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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.)
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
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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 39 times in 32 verses in the Greek concordance of the NASB

Unchecked Copy BoxRom 2:17 - You who call yourselves Jews are relying on God’s law, and you boast about your special relationship with him.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 2:23 - You are so proud of knowing the law, but you dishonor God by breaking it.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 5:2 - Because of our faith, Christ has brought us into this place of undeserved privilege where we now stand, and we confidently and joyfully look forward to sharing God’s glory.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 5:3 - We can rejoice, too, when we run into problems and trials, for we know that they help us develop endurance.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 5:11 - So now we can rejoice in our wonderful new relationship with God because our Lord Jesus Christ has made us friends of God.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 1:29 - As a result, no one can ever boast in the presence of God.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 1:31 - Therefore, as the Scriptures say, “If you want to boast, boast only about the LORD.”[fn]
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 3:21 - So don’t boast about following a particular human leader. For everything belongs to you—
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 4:7 - For what gives you the right to make such a judgment? What do you have that God hasn’t given you? And if everything you have is from God, why boast as though it were not a gift?
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 5:12 - Are we commending ourselves to you again? No, we are giving you a reason to be proud of us,[fn] so you can answer those who brag about having a spectacular ministry rather than having a sincere heart.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 7:14 - I had told him how proud I was of you—and you didn’t disappoint me. I have always told you the truth, and now my boasting to Titus has also proved true!
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 9:2 - For I know how eager you are to help, and I have been boasting to the churches in Macedonia that you in Greece[fn] were ready to send an offering a year ago. In fact, it was your enthusiasm that stirred up many of the Macedonian believers to begin giving.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 10:8 - I may seem to be boasting too much about the authority given to us by the Lord. But our authority builds you up; it doesn’t tear you down. So I will not be ashamed of using my authority.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 10:13 - We will not boast about things done outside our area of authority. We will boast only about what has happened within the boundaries of the work God has given us, which includes our working with you.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 10:15 - Nor do we boast and claim credit for the work someone else has done. Instead, we hope that your faith will grow so that the boundaries of our work among you will be extended.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 10:16 - Then we will be able to go and preach the Good News in other places far beyond you, where no one else is working. Then there will be no question of our boasting about work done in someone else’s territory.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 10:17 - As the Scriptures say, “If you want to boast, boast only about the LORD.”[fn]
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 11:12 - But I will continue doing what I have always done. This will undercut those who are looking for an opportunity to boast that their work is just like ours.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 11:16 - Again I say, don’t think that I am a fool to talk like this. But even if you do, listen to me, as you would to a foolish person, while I also boast a little.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 11:18 - And since others boast about their human achievements, I will, too.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 11:30 - If I must boast, I would rather boast about the things that show how weak I am.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 12:1 - This boasting will do no good, but I must go on. I will reluctantly tell about visions and revelations from the Lord.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 12:5 - That experience is worth boasting about, but I’m not going to do it. I will boast only about my weaknesses.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 12:6 - If I wanted to boast, I would be no fool in doing so, because I would be telling the truth. But I won’t do it, because I don’t want anyone to give me credit beyond what they can see in my life or hear in my message,
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 12:9 - Each time he said, “My grace is all you need. My power works best in weakness.” So now I am glad to boast about my weaknesses, so that the power of Christ can work through me.
Unchecked Copy BoxGal 6:13 - And even those who advocate circumcision don’t keep the whole law themselves. They only want you to be circumcised so they can boast about it and claim you as their disciples.
Unchecked Copy BoxGal 6:14 - As for me, may I never boast about anything except the cross of our Lord Jesus Christ. Because of that cross,[fn] my interest in this world has been crucified, and the world’s interest in me has also died.
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 2:9 - Salvation is not a reward for the good things we have done, so none of us can boast about it.
Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 3:3 - For we who worship by the Spirit of God[fn] are the ones who are truly circumcised. We rely on what Christ Jesus has done for us. We put no confidence in human effort,
Unchecked Copy Box2Th 1:4 - We proudly tell God’s other churches about your endurance and faithfulness in all the persecutions and hardships you are suffering.
Unchecked Copy BoxJas 1:9 - Believers who are[fn] poor have something to boast about, for God has honored them.
Unchecked Copy BoxJas 4:16 - Otherwise you are boasting about your own plans, and all such boasting is evil.
 
 
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