Samuel(redirected from Samuel (disambiguation))
Also found in: Thesaurus, Encyclopedia.
Hebrew judge and prophet of the 11th century bc who anointed Saul as king.
[Hebrew šəmû'ēl, name of God : šəmû, name; see šm in Semitic roots + 'ēl, God; see ʔl in Semitic roots.]
See Table at Bible.
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
1. (Bible) a Hebrew prophet, seer, and judge, who anointed the first two kings of the Israelites (I Samuel 1–3; 8–15)
2. (Bible) either of the two books named after him, I and II Samuel
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
Sam•u•el(ˈsæm yu əl)
1. a judge and prophet of Israel. I Sam. 1–3; 8–15.
2. either of two books of the Bible bearing his name.
Random House Kernerman Webster's College Dictionary, © 2010 K Dictionaries Ltd. Copyright 2005, 1997, 1991 by Random House, Inc. All rights reserved.
Switch to new thesaurus
|Noun||1.||Samuel - (Old Testament) Hebrew prophet and judge who anointed Saul as king|
Old Testament - the collection of books comprising the sacred scripture of the Hebrews and recording their history as the chosen people; the first half of the Christian Bible
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.
Samuel[ˈsæmjʊəl] N → Samuel
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005