New American Standard Bible
After they had spent time there, they were sent away from the brethren in peace to those who had sent them out.
King James Bible
And after they had tarried there a space, they were let go in peace from the brethren unto the apostles.
Darby Bible Translation
And having passed some time there, they were let go in peace from the brethren to those who sent them.
World English Bible
After they had spent some time there, they were sent back with greetings from the brothers to the apostles.
Young's Literal Translation
and having passed some time, they were let go with peace from the brethren unto the apostles;
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
A space - For some time.
They were let go in peace - An expression implying that they departed with the affectionate regard of the Christians to whom they had ministered, and with their highest wishes for their prosperity, 1 Corinthians 16:11; 2 John 1:10.
Unto the apostles - At Jerusalem. Many mss., however, instead of "unto the apostles," read "unto those who had sent them." The sense is not materially different.
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'And Barnabas determined to take with them John, whose surname was Mark. 38. But Paul thought not good to take him with them, who departed from them from Pamphylia, and went not with them to the work.'--ACTS xv. 37, 38. Scripture narratives are remarkable for the frankness with which they tell the faults of the best men. It has nothing in common with the cynical spirit in historians, of which this age has seen eminent examples, which fastens upon the weak places in the noblest natures, like a wasp …
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And He said to her, "Daughter, your faith has made you well; go in peace and be healed of your affliction."
Then it seemed good to the apostles and the elders, with the whole church, to choose men from among them to send to Antioch with Paul and Barnabas-- Judas called Barsabbas, and Silas, leading men among the brethren,
But it seemed good to Silas to remain there.
And the jailer reported these words to Paul, saying, "The chief magistrates have sent to release you. Therefore come out now and go in peace."
1 Corinthians 16:11
So let no one despise him. But send him on his way in peace, so that he may come to me; for I expect him with the brethren.
By faith Rahab the harlot did not perish along with those who were disobedient, after she had welcomed the spies in peace.
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