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Samuel

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The ideas of a time are like the clothes of a season: they are as arbitrary, as much imposed by some superior will which is seldom explicit. They are utilitarian and political, the instruments of smooth-running government.
Wyndham Lewis
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English

Etymology

Hebrew shemuel, possibly "He (God) has listened" or contracted from sha'ulme'el "asked of God".

Proper noun

Singular
Samuel

Plural
-

Samuel

Wikipedia has an article about Books of Samuel
Wikisource has the full text of various Bibles
Wiktionary has an Appendix listing books of the Bible

  1. A male given name
  2. book(s) of the Old Testament and the Hebrew Tanakh.
  3. (Biblical) The primary author and central character of the first book of Samuel.

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Czech

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Proper noun

Samuel m.

  1. A male given name, cognate to Samuel.

Danish

Proper noun

Samuel

  1. (Biblical) Samuel.
  2. A male given name.

Dutch

Alternative spellings

Proper noun

Samuel

  1. The ninth and tenth book of the Bible.
  2. A male given name.

Finnish

Proper noun

Samuel

  1. (Biblical) Samuel.
  2. A male given name.

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French

Proper noun

Samuel m.

  1. (Biblical) Samuel.
  2. A male given name.

German

Proper noun

Samuel [[Category:Template:lang:de proper nouns|Samuel]]

  1. (Biblical) Samuel.
  2. A male given name.

Related terms

  • Sämi in East part of Switzerland

Norwegian

Proper noun

Samuel

  1. (Biblical) Samuel.
  2. A male given name.

Spanish

Proper noun

Samuel (m)

  1. (Biblical) Samuel.
  2. A male given name.

Swedish

Proper noun

Samuel

  1. (Biblical) Samuel.
  2. A male given name.

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