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Acts 11:28-30 Lexham English Bible (LEB)

28 And one of them named[a] Agabus stood up and[b] indicated by the Spirit that a great famine was about to come over the whole inhabited earth (which took place in the time of Claudius). 29 So from the disciples, according to their ability to give,[c] each one of them determined to send financial aid[d] for support to the brothers who lived in Judea, 30 which they also did, sending the aid[e] to the elders by the hand of Barnabas and Saul.


  1. Acts 11:28 Literally “by name”
  2. Acts 11:28 Here “and” is supplied because the previous participle (“stood up”) has been translated as a finite verb
  3. Acts 11:29 Literally “to the degree that anyone was prospering”
  4. Acts 11:29 Here the direct object is supplied from context in the English translation
  5. Acts 11:30 Here the direct object is supplied from context in the English translation
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Acts 11:28-30 New International Version (NIV)

28 One of them, named Agabus, stood up and through the Spirit predicted that a severe famine would spread over the entire Roman world. (This happened during the reign of Claudius.) 29 The disciples, as each one was able, decided to provide help for the brothers and sisters living in Judea. 30 This they did, sending their gift to the elders by Barnabas and Saul.

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