Samuel

noun Sam·u·el \ ˈsam-yə-wəl , -yəl \

Definition of Samuel

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

Origin and Etymology of samuel

Late Latin, from Greek Samouel, from Hebrew Shĕmū'ēl


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