15:22 Then the apostles and elders, with the whole church, decided 1 to send men chosen from among them, Judas called Barsabbas and Silas, 2 leaders among the brothers, to Antioch 3 with Paul and Barnabas.
15:25 we have unanimously 4 decided 5 to choose men to send to you along with our dear friends Barnabas and Paul,
1 tn BDAG 255 s.v. δοκέω 2.b.β lists this verse under the meaning “it seems best to me, I decide, I resolve.”
3 sn Antioch was a city in Syria (not Antioch in Pisidia).
4 tn Grk “having become of one mind, we have decided.” This has been translated “we have unanimously decided” to reduce the awkwardness in English.
5 tn BDAG 255 s.v. δοκέω 2.b.β lists this verse under the meaning “it seems best to me, I decide, I resolve.”