- List of minor Biblical figures
This list contains persons named in
the Bibleof minor notability, about whom either nothing or very little is known, aside from any family connections.
In . "Abimael" means "my father is God".
Adah () (according to Easton's Bible Dictionary). She was the mother of
Eliphaz, Esau's firstborn, and the ancestress of the Edomites.
Order of the Eastern Starconsiders Adah also to be the name of the daughter of Jephthah, although the Bible does not name her.
In and , Alvah is a chief of
Edomand a descendant of Esau. In , whose chariots were famed for their swiftness. It is rendered in the margin “my willing people,” and in the Revised Version “my princely people.”
Ammizabad was the son of
Benaiah, who was the third and chief captain of the host under David( [http://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=1%20Chronicles%2027:6 1 Chronicles 27:6] ).
"'Amzi" ('am-tsee') is a masculine
Hebrewname meaning "my strength" or "strong." Two individuals with this name are mentioned in the Bible:
* and .
Asriel was a son of
Manassehaccording to , , and .
Assir was a son of
Korahof the house of Leviaccording to , born in Egypt.
Azzan was the father of Paltiel, a prince of the
Tribe of Issachar. ().
Baanah the Netophathite was the father of Heleb, one of
King David's Warriors(, ).
Baara was one of the three wives of Shaharaim, according to .
Gileadite of Rogelimwas 80 years old at the time of Absalom's revolt against King David. Barzillai supplied provisions for David's army at Mahanaim(). After the death of Absalom, Barzillai, being an old man, was unable to accompany the king back to Jerusalem, but brought Chimham to David for the return journey ().
Becher was the name of two individuals mentioned in the Bible:
*The second of ten sons of
Benjaminaccording to and
*A son of
Ephraimaccording to . His descendants were referred to as Bachrites.
Bechorath, son of Aphiah, of the
tribe of Benjamin, was an ancestor of King Sauland of his commander Abner. According to Saul, his family was the least of the tribe of Benjamin. ()
Bela was the name of three individuals mentioned in the Bible:
Bela ben Beor, an Edomite king according to and
*(also Belah) The first of ten sons of
Benjaminaccording to , , and .
*A son of
Beriah is the name of four different Biblical individuals:
Asher's four sons, and father of Heberand Malchiel. ()
*A son of
*The head of a family that came up from the Babylonian exile with Zerubbabel, that was unable to give its ancestral genealogy. () He is probably identical to the previous entry.
Dibri of the house of
Danwas the father of Shelomith according to . Shelomith's son was stoned to death for blasphemy.
Diklah was a son of
Joktanaccording to ,.
Eglah was one of
David's wives and the mother of Ithream according to .
In he is called
Eliasaph was the name of two individuals mentioned in the Bible:
*The son of
Deueland the prince of the Tribe of Gadaccording to .
*The son of Lael and the chief of the house of
Gershonaccording to .
Elidad Prince of the
tribe of Benjamin; one of those appointed by Mosesto superintend the division of Canaanamongst the tribe ().
Elishama was a son of
Ammihudand a prince of the house of Ephraimaccording to .
Elisheba ("God is my oath", cognate to the name
Elizabeth) is the wife of Aaronand sister-in-law of Moses. Her sons were Nadab, Abihu, Eleazer and Ithamar. (Exodus 6:23).
Elizaphan Prince of the
tribe of Zebulun; one of those appointed by Mosesto superintend the division of Canaanamongst the tribe ().
Elizur was a son of Shedeur and a prince of the house of
Reubenaccording to .
Evi was one of five
Midianite kings killed during the time of Moses by an Israelite expedition led by Phinehas, son of Eleazaraccording to and .
Ezbon is the name of two people mentioned in the Bible:
*A son of Gad ().
Gaddi, the son of Susi of the house of
Manasseh, was a scout sent to Canaanprior to the crossing of the Jordan Riveraccording to .
Gaddiel, the son of Sodi of the house of
Zebulun, was a scout sent to Canaanprior to the crossing of the Jordan Riveraccording to .
* Head of a family of priests after the
Babylonian exile. Unable to prove their lineage, the family lost its priesthood status. (, )
*Head of a non-priestly family, with 320 members, which returned with
Zerubbabel. () Harim's son Malchijah was one of those who helped repair the walls of Jerusalem, including the Tower of the Furnaces. (, ) The head of his family at the time of the return was Adna. ( and in , Hezron is a son of Reuben and the founder of the Hezronites.
Hori of the house of
Simeonwas the father of Shaphat, a scout sent to Canaanprior to the crossing of the Jordan Riveraccording to .
Huppim or Hupham was the ninth son of
Benjaminin Genesis 46:21 and Numbers 26:39.
Hushim or Shuham was a son of
Danaccording to and . He was one of the 70 souls to migrate to Egypt with Jacob.
Igal, the son of Joseph of the house of
Issachar, was a scout sent to Canaanprior to the crossing of the Jordan Riveraccording to .
Ikkesh the Tekoite was the father of Ira, one of
King David's Warriors(, ).
In ) This family lived in Jerusalem. () His son was Jedaiah, one of the priests to resettle Jerusalem. ( Jabal is a descendant of
Cain, the son of Lamech and Adah, brother of Jabal. His descendants were musicians. Author Robert A. Heinleinnamed one of the lead characters in his " Stranger in a Strange Land" "Jubal Harshaw".
Kelita ("dwarf") was a
Levitewho assisted Ezrain expounding the law to the people. ()
Kemuel Prince of the
tribe of Ephraim; one of those appointed by Mosesto superintend the division of Canaanamongst the tribe ().
Keren-happuch ("horn of the face-paint" or "cosmetic-box") is the name of Job's third daughter () It is often conjectured that he was the head of an Arabian tribe.
*One of the Levites whom David appointed as porter for the ark ; who were inferior in wisdom only to
Malchiel was a son of
Asheraccording to and . He was one of the 70 souls to migrate to Egypt with Jacob.
Heb. "King of help", one of the four sons of
Mash was a son of Aram according to .
Hebrew for a type of gift, one of the sons of
Ishmael, the founder of an Arabian tribe ().
Mehetabel ("Whom God benefits" or "God causes good") was the wife of
Hadad, one of the kings of Edom().
"My king" The son of
Addi, and father of Neri(), and thus grandson of Mephibosheth. Also related to a southwest Asian god, see Melech
Fullness, the son of Menan and father of Eliakim, in the genealogy of our Lord ( who had charge of the diet of the Hebrew youths.
"Increase", or "Majority", the eldest of
Saul's two daughters (), to whom were sent the sacred vessels (), elsewhere called Mephibosheth () He was a temple gate-keeper in the time of David.
"Requitals". (1.) The father of Berechiah ().
# Grandfather of Shaphan, "the scribe," in the reign of Josiah (), in the reign of
Ammon; called Shallum in ().
# One of two sons of
Zerubbabel, the other being Hananiah. ().
# One of the leading Levites in the time of Ezra ().
"Friend", the wife of King
Manasseh of Judah, and the mother of King Amon of Judah((),().
* One of Ishmael's twelve sons, and head of an Arab tribe ().
Mijamin or Miamin ("from the right hand") is the name of three persons mentioned in the Bible:
* The head of the sixth of twenty four
priestly divisionsset up by King David. () In the time of Joiakim his family had joined with that of Moadiah, and was led by Piltai. He was also called Miniamin. ().
*(2.) A Benjamite ().
"Eloquent", a Levitical musician ().
Meaning "given by
Mithra", or "dedicated to Mithra", i.e., the sun, the Hebrew form of the Persian name Mithridates.
* The "treasurer" of
King Cyrus(). He was apparently a native of Cyprus, like Barnabas (().
* The son of Zimri, of the posterity of Saul (, Rephael () was the name of two individuals mentioned in the Bible:
*A son of
Issacharaccording to and . He was one of the 70 souls to migrate to Egypt with Jacob.
Tola (Judge of Israel), one of the judges of Israel.
In , ), and was the progenitor of the Zephonites (). A
Levite, Zuriel was chief prince of the Meraritesat the time of the Exodus.
In , Zurishaddai ("
Shaddaiis my rock," i.e. my strength) was the father of Shelumiel, the prince of the Tribe of Simeon. He is mentioned in this context five times in the Book of Numbers.
List of Biblical figures
List of burial places of biblical figures
List of Biblical names
List of minor Biblical tribes
Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.
Look at other dictionaries:
List of minor biblical figures — This list contains persons named in the Bible of minor notability, about whom either nothing or very little is known, aside from any family connections. This literature related list is incomplete; you can help by expanding it. Contents: A B C D … Wikipedia
List of major Biblical figures — 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… … Wikipedia
List of Jewish Biblical figures — Jewish figures from the Hebrew Bible* Aaron, brother of Moses and Miriam, and the first High Priest * Abigail, a prophetess who became a wife of King David * Abraham, Isaac and Jacob, Judaism s Three Patriarchs * Amram and Jochebed, both Levites … Wikipedia
List of minor Biblical tribes — This list contains tribes or other groups of people named in the Bible of minor notability, about whom either nothing or very little is known, aside from any family connections. A ApharsachitesA company of the colonists whom the Assyrian king… … Wikipedia
List of minor biblical tribes — This literature related list is incomplete; you can help by expanding it. Contents: A B C D E F G H I J K L M … Wikipedia
List of biblical names — Hitchcock analysis of Holy Bible 1871 … Wikipedia
List of Jewish history topics — This list covers topics related to Jewish history and religion. Changes to the articles listed here may be monitored by clicking on the Related changes link in the sidebar. Please do not remove non existent articles from this list, unless they… … Wikipedia
Biblical Geography — Biblical Geography † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Biblical Geography With the exception of the didactic literature, there is no book in the Bible which, to a greater or less extent, does not contain mention of, or allusions to, the… … Catholic encyclopedia
Biblical Criticism — Biblical Criticism (Textual) † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Biblical Criticism (Textual) The object of textual criticism is to restore as nearly as possible the original text of a work the autograph of which has been lost. In this textual… … Catholic encyclopedia
Biblical Antiquities — • Details domestic, political, and sacred antiquities Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Biblical Antiquities Biblical Antiquities … Catholic encyclopedia