'Commend' in the Bible
Into thy hand I commend my spirit: Thou hast redeemed me, O Jehovah, thou God of truth.
One generation will commend your works to another, and will declare your mighty acts.
And when Jesus had cried with a loud voice, he said, Father, into thy hands I commend my spirit: and having said thus, he gave up the ghost.
And now, brethren, I commend you to God, and to the word of his grace, which is able to build you up, and to give you an inheritance among all them which are sanctified.
But if our unrighteousness commend the righteousness of God, what shall we say? Is God unrighteous who taketh vengeance? (I speak as a man)
and God doth commend His own love to us, that, in our being still sinners, Christ did die for us;
For judges and magistrates are to be feared not by right-doers but by wrong-doers. You desire--do you not? --to have no reason to fear your ruler. Well, do the thing that is right, and then he will commend you.
and whoever in this way devotedly serves Christ, God takes pleasure in him, and men highly commend him.
I commend unto you Phebe our sister, which is a servant of the church which is at Cenchrea:
But victuals do not commend us to God, for neither if we may eat are we in advance; nor if we may not eat, are we behind;
I praise and appreciate you because you remember me in everything and you firmly hold to the traditions [the substance of my instructions], just as I have passed them on to you.
But in giving this next instruction, I do not praise you, because when you meet together it is not for the better but for the worse.
What! Do you not have houses in which to eat and drink? Or do you show contempt for the church of God and humiliate those [impoverished believers] who have nothing? What will I say to you? Shall I praise you for this? In this I will not praise you!
Do we begin again to commend ourselves? or need we, as some others, epistles of commendation to you, or letters of commendation from you?
Instead, we have renounced shameful secret things, not walking in deceit or distorting God’s message, but commending ourselves to every person’s conscience in God’s sight by an open display of the truth.
For we commend not ourselves again unto you, but give you occasion to glory on our behalf, that ye may have somewhat to answer them which glory in appearance, and not in heart.
But as God’s ministers, we commend ourselves in everything:by great endurance, by afflictions,by hardship, by difficulties,
For we dare not make ourselves of the number, or compare ourselves with some that commend themselves: but they measuring themselves by themselves, and comparing themselves among themselves, are not wise.
for not he who is commending himself is approved, but he whom the Lord doth commend.
Earnestly seek to commend yourself to God as a servant who, because of his straightforward dealing with the word of truth, has no reason to feel any shame.
- Commendable (8 instances in 8 translations)
- Commendably (3 instances in 3 translations)
- Commendation (6 instances in 6 translations)
- Commendatory (1 instance in 1 translation)
- Commended (17 instances in 12 translations)
- Commendeth (4 instances in 2 translations)
- Commending (5 instances in 10 translations)
- Commends (4 instances in 9 translations)
- Recommend (6 instances in 5 translations)
- Recommendation (2 instances in 7 translations)
- Recommended (8 instances in 6 translations)
- Recommending (3 instances in 2 translations)
- Self-commendation (1 instance in 1 translation)
- Self-recommendation (1 instance in 1 translation)