Verses with the word commended in the New Testament (3 verses):
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.
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.
2 Corinthians 12:11
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.