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Old / New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary

Entry for Strong's #2745 - καύχημα

Transliteration
kaúchēma
Phonetics
kow'-khay-mah  
Word Origin
from (2744)
Parts of Speech
Noun Neuter
TDNT
3:645,423
Word Definition [ Thayer | Strong | Mounce ]
Thayer's Definition
  1. that of which one glories or can glory, matter or ground of glorying
  2. a glorying or boasting
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 1346 ‑ גַּאֲוָה (gah‑av‑aw');  2305 ‑ חֶדְוָה (khed‑vaw');  8034 ‑ שֵׁם (shame);  8416 ‑ תְּהִלָּה (teh‑hil‑law');  8431 ‑ תּוֹחֶלֶת (to‑kheh'‑leth);  8597 ‑ תִּפְאֶרֶת (tif‑aw‑raw', tif‑eh'‑reth);  
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word | Parsing ]
Verse Results
KJV (11) NAS (12) HCS (10)
Romans 1
1 Corinthians 3
2 Corinthians 3
Galatians 1
Philippians 2
Hebrews 1
Romans 1
1 Corinthians 3
2 Corinthians 3
Galatians 1
Philippians 2
Hebrews 1
Romans 1
1 Corinthians 3
2 Corinthians 3
Galatians 1
Philippians 2
BYZ TIS TR
N-ASN 5
N-GSN 1
N-NSN 5
N-ASN 5
N-GSN 1
N-NSN 5
N-ASN 5
N-GSN 1
N-NSN 5
NA WH
N-ASN 5
N-GSN 1
N-NSN 5
N-ASN 5
N-GSN 1
N-NSN 6


Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

καύχ-ημα,

Dor. καύχ-ᾱμα, ατος, τό,

1. a boast, vaunt, Pi. I. 5(4).51.

2. subject of boasting, Lesb.Rh. 3.4 (pl.), Romans 4:2.

Thayer's Expanded Definition

καύχημα, καυχήματος, τό (καυχάομαι), very rare in secular authors; the Sept. for תְּהִלָּה, praise, and תִּפְאֶרֶת, ornament, beauty; several times in Sirach:

1. that of which one glories or can glory, matter or ground of glorying: Romans 4:2; 1 Corinthians 9:15; 2 Corinthians 1:14; Philippians 2:16; τό καύχημα ἔχειν εἰς ἑαυτόν μόνον, his glorying confined to himself (R. V. in regard of himself alone), Galatians 6:4; τό καύχημα τῆς ἐλπίδος, the matter for glorying which hope gives, i. e. the hope, of which we glory, Hebrews 3:6.

2. As γέννημα, δίωγμα, θέλημα. ἴαμα, κήρυγμα (2 Timothy 4:17), κλαῦμα, πλήρωμα, φρόνημα, etc., are used for γέννησις, δίωξις, θέλησις, κτλ. (cf. Ellicott on Philippians 4:6), so also (which H. A. W. Meyer persists in denying (as respects the New Testament (see his note on Romans 4:2); so Ellicott and Lightfoot on Galatians 6:4; Lünem. on Heb. as above)) is καύχημα used for καύχησις (Pindar Isthm. 5, 65 (cf. Meyer on Philippians 1:26 note; on the apparent use of nouns in μά in an active sense see Lightfoot on Colossians, p. 257f)), a glorying, boasting: 1 Corinthians 5:6; Philippians 1:26; ὑπέρ τίνος (see καυχάομαι, under the end), 2 Corinthians 5:12; 2 Corinthians 9:3.

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

καύχημα , -τος , τό

(< καυχάομαι ),

[in LXX chiefly for H8416, H8597;]

1. a boast (Pind.): 2 Corinthians 5:12; 2 Corinthians 9:3 (Thayer, s.v.; e. contra, 2, Ellic., Lft., on Galatians 6:4; Lft., Notes, 204, 277).

2. ground or matter of glorying: Romans 4:2, 1 Corinthians 5:6; 1 Corinthians 9:15-16, 2 Corinthians 1:14, Galatians 6:4, Philippians 1:26; Philippians 2:16, Hebrews 3:6 (cf. καύχησις ).†


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
καυχημα καύχημα καύχημά καυχηματος καυχήματος kauchema kauchēma kaúchema kaúchemá kaúchēma kaúchēmá kauchematos kauchēmatos kauchḗmatos
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