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Outline of the Minor Prophets:

  • There are 12 minor prophets.
  • The first 9 books are pre-exile.
  • The last 3 books are post-exile.
  • The Jews considered the minor prophets to be 1 book.
  • The minor prophets are:
  • Hosea, Joel, Amos, Obadiah, Jonah, Micah, Nahum, Habbakkuk, Zephaniah, Haggai, Zacheriah, Malachi.
  • Hosea was the last prophet to the north.
  • Hosea's Greek name is Osee - Romans 9:25
  • The word "backsliding is found only in Jeremiah, Hosea, and Proverbs.
  • Gomer is Hosea's wife and represents Israel.
  • Hosea called the northern kingdom by three names Israel, Samaria, and Ephraim.
  • Of the last 6 kings on the throne in the Northern Kingdom only 1 died of natural causes.