Jerubbaal

Jerubbaal

(jĕr`əbāl): see GideonGideon
, or Jerubbaal
, in the Bible, a 12th-century Israelite warrior of the tribe of Mannasseh, and one of the greater judges of Israel. The Book of Judges relates that Gideon was a strong opponent of the Baal cult.
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And he went unto his father's house at Ophrah, and slew his brethren the sons of Jerubbaal .
TAAFFEITE (oed), KAARRE (tig), JERUBBAAL, CARIBBEE, SUBBOOKKEEPER, OCCAANECHY (Hodge), RACCOON, COFFEE, BUFFOON, GEGGEE, URHHEEN, FISHHOOK, IIKKA (tig), MARKKAA (cham), SUBBOOKKEEPER, AKKYYA (tig), BOUGANVILLIIDAE, SAMMAA, ANNAAS, BLENNIID, BUDENNYY (tig), COOEE, BOOKKEEPER, HOOQQA (oed), TIPPEE, WHIPPOORWILL, OPPUURS (tig), SARRII (Hodge), KIBROTHHATTAAVAH, QUUNNIPIEUCK (Hodge), ARROWWEED, BOWWOOD, QUIZZEE
Gideon's courageous act of destroying the symbol of Baal earned him the name Jerubbaal.