The literal meaning of the Hebraic term for Messiah is “Anointed”. Israelites used to pour 

some oil on the Kings’ head and anoint it and therefore referred to the King as “Messiah” and 

considered obeying him as an obligation. “Messiah” was first the title of the kings and over the 

"time its meaning was changed to the “Savior

Israelites sought the help of Samuel (the Prophet) during the worst troubles, he anointed King 

Saul and therefore the term Messiah as “Anointed” was first used for King Saul. But was King 

[Saul really the Messiah (meaning the promised one)? [To be continued

Savior in the religions, Shakeri, p.36

First Samuel, chapter 24, verse 6