'Boast' in the Bible
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.
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.
The king of Israel answered, “Say this: ‘Don’t let the one who puts on his armor boast like the one who takes it off.’”
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.
I will boast in the Lord;the humble will hear and be glad.
We boast in God all day long;we will praise Your name forever.Selah
They trust in their wealthand boast of their abundant riches.
But the king will rejoice in God;all who swear by Him will boast,for the mouths of liars will be shut.
I say to the boastful, ‘Do not boast,’and to the wicked, ‘Do not lift up your horn.
They pour out arrogant words;all the evildoers boast.
All who serve carved images,those who boast in idols, will be put to shame.All the gods must worship Him.
so that I may enjoy the prosperityof Your chosen ones,rejoice in the joy of Your nation,and boast about Your heritage.
Don’t boast about tomorrow,for you don’t know what a day might bring.
Those who made Cush their hope and Egypt their boast will be dismayed and ashamed.
You will winnow themand a wind will carry them away,a gale will scatter them.But you will rejoice in the Lord;you will boast in the Holy One of Israel.
But you will be called the Lord’s priests;they will speak of you as ministers of our God;you will eat the wealth of the nations,and you will boast in their riches.
This is what the Lord says:The wise man must not boast in his wisdom;the strong man must not boast in his strength;the wealthy man must not boast in his wealth.
But the one who boasts should boast in this,that he understands and knows Me—that I am Yahweh, showing faithful love,justice, and righteousness on the earth,for I delight in these things.This is the Lord’s declaration.
I know his outburst.This is the Lord’s declaration.It is empty.His boast is empty.
Why do you brag about your valleys,your flowing valley,you faithless daughter?You who trust in your treasuresand boast, “Who can attack me?”
Now if you call yourself a Jew, and rest in the law, boast in God,
You who boast in the law, do you dishonor God by breaking the law?
Therefore I have reason to boast in Christ Jesus regarding what pertains to God.
so that no one can boast in His presence.
in order that, as it is written:The one who boasts must boast in the Lord.
So no one should boast in human leaders, for everything is yours—
For who makes you so superior? What do you have that you didn’t receive? If, in fact, you did receive it, why do you boast as if you hadn’t received it?
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!
For this is our confidence: The testimony of our conscience is that we have conducted ourselves in the world, and especially toward you, with God-given sincerity and purity, not by fleshly wisdom but by God’s grace.
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.
For if I boast some more about our authority, which the Lord gave for building you up and not for tearing you down, I am not ashamed.
We, however, will not boast beyond measure but according to the measure of the area of ministry that God has assigned to us, which reaches even to you.
So the one who boasts must boast in the Lord.
I repeat: No one should consider me a fool. But if you do, at least accept me as a fool, so I too may boast a little.
Since many boast in an unspiritual way, I will also boast.
I say this to our shame: We have been weak.But in whatever anyone dares to boast—I am talking foolishly—I also dare:
If boasting is necessary, I will boast about my weaknesses.
Boasting is necessary. It is not profitable, 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,
But He said to me, “My grace is sufficient for you, for poweris perfected in weakness.” Therefore, I will most gladly boast all the more about my weaknesses, so that Christ’s power may reside in me.
For even the circumcised don’t keep the law themselves; however, they want you to be circumcised in order to boast about your flesh.
But as for me, I will never boast about anything except the cross of our Lord Jesus Christ. The world has been crucified to me through the cross, and I to the world.
not from works, so that no one can boast.
Hold firmly to the message of life. Then I can boast in the day of Christ that I didn’t run or labor for nothing.
For we are the circumcision, the ones who serve by the Spirit of God, boast in Christ Jesus, and do not put confidence in the flesh—
Therefore, we ourselves boast about you among God’s churches—about your endurance and faith in all the persecutions and afflictions you endure.
The brother of humble circumstances should boast in his exaltation,
but the one who is rich should boast in his humiliation because he will pass away like a flower of the field.