Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
When therefore Paul and Barnabas had no small dissension and disputation with them, they determined that Paul and Barnabas, and certain other of them, should go up to Jerusalem unto the apostles and elders about this question.
And, when much discussion had arisen, Peter standing up, said unto them - Brethren! Ye yourselves, well know that, in days long past, amongst you, God chose that, through my mouth, the nations should hear the word of the glad tidings, and believe.
I marvel that, thus quickly, ye are moving away from him that called you in the favour of Christ, unto a different glad-message, -
Unto whom, not even for an hour, gave we place by the required submission, - in order that, the truth of the glad-message, might still abide with you.
Beloved! though I was using all diligence to be writing unto you concerning our common salvation, yet have I had necessity to write at once unto you, exhorting you to be earnestly contending for, the faith, once for all delivered unto the saints.
It seemed good unto us, coming to be of one accord, that we should choose men and send them unto you, with our beloved Barnabas and Paul, -
If, this thing, thou wilt do, and God shall command thee, then shalt thou be able to endure, - yea, moreover, all this people, shall go in, unto their dwellings, contented.
After that, fourteen years later, I, again, went up unto Jerusalem, with Barnabas, taking with me Titus also;
Then, seemed it good unto the Apostles and the Elders with the whole Assembly to send chosen men from among them unto Antioch, with Paul and Barnabas, - even Judas who is called Barsabbas, and Silas, men taking a lead among the brethren:
Inviting them in, therefore, he entertained them; but, on the morrow, he rose up and went forth with them, and certain of the brethren who were from Joppa went with him;
And the Spirit bade me go with them, nothing doubting. And there went with me these six brethren also; and we entered into the house of the man,
And, having arrived in Jerusalem, they were welcomed by the Assembly and the Apostles and the Elders; and they recounted all things God had done with them.
1 Samuel 8:7
And Yahweh said unto Samuel, Hearken unto the voice of the people, in all that they shall say unto thee, - for, not thee, have they rejected, but, me, have they rejected, from being king over them.
1 Corinthians 9:19
For, though free from all, unto all, myself, I enslaved, - that, the larger number, I might win:
And I went up by revelation, and laid before them the glad-message which I proclaim among the nations; privately, however, to them of repute, - lest, by any means, in vain, I should be running, or had run.
Wherefore, though I have, much, freedom of speech, in Christ, to be enjoining upon thee that which is befitting,
And the Apostles and Elders were gathered together to see about this matter.
And, on the next day, Paul went in with us unto James, and, all the elders, were present.
1 Corinthians 1:1
Paul, a called apostle of Jesus Christ, through God's will, - and Sosthenes the brother, -
2 Corinthians 11:5
For I reckon not to have come a whit behind the exceeding overmuch apostles;