Acclamation • Backslapping • Commendation • Congratulate • Recommendation • Thankworthy
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Commend [Heb. hálal (Prov. 12:8), šāḇaḥ (Eccl. 8:15); Gk. epainéō, épainos, synístēmi, synistánō, parístēmi (1 Cor. 8:8), paratíthēmi (Acts 20:32), paradídōmi (14:26; 15:40)]; AV also PRAISE, APPROVE, RECOMMEND; NEB also APPLAUD (Lk. 16:8), PRAISE, “bring (us) into (God’s) presence” (1
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
THANKWORTHY. The Gr. charis, “grace” “worthy of thanks, or gratitude,” “thankworthy” (1 Pet 2:19) is translated “approved” by RSV. Berkeley chooses the literal translation “grace,” considering that to endure grief wrongfully takes grace.
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Commend. †To praise or to present as worthy of confidence. Aware that some Corinthians had challenged his apostolic authority, Paul asks rhetorically whether he is commending himself again (2 Cor. 3:1; Gk. synístēmi “stand with”). He answers with an emphatic “no,” for the local church is the apostle’s
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
COMMEND<ko-mend’>:1. For [παρατίθημι, paratithemi] (Luke 23:46), translating the Hebrew paqadh (Psalm 31:5), in the dying words of Jesus: “Into thy hands I commend my Spirit.” the King James Version in Psalms has the more general word “commit.” The use of the Greek word in the sense of “deposit
The Lutheran Cyclopedia
Commendation of the Dying
Commendation of the Dying. A form of prayer to be used at the bedside of the dying, in the nature of the case, cannot be strictly adhered to. But a form is useful, as a guide to a pastor and to other Christians. Loehe, while owning that our old Church Orders offer less material for this office, refers
The International Standard Bible Encyclopaedia, Volumes 1–5
COMMEND, kō̇-mendʹ:(1) For παρατίθημι, paratíthēmi (Lk 23:46), translating the Heb pāḳadh (Ps 31:5), in the dying words of Jesus: “Into thy hands I commend my spirit.” AV in Ps has the more general word “commit.” The use of the Gr word in the sense of “deposit what belongs to one into the hands