Verses with the word profitable in the Apocrypha (8 verses):
Now therefore deal with me as seemeth best unto thee, and command my spirit to be taken from me, that I may be dissolved, and become earth: for it is profitable for me to die rather than to live, because I have heard false reproaches, and have much sorrow: command therefore that I may now be delivered out of this distress, and go into the everlasting place: turn not thy face away from me.
Ask counsel of all that are wise, and despise not any counsel that is profitable.
Wisdom of Solomon 8:7
And if a man love righteousness her labours are virtues: for she teacheth temperance and prudence, justice and fortitude: which are such things, as en can have nothing more profitable in their life.
The power of the earth is in the hand of the Lord, and in due time he will set over it one that is profitable.
For all things are not profitable for all men, neither hath every soul pleasure in every thing.
Give not thine honour to another, nor the things that are profitable unto thee to a strange nation.
Letter of Jeremiah 1:58
Therefore it is better to be a king that sheweth his power, or else a profitable vessel in an house, which the owner shall have use of, than such false gods; or to be a door in an house, to keep such things therein, than such false gods. or a pillar of wood in a a palace, than such false gods.
2 Maccabees 12:12
Then Judas, thinking indeed that they would be profitable in many things, granted them peace: whereupon they shook hands, and so they departed to their tents.