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  1. Gideon(ProperNoun)

    A warrior judge of Israel.

  2. Gideon(ProperNoun)

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

  3. Gideon(ProperNoun)

    A male given name from Hebrew, popularized by Puritans.

  4. Gideon(ProperNoun)

    An English patronymic surname​.

  5. Gideon(ProperNoun)

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

  6. Gideon(ProperNoun)

    A census-designated place in Oklahoma, United States.

  7. Origin: 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 Lack:

    Lack of sleep can be pretty devastating for babies and Gideon Lack families.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. Christopher Heywood:

    [A] literary feat of objective narration by an Afrikaner writer was Sword in the Sand (1969), Johannes Meintjes’ narration of Gideon Scheepers’ death by summary trial and execution. In Meintjes’ hands, history enters the realm of epic narrative

  5. 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.

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