Bill Mounce

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Forms of the word
καύχημα, -ατος, τό
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something to boast about, boasting; pride, joy
a glorying, boasting, 1 Cor. 5:6; a ground or matter of glorying or boasting, Rom. 4:2; joy, exultation, Phil. 1:26; complimentary testimony, 1 Cor. 9:15, 16; 2 Cor. 9:3

Greek-English Concordance for καύχημα

Romans 4:2 For if Abraham was justified by works, he has something to boast (kauchēma | καύχημα | acc sg neut) about (but not before God).
1 Corinthians 5:6 Your boasting (kauchēma | καύχημα | nom sg neut) is not good. Do you not know that a little leaven leavens the whole batch of dough?
1 Corinthians 9:15 But I have not used any of these rights. And I am not writing this so that something will be done for me; for it would be better for me rather to die — no one shall take away my ground for boasting! (kauchēma | καύχημα | acc sg neut)
1 Corinthians 9:16 If I preach the gospel, I do not have a ground (kauchēma | καύχημα | nom sg neut) for boasting, for I am compelled to do so. Woe is me if I do not preach the gospel!
2 Corinthians 1:14 just as also you have understood us partially, that we are your source of pride (kauchēma | καύχημα | nom sg neut), as you also are ours, in the day of the Lord Jesus.
2 Corinthians 5:12 For we are not again recommending ourselves to you but giving you an occasion to boast (kauchēmatos | καυχήματος | gen sg neut) on our behalf, so that you may be able to answer those who boast of what is seen and not of what is in the heart.
2 Corinthians 9:3 But I am sending these brothers so that what we say (kauchēma | καύχημα | nom sg neut) in (kauchēma | καύχημα | nom sg neut) praise (kauchēma | καύχημα | nom sg neut) of you may not be an empty boast in this instance, that you may be ready just as I said you would be.
Galatians 6:4 But let each one examine his own work, and then he will have reason (kauchēma | καύχημα | acc sg neut) for (kauchēma | καύχημα | acc sg neut) boasting (kauchēma | καύχημα | acc sg neut) in himself alone, and not in comparison with someone else.
Philippians 1:26 so that when I come again to you, your boasting (kauchēma | καύχημα | nom sg neut) in Christ Jesus might abound because of me.
Philippians 2:16 holding fast the word of life, so that I may have reason to boast (kauchēma | καύχημα | acc sg neut) on the day of Christ that I did not run in vain or labor in vain.
Hebrews 3:6 but Christ is faithful as the Son, presiding over God’s household, and we are his household if indeed we hold firmly to our confidence and the hope of which we boast (kauchēma | καύχημα | acc sg neut).