2620. katakauchaomai
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katakauchaomai: to exult over
Original Word: κατακαυχάομαι
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: katakauchaomai
Phonetic Spelling: (kat-ak-ow-khah'-om-ahee)
Short Definition: I boast against
Definition: I boast against, exult over.

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2620 katakauxáomai (from 2596 /katá, "according to, down to a point" intensifying 2744 /kauxáomai, "boast, speak loudly") – properly, boast down, over-exalting one thing at the expense of another which results in wrong conclusions – i.e. that unjustifiably downgrade by boasting with a sense of false superiority (Ro 11:18; Js 3:14).

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from kata and kauchaomai
to exult over
NASB Translation
arrogant (2), arrogant toward (1), triumphs over (1).

STRONGS NT 2620: κατακαυχάομαι

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.)

to exult over, triumph over

From kata and kauchaomai; to exult against (i.e. Over) -- boast (against), glory, rejoice against.

see GREEK kata

see GREEK kauchaomai

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