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Joseph Barsabbas was one of the candidates for the place in the apostolic Twelve left vacant by the desertion of Judas Iscariot (Acts 1: 23). A Judas Barsabbas travelled with Silas to accompany Paul and Barnabas when they returned to Antioch to report the decision of the council at Jerusalem (Acts 15: 22), and it is suggested that Judas Barsabbas was a brother of Joseph Barsabbas.

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