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Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological and Ecclesiastical Literature
(Γεδεών, the Grascized form of Gideon), the name of two men.
1. The judge GIDEON (See GIDEON) (q.v.), thus Anglicized in the N.T. (Hebrews 11:32).
2. The son of Rephaime and father of Ananias, among the ancestors of Judith (Judges 8:1; where, however, many copies have "Gideon").
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McClintock, John. Strong, James. Entry for 'Gedeon'. Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological and Ecclesiastical Literature. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/tce/g/gedeon.html. Harper & Brothers. New York. 1870.