The brother-in-law of Moses and first high priest of Israel
Son of Adam and Eve murdered by his brother Cain out of envy. This was the first death recorded in the Bible.
High priest during the time when David and his men ate the consecrated bread from the Temple as well as taking the sword of Goliath while on the run from Saul. Abiathar was known for his faithful service to David though eventually he opposed Solomon as successor and was banished for it.
A priest (not to be confused with King Abijah of Judah) upon whom King David organized the 8th priestly house/order out of a total of 24. It is to this priestly order that Zachariah, father of John the Baptist, belonged.
The first Hebrew patriarch spoken of in Genesis and father of the Jewish people and others. To him the Abrahamic covenant, signified by circumcision, was made singling out his descendents as the people through whom God would bless all nations. His sons were Isaac, whom he almost sacrificed, and Ishmael, his firstborn with Hagar.
The patriarchs of Israel with Joseph being one of the twelve sons of Jacob