Jewish convert. One of the 72 disciples sent out by Jesus to preach. Had the gift of prophecy, and predicted an empire-wide famine that occurred in 49. Probably the one who predicted Paul‘s imprisonment in Jerusalem in Acts 21:10.
- in Antioch
- Carmelite holding a church
- making a prophesy
- with a dove
At that time some prophets came down from Jerusalem to Antioch, and one of them named Agabus stood up and predicted by the Spirit that there would be a severe famine all over the world, and it happened under Claudius. So the disciples determined that, according to ability, each should send relief to the brothers who lived in Judea. – Acts 28:27-29
- “Saint Agabus the Prophet“. CatholicSaints.Info. 12 August 2012. Web. 28 October 2016. <>