Prophets

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short selection from the Prophets read on every Sabbath in a Jewish synagogue following a reading from the Torah Haftarah , Haftorah , Haphtarah , Haphtorah
Jewish scriptures which consist of three divisions--the Torah and the Prophets and the Writings Hebrew Scripture , Tanach , Tanakh
(Old Testament) the first of the major Hebrew prophets (8th century BC) Isaiah
wife of Ahab who was king of Israel; according to the Old Testament she was a cruel immoral queen who fostered the worship of Baal and tried to kill Elijah and other prophets of Israel (9th century BC) Jezebel
52 texts written between 200 BC and AD 200 but ascribed to various prophets and kings in the Hebrew scriptures; many are apocalyptic in nature Pseudepigrapha
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