Book Characters for Jesford

Characters within the books in Jesford's library

Summary: 912 Characters.

A. W. Tozer

Aaron, brother of Moses

Aaron, the Levite, older brother of Moses


Abaddon, angel of the Abyss "Apollyon" "Destruction"

Abba "God the Father"

Abdon, son of Hillel, from Pirathon, one of 6 minor judges in the Bible

Abednego, of the fiery furnace

Abel, son of Adam and Eve, killed by Cain

Abiathar, son of Ahimelech, high priest

Abigail, wife of Nabal, then wife of David

Abihu, son of Aaron, died when he entered the presence of the Lord

Abijah, son of Rehoboam, King of Judah

Abimelech, king of Gerar

Abinadab, son of Jesse, keeper of the ark of the covenant

Abiram, son of Hiel that was lost due to the curse by rebuilding Jericho

Abishag, a Shunammite, warmed old King David

Abishai, son of David's sister Zeruiah

Abner, commander of Saul's army


Abraham Lincoln

Abraham, father of Issac, husband of Sarai "Abram"

Abraham, son of Terah, father of Issac, husband of Sarai "Abram"

Abraham, son of Terah, father of Issac, husband of Sarai, lived 175 years "Abram"

Absalom, son of King David

Achan, son of Carmi, of the tribe of Judah, took plunder from Jericho

Achan, son of Carmi, of the tribe of Judah, unfaithfully took plunder from Jericho

Achish, king of Gath, son of Maoch

Achsah, daughter of Caleb and wife of Othniel "Acsah"

Adah, wife of Lamech


Adam Smith

Adam, father of Cain, Abel

Adam, father of Cain, Abel, Seth, he lived 930 years

Adam, father of Cain, Abel, Seth, lived 930 years


Adolf Eichmann

Adolf Hitler

Adolph Hitler

Adoni-Zedek, king of Jerusalem

Adonijah, son of David and Haggith

Adoniram Judson

Adriel, of Meholah, married Saul's daughter Merab

Agabus, prophet from Jerusalem

Agag, king of Amalekites

Ahab, King of Israel

Ahab, King of Israel 874-853

Ahab, King of Israel, 874-853

Ahaz, King of Judah, son of Jotham

Ahaz, King of Judah, son of Jotham, 735-715

Ahijah, son of Ahitub, priest

Ahiman, the Anakite

Ahimelech, son of Ahitub

Ahinoam, wife of David, daughter of Ahimaaz

Ahio, son of Abinadab, guided the cart with the Ark of the Covenant

Ahithophel, the Gilonite, David's counselor, hanged himself

Albert Camus

Albert Ellis

Alberto Soggin

Alexander Pope

Alexander the Great

Alexander, the smith

Alexis de Tocqueville

Alfred de Vigny



Amanda Knox

Amaziah, King of Judah, son of Joash

Amaziah, Priest of Bethel

Ambrosius Aurelianus

Amnon, son of David

Amos Tversky

Amos, writer of one of prophetic books in the Bible

Ampliatus, friend of Paul "Amplias"

Amram, father of Moses, lived 137 years

Ana Montes

Ananias, husband of Sapphira, struck dead for lying to God

Ananias, of Damascus, high priest

Ancient of Days, God

Andrew Carnegie

Andrew Norman Wilson

Andrew, the Apostle, Simon Peter's brother

Andrew, the Apostle, Simon Peter's brother, crucified

Andronicus, Christian relative of Paul and fellow prisoner

Angel of the Lord, God

Anna, daughter of Phanuel, prophetess, saw the baby Jesus

Annas, high priest, questioned Jesus

Anne Sexton

Anthony Ashley Cooper, 3rd Earl of Shaftesbury


Antichrist, one who puts himself in place of Christ

Antiochus IV Epiphanes, 175-164 BC

Antipas of Pergamum, martyr

Anton Antonych Setochkin

Apelles, perhaps persecuted for being a Christian

Apollo Robbins


Apollos, of Alexandria

Aquila, husband of Pricilla

Aquila, of Corinth, husband of Pricilla

Archelaus, king over Judea and Samaria, son of Herod the Great

Aristarchus, early Christian disciple


Arius Didymus, 250/256-336


Arphaxad, son of Shem, father of Shelah "Arpachshad"

Arphaxad, son of Shem, father of Shelah, lived 438 years "Arpachshad"

Artaxerxes I

Artaxerxes I, king of Persia, son of Xerses

Arthur Schopenhauer

Asa, 910-869 BC, King of Judah

Asa, King of Judah

Asaph, psalmist

Asher, son of Jacob and Zilpah

Asherah, fertility goddess

Ashkenaz, son of Gomer, great grandson of Noah

Ashtoreth, goddess of the Ammonites

Ashtoreth, goddess of the Ammonites "Astarte"

Asyncritus, Roman Christian friend of Paul

Athaliah, mother of king Ahaziah

Athanasius, c. 296-373

Augustine of Hippo

Augustine of Hippo, 354-430

Augustus Caesar, Roman Emperor, 27 BC-14 AD

Augustus Caesar, Roman empire's first Emperor

Azariah, King of Judah, son of Amaziah

Azariah, King of Judah, son of Amaziah, 796-767

Azariah_II, high priest who refused King Uzziah burning incense in the temple

Baal, god of Asia Minor

Baanah, son of Rimmon, killed Saul's son Ish-Bosheth

Baasha, King of Israel

Baasha, King of Israel, 908-886

Balaam's Donkey

Balaam, son of Beor

Balak, son of Zippor, king of the Moabites


Barabbas, criminal released instead of Jesus

Barack Obama

Barak, sent by Deborah to defeat Sisera to free the Israelite people

Barnabas, a Levite from Cyprus "also named Joseph"

Bartholomew, the Apostle "Nathaniel"

Baruch Spinoza or de Spinoza

Baruch, Jeremiah's secretary

Bathsheba, wife of Uriah, David's great sin

Bede Griffiths

Beelzebub, prince of demons

Behemoth, possibly the hippopotamus

Bel, god of Babylon "Marduk"

Benaiah, one of David's mighty men

Benjamin, son of Jacob and Rachel, brother of Joseph

Benjamin, son of Jacob, brother of Joseph

Bereans, searched the Scriptures

Bernie Madoff

Bertrand Russell

Bezalel, made the Ark of the Covenant

Bildad, the Shuhite, friend of Job

Bilhah, Rachel's maid, bore sons for Jacob

Blaise Pascal

Boaz, husband of Ruth

Brock Turner

Bronze Snake

Bronze Snake "Nehushtan"


Buzz Aldrin

C. S. Lewis

Caesar, Roman Emperor "Caesar Augustus"

Caesar, Roman Emperor "Tiberius Caesar Augustus"

Caiaphas, high priest who plotted against Jesus

Cain, son of Adam and Eve, killed his brother Abel

Caleb, son of Jephunneh

Canaan, grandson of Noah

Carl Friedrich Keil

Carpus, Paul left his cloak, book and parchments with him in Troas

Cephas "Simon Peter"

Chanel Miller

Charles Baudelaire

Charles I, King of England, Scotland, and Ireland

Charles Maurras

Charles Peguy

Charles Philipon

Charles Simeon

Charles Taylor

Chemosh, god of Moab

Cherubim, angels


Cicero, Marcus Tullius, 106-43 BC

Claudius, Emperor "Tiberius Claudius Caesar Augustus Germanicus 1"

Clement of Alexandria

Constantine the Great

Cornelius Jansen or Jansenius

Cornelius Van Til

Cornelius, the centurion, of Caesarea, converted Gentile


Creator "God" "Lord"

Crescens, companion of Paul

Cush, son of Ham

Cush, son of Ham, father of Nimrod, Seba, Havilah, Sabtah, Rahmah, Sabteca

Cyprian, Thaschus Cæcilius, 200-258

Cyrus II, c. 600–530 BC, King of Persia "Cyrus the Great"

Cyrus II, King of Persia

Cyrus II, King of Persia "Cyrus the Great"

Cyrus the Great

Dagon, god of the Philistines

Dan, son of Jacob

Dan, son of Jacob and maidservant Bilhah

Daniel, the Prophet, survived the lion's den

Danièle Hervieu-Léger

Darius I, King of Persia

Daughters of Jerusalem / Zion

David Ben-Gurion

David Brainerd

David Herbert Lawrence

David Hume

David Martin

David, King of Israel

David, King of Israel, son of Jesse

Debir, king of Eglon

Deborah, the prophet, one of judges in the Bible

Dedan, son of Rahmah

Delilah, Samson's demise

Demas, companion of Paul

Desiderius Erasmus

Diana, cult goddess "Artemis"

Dibri, of the house of Dan was the father of Shelomith

Dieter Wisliceny

Dinah, daughter of Jacob, raped by Shechem

Dionysius, the Areopagite

Doeg, the Edomite, Saul's head shepherd

Donald Miller

Dorcas, Peter raised from the dead "Tabitha"

E. O. Wilson


Edgar Degas

Edmund Burke

Edward Gibbon

Eglon, king of Moab, killed by judge Ehud

Ehud, one of judges in the Bible, delivered Israel from Moabites

Ehud, one of judges in the Bible, sent by God to deliver Israel from Moabites

Eleazar, son of Aaron and Elishaba

Eleazer, son of Phinehas

Eli, the priest

Eliab, son of Jesse, brother of David

Eliakim, son of Hilkiah

Eliam, son of Ahithophel, father of Bathsheba, one of David's mighty men

Eliashib, High Priest

Eliezer, priest

Elihu, son of Barakel, friend of Job

Elijah, the Prophet, did not die, was taken up in a whirlwind

Eliphaz, son of Esau and Adah

Eliphaz, the Temanite