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Lexicon :: Strong's H7586 - šā'ûl

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Part of Speech
proper masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Pass part of שָׁאַל (H7592)
Strong’s Definitions

שָׁאוּל Shâʼûwl, shaw-ool'; passive participle of H7592; asked; Shaul, the name of an Edomite and two Israelites:—Saul, Shaul.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 406x

The KJV translates Strong's H7586 in the following manner: Saul (399x), Shaul (7x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 406x
The KJV translates Strong's H7586 in the following manner: Saul (399x), Shaul (7x).
  1. Saul or Shaul = "desired"

    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

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
שָׁאוּל Shâʼûwl, shaw-ool'; passive participle of H7592; asked; Shaul, the name of an Edomite and two Israelites:—Saul, Shaul.
STRONGS H7586: Abbreviations
שָׁאוּל proper name, masculine)= asked (of י׳), compare שְׁאַלְתִּיאֵל below; Palmyrene proper name שאילא Lzb371 Cooke283); — Σαονλ:
1. 397 1st king of Israel, 1 Samuel 9:2, 3 (twice in verse); 1 Samuel 9:5 (son of Kish, a Benjamite) + 359 times Samuel; + 28 times 1 Chronicles; Psalm 18:1; Psalm 52:2; Psalm 54:2; Psalm 57:1; Psalm 59:1 (all in titles); גִּבְעַת שׁ׳ Isaiah 10:29 (and 1 Samuel 11:4; 1 Samuel 15:34; 2 Samuel 21:6 see II. גִּבְעָה).
2. a king of Edom Genesis 36:37, 38 (P) = 1 Chronicles 1:48, 49.
3. a son of Simeon Genesis 46:10; Exodus 6:15; Numbers 26:13 (all P) = 1 Chronicles 4:24.
4. a Levite 1 Chronicles 6:9.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


36:37; 36:38; 46:10





1 Samuel

9:2; 9:3; 9:5; 11:4; 15:34

2 Samuel


1 Chronicles

1:48; 1:49; 4:24; 6:9


18:1; 52:2; 54:2; 57:1; 59:1




Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H7586 matches the Hebrew שָׁאוּל (šā'ûl),
which occurs 406 times in 335 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Page 1 / 7 (Gen 36:37–1Sa 14:2)

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 36:37 - And Samlah died, and Saul H7586 of Rehoboth by the river reigned in his stead.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 36:38 - And Saul H7586 died, and Baalhanan the son of Achbor reigned in his stead.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 46:10 - And the sons of Simeon; Jemuel, and Jamin, and Ohad, and Jachin, and Zohar, and Shaul H7586 the son of a Canaanitish woman.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 6:15 - And the sons of Simeon; Jemuel, and Jamin, and Ohad, and Jachin, and Zohar, and Shaul H7586 the son of a Canaanitish woman: these are the families of Simeon.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 26:13 - Of Zerah, the family of the Zarhites: of Shaul, H7586 the family of the Shaulites.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 9:2 - And he had a son, whose name was Saul, H7586 a choice young man, and a goodly: and there was not among the children of Israel a goodlier person than he: from his shoulders and upward he was higher than any of the people.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 9:3 - And the asses of Kish Saul's H7586 father were lost. And Kish said to Saul H7586 his son, Take now one of the servants with thee, and arise, go seek the asses.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 9:5 - And when they were come to the land of Zuph, Saul H7586 said to his servant that was with him, Come, and let us return; lest my father leave caring for the asses, and take thought for us.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 9:7 - Then said Saul H7586 to his servant, But, behold, if we go, what shall we bring the man? for the bread is spent in our vessels, and there is not a present to bring to the man of God: what have we?
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 9:8 - And the servant answered Saul H7586 again, and said, Behold, I have here at hand the fourth part of a shekel of silver: that will I give to the man of God, to tell us our way.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 9:10 - Then said Saul H7586 to his servant, Well said; come, let us go. So they went unto the city where the man of God was.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 9:15 - Now the LORD had told Samuel in his ear a day before Saul H7586 came, saying,
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 9:17 - And when Samuel saw Saul, H7586 the LORD said unto him, Behold the man whom I spake to thee of! this same shall reign over my people.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 9:18 - Then Saul H7586 drew near to Samuel in the gate, and said, Tell me, I pray thee, where the seer's house is.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 9:19 - And Samuel answered Saul, H7586 and said, I am the seer: go up before me unto the high place; for ye shall eat with me to day, and to morrow I will let thee go, and will tell thee all that is in thine heart.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 9:21 - And Saul H7586 answered and said, Am not I a Benjamite, of the smallest of the tribes of Israel? and my family the least of all the families of the tribe of Benjamin? wherefore then speakest thou so to me?
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 9:22 - And Samuel took Saul H7586 and his servant, and brought them into the parlour, and made them sit in the chiefest place among them that were bidden, which were about thirty persons.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 9:24 - And the cook took up the shoulder, and that which was upon it, and set it before Saul. H7586 And Samuel said, Behold that which is left! set it before thee, and eat: for unto this time hath it been kept for thee since I said, I have invited the people. So Saul H7586 did eat with Samuel that day.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 9:25 - And when they were come down from the high place into the city, Samuel communed with Saul H7586 upon the top of the house.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 9:26 - And they arose early: and it came to pass about the spring of the day, that Samuel called Saul H7586 to the top of the house, saying, Up, that I may send thee away. And Saul H7586 arose, and they went out both of them, he and Samuel, abroad.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 9:27 - And as they were going down to the end of the city, Samuel said to Saul, H7586 Bid the servant pass on before us, (and he passed on,) but stand thou still a while, that I may shew thee the word of God.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 10:11 - And it came to pass, when all that knew him beforetime saw that, behold, he prophesied among the prophets, then the people said one to another, What is this that is come unto the son of Kish? Is Saul H7586 also among the prophets?
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 10:12 - And one of the same place answered and said, But who is their father? Therefore it became a proverb, Is Saul H7586 also among the prophets?
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 10:14 - And Saul's H7586 uncle said unto him and to his servant, Whither went ye? And he said, To seek the asses: and when we saw that they were no where, we came to Samuel.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 10:15 - And Saul's H7586 uncle said, Tell me, I pray thee, what Samuel said unto you.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 10:16 - And Saul H7586 said unto his uncle, He told us plainly that the asses were found. But of the matter of the kingdom, whereof Samuel spake, he told him not.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 10:21 - When he had caused the tribe of Benjamin to come near by their families, the family of Matri was taken, and Saul H7586 the son of Kish was taken: and when they sought him, he could not be found.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 10:26 - And Saul H7586 also went home to Gibeah; and there went with him a band of men, whose hearts God had touched.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 11:4 - Then came the messengers to Gibeah of Saul, H7586 and told the tidings in the ears of the people: and all the people lifted up their voices, and wept.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 11:5 - And, behold, Saul H7586 came after the herd out of the field; and Saul H7586 said, What aileth the people that they weep? And they told him the tidings of the men of Jabesh.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 11:6 - And the Spirit of God came upon Saul H7586 when he heard those tidings, and his anger was kindled greatly.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 11:7 - And he took a yoke of oxen, and hewed them in pieces, and sent them throughout all the coasts of Israel by the hands of messengers, saying, Whosoever cometh not forth after Saul H7586 and after Samuel, so shall it be done unto his oxen. And the fear of the LORD fell on the people, and they came out with one consent.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 11:11 - And it was so on the morrow, that Saul H7586 put the people in three companies; and they came into the midst of the host in the morning watch, and slew the Ammonites until the heat of the day: and it came to pass, that they which remained were scattered, so that two of them were not left together.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 11:12 - And the people said unto Samuel, Who is he that said, Shall Saul H7586 reign over us? bring the men, that we may put them to death.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 11:13 - And Saul H7586 said, There shall not a man be put to death this day: for to day the LORD hath wrought salvation in Israel.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 11:15 - And all the people went to Gilgal; and there they made Saul H7586 king before the LORD in Gilgal; and there they sacrificed sacrifices of peace offerings before the LORD; and there Saul H7586 and all the men of Israel rejoiced greatly.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 13:1 - Saul H7586 reigned one year; and when he had reigned two years over Israel,
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 13:2 - Saul H7586 chose him three thousand men of Israel; whereof two thousand were with Saul H7586 in Michmash and in mount Bethel, and a thousand were with Jonathan in Gibeah of Benjamin: and the rest of the people he sent every man to his tent.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 13:3 - And Jonathan smote the garrison of the Philistines that was in Geba, and the Philistines heard of it. And Saul H7586 blew the trumpet throughout all the land, saying, Let the Hebrews hear.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 13:4 - And all Israel heard say that Saul H7586 had smitten a garrison of the Philistines, and that Israel also was had in abomination with the Philistines. And the people were called together after Saul H7586 to Gilgal.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 13:7 - And some of the Hebrews went over Jordan to the land of Gad and Gilead. As for Saul, H7586 he was yet in Gilgal, and all the people followed him trembling.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 13:9 - And Saul H7586 said, Bring hither a burnt offering to me, and peace offerings. And he offered the burnt offering.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 13:10 - And it came to pass, that as soon as he had made an end of offering the burnt offering, behold, Samuel came; and Saul H7586 went out to meet him, that he might salute him.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 13:11 - And Samuel said, What hast thou done? And Saul H7586 said, Because I saw that the people were scattered from me, and that thou camest not within the days appointed, and that the Philistines gathered themselves together at Michmash;
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 13:13 - And Samuel said to Saul, H7586 Thou hast done foolishly: thou hast not kept the commandment of the LORD thy God, which he commanded thee: for now would the LORD have established thy kingdom upon Israel for ever.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 13:15 - And Samuel arose, and gat him up from Gilgal unto Gibeah of Benjamin. And Saul H7586 numbered the people that were present with him, about six hundred men.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 13:16 - And Saul, H7586 and Jonathan his son, and the people that were present with them, abode in Gibeah of Benjamin: but the Philistines encamped in Michmash.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 13:22 - So it came to pass in the day of battle, that there was neither sword nor spear found in the hand of any of the people that were with Saul H7586 and Jonathan: but with Saul H7586 and with Jonathan his son was there found.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 14:1 - Now it came to pass upon a day, that Jonathan the son of Saul H7586 said unto the young man that bare his armour, Come, and let us go over to the Philistines' garrison, that is on the other side. But he told not his father.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 14:2 - And Saul H7586 tarried in the uttermost part of Gibeah under a pomegranate tree which is in Migron: and the people that were with him were about six hundred men;

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