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An interpretation of the twelve minor prophets of the Hebrew Bible

Sean P. Kealy

An interpretation of the twelve minor prophets of the Hebrew Bible

the emergence of eschatology as a theological theme

by Sean P. Kealy

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Published by Edwin Mellen Press in Lewiston, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Bible. -- O.T. -- Minor Prophets -- Criticism, interpretation, etc,
  • Eschatology -- Biblical teaching

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 247) and index.

    StatementSean P. Kealy.
    SeriesHors serie
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBS1560 .K38 2009
    The Physical Object
    Pagination253 p. ;
    Number of Pages253
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23953831M
    ISBN 100773447156
    ISBN 109780773447158
    LC Control Number2009026188
    OCLC/WorldCa406175726

    The Book of Amos is a prophetic book of the Hebrew Bible, one of the Twelve Minor Prophets. Amos, an older contemporary of Hosea and Isaiah, [1] was active c. BC during the reign of Jeroboam II, [1] making the Book of Amos the first biblical prophetic book written. In the Hebrew Bible Canon, Isaiah, Jeremiah and Ezekiel (along with the twelve minor prophets) are grouped into a section called the Nevi’im Aharonim, or the “Latter Prophets” (the books of Joshua, Judges, Samuel, and Kings make up the Nevi’im Rishonim section, or “Former Prophets”). While the latter prophets also deal with portions.

    [Homer Hailey Œ A Commentary On The Minor Prophets, pg. 12] The prophets were not all of the same personality, stamped out of a cookie cutter. Different personalities and abilities colored them all, but as a collective group they were able to relate to any problem Israel found herself Size: KB. The Hebrew Bible, which is also called the Tanakh (/ t ɑː ˈ n ɑː x /; תָּנָ״ךְ, pronounced or the ; also Tenakh, Tenak, Tanach), or sometimes the Mikra, is the canonical collection of Hebrew scriptures, including the texts are almost exclusively in Biblical Hebrew, with a few passages in Biblical Aramaic instead (in the books of Daniel and Ezra, the verse Jeremiah 10 Language: Biblical Hebrew, Biblical Aramaic.

    The Twelve Minor Prophets are twelve small books in the Hebrew Bible but are counted as one book. The Hebrew Bible has 24 books; and the Twelve Minor Prophets are one of the 24 (not twelve of them).   The Bible uses the termsmajor and minor simply as a way to divide the prophetic books of the Old Testament. The Major Prophets are described as “major” because of the longer lengths of their books, not their significance. In order of occurrence, the Major Prophets are Isaiah, Jeremiah, Lamentations, Ezekiel, and Daniel.


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An Interpretation of the Twelve Minor Prophets of the Hebrew Bible: The Emergence of Eschatology As a Theological Theme [Kealy, Sean P.] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. An Interpretation of the Twelve Minor Prophets of the Hebrew Bible: The Emergence of Eschatology As a Theological ThemeAuthor: Sean P.

Kealy. The Minor Prophets (“The Twelve”) as One Book. In the Hebrew canon of Scripture, the modern thirty-nine books of the Old Testament were categorized as twenty-four books. The twelve books commonly referred to as “The Minor Prophets” were arranged in the Hebrew Bible to function as one book that unfolded in twelve parts (cf.

Acts ). The last book of the Prophets contains the prophecies of twelve distinct prophets, and is known as Trei Asar (תרי עשר), meaning ‘twelve’ in Aramaic. In English, it is sometimes referred to as the “Twelve Minor Prophets ”, a moniker that describes only their relatively short messages, but not their importance.

Bible. Minor Prophets — Criticism, interpretation, etc. — Congresses. Bible. Minor Conflicting structures in the Book of Joel and the superficiality of the Book of the Twelve Prophets / Harm van Grol (Tilburg) "For her wound is incurable: it has come to Judah" (Micah 1,9): reflections of trauma in Micah 4, / Alphonso Groenewald.

The Book of the Twelve, or the Minor Prophets In Ecclesiasticus (an Apocryphal book written c. b.c.), Jesus ben Sira spoke of “the twelve prophets” (Ecclesiasticus ) as a unit parallel to Isaiah, Jeremiah and Ezekiel. The Minor Prophets is a collection of twelve Old Testament books, known simply as “the Twelve” or “the Book of the Twelve” in the Hebrew Bible.

The title “minor” refers to length, not significance. Roughly in chronological order, each of these short books gives a glimpse into the spiritual landscape and history.

13 rows  * "Minor" does not reflect the importance of these books, but simply their length as. The Twelve, also called The Twelve Prophets, or The Minor Prophets, book of the Hebrew Bible that contains the books of 12 minor prophets: Hosea, Joel, Amos, Obadiah, Jonah, Micah, Nahum, Habakkuk, Zephaniah, Haggai, Zechariah, and Malachi.

In most other versions of the Old Testament, each of these 12 is treated as a separate book (e.g. The Book of Joel is part of the Hebrew Bible, one of twelve prophetic books known as the Twelve Minor Prophets. (The term indicates the short length of the text in relation to longer prophetic texts known as the Major Prophets.).

In their simplest form, the twenty-four books of the Jewish Bible – the Tanach – present a history of the first years from creation until the building of the second Temple in Jerusalem. The books also relate the history of the Jewish nation from its earliest stage, through the giving of the Law at Mount Sinai, and until the end of the first commonwealth.

The Twelve Prophets. The twelve Minor Prophets are the Seven Dwarves of the Hebrew Bible. Sure, they don’t match the size of their prophetic counterparts and they’re far less well known to the world at large, but they work hard to keep Israel and Judah safe from harm.

And every so often, they even break into song. The 12 books of the Minor Prophets include 67 chapters. The longest book of the Major Prophets, Isaiah, includes 66 chapters, while the shortest book in the Minor Prophets, Obadiah, includes just one.

Historically, the Hebrew Bible (Jewish version of the Old Testament) arranged these works differently. For example, Lamentations was included as. Gary Yates, Book of the Twelve [Minor Prophets], Lecture 1, Ministry & Message of Prophets: J Watch: Listen: Dr Gary Yates, Book of the Twelve [Minor Prophets], Lecture 2, Ministry & Message of the Prophets Part 2: J Watch: Listen: Dr.

Gary Yates, Book of the Twelve [Minor Prophets], Lecture 3, Overview: June Habakkuk, who was active around BC, was a prophet whose oracles and prayer are recorded in the Book of Habakkuk, the eighth of the collected twelve minor prophets in the Hebrew Bible.

He is revered by Jews, Christians, and Muslims. Almost all information about Habakkuk is drawn from the book of the Bible bearing his name, with no biographical details provided Attributes: Prophet.

By the Jewish arrangement, which places together the twelve minor prophets in a single volume, the chronological order of the prophets as a whole is broken up. The three greater prophets, Isaiah, Jeremiah, and Ezekiel, stand in the true order of time.

Daniel began to prophesy before Ezekiel, but continued, many years after him. Nevi'im (/ n ə v i ˈ iː m, n ə ˈ v iː ɪ m /; Hebrew: נְבִיאִים Nəḇî'îm, "Prophets" literally "spokespersons") is the second main division of the Hebrew Bible (the Tanakh), between the Torah (instruction) and Ketuvim (writings).

The Nevi'im are divided into two groups. The Former Prophets (Hebrew: נביאים ראשונים Nevi'im Rishonim) consists of the narrative books. The Book of Nahum is the seventh book of the 12 minor prophets of the Hebrew Bible. It is attributed to the prophet Nahum, and was probably written in Jerusalem in the 7th century BC.

Josephus places Nahum during the reign of Jotham, while others place him in the beginning of the reign of Ahaz, Judah's next king, or even the latter half of the.

Prophetic Books of the Bible Prophets have existed throughout every era of God's relationship with mankind, but the Old Testament books of the prophets address the "classical" period of prophecy — from the later years of the divided kingdoms of Judah and Israel, throughout the time of exile, and into the years of Israel's return from exile.

The majority of OT scholars believe that the twelve works were brought together on a scroll within a century of the completion of the last book (Malachi). In the Hebrew Bible Canon, the twelve books of the minor prophets (along with Isaiah, Jeremiah and Ezekiel) are grouped into a section called the Nevi’im Aharonim, or the “Latter Prophets”.

The Book of Malachi, also called The Prophecy Of Malachias, the last of 12 Old Testament books that bear the names of the Minor Prophets, grouped together as the Twelve in the Jewish canon. The author is unknown; Malachi is merely a transliteration of a Hebrew word meaning “my messenger.” Read More on This Topic.

biblical literature: Malachi. The book of Hosea consists of fourteen chapters, which was the record for a minor prophet until Zechariah tied it a couple centuries later. During the time of the Minor Prophets, the nation of Israel had divided into two separate countries, each with its own government: Israel, the northern country consisting of ten tribes, and Judah, the remaining two tribes in the south.Isaiah, and the Twelve Prophets (b.

B. Bat. 14b).6 This order does various hypothetical stages of redaction. The present work, however, fol-lows the compositional strategy of a single author.

3. See Roger T. Beckwith, “Formation of the Hebrew Bible,” in Mikra: Text, Translation, Reading & Interpretation of the Hebrew Bible in Ancient Ju.The 12 Minor Prophets Summaries & Lessons. The so-called ‘Minor’ Prophets of the Old Testament also known as ‘The Twelve’ nevertheless had a Majo r impact in their day.

This summary of the 12 prophets gives an overall view or a summary, of the Minor prophets one by one as they saught to change the lives of their people, and protect them from the wrath of an .