A tag for any of the Bible's prophets, including the writing prophets (Isaiah to Malachi) and the non-writing prophets such as Samuel, Nathan, Elijah, or Elisha, as well as prophets from the New Testament era such as Agabus.

A prophet is someone appointed by God to speak on his behalf. A recognized office in the Old Testament, and also used of people with this gift in the New Testament. Some denominations recognize people as prophets in modern times.

Use this tag for questions about any people carrying out this task in ancient or modern times. There is also the tag for questions about the process itself.