Top 10 Greatest Bible Characters

The Top Ten
1 Jesus Christ Jesus Christ was born in Bethlehem, Palestine. He was born to Mary, as the bible says "she was found with child of the Holy Ghost" (Matthew 1:18). He was both man and God (John 20:28). According to the bible He is God alone (Deuteronomy 6:4).

According To The Christian Bible, Jesus' purpose on Earth was redemption and salvation. While He was on Earth he healed the sick, brought the dead back to life, forgave sins, died on the cross for the world, and gave us a pathway to salvation. ...read more.

He preached peace and love in a totalitarian state and gave his life for the sins of others.

The most important, loving, impactful, influential person in all of history, past, present, and future.

Died on the cross to save us all.

2 Moses Moses is a prophet in Abrahamic religions. He is the Lawgiver of Judaism. God sent him to the Pharaoh in Egypt to tell him to release the children of Israel from bondage. When the Pharaoh disobeyed God, God sent 10 plagues. Finally, Pharaoh relented, and Moses led the children out of Israel (through the Red Sea, after God separated the waters), and led them through the wilderness for 40 years. God... read more

Arguably the most influential religious figure of all time. He essentially founded the Abrahamic religions by leading the Exodus, writing the Torah, and delivering the Ten Commandments. He is considered the final prophet of Judaism and one of the most important prophets in Christianity, Islam, the Baha'i Faith, and other Abrahamic religions.

The most iconic religious figure of all time. He pioneered the Abrahamic religions by leading the Exodus, writing the Torah, and delivering the Ten Commandments. For this, he is considered the final prophet of Judaism and one of the most important prophets in Christianity, Islam, and the Baha'i Faith.

Moses was the most meek and humble Bible character, to the extent of giving up his fortune and comfort zone by accepting his real origin.

3 Yahweh (God)

I used to say Jehovah.

4 Abraham Abraham, originally Abram, is the first of the three biblical patriarchs. His story, told in chapters 11 through 25 of the Book of Genesis, plays a prominent role as an example of faith in Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. According to the bible, God called upon him and told him 'through your son, Isaac, will come a great nation.' He was given a son at the age of 100. One day, God spoke to him and told him to sacrifice his son. Of course, Abraham was willing and brought his son up to a mountain. He then bound his son by his hands and feet and placed him on the alter. He was about to kill his son, when God stopped him by saying that there is a "ram caught in a thicket by his horns" and that he ...read more.

The binding of Isaac is controversial but significant.

Became the father of many nations.

5 Paul the Apostle Paul the Apostle, commonly known as Saint Paul, and also known by his native name Saul of Tarsus was an apostle who taught the gospel of the Christ to the 1st-century world.

At first a bad man, blinded by Christ, and traveled far to spread the word.

He is a super optimistic and patient person.

6 Peter the Apostle
7 David

When he was a shepherd, his moves were awesome when he killed a bear, a lion, and even a giant who was born in Palestine.

Killed a giant and started a new kingdom.

The story of David and Goliath is one of the most famous Bible stories.

8 Noah

Built the ark so God could restart life.

The Genesis flood narrative is among the best-known stories of the Bible.

Noah's Ark is so iconic.

9 Judas Iscariot
10 John the Apostle

Jesus' disciple who never doubted Jesus.

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11 John the Baptist
12 Mary

She gave birth to our savior. Amen.

13 Job
14 Solomon

Solomon's judgment exemplifies his wisdom.

Perhaps the best-known story of his wisdom is the Judgment of Solomon.

15 Eve
16 Joseph

The story of Joseph and his brothers is so moving.

He is the ancestor of the Tribe of Joseph and ultimately the Kingdom of Israel.

17 Adam

God's creation of the world and Adam is the very first chapter in all Abrahamic religions.

The first human who began it all.

18 Elijah

Elijah defended the worship of God over Baal.

19 Jacob

Jacob's Ladder carries so much symbolism.

20 Isaac

The Binding of Isaac is very well-known.

21 Joshua

My personal favorite person in the Bible (besides Jesus and God). He was a great leader and a mighty warrior!

The story of Joshua and the Battle of Jericho is so well-known.

The Battle of Jericho is an amazing story.

22 Samson

Samson is the biblical Hercules.

23 Jonah

We all remember Jonah and the whale.

The story of Jonah is so iconic.

24 Esther
25 Mary Magdalene
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