'Boastful' in the Bible
The Lord said to Gideon, “The people who are with you are too many for Me to give Midian into their hands, for Israel would become boastful, saying, ‘My own power has delivered me.’
The boastful cannot stand in Your presence;You hate all evildoers.
As nothing, have my steps slipped, For I have been envious of the boastful,
because I envied the boastful [when] I saw [the] well-being of [the] wicked.
I say to the boastful, ‘Do not boast,’and to the wicked, ‘Do not lift up your horn.
He who loves transgression loves strife and is quarrelsome;He who [proudly] raises his gate seeks destruction [because of his arrogant pride].
We have heard about Moab's pride, their great arrogance, their boasting, pride, and excess. But their boastful claims are empty!
“How boastful you are about the valleys!Your valley is flowing away,O backsliding daughterWho trusts in her treasures, saying,‘Who will come against me?’
Then I kept looking because of the sound of the boastful words which the horn was speaking; I kept looking until the beast was slain, and its body was destroyed and given to the burning fire.
On that day you will not be put to shamebecause of everything you have donein rebelling against Me.For then I will removeyour proud, arrogant people from among you,and you will never again be haughtyon My holy mountain.
slanderers, God-haters, arrogant, proud, boastful, inventors of evil, disobedient to parents,
In writing this much, brethren, with special reference to Apollos and myself, I have done so for your sakes, in order to teach you by our example what those words mean, which say, "Nothing beyond what is written!" --so that you may cease to take sides in boastful rivalry, for one teacher against another.
Love is patient, love is kind.Love does not envy,is not boastful, is not conceited,
What I am saying with this boastful confidence I do not say the way the Lord would. Instead it is, as it were, foolishness.
Let us not become boastful, challenging one another, envying one another.
But each one must carefully scrutinize his own work [examining his actions, attitudes, and behavior], and then he can have the personal satisfaction and inner joy of doing something commendable without comparing himself to another.
For people will be lovers of self, lovers of money, boastful, proud, blasphemers, disobedient to parents, ungrateful, unholy,
In the same way the tongue is an insignificant part of the body, but it is immensely boastful. Remember how a mere spark may set a vast forest in flames.
Likewise, you younger men [of lesser rank and experience], be subject to your elders [seek their counsel]; and all of you, clothe yourselves with humility toward one another [tie on the servant’s apron], for God is opposed to the proud [the disdainful, the presumptuous, and He defeats them], but He gives grace to the humble.
For all that is in the world, the lust of the flesh and the lust of the eyes and the boastful pride of life, is not from the Father, but is from the world.
These people are [habitual] murmurers, griping and complaining, following after their own desires [controlled by passion]; they speak arrogantly, [pretending admiration and] flattering people to gain an advantage.
And the beast was given a mouth (the power of speech), uttering great things and arrogant and blasphemous words, and he was given freedom and authority to act and to do as he pleased for forty-two months (three and a half years).