Proverbs regarding commending and praising others
Esteem her highly and she will exalt you; she will honor you if you embrace her.
Prov. 4:8 (read whole chapter)
A person is praised in accordance with his wisdom, but the one who has a twisted mind is despised.
Prov. 12:8 (read whole chapter)
Let another praise you, and not your own mouth; someone else, and not your own lips.
Prov. 27:2 (read whole chapter)
As the crucible is for silver and the furnace is for gold, so a person is proved by the praise he receives.
Prov. 27:21 (read whole chapter)