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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 the LORD 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 save it from the Midianites.

Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 6:13 - Then Gideon H1439 said to him, “O my lord, if the LORD is with us, why then has all this happened to us? And where are all His miracles which our fathers told us about, saying, ‘Did the LORD not bring us up from Egypt?’ But now the LORD has abandoned us and handed us over to Midian.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 6:19 -

Then 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 - When Gideon H1439 perceived that he was the angel of the LORD, [fn]he said, “Oh, Lord [fn]GOD! For I have seen the angel of the LORD face to face!”
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 6:24 - Then Gideon H1439 built an altar there to the LORD and named it [fn]The LORD is Peace. To this day it is still in Ophrah of the Abiezrites.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 6:27 - Then Gideon H1439 took ten men from his servants and did as the LORD had spoken to him; and 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 - So they said to one another, “Who did this thing?” And when they searched and inquired, they said, “Gideon H1439 the son of Joash did this thing.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 6:34 - So the Spirit of the LORD [fn]covered Gideon H1439 like clothing; 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 are going to save Israel [fn]through me, as You have spoken,

Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 6:39 - Then Gideon H1439 said to God, “Do not let Your anger burn against me, so that I may speak only one more time; please let me put You to the test only one more time 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 got up 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 the LORD said to Gideon H1439, “The people who are with you are too many for Me to hand Midian over to them, otherwise Israel would [fn]become boastful, saying, ‘My own [fn]power has saved me.’

Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 7:4 -

Then the LORD said to Gideon H1439, “The people are still too many; bring them down to the water and I will test them for you there. So it shall 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. Then the LORD said to Gideon H1439, “You shall put everyone who laps the water with his tongue as a dog laps [fn]in one group, and everyone who kneels down to drink in another.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 7:7 - And the LORD said to Gideon H1439, “I will save you with the three hundred men who lapped, and will hand the Midianites over to you; so have all the other people go, each man to his [fn]home.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 7:13 - When Gideon H1439 came, behold, a man was relating 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 collapsed.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 7:14 - And his friend replied, “This is nothing other than the sword of Gideon H1439 the son of Joash, a man of Israel; God has handed over to him Midian and all the camp.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 7:15 -

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 the LORD has handed over to you the camp of Midian!”

Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 7:18 - “When I and all who are with me blow the trumpet, then you also blow the trumpets around the entire camp and say, ‘For the LORD 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 night watch, when they had just posted the watch; and they blew the trumpets and smashed the pitchers that were in their hands.

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

Then Gideon H1439 sent messengers throughout the hill country of Ephraim, saying, “Come down [fn]against Midian and take control of the waters ahead of them, as far as Beth-barah and the Jordan.” So all the men of Ephraim were summoned, and they took control of the waters as far as Beth-barah and the Jordan.

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

Then Gideon H1439 and the three hundred men who were with him came to the Jordan and crossed over, exhausted yet still pursuing.

Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 8:7 - So Gideon H1439 said, “For this answer, when the LORD has handed over to me Zebah and Zalmunna, I will [fn]thrash your [fn]bodies with the thorns of the wilderness and with briers.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 8:11 - Gideon H1439 went up by the way of those who lived in tents to the east of Nobah and Jogbehah, and he [fn]attacked the camp when the camp was 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 attack us; for as the man, so is his strength.” So Gideon H1439 arose and killed Zebah and Zalmunna, and took the crescent amulets 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, your son’s son as well, 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; the LORD shall rule over you.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 8:24 - Yet Gideon H1439 said to them, “I would [fn]request of you, that each of you give me [fn]an earring from his plunder.” (For they had gold earrings, because they were Ishmaelites.)
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 8:27 - Gideon H1439 made it into an ephod, and placed it in his city, Ophrah; but all Israel [fn]committed infidelity with it there, and 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 undisturbed 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 - And 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 came about, as soon as Gideon H1439 was dead, that the sons of Israel again [fn]committed infidelity with the Baals, and made Baal-berith their god.

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