Acts 1:23
New International Version
So they nominated two men: Joseph called Barsabbas (also known as Justus) and Matthias.

New Living Translation
So they nominated two men: Joseph called Barsabbas (also known as Justus) and Matthias.

English Standard Version
And they put forward two, Joseph called Barsabbas, who was also called Justus, and Matthias.

Berean Study Bible
So they proposed two men: Joseph called Barsabbas (also known as Justus) and Matthias.

Berean Literal Bible
And they put forward two, Joseph called Barsabbas, who was called Justus, and Matthias.

New American Standard Bible
So they put forward two men, Joseph called Barsabbas (who was also called Justus), and Matthias.

King James Bible
And they appointed two, Joseph called Barsabas, who was surnamed Justus, and Matthias.

Christian Standard Bible
So they proposed two: Joseph, called Barsabbas, who was also known as Justus, and Matthias.

Contemporary English Version
Two men were suggested: One of them was Joseph Barsabbas, known as Justus, and the other was Matthias.

Good News Translation
So they proposed two men: Joseph, who was called Barsabbas (also known as Justus), and Matthias.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
So they proposed two: Joseph, called Barsabbas, who was also known as Justus, and Matthias.

International Standard Version
So they nominated two men—Joseph called Barsabbas, who also was called Justus, and Matthias.

NET Bible
So they proposed two candidates: Joseph called Barsabbas (also called Justus) and Matthias.

New Heart English Bible
They put forward two, Joseph called Barsabbas, who was surnamed Justus, and Matthias.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And they presented two, Yoseph, who was called Bar-Shaba, who is named Justus, and Matthaya.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
The disciples determined that two men were qualified. These men were Joseph (who was called Barsabbas and was also known as Justus) and Matthias.

New American Standard 1977
And they put forward two men, Joseph called Barsabbas (who was also called Justus), and Matthias.

Jubilee Bible 2000
And they appointed two, Joseph called Barsabas, who was surnamed Justus, and Matthias.

King James 2000 Bible
And they appointed two, Joseph called Barsabbas, who was surnamed Justus, and Matthias.

American King James Version
And they appointed two, Joseph called Barsabas, who was surnamed Justus, and Matthias.

American Standard Version
And they put forward two, Joseph called Barsabbas, who was surnamed Justus, and Matthias.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And they appointed two, Joseph, called Barsabas, who was surnamed Justus, and Matthias.

Darby Bible Translation
And they appointed two, Joseph, who was called Barsabas, who had been surnamed Justus, and Matthias.

English Revised Version
And they put forward two, Joseph called Barsabbas, who was surnamed Justus, and Matthias.

Webster's Bible Translation
And they appointed two, Joseph called Barsabas, who was surnamed Justus, and Matthias.

Weymouth New Testament
So two names were proposed, Joseph called Bar-sabbas--and surnamed Justus--and Matthias.

World English Bible
They put forward two, Joseph called Barsabbas, who was surnamed Justus, and Matthias.

Young's Literal Translation
And they set two, Joseph called Barsabas, who was surnamed Justus, and Matthias,
Study Bible
Matthias Replaces Judas
22beginning from John’s baptism until the day Jesus was taken up from us. For one of these must become a witness with us of His resurrection.” 23So they proposed two men: Joseph called Barsabbas ( also known as Justus) and Matthias. 24And they prayed, “Lord, You know everyone’s heart. Show us which of these two You have chosen…
Cross References
Jonah 1:7
"Come!" said the sailors to one another. "Let us cast lots to find out who is responsible for this calamity that is upon us." So they cast lots, and the lot fell on Jonah.

Acts 1:26
Then they cast lots, and the lot fell to Matthias; so he was added to the eleven apostles.

Acts 15:22
Then the apostles and elders, with the whole church, decided to select men from among them to send to Antioch with Paul and Barnabas. They chose Judas called Barsabbas and Silas, two leaders among the brothers,

Treasury of Scripture

And they appointed two, Joseph called Barsabas, who was surnamed Justus, and Matthias.

Barsabas.

Acts 15:22
Then pleased it the apostles and elders, with the whole church, to send chosen men of their own company to Antioch with Paul and Barnabas; namely, Judas surnamed Barsabas, and Silas, chief men among the brethren:







Lexicon
[So]
Καὶ (Kai)
Conjunction
Strong's Greek 2532: And, even, also, namely.

they proposed
ἔστησαν (estēsan)
Verb - Aorist Indicative Active - 3rd Person Plural
Strong's Greek 2476: A prolonged form of a primary stao stah'-o; to stand, used in various applications.

two [men]:
δύο (dyo)
Adjective - Accusative Masculine Plural
Strong's Greek 1417: Two. A primary numeral; 'two'.

Joseph
Ἰωσὴφ (Iōsēph)
Noun - Accusative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 2501: Joseph, a proper name. Of Hebrew origin; Joseph, the name of seven Israelites.

called
καλούμενον (kaloumenon)
Verb - Present Participle Middle or Passive - Accusative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 2564: (a) I call, summon, invite, (b) I call, name. Akin to the base of keleuo; to 'call'.

Barsabbas
Βαρσαββᾶν (Barsabban)
Noun - Accusative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 923: Of Chaldee origin; son of Sabas; Bar-sabas, the name of two Israelites.

(
ὃς (hos)
Personal / Relative Pronoun - Nominative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 3739: Who, which, what, that.

[also] known as
ἐπεκλήθη (epeklēthē)
Verb - Aorist Indicative Passive - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's Greek 1941: (a) To call (name) by a supplementary (additional, alternative) name, (b) mid: To call upon, appeal to, address.

Justus)
Ἰοῦστος (Ioustos)
Noun - Nominative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 2459: Of Latin origin; Justus, the name of three Christian.

and
καὶ (kai)
Conjunction
Strong's Greek 2532: And, even, also, namely.

Matthias.
Μαθθίαν (Maththian)
Noun - Accusative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 3159: Matthias. Apparently a shortened form of Mattathias; Matthias, an Israelite.
(23) They appointed.--It is uncertain whether this was the act of the Apostles, presenting the two men to the choice of the whole body of disciples, or of the community choosing them for ultimate decision by lot.

Joseph called Barsabas, who was surnamed Justus.--Some MSS. give the various-reading of "Joses," which was, perhaps, only another form of the same name. Nothing further is known of him. The conditions of the case make it certain that he must have been a disciple almost from the beginning of our Lord's ministry, and that he must have become more or less prominent, and probable therefore, as stated by Eusebius (Hist. i. 12), that he was one of the Seventy. The name Barsabas (= son of the oath, or of wisdom) may have been a patronymic, like Barjona, or may have been given, like Barnabas, as denoting character. It appears again in Judas Barsabas of Acts 15:22, and on the former assumption, the two disciples may have been brothers. The epithet Justus, the just one, is significant, as possibly indicating, as in the case of James the Just, a specially high standard of ascetic holiness. Another with the same surname--Jesus surnamed Justus--meets us as being with St. Paul at Rome as one of "the circumcision" (Colossians 4:11), and another, or possibly the same, at Corinth (Acts 18:7). In both cases the use of the Latin instead of the Greek word is noticeable, as indicating some point of contact with the Romans in Judaea or elsewhere.

Matthias.--Here, too, probably, the same conditions were fulfilled. The name, like Matthew (see Note on Matthew 9:9), signified "given by Jehovah," and had become, in various forms, popular, from the fame of Mattathias, the great head of the Maccabean family.

Verse 23. - Put forward for appointed, A.V.; Barsabbas for Barsabas, A.V. and T.R. Joseph called Barsabbas (or Barsabas). Nothing more is really known of him. His work for Christ has no earthly record, except that Papias (Euseb., 'H.E.,' 3:39) says that, having drunk some deadly poison, by the grace of God he sustained no harm. Eusebius elsewhere (Acts 1:12) says that he and Matthias were reported to be of the seventy, which is not improbable. The derivation of the name Barsabas, or Barsabbas, is unknown; it seems to be a patronymic (son of Sabas, or Sabbas), like Bar-Tholomew, Bar-Jonas, Bar-Jesus, etc. But it might also be descriptive of his qualities, like Barnabas, Son of Consolation (Acts 4:36), in which case one would expect it to mean the same as Justus, as in the case of "Thomas called Didymus" (John 20:4; where Thomas and Di-dymus both mean "a twin"); but no Aramean word of this signification is forthcoming. The surname Justus, with its derivatives Justinus and Justinianus, was not an uncommon Roman name. It was also borne by a Jewish historian contemporary with Josephus, Justus of Tiberias, the son of Pistus (see 'Life of Josephus,'§§ 35, 65) and was the surname of James the Less. Matthias not otherwise known, but said by Nicephorus to have preached and suffered martyrdom in Ethiopia. Eusebius ('H. E.,'3:24) mentions spurious Gospels "of Peter, Thomas, Matthias, and others," as quoted by heretics. A work called 'The Traditions of Matthias'is referred to by Clemens Alexandrinus ('Strom.,' 2:163). 1:15-26 The great thing the apostles were to attest to the world, was, Christ's resurrection; for that was the great proof of his being the Messiah, and the foundation of our hope in him. The apostles were ordained, not to wordly dignity and dominion, but to preach Christ, and the power of his resurrection. An appeal was made to God; Thou, Lord, who knowest the hearts of all men, which we do not; and better than they know their own. It is fit that God should choose his own servants; and so far as he, by the disposals of his providence, or the gifts of his Spirit, shows whom he was chosen, or what he has chosen for us, we ought to fall in with his will. Let us own his hand in the determining everything which befalls us, especially in those by which any trust may be committed to us.
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