Biblical Personalities

"And what more shall I say? For the time would fail me to tell of Gideon and Barak and Samson and Jephthah, also of David and Samuel and the prophets..." (Hebrews 11:32).

The Bible is filled to the brim with all sorts of characters—peasants, kings, villains, heroes, prophets, priests, fishermen, servants, carpenters, tax collectors and just about every other personality you can imagine. Get to know some of them here.

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Ever read the lists and lists of people whom the apostle Paul greets or describes at the conclusion of each of his letters? He often sends special greetings to many people, but perhaps more importantly, he often individually describes them and their service to God.

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