And they appointed two, Joseph called Barsabas, who was surnamed Justus, and Matthias.…
The Greek word is not the same as in vers. 17, and implies that Matthias was "voted in," the suffrage of the Church unanimously confirming the indication of the Divine will what had been given by the lot. It may be that the new apostle took the place that Judas had rendered vacant, and was reckoned as the last of the twelve.
Parallel VersesKJV: And they appointed two, Joseph called Barsabas, who was surnamed Justus, and Matthias.