Micah the Prophet

detail of a ceiling painting of Michah the Prophet, 1864, Johann Thurner; spandrels of the ceiling of the nave of the parish church of Saint Blaise, Fristingen, Dillingen, Bavaria, Germany; photographed on 26 July 2011 by GFreihalter; swiped from Wikimedia CommonsAlso known as

  • Michea
  • Michaes
  • Micheas



Old Testament prophet, one of the Twelve Minor Prophets, a contemporary of the Isaiah, and the author of the canonical Old Testament Book of Micah. In the Book he weighs in against Samaria and Jerusalem, prophecies that Christ will be born in Bethlehem, and foretells the glory of the Christian Church.



MLA Citation

  • “Micah the Prophet“. CatholicSaints.Info. 7 February 2019. Web. 26 February 2021. <>