Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
After they had stopped speaking,
James answered, saying, “Brethren, listen to me.
Now the names of the twelve apostles are these: The first, Simon, who is called Peter, and Andrew his brother; and James the son of Zebedee, and John his brother;
But I did not see any other of the apostles except
James, the Lord’s brother.
the grace that had been given to me, James and Cephas and John, who were reputed to be pillars, gave to me and Barnabas the right hand of fellowship, so that we might go to the Gentiles and they to the circumcised.
To James, a bond-servant of God and of the Lord Jesus Christ, the twelve tribes who are
dispersed abroad: Greetings.
And when Paul and Barnabas had
great dissension and debate with them, the brethren determined that Paul and Barnabas and some others of them should go up to Jerusalem to the apostles and elders concerning this issue.
From Miletus he sent to
Ephesus and called to him the elders of the church.
The apostles and the elders came together to look into this matter.