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Lexicon :: Strong's G5623 - ōpheleō

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ōpheleō (Key)
Part of Speech
Root Word (Etymology)
From the same as ὠφέλεια (G5622)
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Strong’s Definitions

ὠφελέω ōpheléō, o-fel-eh'-o; from the same as G5622; to be useful, i.e. to benefit:—advantage, better, prevail, profit.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 15x

The KJV translates Strong's G5623 in the following manner: profit (11x), prevail (2x), better (1x), advantage (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 15x
The KJV translates Strong's G5623 in the following manner: profit (11x), prevail (2x), better (1x), advantage (1x).
  1. to assist, to be useful or advantageous, to profit

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
ὠφελέω ōpheléō, o-fel-eh'-o; from the same as G5622; to be useful, i.e. to benefit:—advantage, better, prevail, profit.
ὠφελέω, ὠφέλω; future ὠφελήσω; 1 aorist ὠφέλησα; passive, present ὠφελοῦμαι; 1 aorist ὠφελήθην; 1 future ὠφεληθήσομαι (Matthew 16:26 L T Tr WH); (ὄφελος); from Aeschylus and Herodotus down; the Sept. for הועִיל; to assist, to be useful or advantageous, to profit: absolutely, Romans 2:25; with the accusative οὐδέν, to be of no use, to effect nothing, Matthew 27:24; John 6:63; John 12:19 (in these examples (John 6:63 excepted) A. V. prevail); τινα, to help or profit one, Hebrews 4:2; τινα τί to help, profit, one in a thing ((but the second accusative is a cognate accusative or the accusative of a neuter adjective or pronoun; cf. Winers Grammar, 227 (213)) so from Herodotus 3, 126 down): οὐδέν τινα, 1 Corinthians 14:6; Galatians 5:2; τί ὠφελήσει (or ὠφελεῖ (τόν)) ἄνθρωπον, ἐάν κτλ.; ((T WH follow with an infinitive)), what will (or 'doth') it profit a man if etc. ((or 'to' etc.))? Mark 8:36; passive, ὠφελοῦμαι, to be helped or profited: Hebrews 13:9; with the accusative μηδέν, Mark 5:26; οὐδέν, 1 Corinthians 13:3; with the accusative of the interrogative τί, Matthew 16:26; Luke 9:25 (here WH marginal reading gives the active); τί ἐκ τίνος (genitive of person), to be profited by one m some particular (cf. Meyer on Matt. as below; ἐκ, II. 5), Matthew 15:5; Mark 7:11.
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

15:5; 16:26; 16:26; 27:24
5:26; 7:11; 8:36
6:63; 6:63; 12:19
1 Corinthians
13:3; 14:6
4:2; 13:9

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G5623 matches the Greek ὠφελέω (ōpheleō),
which occurs 15 times in 15 verses in the TR Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 15:5 - ὑμεῖς δὲ λέγετε ὃς ἂν εἴπῃ τῷ πατρὶ τῇ μητρί δῶρον ἐὰν ἐξ ἐμοῦ ὠφεληθῇς G5623
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 16:26 - τί γὰρ ὠφεληθήσεται G5623 ἄνθρωπος ἐὰν τὸν κόσμον ὅλον κερδήσῃ τὴν δὲ ψυχὴν αὐτοῦ ζημιωθῇ τί δώσει ἄνθρωπος ἀντάλλαγμα τῆς ψυχῆς αὐτοῦ
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 27:24 - ἰδὼν δὲ Πιλᾶτος ὅτι οὐδὲν ὠφελεῖ G5623 ἀλλὰ μᾶλλον θόρυβος γίνεται λαβὼν ὕδωρ ἀπενίψατο τὰς χεῖρας ἀπέναντι τοῦ ὄχλου λέγων ἀθῷός εἰμι ἀπὸ τοῦ αἵματος τούτου ὑμεῖς ὄψεσθε
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 5:26 - καὶ πολλὰ παθοῦσα ὑπὸ πολλῶν ἰατρῶν καὶ δαπανήσασα τὰ παρ᾽ αὐτῆς πάντα καὶ μηδὲν ὠφεληθεῖσα G5623 ἀλλὰ μᾶλλον εἰς τὸ χεῖρον ἐλθοῦσα
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 7:11 - ὑμεῖς δὲ λέγετε ἐὰν εἴπῃ ἄνθρωπος τῷ πατρὶ τῇ μητρί Κορβᾶν ἐστιν δῶρον ἐὰν ἐξ ἐμοῦ ὠφεληθῇς G5623
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 8:36 - τί γὰρ ὠφελεῖ G5623 ἄνθρωπον κερδῆσαι τὸν κόσμον ὅλον καὶ ζημιωθῆναι τὴν ψυχὴν αὐτοῦ
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 9:25 - τί γὰρ ὠφελεῖται G5623 ἄνθρωπος κερδήσας τὸν κόσμον ὅλον ἑαυτὸν δὲ ἀπολέσας ζημιωθείς
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 6:63 - τὸ πνεῦμά ἐστιν τὸ ζῳοποιοῦν σὰρξ οὐκ ὠφελεῖ G5623 οὐδέν τὰ ῥήματα ἐγὼ λελάληκα ὑμῖν πνεῦμά ἐστιν καὶ ζωή ἐστιν
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 12:19 - οἱ οὖν Φαρισαῖοι εἶπαν πρὸς ἑαυτούς θεωρεῖτε ὅτι οὐκ ὠφελεῖτε G5623 οὐδέν ἴδε κόσμος ὀπίσω αὐτοῦ ἀπῆλθεν
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 2:25 - περιτομὴ μὲν γὰρ ὠφελεῖ G5623 ἐὰν νόμον πράσσῃς ἐὰν δὲ παραβάτης νόμου ᾖς περιτομή σου ἀκροβυστία γέγονεν
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 13:3 - καὶ ἐὰν ψωμίσω πάντα τὰ ὑπάρχοντά μου καὶ ἐὰν παραδῶ τὸ σῶμά μου ἵνα καυθήσομαι ἀγάπην δὲ μὴ ἔχω οὐδὲν ὠφελοῦμαι G5623
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 14:6 - νῦν δέ ἀδελφοί ἐὰν ἔλθω πρὸς ὑμᾶς γλώσσαις λαλῶν τί ὑμᾶς ὠφελήσω G5623 ἐὰν μὴ ὑμῖν λαλήσω ἐν ἀποκαλύψει ἐν γνώσει ἐν προφητείᾳ ἐν διδαχῇ
Unchecked Copy BoxGal 5:2 - ἴδε ἐγὼ Παῦλος λέγω ὑμῖν ὅτι ἐὰν περιτέμνησθε Χριστὸς ὑμᾶς οὐδὲν ὠφελήσει G5623
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 4:2 - καὶ γάρ ἐσμεν εὐηγγελισμένοι καθάπερ κἀκεῖνοι ἀλλ᾽ οὐκ ὠφέλησεν G5623 λόγος τῆς ἀκοῆς ἐκείνους μὴ συγκεκερασμένους τῇ πίστει τοῖς ἀκούσασιν
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 13:9 - διδαχαῖς ποικίλαις καὶ ξέναις μὴ παραφέρεσθε καλὸν γὰρ χάριτι βεβαιοῦσθαι τὴν καρδίαν οὐ βρώμασιν ἐν οἷς οὐκ ὠφελήθησαν G5623 οἱ περιπατοῦντες
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