56 occurrences

'Gain' in the Bible

And you will select from all the people men of ability, fearers of God, trustworthy men, haters of [dishonest] gain, and you will appoint [such men] over them [as] commanders of thousands, commanders of hundreds, commanders of fifties, and commanders of tens.

In the twelfth month, that [is] the month of Adar, on the thirteenth day, on which the edict of the king arrived and his law was enacted, on the day in which the enemies of the Jews had hoped to gain power over them but was overturned, [and] the Jews gained power against their enemies,

[Is] it a pleasure to Shaddai if you are righteous, or a gain if you make your ways blameless?

"What gain [is there] in my {death}, in my going down into [the] pit? Will [the] dust praise you? Will it tell of your faithfulness?

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

Thus are the ways of all who are greedy [for] gain-- it will take the life of its possessors.

The scoffer you shall strike, and the simple, may they learn prudence, and reprove the intelligent [and] he will gain knowledge.

A ruler who lacks understanding is a cruel oppressor, [but] those who hate unjust gain will have long days.

What does a person gain in all his toil with which he toils under the sun?

What does the worker gain in his toil?

This also [is] a grievous illness. Exactly as he came, so he will go. What profit [does] he gain for all his toil for the wind?

So do the wise [really] have an advantage over fools? {Can the poor [really] gain anything by knowing how to act in front of others}?

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.

He who walks [in] righteousness and speaks uprightness, who rejects [the] gain of extortion, who {refuses} bribe, who stops up his ears from hearing {bloodshed} and shuts his eyes from seeing evil.

And the dogs {have a greedy appetite}; they {are never satisfied}. And they are [the] shepherds! They do not have understanding. They all turn to their [own] way, each one for his [own] gain, {every one of them}.

I was angry because of his sin of gain, and I struck him; I hid and I was angry, but he walked apostate, in the ways of his heart.

"For from the smallest of them to the greatest of them, {everyone} makes profit for unlawful gain. And from the prophet to the priest, {everyone} practices deceit.

Therefore I will give their wives to others, their fields to conquerors, because from [the] smallest to [the] greatest, all of them make profit [for] unlawful gain, from prophet to priest, all of them practice deceit.

"But there is nothing [in] your eyes and your heart {except} your unlawful gain, and on shedding the blood of the innocent, and on committing oppression and extortion."

They take a bribe among you in order to shed blood; and you take usury, and you make gain [from] your neighbors by extortion, and [so] you have forgotten me, {declares} the Lord Yahweh.

And look! I strike my hand for your ill-gotten gain that you [have] made and at your blood that was in the midst of you.

Its officials [are] like wolves tearing prey in its midst, to pour out blood, to destroy people, to make dishonest gain.

The king answered and said, "{Certainly} I know that {you are trying to gain time} {because} you have seen {that this matter is firmly decreed by me},

Arise and thresh, O daughter of Zion, for your horn I will make [as] iron and your hooves [as] bronze. And you will break many peoples in pieces, and their gain you will devote to destruction to Yahweh, and their wealth to the Lord of the whole earth."

Woe to [him who] obtains profit [from] evil gain for his house, to set his nest on high, to be saved from the hand of misfortune!

You have said, '[It is] useless to serve God! What [is the] gain if we keep his requirements, and if we walk as mourners {before} Yahweh of hosts?

I have become like a Jew to the Jews, in order that I may gain the Jews. To those under the law [I became] as under the law ([although I] myself am not under the law) in order that I may gain those under the law.

To those outside the law [I became] as outside the law ([although I] am not outside the law of God, but subject to the law of Christ) in order that I may gain those outside the law.

To the weak I became weak, in order that I may gain the weak. I have become all [things] to all [people], in order that by all means I may save some.

But whatever [things] were gain to me, these [things] I have considered loss because of Christ.

whom it is necessary to silence, whoever are ruining whole families [by] teaching [things] which must not be [taught] for the sake of dishonest gain.

Woe to them! For they have traveled in the way of Cain, and have given themselves up to the error of Balaam for gain, and have perished in the rebellion of Korah.

These [people] are grumblers, discontented, proceeding according to their desires, and their mouths speaking pompous [words], {showing partiality to gain an advantage}.

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Root Form
Definition
Usage
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