A judge who delivered the Israelites from the tyrrany of the Midianites. See Chapter 7.
Gideon (×’Ö´Ö¼×“Ö°×¢×•Ö¹×Ÿ, Standard Hebrew Gidʻon, Tiberian Hebrew Giá¸ʻÃ´n), also known as Jerub-Baal, is a judge appearing in the Book of Judges, in the Bible. His story is told in http://bibleresources.bible.com/passagesearchresults.php?passage1=Judges+6-8&passage2=&passage3=&passage4=&passage5=&version1=9&version2=0&version3=0&version4=0&version5=0&Submit.x=0&Submit.y=0 chapters 6 to 8. He is also named in the Epistle to the Hebrews as an example of a man of faith.
Gideon was a faithful Nephite leader, and a strong man and an enemy to King Noah, Mosiah 19: 4-8. After King Noah's expulsion and death by fire, Gideon counseled with Noah's son, King Limhi in Mosiah 20: 17-22. He proposed a plan for escaping from Lamanite bondage, Mosiah 22: 3-9.