People of the Tanakh (H-K)

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Habakkuk (Havaqquq) חֲבַקּוּק
Prophet

Hadad (Hadad) חֲדַד
1. Son of Ishmael
2. Edomite king

Hadadezer (Hadad’ezer) הֲדַדְעֶזֶר
King of Zobah

Hadassah (Hadassa) (aka Esther) הֲדַסָּה
Prophet, Cousin of Mordecahi, Wife of King Ahasuerus (Xerxes)

Hadoram (Hadoram) הֲדוֹרָם
1. Son of Joktan
2. Son of Tou

Hagar (Hagar) (aka Keturah) הָגָר
Servant of Sarah, Mother of Ishmael

Haggai (Haggay) חַגַּי
Prophet

Haman (Haman) הָמָן
Prime Minister of King Ahasuerus (Xerxes)

Hamutal (Hamutal) חֲמוּטַל
Wife of Josiah, Mother of Jehoahaz and Zedekiah

Hanani (Hanani) חֲנָנִי
1 Son of Heman
2. Prophet
3. Priest, Married and divorced foreign wife after the exile
4. Brother of Nehemiah
5. Priest-Musician

Hananiah (Hananya) חֲנַנְיָה
1. Descendant of Benjamin
2. Son of Heman
3. Military commander under Uzziah
4. Grandfather of Irijah
5. Father of Zedekiah
6. False prophet
7. Descendant of Judah
8. Priest
9. Friend of Daniel (aka Shadrach), Thrown in the fire by Nebuchadnezzar

Hannah (Hanna) חַנָּה
Prophetess; Mother of the Samuel

Haran (Haran) הָרָן
1. Brother of Abraham, Father of Lot
2. Son of Levite and Ephah
3. Descendant of Gershon

Harbonah (Harvona) חַרְבוֹנָא
Servant of King Ahasuerus

Hazael (Haza’el) חֲזָאֵל
King of Syria

Hefzibah (Hefzi-va) חֶפְצִי-בָהּ
Mother of King Manasseh

Hegai (Hege) הֵגֶא
Servant of King Ahasuerus

Hemam (Hemam) הֵימָם
1. Son of Lotan
2. Son of Zerah
3. Son of Mahol
4. Chief Temple musician

Hezekiah (Hizqiyyahu) חִזְקִיָּהוּ
King of Judah

Hezion (Hezyon) חֶזְיוֹן
King of Aram, Grandfather of Ben-hadad

Hezron (Hezron) חֶצְרֹן
1. Son of Reuben, Grandson of Jacob
2. Son of Perez, Grandson of Judah Hiel – Rebuilt Jericho

Hiel (Hi’el) חִיאֵל
Rebuilt the city of Jericho

Hilkiah (Hilqiyyahu) חִלְקִיָּה
1. Ancestor of Ethan
2. Son of Hosah
3. Father of Eliakim
4. Chief priest
5. Priest of Anathoth
6. Father of Gemariah
7. Ancestor of Baruch

Hiram (Hiram) חִירָם
King of Tyre, Supplied goods and labor to help build the Temple of Solomon

Hoham (Hoham) הוֹהָם
King of Hebron

Hophni (Hofni) חָפְנִי
Son of Eli

Horam (Horam) הֹרָם
King of Gezer

Hosah (Hosa) חֹסָה
Father of Hilkiah, Gatekeeper under David’s rule

Hosea (Hoshea) הוֹשֵׁעַ
Prophet

Hoshea (Hoshea) הוֹשֵׁעַ
1. King of Israel (Northern Kingdom)
2. Sealer of the Covenant’s renewal in Nehemiah’s day

Huldah (Hulda) חֻלְדָּה
Prophet

Huram (Huram) חוּרָם
Son of Belah, Grandon of Benjamin

Hushai (Hushay) חוּשַׁי
Warrior of David, Spy for David against Absalom

Ichabod (Ikhavod) אִיכָבוֹד
Son of Phineas, Grandson of Eli

Iddo (Yiddo) עִדּוֹ
1. Descendant of Gershon
2. Officer over Manassite tribe
3. Father of Ahinadab
4. Prophet
5. Grandfather of Zechariah
6. Chief Priest
7. Leader of the Levites

Isaac (Yizhaq) יִצְחָק
Prophet; Patriarch, Son of Abraham, Brother of Ishmael, Husband of Rebecca, Father of Jacob and Esau

Isaiah (Yesha’yahu) יְשַׁעְיָהוּ
Prophet

Ish-bosheth (Ish-boshet) אִישׁ בֹּשֶׁת
Son of Saul, King of Israel

Ishmael (Yishma’el) יִשְׁמָעֵאל
1. Son of Abraham and Hagar
2. Father of Zebadiah
3. Military commander
4. Assassin of Gedaliah
5. Priest, Married and divorced foreign wife after the exile

Ishvi (Yishvi) יִשְׁוִי
Son of Asher

Israel (Yisra’el) (aka Jacob) יִשְׂרָאֵל
Prophet, Patriarch, Son of Isaac, Grandson of Abraham, Brother of Esau, Husband of Rachel and Leah, Father of Reuben, Simeon, Levi, Judah, Issachar, Zebulun, Dinah, Joseph, Benjamin, Gad, Asher, Dan, and Naphtali

Issacher (Yissakhar) יִשָּׂשכָר
1. Son of Jacob and Leah
2. Gatekeeper under David

Ithamar (Itamar) אִיתָמָר
Son of Aaron

Ithream (Yitre’am) יִתְרְעָם
Son of David and Eglah

Ittai (Ittay) אִתַּי
1. Phillistine military leader
2. Warrior of David

Jaazaniah (Ya’azanyahu) יַאֲזַנְיָהוּ
1. Son of Shaphan
2. Son of Azzur
3. Aide to Gedaliah
4. Rechabite

Jabez (Ya’bez) יַעְבֵּץ
Descendant of Judah

Jabin (Yavin) יָבִין
King of Hazor

Jacob (Ya’aqov) (aka Israel) יַעֲקֹב
Prophet, Patriarch, Son of Isaac, Grandson of Abraham, Brother of Esau, Husband of Rachel and Leah, Father of Reuben, Simeon, Levi, Judah, Issachar, Zebulun, Dinah, Joseph, Benjamin, Gad, Asher, Dan, and Naphtali

Jael (Ya’el) יָעֵל
Killer of the Caananite military leader Sisera

Jahaziel (Yahazi’el) יַחֲזִיאֵל
1. Warrior of David’s
2. Priest
3. Levite
4. Prophet
5. Father of Shecaniah

Jahzeiah (Yahzeya) יַחְזְיָה
Opposed Ezra’s decree to divorce foreign wives

Jair (Ya’ir) יָאִיר
1. Descendant of Manasseh
2. Gileadite, Leader of Israel
3. Father of Mordechai

Japheth (Yefet) יָפֶת
Son of Noah

Japhia (Yafia) יָפִיעַ
1. King of Lachish
2. Son of David

Jecoliah (Yekholyahu) יְכָלְיָהוּ
Mother of Azariah

Jedidah (Yedida) יְדִידָה
Mother of Josiah

Jeduthun (Yedutun) יְדוּתוּן
Father of Obed-edom

Jehoaddan (Yeho’addan) יְהוֹעַדָּן
Mother of Amaziah

Jehoahaz (Yeho’ahaz) יְהוֹאָחָז
1. King of Israel (Northern Kingdom)
2. King of Judah

Jehoash (Yeho’ash) יְהוֹאָשׁ
King of Israel (Northern Kingdom)

Jehoiachin (Yehoyaqim) יְהוֹיָכִין
Son of Jehoiakim, King of Judah

Jehoiada (Yehoyada) יְהוֹיָדָע
1. Father of Benaiah
2. Descendant of Aaron
3. David’s advisor
4. Temple priest

Jehoiakim (Yehoyaqim) יְהוֹיָקִים
1. King of Judah
2. High Priest

Jehonadab (Yehonadav) (aka Jonadab) יְהוֹנָדָב
Reformer and destroyer of Baal worship

Jehonathan (Yehonatan) יהוֹנָתָן
Levite

Jehoram (Yehoram) יְהוֹרָם
1. King of Israel (Northern Kingdom)
2. King of Judah
3. Priest

Jehoshabeath (Yehoshav’at) יְהוֹשַׁבְעַת
Aunt of Joash

Jehoshaphat (Yehoshafat) (aka Jehosheba) יהוֹשָׁפָט
1. Historian for David and Solomon
2. Son of Paruah
3. King of Judah
4. Father of Jehu

Jehosheba (Yehosheva) (aka Jehoshaphat) יְהוֹשֶׁבַע
Daughter of King Jehoram

Jehozabad (Yehozavad) יְהוֹזָבָד
1. Son of Obed-edom
2. Benjaminte commander
3. Plotted to murder King Joash

Jehozadak (Yehozadaq) יְהוֹצָדָק
Father of Jeshua

Jehu (Yehu) יֵהוּא
1. Descendant of Judah
2. Warrior of David
3. Son of Hanani, Prophet
4. Son of Jehoshaphat
5. Head of Simeonite family

Jephthah (Yiftah) יִפְתָּח
Son of Gilead

Jeremiah (Yirmeyahu) יִרְמְיָהוּ
1. Warrior of David
2. Gadite warrior of David
3. A second Gadite warrior of David
4. Grandfather of Jehoahaz
5. Manassite family leader
6. Prophet
7. Father of Jaazaniah
8. Priest
9. Leader who rededicated Jerusalem wall

Jeroboam (Yarov’am) יָרָבְעָם
First king of Israel (Northern Kingdom)

Jerubaal (Yeruba’al) (aka Gideon) יְרֻבַּעַל
Judge

Jerusah (Yerusha) יְרוּשָׁה
Wife of King Uzziah

Jeshua (Yeshua) יֵשׁוּעַ
1. Priestly leader under David
2. Descendant of Pahath-moab
3. Priest who returned to Judah
4. Father of Jozabad
5. Ruler of Mizpah
6. Levite who sealed Covenant renewal

Jesse (Yishai) יִשַׁי
Father of David

Jether (Yeter) יֶתֶר
1. Descendant of Jerahmeel
2. Descendant of Judah
3. Descendant of Asher
4. Son of Gideon
5. Brother-in-law of David

Jethro (Yitro) יִתְרוֹ
Father-in-law of Moses; Father of Zipporah

Jezebel (Izevel) אִיזֶבֶל
Wife of King Ahab

Jezreel (Yizre’el) יִזְרְעֶאל
1. Descendant of Judah
2. Son of Hosea

Joab (Yo’av) יוֹאָב
1. Military commander under David
2. Descendant of Judah
3. Descendant of Pahath-moab

Joah (Yo’ah) יוֹאָח
1. Descendant of Levi
2. Son of Obed-edom
3. Levite who helped purify the Temple under Hezekiah
4. Official of Jerusalem
5. Official under Josiah

Joash (Yo’ash) יוֹעָשׁ
1. Son of Becher, Grandson of Benjamin
2. Descendant of Judah
3. Father of Gideon
4. Brother of Ahiezer, Warrior of David, Supervised David’s olive supply
5. Son of Ahab
6. King of Judah

Job (Iyyov) אִיּוֹב
Gentile Prophet

Jobab (Yovav) יוֹבָב
1. Son of Joktan
2. King of Edom
3. King of Madon
4. Descendant of Benjamin

Jochebed (Yokheved) יוֹכֶבֶד
Wife of Amram, Mother of Moses, Aaron, and Miriam

Joel (Yo’el) יוֹאֵל
1. Descendant of Issacar
2. Descendant of Reuben
3. Gadite chief
4. Ancestor of Samuel
5. Son of Samuel, Judge
6. Benjamite warrior of David
7. Son of Nathan
8. Levite under David
9. Temple treasurer
10. Manassite officer of David
11. Prophet
12. Levite who purified Temple under Hezekiah
13. Descendant of Nebo
14. Chief officer of Benjamites after exile

Johanan (Yohanan) יוֹחָנָן
1. Relative of Saul who joined David
2. Gadite who joined David
3. Great-grandson of Zadok
4. Father of Azariah
5. Son of King Josiah (of Judah)
6. Ally of Gedaliah
7. Descendant of Azgad
8. Descendant of Zerubbabel
9. Son of Tobiah

Joiada (Yoyada) יוֹיָדָע
1. Son of Paseah
2. Son of Eliashib

Joktan (Yoktan) יָקְטָן
Grandon of Shem

Jonadab (Yonadav) (aka Jehonadab) יוֹנָדָב
1. Nephew of David
2. Reformer and destroyer of Baal worship

Jonah (Yona) יוֹנָה
Prophet

Jonathan (Yehonatan) יהוֹנָתָן
1. Descendant of Judah
2. Descendant of Moses
3. Uncle of David
4. Son of Saul
5. Son of Abiathar
6. Warrior of David
7. Son of Shimea, Nephew of David
8. Son of Uzziah
9. Son of Zedekiah
10. Levite
11. Father of Ebed
12. Father of Zechariah
13. Son of Asahel
14. High priest

Joram (Yoram) יוֹרָם
Ancestor of Shelomith

Joseph (Yosef) יוֹסֵף
1. Son of Jacob, Father of Manessah and Ephraim (aka Zaphenath-paneah)
2. Father of Igal
3. Son of Asaph
4. Married and divorced foreign wife after the exile

Joshua (Yehoshua) יְהוֹשֻׁעַ
1. Prophet
2. Owner of field in Beth-shemesh
3. Governor of Jerusalem

Josiah (Yoshiyyahu) יֹאשִׁיָּהוּ
1. King of Judah
2. Son of Zephaniah

Jotham (Yotam) יוֹתָם
1. Descendant of Judah
2. Prophet
3. King of Judah

Jozabad (Yozavad) יוֹזָבָד
1. Benjamite warrior of David
2. Manassite military commander of David
3. Military commander of David
4. Levite
5. Chief Levite
6. Levite who weighed sacred articles
7. Priest, Married and divorced foreign wife after the exile
8. Levite teacher
9. Chief Levite in Jerusalem

Jozacar (Yozakhar) (aka Zabad) יוֹזָכָר
Conspirator to murder Joash

Judah (Yehuda) יְהוּדָה
1. Son of Jacob and Leah, Father of Er, Onan, and Shelah
2. Levite
3. Levite, Married and divorced foreign wife after the exile
4. Priest and musician

Keturah (Qetura) (aka Hagar) קְטוּרָה
Servant of Sarah, Mother of Ishmael, Wife of Abraham

Kish (Qish) קִישׁ
1. Son of Jeiel
2. Father of Saul
3. Levite
4. Ancestor of Mordechai

Kohath (Qehat) קְהָת
Son of Levi

Korah (Qorah) קֹרַח
1. Son of Esau and Oholibamah
2. Grandson of Esau
3. Descendant of Judah
4. Levite

Kore (Qore) קוֹרֵא
1. Son of Asaph
2. Levite