Prophets in Judaism

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The 48 Prophets and seven Prophetesses according to Rashi, Megillah 14a and glosses ad loc.[1]

The 48 Prophets[edit]

  1. Abraham
  2. Isaac
  3. Jacob
  4. Moses
  5. Aaron
  6. Joshua (Yehoshua יהושע)
  7. Phineas
  8. Elkanah
  9. Eli
  10. Samuel (Shmu'el שמואל)
  11. Gad
  12. Nathan
  13. David
  14. Solomon
  15. Iddo
  16. Michaiah son of Imlah
  17. Obadiah or Ovadyah [עובדיה]
  18. Ahijah the Shilonite
  19. Jehu son of Hanani
  20. Azariah son of Oded
  21. Jahaziel the Levite
  22. Eliezer son of Dodavahu
  23. Hosea or Hoshea [הושע]
  24. Amos [עמוס]
  25. Micah the Morashtite or Mikhah [מיכה]
  26. Amoz
  27. Elijah
  28. Elisha
  29. Jonah son of Amittai or Yonah [יונה]
  30. Isaiah (Yeshayahu [ישעיהו])
  31. Joel or Yo'el [יואל]
  32. Nahum or Nachum [נחום]
  33. Habakkuk or Habaquq [חבקוק]
  34. Zephaniah or Tsefania [צפניה]
  35. Urijah
  36. Jeremiah
  37. Ezekiel
  38. Shemaiah
  39. Baruch
  40. Neriah
  41. Seraiah
  42. Mehseiah
  43. Haggai [חגי]
  44. Zechariah Zekharia [זכריה]
  45. Malachi or Malakhi [מלאכי]
  46. Mordecai Bilshan
  47. Oded
  48. Hanani

The seven Prophetesses[edit]

  1. Miriam
  2. Deborah
  3. Hannah
  4. Abigail
  5. Huldah
  6. Esther
  7. Sarah

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ The Stone Edition TANACH. Chart. 14 p.2038. 

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