Nahum the Prophet

detail of a statue of Nahum the Prophet, date and aritst unknown; exterior of the Cathédrale Notre-Dame d'Amiens, France; photographed on 8 January 2008 by Mattana; swiped from Wikimedia CommonsMemorial

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Old Testament minor prophet. His short prophecy is directed against Niniveh, whose destruction he warned of and saw.

Born

  • northern Palestine

Died

  • c.660 BC

Canonized

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MLA Citation

  • “Nahum the Prophet“. CatholicSaints.Info. 6 February 2019. Web. 17 October 2019. <>