Saul & Barnabas in Antioch & Jerusalem

Acts 11:25-26 Barnabas takes Saul from Tarsus to Antioch in Syria in 43AD (see 3 on Map 22). For a whole year they preach and teach in Antioch.

 

Rana Bridge, Antakya (Antioch)

Rana Bridge & River Orontes, Antakya (Antioch in Syria)  (Acts 11:25)

 

Acts 11:27-30 During this time (in 43/44AD), Barnabas and Saul visit the Jewish believers in Jerusalem with money for famine relief sent by their fellow believers in Antioch (see 4 on Map 22).

Luke (the author of The Acts of the Apostles) notes that the famine takes place during the reign of Emperor Claudius (41-54AD), who led the Roman conquest of Britain in 43AD. He also records that King Herod Agrippa I dies while Saul and Barnabas are in Jerusalem in 44AD (see Acts 12:19-25).

 

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