Samuel, First and Second Books of
Samuel, First and Second Books of
Known as the First and Second Books of Kings in the Authorized Version, in the Hebrew editions and the Protestant versions these are known as 1st and 2nd Samuel, with the Third and Fourth Books of Kings being styled First and Second Books of Kings

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  • Kings, First and Second Books of — • Known as the First and Second Books of Kings in the Authorized Version, in the Hebrew editions and the Protestant versions these are known as 1st and 2nd Samuel, with the Third and Fourth Books of Kings being styled First and Second Books of… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • First and Second Samuel —     First and Second Books of Kings     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► First and Second Books of Kings     (Also know as the FIRST AND SECOND BOOKS OF SAMUEL.     For the First and Second Books of Kings in the Authorized Version see KINGS, THIRD AND… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Third and Fourth Books of Kings —     Third and Fourth Books of Kings     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Third and Fourth Books of Kings     The historical book called in the Hebrew Melakhim, i.e. Kings, is in the Vulgate, in imitation of the Septuagint, styled the Third and Fourth… …   Catholic encyclopedia

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  • Samuel, Books of —    The LXX. translators regarded the books of Samuel and of Kings as forming one continuous history, which they divided into four books, which they called Books of the Kingdom. The Vulgate version followed this division, but styled them Books of… …   Easton's Bible Dictionary

  • SAMUEL, BOOKS OF —    two books of the Old Testament, originally one, and divided in the Septuagint into two, entitled respectively the First and Second Books of Kings; the narrative embraces a period of 125 years, and extends from the time of the Judges to the… …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • SAMUEL, BOOK OF — SAMUEL, BOOK OF, the eighth book of the Hebrew Bible and the third in the subdivision known as the Former Prophets. Originally a single unit, the Septuagint and the Vulgate divide the book in two, titling the resulting parts First and Second… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Samuel Alexander — OM (6 January 1859 13 September 1938) was an Australian born British philosopher. He was the first Jewish fellow of an Oxbridge college [Dictionary of National Biography] .His lifeAlexander was born at 436 George Street, Sydney, Australia, third… …   Wikipedia

  • Samuel — m Biblical name (Hebrew Shemuel), possibly meaning ‘He (God) has hearkened’ (presumably to the prayers of a mother for a son). It may also be understood as a contracted form of Hebrew sha ul me el meaning ‘asked of God’. In the case of Samuel the …   First names dictionary

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