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Pre-Exilic (8 century BC)
People
Jonah
Amos
Hosea
Isaiah
Micah
Jonah
Prophesied to Nineveh during reign of Israelite King Jeroboam II
Amos
Prophesied to N. Israel (Samaria) about coming Assyrian invasion (722 BC)
Hosea
Prophesied to N. Israel (Samaria) about coming Assyrian invasion (722 BC)
Isaiah
Prophesied to S. Israel (Judah) about coming Babylonian invasion (586 BC)
Micah
prophesied to S. Israel (Judah) about coming Babylonian invasion (586 BC)
Pre-Exilic (7 Century BC)
Joel
Nahum
Habakkuk
Zephaniah
Joel
prophesied about coming literal and/or figurative locust plague
Nahum
prophesied about fall of Nineveh in 612 BC
Habakkuk
saw Babylon coming against Judah
Zephaniah
saw Babylon coming against Judah
Exilic (605-539 BC)
Jeremiah
Ezekiel
Daniel
Jeremiah
prophesied as early as 605 until sometime after 586; exiled to Egypt
Ezekiel
exiled to Babylon in 597, prophesied about 586 destruction of Jerusalem
Daniel
exiled to Babylon by Nebuchadnezzar in 586
Post-Exilic (BC 539-?)
Obadiah
Haggai
Zechariah
Malachi
Obadiah
prophesies Edom's destruction for having plundered Israel in 586 destruction
Haggai
encouraged returnees after Cyrus' Decree (539 BC) to rebuild the temple (completed 520/15 BC)
Zechariah
encouraged returnees after Cyrus' Decree (539 BC) to rebuild the temple (completed 520/15 BC)
Malachi
looked beyond the work of Ezra and Nehemiah (5 century BC) to more restoration coming