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  1. Gideon(ProperNoun)

    A warrior judge of Israel.

    Etymology: From גדעון.

  2. Gideon(ProperNoun)

    A warrior judge of Israel mentioned in the book of Judges.

    Etymology: Borrowed from Hebrew גִּדְעוֹן‎ ( gid'ón , " Gideon") .

  3. Gideon(ProperNoun)

    A male given name from Hebrew, popularized by Puritans.

    Etymology: Borrowed from Hebrew גִּדְעוֹן‎ ( gid'ón , " Gideon") .

  4. Gideon(ProperNoun)

    An English patronymic surname.

    Etymology: Borrowed from Hebrew גִּדְעוֹן‎ ( gid'ón , " Gideon") .

  5. Gideon(ProperNoun)

    A city in Missouri, United States; named for lumber businessman Frank Gideon.

    Etymology: Borrowed from Hebrew גִּדְעוֹן‎ ( gid'ón , " Gideon") .

  6. Gideon(ProperNoun)

    A census-designated place in Oklahoma, United States.

    Etymology: Borrowed from Hebrew גִּדְעוֹן‎ ( gid'ón , " Gideon") .


  1. Gideon

    Gideon or Gedeon, which means "Destroyer," "Mighty warrior," or "Feller" was, according to the Tanakh, a judge of the Hebrews. His story is recorded in chapters 6 to 8 of the Book of Judges in the Hebrew Bible. Judges 6–8. He is also named in chapter 11 of the Epistle to the Hebrews as an example of a man of faith.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Gideon

    one of the most eminent of the Judges of Israel, famous for his defeat of the Midianites at Gilboa, and the peace of 40 years' duration which it ensured to the people under his rule.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Gideon in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Gideon in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of Gideon in a Sentence

  1. Gideon Oliver:

    For years, New York City and the NYPD have made every effort to avoid public scrutiny around the NYPD killing of Eric Garner and Alvin Bragg and Gideon Oliver insufficient investigations and other responses.

  2. Nic Cheeseman:

    Kenyatta has pulled the classic divide-and-rule move of the cunning president, creating as many potential alliances as possible in order to avoid empowering any one successor, this will help him to manage Gideon Moi, William Ruto and others with their own presidential ambitions.

  3. Gideon McKean:

    CLICK HERE FOR MORE CORONAVIRUS COVERAGE McKean was the daughter of RFKs oldest child, Kathleen Kennedy Townsend, a former Maryland lieutenant governor. Gideon was deeply compassionate, declining to sing childrens songs if they contained a hint of animals or people being treated cruelly.

  4. The Likud party spokesman:

    It is sad to see that while Prime Minister Netanyahu keeps Israel safe on all fronts and works to preserve Likud rule, Gideon Saar, as is his wont, is displaying zero loyalty and maximum subversion.

  5. Scott Reed:

    The amount of national resources that went into Gideon's campaign proved to be Schumer's follies.

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