24 occurrences in 9 translations

'Gaining' in the Bible

While he was offering sacrifices, Absalom sent for Ahithophel the Gilonite, David's adviser, to come from his city, Giloh. The conspiracy was gaining momentum, and the people were starting to side with Absalom.

Abishai, Joab's brother and son of Zeruiah, was leader of the Three. He raised his spear against 300 [men] and killed them, gaining a reputation among the Three.

Abishai, Joab's brother, was the leader of the Three. He raised his spear against 300 [men] and killed them, gaining a reputation among the Three.

For gaining wisdom and being instructed; for understanding insightful sayings;

For the gaining of it is better than the gaining of silver, And the profit thereof than fine gold.

the one who made his majestic power available to Moses, who divided the water before them, gaining for himself a lasting reputation,

Like an animal that goes down into a valley to graze, so the Spirit of the Lord granted them rest. In this way you guided your people, gaining for yourself an honored reputation.

For from the least to the greatest of them, everyone is gaining profit unjustly. From prophet to priest, everyone deals falsely.

Therefore, I will give their wives to other men, their fields to new occupants, for from the least to the greatest, everyone is gaining profit unjustly. From prophet to priest, everyone deals falsely.

Its princes in its midst are as wolves, Tearing prey, to shed blood, to destroy souls, For the sake of gaining dishonest gain.

The king hath answered and said, 'Of a truth I know that time ye are gaining, because that ye have seen that the thing is gone from me,

Woe to him who is gaining evil gain for his house, To set on high his nest, To be delivered from the hand of evil,

and, after proclaiming the Good News to the people there and gaining a large number of converts, they retraced their steps to Lystra, Iconium, and Antioch.

So when the south wind blew softly, supposing they were gaining their object, they weighed anchor and sailed along Crete, hugging the coast.

But I obtained mercy for the reason that in me, as the foremost [of sinners], Jesus Christ might show forth and display all His perfect long-suffering and patience for an example to [encourage] those who would thereafter believe on Him for [the gaining of] eternal life.

For those who have filled the deacon's office wisely and well, are already gaining for themselves an honourable standing, and are acquiring great freedom of speech in proclaiming the faith which rests on Christ Jesus.

For certain men have crept in stealthily [ gaining entrance secretly by a side door]. Their doom was predicted long ago, ungodly (impious, profane) persons who pervert the grace (the spiritual blessing and favor) of our God into lawlessness and wantonness and immorality, and disown and deny our sole Master and Lord, Jesus Christ (the Messiah, the Anointed One).

These are grumblers, finding fault, following after their own lusts; they speak arrogantly, flattering people for the sake of gaining 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

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