from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- Saul fl. 11th century B.C. The first king of Israel. He defended Israel against numerous enemies, especially the Philistines, and was succeeded by David.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- proper n. The first king of Israel.
- proper n. The original name of Apostle Paul.
- proper n. A male given name.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Soul.
- n. Same as sal, the tree.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. An obsolete or Scotch form of soul.
- n. See sal.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. (Old Testament) the first king of the Israelites who defended Israel against many enemies (especially the Philistines)
- n. (New Testament) a Christian missionary to the Gentiles; author of several Epistles in the New Testament; even though Paul was not present at the Last Supper he is considered an Apostle
Hebrew שָׁאוּל "asked for". (Wiktionary)