Sha'ul (Heb. Shaul', שָׁאוּל, asked; Sept. Σαούλ), the name of three men thus designated in the A.V. For others, SEE SAUL.
1. The son of Simeon by a Canaanitish woman (Ge 46:10; Ex 6:15; Nu 26:13; 1Ch 1:24), and founder of the family of the Shaulites. B.C. cir. 1880, The Jewish traditions identify him with Zimri, "who did the work of the Canaanites in Shittim" (Targ. Pseudo-Jon. on Genesis 46).
2. Shaul of Rehoboth by the river was one of the kings of Edom, and successor of Samlah (1Ch 1:48-49). In the A.V. of Ge 36:37 he is less accurately called Saul (q.v.).
3. A Kohathite, son of Uzziah (1Ch 6:24). B.C. cir. 1030.