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Gideon Bible

n
(Bible) a Bible purchased by members of a Christian organization (Gideons International) and placed in a hotel room, hospital ward, etc
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26, advised school officials and staff not to distribute religious literature, such as Gideon Bibles.
After he'd given so much lip and torn up so many Gideon Bibles, nobody was going to believe he had all of a sudden turned a new leaf.
Most of the items are gently worn, but occasionally there are surprises, like the duffel bags full of brand new military dress shoes donated one year, or the Gideon bibles someone else brought.
1908 The first Gideon bibles were placed in hotel rooms.
More than 30 million Gideon Bibles and Testaments have been presented nationally.
DENISE Robertson's (Tuesday) comments on the Gideon Bibles and their planned removal from the bedside lockers by hospitals in Leicester was most disturbing.
S Trust are far more offensive than any Bible in this ridiculous assumption and leave the Gideon Bibles where they are meant to beW.
Hospitals in Leicester are planning to remove Gideon Bibles from bedside lockers.
Earlier this week it emerged that Gideon Bibles may be removed from wards, after evidence confirmed the superbug can live on paper.
Up to 6000 Gideon Bibles were to be removed from Stirling University's halls of residence amid fears they may offend non-Christians.
The Notification calls on bishops to gather up all copies of Saint Paul's works and warns motel owners to "expunge his writings from all Gideon Bibles in their suites.
When scholar Jim Tabor offered help, the ATF agent in charge admitted that his men had been flipping through Gideon Bibles in hotel rooms trying to figure out what Koresh was talking about.