'Boast' in the Bible
Some boast in chariots, others in horses; but we will boast in the name of the LORD our God.
those who put confidence in their wealth and boast about their great riches?
You'll winnow them, and the wind will lift them up, and a tempest will blow them away. Then you'll rejoice in the LORD, and you'll make your boast in the Holy One of Israel."
In the LORD all the descendants of Israel will triumph and make their boast."
But as for you, you will be called priests of the LORD, and you will be named ministers of our God. You will feed on the wealth of the nations, and you will boast about their riches.
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 man is not to boast in his wisdom; the strong man is not to boast in his strength; and the rich man is not to boast in his riches.
Rather, let the one who boasts, boast in this: that he understands and knows me, for I am the LORD who acts with gracious love, justice, and righteousness in the land. I delight in these things," declares the LORD.
Why do you boast in your valleys? Your valley is flowing away, faithless daughter, who trusted in her treasures, saying, "Who will come against me?'
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.
"I've heard Moab's insults and the curses from those Ammonites by which they defame my people and boast about their territory.
Now if you call yourself a Jew, and rely on the Law, and boast about God,
As you boast about the Law, do you dishonor God by breaking the Law?
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.
For if Abraham was justified by actions, he would have had something to boast about though not before God.
Through him we have also obtained access by faith into this grace by which we have been established, and we boast because of our hope in God's glory.
Not only that, but we also boast in our sufferings, knowing that suffering produces endurance,
Not only that, but we also continue to boast about God through our Lord Jesus the Messiah, through whom we have now been reconciled.
do not boast about being better than the other branches. If you boast, remember that you do not support the root, but the root supports you.
Therefore, in the Messiah Jesus I have the right to boast about my work for God.
so that no one may boast in God's presence.
Therefore, as it is written, "The person who boasts must boast in the Lord."
So let no one boast about human beings, since everything belongs to you,
For who makes you superior? What do you have that you did not receive? And if you did receive it, why do you boast as though you did not receive it?
For if I preach the gospel, I have nothing to boast about, for this obligation has been entrusted to me. How terrible it would be for me if I didn't preach the gospel!
For this is what we boast about: Our conscience testifies that we have conducted ourselves in the world with pure motives and godly sincerity, without earthly wisdom but with God's grace especially toward you.
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.
Therefore, demonstrate to the churches that you love them and show them publicly why we boast about you.
For I know how willing you are, and I boast about you to the people of Macedonia, saying that Achaia has been ready since last year, and your enthusiasm has stimulated most of them.
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.
So if I boast a little too much about our authority, which the Lord gave us to build you up and not to tear you down, I will not be ashamed of it.
We will not boast about what cannot be evaluated. Instead, we will stay within the field that God assigned us, so as to reach even you.
"The person who boasts should boast in the Lord."
I will say it again: No one should think that I am a fool. But if you do, then treat me like a fool so that I can also boast a little.
Since many people boast in a fleshly way, I will do it, too.
If I must boast, I will boast about the things that show how weak I am.
I must boast, although it does not do any good. Let's talk about visions and revelations from the Lord.
I will boast about this man, but as for myself I will boast only about my weaknesses.
However, if I did want to boast, I would not be a fool, because I would be telling the truth. But I am not going to do it in order to keep anyone from thinking more of me than what he sees and hears about me.
but he has told me, "My grace is all you need, because my power is perfected in weakness." Therefore, I will most happily boast about my weaknesses, so that the Messiah's power may rest on me.
Each person must examine his own actions, and then he can boast about his own accomplishments and not about someone else.
Why, not even those who are circumcised obey the Law! They simply want you to be circumcised so that they can boast about your external appearance.
But may I never boast about anything except the cross of our Lord Jesus, the Messiah, by which the world has been crucified to me, and I to the world!
In the same way, the tongue is a small part of the body, yet it can boast of great achievements. A huge forest can be set on fire by a little flame.