Saul of Tarsus

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  • Saul of Tarsus — noun (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 Paul s name was Saul prior to his conversion to… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Saul of Tarsus — noun see Saul …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Paul (Saul of Tarsus) — (fl. 1st cent)    Early Christian evangelist. He was born in Tarsus in Asia Minor, and was a Roman citizen. He studied under Gamaliel the Elder. As a result of a vison he was converted to Christianity, changed his name from Saul to Paul, and… …   Dictionary of Jewish Biography

  • Tarsus, Mersin — Tarsus …   Wikipedia

  • Saul — noun 1. (Old Testament) the first king of the Israelites who defended Israel against many enemies (especially the Philistines) • Topics: ↑Old Testament • Instance Hypernyms: ↑king, ↑male monarch, ↑Rex 2. ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • Tarsus (city) — Infobox Settlement settlement type = subdivision type = Country subdivision name = Turkey timezone=EET utc offset=+2 map caption =Location of Tarsus within Turkey. timezone DST=EEST utc offset DST=+3 official name = Tarsus image caption = Berdan… …   Wikipedia

  • Saul — /sawl/, n. 1. the first king of Israel. I Sam. 9. 2. Also called Saul of Tarsus. the original name of the apostle Paul. Acts 9:1 30; 22:3. 3. a male given name: from a Hebrew word meaning asked for. * * * I Hebrew Shaul flourished 11th century BC …   Universalium

  • Saul — noun Etymology: Late Latin Saulus, from Greek Saulos, from Hebrew Shā ūl Date: before 12th century 1. the first king of Israel 2. the apostle Paul called also Saul of Tarsus …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Saul (Begriffsklärung) — Der biblische Name Saul (lat.: Saulus) kommt aus dem Hebräischen ‏שָׁאוּל‎ Šā’ûl oder Scha ul und bedeutet „der Erbetete“ oder „der Erhabene“. Saul heißen: Saul, vierter König vom Stadtstaat Ja udi Saul, erster König von Israel Saul (Edom), König …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Saul — 1) The first king of Israel. He came from the tribe of Benjamin, and was probably chosen as king on account of his military leadership (1 Sam. 14:47–8). There are two accounts in 1 Sam. of the institution of the monarchy; in one Saul is well… …   Dictionary of the Bible

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