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Acts 15:30-40 RSV/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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30 So when they were sent off, they went down to Antioch; and having gathered the congregation together, they delivered the letter. 30 The men were sent off and went down to Antioch, where they gathered the church together and delivered the letter.
31 And when they read it, they rejoiced at the exhortation. 31 The people read it and were glad for its encouraging message.
32 And Judas and Silas, who were themselves prophets, exhorted the brethren with many words and strengthened them. 32 Judas and Silas, who themselves were prophets, said much to encourage and strengthen the brothers.
33 And after they had spent some time, they were sent off in peace by the brethren to those who had sent them. 33 After spending some time there, they were sent off by the brothers with the blessing of peace to return to those who had sent them.
34 * [No text] 34 But Paul and Barnabas remained in Antioch, where they and many others taught and preached the word of the Lord.
35 But Paul and Barnabas remained in Antioch, teaching and preaching the word of the Lord, with many others also. 35 Some time later Paul said to Barnabas, "Let us go back and visit the brothers in all the towns where we preached the word of the Lord and see how they are doing."
36 And after some days Paul said to Barnabas, "Come, let us return and visit the brethren in every city where we proclaimed the word of the Lord, and see how they are." 36 Barnabas wanted to take John, also called Mark, with them,
37 And Barnabas wanted to take with them John called Mark. 37 but Paul did not think it wise to take him, because he had deserted them in Pamphylia and had not continued with them in the work.
38 But Paul thought best not to take with them one who had withdrawn from them in Pamphyl'ia, and had not gone with them to the work. 38 They had such a sharp disagreement that they parted company. Barnabas took Mark and sailed for Cyprus,
39 And there arose a sharp contention, so that they separated from each other; Barnabas took Mark with him and sailed away to Cyprus, 39 but Paul chose Silas and left, commended by the brothers to the grace of the Lord.
40 but Paul chose Silas and departed, being commended by the brethren to the grace of the Lord. 40