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GIDEONI (gĭd'ē-ō'nī, cutter down). A prince of Benjamin’s tribe (Num.7.60) whose son ruled them (Num.10.24).

GIDEONI gĭd’ ĭ ō’ nī (גִּדְעֹנִֽי) the father of Abidan, the leader of the tribe of Benjamin in the wilderness wanderings (Num 1:11; 2:22; 7:60, 65; 10:24). He is mentioned only as the patronym in his son’s name.

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia (1915)

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).