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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (n.) A helpful result; an act of kindness; a favor conferred.

2. (n.) Whatever promotes prosperity and personal happiness, or adds value to property; advantage; profit.

3. (n.) A theatrical performance, a concert, or the like, the proceeds of which do not go to the lessee of the theater or to the company, but to some individual actor, or to some charitable use.

4. (n.) Beneficence; liberality.

5. (n.) Natural advantages; endowments; accomplishments.

6. (v. t.) To be beneficial to; to do good to; to advantage; to advance in health or prosperity; to be useful to; to profit.

7. (v. i.) To gain advantage; to make improvement; to profit; as, he will benefit by the change.

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia

ben'-e-fit (gemul = "a deed," 2 Chronicles 32:25); yaTabh = (causat.) "to make well," "to do good" (Jeremiah 18:10). The plural of gemul, is found is found in Psalm 103:2. Psalm 68:19 (the King James Version) should be translated "Blessed be the Lord. Day by day he sustains us; God is our salvation." charis = "gift"; "grace" (2 Corinthians 1:15, "a second benefit": that is, two visits in the same journey). euergesia = "good deed done" (1 Timothy 6:2: "because they that partake of the benefit (of their service) are believing and beloved"); agathos = "good" (Philemon 1:14, the King James Version; the Revised Version (British and American) "goodness").

Frank E. Hirsch

5623. opheleo -- to help, benefit, do good
... to help, benefit, do good. Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration: opheleo Phonetic
Spelling: (o-fel-eh'-o) Short Definition: I help, benefit, do good Definition ...
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5622. opheleia -- assistance, profit, benefit
... assistance, profit, benefit. Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine Transliteration: opheleia
Phonetic Spelling: (o-fel'-i-ah) Short Definition: usefulness, profit ...
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1757. eneulogeo -- to confer a benefit on, to bless
... to confer a benefit on, to bless. Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration: eneulogeo
Phonetic Spelling: (en-yoo-log-eh'-o) Short Definition: I bless Definition: I ...
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2108. euergesia -- a good deed
... service. Word Origin from euergetes Definition a good deed NASB Word Usage
benefit (1), benefit done (1). benefit, good deed done. From ...
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3685. oninemi -- to profit, help
... Speech: Verb Transliteration: oninemi Phonetic Spelling: (on-in'-ay-mee) Short
Definition: I help, profit, have joy of Definition: I profit, benefit, help; mid ...
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4851b. sumphoros -- profitable, useful
... 4851a, 4851b. sumphoros. 4852 . profitable, useful. Transliteration:
sumphoros Short Definition: benefit. Word Origin from sumphero ...
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2109. euergeteo -- to do good
... to do good. Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration: euergeteo Phonetic Spelling:
(yoo-erg-et-eh'-o) Short Definition: I do good deeds, benefit Definition: I do ...
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18. agathos -- good
... benefit, goods things. A primary word; "good" (in any sense, often as noun) --
benefit, good(-s, things), well. Compare kalos. see GREEK kalos. ...
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5485. charis -- grace, kindness
... a favor, kindness. Cognate: 5485 (another feminine noun from , ", able towards,
to share benefit") -- properly, . 5485 () is preeminently ...
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4851. sumphero -- to bring together, to be profitable
... 5342 , "bring, carry") -- properly, combine in a way that brings a profit (gain),
especially by a " of circumstances" that results in benefit or advancement (M ...
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Strong's Hebrew
1576. gemul -- a dealing, recompense, benefit
... 1575, 1576. gemul. 1577 . a dealing, recompense, benefit. Transliteration:
gemul Phonetic Spelling: (ghem-ool') Short Definition: recompense. ...
/hebrew/1576.htm - 6k

8408. tagmul -- a benefit
... 8407, 8408. tagmul. 8409 . a benefit. Transliteration: tagmul Phonetic Spelling:
(tag-mool') Short Definition: benefits. ... From gamal; a bestowment -- benefit ...
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3276. yaal -- to confer or gain profit or benefit
... 3275, 3276. yaal. 3277 . to confer or gain profit or benefit. Transliteration:
yaal Phonetic Spelling: (yaw-al') Short Definition: profit. Word Origin a prim ...
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5532. cakan -- to be of use or service, benefit
... 5531, 5532. cakan. 5532a . to be of use or service, benefit. Transliteration:
cakan Phonetic Spelling: (saw-kan') Short Definition: benefit. ...
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2899b. tobah -- welfare, benefit, good things, good
... 2899a, 2899b. tobah. 2900 . welfare, benefit, good things, good.
Transliteration: tobah Short Definition: good. Word Origin from ...
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2896b. tob -- a good thing, benefit, welfare
... 2896a, 2896b. tob. 2897 . a good thing, benefit, welfare. Transliteration:
tob Short Definition: good. Word Origin from tob Definition ...
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5532a. sakan -- to be of use or service, benefit
... 5532, 5532a. sakan. 5532b . to be of use or service, benefit.
Transliteration: sakan Short Definition: nurse. Word Origin a prim. ...
/hebrew/5532a.htm - 5k

3190. yatab -- to be good, well, glad, or pleasing
... be accepted, amend, use aright, benefit, be make better, seem best. A primitive
root; to be (causative) make well, literally (sound ...
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7939. sakar -- hire, wages
... From sakar; payment of contract; concretely, salary, fare, maintenance; by implication,
compensation, benefit -- hire, price, reward(-ed), wages, worth. ...
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4513. mana -- to withhold, hold back
... A primitive root; to debar (negatively or positively) from benefit or injury --
deny, keep (back), refrain, restrain, withhold. 4512, 4513. mana. 4514 . ...
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The Benefit to the Souls of the Dead from the Sacraments and Alms ...
... Chapter 110."The Benefit to the Souls of the Dead from the Sacraments and
Alms of Their Living Friends. Nor can it be denied that ...
/.../augustine/the enchiridion/chapter 110 the benefit to the.htm

The Benefit of Culture.
... The Stromata, or Miscellanies: Book I Chapter VI."The Benefit of Culture.
The readiness acquired by previous training conduces ...
/.../clement/the stromata or miscellanies/chapter vi the benefit of culture.htm

The Benefit of Public Ordinances.
... the first and third lines of the stanza. Hymn 2:123. The benefit of public
ordinances. 1 Away from every mortal care, Away from ...
/.../watts/hymns and spiritual songs/hymn 0 16875 the benefit of.htm

Whether this Sacrament Benefit Others Besides the Recipients?
benefit others besides the recipients? Objection 1: It ...
/.../aquinas/summa theologica/whether this sacrament benefit others.htm

The Benefit of Public Ordinances.
... Hymns, Book II HYMN 123 The benefit of public ordinances. LM The benefit
of public ordinances. Away from every mortal care,. Away ...
/.../watts/the psalms and hymns of isaac watts/hymn 123 the benefit of.htm

Psalm 119:14. Fourteenth Part. Benefit of Afflictions, and Support ...
... THE Psalms of David, In Metre. Psalm 119:14. Fourteenth Part. Benefit of
afflictions, and support under them. Ver.153 81 82. 1 Consider ...
/.../watts/the psalms of david/psalm 119 14 0 fourteenth part benefit.htm

What Further Benefit do we Receive from the Sacrifice and Death of ...
... Lord's Day 16 Question 43 What further benefit do we receive from the sacrifice
and death of Christ on the cross? What further benefit ...
/.../various/the heidelberg catechism /question 43 what further benefit.htm

Psalm 119 Part 14 Benefit of Afflictions, and Support under Them.
... THE PSALMS OF DAVID PSALM 119 PART 14 Benefit of afflictions, and support under
them. CM Benefit of afflictions, and support under them. ver.153,81,82. ...
/.../watts/the psalms and hymns of isaac watts/psalm 119 part 14 benefit.htm

What Benefit Has Been Conferred on us by the Incarnation of the ...
... Chapter 38 [XXIV.]"What Benefit Has Been Conferred on Us by the Incarnation of the
Word; Christ's Birth in the Flesh, Wherein It is Like and Wherein Unlike ...
/.../augustine/anti-pelagian writings/chapter 38 xxiv what benefit has.htm

Of the Benefit of virginity and of Continency.
... Third Book. 32. Of the benefit of virginity and of continency. In Genesis:
"Multiplying I will multiply thy sorrows and thy groanings ...
/.../cyprian/three books of testimonies against the jews/32 of the benefit of.htm

Benefit (39 Occurrences)
... 7. (vi) To gain advantage; to make improvement; to profit; as, he will benefit
by the change. Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia. BENEFIT. ...
/b/benefit.htm - 19k

Advantage (44 Occurrences)
... 1. (n.) Any condition, circumstance, opportunity, or means, particularly favorable
to success, or to any desired end; benefit; as, the enemy had the advantage ...
/a/advantage.htm - 19k

Use (620 Occurrences)
... 8. (n.) The benefit or profit of lands and tenements. ... He to whose use or
benefit the trust is intended shall enjoy the profits. ...
/u/use.htm - 8k

Lost (85 Occurrences)
... 3. (vt) Not employed or enjoyed; thrown away; employed ineffectually; wasted;
squandered; as, a lost day; a lost opportunity or benefit. ...
/l/lost.htm - 32k

Interest (35 Occurrences)
... in the stocks. 6. (n.) Advantage, personal or general; good, regarded as
a selfish benefit; profit; benefit. 7. (n.) Premium paid ...
/i/interest.htm - 21k

Trust (201 Occurrences)
... An estate devised or granted in confidence that the devisee or grantee shall convey
it, or dispose of the profits, at the will, or for the benefit, of another ...
/t/trust.htm - 38k

Derived (5 Occurrences)
... Multi-Version Concordance Derived (5 Occurrences). Romans 3:1 What special privilege,
then, has a Jew? Or what benefit is to be derived from circumcision? (WEY) ...
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Privilege (9 Occurrences)
... 1. (n.) A benefit, advantage, or right not enjoyed by others or by all; special
enjoyment of a good, or exemption from an evil or burden; a prerogative ...
/p/privilege.htm - 9k

Beneficial (3 Occurrences)
... 2. (a.) Receiving, or entitled to have or receive, advantage, use, or benefit; as,
the beneficial owner of an estate. 3. (a.) King. Multi-Version Concordance ...
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Avail (15 Occurrences)
... 1. (vt) To turn to the advantage of; to be of service to; to profit; to benefit;
to help; as, artifices will not avail the sinner in the day of judgment. ...
/a/avail.htm - 11k

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Benefit (39 Occurrences)

Matthew 16:26
Why, what benefit will it be to a man if he gains the whole world but forfeits his life? Or what shall a man give to buy back his life?

Mark 5:26
and had undergone many different treatments under a number of doctors and had spent all she had without receiving benefit but on the contrary growing worse,

Mark 8:36
Why, what does it benefit a man to gain the whole world and forfeit his life?

Luke 9:25
Why, what benefit is it to a man to have gained the whole world, but to have lost or forfeited his own self.

John 4:38
I sent you to reap a harvest which is not the result of your own labours. Others have laboured, and you are getting benefit from their labours."

John 6:63
It is the spirit which gives Life. The flesh confers no benefit whatever. The words I have spoken to you are spirit and are Life.

John 11:42
I know that you always listen to me, but because of the multitude that stands around I said this, that they may believe that you sent me."
(See NIV)

John 12:30
Jesus answered, "This voice hasn't come for my sake, but for your sakes.
(See NIV)

Acts 4:9
if we to-day are under examination concerning the benefit conferred on a man helplessly lame, as to how this man has been cured;

Romans 3:1
What special privilege, then, has a Jew? Or what benefit is to be derived from circumcision?

Romans 6:21
At that time, then, what benefit did you get from conduct which you now regard with shame? Why, such things finally result in death.

Romans 6:22
But now, being made free from sin, and having become servants of God, you have your fruit of sanctification, and the result of eternal life.

1 Corinthians 4:6
Now these things, brothers, I have in a figure transferred to myself and Apollos for your sakes, that in us you might learn not to think beyond the things which are written, that none of you be puffed up against one another.

1 Corinthians 7:35
This I say for your own profit; not that I may ensnare you, but for that which is appropriate, and that you may attend to the Lord without distraction.

1 Corinthians 14:6
But, brethren, as things are, if I come to you speaking in 'tongues,' what benefit shall I confer on you, if the utterance is neither in the form of a revelation nor of additional knowledge nor of prophecy nor of teaching?

1 Corinthians 14:12
Therefore, seeing that you are ambitious for spiritual gifts, seek to excel in them so as to benefit the Church.

2 Corinthians 1:15
In this confidence, I was determined to come first to you, that you might have a second benefit;

Galatians 5:2
Behold, I, Paul, tell you that if you receive circumcision, Christ will profit you nothing.
(See NAS)

Ephesians 3:2
if, that is, you have heard of the work which God has graciously entrusted to me for your benefit,

Ephesians 4:29
Let no unwholesome words ever pass your lips, but let all your words be good for benefiting others according to the need of the moment, so that they may be a means of blessing to the hearers.
(Root in WEY NIV)

Colossians 1:25
I have been appointed to serve the Church in the position of responsibility entrusted to me by God for your benefit, so that I may fully deliver God's Message--

1 Timothy 6:2
Those who have believing masters, let them not despise them, because they are brothers, but rather let them serve them, because those who partake of the benefit are believing and beloved. Teach and exhort these things.

Philemon 1:14
But without thy mind would I do nothing; that thy benefit should not be as it were of necessity, but willingly.

Philemon 1:20
Yes, brother, let me have joy from you in the Lord. Refresh my heart in the Lord.

Hebrews 1:14
Are not all angels spirits that serve Him--whom He sends out to render service for the benefit of those who, before long, will inherit salvation?

Hebrews 13:9
Don't be carried away by various and strange teachings, for it is good that the heart be established by grace, not by food, through which those who were so occupied were not benefited.

1 Peter 4:10
Whatever be the gifts which each has received, you must use them for one another's benefit, as good stewards of God's many-sided kindness.

Leviticus 7:18
If any of the flesh of the sacrifice of his peace offerings is eaten on the third day, it will not be accepted, neither shall it be imputed to him who offers it. It will be an abomination, and the soul who eats any of it will bear his iniquity.
(See NAS)

2 Chronicles 32:25
But Hezekiah didn't render again according to the benefit done to him; for his heart was lifted up: therefore there was wrath on him, and on Judah and Jerusalem.

Job 22:2
"Can a man be profitable to God? Surely he who is wise is profitable to himself.
(See NIV)

Job 22:3
Is it any pleasure to the Almighty, that you are righteous? Or does it benefit him, that you make your ways perfect?

Ecclesiastes 4:4
And I have seen all the labour, and all the benefit of the work, because for it a man is the envy of his neighbour. Even this 'is' vanity and vexation of spirit.

Ecclesiastes 5:11
In the multiplying of good have its consumers been multiplied, and what benefit 'is' to its possessor except the sight of his eyes?

Isaiah 38:17
See, in place of peace my soul had bitter sorrow. but you have kept back my soul from the underworld; for you have put all my sins out of your memory.
(See NIV)

Isaiah 57:12
I will make clear what your righteousness is like and your works; you will have no profit in them.
(See NIV)

Isaiah 65:8
This is the word of the Lord: As the new wine is seen in the grapes, and they say, Do not send destruction on it, for a blessing is in it: so will I do for my servants, in order that I may not put an end to them all.
(See NAS)

Jeremiah 18:10
if they do that which is evil in my sight, that they not obey my voice, then I will repent of the good, with which I said I would benefit them.

Jeremiah 23:32
Behold, I am against those who prophesy lying dreams, says Yahweh, and do tell them, and cause my people to err by their lies, and by their vain boasting: yet I didn't send them, nor commanded them; neither do they profit this people at all, says Yahweh.

Micah 2:7
Doth the house of Jacob say, 'Hath the Spirit of Jehovah been shortened? Are these His doings?' Do not My words benefit the people that is walking uprightly?



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