Concept

List of major biblical figures

Summary
The Bible is a canonical collection of texts considered sacred in Judaism or Christianity. Different religious groups include different books within their canons, in different orders, and sometimes divide or combine books, or incorporate additional material into canonical books. Christian Bibles range from the sixty-six books of the Protestant canon to the eighty-one books of the Ethiopian Orthodox Church canon. Hebrew Bible Prophets *Samuel *Enoch Kings *David *Solomon Priests
  • Aaron
  • Eleazar
  • Eli
  • Phinehas
Tribes of Israel According to the Book of Genesis, the Israelites were descendants of the sons of Jacob, who was renamed Israel after wrestling with an angel. His twelve male children become the ancestors of the Twelve Tribes of Israel.
  • Asher
  • Benjamin
  • Dan
  • Gad
  • Issachar
  • Joseph, which was split into two tribes descended from his sons: ** Tribe of Ephraim ** Tribe of Manasseh
  • Judah
  • Levi
  • Naphtali
  • Reuben
  • Sim
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