A Prophet in Judaism is literally "a spokesperson." According to the Talmud, there were 48 prophets and 7 prophetesses. The last Jewish prophet is believed to have been Malachi. In Jewish tradition, it is believed that the period of prophecy called Neuvah, ended with Haggai, Zechariah, and Malachi (mid-5th century BCE) at which time the Shechinah (Hebrew: "dwelling" or "settling") departed from Israel.

Many of the books of the Hebrew Bible are named for the prophets whose stories or prophecies they tell. The second section of Hebrew Bible focuses on the Nevi'im (in Hebrew: נְבִיאִים) (Hebrew: "Prophets"). The books in the Nevi'im section and the prophets are not an exact match.

The 46 Prophets to Israel include:

  • Abraham
  • Isaac
  • Jacob
  • Moses
  • Aaron
  • Joshua
  • Phinehas
  • Eli
  • Elkanah
  • Samuel
  • Gad
  • Natan
  • David
  • Ahijah the Shilonite
  • Solomon
  • Iddo
  • Obadiah
  • Jehu
  • Azariah
  • Jahaziel
  • Eliezer
  • Elijah
  • Elisha
  • Micaiah
  • Jonah
  • Amos
  • Hosea
  • Amoz
  • Isaiah
  • Micah
  • Joel
  • Zephaniah
  • Nahum
  • Habakkuk
  • Urijah
  • Jeremiah
  • Ezekiel
  • Daniel
  • Mehseiah
  • Neriah
  • Baruch ben Neriah
  • Seraiah
  • Haggai
  • Zechariah
  • Mordecai Bilshan
  • Malachi

The 7 Prophetesses to Israel include:

  • Sarah
  • Miriam
  • Deborah
  • Hannah
  • Abigail
  • Huldah
  • Esther
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