Gideon (Book of Mormon)

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According to the Book of Mormon, Gideon was a faithful Nephite leader, a strong man, and an enemy to King Noah.[1] After King Noah's expulsion and death by fire, Gideon counseled with Noah's son, King Limhi.[2] He proposed a plan for escaping from Lamanite bondage.[3] Gideon grew to be an old man, and was killed by Nehor.[4] After his death, a city of the Nephites was named after him.


  1. ^ Mosiah 19: 4-8
  2. ^ Mosiah 20:17-22
  3. ^ Mosiah 22: 3-9
  4. ^ Alma 1:8-10