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Strong's #2620 - κατακαυχάομαι

from (G2596) and (G2744)
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  1. to glory against, to exult over, to boast one's self to the injury (of a person or thing)
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 1980 ‑ הָלַךְ (haw‑lak');  1984 ‑ הָלַל (haw‑lal');  5937 ‑ עָלַז (aw‑laz');  
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KJV (5)
Romans 3
James 2
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Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions


boast against one, exult over him, τινος Romans 11:18, Eust.ad D.P. Prooem. p.67 B.; κατά τινος James 3:14 : metaph., -καυχᾶται ἔλεος κρίσεως ib. 2.13; κ. ἔν τινι to glory in it, LXX Zechariah 10:12.

Thayer's Expanded Definition

κατακαυχάομαι, κατακαυχωμαι, 2 person singular κατακαυχᾶσαι (contracted from κατακαυχαεσαι) for the Attic κατακαυχα (Romans 11:18; cf. Winers Grammar, § 13, 2 b.; (Buttmann, 42 (37); Sophocles Lexicon, Introduction, p. 40f; Tdf. Proleg., p. 123f); Lob. ad Phryn., p. 360), imperative 2 person singular κατακαυχῶ (Romans 11:18); (κατά against (cf. κατά, III. 7)); properly, to glory against, to exult over, to boast oneself to the injury of(a person or a thing): τίνος, Romans 11:18; Tdf. in James 3:14; κατά τίνος, ibid. R G L Tr WH (Buttmann, 185 (160); Winer's Grammar, § 30, 9 b. (cf. 432 (402))); ἔλεος (equivalent to ἐλεῶν) κατακαυχᾶται κρίσεως, mercy boasts itself superior to judgment, i. e. full of glad confidence has no fear of judgment, James 2:13. (Zechariah 10:12; Jeremiah 27:10, 38 (), not found in secular authors.)

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

κατα -καυχάομαι , -ῶμαι ,

[in LXX: Zechariah 10:12 (H1980 hith.), Jeremiah 50:11 (H5937), Jeremiah 50:38 (H1984)*;]

1. to boast against, exult over: c. gen., Romans 11:18, James 2:13; seq. κατά , c. gen., James 3:14 (T, om. κατά ).

2. seq. ἐν , to glory in (Za., l.c., Je 27:38).†

Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament.
Copyright © 1922 by G. Abbott-Smith, D.D., D.C.L.. T & T Clarke, London.
List of Word Forms
κατακαυχασαι κατακαυχάσαι κατακαυχᾶσαι κατακαυχασθε κατακαυχάσθε κατακαυχᾶσθε κατακαυχαται κατακαυχάται κατακαυχᾶται κατακαυχω κατακαυχῶ κατεκαυχάσθε κατεκαυχώντο katakauchasai katakauchâsai katakauchasthe katakauchâsthe katakauchatai katakauchâtai katakaucho katakauchô katakauchō katakauchō̂
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