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Old & New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary Greek Lexicon
Strong's #1066 - Γεδεών
Gideon = "the cutter down"
- a of the judge of Israel who delivered them from the Midianites
Γεδεών, ὁ, indeclinable (in the Bible (cf. Buttmann, p. 15 (14)), and in Suidas (e. g. 1737 a.); but) in Josephus, Antiquities 5, 6 (3 and) 4 Γεδεών, Γεδεωνος (גִּדעון cutting off (others, tree-feller i. e. mighty warrior), from גָּדַע ), Gideon, a leader of the Israelites, who delivered them from the power of the Midianites (Judges 6-8): Hebrews 11:32 (where A. V. unfortunately follows the Greek spelling Gedeon).
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Γεδεών , ὁ ,
in LXX and NT, in FlJ, Ant., v. 6, 3 and 4 -ῶνος
Gideon (Judges 6:1-40; Judges 7:1-25; Judges 8:1-35): Hebrews 11:32.†
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