3rd December 2019


What is the origin of the name Gideon?

The name Gideon is a Hebrew baby name. In Hebrew the meaning of the name Gideon is: Destroyer One who has a stump in place of a hand. A hewer. Famous bearer: the Gideons, a Christian organization distributing Bibles to schools, hospitals, and hotels.

Likewise, people ask, what tribe did Gideon come from?

Gideon was the son of Joash, from the Abiezrite clan in the tribe of Manasseh and lived in Ephra (Ophrah).

What is the definition of Gideon?

Definition of Gideon. 1 : an early Hebrew hero noted for his defeat of the Midianites. 2 : a member of an interdenominational organization whose activities include the placing of Bibles in hotel rooms.
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