|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|