Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Then pleased it the apostles and elders, with the whole church, to send chosen men of their own company to Antioch with Paul and Barnabas; namely, Judas surnamed Barsabas, and Silas, chief men among the brethren:
sent this letter by them,
“ The apostles and the brethren who are elders, to
the brethren in Antioch and Syria and Cilicia who are from the Gentiles, greetings.
But we will
devote ourselves to prayer and to the ministry of the word.”
2 Samuel 3:36
Now all the people took note of it, and it
pleased them, just as everything the king did pleased all the people.
2 Chronicles 30:4
Thus the thing was right in the sight of the king and
all the assembly.
So they put forward two men, Joseph called Barsabbas (who was also called Justus), and