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Lexicon :: Strong's H1215 - betsa`

בֶּצַע
Transliteration
betsa`
Pronunciation
beh'·tsah (Key)
Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 267a

KJV Translation Count — Total: 23x
The KJV translates Strong's H1215 in the following manner: covetousness (10x), gain (9x), profit (3x), lucre (1x).
Outline of Biblical Usage [?]
  1. profit, unjust gain, gain (profit) acquired by violence

Strong’s Definitions [?] (Strong’s Definitions Legend)
בֶּצַע betsaʻ, beh'-tsah; from H1214; plunder; by extension, gain (usually unjust):—covetousness, (dishonest) gain, lucre, profit.
Gesenius' Hebrew-Chaldee Lexicon [?]

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Strong's Number H1215 matches the Hebrew בֶּצַע (betsa`),
which occurs 23 times in 23 verses in the Hebrew concordance of the KJV

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And Judah said unto his brethren, What profit H1215 is it if we slay our brother, and conceal his blood?

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Moreover thou shalt provide out of all the people able men, such as fear God, men of truth, hating covetousness; H1215 and place such over them, to be rulers of thousands, and rulers of hundreds, rulers of fifties, and rulers of tens:

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The kings came and fought, then fought the kings of Canaan in Taanach by the waters of Megiddo; they took no gain H1215 of money.

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And his sons walked not in his ways, but turned aside after lucre, H1215 and took bribes, and perverted judgment.

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Is it any pleasure to the Almighty, that thou art righteous? or is it gain H1215 to him, that thou makest thy ways perfect?

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What profit H1215 is there in my blood, when I go down to the pit? Shall the dust praise thee? shall it declare thy truth?

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Incline my heart unto thy testimonies, and not to covetousness. H1215

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So are the ways of every one that is greedy of gain; H1215 which taketh away the life of the owners thereof.

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He that is greedy of gain H1215 troubleth his own house; but he that hateth gifts shall live.

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The prince that wanteth understanding is also a great oppressor: but he that hateth covetousness H1215 shall prolong his days.

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He that walketh righteously, and speaketh uprightly; he that despiseth the gain H1215 of oppressions, that shaketh his hands from holding of bribes, that stoppeth his ears from hearing of blood, and shutteth his eyes from seeing evil;

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Yea, they are greedy dogs which can never have enough, and they are shepherds that cannot understand: they all look to their own way, every one for his gain, H1215 from his quarter.

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For the iniquity of his covetousness H1215 was I wroth, and smote him: I hid me, and was wroth, and he went on frowardly in the way of his heart.

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For from the least of them even unto the greatest of them every one is given to covetousness; H1215 and from the prophet even unto the priest every one dealeth falsely.

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Therefore will I give their wives unto others, and their fields to them that shall inherit them: for every one from the least even unto the greatest is given to covetousness, H1215 from the prophet even unto the priest every one dealeth falsely.

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But thine eyes and thine heart are not but for thy covetousness, H1215 and for to shed innocent blood, and for oppression, and for violence, to do it.

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O thou that dwellest upon many waters, abundant in treasures, thine end is come, and the measure of thy covetousness. H1215

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Behold, therefore I have smitten mine hand at thy dishonest gain H1215 which thou hast made, and at thy blood which hath been in the midst of thee.

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Her princes in the midst thereof are like wolves ravening the prey, to shed blood, and to destroy souls, to get dishonest gain. H1215

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And they come unto thee as the people cometh, and they sit before thee as my people, and they hear thy words, but they will not do them: for with their mouth they shew much love, but their heart goeth after their covetousness. H1215

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Arise and thresh, O daughter of Zion: for I will make thine horn iron, and I will make thy hoofs brass: and thou shalt beat in pieces many people: and I will consecrate their gain H1215 unto the LORD, and their substance unto the Lord of the whole earth.

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Woe to him that coveteth an evil covetousness H1215 to his house, that he may set his nest on high, that he may be delivered from the power of evil!

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Ye have said, It is vain to serve God: and what profit H1215 is it that we have kept his ordinance, and that we have walked mournfully before the LORD of hosts?
 
 
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