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Lexicon :: Strong's G2744 - kauchaomai

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kauchaomai (Key)
Part of Speech
Root Word (Etymology)
From some (obsolete) base akin to that of aucheo (to boast) and εὔχομαι (G2172)
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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.
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
25:14; 27:1
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
2 Thessalonians
1:9; 4:16

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G2744 matches the Greek καυχάομαι (kauchaomai),
which occurs 37 times in 32 verses in the MGNT Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxRom 2:17 - But if you bear the name “Jew” and rely [fn]upon the Law and boast G2744 in God,
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 2:23 - You who boast G2744 [fn]in the Law, through your breaking the Law, do you dishonor God?
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 5:2 - through whom also we have obtained our introduction by faith into this grace in which we stand; and [fn]we exult G2744 in hope of the glory of God.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 5:3 - And not only this, but [fn]we also exult G2744 in our tribulations, knowing that tribulation brings about perseverance;
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 5:11 - And not only this, [fn]but we also exult G2744 in God through our Lord Jesus Christ, through whom we have now received the reconciliation.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 1:29 - so that no [fn]man may boast G2744 before God.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 1:31 - so that, just as it is written, “LET HIM WHO BOASTS G2744, BOAST G2744 IN THE LORD.”
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 3:21 - So then let no one boast G2744 in men. For all things belong to you,
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 4:7 - For who regards you as superior? What do you have that you did not receive? And if you did receive it, why do you boast G2744 as if you had not received it?
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 5:12 - We are not again commending ourselves to you but are giving you an occasion to be proud of us, so that you will have an answer for those who take G2744 pride G2744 in appearance and not in heart.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 7:14 - For if in anything I have boasted G2744 to him about you, I was not put to shame; but as we spoke all things to you in truth, so also our boasting before Titus proved to be the truth.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 9:2 - for I know your readiness, of which I boast G2744 about you to the Macedonians, namely, that Achaia has been prepared since last year, and your zeal has stirred up most of them.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 10:8 - For even if I boast G2744 somewhat [fn]further about our authority, which the Lord gave for building you up and not for destroying you, I will not be put to shame,
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 10:13 - But we will not boast G2744 beyond our measure, but [fn]within the measure of the sphere which God apportioned to us as a measure, to reach even as far as you.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 10:15 - not boasting G2744 beyond our measure, that is, in other men’s labors, but with the hope that as your faith grows, we will be, [fn]within our sphere, enlarged even more by you,
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 10:16 - so as to preach the gospel even to the regions beyond you, and not to boast G2744 [fn]in what has been accomplished in the sphere of another.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 10:17 - But HE WHO BOASTS G2744 IS TO BOAST G2744 IN THE LORD.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 11:12 - But what I am doing I will continue to do, so that I may cut off opportunity from those who desire an opportunity to be [fn]regarded just as we are in the matter about which they are boasting. G2744
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 11:16 - Again I say, let no one think me foolish; but if you do, receive me even as foolish, so that I also may boast G2744 a little.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 11:18 - Since many boast G2744 according to the flesh, I will boast G2744 also.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 11:30 - If I have to boast, G2744 I will boast G2744 of what pertains to my weakness.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 12:1 - Boasting G2744 is necessary, though it is not profitable; but I will go on to visions and revelations [fn]of the Lord.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 12:5 - On behalf of such a man I will boast; G2744 but on my own behalf I will not boast, G2744 except in regard to my weaknesses.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 12:6 - For if I do wish to boast G2744 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.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 12:9 - And He has said to me, “My grace is sufficient for you, for power is perfected in weakness.” Most gladly, therefore, I will rather boast G2744 [fn]about my weaknesses, so that the power of Christ may dwell in me.
Unchecked Copy BoxGal 6:13 - For those who [fn]are circumcised do not even keep [fn]the Law themselves, but they desire to have you circumcised so that they may boast G2744 in your flesh.
Unchecked Copy BoxGal 6:14 - But may it never be that I would boast, G2744 except in the cross of our Lord Jesus Christ, through [fn]which the world has been crucified to me, and I to the world.
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 2:9 - not as a result of works, so that no one may boast. G2744
Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 3:3 - for we are the true [fn]circumcision, who worship in the Spirit of God and glory G2744 in Christ Jesus and put no confidence in the flesh,
Unchecked Copy Box2Th 1:4 - therefore, we ourselves speak G2744 proudly G2744 of you among the churches of God for your [fn]perseverance and faith in the midst of all your persecutions and afflictions which you endure.
Unchecked Copy BoxJas 1:9 - But the [fn]brother of humble circumstances is to glory G2744 in his high position;
Unchecked Copy BoxJas 4:16 - But as it is, you boast G2744 in your [fn]arrogance; all such boasting is evil.
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