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Meaning of "Gideons International" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF GIDEONS INTERNATIONAL

Gideons International  [ˈɡɪdɪənz ˌɪntəˈnæʃənəl] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF GIDEONS INTERNATIONAL

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Gideons International is a noun.
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WHAT DOES GIDEONS INTERNATIONAL MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Gideons International

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 Gideons International in the English dictionary

The definition of Gideons International in the dictionary is the Gideons International an evangelical non-denominational Christian organization dedicated to spreading the world of God through personal testament and by placing Gideon Bibles in hotel rooms, hospital wards, etc.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH GIDEONS INTERNATIONAL


additional
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antinational
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antirational
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binational
ˌbaɪˈnæʃənəl
hyperrational
ˌhaɪpəˈræʃənəl
international
ˌɪntəˈnæʃənəl
intranational
ˌɪntrəˈnæʃənəl
irrational
ɪˈræʃənəl
multinational
ˌmʌltɪˈnæʃənəl
national
ˈnæʃənəl
nonnational
ˌnɒnˈnæʃənəl
nonrational
nɒnˈræʃənəl
passional
ˈpæʃənəl
rational
ˈræʃənəl
subnational
sʌbˈnæʃənəl
subrational
sʌbˈræʃənəl
suprarational
ˌsuːprəˈræʃənəl
transnational
trænzˈnæʃənəl
ultranational
ˌʌltrəˈnæʃənəl
ultrarational
ˌʌltrəˈræʃənəl

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE GIDEONS INTERNATIONAL

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WORDS THAT END LIKE GIDEONS INTERNATIONAL

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Synonyms and antonyms of Gideons International in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «Gideons International» into 25 languages

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Translator English - Chinese

国际基甸
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

Gedeones Internacionales
570 millions of speakers

English

Gideons International
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

Gideons इंटरनेशनल
380 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Arabic

غيديون الدولية
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Gideons Международная
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

Gideões Internacionais
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

Gideons আন্তর্জাতিক
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

Gédéons international
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Gideons International
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Gideons Internationale
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

Gideonsインターナショナル
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

기드온 국제
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Gideon International
85 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Vietnamese

Gideons quốc tế
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

கிடியோன்ஸ் இண்டர்நேஷனல்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

गिडॉन्स इंटरनॅशनल
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Gideons International
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

Gedeoni Internazionale
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Gideons międzynarodowe
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

Gideons Міжнародна
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

Gideons International
30 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Greek

Gideons Διεθνή
15 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Afrikaans

Gideons Internasionaal
14 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Swedish

Gideons International
10 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Norwegian

Gideons International
5 millions of speakers

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «GIDEONS INTERNATIONAL»

Discover the use of Gideons International in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to Gideons International and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Miracles, Prophecy and God’s Other Ways
The Gideons International,“I FoundThingsI Never KnewBefore”, The Gideons International, 2011, http://www.gideons.org/ChangedLives/ChangedLivesText. aspx?source={35061FD17CF64A06B0CB C1BAAB220344} (accessed25 October ...
Kenneth Robb Kersey, 2012
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Inside the Churches of Christ
Only a Pharisee could look at Gideons International without associating the efforts of this outstanding organization to the Great Commission given by Christ: “ Therefore go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the  ...
Charles Simpson, 2010
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The House of Zondervan: Celebrating 75 Years
In July 1940, during Pat's three years as president, Grand Rapids hosted the Gideons' international convention. At that time the Gideons began their distinctive ministry of distributing New Testaments to people in the armed forces. There was  ...
James E. Ruark, 2006
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In God's Embrace
Then Alex remembered that he had received a letter from Gideons International about a large shipment of Gideon bilingual Bibles, and he said, “Tom Amarino is the man in charge, so call him.” When I called Tom, he invited us to the Gideon ...
Aiko Sano Kobayashi, 2009
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The Popular Encyclopedia of Church History: The People, ...
156 *F GENEVA BIBLE GIDEONS INTERNATIONAL In 1898, John Nicholson and Samuel E. Hill met while staying in a hotel in Wisconsin. They conversed about their faith, read the Bible together, and discussed the need to encourage other ...
Edward E. Hindson, Daniel R. Mitchell, 2013
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My Times: Boxwoods Among the Rockets
My editorial work, and my role as a Gideon, came to an abrupt end in 1986 when Gideons International—which in the Southland was peopled largely by Southern Baptists—adopted the SBC's insistence on an “inerrant” Bible. It was decided ...
Joseph Jones, 2004
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Encyclopedia of Protestantism: 4-volume Set
Chicago, IL: Gideons International, 1952. Thompson, Phyllis. The Gideons: The Story of the Gideons International in the British Isles. London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1984. Westburg, Paul A. They Stood Every Man in His Place: A 60- Year ...
Hans J. Hillerbrand, Professor and Chair Department of Religion Hans J Hillerbrand, 2004
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From Humble Beginnings
First, I asked God for some new ways in which to serve him. He responded quickly. I received a call from a man who said he was from the Gideons telling me that my pastor had recommended me for membership in The Gideons International.
Lamar Jolly, 2006
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Encyclopedia of Protestantism
Gideons. International. Gideons International is a business and professional men's association devoted primarily to distributing Bibles in hotels and other public institutions. It was founded in 1899 by two traveling ...
‎2005
10
Now You Know The Bible
The name comes directly from the evangelical “parachurch“ Christian group that distributes the Bibles: Gideons International. But why the name? In Judges 6, the Israelites are under the yoke of the Midianites (again). Gideon, a poor man, ...
Doug Lennox, 2010

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «GIDEONS INTERNATIONAL»

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Hungry crowd lines up for Mattituck Presbyterian Church's chicken …
... program, a 30-year mission to Haiti, Long Island youth mentoring, a domestic violence mission, Youth For Christ, and Gideons International. «SoutholdLOCAL, Jul 15»
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Percy Sauls
Memorials may be made to the Wounded Warriors Project, P.O. Box 758517, Topeka, KS 66675, or Gideons International, 2005 Buremda Run, ... «Hilton Head Island Packet, Jul 15»
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N. Aubrey Finch
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Gideons International, P.O. Box 11002, Conway, AR 72034; or Hospice Home Care, 821A North ... «Log Cabin Democrat, Jul 15»
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NUNNALLY, Charles Daniel
He was a member of Gideons International. He received his BA from Baptist University of America. He received a Master and Doctorate in ... «Marietta Daily Journal, Jul 15»
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Earl Manche
... at the funeral home in Macon. The family suggests memorials to the Gideon Bible (The Gideons International, P.O. Box 140800, Nashville, ... «Nemonews.net, Jul 15»
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GWALTNEY, Bobby
... July 8 at 10am. In lieu of flowers the family requests that donations be made to the American Heart Association or the Gideons International. «Marietta Daily Journal, Jul 15»
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Are Hotels Dangerous?
Over the last 100 years the Gideons International has placed close to two billion Bibles in hotel rooms across the United States and in more ... «New York Times, Jul 15»
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Faith Briefs Saturday, June 27
Cannaday, who lives in Winston-Salem, is a member of the Gideons International, but his purpose on Sunday will be to share his testimony. «Salisbury Post, Jun 15»
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Finances Dominate Coffey Health System board meeting
The board considered a request from The Gideons International to place Bibles throughout the hospital. Hall explained that books and ... «Emporia Gazette, Jun 15»
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Melinda Meeh
... with friends from 6-8 p.m.. Memorials may be made to Gideons International or a charity of your choice. Michael ThorntonHerman Singleton ... «Times Record, Jun 15»

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