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Lexicon :: Strong's H1439 - giḏʿôn

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Part of Speech
proper masculine noun
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TWOT Reference: 316a

Strong’s Definitions

גִּדְעוֹן Gidʻôwn, ghid-ohn'; from H1438; feller (i.e. warrior); Gidon, an Israelite:—Gideon.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 39x

The KJV translates Strong's H1439 in the following manner: Gideon (39x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 39x
The KJV translates Strong's H1439 in the following manner: Gideon (39x).
  1. Gideon = "hewer"

    1. youngest son of Joash of the Abiezrites, fifth judge of Israel who led the Israelites against the Midianites

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
גִּדְעוֹן Gidʻôwn, ghid-ohn'; from H1438; feller (i.e. warrior); Gidon, an Israelite:—Gideon.
STRONGS H1439: Abbreviations
גִּדִעוֺן proper name, masculine judge of Israel Judges 6:11, 13, 19 + 36 times Judges 6-8; — called also יְרֻבַּעַל (which see) Judges 6:32; Judges 7:1 etc., & יְרֻבֶּשֶׁת (which see) 2 Samuel 11:21.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


6:11; 6:13; 6:19; 6:32; 7:1

2 Samuel



Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H1439 matches the Hebrew גִּדְעוֹן (giḏʿôn),
which occurs 39 times in 37 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 6:11 -

Then the angel of Yahweh came and sat under the [fn]oak that was in Ophrah, which belonged to Joash the Abiezrite as his son Gideon H1439 was beating out wheat in the wine press in order to [fn]preserve it from the Midianites.

Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 6:13 - Then Gideon H1439 said to him, “O my lord, if Yahweh is with us, why then has all this happened to us? And where are all His wondrous deeds which our fathers recounted to us, saying, ‘Did not Yahweh bring us up from Egypt?’ But now Yahweh has abandoned us and given us into the hand of Midian.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 6:19 -

So Gideon H1439 went in and prepared a young goat and unleavened bread from an [fn]ephah of flour; he put the meat in a basket [fn]and the broth in a pot and brought them out to him under the [fn]oak and presented them.

Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 6:22 - And Gideon H1439 saw that he was the angel of Yahweh, so [fn]he said, “Alas, O Lord Yahweh! For now I have seen the angel of Yahweh face to face.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 6:24 - So Gideon H1439 built an altar there to Yahweh and named it [fn]Yahweh is Peace. To this day it is still in Ophrah of the Abiezrites.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 6:27 - So Gideon H1439 took ten men of his servants and did as Yahweh had spoken to him; and now it happened that because he was too afraid of his father’s household and the men of the city to do it by day, he did it by night.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 6:29 - And they said to one another, “Who did this thing?” And when they searched about and inquired, they said, “Gideon H1439 the son of Joash did this thing.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 6:34 - But the Spirit of Yahweh clothed Gideon H1439; and he blew a trumpet, and the Abiezrites were called together to follow him.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 6:36 -

Then Gideon H1439 said to God, “If You will save Israel by my hand, as You have spoken,

Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 6:39 - Then Gideon H1439 said to God, “Do not let Your anger burn against me that I may speak once more; please let me make a test once more with the fleece; let it now be dry only on the fleece, and let there be dew on all the ground.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 7:1 -

Then Jerubbaal (that is, Gideon H1439) and all the people who were with him rose early and camped beside [fn]the spring of Harod; and the camp of Midian was on the north side of [fn]them by the hill of Moreh in the valley.

Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 7:2 -

And Yahweh said to Gideon H1439, “The people who are with you are too many for Me to give Midian into their hands, lest Israel honor themselves, saying, ‘My own hand has saved me.’

Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 7:4 -

Then Yahweh said to Gideon H1439, “The people are still too many; bring them down to the water, and I will test them for you there. And it will be that he of whom I say to you, ‘This one shall go with you,’ he shall go with you; but everyone of whom I say to you, ‘This one shall not go with you,’ he shall not go.”

Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 7:5 - So he brought the people down to the water. And Yahweh said to Gideon H1439, “Everyone who laps the water with his tongue as a dog laps, you shall set him aside by himself, and so also everyone who kneels to drink.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 7:7 - And Yahweh said to Gideon H1439, “I will save you with the 300 men who lapped and will give the Midianites into your hands; so let all the other people go, each man to his place.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 7:13 - Then Gideon H1439 came, and behold, a man was recounting a dream to his friend. And he said, “Behold, I [fn]had a dream; [fn]a loaf of barley bread was tumbling into the camp of Midian, and it came to the tent and struck it so that it fell and turned it [fn]upside down so that the tent lay flat.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 7:14 - And his friend answered and said, “This is nothing less than the sword of Gideon H1439 the son of Joash, a man of Israel; God has given Midian and all the camp into his hand.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 7:15 -

Now it happened that when Gideon H1439 heard the account of the dream and its interpretation, he bowed in worship. Then he returned to the camp of Israel and said, “Arise, for Yahweh has given the camp of Midian into your hands.”

Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 7:18 - “And I and all who are with me will blow the trumpet. Then you also shall blow the trumpets all around the camp and say, ‘For Yahweh and for Gideon H1439.’”
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 7:19 -

So Gideon H1439 and the hundred men who were with him came to the outskirts of the camp at the beginning of the middle watch, when they had just set up the watch; and they blew the trumpets and smashed the pitchers that were in their hands.

Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 7:20 - Then the three [fn]companies blew the trumpets and broke the pitchers, and they held the torches in their left hands and the trumpets in their right hands for blowing and called out, “A sword for Yahweh and for Gideon H1439!”
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 7:24 -

Now Gideon H1439 had sent messengers throughout all the hill country of Ephraim, saying, “Come down to meet Midian and capture the waters before them, as far as Beth-barah and the Jordan.” So all the men of Ephraim were summoned, and they captured the waters as far as Beth-barah and the Jordan.

Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 7:25 - Then they captured the two princes of Midian, Oreb and Zeeb, and they killed Oreb at the rock of Oreb, and they killed Zeeb at the wine press of Zeeb. Then they pursued Midian and brought the heads of Oreb and Zeeb to Gideon H1439 from across the Jordan.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 8:4 -

Then Gideon H1439 and the 300 men who were with him came to the Jordan and crossed over, weary yet pursuing.

Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 8:7 - And Gideon H1439 said, “Thus, when Yahweh has given Zebah and Zalmunna into my hand, then I will [fn]thrash your [fn]bodies with the thorns of the wilderness and with briers.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 8:11 - And Gideon H1439 went up by the way of those who dwelt in tents on the east of Nobah and Jogbehah and struck the camp when the camp was [fn]unsuspecting.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 8:13 -

Then Gideon H1439 the son of Joash returned from the battle [fn]by the ascent of Heres.

Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 8:21 - Then Zebah and Zalmunna said, “Rise up yourself, and smite us; for as the man, so is his might.” So Gideon H1439 arose and killed Zebah and Zalmunna and took the crescent ornaments which were on their camels’ necks.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 8:22 -

Then the men of Israel said to Gideon H1439, “Rule over us, both you and your son, also your son’s son, for you have saved us from the hand of Midian.”

Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 8:23 - But Gideon H1439 said to them, “I will not rule over you, nor shall my son rule over you; Yahweh shall rule over you.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 8:24 - Yet Gideon H1439 said to them, “I would [fn]make one request of you, that each of you give me [fn]an earring from his spoil.” (For they had gold earrings because they were Ishmaelites.)
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 8:27 - Then Gideon H1439 made it into an ephod and placed it in his city, Ophrah, and all Israel played the harlot with it there, so that it became a snare to Gideon H1439 and his household.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 8:28 - So Midian was subdued before the sons of Israel, and they did not lift up their heads anymore. And the land was quiet for forty years in the days of Gideon H1439.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 8:30 - Now Gideon H1439 had seventy sons who [fn]were his direct descendants, for he had many wives.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 8:32 - Then Gideon H1439 the son of Joash died at a good old age and was buried in the tomb of his father Joash, in Ophrah of the Abiezrites.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 8:33 -

Then it happened, as soon as Gideon H1439 was dead, that the sons of Israel turned back and played the harlot with the Baals and made Baal-berith their god.

Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 8:35 - nor did they show lovingkindness to the household of Jerubbaal (that is, Gideon H1439) in accord with all the good that he had done to Israel.
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