4851. sumphero
Strong's Concordance
sumphero: I collect, am profitable to
Original Word: συμφέρω
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: sumphero
Phonetic Spelling: (soom-fer'-o)
Short Definition: I collect, am profitable to
Definition: I bring together, collect; I am profitable to.
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4851 symphérō (from 4862 /sýn, "together with" and 5342 /phérō, "bring, carry") – properly, combine in a way that brings a profit (gain), especially by a "concurrence of circumstances" that results in benefit or advancement (M. Vincent).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 4851: συμφέρω

συμφέρω; 1 aorist participle συνενέγκαντες (Acts 19:19); from (Homer (in middle)), Aeschylus, Herodotus down; to bear or bring together (Latinconfero), i. e.

1. with a reference to the object, to bring together: τί, Acts 19:19.

2. with a reference to the subject, "to bear together or at the same time; to carry with other's; to collect or contribute in order to help, hence, to help, be profitable, be expedient"; συμφέρει, it is expedient, profitable, and in the same sense with a neuter plural: with the subject πάντα, 1 Corinthians 6:12; 1 Corinthians 10:23; τί τίνι, 2 Corinthians 8:10; with an infinitive of the object (as in Greek writings), Matthew 19:10; 2 Corinthians 12:1 (where L T Tr WH have συμφέρον); with the accusative and infinitive John 18:14; συμφέρει τίνι followed by ἵνα (see ἵνα, II. 2c. (Buttmann, § 139, 45; Winer's Grammar, 337 (316))), Matthew 5:29; Matthew 18:6; John 11:50; John 16:7. τό συμφέρον, that which is profitable (Sophocles, Euripides, Xenophon, Demosthenes, others): 1 Corinthians 12:7; plural (Plato, de rep. 1, p. 341 e.), Acts 20:20; advantage, profit, Hebrews 12:10; τό ... σύμφορον τίνος (often in Greek writings) the advantage of one, one's profit, 1 Corinthians 7:35; 1 Corinthians 10:33 (in both passaagaes, L T Tr WH read σύμφορον, which see).

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
bring together, be expedient, be profitable for.

From sun and phero (including its alternate); to bear together (contribute), i.e. (literally) to collect, or (figuratively) to conduce; especially (neuter participle as a noun) advantage -- be better for, bring together, be expedient (for), be good, (be) profit(-able for).

see GREEK sun

see GREEK phero

Forms and Transliterations
συμφερει συμφέρει συμφερον συμφέρον συμφέροντα συμφεροντων συμφερόντων συμφορον σύμφορον συνενεγκαντες συνενέγκαντες sumpherei sumpheron sumpheronton sumpherontōn sumphoron sunenenkantes sympherei symphérei sympheron symphéron sympheronton sympherontōn sympherónton sympheróntōn symphoron sýmphoron synenenkantes synenénkantes
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Strong's Greek 4851
17 Occurrences

συμφέρει — 10 Occ.
συμφέρον — 3 Occ.
συμφερόντων — 1 Occ.
σύμφορον — 2 Occ.
συνενέγκαντες — 1 Occ.

Matthew 5:29 V-PIA-3S
GRK: ἀπὸ σοῦ συμφέρει γάρ σοι
NAS: it out and throw it from you; for it is better for you to lose
KJV: for it is profitable for thee
INT: from you it is better indeed for you

Matthew 5:30 V-PIA-3S
GRK: ἀπὸ σοῦ συμφέρει γάρ σοι
NAS: and throw it from you; for it is better for you to lose one
KJV: for it is profitable for thee
INT: from you it is better indeed for you

Matthew 18:6 V-PIA-3S
GRK: εἰς ἐμέ συμφέρει αὐτῷ ἵνα
NAS: in Me to stumble, it would be better for him to have a heavy
KJV: in me, it were better for him that
INT: in me it is better for him that

Matthew 19:10 V-PIA-3S
GRK: γυναικός οὐ συμφέρει γαμῆσαι
NAS: is like this, it is better not to marry.
KJV: it is not good to marry.
INT: wife not it is better to marry

John 11:50 V-PIA-3S
GRK: λογίζεσθε ὅτι συμφέρει ὑμῖν ἵνα
NAS: do you take into account that it is expedient for you that one
KJV: that it is expedient for us,
INT: consider you that it is profitable for us that

John 16:7 V-PIA-3S
GRK: λέγω ὑμῖν συμφέρει ὑμῖν ἵνα
NAS: you the truth, it is to your advantage that I go
KJV: the truth; It is expedient for you
INT: say to you It is profitable for you that

John 18:14 V-PIA-3S
GRK: Ἰουδαίοις ὅτι συμφέρει ἕνα ἄνθρωπον
NAS: the Jews that it was expedient for one
KJV: that it was expedient that one
INT: Jews that it is profitable for one man

Acts 19:19 V-APA-NMP
GRK: περίεργα πραξάντων συνενέγκαντες τὰς βίβλους
NAS: magic brought their books
KJV: their books together, and burned them
INT: magic arts had practiced having brought the books

Acts 20:20 V-PPA-GNP
GRK: ὑπεστειλάμην τῶν συμφερόντων τοῦ μὴ
NAS: to you anything that was profitable, and teaching
KJV: nothing that was profitable [unto you], but
INT: I kept back of what is profitable of the not

1 Corinthians 6:12 V-PIA-3S
GRK: οὐ πάντα συμφέρει πάντα μοι
NAS: for me, but not all things are profitable. All things
KJV: not expedient: all things
INT: not all things do profit all things to me

1 Corinthians 7:35 Adj-ANS
GRK: ὑμῶν αὐτῶν σύμφορον λέγω οὐχ
NAS: for your own benefit; not to put
KJV: your own profit; not that
INT: of you yourselves benefit I say not

1 Corinthians 10:23 V-PIA-3S
GRK: οὐ πάντα συμφέρει πάντα ἔξεστιν
NAS: things are profitable. All things
KJV: not expedient: all things
INT: not all things are profitable All things are lawful

1 Corinthians 10:33 Adj-ANS
GRK: τὸ ἐμαυτοῦ σύμφορον ἀλλὰ τὸ
NAS: my own profit but the [profit] of the many,
KJV: mine own profit, but
INT: the of myself profit but that

1 Corinthians 12:7 V-PPA-ANS
GRK: πρὸς τὸ συμφέρον
NAS: of the Spirit for the common good.
KJV: to every man to profit withal.
INT: for the common good

2 Corinthians 8:10 V-PIA-3S
GRK: γὰρ ὑμῖν συμφέρει οἵτινες οὐ
NAS: in this matter, for this is to your advantage, who
KJV: for this is expedient for you, who
INT: indeed for you is profitable who not

2 Corinthians 12:1 V-PPA-ANS
GRK: δεῖ οὐ συμφέρον μέν ἐλεύσομαι
NAS: though it is not profitable; but I will go
KJV: It is not expedient for me doubtless
INT: indeed not is profitable to me I will come

Hebrews 12:10 V-PPA-ANS
GRK: ἐπὶ τὸ συμφέρον εἰς τὸ
NAS: as seemed best to them, but He [disciplines us] for [our] good, so
KJV: he for [our] profit, that
INT: for profit for [us]

17 Occurrences

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