See E. Achtemeier, Nahum-Malachi (1986); see also bibliography under Old Testament.
He was the last of the minor prophets, and the writer of the Book of Malachi, the last book of the Christian edition Old Testament canon (Book of Malachi ), and is the last book of the Neviim (prophets) section in the Jewish Tanakh. No allusion is made to him by Ezra, however, and he does not directly mention the restoration of the temple. The editors of the 1906 Jewish Encyclopedia inferred that he prophesied after Haggai and Zechariah (, ) and speculated that he delivered his prophecies about 420 BCE, after the second return of Nehemiah from Persia (Book of Nehemiah), or possibly before his return, comparing with ; with ).
He also rejects and attributes to Origen the view that Malachi was an angel according to his name. A tradition preserved in pseudo-Epiphanius (De Vitis Proph.) relates that Malachi was of the tribe of Zebulun, and was born after the Captivity. According to the same apocryphal story he died young, and was buried in his own country with his fathers.
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