4068. perpereuomai
Strong's Concordance
perpereuomai: to boast
Original Word: περπερεύομαι
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: perpereuomai
Phonetic Spelling: (per-per-yoo'-om-ahee)
Definition: to boast
Usage: I boast, vaunt myself.
HELPS Word-studies

4068 perpereúomai (from perperos, "a braggart") – to act as a braggart, i.e. a "show off" who needs too much attention (used only in 1 Cor 13:4).

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from perperos (vainglorious)
to boast
NASB Translation
brag (1).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 4068: περπερεύομαι

περπερεύομαι; (to be πέρπερος, i. e. vain-glorious, braggart, Polybius 32, 6, 5; 40, 6, 2; Epictetus diss. 3, 2, 14); to boast oneself (A. V. vaunt oneself): 1 Corinthians 13:4 (Antoninus 5, 5; the compound ἐμπερπερεύεσθαι is used of adulation, employing rhetorical embellishments in extolling another excessively, in Cicero, ad Attic. 1, 14. Hesychius περπερεύεται. κατεπαίρεται); Cf. Osiander (or Wetstein) on 1 Corinthians, the passage cited (Gataker on Marc. Antoninus 5, 5, p. 143).

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance

Middle voice from perperos (braggart; perhaps by reduplication of the base of peran); to boast -- vaunt itself.

see GREEK peran

Forms and Transliterations
περπερευεται περπερεύεται perpereuetai perpereúetai
Interlinear GreekInterlinear HebrewStrong's NumbersEnglishman's Greek ConcordanceEnglishman's Hebrew ConcordanceParallel Texts
Englishman's Concordance
1 Corinthians 13:4 V-PIM/P-3S
GRK: ἀγάπη οὐ περπερεύεται οὐ φυσιοῦται
NAS: love does not brag [and] is not arrogant,
KJV: vaunteth not itself, is not
INT: love not is boastful not is puffed up

Strong's Greek 4068
1 Occurrence

περπερεύεται — 1 Occ.

Top of Page
Top of Page