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Saul

Definitions of Saul
  1. noun
    (Old Testament) the first king of the Israelites who defended Israel against many enemies (especially the Philistines)
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    Rex, king, male monarch
    a male sovereign; ruler of a kingdom
  2. 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
    synonyms: Apostle Paul, Apostle of the Gentiles, Paul, Paul the Apostle, Saint Paul, Saul of Tarsus, St. Paul
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    Apostelic Father, Apostle
    any important early teacher of Christianity or a Christian missionary to a people
    missionary, missioner
    someone sent on a mission--especially a religious or charitable mission to a foreign country
    saint
    a person who has died and has been declared a saint by canonization
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