Commitment • Deeper Life
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Commit [Heb. gālal, pāqaḏ, nāṯan, also śîm (Job 5:8), ʾāzaḇ (Ps. 10:14); Gk. paradídōmi, paratíthēmi, also dídōmi (Rev. 20:4)]; AV also DELIVER, TRUST (Ps. 22:8; “committed his cause”), REVEAL (Jer. 11:20, MT gālâ), OPEN (20:12, MT gālâ), SET BEFORE (Ezk. 27:24), COMMEND (Lk. 23:46;
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
COMMIT<ko-mit’>: Used in two senses:1. “To give in charge” or “entrust”: sim, “to put” (Job 5:8); galal, “to roll” (Psalm 37:5; Proverbs 16:3); paqadh, “to give, in charge” (Psalm 31:5 the King James Version; compare Luke 23:46); tithemi, “committed to us (the Revised Version,
The International Standard Bible Encyclopaedia, Volumes 1–5
COMMIT, kō̇-mitʹ: Used in two senses:(1) “To give in charge” or “entrust”: sīm, “to put” (Job 5:8); gālal, “to roll” (Ps 37:5; Prov 16:3); pāḳadh, “to give in charge” (Ps 31:5 AV; cf Lk 23:46); títhēmi, “committed to us [RVm “placed in us”] the word of reconciliation” (2 Cor 5:19); parathḗke,
Key passages
Ps 31:5

Into your hand I commit my spirit. You have redeemed me, O Yahweh, faithful God.

Lk 23:46

And Jesus, calling out with a loud voice, said, “Father, into your hands I entrust my spirit!” And after he said this, he expired.

Ro 6:17–18

But thanks be to God that you were slaves of sin, but you have obeyed from the heart the pattern of teaching to which you were entrusted, and having been set free from sin, you became enslaved to righteousness.