a Christian prophet who predicted a great famine. Acts 11:28.
A famine had afflicted the country,—probably that which Agabus had foretold.
“Granny’s Chapters” Lady Mary Ross
Agabus seems to have been specially gifted in the direction of prediction.
The Expositor’s Bible: The Acts of the Apostles, Vol. 2 G. T. Stokes
And as we tarried there many days, there came down from Judaea a certain prophet, named Agabus.
The Bible Story Rev. Newton Marshall Hall
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
a “prophet,” probably one of the seventy disciples of Christ. He prophesied at Antioch of an approaching famine (Acts 11:27, 28). Many years afterwards he met Paul at Caesarea, and warned him of the bonds and affliction that awaited him at Jerusalem should he persist in going thither (Acts 21:10-12).
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. the nonlegal or narrative material, as parables, maxims, or anecdotes, in the Talmud and other rabbinical literature, serving either to illustrate the meaning or purpose of the law, custom, or Biblical passage being discussed or to introduce a different, unrelated topic. Historical Examples So Agada implied much miscellaneous material and included everything not strictly […]
(def 2). Historical Examples Later traditions cherished the name of a king, Enmeduranki, whom they called a king of Sippar or Agade. Archology and the Bible George A. Barton E-an-dadia, name of zikkurat at Agade, 639;meaning of name, 639. The Religion of Babylonia and Assyria Morris Jastrow Besides the kings of Agade, the rulers of […]
a seaport in SW Morocco: destroyed by earthquake in 1960; new town rebuilt S of original site. Historical Examples The memory of Agadir still rankled in the proud Germanic soul. World’s War Events, Vol. I Various This was the famous “Agadir incident,” of which we have all heard. The Myth of a Guilty Nation Albert […]