Either of the two books (1 Samuel, 2 Samuel) telling of Samuel, Saul, and David.
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Origin of Samuel
Hebrew šəmû’ēlname of Godšəmûnamešm in Semitic roots ’ēlGodℵl in Semitic roots
American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
Samuel Sentence Examples
Fries and two others were twice tried for treason (the second time before Samuel Chase) and were sentenced to be hanged, but they were pardoned by President Adams in April 1800, and a general amnesty was issued on 21st May.
The proceedings of the conspirators at Hamburg were made known to the government in London by an informer, Samuel Turner.
On the 7th of June 1665 Samuel Pepys for the first time saw two or three houses marked with the red cross and the words " Lord, have mercy upon us," on the doors.
He was acting governor at the time of the "Boston Massacre" in 1770, and was virtually forced by the citizens of Boston, under the leadership of Samuel Adams, to order the removal of the British troops from the town.
In Easthampton are a free public library and Williston Seminary; the latter, one of the oldest and largest preparatory schools in New England, was founded in 1841 by the gifts of Samuel Williston (1795-1874) and Emily Graves Williston (1797-1885).