Acts 15:39
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New International Version
They had such a sharp disagreement that they parted company. Barnabas took Mark and sailed for Cyprus,

New Living Translation
Their disagreement was so sharp that they separated. Barnabas took John Mark with him and sailed for Cyprus.

English Standard Version
And there arose a sharp disagreement, so that they separated from each other. Barnabas took Mark with him and sailed away to Cyprus,

Berean Study Bible
Their disagreement was so sharp that they parted company. Barnabas took Mark and sailed for Cyprus,

Berean Literal Bible
Therefore a sharp disagreement arose, so that they separated from one another. And Barnabas having taken Mark, sailed to Cyprus.

New American Standard Bible
And there occurred such a sharp disagreement that they separated from one another, and Barnabas took Mark with him and sailed away to Cyprus.

King James Bible
And the contention was so sharp between them, that they departed asunder one from the other: and so Barnabas took Mark, and sailed unto Cyprus;

Holman Christian Standard Bible
There was such a sharp disagreement that they parted company, and Barnabas took Mark with him and sailed off to Cyprus.

International Standard Version
The disagreement was so sharp that they parted ways. Barnabas took Mark and sailed to Cyprus,

NET Bible
They had a sharp disagreement, so that they parted company. Barnabas took along Mark and sailed away to Cyprus,

New Heart English Bible
Then the contention grew so sharp that they separated from each other. Barnabas took Mark with him, and sailed away to Cyprus,

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Because of this dispute, they separated one from another. BarNaba took Marqus and traveled by sea and went to Cyprus.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Paul and Barnabas disagreed so sharply that they parted ways. Barnabas took Mark with him and sailed to the island of Cyprus.

New American Standard 1977
And there arose such a sharp disagreement that they separated from one another, and Barnabas took Mark with him and sailed away to Cyprus.

Jubilee Bible 2000
And the contention was so sharp between them that they departed asunder one from the other, and so Barnabas took Mark and sailed unto Cyprus;

King James 2000 Bible
And the contention was so sharp between them, that they departed asunder one from the other: and so Barnabas took Mark, and sailed unto Cyprus;

American King James Version
And the contention was so sharp between them, that they departed asunder one from the other: and so Barnabas took Mark, and sailed to Cyprus;

American Standard Version
And there arose a sharp contention, so that they parted asunder one from the other, and Barnabas took Mark with him, and sailed away unto Cyprus;

Douay-Rheims Bible
And there arose a dissension, so that they departed one from another; and Barnabas indeed taking Mark, sailed to Cyprus.

Darby Bible Translation
There arose therefore very warm feeling, so that they separated from one another; and Barnabas taking Mark sailed away to Cyprus;

English Revised Version
And there arose a sharp contention, so that they parted asunder one from the other, and Barnabas took Mark with him, and sailed away unto Cyprus;

Webster's Bible Translation
And the contention was so sharp between them, that they departed, separating one from the other: and so Barnabas took Mark, and sailed to Cyprus.

Weymouth New Testament
So there arose a serious disagreement between them, which resulted in their parting from one another, Barnabas taking Mark and setting sail for Cyprus.

World English Bible
Then the contention grew so sharp that they separated from each other. Barnabas took Mark with him, and sailed away to Cyprus,

Young's Literal Translation
there came, therefore, a sharp contention, so that they were parted from one another, and Barnabas having taken Mark, did sail to Cyprus,
Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
15:36-41 Here we have a private quarrel between two ministers, no less than Paul and Barnabas, yet made to end well. Barnabas wished his nephew John Mark to go with them. We should suspect ourselves of being partial, and guard against this in putting our relations forward. Paul did not think him worthy of the honour, nor fit for the service, who had departed from them without their knowledge, or without their consent: see ch.
Study Bible
Paul's Second Missionary Journey
38But Paul thought it best not to take him, because he had deserted them in Pamphylia and had not accompanied them in the work. 39Their disagreement was so sharp that they parted company. Barnabas took Mark and sailed for Cyprus, 40but Paul chose Silas and left, commended by the brothers to the grace of the Lord.…
Cross References
Acts 4:36
Joseph, a Levite from Cyprus, whom the apostles called Barnabas (meaning Son of Encouragement),

Acts 12:12
And when he had realized this, he went to the house of Mary the mother of John, also called Mark, where many people were gathered together praying.

Acts 15:37
Barnabas wanted to take John, also called Mark.

Colossians 4:10
My fellow prisoner Aristarchus sends you greetings, as does Mark the cousin of Barnabas. You have already received instructions about him: If he comes to you, welcome him.

1 Peter 5:13
The church in Babylon, chosen together with you, sends you greetings, as does my son Mark.
Treasury of Scripture

And the contention was so sharp between them, that they departed asunder one from the other: and so Barnabas took Mark, and sailed to Cyprus;

the contention.

Acts 15:2 When therefore Paul and Barnabas had no small dissension and disputation …

Acts 6:1 And in those days, when the number of the disciples was multiplied, …

Psalm 106:33 Because they provoked his spirit, so that he spoke unadvisedly with his lips.

Psalm 119:96 I have seen an end of all perfection: but your commandment is exceeding broad.

Ecclesiastes 7:20 For there is not a just man on earth, that does good, and sins not.

Romans 7:18-21 For I know that in me (that is, in my flesh,) dwells no good thing: …

James 3:2 For in many things we offend all. If any man offend not in word, …

and sailed.

Acts 4:36 And Joses, who by the apostles was surnamed Barnabas, (which is, …

Acts 11:20 And some of them were men of Cyprus and Cyrene, which, when they …

Acts 13:4-12 So they, being sent forth by the Holy Ghost, departed to Seleucia; …

Acts 27:4 And when we had launched from there, we sailed under Cyprus, because …

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