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Lexicon :: Strong's G3166 - aucheō

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αὐχέω
Transliteration
aucheō (Key)
Pronunciation
meg-al-ow-kheh'-o
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Part of Speech
verb
Root Word (Etymology)
From a compound of μέγας (G3173) and aucheo (to boast, akin to αὐξάνω (G837) and καυχάομαι (G2744))
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Variant Spellings

TR reads μεγαλαυχέω

Strong’s Definitions

μεγαλαυχέω megalauchéō, meg-al-ow-kheh'-o; from a compound of G3173 and αὐχέω auchéō (to boast; akin to G837 and G2744); to talk big, i.e. be grandiloquent (arrogant, egotistic):—boast great things.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 1x

The KJV translates Strong's G3166 in the following manner: boast great things (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 1x
The KJV translates Strong's G3166 in the following manner: boast great things (1x).
  1. to boast

  2. to bear one's self loftily in speech or action, to boast great things (when used in conjunction with Strong's 3173).

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
μεγαλαυχέω megalauchéō, meg-al-ow-kheh'-o; from a compound of G3173 and αὐχέω auchéō (to boast; akin to G837 and G2744); to talk big, i.e. be grandiloquent (arrogant, egotistic):—boast great things.
STRONGS NT 3166: μεγαλαυχέω
μεγαλαυχέω, μεγαλαύχω; (μεγάλαυχος, and this from μεγάλα and αὐχέω); to be grandiloquent; to boast great things, to bear oneself loftily in speech or action: γλῶσσα μεγάλαυχεῖ (L T Tr WH μεγάλα αὐχεῖ), James 3:5, where it seems to denote any kind of haughty language which wounds and provokes others, and stirs up strife. (Aeschylus Ag. 1528; Polybius 12, 13, 10; 8, 23, 11; Diodorus 15, 16, others; middle γυναῖκα πρός Θεούς ἐριζουσαν καί μεγαλαυχουμενην, Plato, rep. 3, p. 395 d.; for גָּבָה, to exalt oneself, carry oneself haughtily, Ezekiel 16:50; Zephaniah 3:11; add, 2 Macc. 15:32; Sir. 48:18.)
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Ezekiel
16:50
Zephaniah
3:11
James
3:5

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G3166 matches the Greek αὐχέω (aucheō),
which occurs 3 times in 3 verses in the LXX Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 10:18 - (LXX 9:39)κρῗναι ὀρφανῷ καὶ ταπεινῷ ἵνα μὴ προσθῇ ἔτι τοῦ μεγαλαυχεῗν G3166 ἄνθρωπος ἐπὶ τῆς γῆς
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 16:50 - καὶ ἐμεγαλαύχουν G3166 καὶ ἐποίησαν ἀνομήματα ἐνώπιόν μου καὶ ἐξῆρα αὐτάς καθὼς εἶδον
Unchecked Copy BoxZep 3:11 - (LXX 3:11)ἐν τῇ ἡμέρᾳ ἐκείνῃ οὐ μὴ καταισχυνθῇς ἐκ πάντων τῶν ἐπιτηδευμάτων σου ὧν ἠσέβησας εἰς ἐμέ ὅτι τότε περιελῶ ἀπὸ σοῦ τὰ φαυλίσματα τῆς ὕβρεώς σου καὶ οὐκέτι μὴ προσθῇς τοῦ μεγαλαυχῆσαι G3166 ἐπὶ τὸ ὄρος τὸ ἅγιόν μου

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