Category:Old Testament

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Timeline of Old Testament chronology

  • -5509BC, - Creation of the World

Following is a proposed chronology (with no certainty) of the Prophets as they appeared in history not as they are listed in the Septuagint.

  • 1. The holy Prophet Obdios (Obdias, Obadiah, Abdiu) contemporary of the Prophet Elias. Born 800BC. Celebrated November 19.
  • 2. The holy Prophet Joel. Dating is difficult - anywhere between 835BC to 699BC. Celebrated October 19
  • 3. The holy Prophet Jonas. Flourished between 793-753 BC.
  • 4. The holy Prophet Amos of Tekoa.
  • 5. The holy Prophet Hosea.
  • 6. The holy Prophet Esaias
  • 7. The holy Prophet Michaeas
  • 8. The holy Prophet Naum
  • 9. The holy Prophet Sophonias
  • 10. The holy Prophet Jeremias
  • 11. The holy Prophet Abbakoum
  • 12. The holy Prophet Daniel
  • 13. The holy Prophet Ezekiel grew up in Jerusalem during the reign of Josias. He was from a priestly tribe and was deported to Babylon.
  • 14. The holy Prophet Haggai grew up in Babylon in captivity during the reign of Darius Hystaspes (522-485 BC).
  • 15. The holy Prophet Zacharias grew up in Galaad. He was of the tribe of Levi.
  • 16. ca 331 BC - The holy Prophet Malachias was born in Sopha after the return of the captives from Babylon (538 BC) and grew up during the reign of Artaxerxes Longimanus, between 433-425 BC. Celebrated January 31.


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