People of the Tanakh (D-G)

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Dalphon (Dalfon) דַּלְפוֹן
Son of Haman

Dan (Dan) דָּן
Son of Jacob and Rachel

Daniel (Daniyyel) (aka Belteshazzar) דָּנִיֵּאל
Teacher; Jewish leader, Thrown in the fire by Nebuchadnezzar

Darius I/II (Daryavesh) דָּרְיָוֶשׁ
King of Persia

Darius the Mede  (Daryavesh haMadian) דָּרְיָוֶשׁ מָדָאָה
King of Babylon

Dathan (Datan) דָתָן
Son of Eliab; Rebel against Moses

David (David) דָוִד
Son of Jesse; Grandson of Ruth and Boaz; Cousin of Goliath and Lahmi through Ruth; King over a unified Israel with Jerusalem as its capital

Deborah (Devora) דְּבֹרָה
1. Nurse to Rebecca
2. Prophet, Judge

Delilah (Delila) דְּלִילָה
Philistine lover and betrayer of Samson

Dinah (Dina) דִּינָה
Daughter of Jacob and Leah

Doeg (Do’eg) דֹּאֵג
Edomite hired by Saul to kill the priests of Nob

Ebed-melech (‘Eved-melekh) עֶבֶד-מֶלֶךְ
Ethiopian who freed Jeremiah

Eber (‘Ever) עֵבֶר
1. Great-great-grandson of Shem, Ancestor of Abraham, Ancestor of Gad
2. Benjamite family leader

Edom (Edom) (aka Esau) אֱדוֹם
Son of Isaac and Rebecca, Twin brother of Jacob, Grandson of Abraham

Eglah (‘Egla) עֶגְלָה
Wife of David, Mother of Ithream

Eglon (‘Eglon) עֶגְלוֹן
King of Moab

Ehud (Ehud) אֵהוּד
1. King of Moab
2. Descendant of Benjamin

Elah (Ela) אֵלָה
1. Chief of Edom
2. Son of Caleb
3. Son of Baasha, King of the Kingdom of Israel
4. Father of Hoshea
5. Descendant of Benjamin

Elazar (El’azar) אֶלְעָזָר
1. Son of Aaron
2. Son of Dodo (a warrior of David)

Eleazar (El’azar) אֶלְעָזָר
1. Son of Aaron and  Elisheba, Priest
2. Great-grandson of Levi
3. Son of Abinadab
4. Warrior of David
5. Temple official in Ezra’s day
6. Married and divorced foreign wife during the exile
7. Priest at the Jerusalem wall dedication

Elhanan (Elhanan) אֶלְחָנָן
Warrior of David, Killed Lahmi

Eli (Eli) עֵלִי
Priest, Father of Hophni and Phinehas

Eliab (Eli’av) אֱלִיאָב
1. Reubenite whose sons rebelled against Moses
2. Zebulun tribal leader
3. Ancestor of Samuel
4. Son of Jesse, Brother of David
5. Gadite who joined David’s army
6. Levite musician

Eliakim (Elyaqim) אֶלְיָקִים
1. Palace aide, Son of Hilkiah
2. Priest at the Jerusalem wall dedication

Eliashib (Elyashiv) אֶלְיָשִׁיב
1. Priest
2. Levite, Married and divorced foreign wife during the exile
3. Descendent of Zattu, Married and divorced foreign wife during the exile
4. Descendent of Bani, Married and divorced foreign wife during the exile
5. Descendent of Zerubbabel

Eliezer (Eli’ezer) אֱלִיעֶזֶר
1. Servant of Abraham
2. Son of Becher, Grandson of Benjamin
3. Son of Moses and Zipporah
4. Priest
5. Levite

Elihoreph (Elihoref) אֱלִיחֹרֶף
Solomon’s secretary

Elihu (Elihu) אֱלִיהוּא
1. Friend of Job
2. Ancestor of Samuel
3. Warrior of David
4. Gatekeeper
5. David’s brother

Elijah (Eliyyahu) אֵלִיָּהוּ
1. Prophet
2. Descendent of Benjamin
3. Priest, Married and divorced foreign wife after the exile
4. Married and divorced foreign wife after the exile

Elimelech (Elimelekh) אֱלִימֶלֶךְ
Husband of Naomi, Father of Chilion, Father-in-law of Ruth

Eliphaz (Elifaz) אֱלִיפַז
1. Friend of Job
2. Son of Esau

Elisha (Elisha) אֱלִישָׁע
Prophet

Elishama (Elishama) אֱלִישָׁמָע
1. Grandfather of Joshua
2. Descendant of Judah
3. David’s son
4. Priest
5.Grandfather of Ishmael
6. Jehoiakim’s secretary

Elisheba (Elisheva) אֱלִישֶׁבַע
Aaron’s wife, Mother of Nadab, Abihu, and Elazar

Elkanah (Elqana) אֶלְקָנָה
1. Prophet
2. Grandson of Korah
3. Son of Yerocham, Samuel’s father
4. Husband of Peninnah; Husband of Hannah; Father of Samuel
5. Warrior of David
6. Levite
7. Second in command to Ahaz
8. Ancestor of Berekiah

Elon (Elon) אֵילֹן
1. Father-in-law of Esau
2. Son of Zebulun
3. Judge

Enoch (Hanokh) חֲנוֹךְ
1. Son of Cain
2. Son of Jared

Enosh (Enosh) אֱנוֹשׁ
Son of Seth

Ephraim (Efrayim) אֶפְרָיִם
Son of Joseph

Ephrath (Efrat) אֶפְרָת
Wife of Caleb

Ephron (Efron) עֶפְרוֹן
Hittite who sold Abraham a burial site for Sarah

Er (Er) עֵר
1. Son of Judah, Husband of Tamar
2. Descendant of Shelah and Judah

Esar-haddon (Esar-haddon) אֵסַר-חַדֹּן
Son of King Sargon, Ruler of Syria

Esau (‘Esav) (aka Edom) עֵשָׂו
Son of Isaac and Rebecca, Twin brother of Jacob, Grandson of Abraham

Esther (Ester) (aka Hadassah) אֶסְתֵּר
Prophet, Cousin of Mordecahi, Wife of King Ahasuerus (aka Xerxes)

Eve (Havva) חַוָּה
First woman, Wife of Adam; Mother of Cain, Abel, and Seth

Evil-merodach (Evil-merodakh) אֱוִיל מְרֹדַךְ
King of Babylon

Ezekiel (Yehezqel) יְחֶזְקֵאל
Prophet

Ezra (‘Ezra) עֶזְרָא
Priest

Gaal (Ga’al) גַּעַל
Man of Shechem who rebelled against Abimelech

Gabriel (Gavri’el) גַּבְרִיאֵל
Angel

Gad (Gad) גָּד
Prophet

Gedaliah (Gedalyahu) גְּדַלְיָהוּ
1. Musician at the Temple
2. Ancestor of Zephaniah
3. Governor of Judah during time of Jeremiah
4. Married and divorced foreign wife after the exile

Gehazi (Gehazi) גֵּיחֲזִי
Servant of Elisha

Gemariah (Gemaryahu) גְּמַרְיָהוּ
Son of Hilkiah

Gershom (Gershom) גֵּרְשֹׁם
1. Son of Moses and Ziporrah
2. Descendant of Phineas

Gershon (Gershon) גֵּרְשׁוֹן
Son of Levi

Gideon (Gid’on) (aka Jerubaal) גִדְעוֹן
Judge

Gog (Gog) גּוֹג
1. Descendant of Reuben
2. Prince of Magog

Goliath (Golyat) גָּלְיָת
Phillistine Giant, Brother of Lehmi, Cousin of David through Orpah

Gomer (Gomer) גֹּמֶר
1. Son of Japheth
2. Wife of Hosea