling along the way to Assyriato drink the waters of the Euphrates?

“Now look, I clap My hands together against the dishonest profit you have made and against the blood shed among you.

“Her officials within her are like wolves tearing their prey, shedding blood, and destroying lives in order to make profit dishonestly.

The king replied, “I know for certain you are trying to gain some time, because you see that my word is final.

But everything that was a gain to me, I have considered to be a loss because of Christ.

and constant disagreement among people whose minds are depraved and deprived of the truth, who imagine that godliness is a way to material gain.

It is necessary to silence them; they overthrow whole households by teaching what they shouldn’t in order to get money dishonestly.

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

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

κέρδος 
Kerdos 
Usage: 3

πλεονεκτέω 
Pleonekteo 
Usage: 5

πορισμός 
Porismos 
Usage: 2

προσεργάζομαι 
Prosergazomai 
Usage: 0

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