Saul

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See also: Saül, Saúl, and saul

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From Hebrew שָׁאוּל (shaúl, asked for).

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Saul

  1. The first king of Israel in the Old Testament
    • And it came to pass, that when the evil spirit of God was upon Saul, that David took an harp, and played with his hand; so Saul was refreshed, and was well, and the evil spirit departed from him.
  2. The original name of Apostle Paul in the New Testament.
  3. A male given name.
    • 2000, Peter Abrahams, Crying Wolf, Ballantine Books →ISBN
      “You got an uncle named Saul?” “I never mentioned him?” “What are you saying —you got some Jewish guy for an uncle?” “He's not Jewish. It's just a name they have back in the old country.”

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Saul f

  1. alternate form of sawol

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Saul m

  1. (biblical) Saul (first king of Israel)