3786. ophelos
Strong's Concordance
ophelos: advantage, help
Original Word: ὄφελος, ους, τό
Part of Speech: Noun, Neuter
Transliteration: ophelos
Phonetic Spelling: (of'-el-os)
Short Definition: advantage, gain, profit
Definition: advantage, gain, profit, help.
HELPS Word-studies

3786 óphelos (from ophellō, "heap together") – properly, "something heaped up," i.e. the advantage (profit) a believer accumulates in life by living in faith. This gives the "edge," i.e. the preferred position that also brings "cumulative advantage."

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from ophelló (to increase)
Definition
advantage, help
NASB Translation
profit (1), use (2).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 3786: ὄφελος

ὄφελος, ὀφελους, τό (ὀφέλλω to increase), advantage, profit: 1 Corinthians 15:32; James 2:14, 16. (From Homer down; the Sept. Job 15:3.)

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
advantage, profit.

From ophello (to heap up, i.e. Accumulate or benefit); gain -- advantageth, profit.

Forms and Transliterations
οφελος όφελος ὄφελος ophelos óphelos
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3 Occurrences


ὄφελος — 3 Occ.

1 Corinthians 15:32 N-NNS
GRK: μοι τὸ ὄφελος εἰ νεκροὶ
NAS: what does it profit me? If
KJV: Ephesus, what advantageth it me, if
INT: to me the profit if [the] dead

James 2:14 N-NNS
GRK: Τί τὸ ὄφελος ἀδελφοί μου
NAS: What use is it, my brethren, if
KJV: What [doth it] profit, my brethren,
INT: What [is] the profit brothers of me

James 2:16 N-NNS
GRK: τί τὸ ὄφελος
NAS: for [their] body, what use is that?
KJV: to the body; what [doth it] profit?
INT: what [is] the profit

3 Occurrences

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