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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #03378 - יְרֻבַּעַל
Jerubbaal = “let Baal contend”
1) name given to Gideon by his father when he destroyed the altar of Baal
יְרֻבַּעַל m. (contr. from יָרֹב בַּעַל “with whom Baal contends,” see Judges 6:32 ), a cognomen of Gideon, the judge of the Israelites, for which there is יְרֻבֶּשֶׁת [Jerubbesheth], (“with whom the idol contends”), 2 Samuel 11:21. LXX. Ἱεροβάαλ. Compare אִישׁ־בּשֶׁת and אֶשְׁבַּעַל.
the Second Week of Advent