Gideon

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See also: GIDEON

English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Hebrew גִּדְעוֹן(gid'ón, Gideon).

Proper noun[edit]

Gideon

  1. A warrior judge of Israel mentioned in the book of Judges.
    • 1611, Bible (KJV), Judges 7:7:
      And the LORD said unto Gideon, By the three hundred men that lapped will I save you, and deliver the Midianites into thine hand: and let all the other people go every man unto his place.
  2. A male given name, popularized by Puritans.

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Noun[edit]

Gideon ‎(plural Gideons)

  1. (religion) A member of Gideons International, an evangelical Christian association, founded in 1899, that distributes free copies of the Bible.

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Proper noun[edit]

Gideon ?

  1. Gideon (biblical character)

Finnish[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Gideon

  1. Gideon (biblical character)
  2. (rare) A male given name.
  3. The letter “G” in the Finnish tavausaakkoset, a spelling system similar to the ICAO spelling alphabet.

Declension[edit]

Inflection of Gideon (Kotus type 5/risti, no gradation)
nominative Gideon Gideonit
genitive Gideonin Gideonien
partitive Gideonia Gideoneja
illative Gideoniin Gideoneihin
singular plural
nominative Gideon Gideonit
accusative nom. Gideon Gideonit
gen. Gideonin
genitive Gideonin Gideonien
partitive Gideonia Gideoneja
inessive Gideonissa Gideoneissa
elative Gideonista Gideoneista
illative Gideoniin Gideoneihin
adessive Gideonilla Gideoneilla
ablative Gideonilta Gideoneilta
allative Gideonille Gideoneille
essive Gideonina Gideoneina
translative Gideoniksi Gideoneiksi
instructive Gideonein
abessive Gideonitta Gideoneitta
comitative Gideoneineen