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Gideon

(gĭd`ēən), or

Jerubbaal

(jērŭb`āəl, –rəbā`əl), 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 BaalBaal
, plural Baalim
[Semitic,=master, lord], name used throughout the Bible for the chief deity or for deities of Canaan. The term was originally an epithet applied to the storm god Hadad.
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 cult. He defeated the Midianite oppressors and appeased the rival Ephraimites, thus securing a generation of peace for Israel. His decisive action gave rise to the phrase "Day of Midian," which came to denote Israelite victory over her enemies. Gideon refused to institute an hereditary monarchy in Israel because of his belief that God was the king of Israel.

Gideon

with 300 men, saved Israel from Midianites. [O.T.: Judges 6:14, 7:19–21]

Gideon

Old Testament a Hebrew judge who led the Israelites to victory over their Midianite oppressors (Judges 6:11--8:35)
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