Any of the twelve prophets after whom the shorter prophetic books of the Bible, from Hosea to Malachi, are named.
More example sentences
- Habakkuk, the eighth of the twelve minor prophets, is merely three chapters long but powerful in its theology.
- Hadn't he come back, the sot turned from his sack, chiding them with Nehemiah, Jonah, minor prophets?
- As a child and teenager, I learned in Vacation Bible School that the Old Testament contains several books called major and minor prophets.
Definition of minor prophet in:
- The US English dictionary