'Profit' in the Bible
Then Judah suggested to his brothers, "Where's the profit in just killing our brother and shedding his blood?
You are not to take interest or profit from him. Instead, you are to fear your God and let your relative live with you.
You are not to loan him money with interest or sell him your food at a profit.
Don't turn aside after useless things that cannot profit or deliver because they're useless.
Who is the Almighty, that we should serve him? Where's the profit in talking to him?'
Will it please the Almighty if you are innocent, or does he profit if your life is blameless?
They tear up my pathways; they profit from my destruction, and they need no help to do this!
Because he says, "There's no profit for a man to find joy with God.'"
After all, you've asked what your benefit will be: "What will I profit from refraining from sin?'
"What profit is there in my death if I go down to the Pit? Can dust worship you? Can it proclaim your faithfulness?"
You sold out your people for nothing, and made no profit at that price.
because her profit is better than the profit of silver, and her yield than fine gold.
In hard work there is always profit, but too much chattering leads to poverty.
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.
There is only loathsome destruction through a people that cannot benefit them, who bring neither help nor profit, but only shame and disgrace."
"The priests didn't say, "Where is the LORD?' and those handling the Law didn't know me. The rulers transgressed against me, the prophets prophesied by Baal, and they followed that which does not profit.
Has a nation ever changed gods when they aren't even gods? But my people have exchanged their glory for that which does not profit.
They have sown wheat, but they have harvested thorns. They have tired themselves out, but they don't show a profit. Now be disappointed about your harvest because of the fierce anger of the LORD.
LORD, my strength and my stronghold, my refuge in a time of difficulty, to you the nations will come, and from the ends of the earth they'll say, "Surely our ancestors inherited deception, things that are worthless, and in which there is no 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.
"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.
because what profit will a person have if he gains the whole world and forfeits his life? Or what can a person give in exchange for his life?
What profit will a person have if he gains the whole world and forfeits his life?
What profit will a person have if he gains the whole world, but destroys himself or is lost?
and incessant conflict between people who are depraved in mind and deprived of truth. They think that godliness is a way to make a profit.
Of course, godliness with contentment does bring a great profit.