Definition of Samuel

1. Noun. (Old Testament) Hebrew prophet and judge who anointed Saul as king.

Category relationships: Old Testament
Generic synonyms: Prophet



Definition of Samuel

1. Proper noun. (Hebrew male given name). ¹

2. Proper noun. One of two books of the Old Testament and the Hebrew Tanakh. ¹

3. Proper noun. (biblical character) The primary author and central character of the first book of Samuel. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Lexicographical Neighbors of Samuel

Samolus parviflorus
Samolus valerandii
Samos
Samosata
Samothracian
Samothracians
Samoyed
Samoyede
Samoyedes
Samoyedic
Samoyedic-speaking
Sampson
Sams
Samson
Samter's syndrome
Samuel (current term)
Samuel Adams
Samuel Barber
Samuel Beckett
Samuel Dashiell Hammett
Samuel F. B. Morse
Samuel Finley Breese Morse
Samuel Goldwyn
Samuel Gompers
Samuel Houston
Samuel Huntington
Samuel Jackson Snead
Samuel Johnson
Samuel Langhorne Clemens
Samuel Morse

Literary usage of Samuel

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Holy Bible by Canadian Bible Society (1851)
"9 Therefore Eli said unto Samuel, Go, lie down : and it shall be, ... So Samuel went and lay down in his place. :ui And it shall come to pass, ..."

2. Dictionary of National Biography by LESLIE. STEPHEN, Sidney Lee (1890)
"He was attended on his deathbed by Samuel Rutherford, who wrote an account ... Viscount Kenmure, Edinburgh, 1827; Works of Samuel Rutherford. ..."

3. The American Historical Review by American Historical Association (1901)
"Diary of Samuel Cooper, 1775-1776? Samuel COOPER, the writer of this diary, ... William Cooper,2 by his wife Judith, daughter of Samuel Sewall, ..."

4. The Literary History of the American Revolution, 1763-1783 by Moses Coit Tyler (1897)
"I.—The decline of the reputation of Samuel Adams since the Revolution—His literary work always for a practical end—Greatness of his influence as a writer ..."

5. Records Relating to the Early History of Boston by Boston (Mass.). Registry Dept (1891)
"Samuel the Son of Richard Butt was Born March (1) 73 or 74. Samuel the Son of Samuel Chandler was Born December 20: 69. John the Son of Samuel Chandler was ..."

6. The Holy Bible by Canadian Bible Society (1851)
"9 Therefore Eli said unto Samuel, Go, lie down : and it shall be, ... So Samuel went and lay down in his place. :ui And it shall come to pass, ..."

7. Dictionary of National Biography by LESLIE. STEPHEN, Sidney Lee (1890)
"He was attended on his deathbed by Samuel Rutherford, who wrote an account ... Viscount Kenmure, Edinburgh, 1827; Works of Samuel Rutherford. ..."

8. The American Historical Review by American Historical Association (1901)
"Diary of Samuel Cooper, 1775-1776? Samuel COOPER, the writer of this diary, ... William Cooper,2 by his wife Judith, daughter of Samuel Sewall, ..."

9. The Literary History of the American Revolution, 1763-1783 by Moses Coit Tyler (1897)
"I.—The decline of the reputation of Samuel Adams since the Revolution—His literary work always for a practical end—Greatness of his influence as a writer ..."

10. Records Relating to the Early History of Boston by Boston (Mass.). Registry Dept (1891)
"Samuel the Son of Richard Butt was Born March (1) 73 or 74. Samuel the Son of Samuel Chandler was Born December 20: 69. John the Son of Samuel Chandler was ..."

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