Acts 11:27-28

27 During this time some prophets came down from Jerusalem to Antioch.
28 One of them, named Agabus, stood up and through the Spirit predicted that a severe famine would spread over the entire Roman world. (This happened during the reign of Claudius.)

Acts 11:27 in Other Translations

KJV
27 And in these days came prophets from Jerusalem unto Antioch.
ESV
27 Now in these days prophets came down from Jerusalem to Antioch.
NLT
27 During this time some prophets traveled from Jerusalem to Antioch.
MSG
27 It was about this same time that some prophets came to Antioch from Jerusalem.
CSB
27 In those days some prophets came down from Jerusalem to Antioch.

Acts 11:27-28 In-Context

25 Then Barnabas went to Tarsus to look for Saul,
26 and when he found him, he brought him to Antioch. So for a whole year Barnabas and Saul met with the church and taught great numbers of people. The disciples were called Christians first at Antioch.
27 During this time some prophets came down from Jerusalem to Antioch.
28 One of them, named Agabus, stood up and through the Spirit predicted that a severe famine would spread over the entire Roman world. (This happened during the reign of Claudius.)
29 The disciples, as each one was able, decided to provide help for the brothers and sisters living in Judea.
30 This they did, sending their gift to the elders by Barnabas and Saul.

Cross References 4

  • 1. Acts 13:1; Acts 15:32; 1 Corinthians 11:4; 1 Corinthians 12:28,29; 1 Corinthians 14:29,32,37; S Ephesians 4:11
  • 2. Acts 21:10
  • 3. S Matthew 24:14
  • 4. Acts 18:2
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