“And being brought on their way by the church, they passed through Phenice and Samaria, declaring the conversion of the Gentiles: and they caused great joy unto all the brethren.”
King James Version (KJV)
Ac 15:3 Being brought on their way by the church. A special escort of church members attended them on their journey. It was mark of honor. See Ac 20:38 21:5. Passed through Phenice and Samaria. Phoenicia. They went by the land route, visiting the churches of Phoenicia and Samaria, causing great joy by their account of so great success among the Gentiles. See Ac 11:19 27:12.