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Gideon

[ gid-ee-uhn ]
/ ˈgɪd i ən /
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noun
Also called Jerubbaal. a judge of Israel and conqueror of the Midianites. Judges 6–8.
a member of the Gideons International.
a male given name: from a Hebrew word meaning “great destroyer.”
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Gideon
/ (ˈɡɪdɪən) /

noun
Old Testament a Hebrew judge who led the Israelites to victory over their Midianite oppressors (Judges 6:11–8:35)
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