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 first or earliest Bible verse in which they are described as being a prophet.

It also shows the testament era in which the prophet lived. A prophet is someone who receives revelations from God.

 
Prophet
First appearance
Testament
Links
1
Aaron
Exodus 7:2
Old Testament
2
Abel
Luke 11:50-51
Old Testament
3
Abraham
Genesis 20:7
Old Testament
4
Agabus
Acts 21:10
Old Testament
5
Agur
Book of Proverbs 30:1
Old Testament
6
Ahab
Jeremiah 29:21
Old Testament
7
Ahijah
1 Kings 11:29
Old Testament
8
Amos
Amos 7:14-15
Old Testament
9
Anna
Luke 2:36
New Testament
10
Antichrist
1 John 2:18-19
New Testament
11
Asaph
2 Chronicles 29:30
Old Testament
12
Azariah
2 Chronicles 15:8
Old Testament
13
Azur
Jeremiah 28:1
Old Testament
14
Barnabas
Acts 13:1
New Testament
15
Daniel
Matthew 24:15
Old Testament
16
David
Hebrews 11:32
Old Testament
17
Deborah
Judges 4:4
Old Testament
18
Eldad
Numbers 11:26
Old Testament
19
Eliezer
2 Chronicles 20:37
Old Testament
20
Elihu
Job 32-35
Old Testament
21
Elijah
1 Kings 18:36
Old Testament
22
Elisabeth, mother of John the Baptist
Luke 1:41
New Testament
23
Elisha
2 Kings 9:1
Old Testament
24
Elymas (Bar-Jesus)
Acts 13:6-12
New Testament
25
Enoch
Jude 1:14
Old Testament
26
Ezekiel
Ezekiel 1:3
Old Testament
27
Gad
1 Samuel 22:5
Old Testament
28
Habakkuk
Habakkuk 1:1
Old Testament
29
Haggai
Haggai 1:1
Old Testament
30
Hanani
2 Chronicles 16:7
Old Testament
31
Hananiah
Jeremiah 28:5
Old Testament
32
Hosea
Hosea 1:1
Old Testament
33
Huldah
2 Kings 22:14
Old Testament
34
Iddo
2 Chronicles 13:22
Old Testament
35
Isaiah
2 Kings 19:2
Old Testament
36
Jacob
Genesis 28:11-16
Old Testament
37
Jahaziel
2 Chronicles 20:14
Old Testament
38
Jehu
1 Kings 16:7
Old Testament
39
Jeremiah
Jeremiah 20:2
Old Testament
40
Jesus
Luke 24:19
New Testament
41
Jezebel (not the Jezebel of the Old Testament)
Revelation 2:20
New Testament
42
Joel
Acts 2:16
Old Testament
43
John of Patmos
Revelation 1:1
New Testament
44
John the Baptist
Luke 7:28
New Testament
45
Jonah
2 Kings 14:25
Old Testament
46
Joseph
Genesis 37:5 - 11
Old Testament
47
Joseph, foster father of Jesus
Matthew 1:20
New Testament
48
Joshua
Joshua 1:1
Old Testament
49
Judas Barsabbas
Acts 15:32
New Testament
50
King Nebuchadnezzar of Babylon
Daniel 2:1
Old Testament
51
King Saul
1 Samuel 10:10
Old Testament
52
King Solomon
1 Kings 3:5
Old Testament
53
Lucius of Cyrene
Acts 13:1
New Testament
54
Malachi
Malachi 1:1
Old Testament
55
Manaen
Acts 13:1
New Testament
56
Mary, mother of Jesus
Luke 1:26-28
New Testament
57
Medad
Numbers 11:26
Old Testament
58
Micah
Micah 1:1
Old Testament
59
Micaiah
1 Kings 22:9
Old Testament
60
Miriam
Exodus 15:20
Old Testament
61
Moses
Deuteronomy 34:10
Old Testament
62
Nahum
Nahum 1:1
Old Testament
63
Nathan
2 Samuel 7:2
Old Testament
64
Noadiah
Nehemiah 6:14
Old Testament
65
Noah
Genesis 7:1
Old Testament
66
Obadiah
Obadiah 1:1
Old Testament
67
Oded
2 Chronicles 28:9
Old Testament
68
Paul the Apostle
Acts of the Apostles 9:20
New Testament
69
Philip the Evangelist
Acts 8:26
New Testament
70
Samuel
1 Samuel 3:20
Old Testament
71
Shemaiah
1 Kings 12:22
Old Testament
72
Silas
Acts 15:32
New Testament
73
Simeon Niger
Acts 13:1
New Testament
74
Simeon of Jerusalem
Luke 2:25, 26
New Testament
75
Simon Magus
Acts 8:9-24
New Testament
76
The false prophet of the Book of Revelation
Revelation 16:13, 19:20, 20:10
New Testament
77
The four daughters of Philip the Evangelist
Acts 21:8, 9
New Testament
78
The seventy elders of Israel
Numbers 11:25
Old Testament
79
Two Witnesses
Revelation 11:3
New Testament
80
Urijah
Jeremiah 26:20
Old Testament
81
Zechariah, father of John the Baptist
Luke 1:67
New Testament
82
Zechariah, son of Berechiah
Zechariah 1:1
Old Testament
83
Zechariah, son of Jehoiada
2 Chronicles 24:20
Old Testament
84
Zedekiah
Jeremiah 29:21
Old Testament
85
Zephaniah
Zephaniah 1:1
Old Testament