An Extended Chart of the Minor Prophets.

Key Notes: Their times and messages in line with history.

Minor Prophet Dates (B.C.) Kings during Themes Famous texts Comments
Joel 830–810   Plague of locusts "...I will pour My Spirit upon all flesh; your sons and your daughters shall prophesy, your old men shall dream dreams, and your young men shall see visions." 2:28  
Jonah 795–775 Jeroboam II Salvation of Assyrians "And should I not pity which there are more than a hundred twenty thousand persons who do not know their right hand from their left and much cattle?" 4:11 directed to Ninevah
Amos 765–755 Jeroboam II Judgment of nations "...let justice roll down like waters, and righteousness like an everflowing stream." 5:24  
Hosea 755–720 Uzziah, Jeroboam II A loving husband; a vagrant wife "My heart recoils within me, My compassion grows warm and tender. I will not execute my fierce anger. I will not destroy Ephraim." 11:8–9  
Micah 735–700 Jotham, Ahaz, Hezekiah Justice "...and what does the Lord require of you but to do justice and love mercy and walk humbly with your God." 6:8  
723 B.C. Israel was carried into captivity by Assyria; scattered throughout the known world.
Obadiah (?) 630   Judgment of Edom "Though you soar aloft like the eagle, though your nest is set among the stars, thence I will bring you down." 1:4  
Nahum 650–625   Judgment of Assyrians "Behold on the mountains the feet of him who brings good tidings, who proclaims peace." 1:15 directed against Ninevah
Zephaniah 635–627   Judgment of Judah and the world "...He will rejoice over you with gladness, He will renew you in His love, He will exult over you with loud singing, as on a day of festival." 3:17–18  
Habakkuk 620–610   Evil unchecked "...the righteous shall live by his faith." 2:4 "Though the fig tree do not blossom, nor fruit be on the vines ...yet I will rejoice in the Lord, I will joy in...God...." 3:17  
586 B.C. Judah carried captive to  Babylon by King Nebuchadnezzar. Returned in 536BC. "Surely this came upon Judah by the command of the Lord" II Kings 24:3  
Haggai 520–505 Darius the Mede Rebuilding the temple "Is it time for you to dwell in your paneled houses while this house lies in ruins?" 1:4  
Zechariah 520–490 Darius the Mede Rebuilding the temple; visions of the future "This is the word of the Lord to Zerubbabel: 'Not by might nor by power, but by My Spirit, says the Lord of Hosts.'" 4:6 "On that day there shall be a fountain opened for the house of cleanse them from sin and uncleanness." 13:1  
Malachi 516 B.C. Second Temple completed in Jerusalem
Malachi 435–415   Apathetic Jews "For those who fear My Name the Sun of Righteousness will rise, with healing in its wings." 4:2