ophelos: advantage, helpOriginal Word: ὄφελος, ους, τό
Part of Speech: Noun, Neuter
Phonetic Spelling: (of'-el-os)
Short Definition: advantage, gain, profit
Definition: advantage, gain, profit, help.
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."Word Origin
from ophelló (to increase)
profit (1), use (2).
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.)<1>
From ophello (to heap up, i.e. Accumulate or benefit); gain -- advantageth, profit. οφελος όφελος ὄφελος ophelos óphelos
Strong's Greek 3786
ὄφελος — 3 Occ.
1 Corinthians 15:32 N-NNS
BIB: 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
BIB: 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
BIB: τί τὸ ὄφελος
NAS: for [their] body, what use is that?
KJV: to the body; what [doth it] profit?
INT: what [is] the profit