Acts 15:33
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New International Version
After spending some time there, they were sent off by the believers with the blessing of peace to return to those who had sent them.

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;

Acts 15:33 Parallel
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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

They were let go - That is, both had liberty to depart; but Silas chose to stay a little longer with the brethren.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

they were.

Acts 16:36 And the keeper of the prison told this saying to Paul, The magistrates have sent to let you go: now therefore depart, and go in peace.

Genesis 26:29 That you will do us no hurt, as we have not touched you, and as we have done to you nothing but good, and have sent you away in peace...

Exodus 4:18 And Moses went and returned to Jethro his father in law, and said to him, Let me go, I pray you...

1 Corinthians 16:11 Let no man therefore despise him: but conduct him forth in peace, that he may come to me: for I look for him with the brothers.

Hebrews 11:31 By faith the harlot Rahab perished not with them that believed not, when she had received the spies with peace.

2 John 1:10 If there come any to you, and bring not this doctrine, receive him not into your house, neither bid him God speed:

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The 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
(Revelation, Chapters ii and iii) "The glory of love is brightest when the glory of self is dim, And they have the most compelled me who most have pointed to Him. They have held me, stirred me, swayed me,--I have hung on their every word, Till I fain would arise and follow, not them, not them,--but their Lord!"[64] Patmos Spells Patience. Patience is strength at its strongest, using all its strength in holding back from doing something. Patience is love at flood pleading with strength to hold steady
by S. D. Gordon—Quiet Talks on the Crowned Christ of Revelation

The Figurative Language of Scripture.
1. When the psalmist says: "The Lord God is a sun and shield" (Psa. 84:11), he means that God is to all his creatures the source of life and blessedness, and their almighty protector; but this meaning he conveys under the figure of a sun and a shield. When, again, the apostle James says that Moses is read in the synagogues every Sabbath-day (Acts 15:21), he signifies the writings of Moses under the figure of his name. In these examples the figure lies in particular words. But it may be embodied
E. P. Barrows—Companion to the Bible

The Council at Jerusalem.
(Comp. § 34, pp. 835 sqq. and 346 sq.) The most complete outward representation of the apostolic church as a teaching and legislative body was the council convened at Jerusalem in the year 50, to decide as to the authority of the law of Moses, and adjust the difference between Jewish and Gentile Christianity. [743] We notice it here simply in its connection with the organization of the church. It consisted not of the apostles alone, but of apostles, elders, and brethren. We know that Peter,
Philip Schaff—History of the Christian Church, Volume I

Cross References
Mark 5:34
He said to her, "Daughter, your faith has healed you. Go in peace and be freed from your suffering."

Acts 15:22
Then the apostles and elders, with the whole church, decided to choose some of their own men and send them to Antioch with Paul and Barnabas. They chose Judas (called Barsabbas) and Silas, men who were leaders among the believers.

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Acts 16:36
The jailer told Paul, "The magistrates have ordered that you and Silas be released. Now you can leave. Go in peace."

1 Corinthians 16:11
No one, then, should treat him with contempt. Send him on his way in peace so that he may return to me. I am expecting him along with the brothers.

Hebrews 11:31
By faith the prostitute Rahab, because she welcomed the spies, was not killed with those who were disobedient.

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