Saoul: Saul, the first Israelite king, also the Jewish name of PaulOriginal Word: ΣαούλTransliteration:
(sah-ool')Part of Speech:
Proper Noun, IndeclinableShort Definition:
Saul, the first Israelite king, also the Jewish name of PaulMeaning:
Saul -- the first Israelite king, also the Jewish name of Paul
Of Hebrew origin (Sha'uwl); Saul (i.e. Shaul), the Jewish name of Paul -- Saul. Compare Saulos.
see GREEK Saulos
see HEBREW Sha'uwl
Thayer's Greek LexiconSTRONGS NT 4549: ΣαούλΣαούλ
, 'asked for'), ὁ
, indeclinable (in Josephus
1. the name of the first king of Israel: Acts 13:21.
2. the Jewish name of the apostle Paul, but occurring only in address (cf. Buttmann, 6): Acts 9:4, 17; Acts 22:7, 13; Acts 26:14; in the other passages of the Book of Acts the form Σαῦλος (which see) with the Greek terminology is used.<1>