20 occurrences in 12 translations

'Commend' in the Bible

Into thy hand I commend my spirit: Thou hast redeemed me, O Jehovah, thou God of truth.

But if our unrighteousness commend the righteousness of God, what shall we say? Is God unrighteous who taketh vengeance? (I speak as a man)

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.

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?

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.

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.

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Root Form
Definition
Usage
הלל 
Halal 
Usage: 165

שׁבח 
Shabach 
praise , still , keep it in , glory , triumph , commend
Usage: 11

ἐπαινέω 
Epaineo 
Usage: 5

παρατίθημι 
Paratithemi 
Usage: 15

συνιστάω συνιστάνω συνίστημι 
sunistao 
Usage: 16

συστατικός 
Sustatikos 
Usage: 2

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