41 occurrences

'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.'

"Boast no more so very proudly, Do not let arrogance come out of your mouth; For the LORD is a God of knowledge, And with Him actions are weighed.

Then the king of Israel replied, "Tell him, 'Let not him who girds on his armor boast like him who takes it off.'"

My soul will make its boast in the LORD; The humble will hear it and rejoice.

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

"I said to the boastful, 'Do not boast,' And to the wicked, 'Do not lift up the horn;

Let all those be ashamed who serve graven images, Who boast themselves of idols; Worship Him, all you gods.

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.

"Then they will be dismayed and ashamed because of Cush their hope and Egypt their boast.

But you will be called the priests of the LORD; You will be spoken of as ministers of our God You will eat the wealth of nations, And in their riches you will boast.

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;

but let him who boasts boast of this, that he understands and knows Me, that I am the LORD who exercises lovingkindness, justice and righteousness on earth; for I delight in these things," declares the LORD.

"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.

But if you bear the name "Jew" and rely upon the Law and boast in God,

You who boast in the Law, through your breaking the Law, do you dishonor God?

But I have used none of these things And I am not writing these things so that it will be done so in my case; for it would be better for me to die than have any man make my boast an empty one.

For if I preach the gospel, I have nothing to boast of, for I am under compulsion; for woe is me if I do not preach the gospel.

for I know your readiness, of which I boast about you to the Macedonians, namely, that Achaia has been prepared since last year, and your zeal has stirred up most of them.

But we will not boast beyond our measure, but within the measure of the sphere which God apportioned to us as a measure, to reach even as far as you.

so as to preach the gospel even to the regions beyond you, and not to boast in what has been accomplished in the sphere of another.

Again I say, let no one think me foolish; but if you do, receive me even as foolish, so that I also may boast a little.

Since many boast according to the flesh, I will boast also.

On behalf of such a man I will boast; but on my own behalf I will not boast, except in regard to my weaknesses.

For if I do wish to boast I will not be foolish, for I will be speaking the truth; but I refrain from this, so that no one will credit me with more than he sees in me or hears from me.

For those who are circumcised do not even keep the Law themselves, but they desire to have you circumcised so that they may boast in your flesh.

But as it is, you boast in your arrogance; all such boasting is evil.

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Root Form
Definition
Usage
κατακαυχάομαι 
Katakauchaomai 
Usage: 4

καυχάομαι 
Kauchaomai 
Usage: 37

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

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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