List of major biblical figures  

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A categorical and alphabetical list of people featured in the Bible.

The Hebrew Bible is the Tanakh of Judaism. Judaism does not accept or use the term "Old Testament", nor does it recognize the deuterocanonical books or the New Testament of Christianity as canonical.

Contents

Hebrew Bible

Template:Adam to David

Prophets

Template:Prophets of the Tanakh

Priests

Tribes of Israel

According to the Book of Genesis, all the Israelites were descendants of the sons of Jacob, who was also blessed with the name Israel. His twelve male children become the ancestors of the Twelve Tribes of Israel.

New Testament

Jesus and his relatives

Jesus

Christian Apostles of Jesus

The Twelve:<ref>Matthew 10:2-4, Mark 3:16-19, Luke 6:14-16, Acts 1:13</ref>

Others:

Priests

Prophets

Other believers

Secular rulers

Template:New Testament people

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