11 occurrences in 12 translations

'Unprofitable' in the Bible

Should he reason with unprofitable talk? or with speeches wherewith he can do no good?

The burden of the animals of the South. Through the land of trouble and anguish, of the lioness and the lion, the viper and fiery flying serpent, they carry their riches on the shoulders of young donkeys, and their treasures on the humps of camels, to an unprofitable people.

So likewise ye, when ye shall have done all those things which are commanded you, say, We are unprofitable servants: we have done that which was our duty to do.

They are all gone out of the way, they are together become unprofitable; there is none that doeth good, no, not one.

Bring all this to men's remembrances, solemnly charging them in the presence of God not to waste time in wrangling about mere words, a course which is altogether unprofitable and tends only to the ruin of the hearers.

Which in time past was to thee unprofitable, but now profitable to thee and to me:

So the previous commandment is annulled because it was weak and unprofitable

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Root Form
Definition
Usage
סכן 
Cakan 
Usage: 12

ἀλυσιτελής 
Alusiteles 
Usage: 1

ἀνωφέλες 
Anopheles 
Usage: 2

ἀχρεῖος 
Achreios 
Usage: 0

ἀχρειόω 
Achreioo 
Usage: 1

ἄχρηστος 
Achrestos 
Usage: 1



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