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Latter Prophets
Former and Latter Prophets
Dictionaries
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Latter Prophets
Latter ProphetsIn the Hebrew canon, those books representing the major or “classical” prophets Isaiah, Jeremiah, Ezekiel, and the 12 Minor Prophets.
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Latter Prophets
Latter Prophets. In the Hebrew canon, those books representing the major or “classical” prophets Isaiah, Jeremiah, Ezekiel, and the twelve minor prophets. They are preceded by the Former Prophets: Joshua, Judges, Samuel, and Kings.
The Zondervan Encyclopedia of the Bible, Volume 4, M–P
Prophets, Former and Latter
Prophets, Former and Latter. In the Hebrew Bible, these terms are used to designate two groups of books. The group called Former Prophets consists of the historical books of Joshua, Judges, 1–2 Samuel, and 1–2 Kings. The Latter Prophets include Isaiah, Jeremiah, Ezekiel, and the Book of the Twelve (i.e.,
Dictionary of Biblical Prophecy and End Times
Latter Prophets
Latter ProphetsThe books of the Old Testament are arranged differently and are labeled differently in the Hebrew Bible than in Christian Bibles. The Hebrew Bible splits the Old Testament books into three main divisions: Torah (i.e., the Pentateuch), the Prophets, and the Writings. The Prophets are further
The New Interpreter’s Dictionary of the Bible, Volumes 1–5
d. Prophets
d. Prophets. Certain of the latter prophets mention historical events (e.g., Isa 7:1; Jer 21:1–2). Portions of Isaiah and Jeremiah even duplicate material in Kings (Isa 36–39 //2 Kgs 18:13–20:19; Jer 52 //2 Kgs 24:18–25:30). Of greater significance is the fact that the prophets give glimpses into the