“Then pleased it the apostles and elders, with the whole church, to send chosen men of their own company to Antioch with Paul and Barnabas; namely, Judas surnamed Barsabas, and Silas, chief men among the brethren:”
King James Version (KJV)
15:22 With the whole Church - Which therefore had a part therein; to send chosen men - Who might put it beyond all dispute, that this was the judgment of the apostles and all the brethren.
Ac 15:22 Then pleased it . . . the whole church. All acquiesced in the judgment of James. The church is not before mentioned as taking part. The decisions seem to have been submitted to its voice. To send chosen men. As the messengers of the church at Jerusalem. Judas surnamed Barsabas. Little is known of him to save that he was a prophet (Ac 15:32). Silas. Like Judas, a prophet (Ac 15:32). Well known after this as the companion of Paul. See Ac 16:19,25,29 1Th 1:1 2Co 1:19.