Symbols of the Old Testament Prophets
Isaiah. The scroll symbolizes his prophetic work. The saw symbolizes his martydom by being sawed in two. Tongs and coal from the fire symbolize his call.      
 

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Jeremiah. The scroll symbolizes his prophetic activity. The stones symbolize his martyrdom by being stoned to death.        
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Ezekiel. Symbolized by a turreted gateway.        
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Daniel, in the lions den.        
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Hosea. The cast off robe and the scroll symbolize Israel's infidelity and Hosea's prophecy.        
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Joel, pointed hat and trumpet. The trumpet is the "Trumpet of Zion."        
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Amos, bread and bucket        
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Obadiah, flask        
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Jonah. The ship symbolizes Jonah's flight from the Lord.        
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Micah. Broken sword and spear.        
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Nahum. Boken yoke. Nahum prophesied how the Lord would break the yoke Assyria had put on Israel.        
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Habakkuk. Angel        
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Zephaniah. Walled city        
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Haggai. The symbol is the temple under construction, which is what Haggai urged the people to do.        
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Zechariah. The red horse appears in one of Zechariah's visions (Zechariah 1:8).        
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Malachi. Angel coming from a cloud        
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