New International Version
The people read it and were glad for its encouraging message.
King James Bible
Which when they had read, they rejoiced for the consolation.
Darby Bible Translation
And having read it, they rejoiced at the consolation.
World English Bible
When they had read it, they rejoiced over the encouragement.
Young's Literal Translation
and they having read, did rejoice for the consolation;
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
They rejoiced for the consolation - It was not a matter of small moment to have a question on which such stress was laid decided by an apostolic council, over which the Spirit of God presided.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
consolation. or, exhortation).
LibraryThe Breaking Out of Discord
'And certain men which came down from Judaea taught the brethren, and said, Except ye be circumcised after the manner of Moses, ye cannot be saved. 2. 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. 3. And being brought on their way by the church, they passed through Phenice and Samaria, declaring the conversion of the Gentiles: …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture: The Acts
A Message from the Crowned Christ
The Figurative Language of Scripture.
The Council at Jerusalem.
So the men were sent off and went down to Antioch, where they gathered the church together and delivered the letter.
Judas and Silas, who themselves were prophets, said much to encourage and strengthen the believers.
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