Acts 15:37
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New Living Translation
Barnabas agreed and wanted to take along John Mark.

King James Bible
And Barnabas determined to take with them John, whose surname was Mark.

Darby Bible Translation
And Barnabas proposed to take with them John also, called Mark;

World English Bible
Barnabas planned to take John, who was called Mark, with them also.

Young's Literal Translation
And Barnabas counselled to take with them John called Mark,

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Wesley's Notes on the Bible

15:37 Barnabas counselled to take John - His kinsman.

Acts 15:37 Parallel Commentaries

"Jesus of Nazareth, a Biography, by John Mark," recognizes the author of the second Gospel as that "John, whose surname was Mark" (Acts 15:37), whom Barnabas chose as companion when he sailed for Cyprus on his second missionary journey. In making use of the new title, the plan of the Editor is to present "The Gospel: According to Mark" as it would be printed were it written in the twentieth rather than the first century. Mark's Gospel has been chosen for this purpose to make available in more readable
John Mark—Jesus of Nazareth - A Biography

The Subtraction Process
The baptism with the Holy Ghost and fire, the entering into the heavenly inheritance of Canaan, and the possession of the land, and all the blessings that follow are unmistakably a process of addition to the already blessed experience of the justified soul. This addition is scripturally termed "sanctification." No mortal language can ever express how much of an addition it is; but there must necessarily precede this marvelous grace, a definite and absolute subtraction, a loss of all things for the
J. W. Byers—Sanctification

As there are conditions requiring to be complied with in order to the obtaining of salvation, before one can be justified, e. g., conviction of sin, repentance, faith; so there are conditions for full salvation, for being "filled with the Holy Ghost." Conviction of our need is one, conviction of the existence of the blessing is another; but these have been already dealt with. "Cleansing" is another; before one can be filled with the Holy Ghost, one's heart must be "cleansed." "Giving them the Holy
John MacNeil—The Spirit-Filled Life

Second Missionary Journey
Scripture, Acts 15:36-18:22 +The Inception+--After the Jerusalem Council Paul returned to Antioch where he spent some time, "teaching and preaching the Word of the Lord with many others also." "And some days after Paul said unto Barnabas, Let us go again and visit our brethren i+The Companions+ (Acts 15:37-40).--Barnabas proposed to take John Mark, his nephew, with them on this second journey. But Paul strenuously objected, basing his objection on the ground that this young man had deserted them
Henry T. Sell—Bible Studies in the Life of Paul

Cross References
Acts 12:12
When he realized this, he went to the home of Mary, the mother of John Mark, where many were gathered for prayer.

Acts 15:39
Their disagreement was so sharp that they separated. Barnabas took John Mark with him and sailed for Cyprus.

Colossians 4:10
Aristarchus, who is in prison with me, sends you his greetings, and so does Mark, Barnabas's cousin. As you were instructed before, make Mark welcome if he comes your way.

2 Timothy 4:11
Only Luke is with me. Bring Mark with you when you come, for he will be helpful to me in my ministry.

Philemon 1:24
So do Mark, Aristarchus, Demas, and Luke, my co-workers.

1 Peter 5:13
Your sister church here in Babylon sends you greetings, and so does my son Mark.

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