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Was Saul the same Saul that became St. Paul and the one that tried to kill King David?

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02/21/2009

Saul of the Old Testament who knew David is a different person to the man Saul who was renamed Paul in the New Testament. They lived many years apart. St. Paul is the Saul of the New Testament not the King in the Old Testament.