Categories of true prophets in the old testament.
- Major prophets – their messages/book/are elaborate
- Minor prophets – they have short/brief messages
- Canonical prophets – they are prophets whose utterances are recorded in books that bear their names
- Non – canonical prophets – they are prophets whose oracles/ messages have been compiled by other authors.
- Cultic/ prophets – they are prophets whose duties were associated with cultic/early worship.
- Early prophets were sent by God for specific tasks e.g Moses.