So when they were sent off, they went down to Antioch; and having gathered the congregation together, they delivered the letter.
And when they read it, they rejoiced at the exhortation.
And Judas and Silas, who were themselves prophets, exhorted the brethren with many words and strengthened them.
And after they had spent some time, they were sent off in peace by the brethren to those who had sent them.
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But Paul and Barnabas remained in Antioch, teaching and preaching the word of the Lord, with many others also.
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."
And Barnabas wanted to take with them John called Mark.
But Paul thought best not to take with them one who had withdrawn from them in Pamphyl'ia, and had not gone with them to the work.
And there arose a sharp contention, so that they separated from each other; Barnabas took Mark with him and sailed away to Cyprus,
but Paul chose Silas and departed, being commended by the brethren to the grace of the Lord.
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