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Acts 15:22

Context

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.

Acts 15:27

Context
15:27 Therefore we are sending 4  Judas and Silas 5  who will tell you these things themselves in person. 6 

Acts 15:32

Context
15:32 Both Judas and Silas, who were prophets themselves, encouraged and strengthened the brothers with a long speech. 7 

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.”

2 sn Silas. See 2 Cor 1:19; 1 Thess 1:1; 2 Thess 1:1 (= Silvanus).

3 sn Antioch was a city in Syria (not Antioch in Pisidia).

map For location see JP1 F2; JP2 F2; JP3 F2; JP4 F2.

4 tn This verb has been translated as an epistolary aorist.

5 sn Judas and Silas were the “two witnesses” who would vouch for the truth of the recommendation.

6 tn Grk “by means of word” (an idiom for a verbal report).

7 tn Here λόγου (logou) is singular. BDAG 599-600 s.v. λόγος 1.a.β has “in a long speech” for this phrase.



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