(APB) Acts 15 : 1 But men had come down from Judea and were teaching the brethren: "If you are not circumcised in the custom of The Law, you cannot have life.”
(APB) Acts 15 : 2 There was great tumult and debate with them for Paulus and BarNaba, and it happened that Paulus and BarNaba and another with them would go up to the Apostles and the Elders who were in Jerusalem because of this dispute.
(APB) Acts 15 : 3 And the church accompanied and sent them and they were traveling in all Phoenicia and also among the Samaritans, as they were recounting the conversion of the Gentiles, and they were creating great joy to all the brethren.
(APB) Acts 15 : 4 And when they came to Jerusalem, they were received by the church and by the Apostles and by the Elders and they recounted to them everything that God had done with them.
(APB) Acts 15 : 5 But some of the school of The Pharisees who had believed stood up, and they were saying, "It is necessary for you to circumcise them and to command them to keep The Law of Moses.”
(APB) Acts 15 : 6 But the Apostles and the Elders assembled to look into this matter.
(APB) Acts 15 : 7 And as there was a great dispute, Shimeon arose and he said to them, "Men, brothers, you are aware that from the first days God chose the Gentiles to hear the word of The Gospel from my mouth and to believe.”
(APB) Acts 15 : 8 "And God, who knows what is in the hearts, testified to them and gave them The Spirit of Holiness as to us.”
(APB) Acts 15 : 9 "And he made no distinction between us and them, because he purified their hearts by faith.”
(APB) Acts 15 : 10 "And now, why are you tempting God, so as to put a yoke on the necks of the disciples, which not even our fathers nor we were able to bear?”
(APB) Acts 15 : 11 But by the grace of our Lord Yeshua The Messiah, we believe in order to receive life, as they do”.
(APB) Acts 15 : 12 And all the crowds were silent, and they were listening to Paulus and to BarNaba, who related everything whatever God had done by their hands- signs and mighty deeds among the Gentiles.
(APB) Acts 15 : 13 And after they had ceased, Yaqob arose and he said, "Men, brothers, hear me.”
(APB) Acts 15 : 14 "Shimeon has related to you how God began to choose from the Gentiles a people for his name.”
(APB) Acts 15 : 15 "And the words of The Prophets agree with this, just as that which is written:”
(APB) Acts 15 : 16 'After these things I shall return and I shall raise the tabernacle of David, which had fallen. And I shall build that which had fallen from it and I shall raise it up,
(APB) Acts 15 : 17 So that the rest of the children of men may seek THE LORD JEHOVAH, and all the nations upon which my name is called, says THE LORD JEHOVAH, who does all of these things.'
(APB) Acts 15 : 18 Known from eternity are the works of God.”
(APB) Acts 15 : 19 "Therefore I say, let us not trouble those who are being turned to God from the Gentiles.”
(APB) Acts 15 : 20 "But let it be sent to them that they separate from the defilement of sacrifices and from fornication and from what is strangled and from blood.”
(APB) Acts 15 : 21 "For from the first ages there have been preachers for Moses who read him on every Sabbath in every town in the synagogues.”
(APB) Acts 15 : 22 Then the Apostles and the Elders, with the whole church, chose men from among them and they sent Yehuda, who is called Bar-Shaba, and Shila, to Antiakia with Paulus and BarNaba, men who were Leaders among the brethren.”
(APB) Acts 15 : 23 And they wrote an epistle by their hands thus: "The Apostles and Elders and the brethren, to those who are in Antiakia and in Syria and in Qiliqia, brethren who are of the Gentiles, peace.”
(APB) Acts 15 : 24 "We hear that men among us went out and have alarmed you with words and have subverted your souls, as they were saying, 'Be circumcised and keep The Law', which we have not commanded them.”
(APB) Acts 15 : 25 "Therefore we counseled when we all assembled and we chose men and sent them to you with our beloved friends, Paulus and BarNaba,”
(APB) Acts 15 : 26 "Men who have surrendered themselves for the name of our Lord Yeshua The Messiah.”
(APB) Acts 15 : 27 "And we sent Yehuda with them and Shila, for they shall tell you the same things by speech.”
(APB) Acts 15 : 28 "For it was the will of The Spirit of Holiness and also of us that we would not put upon you a burden greater than those things which are necessary:”
(APB) Acts 15 : 29 "Abstain from what is sacrificed, from blood, from what is strangled, and from fornication, for when you keep yourselves from these things, you will be well. Be faithful in Our Lord.”
(APB) Acts 15 : 30 But those who were sent came to Antiakia, and they gathered all the people and gave them the letter.
(APB) Acts 15 : 31 And when they read it, they rejoiced and were comforted.
(APB) Acts 15 : 32 And with a bountiful message they strengthened the brethren and established them who were followers of Yehuda and Shila because they also were Prophets.
(APB) Acts 15 : 33 And after they were there awhile, they released the brethren to the Apostles in peace.
(APB) Acts 15 : 34 However, it was Shila's will to remain there.
(APB) Acts 15 : 35 But Paulus and BarNaba did remain in Antiakia and they were teaching and preaching the word of God with many others.
(APB) Acts 15 : 36 And after some days, Paulus said to BarNaba, "Let us return and visit the brethren who are in every city in which we preached the word of God and see how they are doing.”
(APB) Acts 15 : 37 But BarNaba had wanted to take Yohannan, who was surnamed Marqus.
(APB) Acts 15 : 38 But Paulus did not want to take him with them, because he had left them when they were in Pamphylia and did not go with them.
(APB) Acts 15 : 39 Because of this dispute, they separated one from another. BarNaba took Marqus and traveled by sea and went to Cyprus.
(APB) Acts 15 : 40 But Paulus chose Shila, and he went out when he was commended by the brethren to the grace of God.
(APB) Acts 15 : 41 And he was traveling in Syria and in Qiliqia, and he was confirming the churches.