'Profit' in the Bible
And Esau said, Behold, I am at the point to die; and what profit shall this birthright do to me?
Then Judah said unto his brethren, What profit is it if we slay our brother and conceal his blood?
do not turn aside after vain things which cannot profit nor deliver, for they are vain.
Who is the Almighty that we should serve him? And what profit should we have if we pray unto him?
For, unto what might the strength of their hands profit me, in whom time was lost?
He looks upon men, and if any say, I have sinned and perverted that which was right, and it did not profit me;
For he said, It shall profit a man nothing that he should conform his will with God.
For thou didst say, What advantage will it be unto thee? And, What profit shall I have, if I am cleansed from my sin?
Thy wickedness shall hurt a man as thou art; and thy righteousness shall profit the son of man.
What profit is there in my blood when I go down to the pit? Shall the dust praise thee? Shall it declare thy truth?
Treasures of wickedness profit nothing, but righteousness delivers from death.
Riches shall not profit in the day of wrath, but righteousness shall deliver from death.
What profit does a man have of all his labour which he takes under the sun?
At last 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 does the one that works have in that in which he labours?
And this also is a sore evil; that in all points as he came, so shall he go; and what profit has he that has laboured for the wind?
But her profit and her hire shall be consecrated unto the LORD: it shall not be treasured nor laid up for her profit shall be for those that dwell before the LORD, to eat until they are filled and to dress honourably.
all shall be ashamed of the people that shall not profit them, nor be a help, nor bring them increase, 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.
Thus has the LORD, thy Redeemer, the Holy One of Israel said: I am the LORD thy God who teaches thee to profit, who causes thee to walk by the way in which thou dost walk.
I will declare thy righteousness, and thy works; for they shall not profit thee.
The priests did not say, Where is the LORD? and those that handled the law did not know me; the pastors also rebelled against me, and the prophets prophesied by Baal and walked after things that do not profit.
Has a nation changed their gods? Even though they are not gods. But my people have changed their glory for that which does not profit.
Behold, ye trust in lying words that cannot profit.
They have sown bread, but shall reap thorns; they had the heritage, but they did not profit; and they shall be ashamed because of your fruits, by the fierce anger of the LORD.
O LORD, my strength, and my fortress, and my refuge in the time of the affliction; Gentiles shall come unto thee from the ends of the earth and shall say, Surely our fathers have inherited lies, vanity, and things in which there is no profit.
Behold, I am against those that prophesy false dreams, saith the LORD, and did tell them, and caused my people to err by their lies, and by their flattery; yet I did not send them, nor command them; and they did not profit this people at all, said the LORD.
Of what profit is the graven image that its maker has sculpted; the molten image, that teaches lies, so that in making dumb images the maker trusts in his work?
Ye have said, It is vain to serve God, and what profit is it that we have kept his law and that we walk mournfully before the LORD of the hosts?
For what shall it profit a man, if he shall gain the whole world and lose his own soul?
What advantage then has the Jew? or what profit is there of circumcision?
And this I speak for your own profit, not that I may cast a snare upon you, but for that which is honourable and that ye may attend upon the Lord without impediment.
even as I please everyone in all things, not seeking my own profit, but the profit of many, that they may be saved.
But the manifestation of the Spirit is given to each one to profit with.
Now, brothers, if I come unto you speaking with tongues, what shall I profit you unless I speak to you either with revelation or with knowledge or with prophecy or with doctrine?
Behold, I, Paul, say unto you that if ye become circumcised, Christ shall profit you nothing.
Counsel these things, charging them before the Lord. Strive not in words that profit nothing, but rather subvert the hearers.
For unto us was the gospel preached, as well as unto them, but it did not profit those that heard the word without mixing it with faith.
For they verily for a few days chastened us as it seemed good unto them, but he for our profit, that we might be partakers of his holiness.
My brethren, What shall it profit though someone says that they have faith and do not have works? Shall this type of faith be able to save them?
and one of you says unto them, Depart in peace; be ye warmed and filled; but ye do not give them those things which are needful for the body; what shall it profit them?