In common English, the term prophet is often used to mean a fortune teller. But in Judaism, a prophet is someone who relays the word or directions of God. That may include fortelling the future.

Many of the books of the Tanakh are named for the prophets whose stories or prophecies they tell. The second section of Tanakh focuses on the prophets or Nevi'im (in Hebrew: נְבִיאִים). The books in the Nevi'im section and the prophets are not an exact match.

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The prophets of Israel include

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