They being sent forward by the ekklesia/edah/cahal, passed through Phoenicia as well as Samaria, detailing the turning-about of the Gentiles/nations, and they were bringing great joy to all the brethren.
Then it seemed good to the apostles and the elders, together with the whole ekklesia/edah/cahal, choosing men from among them, to send to Antioch together with Paul and barNabas, Judas, called barSabbas, and Silas, leading men among the brethren, and they sent this letter by them
How should they be heralding if ever they should not be sent? According as it is written: "How beautiful are the feet of those bringing an evangel of good!"
Therefore I send to you Timothy, who is my beloved and faithful child in the Lord, and he will remind you of my ways which are in Christ, just as I teach everywhere in every ekklesia/edah.
I Corinthians 4:17
Now we send together with Titus the brother whose applause in the gospel is throughout all the ekklesias, and not only this, but he has also been appointed by the ekklesias to travel with us in this gracious work
II Corinthians 8:18-19
And you yourselves also know, Philippians, that at the first preaching of the gospel, after I departed from Macedonia, no ekklesia/edah shared with me in the matter of giving and receiving but you alone; for even in Thessalonica you sent a gift more than once for my needs. Not that I seek the gift itself, but I seek for the profit which increases to your account.
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