212. alazoneia
Strong's Concordance
alazoneia: boastfulness
Original Word: ἀλαζονεία, ας, ἡ
Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine
Transliteration: alazoneia
Phonetic Spelling: (al-ad-zon-i'-a)
Definition: boastfulness
Usage: boasting, show, arrogant display, ostentation; plur: occasions of ostentation.
HELPS Word-studies

212 alazoneía (a feminine noun derived from alē, "wandering, roaming") – properly, a vagabond ("quack"), making empty boasts about having "cures" to rid people of all their ills (even by producing "wonders," etc.).

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from alazón
NASB Translation
arrogance (1), boastful pride (1).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 212: ἀλαζονεία

ἀλαζονεία, and ἀλαζονία (which spelling, not uncommon in later Greek, T WH adopt (see Iota)), ἀλαζονείας, (from ἀλαζονεύομαι, i. e. to act the ἀλαζών, which see);

a. in secular writings (from Aristophanes down) generally empty, bragqart talk sometimes also empty display in act, swagger. For illustration see Xenophon, Cyril 2, 2, 12; mem. 1, 7; Aristotle, eth. Nic. 4, 13, p. 1127, Bekker edition; (also Trench, § xxix.), b. "an insolent and empty assurance, which trusts in its own power and resources and shamefully despises and violates divine laws and human riqhts:" 2 Macc. 9:8; Wis. 5:8.

c. an impious and empty presumption which trusts in the stability of earthly things, (R. V. vaunting): James 4:16 (where the plural has reference to the various occasions on which this presumption shows itself; (cf. Winers Grammar, § 27, 3; Buttmann, 77 (67))); τοῦ βίου, display in one's style of living, (R. V. vainglory), 1 John 2:16.

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
boasting, pride, arrogance.

From alazon; braggadocio, i.e. (by implication) self-confidence -- boasting, pride.

see GREEK alazon

Forms and Transliterations
αλαζονεία ἀλαζονεία αλαζονείαις ἀλαζονείαις αλαζονεύου αλαζονια ἀλαζονία αλαζονιαις ἀλαζονίαις alazoneia alazoneía alazoneiais alazoneíais
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Englishman's Concordance
James 4:16 N-DFP
GRK: ἐν ταῖς ἀλαζονείαις ὑμῶν πᾶσα
NAS: But as it is, you boast in your arrogance; all
KJV: in your boastings: all such
INT: in the arrogance of you all

1 John 2:16 N-NFS
GRK: καὶ ἡ ἀλαζονεία τοῦ βίου
NAS: of the eyes and the boastful pride of life,
KJV: of the eyes, and the pride of life, is
INT: and the vaunting of the of life

Strong's Greek 212
2 Occurrences

ἀλαζονεία — 1 Occ.
ἀλαζονείαις — 1 Occ.

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