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Judas Barsabbas

Judas Barsabbas is a minor character in the New Testament. He is mentioned in Acts 15:22, where he and Silas are described as a "leading men among the brothers" (NIV). Judas and Silas were delegated the task of accompanying Paul and Barnabas to Antioch and delivering the letter from the Council of Jerusalem.[1] Acts 15:32 further describes Judas and Silas as prophets, and says that they "said much to encourage and strengthen the believers."


  1. ^ Douglas, J D; Tenney, Merrill, eds. (1 October 1987), "Barsabbas", New International Bible Dictionary, Grand Rapids: Zondervan, p. 126, ISBN 978-0-310-33190-2, retrieved 13 January 2013