'Boast' in the Bible
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 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?
My soul shall make her boast in the LORD: the humble shall hear thereof, and be glad.
In God we boast all the day long, and praise thy name for ever. Selah.
They that trust in their wealth, and boast themselves in the multitude of their riches;
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 not thyself of to morrow; for thou knowest not what a day may bring forth.
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.
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.
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?
Boast not against the branches. But if thou boast, thou bearest not the root, but the root thee.
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.
For though I should boast somewhat more of our authority, which the Lord hath given us for edification, and not for your destruction, I should not be ashamed:
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.
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.
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.