New American Standard Bible
But Paul chose Silas and left, being committed by the brethren to the grace of the Lord.
King James Bible
And Paul chose Silas, and departed, being recommended by the brethren unto the grace of God.
Darby Bible Translation
but Paul having chosen Silas went forth, committed by the brethren to the grace of God.
World English Bible
but Paul chose Silas, and went out, being commended by the brothers to the grace of God.
Young's Literal Translation
and Paul having chosen Silas, went forth, having been given up to the grace of God by the brethren;
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
Being recommended - Being commended by prayer to God. See notes on Acts 14:26.
LibraryA Good Man's Faults
'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 …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture: The Acts
"Now the End of the Commandment," &C.
Whether the Justification of the Ungodly is the Remission of Sins
Whether Purification of the Heart is an Effect of Faith
Then when he arrived and witnessed the grace of God, he rejoiced and began to encourage them all with resolute heart to remain true to the Lord;
From there they sailed to Antioch, from which they had been commended to the grace of God for the work that they had accomplished.
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 when her masters saw that their hope of profit was gone, they seized Paul and Silas and dragged them into the market place before the authorities,
And some of them were persuaded and joined Paul and Silas, along with a large number of the God-fearing Greeks and a number of the leading women.
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