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Meaning of "Gideon Bible" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF GIDEON BIBLE

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Gideon Bible is a noun.
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WHAT DOES GIDEON BIBLE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Gideon Bible

Gideons International

Gideons International is an evangelical Christian organization founded 1899 in Janesville, Wisconsin. The Gideons' primary activity is distributing copies of the Bible free of charge. This Bible distribution is a global enterprise taking place in over 196 countries and in over 93 languages, with the organization being most widely known for copies placed in hotel and motel rooms. The Gideons also distribute to hospitals and other medical offices, schools and colleges as well as jails and prisons. The organization takes its name from the Biblical figure Gideon, depicted in Judges 6. The Gideons International has a strong international presence. Its members distribute Scriptures in many countries to people who cannot afford to purchase Scriptures on their own. Gideons began distributing free Bibles, the endeavor for which they are chiefly known, in 1908, when the first Bibles were placed in the rooms of the Superior Hotel in Superior, Montana. Members of The Gideons International distributed over 84.6 million Gideon Scriptures in 2012. More than 1.8 billion Bibles and New Testaments have been distributed since 1908.

Definition of Gideon Bible in the English dictionary

The definition of Gideon Bible in the dictionary is a Bible purchased by members of a Christian organization and placed in a hotel room, hospital ward, etc.

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Translation of «Gideon Bible» into 25 languages

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Translator English - Chinese

基甸圣经
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

Gideon Biblia
570 millions of speakers

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Gideon Bible
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

गिदोन बाइबिल
380 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Arabic

جدعون الكتاب المقدس
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Гидеон Библия
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

Gideon Bíblia
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

গিদিয়োন বাইবেল
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

Gideon Bible
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Gideon Bible
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Gideon Bibel
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

ギデオンの聖書
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

기드온 성경
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Gideon Bible
85 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Vietnamese

Gideon Kinh Thánh
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

கிதியோன் பைபிள்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

गिदोन बायबल
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Gideon İncil
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

Gideon Bibbia
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Gideon Bible
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

Гідеон Біблія
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

Gideon Bible
30 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Greek

Gideon Βίβλος
15 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Afrikaans

Gideon Bybel
14 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Swedish

Gideon Bible
10 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Norwegian

Gideon Bibel
5 millions of speakers

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «GIDEON BIBLE»

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The Bible and the People
the home),Gideon Bibles are instantly recognizable by their prefatory matter.The pages outline the portrait of an occasional reader residing in an off-ramp counterculture: the hotel or motel bedroom.The transient state of a Gideon Bible reader ...
Lori Anne Ferrell, 2008
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Now You Know The Bible
The fourth time Delilah asks, Samson (proving himself less than bright) confesses that his uncut hair is the source of his strength. Delilah cuts off his hair while he sleeps, and the Philistines at last take Samson captive. The Gideon Bible On ...
Doug Lennox, 2010
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Encyclopedia of Protestantism: 4-volume Set
Gideon literature is replete with stories of individuals who come across a Gideon Bible and whose lives are subsequently changed. One example: An executive in radio explained how his excessive drinking had destroyed his family and led ...
Hans J. Hillerbrand, Professor and Chair Department of Religion Hans J Hillerbrand, 2004
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Death by Sudoku
A wide teak desk facing a window with the same view as the terrace provided a working space for Derrick. His desk was empty now except for a folded newspaper and one discordant note — a Gideon Bible, its leatherette cover faded and ...
Kaye Morgan, 2007
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The Oxford Companion to the Bible
... and trains. The ubiquitous presence of the Gideon Bible in hotel rooms has been the occasion of much humor, some of it risque, but also of reassurance to countless GIDEONS, THE 253.
Bruce M. Metzger, Michael David Coogan, 1993
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Bible Society Record
One of them asked another if he had read the "Gideon Bible” in his room. The answer was: " Yes, I read two chapters; did you?” By inquiry it was discovered that each one of the five had read a portion of the Scriptures so thoughtfully placed in ...
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Religion in the Public Schools: An Introduction
A review of the testimony at the trial convinces us that the King James version or Gideon Bible is unacceptable to those of the Jewish faith. . . . Nor is there any doubt that the King James version of the Bible is as unacceptable to Catholics as  ...
Richard C. McMillan, 1984
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Religion and Republic: The American Circumstance
Could the Gideon Bible be a wire coat hanger in its larval or pupal stages? No one has seen an old Bible in the garbage. Nor are Bibles burned, except when defenders of the iconic King James attacked the National Council of Churches' ...
Martin E. Marty, 1989
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Firsts: Origins of Everyday Things That Changed the World
On November 10, 1908, the first Gideon Bible was placed in a room at the Superior Hotel in Iron Mountain, Montana. Archie Bailey, a Gideon, was an accountant and a frequent guest at the hotel. He had earlier approached the hotel manager, ...
Wilson Casey, 2009
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Escape the Coming Night
2 The next time you stay in a hotel or motel, pull open the top drawer of the dresser and look for the Gideon Bible. Imagine some distraught man, his wife and children mysteriously gone, picking up that Book soon after the great disappearing ...
David Jeremiah, 2005

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «GIDEON BIBLE»

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Earl Manche
The family suggests memorials to the Gideon Bible (The Gideons International, P.O. Box 140800, Nashville, TN 37214 or online ... «Nemonews.net, Jul 15»
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How Do Hotels Really Feel About Guests Taking Things From Their …
gray area is occupied by another, somewhat surprising, item: the Gideon Bible in the nightstand. Gideons' International sent a guy to speak at a ... «Huffington Post, Jul 15»
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Wilfred Peter Himsel
Memorials may be made to the Gideon Bible Society. Arrangements by David A. Hall Mortuary, Pittsboro, IN. Read or Share this story: ... «Indianapolis Star, Jul 15»
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Are Hotels Dangerous?
The first Gideon Bible appeared in a Montana hotel in 1908, a result of the efforts of a small, self-appointed group of Christian traveling ... «New York Times, Jul 15»
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Obama's Hawaiian punch
... rooms stock not only the Gideon Bible but the Teachings of the Buddha and the Book of Mormon, and failure to return a grocery shopping cart ... «Politico, Jun 15»
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Benny Harris
He was an active and loyal member of the Gideon Bible Society; Autauga and Chilton Counties Genealogy Society; and many civic ... «Clanton Advertiser, Jun 15»
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'Elvis at the Von Braun Center 1975 & 1976' exhibit at Huntsville …
... at the Huntsville Hilton where Elvis stayed (restored to it's original turquoise color) and other items from the room including the Gideon Bible. «AL.com, May 15»
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AMBULANCE SERVICE WELCOMES PRESENTATION OF …
The special prayer in each Gideon bible says: Almighty God, we thank you for all who have the privilege of caring for those who are sick and ... «Island Echo, May 15»
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Martinsville pastor teaches inside city schools from Bible
Moss has been trying to get the Gideon Bible inside the schools since August of last year. “Right now I appreciate the school board for allowing ... «WSLS, Apr 15»
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Election catch-up: Miliband and Balls, the dysfunctional relationship …
... thanks to Moose Allain for this: “My kids treat this house like a bloody hotel. Yet another Gideon Bible in my bedside drawer this evening.” ... «The Independent, Apr 15»

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