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Old & New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary

Strong's #3166 - μεγαλαυχέω

Transliteration
megalauchéō
Phonetics
meg-al-ow-kheh'-o
Origin
from a compound of (G3173) and aucheo (to boast, akin to (G837) and (G2744))
Parts of Speech
Verb
TDNT
None
Definition
Thayer's
  1. to be grandiloquent
  2. to boast great things, to bear one's self loftily in speech or action
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 1361 ‑ גָּבַהּ (gaw‑bah');  6206 ‑ עָרַץ (aw‑rats');  
Frequency Lists  
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KJV (1)
James
1
HCS ( 0 )
HCS (1)
James
1
BSB (1)
James
1
ESV (1)
James
1
WEB (1)
James
1
Verse Results
Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

μεγᾰλ-αυχέω,

I boast, brag, A. Ag. 1528 (anap.), LXX Ezekiel 16:50, Ph. 1.284, AP 5.272 (Agath.); ἐπί τινι Plb. 12.13.10; ἐν ταῖς εὐπραγίαις Id. 8.21.11; διά τι D.S. 15.16: also in Med., Pl. Alc. 1.104c, R. 395d; ἐπί τινι App. BC 1.13.

II c.acc., boast of, μονομάχιον Id. Gall. 10.

Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

μεγαλ -αυχέω , - (= μεγάλα αὐχέω ),

[in LXX: Ezekiel 16:50 (H1361), al.;]

to boast great things: James 3:5 (Rec. for μεγάλα αὐχεῖ , WH).†

* αὐχέω , - ,

(< αὔχη , boasting),

to boast: c. acc (MM, s.v.), μεγάλα αὐχεῖ (Rec. μεγαλαυχεῖ , q.v.), James 3:5.†


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
αυχει αὐχεῖ εμεγαλαύχουν μεγαλαυχεί μεγαλαυχείν μεγαλαυχήσαι auchei aucheî
Old / New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary developed by Jeff Garrison for StudyLight.org. Copyright 1999-2023. All Rights Reserved, Jeff Garrison, Gdansk, Poland.
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