(fl. 11th cent. b.c.) The first king of Israel (c. 1020-c. 1000): 1 Sam. 9
In the Bible, the first king of Israel, who died in battle against the Philistines and was succeeded by David.
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A male given name.
Origin of saul
From Hebrew ×©××•×œ (“asked for").