Prophet* Name Means Place of Activity Approximate Time Period** Scripture*** Under Kings
Isaiah “Yahweh is salvation” Judah 739-685 BC Isaiah 1:1; 6:1; 7:1; 20:1;
Isaiah 36-39;
Hebrews 11:37
Uzziah
Jotham
Ahaz
Hezekiah
Manasseh
Jeremiah “Yahweh exalts” Judah 627-580 BC Jeremiah 1:2-3; 3:6; 11:21-23; 21:1; 22:11; 24:1; 25:1-3; 25:8-12; 26:1; 27:1, etc.;
Jeremiah 37-40;
Jeremiah 52:31-33
Josiah
Jehoahaz
Jehoiakim
Jehoiachin
Zedekiah
(Gedaliah)
Ezekiel “Yahweh strengthens” Babylon 592-570 BC Ez 1:1-3; 24:1-2; 33:21 (Jehoiachin in exile)
Daniel “Yahweh is my judge” Babylon
Persia
606-530 BC Dan 1:1-7;
Dan 1-4;
Dan 5:1ff; 6:1ff; 10:1
(Nebuchadnezzar
Belshazzar
Darius
Cyrus)
Hosea “salvation” Israel 760-720 BC Hosea 1:1 Jeroboam II
Zechariah
Shallum
Menahem
Pekahiah
Pekah
Hoshea
Joel “Yahweh is God” Judah 830 BC?
(if ministry at an early date)
(locust and Day of the Lord pictures in Joel) Ahaziah?
Joash?
Amos “burden bearer” Israel 760 BC Am 1:1; 7:12-17; 9:11-12 Jeroboam II
(Uzziah)
Obadiah “servant of Yahweh” Judah? 845 BC? (Obadiah 1-9 quoted in Jr 49:7-16)
(2 Kgs 8:20)
written against Edom (which was enemy of Jerusalem under Jehoram?)
Jonah “dove” Israel
(Nineveh)
780-760 BC 2 Kings 14:25;
Jon 1:1; 3:1
Jeroboam II
Micah “Who is like Yahweh?” Judah 737-690 BC Micah 1:1 Jotham
Ahaz
Hezekiah
Nahum “comfort/consolation” Judah after 664 BC
before 612 BC
Nahum 1:1
(Fall of Nineveh)
Manasseh?
Josiah?
Habakkuk “embracer” Judah 620-610 BC? Habakkuk 1:6
(Babylon)
Jehoiakim?
Zephaniah “Yahweh hides/treasures/protects” Judah 640-608 BC Zephaniah 1:1 Josiah
Haggai “my feast/festival” Judah (post-exile) 520-516 BC Haggai 1:1; 2:10; 2:20;
Ezra 5-6
(Darius I)
Zerubbabel
Zechariah “Yahweh remembers” Judah (post-exile) 520-518 BC Zechariah 1:1; 7:1
Haggai 1:1
(Darius I)
Zerubbabel
Malachi “my messenger/angel” Judah (post-exile) 430 BC Malachi 1:7,8,10; 3:1 (Artaxerxes I)

*The prophets are listed according to their order in the Scriptures.
**All dates are approximate time periods of each prophet’s ministry.
***The Scripture references provided are those that help estimate the time periods of each prophet’s ministry.