kauchēsis: a boastingOriginal Word: καύχησιςTransliteration:
(kow'-khay-sis)Part of Speech:
Noun, FeminineShort Definition:
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 LexiconSTRONGS NT 2746: καύχησιςκαύχησις
), 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
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.)<1>