KJV Dictionary Definition: lucrative


LU'CRATIVE, a. L. lucrativus, from lucror, to gain profit.

Gainful; profitable; making increase of money or goods; as a lucrative trade; lucrative business or office.


LU'CRE, n. lu'ker. L. lucrum. Gain in money or goods; profit; usually in an ill sense, or with the sense of something base or unworthy.

The lust of lucre, and the dread of death.

A bishop must be blameless - not given to filthy lucre. Titus 1.