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(a.) Full of use, advantage, or profit; producing, or having power to produce, good; serviceable for any end or object; helpful toward advancing any purpose; beneficial; profitable; advantageous; as, vessels and instruments useful in a family; books useful for improvement; useful knowledge; useful arts.
2173. euchrestos -- useful
... useful. Part of Speech: Adjective Transliteration: euchrestos Phonetic Spelling:
(yoo'-khrays-tos) Short Definition: useful, serviceable Definition: useful ...
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5624. ophelimos -- useful, profitable
... useful, profitable. Part of Speech: Adjective Transliteration: ophelimos Phonetic
Spelling: (o-fel'-ee-mos) Short Definition: profitable, beneficial, useful ...
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5539. chresimos -- useful
... useful. Part of Speech: Adjective Transliteration: chresimos Phonetic Spelling:
(khray'-see-mos) Short Definition: useful, profitable Definition: useful ...
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3682. Onesimos -- "useful," Onesimus, a Christian
... Onesimos. 3683 . "useful ... Word Origin from onesis (use, profit, advantage) Definition
"useful," Onesimus, a Christian NASB Word Usage Onesimus (2). Onesimus. ...
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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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5543. chrestos -- serviceable, good
... serviceable, good. Part of Speech: Adjective Transliteration: chrestos Phonetic
Spelling: (khrase-tos') Short Definition: useful, gentle, pleasant, kind ...
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2111. euthetos -- well-placed, ie ready for use
... ready for use. Part of Speech: Adjective Transliteration: euthetos Phonetic Spelling:
(yoo'-thet-os) Short Definition: suitable, fit, useful Definition: suitable ...
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5623. opheleo -- to help, benefit, do good
... opheleo Phonetic Spelling: (o-fel-eh'-o) Short Definition: I help, benefit, do good
Definition: I help, benefit, do good, am useful (to), profit. ...
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5544. chrestotes -- goodness, excellence, uprightness
... 5544 (a noun, derived from 5543 , "useful, profitable") -- properly, , ie
for (for what is ); that is also . 5544 ("useful kindness ...
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5541. chresteuomai -- to be kind
... be kind. Middle voice from chrestos; to show oneself useful, ie Act benevolently --
be kind. see GREEK chrestos. (chresteuetai) -- 1 Occurrence. 5540, 5541. ...
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Strong's Hebrew
6743b. tsaleach -- to advance, prosper
... 1), prospers (2), send prosperity (1), succeed (10), succeeding (1), successful
(4), successfully completed (1), thrive (2), useful (1), victoriously (1 ...
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3276. yaal -- to confer or gain profit or benefit
... A primitive root; properly, to ascend; figuratively, to be valuable (objectively:
useful, subjectively: benefited) -- X at all, set forward, can do good, (be ...
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5532a. sakan -- to be of use or service, benefit
... benefit NASB Word Usage advantage (1), ever been accustomed (1), intimately acquainted
(1), nurse (2), profits (1), steward (1), use (1), useful (1), useless ...
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Fifteen Thousand Useful Phrases
Fifteen Thousand Useful Phrases. <. Fifteen Thousand Useful Phrases Greenville
Kleiser. Produced by Don Kostuch Table of Contents. Title Page. ...
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On what is Useful: not that which is Advantageous...
... Chapter VI. On what is useful: not that which is advantageous? On what is useful:
not that which is advantageous, but that which is just and virtuous. ...
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What is Useful is the Same as what is virtuous...
... Book II. Chapter VII. What is useful is the same as what is virtuous?
What is useful is the same as what is virtuous; nothing ...
/.../ambrose/works and letters of st ambrose/chapter vii what is useful.htm

Whether the Honest Differs from the Useful and the Pleasant?
... must be taken here in its broad sense as synonymous with moral goodness, from the
point of view of decorum.] Whether the honest differs from the useful and the ...
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How virtuous and Useful was that which Elisha Did. ...
... Book III. Chapter XIV. How virtuous and useful was that which Elisha
did.? How virtuous and useful was that which Elisha did. ...
/.../ambrose/works and letters of st ambrose/chapter xiv how virtuous and.htm

Useful Phrases
Fifteen Thousand Useful Phrases. <. ... SECTION I USEFUL PHRASES. USEFUL
PHRASES. A. abandoned hope. abated pride. abbreviated visit. ...
/.../kleiser/fifteen thousand useful phrases/section i useful phrases.htm

Whether it was Useful for Laws to be Framed by Men?
... OF HUMAN LAW (FOUR ARTICLES) Whether it was useful for laws to be framed
by men? Objection 1: It would seem that it was not useful ...
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Whether Sorrow Can be a Useful Good?
be a useful good? ... iii, 2). Therefore sorrow is not a useful good. ...
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Useful Hints.
By this means much useful knowledge may be stored. The ...
/.../byrum/the value of a praying mother/chapter xxvii useful hints.htm

How it is Useful for us to Take Possession of their Lands.
... II. Second Conference of Abbot Moses. Chapter XXIII. How it is useful for
us to take possession of their lands. But the fact that ...
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Useful (14 Occurrences)
... good; serviceable for any end or object; helpful toward advancing any purpose;
beneficial; profitable; advantageous; as, vessels and instruments useful in a ...
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Useless (47 Occurrences)
... Exercise for the body is not useless, but godliness is useful in every respect,
possessing, as it does, the promise of Life now and of the Life which is soon ...
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Good (8348 Occurrences)
... 1. (superl.) Possessing desirable qualities; adapted to answer the end designed;
promoting success, welfare, or happiness; serviceable; useful; fit; excellent ...
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Worth (36 Occurrences)
... 6. (a.) That quality of a thing which renders it valuable or useful; sum of valuable
qualities which render anything useful and sought; value; hence, often ...
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Iron (104 Occurrences)
... 1. (n.) The most common and most useful metallic element, being of almost universal
occurrence, usually in the form of an oxide (as hematite, magnetite, etc ...
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Furnish (8 Occurrences)
... 1. (vt) To supply with anything necessary, useful, or appropriate; to provide; to
equip; to fit out, or fit up; to adorn; as, to furnish a family with ...
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Practical (2 Occurrences)
... 2. (a.) Capable of being turned to use or account; useful, in distinction
from ideal or theoretical; as, practical chemistry. 3. (a ...
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Education (4 Occurrences)
... Their chief interest centered in the flocks and herds from which they gained a
livelihood, and in the simple, useful arts that seem gradually to have become ...
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... facilitate reference by giving not only single words, but also phrases under which
several passages are grouped, and to make the work more useful by furnishing ...
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... London, 1661. Winer, GB Biblisches Realworterb. 3rd edition, 1847-48, 2 volumes
(still useful). Zeller, H. Biblisches Worterb. Stuttgart, 1855-58, 2 volumes. ...
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Useful (14 Occurrences)

Acts 13:36
For David, after having been useful to his own generation in accordance with God's purpose, did fall asleep, was gathered to his forefathers, and did undergo decay.

Ephesians 4:28
Let him who stole steal no more; but rather let him labor, working with his hands the thing that is good, that he may have something to give to him who has need.
(See NIV)

1 Timothy 4:8
Train yourself in godliness. Exercise for the body is not useless, but godliness is useful in every respect, possessing, as it does, the promise of Life now and of the Life which is soon coming.

2 Timothy 2:21
If a man makes himself clean from these, he will be a vessel for honour, made holy, ready for the master's use, ready for every good work.

2 Timothy 3:16
Every Scripture is inspired by God and is useful for teaching, for convincing, for correction of error, and for instruction in right doing;

2 Timothy 4:11
Only Luke is with me. Take Mark, and bring him with you, for he is useful to me for service.

Titus 3:8
This is a faithful saying, and on these various points I would have you insist strenuously, in order that those who have their faith fixed on God may be careful to set an example of good actions. For these are not only good in themselves, but are also useful to mankind.

Philemon 1:11
who once was useless to you, but now is useful to you and to me.

Hebrews 6:7
For land which has drunk in the rain that often falls upon it, and brings forth vegetation useful to those for whose sakes, indeed, it is tilled, has a share in God's blessing.

Job 15:3
To reason with a word not useful? And speeches -- no profit in them?

Job 22:2
To God is a man profitable, Because a wise man to himself is profitable?
(See NAS)

Ezekiel 15:3
Is wood taken from it to use for work? Do they take of it a pin to hang any vessel on it?
(See NIV)

Ezekiel 15:4
Behold, it is cast into the fire for fuel; the fire has devoured both its ends, and its midst is burned: is it profitable for any work?

Ezekiel 15:5
Lo, in its being perfect it is not used for work, How much less, when fire hath eaten of it, And it is scorched, Hath it been used yet for work?
(See NIV)



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