Complete Definition of "Gad"

see|gad
English

Etymology
Old Testament Hebr. ×× (gad) "luck", a son of Jacob.

Proper noun
en-proper noun

  1. biblical Seventh son of Jacob, by his wife's handmaid Zilpah.
  2. biblical One of the Israelite tribes, descended from Gad.
  3. given name|male|from Hebrew|

Quotations
1611 â w:King James Version of the Bible|King James Version of the Bible, s:Bible (King James)/Genesis|Genesis 35:22b-26
:Now the sons of Jacob were twelve: <sup>23</sup> The sons of Leah; Reuben, Jacob's firstborn, and Simeon, and Levi, and Judah, and Issachar, and Zebulun: <sup>24</sup> The sons of Rachel; Joseph, and Benjamin: <sup>25</sup> And the sons of Bilhah, Rachel's handmaid; Dan, and Naphtali: <sup>26</sup> 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 â w:King James Version of the Bible|King James Version of the Bible, s:Bible (King James)/Joshua|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.

Derived terms
Gadite

Translations
trans-top|seventh son of Jacob
Hebrew: ××
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Spanish: ##Spanish|Gad
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trans-top|one of the Israelite tribes
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trans-top|male given name
Hebrew: ××
trans-mid
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See also
pedialite|Gad (Bible)

Category:Biblical characters


Spanish

Proper noun
Gad

  1. #English|Gad (Biblical character and tribe)

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

Category:es:Biblical characters

sr:Gad

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