|Noah Webster's Dictionary|
1. (v. i.) To talk about one's self, or things pertaining to one's self, in a manner intended to excite admiration, envy, or wonder; to talk boastfully; to boast; -- often followed by of; as, to brag of one's exploits, courage, or money, or of the great things one intends to do.
2. (v. t.) To boast of.
3. (n.) A boast or boasting; bragging; ostentatious pretense or self glorification.
4. (n.) The thing which is boasted of.
5. (n.) A game at cards similar to bluff.
6. (v. i.) Brisk; full of spirits; boasting; pretentious; conceited.
7. (adv.) Proudly; boastfully.
Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia
(megalaucheo, "proud brags"): Occurs only in the Apocrypha (2 Maccabees 15:32), not being sufficiently dignified to be given a place in the canonical Scriptures by the King James translators (compare Judith 16:5).
Brag (6 Occurrences)
Romans 2:17 Indeed you bear the name of a Jew, and rest on the law, and glory in God, (See NIV)
1 Corinthians 13:4 Love is patient and is kind; love doesn't envy. Love doesn't brag, is not proud, (WEB NAS)
James 4:16 But now you glory in your boasting. All such boasting is evil. (See NIV)
1 Kings 20:11 The king of Israel answered, "Tell him,'Don't let him who puts on his armor brag like he who takes it off." (WEB)
Isaiah 10:15 Should an axe brag against him who chops with it? Should a saw exalt itself above him who saws with it? As if a rod should lift those who lift it up, or as if a staff should lift up someone who is not wood. (WEB)
Amos 4:5 offer a sacrifice of thanksgiving of that which is leavened, and proclaim free will offerings and brag about them: for this pleases you, you children of Israel," says the Lord Yahweh. (WEB NIV)