[ ag-uh-buhs ]

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

Words Nearby Agabus Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use Agabus in a sentence

  • 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