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Noun: Paul the Apostle
  1. (New Testament) a Christian missionary to the Gentiles; author of several Epistles in the New Testament; even though Paul was not present at the Last Supper he is considered an Apostle
    "Paul the Apostle's name was Saul prior to his conversion to Christianity";
    - Paul, Saint Paul, St. Paul, Apostle Paul, Apostle of the Gentiles, Saul, Saul of Tarsus

Type of: Apostelic Father, Apostle, missionary, missioner, saint

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