List of biblical characters

List of biblical characters
Posted on 14-07-2023

List of biblical characters

  1. Aaron - Moses' brother and the first high priest of Israel.

  2. Abel - Adam and Eve's son who was killed by his brother Cain.

  3. Abraham - Considered the father of the Hebrew people. God made a covenant with him, promising to make his descendants into a great nation.

  4. Absalom - David's son who rebelled against him and sought to take the throne.

  5. Adam - The first man created by God.

  6. Agabus - A New Testament prophet who predicted a famine and Paul's future imprisonment.

  7. Ahijah - A prophet who played a role in the division of Israel's kingdom.

  8. Ahab - A wicked king of Israel married to Jezebel.

  9. Amos - A prophet who denounced social injustice and religious corruption in Israel.

  10. Andrew - One of Jesus' disciples and brother of Peter.

  11. Anna - A prophetess who recognized the infant Jesus as the Messiah.

  12. Annas - A high priest during the time of Jesus' arrest and trial.

  13. Aquila - A tentmaker and missionary, married to Priscilla.

  14. Archippus - A fellow worker mentioned by Paul in his letters.

  15. Areopagite - A member of the Athenian council who heard Paul's preaching on Mars Hill.

  16. Aristarchus - A companion of Paul mentioned in the New Testament.

  17. Artemas - A companion of Paul mentioned in the New Testament.

  18. Asa - A king of Judah known for his religious reforms.

  19. Asher - One of the twelve tribes of Israel.

  20. Athaliah - A queen of Judah who sought to wipe out the royal family.

  21. Barnabas - A companion of Paul and early Christian missionary.

  22. Bartholomew - One of Jesus' disciples also known as Nathanael.

  23. Bathsheba - The wife of Uriah and later of David, and mother of Solomon.

  24. Belshazzar - The last king of Babylon who saw the handwriting on the wall.

  25. Benjamin - One of the twelve tribes of Israel, also the youngest son of Jacob.

  26. Bernice - A daughter of Herod Agrippa I and sister of Herod Agrippa II.

  27. Bezalel - An artisan chosen to oversee the construction of the tabernacle.

  28. Boaz - A wealthy man who married Ruth and became the great-grandfather of David.

  29. Cain - Adam and Eve's son who killed his brother Abel.

  30. Caleb - One of the twelve spies sent to explore the Promised Land and later a faithful leader of Israel.

  31. Caiaphas - The high priest during Jesus' trial and crucifixion.

  32. Cornelius - A Roman centurion who became the first Gentile convert to Christianity.

  33. Cyrus - A Persian king who allowed the Jews to return to Jerusalem and rebuild the temple.

  34. Daniel - A prophet who interpreted dreams and served in the courts of Babylonian and Persian kings.

  35. Darius - A Persian king who reigned after Cyrus and later allowed the rebuilding of the temple.

  36. David - The second king of Israel known for his victory over Goliath and his Psalms.

  37. Deborah - A prophetess and judge who led Israel in a military victory over the Canaanites.

  38. Demas - A companion of Paul mentioned in the New Testament who later deserted him.

  39. Demetrius - A silversmith who stirred up a riot against Paul in Ephesus.

  40. Dorcas - A woman known for her acts of charity and whom Peter raised from the dead.

  41. Ebenezer - A stone set up by Samuel to commemorate God's help in a victory against the Philistines.

  42. Edom - A region and the descendants of Esau.

  43. Eli - A priest and judge who mentored Samuel.

  44. Elijah - A prophet known for his confrontation with the prophets of Baal and his ascent to heaven.

  45. Elisha - A prophet and successor of Elijah known for his miracles and ministry.

  46. Elizabeth - The mother of John the Baptist and a relative of Mary.

  47. Ephraim - One of the twelve tribes of Israel, also the name of a region.

  48. Epaphras - A fellow servant of Christ mentioned in Paul's letter to the Colossians.

  49. Epaphroditus - A Philippian Christian and fellow worker of Paul.

  50. Esau - Jacob's twin brother and the older son of Isaac and Rebekah.

  51. Esther - A Jewish queen of Persia who saved her people from a plot to exterminate them.

  52. Ethan - A wise man and musician mentioned in the Psalms.

  53. Eve - The first woman created by God and wife of Adam.

  54. Ezekiel - A prophet who received visions and messages from God during the Babylonian exile.

  55. Ezra - A priest and scribe who led the return of the exiles to Jerusalem and helped restore the law.

  56. Felix - A Roman governor who heard Paul's defense during his imprisonment.

  57. Festus - A Roman governor who succeeded Felix and dealt with Paul's case.

  58. Gad - One of the twelve tribes of Israel.

  59. Gamaliel - A respected Pharisee who counseled caution in dealing with the early Christians.

  60. Gideon - A judge who led the Israelites to victory over the Midianites.

  61. Goliath - A Philistine giant defeated by David.

  62. Hannah - The mother of Samuel who prayed fervently for a child.

  63. Hezekiah - A king of Judah known for his religious reforms and deliverance from Assyria.

  64. Herod - A name shared by several rulers in the Herodian dynasty, including Herod the Great and Herod Antipas.

  65. Hiram - A Phoenician king who assisted Solomon in the construction of the temple.

  66. Hosea - A prophet who married a prostitute to illustrate God's love for unfaithful Israel.

  67. Huldah - A prophetess who confirmed the authenticity of the Book of the Law.

  68. Hymenaeus - A false teacher mentioned in the New Testament.

  69. Ichabod - The son of Phinehas and the grandson of Eli, whose birth was accompanied by tragedy.

  70. Isaac - The son of Abraham and Sarah, and father of Jacob and Esau.

  71. Isaiah - A prophet whose prophecies are recorded in the book of Isaiah.

  72. Ishmael - The son of Abraham and Hagar, and father of the Ishmaelites.

  73. Israel - The name given to Jacob after wrestling with God, and later the name of the nation.

  74. Jabez - A man whose prayer for blessing is mentioned in the Bible.

  75. Jael - A woman who killed the Canaanite general Sisera.

  76. Jairus - A synagogue leader who asked Jesus to heal his daughter.

  77. Japheth - One of Noah's sons and the father of various nations.

  78. Jason - A convert to Christianity mentioned in the New Testament.

  79. Jephthah - A judge who made a rash vow and sacrificed his daughter.

  80. Jeremiah - A prophet known as the weeping prophet who warned of Judah's impending destruction.

  81. Jericho - A city conquered by Joshua and known for its miraculous fall.

  82. Jeroboam - The first king of the northern kingdom of Israel after its division.

  83. Jesse - The father of David, from whose lineage Jesus descended.

  84. Jesus - The central figure of Christianity, considered the Son of God and the Messiah.

  85. Jezebel - A wicked queen of Israel married to Ahab.

  86. Joab - David's nephew and commander of his army.

  87. Joash - A boy king of Judah who was hidden and later restored to the throne.

  88. Job - A man known for his great suffering and faithfulness.

  89. Joel - A prophet who called for repentance and spoke of God's future blessings.

  90. John - A name shared by several individuals, including John the Baptist and the apostle John.

  91. Jonah - A prophet who was swallowed by a great fish and later delivered a message of repentance to Nineveh.

  92. Jonathan - Saul's son and David's close friend.

  93. Joseph - Jacob's favorite son who was sold into slavery in Egypt and later became a powerful ruler.

  94. Joshua - Moses' successor who led the Israelites into the Promised Land.

  95. Josiah - A king of Judah known for his religious reforms.

  96. Jotham - A king of Judah known for his righteousness and rebuilding of the temple.

  97. Judah - One of the twelve tribes of Israel and the name of a region.

  98. Jude - A brother of Jesus and author of the Epistle of Jude.

  99. Judas - A name shared by several individuals, including the disciple who betrayed Jesus.

  100. Julia - A woman mentioned in Paul's letter to the Romans.

  101. Junia - A Christian mentioned by Paul in his letter to the Romans.

  102. Keilah - A city that David saved from the Philistines.

  103. Kenan - A descendant of Adam and a name mentioned in genealogies.

  104. King - A title given to various rulers mentioned in the Bible, including King David and King Solomon.

  105. Laban - Rebekah's brother and father-in-law to Jacob.

  106. Lazarus - A man whom Jesus raised from the dead.

  107. Leah - Jacob's first wife and the mother of several of his children.

  108. Levi - One of the twelve tribes of Israel and the name of a tribe of priests.

  109. Lot - Abraham's nephew who escaped the destruction of Sodom and Gomorrah.

  110. Luke - A physician and author of the Gospel of Luke and the Book of Acts.

  111. Lydia - A seller of purple cloth who became a believer in Philippi.

  112. Malachi - A prophet whose writings are the last book of the Old Testament.

  113. Mark - A companion of Paul and writer of the Gospel of Mark.

  114. Martha - The sister of Mary and Lazarus who hosted Jesus in her home.

  115. Mary - A name shared by several women in the Bible, including Jesus' mother and Mary Magdalene.

  116. Matthew - A tax collector who became one of Jesus' disciples and wrote the Gospel of Matthew.

  117. Matthias - The disciple chosen to replace Judas Iscariot.

  118. Meshach - One of Daniel's companions who survived the fiery furnace.

  119. Methuselah - The oldest person mentioned in the Bible, who lived for 969 years.

  120. Micah - A prophet who denounced corruption and called for justice.

  121. Michael - An archangel mentioned in the book of Daniel and the book of Revelation.

  122. Miriam - Moses' sister and a prophetess.

  123. Mordecai - A Jewish official in Persia who helped save the Jewish people from destruction.

  124. Moses - A prophet and leader who delivered the Israelites from slavery in Egypt and received the Ten Commandments.

  125. Naomi - The mother-in-law of Ruth.

  126. Nathan - A prophet and advisor to King David.

  127. Nathanael - One of Jesus' disciples also known as Bartholomew.

  128. Nebuchadnezzar - The king of Babylon who conquered Jerusalem and exiled the Israelites.

  129. Nehemiah - A cupbearer to the Persian king who led the rebuilding of the walls of Jerusalem.

  130. Nicodemus - A Pharisee and member of the Sanhedrin who sought out Jesus for spiritual guidance.

  131. Noah - A righteous man who built an ark and survived the Great Flood.

  132. Obadiah - A prophet who pronounced judgment on Edom.

  133. Othniel - The first judge of Israel who delivered them from the oppression of Cushan-Rishathaim.

  134. Onesimus - A slave who became a Christian and is mentioned in Paul's letter to Philemon.

  135. Onan - The son of Judah and Tamar.

  136. Ophir - A region known for its gold and other valuable resources.

  137. Orpah - Ruth's sister-in-law who returned to her homeland.

  138. Othniel - A judge who delivered Israel from the oppression of the king of Mesopotamia.

  139. Pamphylia - A region mentioned in the New Testament where Paul preached the Gospel.

  140. Patrobas - A Christian mentioned in Paul's letter to the Romans.

  141. Paul - A prominent apostle and missionary who wrote many letters in the New Testament.

  142. Peleg - A descendant of Noah mentioned in genealogies.

  143. Peninnah - One of Elkanah's wives and the rival of Hannah.

  144. Peniel - The place where Jacob wrestled with God.

  145. Pentecost - The Jewish festival celebrated fifty days after Passover and the day the Holy Spirit descended on the early Christian believers.

  146. Peter - One of Jesus' disciples and a leader in the early Christian church.

  147. Pharaoh - A title given to the rulers of Egypt, including the Pharaoh who enslaved the Israelites in Egypt.

  148. Philemon - A Christian mentioned in Paul's letter to Philemon.

  149. Philip - One of Jesus' disciples and an evangelist who baptized the Ethiopian eunuch.

  150. Philetus - A false teacher mentioned in the New Testament.

  151. Philip - A name shared by several individuals in the Bible, including Herod's tetrarch and the apostle Philip.

  152. Philippians - The people of Philippi to whom Paul wrote a letter.

  153. Phinehas - A priest who was zealous for God and took action to stop an act of idolatry.

  154. Phoebe - A deaconess in the early Christian church mentioned by Paul.

  155. Pilate - The Roman governor who ordered Jesus' crucifixion.

  156. Potiphar - An Egyptian official to whom Joseph was sold as a slave.

  157. Priscilla - A Christian woman mentioned in the New Testament and wife of Aquila.

  158. Prodigal - A term used to describe the wayward son in Jesus' parable.

  159. Rahab - A Canaanite woman who helped the Israelite spies and later became part of Jesus' genealogy.

  160. Rebekah - Isaac's wife and mother of Jacob and Esau.

  161. Reuben - Jacob's firstborn son and leader of the tribe of Reuben.

  162. Rhoda - A servant girl who was surprised by Peter's miraculous release from prison.

  163. Ruth - A Moabite woman who became part of Jesus' genealogy and exemplified loyalty and faithfulness.

  164. Samson - A judge known for his superhuman strength and his downfall due to his relationship with Delilah.

  165. Samuel - A prophet, judge, and last of the Old Testament judges who anointed both Saul and David as kings.

  166. Saul - The first king of Israel who was later rejected by God.

  167. Seth - Adam and Eve's son who was born after the death of Abel.

  168. Shadrach - One of Daniel's companions who survived the fiery furnace.

  169. Sheba - A queen who visited Solomon to test his wisdom.

  170. Silas - A companion of Paul mentioned in the New Testament.

  171. Simeon - One of Jacob's sons and a leader among the Israelites.

  172. Simon - A name shared by several individuals in the Bible, including Simon Peter and Simon the Sorcerer.

  173. Solomon - David's son who became a wise and wealthy king of Israel.

  174. Stephen - The first Christian martyr and one of the seven chosen to serve as a deacon.

  175. Tamar - The daughter-in-law of Judah who played a key role in his family's lineage.

  176. Tertius - A scribe who wrote down Paul's letter to the Romans.

  177. Thaddeus - One of Jesus' disciples also known as Lebbaeus.

  178. Thomas - One of Jesus' disciples known for his doubt and later belief.

  179. Timon - A name mentioned in a list of early Christians.

  180. Timothy - A companion of Paul and recipient of several of his letters.

  181. Titus - A companion of Paul and recipient of one of his letters.

  182. Trophimus - A Christian mentioned in the New Testament who accompanied Paul on his travels.

  183. Uzzah - A man who was struck dead for touching the Ark of the Covenant.

  184. Uzziah - A king of Judah who was struck with leprosy for unlawfully offering incense.

  185. Zebedee - The father of James and John, who were disciples of Jesus.

  186. Zechariah - A prophet and author of the book of Zechariah.

  187. Zebulun - One of the twelve tribes of Israel.

  188. Zedekiah - The last king of Judah before the Babylonian exile.

  189. Zephaniah - A prophet who proclaimed judgment and restoration for Judah.

  190. Zerubbabel - A leader who supervised the rebuilding of the temple in Jerusalem.

  191. Ziba - A servant of Saul who later served David.

  192. Zillah - One of Lamech's wives mentioned in the book of Genesis.

  193. Zimri - A wicked king of Israel who reigned for only seven days.

  194. Zipporah - Moses' wife, the daughter of Jethro, a Midianite priest.

  195. Zophar - One of Job's friends who offered advice during his suffering.

  196. Zuriel - A leader of the tribe of Merari mentioned in the book of Numbers.

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