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One of them, named Agabus, stood up and by the power of the Spirit predicted that a severe famine was about to come over all the earth. (It came when Claudius was emperor.)
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And one of them named Agabus, rising up, signified by the Spirit that there should be a great famine over the whole world, which came to pass under Claudius.
Acts 21:10 And as we tarried there for some days, there came from Judea a certain prophet, named Agabus.
Genesis 41:30,31,38 After which shall follow other seven years of so great scarcity, that all the abundance before shall be forgotten: for the famine shall consume all the land, . . .
1 Kings 17:1-16 And Elias the Thesbite, of the inhabitants of Galaad, said to Achab: As the Lord liveth, the God of Israel, in whose sight I stand, there shall not be dew nor rain these years, but according to the words of my mouth. . . .
2 Kings 8:1,2 And Eliseus spoke to the woman, whose son he had restored to life, saying: Arise, and go thou, and thy household, and sojourn wheresoever thou canst find: for the Lord hath called a famine, and it shall come upon the land seven years. . . .
41; and after a reign of upwards of
13 years, he was poisoned by his wife Agrippina, and succeeded by Nero.
Luke 2:1 And it came to pass that in those days there went out a decree from Caesar Augustus that the whole world should be enrolled.
Luke 3:1 Now in the fifteenth year of the reign of Tiberius Caesar, Pontius Pilate being governor of Judea, and Herod being tetrarch of Galilee, and Philip his brother tetrarch of Iturea and the country of Trachonitis, and Lysanias tetrarch of Abilina:
ContextThe Church at Antioch
…27And in these days there came prophets from Jerusalem to Antioch. 28And one of them named Agabus, rising up, signified by the Spirit that there should be a great famine over the whole world, which came to pass under Claudius. 29And the disciples, every man according to his ability, purposed to send relief to the brethren who dwelt in Judea.…
For nation shall rise against nation, and kingdom against kingdom: And there shall be pestilences and famines and earthquakes in places.
And this gospel of the kingdom shall be preached in the whole world, for a testimony to all nations: and then shall the consummation come.
And finding a certain Jew, named Aquila, born in Pontus, lately come from Italy, with Priscilla his wife (because that Claudius had commanded all Jews to depart from Rome), he came to them.
And as we tarried there for some days, there came from Judea a certain prophet, named Agabus.
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