Samuel, Saul

   New South Wales politician. His family emigrated from London to New South Wales when he was 12. He engaged in gold mining and cattle ranching. He was the first Jew to be appointed to the legislature of the colony. He served as agent-general in London from 1880 and was knighted in 1882.

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  • Saul — (שאול המלך) (or Sha ul) (Arabic: طالوت ,Tālūt) () and Michal was returned as wife to David. Ish bosheth reigned for two years and was killed by two of his own captains ( and bibleverse nb|1|Samuel|12:1 5|HE) Desiring to be like other nations,… …   Wikipedia

  • SAMUEL, BOOK OF — SAMUEL, BOOK OF, the eighth book of the Hebrew Bible and the third in the subdivision known as the Former Prophets. Originally a single unit, the Septuagint and the Vulgate divide the book in two, titling the resulting parts First and Second… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Saul (Bible) — Saül (Bible) Pour les articles homonymes, voir Saül (homonymie). David et Saül (gravure de Julius Kronberg, 1885) Saül (ש …   Wikipédia en Français

  • 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

  • Saül — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Saül (homonymie). David et Saül (gravure de Julius Kronberg, 1885) Saül (שאול Šā’ûl, Sha ul « Désiré ») est un …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Saul — /sawl/, n. 1. the first king of Israel. I Sam. 9. 2. Also called Saul of Tarsus. the original name of the apostle Paul. Acts 9:1 30; 22:3. 3. a male given name: from a Hebrew word meaning asked for. * * * I Hebrew Shaul flourished 11th century BC …   Universalium

  • SAUL — (Heb. שָׁאוּל; asked, requested, lent (by the Lord) ), the first king of Israel (c. 1029–1005 B.C.E.); son of Kish from the tribe of Benjamin (I Sam. 9:1, 21). Saul s home was in Gibeah (ibid. 10:26), i.e., Gibeath Benjamin, also known as Gibeath …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • 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

  • Saul og David — ( Saul and David ) is the first of the two operas by the Danish composer Carl Nielsen. The four act libretto, by Einar Christiansen, tells the Biblical story of Saul s jealousy of the young David, taken from the Book of Samuel. The first… …   Wikipedia

  • SAMUEL (LIVRES DE) — SAMUEL LIVRES DE À l’origine, les deux Livres bibliques de Samuel ne formaient qu’une seule œuvre, une tradition erronée ayant attribué cette dernière, pour sa majeure partie du moins, au prophète dont elle porte toujours le nom (Samuel n’occupe …   Encyclopédie Universelle

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