Gideon meaning

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In the Bible, a Hebrew judge who vehemently opposed the Baal cult and defeated the Midianites.
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A member of an interdenominational and international society known for placing Bibles in hotel rooms.
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(name, person, proper) A masculine name.
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(bible, person, proper) A judge of Israel and a leader in the defeat of the Midianites: Judg. 6-8
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Global Infectious Diseases and Epidemiology Network, a medical decision support tool.
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Origin of gideon

  • From Gideons International formerly the Gideon Society after Gideon

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition