1. [ noun ] (Old Testament) the first king of the Israelites who defended Israel against many enemies (especially the Philistines)
Related terms: king Old_Testament
2. [ noun ] Man's first name, popularity rank in the U.S. is 474
3. [ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 4863
4. [ noun ] (New Testament) a Christian missionary to the Gentiles; author of several Epistles in the New Testament; even though Paul was not present at the Last Supper he is considered an apostle
Synonyms: Apostle_Paul Paul_the_Apostle Apostle_of_the_Gentiles Saul_of_Tarsus saint_paul st._paul Paul

"Paul's name was Saul prior to his conversion to Christianity"

Related terms: saint missionary apostle New_Testament
Similar spelling:   Sal