191Sothenthose who were scatteredbecause of the apersecution that occurred in connection with Stephenmade their waybto 2Phoenicia and 3Cyprus and 4Antioch, speaking the word to nooneexcept to Jewsalone.
But there were some of them, men of 5Cyprus and 6Cyrene, whocame to 7Antioch and began speaking to the c8Greeksalso, d9preaching the LordJesus.
And 10the hand of the Lord was with them, and 11a largenumber who believedturned to the Lord.
The enewsabout them freached the ears of the church at Jerusalem, and they sent12Barnabasoffgto 13Antioch.
Then when he arrived and hwitnessed14the grace of God, he rejoiced and began to encourage them all with iresoluteheart to remain true to the Lord ;
for he was a goodman, and 15full of the HolySpirit and of faith. And 16considerablejnumbers were kbrought to the Lord.
And he left for 17Tarsus to look for Saul ;
and when he had found him, he brought him to 18Antioch. And for an entireyear they lmet with the church and taughtconsiderablemnumbers ; and 19the disciples were firstcalled20Christians in 21Antioch.
27Nownat thistime22some prophetscamedown from Jerusalem to 23Antioch.
28One of them named24Agabusstood up and began to indicateoby the Spirit that there wouldcertainly be a greatfamine25allover the pworld. qAnd thistookplace in the reign of 26Claudius.
And in the proportion that any of 27the discipleshadmeans, each of them determined to send a contribution for the rrelief of 28the brethrenliving in Judea.
3029And this they did, sending it sin charge of 30Barnabas and Saul to the 31elders.