Acts 15:37-40

37 Barnabas wanted to take John, also called Mark, with them,
38 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.
39 They had such a sharp disagreement that they parted company. Barnabas took Mark and sailed for Cyprus,
40 but Paul chose Silas and left, commended by the believers to the grace of the Lord.

Acts 15:37 in Other Translations

KJV
37 And Barnabas determined to take with them John, whose surname was Mark.
ESV
37 Now Barnabas wanted to take with them John called Mark.
NLT
37 Barnabas agreed and wanted to take along John Mark.
MSG
37 Barnabas wanted to take John along, the John nicknamed Mark.
CSB
37 Barnabas wanted to take along John Mark.

Acts 15:37-40 In-Context

35 But Paul and Barnabas remained in Antioch, where they and many others taught and preached the word of the Lord.
36 Some time later Paul said to Barnabas, “Let us go back and visit the believers in all the towns where we preached the word of the Lord and see how they are doing.”
37 Barnabas wanted to take John, also called Mark, with them,
38 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.
39 They had such a sharp disagreement that they parted company. Barnabas took Mark and sailed for Cyprus,
40 but Paul chose Silas and left, commended by the believers to the grace of the Lord.
41 He went through Syria and Cilicia, strengthening the churches.

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