Agabus

[ ag-uh-buh s ]
/ ˈæg ə bəs /

noun

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

QUIZZES

HEED THE VOX POPULI, AND TAKE THIS WORD OF THE DAY QUIZ!

Test your memory on these verbal firecrackers from the week of June 29 to July 5!
Question 1 of 7
anchorite
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

Example sentences from the Web for agabus

  • 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