Judas Barsabbas is a minor character in the New Testament. He is mentioned in Acts 15:22, where he and Silas are described as a "leading men among the brothers" (NIV). Judas and Silas were delegated the task of accompanying Paul and Barnabas to Antioch and delivering the letter from the Council of Jerusalem. Acts 15:32 further describes Judas and Silas as prophets, and says that they "said much to encourage and strengthen the believers."
- ^ Douglas, J D; Tenney, Merrill, eds. (1 October 1987), "Barsabbas", New International Bible Dictionary, Grand Rapids: Zondervan, p. 126, ISBN 978-0-310-33190-2, retrieved 13 January 2013