Isaiah the Prophet

Michelangelo's portrait of Isaiah the Prophet on the Sistine Chapel, Rome, ItalyMemorial

Profile

Eighth century BC Old Testament prophet. Killed at the order of King Manasses of Juda.

Died

  • sawn in two
  • buried under an oak tree

Canonized

Representation

  • elderly man holding a scroll that reads “Ecce Virgo Concipiet”
  • old man being sawn in two
  • robed figure holding a saw
Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Isaiah the Prophet“. CatholicSaints.Info. 5 July 2016. Web. 25 September 2016. <>