major prophet

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From major (greater, longer) + prophet. The term derived from the greater length of these books of the Bible, as compared to the much shorter minor prophets.

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major prophet (plural major prophets)

  1. Any of the five longer prophetic books in the Old Testament: Isaiah, Jeremiah, Lamentations, Ezekiel, or Daniel.

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