‘boast’….. mentioned in the Holy Bible (KJV)

BoastI say again, Let no man think me a fool;
if otherwise, yet as a fool receive me,
that I may boast myself a little. – 2 Corinthians 11:16

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I am no preacher, but, am a prime sinner and living in this world in HIS mercy. For a sinner like me too, when I read “The Holy Bible” KJV,  the following verses were given in the context of “boast”.

1 Kings 20:11 And the king of Israel answered and said, Tell him,
Let not him that girdeth
on his harness boast himself
as he that putteth it off.

2 Chronicles 25:19 Thou sayest, Lo,
thou hast smitten the Edomites;
and thine heart lifteth thee up to boast:
abide now at home;
why shouldest thou meddle to thine hurt,
that thou shouldest fall, even thou,
and Judah with thee?

Psalms 10:3 For the wicked boasteth of his heart’s desire,
and blesseth the covetous,
whom the LORD abhorreth.

Psalms 34:2 My soul shall make her boast in the LORD:
the humble shall hear thereof,
and be glad.

Psalms 44:8 In God we boast all the day long,
and praise thy name for ever. Selah.

Psalms 49:6 They that trust in their wealth,
and boast themselves in the multitude of their riches;

Psalms 52:1 Why boastest thou thyself in mischief, O mighty man?
the goodness of God endureth continually.

Psalms 94:4 How long shall they utter and speak hard things?
and all the workers of iniquity boast themselves?

Psalms 97:7 Confounded be all they that serve graven images,
that boast themselves of idols:
worship him, all ye gods.

Proverbs 20:14 It is naught, it is naught, saith the buyer:
but when he is gone his way,
then he boasteth.

Proverbs 25:14 Whoso boasteth himself of a false gift
is like clouds and wind without rain.

Proverbs 27:1 Boast not thyself of to morrow;
for thou knowest not what a day may bring forth.

Isaiah 10:15 Shall the axe boast itself against him
that heweth therewith?
or shall the saw magnify itself
against him that shaketh it?
as if the rod should shake itself
against them that lift it up,
or as if the staff should lift up itself,
as if it were no wood.

Isaiah 61:6 But ye shall be named the Priests of the LORD:
men shall call you the Ministers of our God:
ye shall eat the riches of the Gentiles,
and in their glory shall ye boast yourselves.

Ezekiel 35:13 Thus with your mouth
ye have boasted against me,

and have multiplied your words against me:
I have heard them.

Acts 5:36 For before these days rose up Theudas,
boasting himself to be somebody;
to whom a number of men, about four hundred,
joined themselves:
who was slain;
and all, as many as obeyed him,
were scattered, and brought to nought.

Romans 1:28  And even as they did not like
to retain God in  their knowledge,
God gave them over to a reprobate mind,
to do those things which are not convenient;

29. Being filled with all unrighteousness,
full of envy,

Romans 1:30 Backbiters,
haters of God,
inventors of evil things,
disobedient to parents,

31. Without understanding,
without natural affection,
32. Who knowing the judgment of God,
that they which commit such things are worthy of death,
not only do the same,
but have pleasure in them that do them.

Romans 2:17 Behold, thou art called a Jew,
and restest in the law,
and makest thy boast of God,

Romans 2:23 Thou that makest thy boast of the law,
through breaking the law
dishonourest thou God?

Romans 3:27 Where is boasting then?
It is excluded.
By what law? of works? Nay:
but by the law of faith.

Romans 11:18 Boast not against the branches.
But if thou boast,
thou bearest not the root,
but the root thee.

2 Corinthians 7:14 For if I have boasted any thing to him of you,
I am not ashamed;
but as we spake all things to you in truth,
even so our boasting,
which I made before Titus, is found a truth.

2 Corinthians 8:24 Wherefore shew ye to them,
and before the churches, the proof of your love,
and of our boasting on your behalf.

2 Corinthians 9:2 For I know the forwardness of your mind,
for which I boast of you to them of Macedonia,
that Achaia was ready a year ago;
and your zeal hath provoked very many.

2 Corinthians 9:3 Yet have I sent the brethren,
lest our boasting of you
should be in vain in this behalf;
that, as I said, ye may be ready:

2 Corinthians 9:4 Lest haply if they of Macedonia come with me,
and find you unprepared,
we (that we say not, ye) should be ashamed
in this same confident boasting.

2 Corinthians 10:8 For though I should boast
somewhat more of our authority,
which the Lord hath given us for edification,
and not for your destruction,
I should not be ashamed:

2 Corinthians 10:13 But we will not boast of things
without our measure,
but according to the measure of the rule
which God hath distributed to us,
a measure to reach even unto you.

2 Corinthians 10:15 Not boasting of things
without our measure,
that is, of other men’s labours;
but having hope,
when your faith is increased,
that we shall be enlarged by you
according to our rule abundantly,

2 Corinthians 10:16 To preach the gospel
in the regions beyond you,
and not to boast in another man’s
line of things made ready to our hand.

2 Corinthians 11:10 As the truth of Christ is in me,
no man shall stop me of this boasting
in the regions of Achaia.

2 Corinthians 11:16 I say again, Let no man think me a fool;
if otherwise, yet as a fool receive me,
that I may boast myself a little.

2 Corinthians 11:17 That which I speak,
I speak it not after the Lord,
but as it were foolishly,
in this confidence of boasting.

Ephesians 2:9 Not of works,
lest any man should boast.

2 Timothy 3:2 For men shall be lovers of their own selves,
disobedient to parents,

3. Without natural affection,
false accusers,
despisers of those that are good,
4. Traitors,
lovers of pleasures more than lovers of God;
5. Having a form of godliness,
but denying the power thereof:
from such turn away.

James 3:5 Even so the tongue is a little member,
and boasteth great things. Behold,
how great a matter a little fire kindleth!

James 4:16 But now ye rejoice in your boastings:
all such rejoicing is evil.

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About David Mathi Raj
I am engaged in the computer field since 1977, particularly in Documentation, Desktop Publishing & Training field since 1986. The design work provides me creative satisfaction and motivates me to look for more challenging activities. I have a taste for Technical Writing. Presently, I am a Freelancer. My SME (Subject-Matter Expert) is "The Holy Bible (KJV)" and publishing the "Subject" from the Holy Bible only. I use CorelDraw X5 & X6 to create my flyers. I emphasize, that, I am no preacher, I am nothing special, but, an average man. Personally, I am from the bottom of the society, Tamil speaking 'Adhi-Dravida' community in Tamil Nadu, India. Father was Head-master of a municipal Higher Secondary School, passed at the age of 50 (05/05/1922 – 03/07/1972). Mother was a Teacher in a Municipal Higher Secondary School, passed after her retirement (08/04/1927 – 17/12/1993). Now I am living in New Delhi, India.

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