List of people in both the Bible and the Quran

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The Bible and Qur'an have many characters in common.

Bible (English) Qur'an (Arabic)
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
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 Qur'an 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; Zulayxā 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 tue 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 Āzar Āzar is derived from Syriac Āthar (See Church History (Eusebius)), 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 Qur'an. Eve and Elizabeth have the names ’ and al-Isbat, respectively, in Islamic tradition.

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