'Commended' in the Bible
The princes also of Pharaoh saw her, and commended her before Pharaoh: and the woman was taken into Pharaoh's house.
"When [the] ear heard and commended me, and [the] eye saw and testified in support of me
A man shall be commended according to his wisdom: but he that is of a perverse heart shall be despised.
So I commended the dead who had already died as being happier than the living who are still alive.
Then I commended mirth, because a man hath no better thing under the sun, than to eat, and to drink, and to be merry: for that shall abide with him of his labour the days of his life, which God giveth him under the sun.
And the lord commended the unjust steward, because he had done wisely: for the children of this world are in their generation wiser than the children of light.
You men of Israel, listen to what I have to say: Jesus of Nazareth, a Man accredited and pointed out and shown forth and commended and attested to you by God by the mighty works and [the power of performing] wonders and signs which God worked through Him [right] in your midst, as you yourselves know -- "
And when they had ordained them elders in every church, and had prayed with fasting, they commended them to the Lord, on whom they believed.
From there they sailed to Antioch, from which they had been commended to the grace of God for the work that they had accomplished.
Then Paul chose Silas and departed, after being commended to the grace of the Lord by the brothers.
First, I thank my God through Jesus Christ for all of you, because [the report of] your faith is made known to all the world and is commended everywhere.
But as God's servants, we have commended ourselves in every way, with great endurance, in persecutions, in difficulties, in distresses,
For consider how much diligence this very thing—this grieving as God wills—has produced in you: what a desire to clear yourselves, what indignation, what fear, what deep longing, what zeal, what justice! In every way you showed yourselves to be pure in this matter.
I am become a fool in glorying; ye have compelled me: for I ought to have been commended of you: for in nothing am I behind the very chiefest apostles, though I be nothing.
By faith Abel offered God a greater sacrifice than Cain, and through his faith he was commended as righteous, because God commended him for his offerings. And through his faith he still speaks, though he is dead.
By faith Enoch was taken up so that he did not see death, and he was not to be found because God took him up. For before his removal he had been commended as having pleased God.
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