Strong's Greek: 3786. ὄφελος (ophelos) -- advantage, help
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.
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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."

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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Strong's Greek 3786
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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