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Lexicon :: Strong's G2744 - kauchaomai

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καυχάομαι
Transliteration
kauchaomai (Key)
Pronunciation
kow-khah'-om-ahee
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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 G2744:
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 37 times in 32 verses in the MGNT Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxRom 2:17 - Now you, if you call yourself a Jew; if you rely on the law and boast in God;
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 2:23 - You who boast in the law, do you dishonor God by breaking the law?
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 5:2 - through whom we have gained access by faith into this grace in which we now stand. And we[fn] boast in the hope of the glory of God.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 5:3 - Not only so, but we[fn] also glory in our sufferings, because we know that suffering produces perseverance;
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 5:11 - Not only is this so, but we also boast in God through our Lord Jesus Christ, through whom we have now received reconciliation.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 1:29 - so that no one may boast before him.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 1:31 - Therefore, as it is written: “Let the one who boasts boast in the Lord.”[fn]
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 3:21 - So then, no more boasting about human leaders! All things are yours,
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 4:7 - For who makes you different from anyone else? What do you have that you did not receive? And if you did receive it, why do you boast as though you did not?
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 5:12 - We are not trying to commend ourselves to you again, but are giving you an opportunity to take pride in us, so that you can answer those who take pride in what is seen rather than in what is in the heart.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 7:14 - I had boasted to him about you, and you have not embarrassed me. But just as everything we said to you was true, so our boasting about you to Titus has proved to be true as well.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 9:2 - For I know your eagerness to help, and I have been boasting about it to the Macedonians, telling them that since last year you in Achaia were ready to give; and your enthusiasm has stirred most of them to action.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 10:8 - So even if I boast somewhat freely about the authority the Lord gave us for building you up rather than tearing you down, I will not be ashamed of it.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 10:13 - We, however, will not boast beyond proper limits, but will confine our boasting to the sphere of service God himself has assigned to us, a sphere that also includes you.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 10:15 - Neither do we go beyond our limits by boasting of work done by others. Our hope is that, as your faith continues to grow, our sphere of activity among you will greatly expand,
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 10:16 - so that we can preach the gospel in the regions beyond you. For we do not want to boast about work already done in someone else’s territory.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 10:17 - But, “Let the one who boasts boast in the Lord.”[fn]
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 11:12 - And I will keep on doing what I am doing in order to cut the ground from under those who want an opportunity to be considered equal with us in the things they boast about.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 11:16 - I repeat: Let no one take me for a fool. But if you do, then tolerate me just as you would a fool, so that I may do a little boasting.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 11:18 - Since many are boasting in the way the world does, I too will boast.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 11:30 - If I must boast, I will boast of the things that show my weakness.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 12:1 - I must go on boasting. Although there is nothing to be gained, I will go on to visions and revelations from the Lord.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 12:5 - I will boast about a man like that, but I will not boast about myself, except about my weaknesses.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 12:6 - Even if I should choose to boast, I would not be a fool, because I would be speaking the truth. But I refrain, so no one will think more of me than is warranted by what I do or say,
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 12:9 - But he said to me, “My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness.” Therefore I will boast all the more gladly about my weaknesses, so that Christ’s power may rest on me.
Unchecked Copy BoxGal 6:13 - Not even those who are circumcised keep the law, yet they want you to be circumcised that they may boast about your circumcision in the flesh.
Unchecked Copy BoxGal 6:14 - May I never boast except in the cross of our Lord Jesus Christ, through which[fn] the world has been crucified to me, and I to the world.
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 2:9 - not by works, so that no one can boast.
Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 3:3 - For it is we who are the circumcision, we who serve God by his Spirit, who boast in Christ Jesus, and who put no confidence in the flesh—
Unchecked Copy Box2Th 1:4 - Therefore, among God’s churches we boast about your perseverance and faith in all the persecutions and trials you are enduring.
Unchecked Copy BoxJas 1:9 - Believers in humble circumstances ought to take pride in their high position.
Unchecked Copy BoxJas 4:16 - As it is, you boast in your arrogant schemes. All such boasting is evil.
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