Strong's Greek: 2746. καύχησις (kauchesis) -- the act of boasting, exultation
2746. kauchesis
Strong's Concordance
kauchesis: the act of boasting, exultation
Original Word: καύχησις, εως, ἡ
Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine
Transliteration: kauchesis
Phonetic Spelling: (kow'-khay-sis)
Short Definition: the act of boasting, exultation
Definition: the act of boasting, glorying, exultation.
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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 Lexicon
STRONGS NT 2746: καύχησις

καύχησις, καυχήσεως, (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 Concordance
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

Forms and Transliterations
καυχησεως καυχήσεως καυχήσεώς καυχησιν καύχησιν καυχησις καύχησις kaucheseos kauchēseōs kauchḗseos kauchḗseōs kauchesin kauchēsin kaúchesin kaúchēsin kauchesis kauchēsis kaúchesis kaúchēsis
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Strong's Greek 2746
11 Occurrences


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

Romans 15:17 N-AFS
GRK: οὖν τὴν καύχησιν ἐν Χριστῷ
NAS: I have found reason for boasting in things pertaining
KJV: therefore whereof I may glory through
INT: therefore the boasting in Christ

1 Corinthians 15:31 N-AFS
GRK: τὴν ὑμετέραν καύχησιν ἀδελφοί ἣν
NAS: brethren, by the boasting in you which
INT: our boasting brothers which

2 Corinthians 1:12 N-NFS
GRK: Ἡ γὰρ καύχησις ἡμῶν αὕτη
NAS: For our proud confidence is this:
KJV: For our rejoicing is this,
INT: For [the] boasting of us this

2 Corinthians 7:4 N-NFS
GRK: πολλή μοι καύχησις ὑπὲρ ὑμῶν
NAS: in you; great is my boasting on your behalf.
KJV: great [is] my glorying of you:
INT: great to me boasting in respect of you

2 Corinthians 7:14 N-NFS
GRK: καὶ ἡ καύχησις ἡμῶν ἡ
NAS: so also our boasting before Titus
KJV: so our boasting, which [I made] before
INT: also the boasting of us which

2 Corinthians 8:24 N-GFS
GRK: καὶ ἡμῶν καυχήσεως ὑπὲρ ὑμῶν
NAS: of your love and of our reason for boasting about
KJV: and of our boasting on your
INT: and of our boasting about you

2 Corinthians 11:10 N-NFS
GRK: ὅτι ἡ καύχησις αὕτη οὐ
NAS: is in me, this boasting of mine
KJV: me of this boasting in the regions
INT: that the boasting this not

2 Corinthians 11:17 N-GFS
GRK: ὑποστάσει τῆς καυχήσεως
NAS: in this confidence of boasting.
KJV: this confidence of boasting.
INT: confidence of boasting

1 Thessalonians 2:19 N-GFS
GRK: ἢ στέφανος καυχήσεως ἢ οὐχὶ
NAS: crown of exultation? Is it not even
KJV: or crown of rejoicing? [Are] not
INT: or crown of boasting or [are] not

James 4:16 N-NFS
GRK: ὑμῶν πᾶσα καύχησις τοιαύτη πονηρά
NAS: all such boasting is evil.
KJV: all such rejoicing is evil.
INT: of you all boasting such evil

11 Occurrences

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