Nevi'im  

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Nevi'im ("Prophets") is the second main division of the Hebrew Bible (the Tanakh), between the Torah (instruction) and Ketuvim (writings). It contains two sub-groups, the Former Prophets (Template:Lang, the narrative books of Joshua, Judges, Samuel and Kings) and the Latter Prophets (Template:Lang, the books of Isaiah, Jeremiah and Ezekiel and the Twelve Minor Prophets).

Many of the writings of the Latter Prophets are thought by scholars to be older than the narratives of the Former Prophets which precede them in the canon, and were profoundly influential on the direction and development of Hebrew religion. The Latter Prophets have also had a wide influence on literature and on political and social activism in cultures outside of Judaism.

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