12 Bible Characters Who Did Great Things for God in Their Old Age,David Sanford - Study from the Bible and be encouraged to grow your faith! From the the Old Testament A Thirteen Lesson Bible Class Study. Introduction The list of great characters from the Old Testament would, no doubt, be a quite lengthy one. The Bible is a canonical collection of texts considered sacred in Judaism or Christianity.Different religious groups include different books within their canons, in different orders, and sometimes divide or combine books, or incorporate additional material into canonical books. Abraham = Left his home traveling to a land God showed him. Hebrews 11 provides a record of some of the greatest and this series of lessons will focus on a few of them. List Of Old Testamnet Bible Characters In Chronological Order Adam and Eve (Before 4000 BC) Shem, Hem, and Japheth (Before 3000 BC) Cain and Abel (Before 3000 BC) Noah (Before 3000 BC) Job, 2100 Bc Abraham & Sarah (Journey to Canaan to Death) – 2091 BC – 1991 BC Ishmael – 2080 BC Isaac, 2066 bc Jacob and Esau […] Old Testament Bible characters. He later ate from the tree of the Knowledge of Good and Evil - after Eve gave him fruit from the tree. Adam = First man created on this earth. Daniel = Thrown into the lion’s den, but was unharmed.