Song of Solomon 6:9
But my dove, my undefiled and perfect one, stands alone [above them all]; she is the only one of her mother, she is the choice one of her who bore her. The daughters saw her and called her blessed and happy, yes, the queens and the concubines, and they praised her.
And the king said, What honor or distinction has been given Mordecai for this? Then the king's servants who ministered to him said, Nothing has been done for him.
So Haman came in. And the king said to him, What shall be done to the man whom the king delights to honor? Now Haman said to himself, To whom would the king delight to do honor more than to me?
And Haman said to the king, For the man whom the king delights to honor,
At that time I will bring you in; yes, at that time I will gather you, for I will make you a name and a praise among all the nations of the earth when I reverse your captivity before your eyes, says the Lord.
2 Corinthians 12:11
Now I have been [speaking like] a fool! But you forced me to it, for I ought to have been [ saved the necessity and] commended by you. For I have not fallen short one bit or proved myself at all inferior to those superlative [false] apostles [of yours], even if I am nothing (a nobody).
The princes of Pharaoh also saw her and commended her to Pharaoh, and she was taken into Pharaoh's house [harem].
2 Samuel 1:2
When on the third day a man came from Saul's camp with his clothes torn and dust on his head. When he came to David, he fell to the ground and did obeisance.
2 Samuel 23:19
Was he not most renowned of the Three? So he was their captain; however, he did not attain to the Three.
2 Samuel 23:23
He was more renowned than the Thirty, but he attained not to the [first] Three. David set him over his guard or council.
2 Samuel 23:22
These things Benaiah son of Jehoiada did, and won a name beside the three mighty men.
1 Samuel 2:29
Why then do you kick [trample upon, treat with contempt] My sacrifice and My offering which I commanded, and honor your sons above Me by fattening yourselves upon the choicest part of every offering of My people Israel?
And [his] master praised the dishonest (unjust) manager for acting shrewdly and prudently; for the sons of this age are shrewder and more prudent and wiser in [ relation to] their own generation [to their own age and kind] than are the sons of light.
Now I introduce and commend to you our sister Phoebe, a deaconess of the church at Cenchreae,
And He Himself conducted [ a course of] teaching in their synagogues, being recognized and honored and praised by all.
And all spoke well of Him and marveled at the words of grace that came forth from His mouth; and they said, Is not this Joseph's Son?
1 Corinthians 11:2
I appreciate and commend you because you always remember me in everything and keep firm possession of the traditions (the substance of my instructions), just as I have [verbally] passed them on to you.
1 Corinthians 16:3
And when I arrive, I will send on those whom you approve and authorize with credentials to carry your gift [of charity] to Jerusalem.
1 Timothy 3:10
And let them also be tried and investigated and proved first; then, if they turn out to be above reproach, let them serve [as deacons].
Also they spoke of [Tobiah's] good deeds before me and told him what I said. And Tobiah sent letters to frighten me.
2 Corinthians 3:1
Are we starting to commend ourselves again? Or we do not, like some [false teachers], need written credentials or letters of recommendation to you or from you, [do we]?
1 Corinthians 11:17
But in what I instruct [you] next I do not commend [you], because when you meet together, it is not for the better but for the worse.
And all the king's servants who were at the king's gate bowed down and did reverence to Haman, for the king had so commanded concerning him. But Mordecai did not bow down or do him reverence.
And when Haman saw that Mordecai did not bow down or do him reverence, he was very angry.