Wherefore (wste). Picking up the thread of consolation again (Bigg). Commit their souls (paratiqesqwsan ta psuca). Present (continuous) middle imperative third plural of paratiqhmi, old word, a banking figure, to deposit, as in 1 Timothy 1:18 ; 2 Timothy 2:2 , the word used by Jesus as he died ( Luke 23:46 ). In well-doing (en agaqopoiiai). Late and rare word, only here in N.T., from agaqopoiew ( 1 Peter 2:151 Peter 2:20 ).