MAJOR OLD COVENANT PROPHETS
9th CENTURY BC 1st CENTURY AD
(all dates approximate)

PROPHET
OF
YAHWEH
DATE OF MINISTRY
(approximate)
PRE/POST
BABYLONIAN
EXILE
MINISTRY TO WORLD POWER SCRIPTURAL TEXT
ELIJAH 873-853BC Pre-Exile Israel Assyria 1 Kings 17-2 Kings 2:15
ELISHA 853-793BC Pre-Exile Israel Assyria 1 Kings 19:12 Kings 13:21
OBADIAH ?848-841BC Pre-Exile Edom Assyria 2 Kings 8:16-24;
2 Chronicles 21:1-20;
Book of Obadiah
JONAH 782-753BC Pre-Exile Assyria Assyria 2 Kings 13:10-25; 14:23-29;
Book of Jonah
AMOS 783-743BC Pre-Exile Israel Assyria 2 Kings 14:23-15:7;
Book of Amos
HOSEA 783-732BC Pre-Exile Israel Assyria 2 Kings 14:23-18:12;
Book of Hosea
ISAIAH 740-680BC Pre-Exile Judah Assyria 2 Kings 15:1-20:21;
2 Chronicles 26:1632:22;
Book of Isaiah
MICAH 735-700BC Pre-Exile Judah Assyria 2 Kings 15:3219:37;
2 Chronicles 27:132:23;
Book of Micah
ZEPHANIAH 640-609BC Pre-Exile Judah Assyria 2 Kings 22:1-2;
2 Chronicles 34:1-7;
Book of Zephaniah
NAHUM 614BC Pre-Exile Assyria Assyria 2 Kings 21:1-18;
2 Chronicles 33:1-20;
Book of Nahum
JEREMIAH 626-605BC Pre-Post Exile Judah Assyria/Babylon 2 Kings 22:325:30;
2 Chronicles 34:136:21;
Book of Jeremiah
HABAKKUK 605-597BC Pre-Exile Judah Babylon 2 Kings 23:3124:7;
2 Chronicles 36:1-8;
Book of Habakkuk
BARUCH 582BC Exile Judah Babylon 2 Kings 24:8-25:30;
2 Chronicles 36:9-21;
Book of Baruch
DANIEL 605-535BC Exile Exiles in Babylon & Persia Babylon 2 Kings 23:34-25:30;
2 Chronicles 36:4-23;
Book of Daniel
EZEKIEL 593-571BC Exile Exiles in Babylon Babylon 2 Kings 24:8-25:30;
2 Chronicles 36:9-21;
Book of Ezekiel
HAGGAI 520BC Post-Exile Judah Persia Ezra 5:1-6:16;
Book of Haggai
ZECHARIAH 519-480BC Post-Exile Judah Persia Ezra 5:1-6:15;
Book of Zechariah
MALACHI 450BC Post-Exile Judah Persia Nehemiah 13:1-31;
Book of Malachi
JOEL ?400 Post-Exile Judah Persia Book of Joel;
Acts 2:16-21
YEHOHANAN
ben Zechariahs
(the Baptist)
28AD -29AD Post-Exile Judah Rome Matthew 3:1-14:12;
Mark 1:4-6:28
Luke 1-9:9

Scripture mentions 7 Prophetess: 6 True and 1 False

Prophetess Scripture Reference
Miriam, sister of Moses Exodus 15:20
Hulda 2 Kings 22:14; 2 Chronicles 34:22
Isaiah's wife Isaiah 8:3
Deborah Judge and Prophetess of Israel Judges 4:4
Noadiah Nehemiah 6:14
Anna Luke 2:36
"Jezebel" the False Prophetess Revelation 2:20

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