Acts 15:2
So Paul and Barnabas engaged these men in sharp debate. The two of them were appointed, along with some other believers, to go up to Jerusalem to see the apostles and elders about this question.
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Acts 15:7
After much discussion, Peter got up and said to them, "Brothers, you know that in the early days, God made a choice among you that the Gentiles would hear from my lips the message of the gospel and believe.

Galatians 1:6-10
I am astonished how quickly you are deserting the One who called you by the grace of Christ and are turning to a different gospel-- . . .

Galatians 2:5
We did not give in to them for a moment, so that the truth of the gospel would remain with you.

Jude 1:3
Beloved, although I made every effort to write you about the salvation we share, I felt it necessary to write and urge you to contend earnestly for the faith entrusted once for all to the saints.

they determined.

Acts 15:25
So we all agreed to choose men to send you along with our beloved Barnabas and Paul,

Exodus 18:23
If you follow this advice and God so directs you, you will be able to endure, and all these people can go home in peace."

Galatians 2:1, 2
Fourteen years later I went up again to Jerusalem, accompanied by Barnabas. I took Titus along also. . . .


Acts 15:22, 27
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, . . .

Acts 10:23
So Peter invited them in as his guests. And the next day he got ready and went with them, accompanied by some of the brothers from Joppa.

Acts 11:12
The Spirit told me to accompany them without hesitation. These six brothers also went with me, and we entered the man's home.


Acts 15:4, 22, 23
On their arrival in Jerusalem, they were welcomed by the church and apostles and elders, to whom they reported all that God had done through them. . . .

1 Samuel 8:7
And the LORD said to Samuel, "Listen to the voice of the people in all that they say to you, for it is not you they have rejected, but they have rejected Me as their king.

1 Corinthians 9:19-23
Though I am free of obligation to anyone, I make myself a slave to everyone, to win as many as possible. . . .

Galatians 2:2
I went in response to a revelation and set before them the gospel that I preach among the Gentiles. But I spoke privately to those recognized as leaders, for fear that I was running or had already run in vain.

Philemon 1:8, 9
So although in Christ I am bold enough to order you to do what is proper, . . .

the apostles.

Acts 15:6, 23
So the apostles and elders met to look into this matter. . . .

Acts 21:18
The next day, Paul went in with us to see James, and all the elders were present.

1 Corinthians 1:1
Paul, called to be an apostle of Christ Jesus by the will of God, and our brother Sosthenes,

2 Corinthians 11:5
I consider myself in no way inferior to those "super-apostles."

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New American Standard Bible
And when Paul and Barnabas had great dissension and debate with them, the brethren determined that Paul and Barnabas and some others of them should go up to Jerusalem to the apostles and elders concerning this issue.

King James Bible
When therefore Paul and Barnabas had no small dissension and disputation with them, they determined that Paul and Barnabas, and certain other of them, should go up to Jerusalem unto the apostles and elders about this question.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
But after Paul and Barnabas had engaged them in serious argument and debate, the church arranged for Paul and Barnabas and some others of them to go up to the apostles and elders in Jerusalem concerning this controversy.

International Standard Version
Paul and Barnabas had quite a dispute and argument with them. So Paul and Barnabas and some of the others were appointed to go up to Jerusalem to confer with the apostles and elders about this question.

NET Bible
When Paul and Barnabas had a major argument and debate with them, the church appointed Paul and Barnabas and some others from among them to go up to meet with the apostles and elders in Jerusalem about this point of disagreement.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
There was great tumult and debate with them for Paulus and BarNaba, and it happened that Paulus and BarNaba and another with them would go up to the Apostles and the Elders who were in Jerusalem because of this dispute.
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