166 occurrences in 14 translations

'Profit' in the Bible

And Esau said, Behold, I am at the point to die: and what profit shall this birthright do to me?

And Judah said unto his brethren, What profit is it if we slay our brother, and conceal his blood?

Do not profit or take interest from him, but fear your God and let your brother live among you.

You are not to lend him your silver with interest or sell [him] your food for profit.

This will I do to you: I will put fear in your hearts, even wasting disease and burning pain, drying up the eyes and making the soul feeble, and you will get no profit from your seed, for your haters will take it for food.

And your strength will be used up without profit; for your land will not give her increase and the trees of the field will not give their fruit.

Then Moses said to Hobab, the son of his father-in-law Reuel the Midianite, We are journeying to that place of which the Lord has said, I will give it to you: so come with us, and it will be for your profit: for the Lord has good things in store for Israel.

The kings came on to the fight, the kings of Canaan were warring; in Taanach by the waters of Megiddo: they took no profit in money.

She went and told the prophet. He said, "Go, sell the olive oil. Repay your creditor, and then you and your sons can live off the rest of the profit."

And Haman said unto king Ahasuerus, There is a certain people scattered abroad and dispersed among the people in all the provinces of thy kingdom; and their laws are diverse from all people; neither keep they the king's laws: therefore it is not for the king's profit to suffer them.

Truly, you are such as would give up the child of a dead man to his creditors, and would make a profit out of your friend.

What profit is it to you to be cruel, to give up the work of your hands, looking kindly on the design of evil-doers?

To reason with a word not useful? And speeches -- no profit in them?

Returning [the] products of [his] toil, he will not swallow; according to the profit of his trade, {he will not enjoy},

What is the Almighty, that we should serve him? and what profit should we have, if we pray unto him?

Why then do you give me comfort with words in which there is no profit, when you see that there is nothing in your answers but deceit?

Is it possible for a man to be of profit to God? No, for a man's wisdom is only of profit to himself.

Does it delight the Almighty if you are righteous? Does He profit if you perfect your behavior?

Yea, whereto might the strength of their hands profit me, in whom old age was perished?

They tear up my pathways; they profit from my destruction, and they need no help to do this!

He looks upon other men or sings out to them, I have sinned and perverted that which was right, and it did not profit me, or He did not requite me [according to my iniquity]!

Because he says, "There's no profit for a man to find joy with God.'"

For thou saidst, What advantage will it be unto thee? and, What profit shall I have, if I be cleansed from my sin?

Thy wickedness may hurt a man as thou art; and thy righteousness may profit the son of man.

And Job's mouth is open wide to give out what is of no profit, increasing words without knowledge.

Will the fishermen make profit out of him? will they have him cut up for the traders?

What profit is there in my blood, when I go down to the pit? Shall the dust praise thee? shall it declare thy truth?

I was dumb with silence, I held my peace without profit and had no comfort away from good, while my distress was renewed.

You sell Your people for nothing; You make no profit from selling them.

Let his creditor take all his goods; and let others have the profit of his work.

Such are the paths of all who pursue gain dishonestly; it takes the lives of those who profit from it.

because her profit is better than the profit of silver, and her yield than fine gold.

The earnings of the righteous (the upright, in right standing with God) lead to life, but the profit of the wicked leads to further sin.

He whose desires are fixed on profit is a cause of trouble to his family; but he who has no desire for offerings will have life.

The prince who has no sense is a cruel ruler; but he who has no desire to get profit for himself will have long life.

He who is ever desiring profit is a cause of fighting; but he who puts his faith in the Lord will be made fat.

The heart of her husband has faith in her, and he will have profit in full measure.

After looking at a field with care, she gets it for a price, planting a vine-garden with the profit of her work.

She sees that her marketing is of profit to her: her light does not go out by night.

What profit hath a man of all his labour which he taketh under the sun?

Then I looked on all the works that my hands had wrought, and on the labour that I had laboured to do: and, behold, all was vanity and vexation of spirit, and there was no profit under the sun.

What profit hath he that worketh in that wherein he laboureth?

Moreover the profit of the earth is for all: the king himself is served by the field.

When good things increase, the ones who consume them multiply; what, then, is the profit to the owner, except to gaze at them with his eyes?

Just as he came naked from his mother's womb, he will leave as naked as he came; he will receive no profit from his efforts he cannot carry away even a handful.

And this also is a sore evil, that in all points as he came, so shall he go: and what profit hath he that hath laboured for the wind?

Seeing that there are [all these and] many other things and words that increase the emptiness, falsity, vainglory, and futility [of living], what profit and what outcome is there for man?

Wisdom is good with an inheritance: and by it there is profit to them that see the sun.

If the serpent bites before being charmed, there is no profit for the charmer.

Your chiefs have gone against the Lord, they have become friends of thieves; every one of them is looking for profit and going after rewards; they do not give right decisions for the child who has no father, and they do not let the cause of the widow come before them.

But her profits and wages will be dedicated to the Lord. They will not be stored or saved, for her profit will go to those who live in the Lord's presence, to provide them with ample food and sacred clothing.

They were all ashamed of a people that could not profit them, nor be an help nor profit, but a shame, and also a reproach.

The burden of the beasts of the south: into the land of trouble and anguish, from whence come the young and old lion, the viper and fiery flying serpent, they will carry their riches upon the shoulders of young asses, and their treasures upon the bunches of camels, to a people that shall not profit them.

Your designs will be without profit, and their effect will be nothing: you will be burned up by the fire of my breath.

The one who lives uprightly and speaks honestly; the one who refuses to profit from oppressive measures and rejects a bribe; the one who does not plot violent crimes and does not seek to harm others --

They that make a graven image are all of them vanity; and their delectable things shall not profit; and they are their own witnesses; they see not, nor know; that they may be ashamed.

Who makes a god or casts a metal image for no profit?

This is what the Lord says: "The profit of Egypt and the revenue of Ethiopia, along with the Sabeans, those tall men, will be brought to you and become yours. They will walk behind you, coming along in chains. They will bow down to you and pray to you: 'Truly God is with you; he has no peer; there is no other God!'"

Stand now with thine enchantments, and with the multitude of thy sorceries, wherein thou hast laboured from thy youth; if so be thou shalt be able to profit, if so be thou mayest prevail.

Small profit have you had from those who, from your earliest days, got great profit out of you; they have gone in flight, every one straight before him, and you have no saviour.

Thus saith the LORD, thy Redeemer, the Holy One of Israel; I am the LORD thy God which teacheth thee to profit, which leadeth thee by the way that thou shouldest go.

And I said, I have undergone weariness for nothing, I have given my strength for no purpose or profit: but still the Lord will take up my cause, and my God will give me my reward.

Yes, the dogs are for ever looking for food; while these, the keepers of the sheep, are without wisdom: they have all gone after their pleasure, every one looking for profit; they are all the same.

You were wearied with the length of your way [in trying to find rest and satisfaction in alliances apart from the true God], yet you did not say, There is no result or profit. You found quickened strength; therefore you were not faint or heartsick [or penitent].

I will declare thy righteousness, and thy works; for they shall not profit thee.

Why have we fasted, they say, and You do not see it? Why have we afflicted ourselves, and You take no knowledge [of it]? Behold [O Israel], on the day of your fast [when you should be grieving for your sins], you find profit in your business, and [instead of stopping all work, as the law implies you and your workmen should do] you extort from your hired servants a full amount of labor.

The priests said not, Where is the LORD? and they that handle the law knew me not: the pastors also transgressed against me, and the prophets prophesied by Baal, and walked after things that do not profit.

Hath a nation changed their gods, which are yet no gods? but my people have changed their glory for that which doth not profit.

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.

They have sown wheat, but shall reap thorns: they have put themselves to pain, but shall not profit: and they shall be ashamed of your revenues because of the fierce anger of the LORD.

O LORD, my strength, and my fortress, and my refuge in the day of affliction, the Gentiles shall come unto thee from the ends of the earth, and shall say, Surely our fathers have inherited lies, vanity, and things wherein there is no profit.

Behold, I am against them that prophesy false dreams, saith the LORD, and do tell them, and cause my people to err by their lies, and by their lightness; yet I sent them not, nor commanded them: therefore they shall not profit this people at all, saith the LORD.

O you whose living-place is by the wide waters, whose stores are great, your end is come, your evil profit is ended.

He doesn't lend at interest or for profit but keeps his hand from wrongdoing and carries out true justice between men.

and lends at interest or for profit, will he live? He will not live! Since he has committed all these abominations, he will certainly die. His blood will be on him.

He keeps his hand from [harming] the poor, not taking interest or profit [on a loan]. He practices My ordinances and follows My statutes. Such a person will not die for his father's iniquity. He will certainly live.

People who [live] in you accept bribes in order to shed blood. You take interest and profit [on a loan] and brutally extort your neighbors. You have forgotten Me." [This is] the declaration of the Lord God .

"'See, I strike my hands together at the dishonest profit you have made, and at the bloodshed they have done among you.

Her officials are like wolves in her midst rending their prey -- shedding blood and destroying lives -- so they can get dishonest profit.

He'll take action against the strongest fortresses. With the help of a foreign god, he'll recognize those who honor him, making them rule over many, and he'll parcel out the land for a profit.

"Don't celebrate, Israel, like other nations would rejoice, because you left your God by committing fornication, loving the profit you gained on all of the threshing floors.

Her leaders take bribes when they decide legal cases, her priests proclaim rulings for profit, and her prophets read omens for pay. Yet they claim to trust the Lord and say, "The Lord is among us. Disaster will not overtake us!"

"Woe to the one who amasses profit upon unjust profit in order to establish his household, so he can establish a secure place on the heights and escape from the power of evil.

What profit hath a graven image given That its former hath graven it? A molten image and teacher of falsehood, That trusted hath the former on his own formation -- to make dumb idols?

So I took care of the flock of death, for those who made profit out of the flock; and I took for myself two rods, naming one Beautiful, and the other Bands; and I took care of the flock.

Ye have said, It is vain to serve God: and what profit is it that we have kept his ordinance, and that we have walked mournfully before the LORD of hosts?

But you say, If a man says to his father or his mother, That by which you might have had profit from me is given to God;

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Root Form
Definition
Usage
בּצע 
Betsa` 
Usage: 22

יותר 
Yowther 
Usage: 8

יעל 
Ya`al 
Usage: 23

יתרון 
Yithrown 
Usage: 10

מותר 
Mowthar 
Usage: 3

סכן 
Cakan 
Usage: 12

שׁוה 
Shavah 
Usage: 21

εὐχρηστος 
Euchrestos 
Usage: 3

ὄφελος 
Ophelos 
Usage: 3

προκοπή 
Prokope 
Usage: 3

προκόπτω 
Prokopto 
Usage: 5

συμφέρω 
Sumphero 
Usage: 13

χρήσιμος 
Chresimos 
Usage: 1

ὠφέλεια 
Opheleia 
Usage: 2

ὠφελέω 
Opheleo 
Usage: 8

ὠφέλιμος 
Ophelimos 
Usage: 4

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