Acts 1:23

“And they appointed two, Joseph called Barsabas, who was surnamed Justus, and Matthias.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And they appointed two, Ioseph called Barsabas, who was surnamed Iustus, and Matthias.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

So they put forward two men, Joseph called Barsabbas (who was also called Justus), and Matthias.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And they put forward two, Joseph called Barsabbas, who was surnamed Justus, and Matthias.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And they made selection of two, Joseph, named Barsabbas, whose other name was Justus, and Matthias.
- Basic English Bible

And they appointed two, Joseph, who was called Barsabas, who had been surnamed Justus, and Matthias.
- Darby Bible

And they appointed two, Joseph called Barsabas, who was surnamed Justus, and Matthias.
- Webster's Bible

So two names were proposed, Joseph called Bar-sabbas--and surnamed Justus--and Matthias.
- Weymouth Bible

They put forward two, Joseph called Barsabbas, who was surnamed Justus, and Matthias.
- World English Bible

And thei ordeyneden tweyn, Joseph, that was clepid Barsabas, that was named Just, and Mathie.
- Wycliffe Bible

And they set two, Joseph called Barsabas, who was surnamed Justus, and Matthias,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Acts 1:23


1:23 And they appointed two - So far the faithful could go by consulting together, but no further. Therefore here commenced the proper use of the lot, whereby a matter of importance, which cannot be determined by any ordinary method, is committed to the Divine decision.


People's Bible Notes for Acts 1:23


Ac 1:23 They appointed two. Not the apostles, but the brethren, men who met these conditions, then cast lots between them in order that the Lord might make the choice. The two men named are not mentioned elsewhere.

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