Prophets in Judaism
The 48 Prophets and seven Prophetesses according to Rashi, Megillah 14a and glosses ad loc.
Beeri
According to the Book of Hosea, Beeri (Hebrew: בְּאֵרִי‎ Bə’êrî, "my well") was the father of the prophet Hosea. Jewish tradition says that he only uttered a few words of prophecy, and as they w...
Baruch ben Neriah
Baruch ben Neriah (Hebrew: ברוך בן נריה Bārūḵ ben Nêrîyāh "Blessed, son of My Candle is God") (c. 6th century BC) was the scribe, disciple, secretary, and devoted friend of the Biblical prophet Jerem...
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Ash-Shams
Sūrat al-Shams (Arabic: الشمس‎ aš-Šams, "The Sun") is the 91st sura of the Qur'an with 15 ayat. It opens with a series of solemn oaths sworn on various astronomical phenomena, the first of w...
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Abu Isa
Abu 'Isa (also known as Ovadiah, Ishaq ibn Ya'qub al-Isfahani, Isaac ibn Jacob al-Isfahani) was a self-proclaimed Jewish prophet sometime in the 8th century AD in Persia. He is known as the originator...
Elihu (Job)
Elihu (Hebrew: אֱלִיהוּא‎ ’Ělîhū) is a character in the Hebrew Bible's Book of Job. According to the Book of Job, Elihu is one of Job's friends, descended from Nahor (Job 32:2, 34:1). He is said...
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Daniel
Daniel is a masculine given name and a surname of Hebrew origin. It means, "God is my judge", and derives from two early Biblical figures, primary among them Daniel from the Book of Daniel. It is a c...
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Seraiah ben Neriah
Seriah ben Neriah was a Jewish aristocrat of the sixth century BCE. He was the son of Neriah and the brother of Baruch ben Neriah, the disciple of the biblical prophet Jeremiah.Seriah served as chambe...
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Ezekiel
Ezekiel (/ɨˈziːki.əl/; Hebrew: יְחֶזְקֵאל, Y'ḥez'qel, [jəħezˈqel]), meaning "May God strengthen him", "God will strengthen" (from חזק, ḥazaq, [ħaˈzaq], literally "to fasten upon", figuratively "strong...
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Mehseiah
Mehseiah is a minor figure in the Hebrew Bible, the grandfather of Baruch ben Neriah and father of Neriah. According to the Talmud, he was a prophet.
Neriah
Neriah ("Lord is my Lamp") is the son of Mahseiah, as well as the father of Baruch and Seraiah ben Neriah, mentioned in the Book of Jeremiah of the Hebrew Bible. He is mentioned in Jeremiah 32:12 and ...
Beor (biblical figure)
Beor (Hebrew: בְּעוֹר‎ Bə‘ōr, "a burning") is described as the father of Balaam and is considered a prophet by Judaism; the Talmud says in Baba Bathra 15b "Seven prophets prophesied to the heat...
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Amoz
Amoz (Hebrew: אָמוֹץ ,  Amots,  ʼĀmôṣ ; "strong"; /ˈeɪmɒz/) was the father of the prophet Isaiah, mentioned in Isaiah 1:1 and 2:1, and in II Kings 19:2, 20; 20:1. Nothing else is kn...
Elisha
Elisha (/ɨˈlaɪʃə/;Hebrew: אֱלִישָׁע,  Elisha,  ʼĔlîšāʻ ; "My God is salvation", Greek: Ἐλισσαῖος, Elissaîos or Ἐλισαιέ, Elisaié, Arabic: اليسع Al-yasaʻ) is a prophet and a wonder-w...
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Bithiah
Bithiah (Hebrew: בִּתְיָה‎ Biṯyāh, literally "daughter of Jah") was an Egyptian princess, and a daughter of Pharaoh according to Hebrew tradition. The name of her father is not in the Bible, but...
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Elkanah
Elkanah (Hebrew: אֱלְקָנָה‎ ’Elqānāh "El has purchased") was, according to the Books of Samuel, the husband of Hannah, and the father of her children including her first, Samuel. Elkanah pr...
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Jacob
Jacob (later given the name Israel) is considered a patriarch of the Israelites. According to the Book of Genesis, Jacob (/ˈdʒeɪkəb/; Hebrew: יַעֲקֹב  Yaʿakov) was the third Hebrew progenitor wit...
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Zophar
In the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament Book of Job, Zophar or Tzofar (צוֹפַר "Chirping; rising early", Standard Hebrew Tsofar, Tiberian Hebrew Ṣôp̄ar) the Naamathite is one of the three friends of Job who ...
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Bildad
Bildad (Hebrew: בִּלְדַּד‎ Bildaḏ, "Bel has loved"), the Shuhite, was one of Job's three friends who visited the patriarch in the Hebrew Bible's Book of Job. He was a descendant of Shuah, son of...
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Samuel
Samuel (/ˈsæm.juː.əl/; Hebrew: שְׁמוּאֵל,  Shmu'el,  Šəmûʼēl; Greek: Σαμουήλ Samouēl; Latin: Samvel; Arabic: صموئيل Ṣamoel; Strong's: Shemuwel), literally meaning "Name of God" in He...
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Twelve Minor Prophets
The Minor Prophets or Twelve Prophets (Aramaic: תרי עשר‎, Trei Asar, "The Twelve"), occasionally Book of the Twelve, is the last book of the Nevi'im, the second main division of the Jewish Tanak...
Eliphaz (Job)
Eliphaz (Hebrew: אֱלִיפָז‎ ’Ělîp̄āz, "El is pure gold") is called a Temanite (Job 4:1). He appears in the Book of Job in the Hebrew Bible.Eliphaz appears mild and modest; in his first reply to J...
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Eli (biblical figure)
Eli (Hebrew: עלי,  ʻEli,  ʻĒlî, meaning "Ascent" or "[Yahweh is the most] high", "[God on] high"; Ancient Greek: Ἠλί Ēli; Latin: Heli) was, according to the Books of Samuel, a High...
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