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.

Hebrew Bible



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


Christian Apostles of Jesus

The Twelve:[1]




Other believers

Secular rulers

See also


  1. Matthew 10:2-4, Mark 3:16-19, Luke 6:14-16, Acts 1:13
  2. Paul is a self-described apostle.Rom 1:1, 1 Cor 1:1, 2 Cor 1:1, Gal 1:1, Eph 1:1, Col 1:1, 1 Tim 1:1, 2 Tim 1:1, and Titus 1:1
  3. Matthias is the apostle who replaced Judas Iscariot. Acts 1:15-26

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