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"Of the three major monotheistic religions—Judaism, Christianity, and Islam—the writings of Judaism are the oldest. The Hebrew Bible is the holy scripture of Judaism. Most Christians refer to the Hebrew Bible as the Old Testament, which forms the first of two parts of the Christian Bible ... The second part of the Christian Bible is the New Testament, which centers on the life and teachings of Jesus Christ, emphasizing the covenant between God and the followers of Jesus." Read more ...
Bible: The Old Testament Character List
"God: The creator of the world and an all-powerful being. God calls himself the only true deity worthy of human worship. As the figurehead of Israel and the force behind every event, God acts as the unseen hero of the Old Testament ... "
Complete (but concise) list of major and minor characters in the Bible
"There are literally hundreds of characters in the Old and New Testaments of the Bible. Here is a complete list of important biblical characters along with a brief note regarding their significance ... "
Introduction to the Old Testament
"THE OLD TESTAMENT is a collection of sacred writings preserved by the community of Israel and accepted as Holy Scripture by Jews and Christians alike. In the Jewish community, the collection is called the Bible and is sometimes referred to by the acronym Tanach ... "
Old Testament | Catholic Online
"The word "testament" ... primarily signifies the covenant which God entered into first with Abraham, then with the people of Israel. The Prophets had knowledge of a new covenant to which the one concluded on Mount Sinai should give away ... "