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Shaul (son of Simeon)
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Shaul, Son of Simeon
Shaul, Son of Simeon (שָׁאוּל‎, sha'ul). 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).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Shaul (Person)
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
Shaul
Shaul. 1. Alternate name for Saul, an Edomite king, in Genesis 36:37, 38 and 1 Chronicles 1:48, 49.See Saul #1.2. Son of Simeon by a Canaanite woman (Gn 46:10; Ex 6:15; 1 Chr 4:24) and head of the Shaulite family (Nm 26:13).3. Levite and Uzziah’s son from the house of Kohath (1 Chr 6:24).
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Shaul
2. Son of Simeon and a Canaanite woman, among those who traveled to Egypt with Jacob during the famine (Gen. 46:10; Ex. 6:15; 1 Ch. 4:24); head of the “Shaulites” (Nu. 26:13), a clan of mixed Israelite and Canaanite descent.
Shaul
Shaul shôl [Heb. šāʾûl; Gk. Saoul (cf. Saul)]; AV also, NEB, SAUL; SHAULITES shôlʹīts [Heb. haššāʾûlî] (Nu. 26:13); NEB SAULITE.
Sheba
4. [Heb. šeḇaʿ—LXX Sabee] (2 S. 20:1–22). Son of Bichri; a notorious Benjaminite (described as “a worthless fellow,” Heb. ʾîš belîyaʿal, 2 S. 20:1) who led a revolt against King David. The forces of the ten tribes of Israel followed Sheba, but the men of Judah remained loyal to David (v 2). David
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Shaul
SHAUL1. Alternate name for Saul, an Edomite king, in Genesis 36:37–38 and 1 Chronicles 1:48–49. See Saul #1.2. Son of Simeon by a Canaanite woman (Gn 46:10; Ex 6:15; 1 Chr 4:24) and head of the Shaulite family (Nm 26:13).3. Levite and Uzziah’s son from the house of Kohath (1 Chr 6:24).
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Shaul
Shaul (shawl; Heb., “dedicated” or “asked for”).1 An Edomite king from Rehoboth (Gen. 36:37–38).2 One of the sons of Simeon, born to a Canaanite woman (Gen. 46:10; Exod. 6:15; 1 Chron. 4:24). He was the founder of the family group known as the Shaulites (Num. 26:13).3 The son of Uzziah, a Levite of
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Shaul
SHAUL1. A king of Edom (1 Chr 1:48–49; spelled Saul in Gen 36:37–38).2. A son of Simeon by a Canaanitish woman (Gen 46:10; Ex 6:15; 1 Chr 4:24), and ancestor of a tribal family, the Shaulites (Num 26:13).3. A son of Uzziah, a Kohathite Levite, and ancestor of Samuel (1 Chr 6:24).
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
Shaul
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
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
Shaul
Sha´ul (asked).1. The son of Simeon by a Canaanitish woman, Gen. 46:10; Ex. 6:15; Num. 26:13; 1 Chron. 4:24, and founder of the family of the Shaulites. (b.c. 1712.)2. One of the kings of Edom. 1 Chron. 1:48, 49. In the Authorized Version of Gen. 36:37 he is less accurately called Saul.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Shaul
SHA´UL (shaʹul; “asked,” i.e., of God).1. The son of Simeon by a Canaanite woman (Gen. 46:10; Ex. 6:15; Num. 26:13; 1 Chron. 4:24), c. 1900 b.c.2. An Edomite king, called “Shaul of Rehoboth by the River” (1 Chron. 1:48–49; cf. Gen. 36:37–38).3. Son of Uzziah, a Kohathite (1 Chron. 6:24).
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