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Agabus

[ ag-uh-buhs ]
/ ˈæg ə bəs /
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noun

a Christian prophet who predicted a great famine. Acts 11:28.

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Example sentences from the Web for Agabus

  • 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
  • Agabus seems to have been specially gifted in the direction of prediction.

  • And as we tarried there many days, there came down from Judaea a certain prophet, named Agabus.

    The Bible Story|Rev. Newton Marshall Hall
  • A famine had afflicted the country,—probably that which Agabus had foretold.

    "Granny's Chapters"|Lady Mary Ross
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