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Forms of the word
καύχησις, -εως, ἡ
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boasting, pride; glorying in; this can refer to proper or improper boasting, depending on the object of the boast
boasting, pride, a later equivalent to καύχημαι, Rom. 3:27; 2 Cor. 7:4, 14; 11:10

Greek-English Concordance for καύχησις

Romans 3:27 Where then is boasting (kauchēsis | καύχησις | nom sg fem)? It has been excluded. By what kind of law? By a law of works? No, but by the law of faith.
Romans 15:17 In Christ Jesus, then, I have reason to boast (kauchēsin | καύχησιν | acc sg fem) of my work for God.
1 Corinthians 15:31 Every day I am in danger of dying! I swear by my boasting (kauchēsin | καύχησιν | acc sg fem) in you, which I have in Christ Jesus our Lord.
2 Corinthians 1:12 For our confidence (kauchēsis | καύχησις | nom sg fem) is this, the testimony of our conscience, that with simplicity and sincerity like that of God, and not with earthly wisdom but by the grace of God, we conducted ourselves in the world, and all the more toward you.
2 Corinthians 7:4 I have great confidence in you; I take great pride (kauchēsis | καύχησις | nom sg fem) in you. I am filled with encouragement; I am overflowing with joy in all our distress.
2 Corinthians 7:14 For if I have boasted to him about anything regarding you, I have not been embarrassed, but just as everything we said to you was true, so also our boast (kauchēsis | καύχησις | nom sg fem) to Titus about you has proved true.
2 Corinthians 8:24 Therefore show them openly before the churches the proof of your love and the reason for our pride (kauchēseōs | καυχήσεως | gen sg fem) in you.
2 Corinthians 11:10 As the truth of Christ is in me, this boasting (kauchēsis | καύχησις | nom sg fem) of mine will not be put to silence in the districts of Achaia.
2 Corinthians 11:17 What I am saying, I am not saying according to the Lord, but as in foolishness, in this confidence of boasting (kauchēseōs | καυχήσεως | gen sg fem).
1 Thessalonians 2:19 For what is our hope, or joy, or crown of rejoicing (kauchēseōs | καυχήσεως | gen sg fem) before our Lord Jesus at his coming? Is it not indeed you?
James 4:16 But as it is, you are making arrogant boasts; all such boasting (kauchēsis | καύχησις | nom sg fem) is evil.