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  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of commend.

Etymologies

commend + -eth (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • In English Version Paul admits that "meat neither presents [so the Greek for 'commendeth'] us as commended nor as disapproved before God": it does not affect our standing before God (Ro 14: 6).

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  • John 14: 6, For all have sinned and fallen short of the glory of God Romans 3: 23 But God commendeth his love toward us, in that while we were yet sinners Christ died for us.

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  • She hath charged the said reverend brothers so to deal with the young woman as may give her a sense of the sin of incontinence, and she commendeth thee to confession and penitence. —

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  • “Meat commendeth us not to God: for neither if we eat are we the better; neither if we eat not, are we the worse.”

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  • Pliny, when he commendeth bricks and tiles of two years old, and to make them in the spring.

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  • For not he that commendeth himself is approved, but whom the Lord commendeth.

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  • “But God commendeth His love towards us in that, while we were yet sinners, Christ died for us.”

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  • The second respect, which valueth and commendeth this part of metaphysic, is that it doth enfranchise the power of man unto the greatest liberty and possibility of works and effects.

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  • But God commendeth his love toward us, in that, while we were yet sinners, Christ died for us.

    Romans 5.

  • But meat commendeth us not to God: for neither, if we eat, are we the better; neither, if we eat not, are we the worse.

    1 Corinthians 8.

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