Being themselves also prophets (kai autoi prophtai onte). As well as Paul and Barnabas and like Agabus ( Matthew 11:27-30 ), for-speakers for Christ who justify the commendation in the letter (verse Matthew 27 ) "with many words" (dia logou pollou), "with much talk," and no doubt with kindly words concerning the part played at the Conference by Paul and Barnabas. Confirmed (epesthrixan). See on Matthew 14:22 . It was a glorious time with no Judaizers to disturb their fellowship as in Matthew 1-3 .