the first king of Israel: 1 Sam
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Word origin of 'Saul'< LL(Ec) Saul (for 2, Saulus) < Gr(Ec) Saoul (for 2, Saulos) < Heb shaul, lit., asked (i.e., of God) < shaal, to ask