List of biblical names



 Hitchcock analysis of Holy Bible 1871  Smith Easton

Note: Hitchcock analysis of Holy Bible 1871 // Smith’s Bible Dictionary 1863 // Easton’s Bible Dictionary 1894

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List of biblical names

This page introduces a list of about 2,600 proper names from the Bible.

Some of the names are given with a proposed etymological meaning. For further information on the names included on the list, the reader may consult the sources listed below in the References and External Links.

Significance of names

Names play a variety of roles in the Bible. The names sometimes relate to the role of those characters in biblical narratives, as in the case of Nabal, a foolish man whose name means "fool." Names in the Bible can represent human hopes, divine revelations, or are used by prophets to illustrate their prophecies. See also Theophory.


Lists of biblical names

See also




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