Acts 11:30

30 This they did, sending their gift to the elders by Barnabas and Saul.

Acts 11:30 in Other Translations

KJV
30 Which also they did, and sent it to the elders by the hands of Barnabas and Saul.
ESV
30 And they did so, sending it to the elders by the hand of Barnabas and Saul.
NLT
30 This they did, entrusting their gifts to Barnabas and Saul to take to the elders of the church in Jerusalem.
MSG
30 They sent Barnabas and Saul to deliver the collection to the leaders in Jerusalem.
CSB
30 This they did, sending it to the elders by means of Barnabas and Saul.

Acts 11:30 Meaning and Commentary

Acts 11:30

Which they also did
They not only determined, but they put their resolutions into execution, and acted according to a rule which the apostle recommends, ( 2 Corinthians 8:11 ) ( 9:7 )

and sent it to the elders;
to the apostles; for though there were deacons there, yet they chose to send it to them, that they might put it into proper hands to distribute to the necessitous: and this collection they sent

by the hands of Saul and Barnabas;
of this journey to Jerusalem, Paul makes no mention in ( Galatians 1:17-19 Galatians 1:21 ) ( 2:1 ) .

Acts 11:30 In-Context

28 One of them, named Agabus, stood up and through the Spirit predicted that a severe famine would spread over the entire Roman world. (This happened during the reign of Claudius.)
29 The disciples, as each one was able, decided to provide help for the brothers and sisters living in Judea.
30 This they did, sending their gift to the elders by Barnabas and Saul.

Cross References 3

  • 1. Acts 14:23; Acts 15:2,22; Acts 20:17; 1 Timothy 5:17; Titus 1:5; James 5:14; 1 Peter 5:1; 2 John 1
  • 2. S Acts 4:36
  • 3. Acts 12:25