kauchesis: the act of boasting, exultationOriginal Word: καύχησις, εως, ἡ
Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine
Phonetic Spelling: (kow'-khay-sis)
Short Definition: the act of boasting, exultation
Definition: the act of boasting, glorying, exultation.
Cognate: 2746 kaúxēsis (a feminine noun) – boasting, which can either be in the "achievements" of self (negatively) or about God's grace (positively). See 2744 (kauχomai).
Thayer's Greek LexiconSTRONGS NT 2746: καύχησις
καύχησις, καυχήσεως, ἡ (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.)
Strong's Exhaustive Concordanceboasting, 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
Forms and Transliterationsκαυχησεως καυχήσεως καυχήσεώς καυχησιν καύχησιν καυχησις καύχησις kaucheseos kauchēseōs kauchḗseos kauchḗseōs kauchesin kauchēsin kaúchesin kaúchēsin kauchesis kauchēsis kaúchesis kaúchēsis
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Englishman's ConcordanceStrong's Greek 2746
καυχήσεως — 3 Occ.
καύχησιν — 2 Occ.
καύχησις — 6 Occ.
Romans 3:27 N-NFS
GRK: οὖν ἡ καύχησις ἐξεκλείσθη διὰ
NAS: then is boasting? It is excluded.
KJV: Where [is] boasting then?
INT: then [is] the boasting It was excluded Through