Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: saul
IPA transcription: [s'ɔl]
noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: Paul, Saint_Paul, St._Paul, Apostle_Paul, Paul_the_Apostle, Apostle_of_the_Gentiles, Saul, Saul_of_Tarsus
    Meaning: (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 Christianity"
  • Synonyms: Saul
    Meaning: (Old Testament) the first king of the Israelites who defended Israel against many enemies (especially the Philistines)
Usage examples
  • At first, Saul thought:
  • Saul was overcome with sorrow.
  • Saul, too, was filled with delight.
  • He crept into Saul's tent one night.
  • He held up the piece he had cut from Saul's cloak.
  • They were badly beaten and Saul's sons were killed.
  • Saul saw that David had spared his life a second time.
  • "But David did not feel sure that Saul was a true friend.
  • He showed the cup and spear he had taken away from Saul's tent.
  • At first, this was true, for every one in Saul's army kept silent.