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Lexicon :: Strong's G2744 - kauchaomai

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καυχάομαι
Transliteration
kauchaomai
Pronunciation
kau-khä'-o-mī (Key)
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Part of Speech
verb
Root Word (Etymology)
From some (obsolete) base akin to that of aucheo (to boast) and εὔχομαι (G2172)
Dictionary Aids

Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 3:645,423

Strong’s Definitions

καυχάομαι kaucháomai, kow-khah'-om-ahee; from some (obsolete) base akin to that of αὐχέω auchéō (to boast) and G2172; to vaunt (in a good or a bad sense):—(make) boast, glory, joy, rejoice.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 38x

The KJV translates Strong's G2744 in the following manner: glory (23x), boast (8x), rejoice (4x), make boast (2x), joy (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 38x
The KJV translates Strong's G2744 in the following manner: glory (23x), boast (8x), rejoice (4x), make boast (2x), joy (1x).
  1. to glory (whether with reason or without)

  2. to glory on account of a thing

  3. to glory in a thing

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
καυχάομαι kaucháomai, kow-khah'-om-ahee; from some (obsolete) base akin to that of αὐχέω auchéō (to boast) and G2172; to vaunt (in a good or a bad sense):—(make) boast, glory, joy, rejoice.
STRONGS NT 2744: καυχάομαι
καυχάομαι, καυχῶμαι, 2 person singular καυχᾶσαι ( Romans 2:17, 23; 1 Corinthians 4:7; see κατακαυχάομαι ); future καυχήσομαι; 1 aorist ἐκαυχησαμην; perfect κεκαύχημαι; ( καύχη a boast); (from Pindar and Herodotus down); the Sept. mostly for הִתְהַלֵּל; in the N. T. often used by Paul (some 35 times; by James twice); to glory (whether with reason or without): absolutely, 1 Corinthians 1:31a; 1 Corinthians 4:7; 1 Corinthians 13:3 L (stereotype edition, WH (see καίω )); 2 Cor. 10:( 2 Corinthians 10:13), 2 Corinthians 10:17a; 2 Corinthians 11:16, 18; 12:1, 6, 11 Rec.; Ephesians 2:9; James 4:16; τί (accusative of the thing (cf. Winers Grammar, 222 (209))), to glory (on account) of a thing: 2 Corinthians 9:2 ( ἥν καυχῶμαι ὑπέρ ὑμῶν Μακεδόσιν, which I boast of on your behalf unto the Macedonians ( Buttmann, § 133, 1); cf. 2 Corinthians 7:14 (and see below)); 2 Corinthians 11:30 ( Proverbs 27:1; Lucian, ocyp. 120); followed by ἐν with the dative of the object ( Winers Grammar, § 33 d.; Buttmann, § 133, 23), to glory in a thing (by a usage foreign to classical Greek; but the Latin says glorior in aliquo): Romans 2:23; Romans 5:3; 1 Corinthians 3:21; 2 Corinthians 5:12; 2 Corinthians 10:15; 2 Corinthians 11:12 (cf. Buttmann, 106 (92)); 2 Corinthians 12:5, 9; Galatians 6:13; 2 Thessalonians 1:4 R G; James 1:9 ( Jeremiah 9:23; 1 Chronicles 16:35); ἐν Θεῷ, ἐν τῷ Θεῷ, in God, i. e. the knowledge of God, intimacy with him, his favors, etc. Romans 2:17; Romans 5:11 ( ἐν τοῖς θεοῖς, Theophilus ad Autol. 1, 1, 1); ἐν κυρίῳ, 1 Corinthians 1:31b; 2 Corinthians 10:17b; ἐν Χριστῷ Ἰησοῦ, Philippians 3:3; followed by ἐπί with the dative of the object (cf. Winers Grammar, § 33 d.; Buttmann, § 133, 23), Romans 5:2 ( Proverbs 25:14; Sir. 30:2: Diodorus 16:70); περί τίνος, 2 Corinthians 10:8; εἰς τί, in regard of, in reference to, 2 Corinthians 10:16 ( Aristotle, pol. 5, 10, p. 1311, 4). ὑπέρ with the genitive of person, to one's advantage, to the praise of one (on one's behalf): 2 Corinthians 7:14; 2 Corinthians 12:5. ἐνώπιον τοῦ Θεοῦ, as though standing in his presence, 1 Corinthians 1:29 (cf. Buttmann, 17, 3 (150). Compare: ἐνκαυχάομαι, κατακαυχάομαι.)
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

1 Chronicles
16:35
Proverbs
25:14; 27:1
Jeremiah
9:23
Romans
2:17; 2:17; 2:23; 2:23; 5:2; 5:3; 5:11
1 Corinthians
1:29; 1:31; 1:31; 3:21; 4:7; 4:7; 13:3
2 Corinthians
5:12; 7:14; 7:14; 9:2; 10; 10:8; 10:13; 10:15; 10:16; 10:17; 10:17; 11:12; 11:16; 11:18; 11:30; 12:1; 12:5; 12:5; 12:6; 12:9; 12:11
Galatians
6:13
Ephesians
2:9
Philippians
3:3
2 Thessalonians
1:4
James
1:9; 4:16

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G2744 matches the Greek καυχάομαι (kauchaomai),
which occurs 43 times in 33 verses in the Greek concordance of the KJV

Unchecked Copy BoxRom 2:17 - Indeed[fn] you are called a Jew, and rest on the law, and make your boast in God,
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 2:23 - You who make your boast in the law, do you dishonor God through breaking the law?
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 5:2 - through whom also we have access by faith into this grace in which we stand, and rejoice in hope of the glory of God.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 5:3 - And not only that, but we also glory in tribulations, knowing that tribulation produces perseverance;
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 5:11 - And not only that, but we also rejoice in God through our Lord Jesus Christ, through whom we have now received the reconciliation.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 1:29 - that no flesh should glory in His presence.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 1:31 - that, as it is written, “He who glories, let him glory in the LORD.”[fn]
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 3:21 - Therefore let no one boast in men. For all things are yours:
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 4:7 - For who makes you differ from another? And what do you have that you did not receive? Now if you did indeed receive it, why do you boast as if you had not received it?
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 5:12 - For we do not commend ourselves again to you, but give you opportunity to boast on our behalf, that you may have an answer for those who boast in appearance and not in heart.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 7:14 - For if in anything I have boasted to him about you, I am not ashamed. But as we spoke all things to you in truth, even so our boasting to Titus was found true.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 9:2 - for I know your willingness, about which I boast of you to the Macedonians, that Achaia was ready a year ago; and your zeal has stirred up the majority.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 10:8 - For even if I should boast somewhat more about our authority, which the Lord gave us[fn] for edification and not for your destruction, I shall not be ashamed—
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 10:13 - We, however, will not boast beyond measure, but within the limits of the sphere which God appointed us—a sphere which especially includes you.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 10:15 - not boasting of things beyond measure, that is, in other men’s labors, but having hope, that as your faith is increased, we shall be greatly enlarged by you in our sphere,
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 10:16 - to preach the gospel in the regions beyond you, and not to boast in another man’s sphere of accomplishment.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 10:17 - But “he who glories, let him glory in the LORD.”[fn]
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 11:12 - But what I do, I will also continue to do, that I may cut off the opportunity from those who desire an opportunity to be regarded just as we are in the things of which they boast.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 11:16 - I say again, let no one think me a fool. If otherwise, at least receive me as a fool, that I also may boast a little.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 11:18 - Seeing that many boast according to the flesh, I also will boast.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 11:30 - If I must boast, I will boast in the things which concern my infirmity.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 12:1 - It is doubtless[fn] not profitable for me to boast. I will come to visions and revelations of the Lord:
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 12:5 - Of such a one I will boast; yet of myself I will not boast, except in my infirmities.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 12:6 - For though I might desire to boast, I will not be a fool; for I will speak the truth. But I refrain, lest anyone should think of me above what he sees me to be or hears from me.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 12:9 - And He said to me, “My grace is sufficient for you, for My strength is made perfect in weakness.” Therefore most gladly I will rather boast in my infirmities, that the power of Christ may rest upon me.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 12:11 - I have become a fool in boasting;[fn] you have compelled me. For I ought to have been commended by you; for in nothing was I behind the most eminent apostles, though I am nothing.
Unchecked Copy BoxGal 6:13 - For not even those who are circumcised keep the law, but they desire to have you circumcised that they may boast in your flesh.
Unchecked Copy BoxGal 6:14 - But God forbid that I should boast except in the cross of our Lord Jesus Christ, by whom[fn] the world has been crucified to me, and I to the world.
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 2:9 - not of works, lest anyone should boast.
Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 3:3 - For we are the circumcision, who worship God in the Spirit,[fn] rejoice in Christ Jesus, and have no confidence in the flesh,
Unchecked Copy Box2Th 1:4 - so that we ourselves boast of you among the churches of God for your patience and faith in all your persecutions and tribulations that you endure,
Unchecked Copy BoxJas 1:9 - Let the lowly brother glory in his exaltation,
Unchecked Copy BoxJas 4:16 - But now you boast in your arrogance. All such boasting is evil.
 
 
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