List of people in both the Bible and the Quran

The Bible and Quran have many characters in common.

Bible (English) Quran (Arabic) Notes
Aaron Hārūn
Abel Hābīl
Abraham Ibrāhīm
Adam Ādam
Eve Ḥawwā
Amram ʿImrān
Cain Qābīl
David Dāwud
The Apostles al-Hawariyyūn
Eber Hūd
Elijah (Elias) Ilyās
Elisha al-Yasa
Enoch Idrīs
Ezekiel Ðū l-Kifl
Ezra ʿUzayr
Gabriel Jibrīl
Gog and Magog Ya'juj and Ma'juj
Goliath Jālūṭ
Haman Hāmān
Isaac Isħāq
Ishmael Ismāʿīl
Jacob Yaʿqūb
Jethro, Reuel, Hobab Šuʿayb
Jesus ʿĪsā
Joachim or Heli Imraan
Job ʾAyyūb
John the Baptist Yaḥyā Yaḥyā means 'living' as opposed to Yūḥānna ('graceful'), which comes from Hebrew Yoḥanan.
Jonah Yūnus Possibly derived from Greek Ionas
Joseph Yūsuf
Joseph's brothers Yūsuf's brothers The Bible names them; the Quran does not.
Korah Qārūn
Lot Lūṭ
Lot's wife Lūṭ's wife
Magog Majuj
Mary Maryam
Miriam Mūsā's sister
Michael Mīkāeel
Moses Mūsā
Noah Nūḥ
Pharaoh Firʿawn
Potiphar al-ʿAzīz Literally 'the Mighty'
Potiphar's wife al-ʿAzīz's wife; Zulaykha Her Islamic name comes from tradition.
Queen of Sheba Queen of Sabaʾ; Bilqīs The name Bilqīs or Balqīs comes from ancient Arabic tradition.
Samuel Ṣamū‘īl, Ṣamawāl but mentioned in the ahadith as Šamʿūn His Islamic name comes from tradition.
Saul the King Ṭālūt Literally 'Tall'; Meant to rhyme with Lūṭ or Jālūṭ.
Devil or Satan Iblīs or Shaytān Literally 'Despaired'; Possibly derived from Greek Diabolus.
Shem, Ham, and Japheth Nūh's sons
Solomon Sulaymān
Terah Sunni Islam: Āzar, Shia Islam: Tāraḥ/Tārakḥ There is a disagreement with regards to Āzar being Abraham's biological father or uncle.[1][2][3] It is claimed that Āzar is derived from Syriac Āthar (See Church History (Eusebius)[citation needed]), which is derived from Hebrew Táraḥ, Thara or Zarah.
Zechariah Zakariyyā
Zimri (prince) al-Samiri (Islamic figure) Al-Samīri is derived from Eastern Syriac 'Zamri, which is derived from Hebrew Zimri.

Sarah, Zipporah, Elizabeth, Jochebed, Lot's wife, and Noah's wife are mentioned, but unnamed in the Quran. Eve and Elizabeth have the respective names Hawwa and al-Isbat in Islamic tradition.

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