Minor Prophet

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Mi′nor Proph′et

any of a group of Old Testament prophets including Hosea, Joel, Amos, Obadiah, Jonah, Micah, Nahum, Habakkuk, Zephaniah, Haggai, Zechariah, and Malachi. Compare Major Prophet.
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As the final prophetic writing of the Book of the Twelve, Malachi's voice, by virtue of canonical placement, gets the last word.
The Book of the Twelve Apostles, a guide to the Christian life, includes advice on everything from bathing to the ways by which one should approach death.
The evidence for such a claim is restricted to the number of four original books of Former Prophets plus Isaiah, Jeremiah, Ezekiel, and the book of the Twelve, the so-called minor prophets.