And 1the hand of the Lord was with them, and 2a largenumber who believedturned to the Lord.
The anewsabout them breached the ears of the church at Jerusalem, and they sent3Barnabasoffcto 4Antioch.
Then when he arrived and dwitnessed5the grace of God, he rejoiced and began to encourage them all with eresoluteheart to remain true to the Lord;
for he was a goodman, and 6full of the HolySpirit and of faith. And 7considerablefnumbers were gbrought to the Lord.
And he left for 8Tarsus to look for Saul;
and when he had found him, he brought him to 9Antioch. And for an entireyear they hmet with the church and taughtconsiderableinumbers; and 10the disciples were firstcalled11Christians in 12Antioch.
27Nowjat thistime13some prophetscamedown from Jerusalem to 14Antioch.
28One of them named15Agabusstood up and began to indicatekby the Spirit that there wouldcertainly be a greatfamine16allover the lworld. mAnd thistookplace in the reign of 17Claudius.
And in the proportion that any of 18the discipleshadmeans, each of them determined to send a contribution for the nrelief of 19the brethrenliving in Judea.
3020And this they did, sending it oin charge of 21Barnabas and Saul to the 22elders.