“People to Know,” Old Testament Stories (1980), 186–87
“People to Know,” Old Testament Stories, 186–87
Aaron was Moses’ brother. He helped Moses lead the Israelites back to the promised land.
Abed-nego was a righteous Jew and a friend of Daniel. Jesus saved Abed-nego from burning in the furnace.
Abel was a righteous son of Adam and Eve. Abel’s brother Cain killed him.
Abraham was blessed by Jesus. Jesus gave him the promised land. Abraham’s family would have the priesthood.
Adam was the first man on earth. He walked and talked with God.
Ahab was a wicked king of Israel. Jezebel was his wife.
Baal was an idol. Many wicked people worshiped Baal.
Bathsheba was Uriah’s wife. King David married Bathsheba after Uriah was killed.
Boaz was a righteous man in Bethlehem. He married Ruth.
Cain was a wicked son of Adam and Eve. He killed his brother Abel.
Cyrus was a king. He let the Jews go back to Jerusalem from Babylon.
Daniel was a righteous Jew. God kept him safe in the lions’ den.
Darius was a king of Babylon. He did not want Daniel to be hurt in the lions’ den.
David killed Goliath. David was a king of Israel.
The devil is a spirit son of Heavenly Father. He would not obey Heavenly Father. Heavenly Father sent him out of heaven. The devil is called Lucifer or Satan.
The Egyptians were people who lived in Egypt.
Eli was an Israelite judge. Samuel helped him take care of the tabernacle.
Elijah was a prophet. He showed the priests of Baal that God has great power.
Elisha was the prophet after Elijah. God helped Elisha do many miracles.
Enoch was a prophet. God took Enoch and his people to heaven.
Esau was the older son of Isaac and Rebekah. He let his brother Jacob have the birthright blessing.
Esther was a Jew. She became a queen in Babylon. She saved her people’s lives.
Eve was the first woman on earth. She was Adam’s wife.
Ezra was a prophet. He taught the Jews when they came back to Jerusalem.
Heavenly Father, Jesus Christ, and the Holy Ghost are all called God. They all have great powers.
Goliath was a Philistine giant. He was killed by David.
Haman was a leader for the king in Babylon. He wanted to kill all the Jews. Esther stopped him.
Hannah was a righteous woman. She was Samuel’s mother.
- Heavenly Father
Heavenly Father is the father of our spirit bodies. He lives in heaven. We pray to Heavenly Father. Sometimes we call Heavenly Father God.
- Holy Ghost
The Holy Ghost works with Heavenly Father and Jesus. He helps people know the truth. The Holy Ghost has a spirit body. He does not have a flesh-and-bone body.
Isaac was the righteous son of Abraham and Sarah. He was the father of Jacob and Esau.
Isaiah was a prophet. He told the people about Jesus.
Jacob’s name was changed to Israel. He was the righteous son of Isaac. Israel had twelve sons.
The families of Jacob’s twelve sons were called the people of Israel. They were the twelve tribes of Israel.
The families of Jacob’s twelve sons were called Israelites. They were the twelve tribes of Israel.
Jacob was the righteous son of Isaac. Jacob had twelve sons. Jesus changed Jacob’s name to Israel.
The Jaredites were people who followed Jared and his brother. God led them from the Tower of Babel to America.
Jeremiah was a prophet. He told the people about Jesus Christ.
Jeroboam was a wicked king of the Kingdom of Israel.
Jesse was the father of King David. Jesse lived in Bethlehem.
Jesus is our Savior. He is the son of Heavenly Father. Sometimes we call Jesus God.
The Jews were Israelites who lived in the Kingdom of Judah.
Jezebel was King Ahab’s wife. She wanted to kill Elijah.
Job was a righteous man. He had many troubles, but he still loved God.
Jonah was a prophet. A big fish swallowed him. Jonah taught the people in Nineveh.
Joseph was a righteous son of Jacob and Rachel. His brothers sold him. He became a leader in Egypt.
Joshua was the prophet after Moses. He helped the Israelites capture the promised land.
Laban was the father of Leah and Rachel.
Leah was a daughter of Laban. She married Jacob.
Lehi was a prophet in Jerusalem. God told him to leave Jerusalem. Lehi’s family went to America.
Lucifer is a spirit son of Heavenly Father. He would not obey Heavenly Father. Heavenly Father sent him out of heaven. Lucifer is called Satan or the devil.
Melchizedek was a righteous king. He had the priesthood. Abraham paid tithing to him.
Meshach was a righteous Jew and a friend of Daniel. Jesus saved Meshach from burning in the furnace.
Micah was a prophet. He told the people about Jesus.
Miriam was Moses’ sister.
Mordecai was a righteous Jew. He was Esther’s cousin.
Moses was a prophet. He led the Israelites out of Egypt. He took them back to the promised land.
Naaman was a leper. God helped Elisha heal Naaman.
Naomi was a righteous woman. One of her sons married Ruth.
Nathan was a prophet. He talked to King David.
Nehemiah was a prophet when the Jews came back to Jerusalem. He helped them build the wall again.
Noah was a righteous man. He built an ark. His family was saved when the flood came.
Obed was the son of Boaz and Ruth. He was King David’s grandfather.
Orpah married one of Naomi’s sons.
The Philistines were people who fought the Israelites. Goliath was a Philistine.
Potiphar was a soldier for the king of Egypt. Joseph worked for Potiphar.
Rachel was a daughter of Laban. She was Jacob’s wife and Joseph’s mother.
Rebekah was Isaac’s wife. She was the mother of Jacob and Esau.
Rehoboam was one of Solomon’s sons. He was a wicked king of the Kingdom of Judah.
Ruth married one of Naomi’s sons. After he died, Ruth married Boaz.
Samuel was a prophet. He was an Israelite judge. He anointed King Saul and King David.
Sarah was Abraham’s wife. She was Isaac’s mother.
Satan is a spirit son of Heavenly Father. He would not obey Heavenly Father. Heavenly Father sent him out of heaven. Satan is called Lucifer or the devil.
Saul was the first king of Israel.
Seth was a righteous son of Adam and Eve.
Shadrach was a righteous Jew and a friend of Daniel. Jesus saved Shadrach from burning in the furnace.
Solomon was the son of King David and Bathsheba. He became king of Israel and built a temple.
Uriah was Bathsheba’s husband. King David had him killed in a battle.
Zechariah was a prophet. He told the people about Jesus.