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See also: gad, GAD, and gàd



Old Testament Hebrew גד (gad, luck), a son of Jacob.


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  1. The seventh son of Jacob, by his wife's handmaid Zilpah.
  2. One of the Israelite tribes mentioned in the Torah, descended from Gad.
  3. A male given name
  4. A surname​.


  • 1611, King James Version of the Bible, Genesis 35:22b-26
    Now the sons of Jacob were twelve: 23 The sons of Leah; Reuben, Jacob's firstborn, and Simeon, and Levi, and Judah, and Issachar, and Zebulun: 24 The sons of Rachel; Joseph, and Benjamin: 25 And the sons of Bilhah, Rachel's handmaid; Dan, and Naphtali: 26 And the sons of Zilpah, Leah's handmaid; Gad, and Asher: these are the sons of Jacob, which were born to him in Padan-aram.
  • 1611, King James Version of the Bible, Joshua 21:38
    And out of the tribe of Gad, Ramoth in Gilead with her suburbs, to be a city of refuge for the slayer; and Mahanaim wiht her suburbs.

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Gad ?

  1. Gad (Biblical character and tribe)
    • 1602, La Santa Biblia (antigua versión de Casiodoro de Reina), rev., Génesis 35:22b-26
      Ahora bien, los hijos de Israel fueron doce: 23 Los hijos de Lea : Rúben el primogénito de Jacob, y Simeón, y Leví, y Judá, é Issachâr, y Zabulón. 24 Los hijos de Rachêl : José, y Benjamín. 25 Y los hijos de Bilha, sierva de Rachêl : Dan, y Nephtalí. 26 Y los hijos de Zilpa, sierva de Lea : Gad, y Aser. Estos fueron los hijos de Jacob, que le nacieron en Padan-aram.