3166. megalaucheó
Strong's Concordance
megalaucheó: boast great things.
Original Word: μεγαλαυχέω
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: megalaucheó
Phonetic Spelling: (meg-al-ow-kheh'-o)
Definition: boast great things
Usage: I boast, am arrogant, vaunt.
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
variant reading for megas and aucheó, q.v.

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 3166: μεγαλαυχέω

μεγαλαυχέω, μεγαλαύχω; (μεγάλαυχος, and this from μεγάλα and αὐχέω); to be grandiloquent; to boast great things, to bear oneself loftily in speech or action: γλῶσσα μεγάλαυχεῖ (L T Tr WH μεγάλα αὐχεῖ), James 3:5, where it seems to denote any kind of haughty language which wounds and provokes others, and stirs up strife. (Aeschylus Ag. 1528; Polybius 12, 13, 10; 8, 23, 11; Diodorus 15, 16, others; middle γυναῖκα πρός Θεούς ἐριζουσαν καί μεγαλαυχουμενην, Plato, rep. 3, p. 395 d.; for גָּבָה, to exalt oneself, carry oneself haughtily, Ezekiel 16:50; Zephaniah 3:11; add, 2 Macc. 15:32; Sir. 48:18.)

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
boast great things.

From a compound of megas and aucheo (to boast; akin to auzano and kauchaomai); to talk big, i.e. Be grandiloquent (arrogant, egotistic) -- boast great things.

see GREEK megas

see GREEK auzano

see GREEK kauchaomai

Forms and Transliterations
αυχει αὐχεῖ εμεγαλαύχουν μεγαλαυχεί μεγαλαυχείν μεγαλαυχήσαι auchei aucheî
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Englishman's Concordance
James 3:5 V-PIA-3S
GRK: καὶ μεγάλα αὐχεῖ ἰδοὺ ἡλίκον
KJV: and boasteth great things. Behold,
INT: and exceeding things boasts Behold a little

Strong's Greek 3166
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αὐχεῖ — 1 Occ.











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