Malachi the Prophet

detail from a painting of Malachi the Prophet, c.1309, by Duccio, altarpiece of the cathedral of Siena, Italy, currently in the Museo dell'Opera del DuomoAlso known as

  • Malachias



Fifth century B.C., son of Sapha, Tribe of Zabulon. Post-Exilic and last of the Twelve Minor Prophets and the inspired writer of one of the Canonical Books of the Old Testament. No details of his life have survived.


Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Malachi the Prophet“. CatholicSaints.Info. 21 November 2019. Web. 25 October 2020. <>