AREPOL, SAMUEL BEN ISAAC BEN YOM-ṬOB:
Commentator on the Bible, lived in Safed and Salonica in the sixteenth century. He is author of the following books: "Imrot Eloah" (God's Sayings), homilies on the Pentateuch (Venice); "Wa'ad la-Ḥakamim" (The Assembly of the Wise), a commentary on the prayer-book (Venice); "Leb Ḥakam" (The Heart of the Wise), a commentary on Ecclesiastes (Constantinople; 1586); "Mizmor le-Todah" (A Song of Thanks), a commentary on Ps. cxix. and the fifteen "Songs of Degrees" (Venice, 1576); "Sar Shalom" (The Prince of Peace), a commentary on Canticles (Safed, 1579); finally he published"Agudat Shemuel" (Samuel's Collection), consisting of extracts from his previously mentioned works (Venice, 1576).
- Cat. Bodl. col. 2406;
- Benjacob, Oẓar ha-Sefarim, p. 7.