|Overview - Acts 11|
|1||Peter, being accused for going in to the Gentiles,|
|5||makes his defence;|
|18||which is accepted.|
|19||The gospel being spread in Phenice, and Cyprus, and Antioch, Barnabas is sent to confirm them.|
|26||The disciples there are first called Christians.|
|27||They send relief to the brethren in Judea in time of famine.|
Acts 11:28 (King James Version)
And there stood up one of them named Agabus, and signified by the Spirit that there should be great dearth throughout all the world: which came to pass in the days of Claudius Caesar.
- This was probably the famine which took place in the fourth year of Claudius, which continued for several years, and in which, says Josephus, "many died for want of food."
- Genesis 41:30 Genesis 41:31 Genesis 41:38 ; 1 Kings 17:1-16 ; 2 Kings 8:1 2 Kings 8:2
- Claudius Caesar succeeded C
- Caligula, A.D. 41; and after a reign of upwards of 13 years, he was poisoned by his wife Agrippina, and succeeded by Nero.
- Luke 2:1 ; 3:1