that no flesh should boast before God.
that, according as it is written, "He who boasts, let him boast in the Lord."
Therefore let no one boast in men. For all things are yours,
For who makes you different? And what do you have that you didn't receive? But if you did receive it, why do you boast as if you had not received it?
Your boasting is not good. Don't you know that a little yeast leavens the whole lump?
But I have used none of these things, and I don't write these things that it may be done so in my case; for I would rather die, than that anyone should make my boasting void.
For if I preach the Good News, I have nothing to boast about; for necessity is laid on me; but woe is to me, if I don't preach the Good News.
I affirm, by the boasting in you which I have in Christ Jesus our Lord, I die daily.
You say to yourself that you have struck Edom; and your heart lifts you up to boast. Now stay at home. Why should you meddle with trouble, that you should fall, even you, and Judah with you?'"
For our boasting is this: the testimony of our conscience, that in holiness and sincerity of God, not in fleshly wisdom but in the grace of God we behaved ourselves in the world, and more abundantly toward you.
as also you acknowledged us in part, that we are your boasting, even as you also are ours, in the day of our Lord Jesus.
For we are not commending ourselves to you again, but speak as giving you occasion of boasting on our behalf, that you may have something to answer those who boast in appearance, and not in heart.
Great is my boldness of speech toward you. Great is my boasting on your behalf. I am filled with comfort. I overflow with joy in all our affliction.
For if in anything I have boasted to him on your behalf, I was not disappointed. But as we spoke all things to you in truth, so our glorying also which I made before Titus was found to be truth.
Therefore show the proof of your love to them in front of the assemblies, and of our boasting on your behalf.
for I know your readiness, of which I boast on your behalf to them of Macedonia, that Achaia has been prepared for a year past. Your zeal has stirred up very many of them.
But I have sent the brothers that our boasting on your behalf may not be in vain in this respect, that, just as I said, you may be prepared,
so that I won't by any means, if there come with me any of Macedonia and find you unprepared, we (to say nothing of you) should be disappointed in this confident boasting.
For though I should boast somewhat abundantly concerning our authority, (which the Lord gave for building you up, and not for casting you down) I will not be disappointed,
But we will not boast beyond proper limits, but within the boundaries with which God appointed to us, which reach even to you.
not boasting beyond proper limits in other men's labors, but having hope that as your faith grows, we will be abundantly enlarged by you in our sphere of influence,
so as to preach the Good News even to the parts beyond you, not to boast in what someone else has already done.
But "he who boasts, let him boast in the Lord."
As the truth of Christ is in me, no one will stop me from this boasting in the regions of Achaia.
But what I do, that I will do, that I may cut off occasion from them that desire an occasion, that in which they boast, they may be found even as we.
I say again, let no one think me foolish. But if so, yet receive me as foolish, that I also may boast a little.
That which I speak, I don't speak according to the Lord, but as in foolishness, in this confidence of boasting.
Seeing that many boast after the flesh, I will also boast.
If I must boast, I will boast of the things that concern my weakness.
It is doubtless not profitable for me to boast. For I will come to visions and revelations of the Lord.
On behalf of such a one I will boast, but on my own behalf I will not boast, except in my weaknesses.
For if I would desire to boast, I will not be foolish; for I will speak the truth. But I refrain, so that no man may think more of me than that which he sees in me, or hears from me.
I have become foolish in boasting. You compelled me, for I ought to have been commended by you, for in nothing was I inferior to the very best apostles, though I am nothing.
so that we ourselves boast about you in the assemblies of God for your patience and faith in all your persecutions and in the afflictions which you endure.
For men will be lovers of self, lovers of money, boastful, arrogant, blasphemers, disobedient to parents, unthankful, unholy,
not of works, that no one would boast.
For even they who receive circumcision don't keep the law themselves, but they desire to have you circumcised, that they may boast in your flesh.
But far be it from me to boast, except in the cross of our Lord Jesus Christ, through which the world has been crucified to me, and I to the world.
We have heard of the pride of Moab, that he is very proud; even of his arrogance, his pride, and his wrath. His boastings are nothing.
But you shall be named the priests of the LORD; men will call you the ministers of our God: you will eat the wealth of the nations, and you will boast in their glory.
So the tongue is also a little member, and boasts great things. See how a small fire can spread to a large forest!
But if you have bitter jealousy and selfish ambition in your heart, don't boast and don't lie against the truth.
But now you glory in your boasting. All such boasting is evil.
Behold, I am against those who prophesy lying dreams, says the LORD, and do tell them, and cause my people to err by their lies, and by their vain boasting: yet I didn't send them, nor commanded them; neither do they profit this people at all, says the LORD.
I know his wrath, says the LORD, that it is nothing; his boastings have worked nothing.
A sword is on the boasters, and they shall become fools; a sword is on her mighty men, and they shall be dismayed.
Should your boastings make men hold their peace? When you mock, shall no man make you ashamed?
holding up the word of life; that I may have something to boast in the day of Christ, that I didn't run in vain nor labor in vain.
"It's no good, it's no good," says the buyer; but when he is gone his way, then he boasts.
As clouds and wind without rain, so is he who boasts of gifts deceptively.
Don't boast about tomorrow; for you don't know what a day may bring forth.
For the wicked boasts of his heart's cravings. He blesses the greedy, and condemns the LORD.
May the LORD cut off all flattering lips, and the tongue that boasts,
My soul shall boast in the LORD. The humble shall hear of it, and be glad.
In God we have made our boast all day long, we will give thanks to your name forever. Selah.
Those who trust in their wealth, and boast in the multitude of their riches--
Why do you boast of mischief, mighty man? God's loving kindness endures continually.
I said to the arrogant, "Don't boast!" I said to the wicked, "Don't lift up the horn.
They pour out arrogant words. All the evildoers boast.
Let all them be shamed who serve engraved images, who boast in their idols. Worship him, all you gods!
backbiters, hateful to God, insolent, haughty, boastful, inventors of evil things, disobedient to parents,
Where then is the boasting? It is excluded. By what kind of law? Of works? No, but by a law of faith.
For if Abraham was justified by works, he has something to boast about, but not toward God.
don't boast over the branches. But if you boast, it is not you who support the root, but the root supports you.
I have therefore my boasting in Christ Jesus in things pertaining to God.
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