Download a high resolution PDF of your Hebrew Name Certificate to print from your home computer. NAS: Then Gideon went in and prepared KJV: And Gideon went in, and made ready INT: Gideon went and prepared. (Note: English names which are not derived from Hebrew names are normally the flower fades; Scripture makes is very clear that Gideon was shaking in his boots all the way up to the point of the battle. Alternate spellings of this name include Gideone, Guideon, and Gidieon. Gideon (גדעון in Hebrew) is a masculine given name and surname of Hebrew origin, Which translates to "feller" or "hewer" (i.e. Gideon should really be ready now, surely he has the full backing of God. He will lay some wool on the ground and if the dew dampens it but the ground remains dry he will know God is behind this. Yet when the time comes for battle, the night before the attack, listen to what God says to Gideon in verse 7:10: “If you are still afraid I want you to do something.” Gideon said without hesitation: “I will do it.” After five amazing miracles, assurances from God, Gideon still had his doubts and fears. Hewer, feller, One who has a stump in place of a hand, This page was last edited on 9 November 2020, at 20:56. To receive strength in our bodies and to be quickened by our hope and faith in Jesus. The name soon lost popularity in 20th century as it declined to a low 4 recorded newborn births in Great Britain during the 1930s with this name. represented below by Hebrew names with similar underlying meanings.). No, he asked for another sign. Still that was not enough and he asks for a sign (verse 17). Now God commanded him to get an army together as this little act of defiance was a declaration of war and the Midianites came together, 110,000 strong to put an end to the nation of Israel.  It can also be interpreted as "One who has a stump in place of a hand" or "One who cuts down". 'great warrior') in Hebrew. Thus, it should read either: A sword for the Lord and for Gideon or a sword to the Lord and to Gideon. Gideon translation in English-Hebrew dictionary. One symptom ends- a new one begins – truly tests your faith that there will ever be victory. The battle cry normally declares the god and/or nation they are fighting for. Plus a transliteration (written using English letters) Gideon is a hero and judge of the Old Testament. The name was then adopted by the English puritans and French Huguenots as a Christian name. Is that the fate of the United States? God is an opportunist and He will use this virus to do something wonderful in your life and in this nation.  The Huguenots used the surrogate variation Gédéon. When Gideon dies, his son Abimelech takes the office of Judge of Israel. Gideon was filled with fear and even after five miracles he still needed help to overcome his fears. First, the angel of the Lord said God called him to deliver Israel and would be with Gideon and empower him (verse 14). Judges 6:22 HEB: וַיַּ֣רְא גִּדְע֔וֹן כִּֽי־ מַלְאַ֥ךְ NAS: When Gideon saw that he was the angel KJV: And when Gideon perceived INT: saw Gideon for was the angel. When the Angel of the Lord appeared to him and announced he was a great and mighty warrior (verse 12) his response was: “Oh, yeah then why has God forsaken us, why are we being tormented by these Midianites, where are all the miracles, the promises of God?” Christians are asking that question today and God is answering, we need to listen more closely. Check Gideon’s resume, I would not think his name would strike much fear. Copyright © 2004-2020 My-Hebrew-Name.com, All Rights Reserved. Laura, I lift you, your father, your family and everyone else who is struggling right now, in this season of time. That Targum, which is the Aramaic version of the Old Testament, renders this as “A sword for Jehovah by the hand of Gideon.” No matter which name they use the warriors want to use a name or names that will strike fear and terror into the enemy. To hold unto that which we believe, that Our God is faithful. An Army of 300 Men . There is none in any of the stores anyway . The name Gideon is the 308th most common name among social security statistics as of 2018. Now let’s keep track of the assurances. Chaim Bentorah will use the information you provide on this form to be in touch with you and to provide updates and marketing. We need to see God in every small blessing to be positive. There will arise leaders who oppose Israel just as there arose kings in Persia who would eventually oppose Israel. Gideon had 72 sons, namely Abimelech, the seventy brothers he killed, and Jotham who got away. Amen. Gideon, however, was not praying, he was attituding. He fully expected to have his head loped off but instead, the Midianites let him go. Of Hebrew origin ; Gedeon (i.e. by Chaim Bentorah | Apr 24, 2020 | Devotionals | 7 comments, HEBREW WORD STUDY – FOR GIDEON – LAGIDEON לגדעון Lamed Gimmel Daleth Ayin Vav Nun, Judges 7:15, 20: “As soon as Gideon heard the telling of the dream and its interpretation, he worshiped. Our hearts and prayers are with you both! To be fair, the Midianites ruled the roost in Israel. Gid(e)on), an Israelite -- Gedeon (in the King James Version). Here it is not one person but two, God and Gideon.