When the brothers realised this they took him down to Caesarea  centurion in what was called the Italian Regiment.He was a deeply religious man who reverenced God, as did all his household.
During this period some prophets came down from Jerusalem to Antioch.
One of them by the name of Agabus stood up and foretold by the Spirit that there was to be a great famine throughout the world. The disciples determined to send relief to the brothers in Judea, each contributing as he was able.
A Roman colony and military centre, governed directly from Rome, Philippi was situated on the Via Egnatian, the highway running east and west linking Rome to Byzantium (Istanbul):, are in conflict over a girl with a spirit of clairvoyance, are beaten and imprisoned, survive a destructive earthquake and convert their gaoler.
The magistrates release them, but on learning that Paul is a Roman citizen, apologize to them and .....) - Modern Salonika or Thessalonika.
Barnabas, however, took him by the hand and introduced him to the apostles, and explained to them how he had seen the Lord on his journey, and how the Lord had spoken to him.