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King James Dictionary [1]

BOAST, Gr. to inflate L. fastus.

1. To brag,or vaunt one's self to make an ostentatious display, in speech, of one's own worth, property, or actions. 2. To glory to speak with laudable pride and ostentation of meritorious persons or things.

I boast of you to them of Macedonia. St. Paul. 2. Cor 9

Usually, it is followed by of sometimes by in.

3. To exalt one's self.

With your mouth you have boasted against me. Ezek.

BOAST, To display in ostentatious language to speak of with pride, vanity or exultation, with a view to self-commendation.

Lest men should boast their specious deeds.

1. Magnify or exalt.

They boast themselves in the multitude of their riches.  Psalms 49

2. To exult in confident expectation.

Boast not thyself of tomorrow.  Proverbs 27

BOAST, n. Expression of ostentation, pride or vanity a vaunting.

Thou makest thy boast of the law. Rom.2

1. The cause of boasting occasion of pride, vanity, or laudable exultation.

Trial by peers is the boast of the British nation.

Webster's Dictionary [2]

(1): (v. t.) To display in ostentatious language; to speak of with pride, vanity, or exultation, with a view to self-commendation; to extol.

(2): (v. i.) To speak in exulting language of another; to glory; to exult.

(3): (v. i.) To vaunt one's self; to brag; to say or tell things which are intended to give others a high opinion of one's self or of things belonging to one's self; as, to boast of one's exploits courage, descent, wealth.

(4): (v. t.) To display vaingloriously.

(5): (v. t.) To dress, as a stone, with a broad chisel.

(6): (v. t.) To shape roughly as a preparation for the finer work to follow; to cut to the general form required.

(7): (n.) Act of boasting; vaunting or bragging.

(8): (n.) The cause of boasting; occasion of pride or exultation, - sometimes of laudable pride or exultation.

(9): (v. t.) To possess or have; as, to boast a name.

Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological and Ecclesiastical Literature [3]

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia [4]

bōst הלל hālal καυχάομαι kaucháomai  Psalm 44:8 Psalm 10:3 2 Corinthians 7:14 Ephesians 2:9 Romans 2:17 Romans 2:23ἀλαζών alazō̇n  Romans 1:30 2 Timothy 3:2