Strong's Concordance, Hebrew Dictionary

Saul, Shaul, the name of an Edomite and two Israelites

Hebrew: שָׁאוּל, šāʾûl (H7586)

335 King James Bible Verses


Here are Saul, Shaul and related words in the Bible. What does the source Hebrew word שָׁאוּל mean and how is it used in the Bible? Below are the English definition details. Also below are examples within Bible verses highlighted in yellow (follow this link to go there). Tap or hover on blue, underlined words to see more original scripture and meanings. Information sourced from Strong's Concordance[1].

Definition Details

Strong's Number: H7586

Hebrew Base Word: שָׁאוּל

Part of speech: Proper Name Masculine

Usage: Saul, Shaul

Literally: desired

Definition: Shaul, the name of an Edomite and two Israelites.

Detailed definition:

  1. A Benjamite, son of Kish, and the 1st king of Israel.
  2. An early king of Edom and a successor of Samlah.
  3. A son of Simeon.
  4. A Levite, son of Uzziah.

Derived terms: Passive participle of H7592; asked.


  1. Biblical International Phonetic Alphabet: ʃɔːˈʔuːl
  2. Modern International Phonetic Alphabet: ʃɑːˈʔul
  3. Transliteration: šāʾûl
  4. Biblical Pronunciation: shaw-OOL
  5. Modern Pronunciation: sha-OOL

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