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Agabus

Agabus [N] [E] [H]

(a locust ), a Christian prophet in the apostolic age, mentioned in ( Acts 11:28 ) and Acts 21:10 He predicted, ( Acts 11:28 ) that a famine would take place in the reign of Claudius. Josephus mentions a famine which prevailed in Judea in the reign of Claudius, and swept away many of the inhabitants. (In ( Acts 21:10 ) we learn that Agabus and Paul met at Caesarea some time after this.)


[N] indicates this entry was also found in Nave's Topical Bible
[E] indicates this entry was also found in Easton's Bible Dictionary
[H] indicates this entry was also found in Hitchcock's Bible Names

Bibliography Information

Smith, William, Dr. "Entry for 'Agabus'". "Smith's Bible Dictionary". . 1901.