Samuel
noun Etymology: Late Latin, from Greek Samouel, from Hebrew Shĕmū'ēl Date: 14th century 1. the early Hebrew judge who successively anointed Saul and David king 2. either of two narrative and historical books of canonical Jewish and Christian Scriptures — see bible table

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  • SAMUEL — (Heb. שְׁמוּאֵל), Israelite judge and prophet who lived in the 11th century B.C.E. His name is very close to that of the ancient Babylonian royal ancestor of Hammurapi, Sūmû la il, and similar in form to other amorite names such as Sūmû Abum,… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • SAMUEL — (Mar or Samuel Yarhina ah; end of second century to mid third century), Babylonian amora. Samuel was born at Nehardea and studied with his father, abba b. abba ha kohen (Zev. 26a) and also with Levi b. Sisi (Shab. 108b),who had emigrated to… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Samuel — may refer to: *Samuel (Bible), Biblical prophet *Books of Samuel of the Bible *Samuel of Nehardea, Jewish Talmudist *Sam (name) *Samuel Jackson (1912 2002), American golfer *Samuel L. Jackson (born 1948), Actor *Adriana Samuel (born 1966),… …   Wikipedia

  • Samuel — (hebräisch שמואל : Sein Name ist Gott) steht für den männlichen Vornamen und Familiennamen, siehe Samuel (Name) für Namensträger den Propheten Samuel des Alten Testaments der Bibel, siehe Samuel (Prophet) das nach dem Propheten benannte Buch …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Samuel — m Biblical name (Hebrew Shemuel), possibly meaning ‘He (God) has hearkened’ (presumably to the prayers of a mother for a son). It may also be understood as a contracted form of Hebrew sha ul me el meaning ‘asked of God’. In the case of Samuel the …   First names dictionary

  • Samuel — (livres de) livres historiques de la Bible (I Samuel, 31 chapitres; II Samuel, 24 chapitres) rédigés v. la fin du VIIe s. av. J. C., chronique des règnes de Saül et de David. Dans la Vulgate et les Septante, ils forment les deux premiers livres… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Samuel — [sam′yo͞o əl, sam′yool] n. [LL(Ec) < Gr(Ec) Samouēl < Heb shemuel, lit., name of God] 1. a masculine name: dim. Sam, Sammy 2. Bible a) a Hebrew judge and prophet b) either of the two books (1 Samuel, 2 Samuel) telling of Samuel, Saul, and… …   English World dictionary

  • samuel — m. C. Rica. Acción de samuelear. echar un samuel. fr. C. Rica. samuelear …   Diccionario de la lengua española

  • Samuel — Samuel, Sohn des Elkana u. der Hanna, aus dem Stamme Levi, Prophet u. letzter auf Lebenszeit erwählter Richter der Israeliten, wurde von seiner Mutter zum Nasiräat bestimmt, von Kindheit auf unter Eli beim Heiligthum zu Silo erzogen, erhielt die… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

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