Word Summary
Shemuel: "name of God", a prophet of Isr
Original Word: שְׁמוּאֵל
Transliteration: Shemuel
Phonetic Spelling: (sehm-oo-ale')
Part of Speech: Proper Name Masculine
Short Definition: "name of God", a prophet of Isr
Meaning: Samuel -- "name of God", a prophet of Israel
Strong's Concordance
Samuel, Shemuel

From the passive participle of shama' and 'el; heard of God; Shemuel, the name of three Israelites -- Samuel, Shemuel.

see HEBREW shama'

see HEBREW 'el


H8050. Shemuel

שְׁמוּאֵל140 proper name, masculine Samuel (= name of El Thes and others (or, his name is El HomHeb.Trad.98f. WklKAT 3. 225 Now 181, 20), compare רְעוּאֵל מּנוּאֵל,‎; see Dr181, 20; PrätZMG 1903, 777 ff. caritative from יִשְׁמָעֵאל‎; Palmyrene שמואל‎ Lzb377; see further GieAT Schätzung d. Gottesn. (1901), 102 ff.); —

1 great prophet, 11th cent. B.C., σαμουηλ: 1 Samuel 1:20 (name explained as if from שָׁאַל‎), 1:18, 21, 26 125t. 1Samuel; 1 Chronicles 6:13; 6:18; 9:22; 11:3; 26:28; 29:29; 2 Chronicles 35:18; Jeremiah 15:1; Psalm 99:6.

2 in Simeon, Numbers 34:30 (P), σαλαμιηλ.

3 in Issachar 1 Chronicles 7:2, (I) σαμουηλ.