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Oracles
Pronouncements revealing the divine will or purpose
Navi (nabi)
One who is called
Seers
Israel's early prophets
Latter Prophets
Isaiah, Jeremiah, Ezekiel
Eschatological
doctrine of "last things" from Third Isaiah
Amos
prophet who reversed the idea of the "Day of Yahweh" to Judgment Day
Parallelism
repetitions of words, structure, imagery
Hosea
Prophet who compared Israel's disloyalty to a broken marriage as Israel turned to Baal. Compared to his own marriage. Wife was a whore.
Isaiah
denounces ruling classes' greed. He counsel isolationism, complete reliance on Yahweh
Micah
Unequivocally condemns the rich. Declares that the city and Temple will fall.
Zephaniah
Yahweh declares intention to sweep all life from the earth and denounces Israel's neighbors. Repeals sentence of Judah when king has religious reforms
Nahum
gloats over Assyria's destruction
Habakkuk
Ponders Yahweh's fairness. Says Babylon is His instrument to punish Israel with. Concludes righteous must have faith in God's ultimate justice.
Obadiah
condemns Edom for helping Baylonians
Ezekiel
Says Yahweh is too holy to "live" among unjust and violent people. Sees Jerusalem rebuilt and protected
Second Isaiah
Views Yahweh as the only God.
Haggai
Argues that Yahweh will make Jerusalem rich if Temple is rebuilt
Zechariah
has mystic visions involving the rebuilt Temple, Joshua
Third Isaiah
Critical of restored community's religious failures
Joel
contains apocalyptic visions. Calls for repentance
Malachi
Also predicts harsh judgment on the day of Yahweh's visitation. Announces future reappearance of Elijah.
Jonah
has narrow view of divine justice.
Day of Yahweh
Originally a day of rejoicing
Zion
Hill where Solomon's Temple stood. Will become new holy mountain
Immanuel
"God is with us". Son of Ahaz and wife signifying that Yahweh was present to protect people
Ahaz
King of Judah from 735 BCE to 716BCE. Forced to join alliance between Israel and Syria.
Sennacherib
One of Assyria's formidable warrior-kings. Cut off Judah's communication with Egypt and lay siege to Jerusalem.