List of people in both the Bible and the Quran

The Bible and Quran have many characters in common.

Bible (English) Quran (Arabic) Hebrew Notes
Aaron Hārūn Aharon
Abel Hābīl Hebel
Abraham Ibrāhīm Avraham
Adam Ādam Adam
Eva Ḥawwā Chawwah
Amram ʿImrān Amram Islamic tradition holds both Amram and Joachim being named the same just like Joachim's daughter Mary, the mother of Jesus, ("Mariam") and Amram's daughter Miriam, though the Quran only refers to Joachim with the name probably as a play on the sharing of names and even calls Mary the sister of Aaron, connecting the two righteous women from two prophetic households in spirit.
Cain Qābīl Kayin
Cyrus the Great Dhul-Qarnayn His identity is disputed; Cyrus is a figure mentioned in the Bible who is believed to be him.
David Dāwūd Dawid
The Apostles al-Hawariyyūn
Elijah (Elias) Ilyās Eliyyahu
Elisha al-Yasaʿ (can also be pronounced Alīsaʿ) Elishaʿ
Enoch Idrīs (not universally identified) Chanokh
Ezekiel Ḥizqīl "Dhul-Kifl" Yechezkel
Ezra ʿUzayr Ezra
Gabriel Jibrīl Gavri'el
Gog and Magog Ya'juj wa-Ma'juj Gog U-Magog
Goliath Jālūṭ Golyat
Isaac Isħāq Yitzhak
Ishmael Ismāʿīl Yishmaʿel
Jacob Yaʿqūb Yaʿkov
Jethro, Reuel, Hobab Šuʿayb Yitro
Jesus ʿĪsā Yeshua
Joachim or Heli ʿImrān Yehoyaqim Islamic tradition holds both Joachim and Amram being named the same just like Joachim's daughter Mary, the mother of Jesus, ("Mariam") and Amram's daughter Miriam, though the Quran only refers to Joachim with the name of Amram probably as a play on the sharing of names and even calls Mary the sister of Aaron, connecting the two righteous women from two prophetic households in spirit.
Job ʾAyyūb Iyyov
John the Baptist Yaḥyā Yohanan Yaḥyā means 'living' as opposed to Yūḥānna ('graceful'), which comes from Hebrew Yoḥanan.
Jonah Yūnus "Dhun-Nun" Yonah Possibly derived from Greek Ionas
Joseph Yūsuf Yosef
Joseph's brothers Yūsuf's brothers The Bible names them; the Quran does not.
Korah Qārūn Qorah
Lot Lūṭ Lot
Lot's wife Lūṭ's wife
Magog Majuj Magog
Mary Maryam Mariam
Miriam Mūsā's sister Miriam
Michael Mīkāīl Mikhael
Moses Mūsā Moshe
Noah Nūḥ Noah
Pharaoh Firʿawn Paroh
Potiphar al-ʿAzīz Potiphera Literally 'the Mighty'
Potiphar's wife al-ʿAzīz's wife; Zulaykha Her Islamic name comes from tradition.
Queen of Sheba Queen of Sabaʾ; Bilqīs Malkat Saba The name Bilqīs or Balqīs comes from ancient Arabic tradition.
Samuel Ṣamūʾīl, Shamūʾīl, Shammʾil, Ṣamawāl Shemu'el His Islamic name comes from tradition.
Saul the King Ṭālūt Sha'ul Literally 'Tall'; Meant to rhyme with Lūṭ or Jālūṭ.
Devil or Satan Shaytān / Iblīs HaSatan Iblīs, literally 'despaired'; Possibly derived from Greek Diabolus.
Shem, Ham, and Japheth Nūh's sons Shem, Ham and Yefet
Solomon Sulaymān Shlomoh
Terah Āzar (Tāraḥ/Tārakḥ among Arab genealogists and Shiites) Terah 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 Zekaryah
Zimri (prince) al-Samiri (Islamic figure) Zimri ben Salu Al-Samīri is derived from Eastern Syriac 'Zamri, which is derived from Hebrew Zimri.

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

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