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31 When the people heard the letter read out loud, they were overjoyed and delighted by its encouraging message. 32 Then Judas and Silas, who were both prophets, spoke to them affirming words[a] that strengthened the believers.[b]

33 After the four men spent some time there, the church sent them off in peace to return to the apostles in Jerusalem.[c]

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  1. Acts 15:32 The Aramaic is “an abundant word” or “a rich word.”
  2. Acts 15:32 The ministry of the New Testament prophet is to strengthen the church.
  3. Acts 15:33 Or “sent them with peace back to those who sent them.”

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