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Headword: *saou\l e)n profh/tais
Adler number: sigma,97
Translated headword: Saul among prophets
Vetting Status: high
This man was anointed as king and prophet by Samuel; and someone saw him and said "So Saul [is] among prophets?" And this saying became proverbial, for in seeking his lost donkeys he found a kingdom.
Greek Original:
*saou\l e)n profh/tais: ou(=tos e)xri/sqh u(po\ *samouh\l ei)s basile/a kai\ profh/thn: kai\ i)dw\n au)to/n tis e)/fh: kai\ *saou\l e)n profh/tais; kai\ e)ge/neto o( lo/gos ou(=tos ei)s parabolh/n. ta\s ga\r o)/nous ta\s a)polwlui/as zhtw=n basilei/an eu(=re.
I Samuel 9-10. For Saul see also sigma 96, sigma 98.
The headword phrase is often quoted by Christian writers; and see also Appendix Proverbiorum 4.67.
Keywords: biography; Christianity; daily life; proverbs; religion; zoology
Translated by: David Whitehead on 18 December 2002@09:07:16.
Vetted by:
Elizabeth Vandiver (Cosmetics; set status) on 15 October 2004@21:51:48.
David Whitehead (another keyword; cosmetics) on 16 October 2004@05:30:49.
David Whitehead (augmented note; another keyword) on 3 May 2011@09:58:07.
David Whitehead on 16 August 2011@08:47:14.
David Whitehead on 20 December 2013@05:57:44.
Catharine Roth (coding) on 3 October 2014@01:26:00.
Catharine Roth (coding) on 23 March 2015@23:44:45.
David Whitehead on 25 May 2016@09:08:18.


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