Then, being sent off, they went down to Antioch, and after gathering the assembly, they delivered the letter.
When they read it, they rejoiced because of its encouragement.
Both Judas and Silas, who were also prophets themselves, encouraged the brothers and strengthened them with a long message.
After spending some time there, they were sent back in peace by the brothers to those who had sent them.ab35
But Paul and Barnabas, along with many others, remained in Antioch teaching and proclaiming the message of the Lord.