Bible Names N-Z : Samuel


Samuel in Wikipedia Samuel (Hebrew: שְׁמוּאֵל, Modern Shmu'el Tiberian əmʼēl; Greek: Σαμουηλ Samouēl; Latin: Samuel; Arabic: شموئيل omoʼel) is a leader of ancient Israel in the Book(s) of Samuel in the Hebrew Bible. His status, as viewed by rabbinical literature, is that he was the last of the Hebrew Judges and the first of the major prophets who began to prophesy inside the Land of Israel. He was thus at the cusp between two eras. According to the text of the Book(s) of Samuel, he also anointed the first two kings of the Kingdom of Israel: Saul and David...