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Chronological list of Old Testament Saints

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A list of people in the Old Testament revered as Saints

Name Birth Birthplace Death Place of death Notes
Adam unknown Eden unknown unknown [1]
Abel unknown unknown unknown unknown killed by Cain [2]
Enoch unknown unknown did not die did not die Ancestor of Noah [3]
Noah unknown unknown unknown unknown survivor of the flood [4]
Abraham around 2000 BC Ur around 2000 BC Canaan Patriarch [5]
Melchizedek around 2000 BC Canaan around 2000 BC Canaan Priest of God [6]
Isaac around 2000 BC Canaan around 2000 BC Canaan Patriarch [7]
Jacob around 2000 BC Canaan around 2000 BC Egypt Patriarch [8]
Rachel around 2000 BC Paddan Aram around 2000 BC Canaan Wife of Jacob [9]
Joseph around 2000 BC Canaan around 2000 BC Egypt son of Jacob [10]
Moses perhaps around 16th-15th century BC Egypt perhaps around 16th-15th century BC Mount Nebo,Jordan Lawgiver and Prophet[11]
Aaron perhaps around 16th-15th century BC Egypt perhaps around 16th-15th century BC wilderness of Sinai High Priest [12]
Joshua perhaps around 16th-15th century BC Egypt perhaps around 16th-15th century BC Canaan Leader of Israel [13]
Samuel perhaps around 11th century BC Ramah in Benjamin perhaps around 11th century BC Ramah in Benjamin Prophet [14]
David perhaps around 11th century BC Bethlehem perhaps around 11th century BC Jerusalem King [15]
Nathan the prophet perhaps around 11th century BC Israel perhaps around 11th century BC unknown Prophet [16]
Elijah perhaps around 9th century BC Israel did not die did not die Prophet [17]
Elisha perhaps around 9th century BC Abel-meholah perhaps around 9th century BC Abel-meholah Prophet [18]
Amos around 8th century BC Tekoa around 8th century BC unknown Prophet [19]
Jonah around 8th century BC Gath-hepher around 8th century BC unknown (disputed) Prophet [20]
Hosea around 8th century BC unknown around 8th century BC unknown Prophet [21]
Isaiah perhaps around 8th century BC Israel perhaps around 8th century BC Israel Prophet [22]
Nahum around 7th century BC unknown around 7th century BC unknown Prophet [23]
Micah 8th century BC unknown 7th century BC unknown Prophet [24]
Habbakuk perhaps 7th century BC unknown perhaps 7th century BC unknown Prophet [25]
Zephaniah perhaps 7th century BC unknown perhaps 7th century BC unknown Prophet [26] [27]
Jeremiah 7th century BC Anathoth 6th century BC unknown Prophet [28] [29]
Baruch ben Neriah 7th-6th century BC Judah 6th century BC possibly Egypt Jeremiah's scribe
Ezekiel ca. 622 BC Jerusalem ca. 570 BC Babylon Prophet [30] [31]
Haggai perhaps 6th century BC unknown perhaps 6th century BC unknown Prophet [32][33]
Malachi perhaps 6th century BC unknown perhaps 6th century BC unknown Prophet [34]
Zechariah perhaps 6th century BC unknown perhaps 6th century BC unknown Prophet [35] [36]
Daniel around 6th century BC Israel 6th century BC Babylon Prophet [37] [38]
Joel unknown unknown unknown unknown Prophet
Obadiah perhaps around 5th century unknown perhaps around 5th century unknown Prophet [39]
Eleazar around 2nd century BC unknown 2nd century BC Israel Martyr [40] [41]
Holy Maccabean martyrs 2nd century BC unknown around 170-160 BC Israel Martyrs[42] [43]


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  1. Book of Genesis
  2. Book of Genesis
  3. Book of Genesis
  4. Book of Genesis
  5. Book of Genesis, contemporary of Isaac
  6. Book of Genesis, contemporary of Abraham
  7. Book of Genesis, contemporary of Jacob
  8. Book of Genesis, contemporary of Joseph
  9. Book of Genesis, contemporary of Joseph
  10. Book of Genesis, his timeline is based from the time given for the length of stay in Egypt within the narrative
  11. Books of Exodus, Leviticus Numbers and Deuteronomy, he is a contemporary of Joshua in the narrative
  12. Books of Exodus, Leviticus and Numbers, he is a contemporary of Joshua in the narrative
  13. Books of Exodus, Numbers, Deuteronomy and Joshua, his time is based from the times given in the period of the judges that existed prior to the Israelite kings
  14. 1st book of Samuel, he is a contemporary of King David
  15. https://www.newadvent.org/cathen/04642b.htm, retrieved April 22nd 2020
  16. 2nd book of Samuel, he is described as a contemporary of King David
  17. 1st and 2nd books of Kings, he is described as living during the time of King Ahab of Israel
  18. 1st and 2nd books of Kings, he is described as living during the times of Kings Joram, Jehu, Jehoahaz and Jehoash of Israel
  19. Book of Amos, he is described as living at the time of King Jeroboam of Israel and King Uzziah of Judah
  20. 2nd Book of Kings mentions him making a prophecy referenced in the time of Jeroboam of Israel
  21. Book of Hosea, prophesied in the reigns of Uzziah, Jothan, Ahaz and Hezekiah of Judah, and Jeroboam of Israel
  22. Book of Isaiah, describes him as being a prophet during the reigns of Kings Uzziah, Jothan, Ahaz and Hezekiah
  23. Book of Nahum, contains prophecies about the fall of Assyria
  24. Book of Micah, described as being a prophet during the reigns of Kings Jothan, Ahaz and Hezekiah
  25. Book of Habbakuk, describes him prophesying about the Chaldeans coming to attack
  26. Book of Zephaniah, describes him as living in the time of King Josiah of Judah
  27. https://www.britannica.com/biography/Zephaniah, retrieved April 22nd 2020
  28. Book of Jeremiah, describes him as living at the time of the siege of Jerusalem after having been a prophet for decades.
  29. https://www.britannica.com/biography/Jeremiah-Hebrew-prophet, retrieved April 22nd 2022
  30. Book of Ezekiel, describes him being in his 30th year at a point five years after King Jehoiacin's exile to Babylon. Final prophecy occurs 20 years later.
  31. http://www.biblecharts.org/thebible/interestingfactsaboutezekiel.pdf, retrieved April 22 2022
  32. Book of Haggai, includes exhortations to the Jews to rebuild the temple
  33. https://biblescripture.net/Zechariah.html, retrieved April 22 2022
  34. https://www.newadvent.org/cathen/09562b.htm , entry Malachias (Malachy), retrieved April 22nd 2020
  35. Book of Zechariah, described as being interested in the building of the second temple
  36. https://biblescripture.net/Zechariah.html, retrieved April 22 2022
  37. Book of Daniel, described as being a contemporary of King Nebuchadnezzar of Babylon
  38. https://www.britannica.com/biography/Daniel-Hebrew-prophet, retrieved April 22 2022
  39. The Interpreter's Bible, 1953, Volume VI, pp. 857–859, John A. Thompson
  40. 2 Maccabees 6, described as occurring during the reign of Antiochus Epiphanes
  41. https://www.jewishvirtuallibrary.org/hannah-and-her-seven-sons, retrieved April 22 2022
  42. 2 Maccabees 7, described as occurring during the reign of Antiochus Epiphanes in the narrative
  43. https://www.jewishvirtuallibrary.org/hannah-and-her-seven-sons, retrieved April 22 2022

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