He was a good man, full of the Holy Spirit1 and faith, and a great number of people were brought to the Lord.225
Then Barnabas went to Tarsus3 to look for Saul,
and when he found him, he brought him to Antioch. So for a whole year Barnabas and Saul met with the church and taught great numbers of people. The disciples4 were called Christians first5 at Antioch.
During this time some prophets6 came down from Jerusalem to Antioch.
One of them, named Agabus,7 stood up and through the Spirit predicted that a severe famine would spread over the entire Roman world.8 (This happened during the reign of Claudius.)929
The disciples,10 each according to his ability, decided to provide help11 for the brothers12 living in Judea.
This they did, sending their gift to the elders13 by Barnabas14 and Saul.15