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Prophets

[ prof-its ]
/ ˈprɒf ɪts /
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noun (used with a singular verb)

the canonical group of books that forms the second of the three Jewish divisions of the Old Testament, comprising Joshua, Judges, 1 and 2 Samuel, 1 and 2 Kings, Isaiah, Jeremiah, Ezekiel, Hosea, Joel, Amos, Obadiah, Jonah, Micah, Nahum, Habakkuk, Zephaniah, Haggai, Zechariah, and Malachi.

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Prophets
/ (ˈprɒfɪts) /

pl n

the books constituting the second main part of the Hebrew Bible, which in Jewish tradition is subdivided into the Former Prophets, Joshua, Judges, I-II Samuel, and I-II Kings, and the Latter Prophets, comprising those books which in Christian tradition are alone called the Prophets and which are divided into Major Prophets and Minor ProphetsCompare Law of Moses, Hagiographa
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