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Acts 21:10

10 After we had been there a number of days, a prophet named Agabus came down from Judea.

Acts 21:10 in Other Translations

KJV
10 And as we tarried there many days, there came down from Judaea a certain prophet, named Agabus.
ESV
10 While we were staying for many days, a prophet named Agabus came down from Judea.
NLT
10 Several days later a man named Agabus, who also had the gift of prophecy, arrived from Judea.
MSG
10 After several days of visiting, a prophet from Judea by the name of Agabus came down to see us.
CSB
10 While we were staying there many days, a prophet named Agabus came down from Judea.

Acts 21:10 Meaning and Commentary

Acts 21:10

And as we tarried there many days
How many days is not said, it could not be very many, if the apostle got to Jerusalem by Pentecost, as he desired, ( Acts 20:6 Acts 20:15 Acts 20:16 ) ( Acts 21:4 Acts 21:7 )

there came down from Judea a certain prophet named Agabus;
of whom mention is made in ( Acts 11:28 ) who is there said to come from Jerusalem, to Antioch, and here from Judea to Caesarea; he had been many years going about from place to place prophesying, for between that and this account must be a space of about sixteen or seventeen years.

Acts 21:10 In-Context

8 Leaving the next day, we reached Caesarea and stayed at the house of Philip the evangelist, one of the Seven.
9 He had four unmarried daughters who prophesied.
10 After we had been there a number of days, a prophet named Agabus came down from Judea.
11 Coming over to us, he took Paul’s belt, tied his own hands and feet with it and said, “The Holy Spirit says, ‘In this way the Jewish leaders in Jerusalem will bind the owner of this belt and will hand him over to the Gentiles.’ ”
12 When we heard this, we and the people there pleaded with Paul not to go up to Jerusalem.

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