List of prophets in the Bible

There are about 85 prophets listed or mentioned in the Bible.

There are 60 "primary" prophets mentioned throughout the Old Testament and New Testament parts of the Christian Bible. And there are another 25 "secondary" prophets in the Bible.

Scholars have differing ways of defining, counting and classifying prophets but this list is consistent with many that have been circulated throughout the years.

The list below shows the name of the prophet, in alphabetical order, and the Bible verse in which they are described as being a prophet, or one who receives revelations from God.

Primary list

  1. Aaron (Exodus 7:2)
  2. Abel (Luke 11:50-51)
  3. Abraham (Genesis 20:7) » Partial list of Abraham's prophecies on aboutbibleprophecy.com
  4. Agabus (Acts 21:10)
  5. Agur (Book of Proverbs 30:1)
  6. Ahijah (1 Kings 11:29)
  7. Amos (Amos 7:14-15)
  8. Anna (Luke 2:36)
  9. Asaph (2 Chronicles 29:30)
  10. Azariah (2 Chronicles 15:8)
  11. Barnabas (Acts 13:1)
  12. Daniel (Matthew 24:15) » Partial list of Daniel's prophecies on aboutbibleprophecy.com
  13. David (Hebrews 11:32) » Partial list of David's prophecies on aboutbibleprophecy.com
  14. Deborah (Judges 4:4)
  15. Elijah (1 Kings 18:36)
  16. Elisha (2 Kings 9:1)
  17. Enoch (Jude 1:14)
  18. Ezekiel (Ezekiel 1:3) » Partial list of Ezekiel's prophecies on aboutbibleprophecy.com
  19. Gad (1 Samuel 22:5)
  20. Habakkuk (Habakkuk 1:1)
  21. Haggai (Haggai 1:1)
  22. Hanani (2 Chronicles 16:7)
  23. Hosea (Book of Hosea 1:1)
  24. Huldah (2 Kings 22:14)
  25. Iddo (2 Chronicles 13:22)
  26. Isaiah (2 Kings 19:2) » Partial list of Isaiah's prophecies on aboutbibleprophecy.com
  27. Jacob (Genesis 28:11-16) » Partial list of Jacob's prophecies on aboutbibleprophecy.com
  28. Jehu (1 Kings 16:7)
  29. Jeremiah (Jeremiah 20:2) » Partial list of Jeremiah's prophecies on aboutbibleprophecy.com
  30. Jesus (God the Son and/or Son of God) (Luke 24:19) » Partial list of Jesus' prophecies on aboutbibleprophecy.com
  31. Joel (Acts 2:16)
  32. John the Baptist (Luke 7:28)
  33. John of Patmos (Revelation 1:1)
  34. Jonah (2 Kings 14:25)
  35. Joshua (Joshua 1:1)
  36. Judas Barsabbas (Acts 15:32)
  37. Lucius of Cyrene (Acts 13:1)
  38. Malachi (Malachi 1:1)
  39. Manahen (Acts 13:1)
  40. Micah (Micah 1:1) » Partial list of Micah's prophecies on aboutbibleprophecy.com
  41. Micaiah (1 Kings 22:9)
  42. Miriam (Exodus 15:20)
  43. Moses (Deuteronomy 34:10) » Partial list of Moses' prophecies on aboutbibleprophecy.com
  44. Nahum (Nahum 1:1) » Partial list of Nahum's prophecies on aboutbibleprophecy.com
  45. Nathan (2 Samuel 7:2)
  46. Noah (Genesis 7:1)
  47. Obadiah (Obadiah 1:1)
  48. Oded (2 Chronicles 28:9)
  49. Philip the Evangelist (Acts 8:26)
  50. The four daughters of Philip the Evangelist (Acts 21:8, 9)
  51. Paul the Apostle (Acts of the Apostles 9:20)
  52. Samuel (1 Samuel 3:20)
  53. Shemaiah (1 Kings 12:22)
  54. Silas (Acts 15:32)
  55. Simeon Niger (Acts 13:1)
  56. Two Witnesses (Revelation 11:3)
  57. Urijah (Jeremiah 26:20)
  58. Zechariah, son of Berechiah (Zechariah 1:1) » Partial list of Zechariah's prophecies on aboutbibleprophecy.com
  59. Zechariah, son of Jehoiada (2 Chronicles 24:20)
  60. Zephaniah (Zephaniah 1:1)

Secondary list

  1. Eldad (Numbers 11:26)
  2. Eliezer (2 Chronicles 20:37)
  3. Elisabeth, mother of John the Baptist (Luke 1:41)
  4. Elihu(Job 32-35)
  5. Jahaziel (2 Chronicles 20:14)
  6. Joseph (Genesis 37:5 - 11)
  7. Joseph, fosterfather of Jesus (Matthew 1:20)
  8. Mary, mother of Jesus (Luke 1:26-28)
  9. Medad (Numbers 11:26)
  10. King Nebuchadnezzar of Babylon (Daniel 2:1)
  11. King Saul (1Samuel 10:10)
  12. Simeon of Jerusalem (Luke 2:25, 26)
  13. King Solomon (1Kings 3:5)
  14. The seventy elders of Israel (Numbers 11:25)
  15. Zechariah, father of John the Baptist (Luke 1:67)
  16. Ahab (Jeremiah 29:21)
  17. Antichrist (1 John 2:18-19)
  18. Azur (Jeremiah 28:1)
  19. Elymas (Bar-Jesus) (Acts 13:6-12)
  20. Hananiah (Jeremiah 28:5)
  21. Jezebel (Revelation 2:20) (not the Jezebel of the Old Testament)
  22. The false prophet of the Book of Revelation (16:13, 19:20, 20:10)
  23. Noadiah (Nehemiah 6:14)
  24. Simon Magus (Acts 8:9-24)
  25. Zedekiah (Jeremiah 29:21)