10 Shadowy Biblical Characters No One Can Explain

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The canonical Bible consists of many enigmatic characters that leave many people in a flutter. Many of them just pop in the scene, play a small part,  indulge in activities, and then fade away. It leaves everyone in a confusion as to what really happened. They are not only cryptic but also unexplainable. Here is a list of 10 Shadowy Biblical Characters No One Can Explain.

10. Melchizedek

Melchizedek

Melchizedek

A priest king of Salem, Melchizedek, during the time of Abraham, wanted a religious organization filled with culture and hierarchy. He is only included in one passage and is referred to in various other psalms. Many people believe that Melchizedek is Noah’s son. Many believed him to have traits that were later transferred to Christ. Some people even believe him as one of the greatest prophets. The character is undoubtedly confusing but is kind of interesting.

9. Cain’s Wife

cain

As per genesis, Cain was the first human ever born. He later killed his younger brother in a fit. The lord cursed him and his farms and he spent his life as a fugitive. But later in the book revelation are made that he is well settled and has a better half. Who his wife was? How did he find her in a world which consisted of only one family is something no one can explain.

8. Joseph Barsabbas

Joseph Barsabbas

Joseph Barsabbas

After Judas sold out his boss, many Jesus disciples rushed to get a spot in the 12. The left disciples looked over at about 120 disciples who could fill the spot. Then the cast lots process began to choose the one. The man who was lost was Joseph Barsabbas. There is little detail about him in the canonical bible which leaves room for a lot of speculation.

7. The Beloved Disciple

The gospel of John has referred to on a lot of occasions about the disciple who Jesus loved. He is said to be there during the last supper, the crucifixion, and the resurrection. But there is little explanation regarding the identity of this man. John the Apostle can be ruled out since none of the apostles were there at the crucifixion.

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