22Then pleased it the apostlesandelders,with the wholechurch, to sendchosenmenof their own companytoAntiochwithPaulandBarnabas; namely, JudassurnamedBarsabas,andSilas,chiefmenamong the brethren:23
And they wrote letters bythemafter this manner; The apostlesandeldersandbrethren send greeting unto the brethrenwhich are of the GentilesinAntiochandSyriaandCilicia:24
Forasmuch as we have heard , thatcertain which went outfromus have troubledyou with words,subvertingyoursouls,saying , Ye must be circumcised , andkeep the law: to whom we gaveno such commandment :
It seemed good unto us, being assembled with one accord, to sendchosenmenuntoyouwithourbelovedBarnabasandPaul,26Men that have hazardedtheirlivesfor the name of ourLordJesusChrist.27
We have sentthereforeJudasandSilas,whoshallalsotell you the same thingsbymouth.a28For it seemed good to the HolyGhost,and to us, to lay uponyounogreaterburdenthanthese necessary things;29
That ye abstain from meats offered to idols,and from blood,and from things strangled,and from fornication:fromwhich if ye keepyourselves, ye shall dowell. Fare ye well .