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Old 24-01-2013, 05:44 PM   #4
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Exclamation Tribe of Gad

Gad was a seer or prophet in the Hebrew Bible. He was one of the personal prophets of King David of Israel and some of his writings are believed to be included in the Books of Samuel. He is first mentioned in 1 Samuel 22:5 telling David to return to the land of Judah..
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Gad was the name of the pan-Semitic god of fortune, and is attested in ancient records of Aram and Arabia.The root verb in Gad means cut or divide, and from this comes the idea of fate being meted out...



According to the Hebrew Bible, the Tribe of Gad (Hebrew: גָּד, Modern Gad Tiberian Gāḏ ; "soldier" or "luck") was one of the Tribes of Israel.Gad (Hebrew: גד ; "luck") was, according to the Book of Genesis, the first son of Jacob and Zilpah, the seventh of Jacob overall, and the founder of the Israelite Tribe of Gad; however some Biblical scholars view this as postdiction, an eponymous metaphor providing an aetiology of the connectedness of the tribe to others in the Israelite confederation..


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