Shaul (son of Simeon)
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A son of Simeon by a Canaanite woman; the eponymous ancestor of the Shaulites (Gen 46:10; Exod 6:15; Num 26:13; 1 Chr 4:24).
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The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
SHAUL (PERSON) [Heb šāʾūl (שָׁאֻל)]. The name means “The One Asked-For.” In addition to being the name of the very first king of Israel (see SAUL), it was also the name of various tribes and persons in the OT. Names with the same consonants (and related meanings) are attested in Iron Age Syrian epigraphy
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Shaul shôl [Heb. šāʾûl; Gk. Saoul (cf. Saul)]; AV also, NEB, SAUL; SHAULITES shôlʹīts [Heb. haššāʾûlî] (Nu. 26:13); NEB SAULITE.
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
SHAUL (Heb. šā’ûl, ‘asked for’). In Heb., the same as *‘Saul’. 1. A king of Edom (1 Ch. 1:48–49; cf. Gn. 36:37–38), belonging to Rehoboth. 2. A son of Simeon by a Canaanitess (Gn. 46:10), from whom the Shaulites took their name (Nu. 26:13). 3. A son of Kohath (1 Ch. 6:24), called ‘Joel’ in 1 Ch. 6:36.
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Shaul (Heb. šāʾûl)1. One of the early Edomite kings, a native of Rehoboth on the Euphrates (Gen. 36:37–38; KJV “Saul”; 1 Chr. 4:24).2. A son of the patriarch Simeon and an unnamed Canaanite woman (Gen. 46:10; Exod. 6:15; 1 Chr. 4:24). His descendants are called the Shaulites (Num. 26:13).3. A Levite
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
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