Definition of Samuel in English:


Pronunciation /ˈsamyə(wə)l/ /ˈsæmjə(wə)l/

proper noun

  • 1(in the Bible) a Hebrew prophet who rallied the Israelites after their defeat by the Philistines and became their ruler.

    1. 1.1Either of two books of the Bible covering the history of ancient Israel from Samuel's birth to the end of the reign of David.