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Agabus

[ag-uh-buh s] /ˈæg ə bəs/
noun
1.
a Christian prophet who predicted a great famine. Acts 11:28.
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  • A famine had afflicted the country,—probably that which Agabus had foretold.

    "Granny's Chapters" Lady Mary Ross
  • And as we tarried there many days, there came down from Judaea a certain prophet, named Agabus.

    The Bible Story Rev. Newton Marshall Hall
  • Agabus seems to have been specially gifted in the direction of prediction.

  • Whether this was, or was not, the same as the former Agabus,—this mode of designation presents itself as alike extraordinary.

    Not Paul, But Jesus Jeremy Bentham

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