Word Summary
kauchēsis: a boasting
Original Word: καύχησις
Transliteration: kauchēsis
Phonetic Spelling: (kow'-khay-sis)
Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine
Short Definition: a boasting
Meaning: a boasting
Strong's Concordance
boasting, glorying, rejoicing.

From kauchaomai; boasting (properly, the act; by implication, the object), in a good or a bad sense -- boasting, whereof I may glory, glorying, rejoicing.

see GREEK kauchaomai

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 2746: καύχησις

καύχησις, καυχήσεως, (καυχάομαι), the act of glorying: Romans 3:27; 2 Corinthians 9:4 Rec.; 2 Corinthians 11:10, 17; James 4:16; στέφανος καυχήσεως, crown of which we can boast, 1 Thessalonians 2:19; Ezekiel 16:12; Proverbs 16:31; ὑπέρ τίνος (on behalf) of one (cf. καυχάομαι, under the end), 2 Corinthians 7:4; 2 Corinthians 8:24; ἐπί τίνος, before one, 2 Corinthians 7:14; ἔχω (τήν critical editions) καύχησιν ἐν Χριστῷ Ἰησοῦ, the glorying which I have I ascribe to Christ, or I owe it to Christ that I am permitted to glow (see ἐν, I. 6 b., p. 211b), Romans 15:17; 1 Corinthians 15:31; that of which one glories, cause of glorying, 2 Corinthians 1:12. (The Sept. several times for תִּפְאֶרֶת; ((Diogenes Laërtius 10, 7 at the end); Philod. in Vol. Hercul. Oxfort. i., p. 16.)