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Gideoni
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Gideoni
Gideoni (גִּדְעֹנִי‎, gid'oniy). The father of Abidan and a member of the tribe of Benjamin; Abidan was a leader during the Israelites’ wilderness wanderings (Num 1:11; 2:22; 7:60–65; 10:24).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Gideoni (Person)
GIDEONI (PERSON) [Heb gidʿōnı̂ (גִּדְעֹנִי)]. Father of the chief (nāśı̂ʾ, Num 2:22) Abidan of the tribe of Benjamin. Each of the five references to Gideoni in the OT occurs in a tribal list where his mark of distinction is his status as the father of Abidan. Under the leadership of Gideoni’s son
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Gideoni
Gideoni. Abidan’s father and leader of Benjamin’s tribe when the Israelites were roaming in the Sinai wilderness after their escape from Egypt (Nm 1:11; 2:22; 10:24). As leader, Gideoni presented his tribe’s offering at the consecration of the tabernacle (Nm 7:60–65).
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Gideoni
Gideoni gid-i-ōʹnē [Heb. giḏʿōnî]. The father of Abidan who was prince of Benjamin, mentioned only in connection with the son (Nu. 1:11; 2:22; 7:60, 65; 10:24).
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Gideoni
GIDEONI Abidan’s father and leader of Benjamin’s tribe when the Israelites were roaming in the Sinai wilderness after their escape from Egypt (Nm 1:11; 2:22; 10:24). As leader, Gideoni presented his tribe’s offering at the consecration of the tabernacle (7:60–65).
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Gideoni
Gideoni (gid´ee-oh´ni), the Benjaminite father of Abidan. His son was appointed to assist Moses in the wilderness as head of the Benjaminite family group (Num. 1:11; 2:22; 7:60, 65; 10:24).
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Gideoni
GIDEONI. The father of Abidan, who was a leader of Benjamin in the wilderness (Num 1:11; 2:22; 7:60, 65; 10:24). Mentioned only in connection with his son.
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Gideoni
Gideoni (Heb. giḏʿōnɩ̂)The father of Abidan, who led the tribe of Benjamin during the wilderness journey (Num. 1:11; 2:22; 7:60, 65; 10:24).
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Gideoni
Gideoni [gĭdˊĭ ōˊnī] (Heb. giḏ˓ōnî “one who fells, hewer”). The father of Abidan, who led the tribe of Benjamin during the wilderness journey (Num. 1:11; 2:22; 7:60, 65; 10:24).
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Gideoni
Gideo´ni (a cutting down), a Benjamite, father of Abidan. Num. 1:11; 7:60, 65; 10:24.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Gideoni
GIDEO´NI (gid-ē-ōʹni; “warlike”). A Benjamite whose son, Abidan, was a prominent man of his tribe and was employed in numbering the people (Num. 1:11; 2:22; 7:60, 65; 10:24), about 1400 b.c.
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Gideoni
GIDEONI [gid ee OWN ih] — the father of Abidan, leader of the tribe of Benjamin in the wilderness (Num. 1:11).
See also
Relatives
Abidan Son