|Noah Webster's Dictionary|
1. (n.) An unduly high opinion of oneself.
2. (n.) Faculty of conceiving ideas; mental faculty; apprehension; as, a man of quick conceit.
3. (n.) Quickness of apprehension; active imagination; lively fancy.
4. (n.) A fanciful, odd, or extravagant notion; a quant fancy; an unnatural or affected conception; a witty thought or turn of expression; a fanciful device; a whim; a quip.
5. (n.) An overweening idea of one's self; vanity.
6. (n.) Design; pattern.
7. (v. t.) To conceive; to imagine.
8. (v. i.) To form an idea; to think.
Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia
kon-set': An idiomatic rendering of a phrase, phronimoi en heautois, in Romans 11:25; Romans 12:16; meaning literally, "wise with one's self," i.e. "in one's own opinion," or, as in parallel Old Testament passages (Proverbs 26:5, 12 the Revised Version, margin), "in his own eyes" (Hebrew `ayin).
Conceit (14 Occurrences)
Romans 12:16 Be of the same mind one toward another. Don't set your mind on high things, but associate with the humble. Don't be wise in your own conceits. (Root in WEB KJV WEY ASV WBS YLT RSV NIV)
Philippians 2:3 doing nothing through rivalry or through conceit, but in humility, each counting others better than himself; (WEB NAS RSV NIV)
1 Timothy 3:6 not a new convert, lest having been puffed up he may fall to a judgment of the devil; (See NAS RSV NIV)
1 Timothy 6:4 he is conceited, knowing nothing, but obsessed with arguments, disputes, and word battles, from which come envy, strife, reviling, evil suspicions, (Root in WEB NAS RSV NIV)
2 Timothy 3:4 traitors, headstrong, conceited, lovers of pleasure rather than lovers of God; (Root in WEB NAS RSV NIV)
Job 37:24 Therefore men revere him. He doesn't regard any who are wise of heart." (See RSV)
Psalms 73:7 Their eyes bulge with fat. Their minds pass the limits of conceit. (WEB NIV)
Proverbs 18:11 The rich man's wealth is his strong city, and as an high wall in his own conceit. (KJV JPS WBS)
Proverbs 26:5 Answer a fool according to his folly, lest he be wise in his own conceit. (KJV ASV WBS)
Proverbs 26:12 Seest thou a man wise in his own conceit? there is more hope of a fool than of him. (KJV ASV WBS)
Proverbs 26:16 The sluggard is wiser in his own conceit than seven men that can render a reason. (KJV ASV WBS)
Proverbs 28:11 The rich man is wise in his own conceit; but the poor that hath understanding searcheth him out. (KJV ASV WBS)
Isaiah 16:6 We have had word of the pride of Moab, how great it is; how he is lifted up in pride and passion: his high words about himself are false. (See NIV)
Jeremiah 48:29 We have heard of the pride of Moab, that he is very proud; his loftiness, and his pride, and his arrogance, and the haughtiness of his heart. (See NIV)