1. Joseph Barsabas, surnamed The Just, was one of Christ’s early disciples, and probably among the seventy. He was on of the two candidates nominated to fill the vacancy left by Judas Iscariot in the apostleship, Acts 1:1-26.
2. Judas Barsabas was "a prophet" and a distinguished member of the Jerusalem church. He was deputed, with Silas, to accompany Paul and Barnabas in a mission of importance to the Gentile converts in the Syrian churches, Acts 15:22-23.