Pronunciation: (sôl), [key]
1. the first king of Israel. I Sam. 9.
2. Also called Saul' of Tar'sus. the original name of the apostle Paul. Acts 9:1–30; 22:3.
3. a male given name: from a Hebrew word meaning “asked for.”
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.