so that no man may boast before God.
not as a result of works, so that no one may boast.
Even those who trust in their wealth And boast in the abundance of their riches?
Is the axe to boast itself over the one who chops with it? Is the saw to exalt itself over the one who wields it? That would be like a club wielding those who lift it, Or like a rod lifting him who is not wood.
Thus says the Lord, “ Let not a wise man boast of his wisdom, and let not the mighty man boast of his might, let not a rich man boast of his riches;
Now we know that whatever the Law says, it speaks to those who are under the Law, so that every mouth may be closed and all the world may become accountable to God;
Where then is boasting? It is excluded. By what kind of law? Of works? No, but by a law of faith.
For if Abraham was justified by works, he has something to boast about, but not before God.
Therefore in Christ Jesus I have found reason for boasting in things pertaining to God.
so that, just as it is written, “ Let him who boasts, boast in the Lord.”
For who regards you as superior? What do you have that you did not receive? And if you did receive it, why do you boast as if you had not received it?
Your boasting is not good. Do you not know that a little leaven leavens the whole lump of dough?