115 occurrences in 13 translations

'Boast' in the Bible

"It shall be when he hears the words of this curse, that he will boast, saying, 'I have peace though I walk in the stubbornness of my heart in order to destroy the watered land with the dry.'

How happy you are, Israel! Who is like you, a people saved by the Lord? He is the shield that protects you, the sword you boast in. Your enemies will cringe before you, and you will tread on their backs.

The Lord said to Gideon, The people who are with you are too many for Me to give the Midianites into their hands, lest Israel boast about themselves against Me, saying, My own hand has delivered me.

And Zebul said to him, "Where then {is your boast}, [you] who said, 'Who [is] Abimelech that we should serve him?' [Is] this not the army that you rejected? Please, go out now and fight against them."

Do not boast so proudly, or let arrogant [words] come out of your mouth, for the Lord is a God of knowledge, and actions are weighed by Him.

And the king of Israel answered and said, Tell him, Let not him that girdeth on his harness boast himself as he that putteth it off.

Thou hast indeed smitten Edom, and thy heart has lifted thee up: boast thyself, and abide at home; for why shouldest thou contend with misfortune, that thou shouldest fall, thou, and Judah with thee?

Boast yourselves in His holy name, Rejoice doth the heart of those seeking Jehovah.

Say this prayer: "Deliver us, O God who delivers us! Gather us! Rescue us from the nations! Then we will give thanks to your holy name, and boast about your praiseworthy deeds."

Thou sayest, Lo, thou hast smitten the Edomites; and thine heart lifteth thee up to boast: abide now at home; why shouldest thou meddle to thine hurt, that thou shouldest fall, even thou, and Judah with thee?

But let all who take refuge in You rejoice; let them shout for joy forever. May You shelter them, and may those who love Your name boast about You.

I will rejoice and boast about You; I will sing about Your name, Most High.

They say, "We speak persuasively; we know how to flatter and boast. Who is our master?"

For I pray, Let them not rejoice over me, who when my foot slips boast against me.

Why do you boast in evil, O mighty man? The lovingkindness of God endures all day long.

In God -- I boast in his promise -- in God I trust, I am not afraid. What can mere men do to me?

In God -- I boast in his promise -- in the Lord -- I boast in his promise --

But the king will rejoice in God; all who swear by Him will boast, for the mouths of liars will be shut.

They encourage one another to carry out their evil deed. They plan how to hide snares, and boast, "Who will see them?"

The righteous doth rejoice in Jehovah, And hath trusted in Him, And boast themselves do all the upright of heart!

For they persecute him whom thou hast smitten, and they boast that thou hast slain their enemies.

I say to the boastful, 'Do not boast,' and to the wicked, 'Do not lift up your horn.

How long shall they utter and speak hard things? and all the workers of iniquity boast themselves?

Confounded be all they that serve graven images, that boast themselves of idols: worship him, all ye gods.

Boast yourselves in His Holy Name, The heart of those seeking Jehovah rejoiceth.

so that I may enjoy the prosperity of Your chosen ones, rejoice in the joy of Your nation, and boast about Your heritage.

Deliver us, O Lord, our God! Gather us from among the nations! Then we will give thanks to your holy name, and boast about your praiseworthy deeds.

"Bad, bad," the buyer will say, but [when] one goes to him, then he will boast.

The look on their faces testifies to their guilt; like the people of Sodom they openly boast of their sin. Too bad for them! For they bring disaster on themselves.

Shall the axe boast itself against him that heweth therewith? or shall the saw magnify itself against him that shaketh it? as if the rod should shake itself against them that lift it up, or as if the staff should lift up itself, as if it were no wood.

Those who made Cush their hope and Egypt their boast will be dismayed and ashamed.

Those who try to hide their plans from the Lord are as good as dead, who do their work in secret and boast, "Who sees us? Who knows what we're doing?"

You will winnow them and a wind will carry them away, and a gale will scatter them. But you will rejoice in the Lord; you will boast in the Holy One of Israel.

In the LORD all the descendants of Israel will triumph and make their boast."

But ye shall be named the Priests of the LORD: men shall call you the Ministers of our God: ye shall eat the riches of the Gentiles, and in their glory shall ye boast yourselves.

If you swear, "as surely as the LORD lives,' in truth, in justice, and in righteousness, then nations will be blessed by him, and in him they will boast."

This is what the Lord says: The wise must not boast in his wisdom; the mighty must not boast in his might; the rich must not boast in his riches.

But the one who boasts should boast in this, that he understands and knows Me- that I am the Lord, showing faithful love, justice, and righteousness on the earth, for I delight in these things. [This is] the Lord's declaration.

How long must the land be parched and the grass in every field be withered? How long must the animals and the birds die because of the wickedness of the people who live in this land? For these people boast, "God will not see what happens to us."

Listen, you who sit enthroned above the valley on a rocky plateau. I am opposed to you,' says the Lord. 'You boast, "No one can swoop down on us. No one can penetrate into our places of refuge."

Go up, ye horses; and boast yourselves, ye chariots, And go forth, ye mighty, Cush and Phut handling the shield, And Lud handling -- treading the bow.

I know his outburst. [This is]*The bracketed text has been added for clarity. the Lord's declaration. It is empty. His boast is empty.

A sword is on her waters, and they have been dried up, For it is a land of graven images, And in idols they do boast themselves.

A golden cup is Babylon in the hand of Jehovah, Making drunk all the earth, Of its wine drunk have nations, Therefore boast themselves do nations.

The LORD did what he planned. He carried out his threat. Just as he commanded long ago, he has torn down without pity; He let the enemy boast about you and has exalted the power of your enemies.

And by his planning he will make a success of deceit by his hand, and in his {mind} he will {boast}, and in [their] ease he will destroy many, and [even] against [the] prince of princes he will rise up, and he will be broken, [but] not by human hands.

"Do not gloat over your brother's day, The day of his misfortune And do not rejoice over the sons of Judah In the day of their destruction; Yes, do not boast In the day of their distress.

"I've heard Moab's insults and the curses from those Ammonites by which they defame my people and boast about their territory.

In that day you will not be ashamed of all your rebelliousness against me, for then I will remove from your midst those who proudly boast, and you will never again be arrogant on my holy hill.

Shout for joy, Daughter Zion! Shout out, Israel! Be happy and boast with all your heart, Daughter Jerusalem!

and your boast is, "'If we had lived in the time of our forefathers, we should not have been implicated with them in the murder of the Prophets.'

"If you were blind," answered Jesus, "you would have no sin; but as a matter of fact you boast that you see. So your sin remains!"

Behold, thou art called a Jew, and restest in the law, and makest thy boast of God,

Thou that makest thy boast of the law, through breaking the law dishonourest thou God?

What, then, is there to boast about? That has been eliminated. On what principle? On that of actions? No, but on the principle of faith.

Boast not against the branches. But if thou boast, thou bearest not the root, but the root thee.

Now I have applied all this [about parties and factions] to myself and Apollos for your sakes, brethren, so that from what I have said of us [as illustrations], you may learn [to think of men in accordance with Scripture and] not to go beyond that which is written, that none of you may be puffed up and inflated with pride and boast in favor of one [minister and teacher] against another.

But I have used none of these rights, and I have not written this to make it happen that way for me. For it would be better for me to die than for anyone to deprive me of my boast!

For if I preach the gospel, I have no reason to boast, because an obligation is placed on me. And woe to me if I do not preach the gospel!

just as you have already understood us partially, so that on the Day of our Lord Jesus we can be your reason to boast, even as you are ours.

For we do not again commend ourselves to you, but we are giving to you occasion of boast in our behalf, that ye may have such with those boasting in countenance, and not in heart.

I have great confidence in you: very loudly do I boast of you. I am filled with comfort: my heart overflows with joy amid all our affliction.

For if I have made any boast to him about you, I have not been embarrassed; but as I have spoken everything to you in truth, so our boasting to Titus has also turned out to be the truth.

Therefore, demonstrate to the churches that you love them and show them publicly why we boast about you.

For I know the forwardness of your mind, for which I boast of you to them of Macedonia, that Achaia was ready a year ago; and your zeal hath provoked very many.

Now I have sent the brothers so that our boasting about you in this matter may not prove to be an idle boast, and so that you may stand ready, just as I said.

But we will not boast of things without our measure, but according to the measure of the rule which God hath distributed to us, a measure to reach even unto you.

Nor do we boast beyond certain limits in the work done by others, but we hope that as your faith continues to grow, our work may be greatly expanded among you according to our limits,

To preach the gospel in the regions beyond you, and not to boast in another man's line of things made ready to our hand.

As the truth of Christ is in me, this my boast [of independence] shall not be debarred (silenced or checked) in the regions of Achaia (most of Greece).

and what I do, I also will do, that I may cut off the occasion of those wishing an occasion, that in that which they boast they may be found according as we also;

I say again, Let no man think me a fool; if otherwise, yet as a fool receive me, that I may boast myself a little.

I say this to [our] shame: we have been weak. But in whatever anyone dares [to boast]-I am talking foolishly-I also dare:

It is necessary to boast; it is not helpful, but I will move on to visions and revelations of the Lord.

I will boast about this person, but not about myself, except of my weaknesses.

For if I want to boast, I will not be a fool, because I will be telling the truth. But I will spare you, so that no one can credit me with something beyond what he sees in me or hears from me,

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Root Form
Definition
Usage
בּעז 
Bo`az 
Usage: 24

הלל 
Halal 
Usage: 165

חזיר 
Chaziyr 
Usage: 7

ימר 
Yamar 
Usage: 1

לח לוּח 
Luwach 
Usage: 43

עברה 
`abarah 
Usage: 1

פּאר 
Pa'ar 
Usage: 14

צלעה צלע 
Tsela` 
Usage: 41

קרשׁ 
Qeresh 
Usage: 51

שׂדרה 
S@derah 
Usage: 4

ἀλαζονεία 
Alazoneia 
Usage: 2

ἀλαζών 
Alazon 
Usage: 2

Βοανεργές 
Boanerges 
Usage: 1

κατακαυχάομαι 
Katakauchaomai 
Usage: 4

καυχάομαι 
Kauchaomai 
Usage: 37

καύχημα 
Kauchema 
Usage: 11

καύχησις 
Kauchesis 
Usage: 12

μεγαλαυχέω 
megalaucheo 
Usage: 1

πλοιάριον 
Ploiarion 
Usage: 6

σανίς 
Sanis 
Usage: 1

σκάφη 
Skaphe 
Usage: 3



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