Word search: Most mentioned names in the Bible

A bit of Bible trivia

     What is the most-mentioned name in the Bible? Here is a list of frequently mentioned names. Find each of the names listed in the puzzle grid. The names may run forward, backward, diagonally, vertically, or horizontally.
     The number of times a specific name appears varies from translation to translation. The numbers of occurrences given in parenthesis are counts reported by BibleGateway.com for the New International Version. For example, BibleGateway.com reports that the name Joab is used 128 times in the New King James Version while it appears 129 times in the New International Version.

  • Jesus  (1,281 times)
  • David  (971 times)
  • Moses  (803 times)
  • Jacob  (363 times)
  • Saul  (362 times)
  • Aaron  (342 times)
  • Abraham  (294 times, with 57 of those being Abram)
  • Solomon  (272 times)
  • Joseph  (246 times)
  • Paul  (228 times)
  • Joshua  (219 times)
  • Peter  (193 times)
  • Jeremiah  (145 times)
  • Samuel  (142 verses)
  • Isaac  (129 times)
  • Joab  (129 times)
 

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