Agabus

Agabus (Ag´uh-buhs)

A Christian prophet from Jerusalem who, in Antioch, predicted a widespread famine during the reign of the emperor Claudius (Acts 11:27-28); later, at Caesarea, he foresaw Paul’s arrest in Jerusalem and subsequent imprisonment by the Gentiles (Acts 21:10-11).

Acts 11:27-28

27At that time prophets came down from Jerusalem to Antioch.28One of them named Agabus stood up and predicted by the Spirit that there would be a severe famine ... View more

Acts 21:10-11

10While we were staying there for several days, a prophet named Agabus came down from Judea.11He came to us and took Paul's belt, bound his own feet and hands w ... View more

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