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Gad (găd), good fortune (?) 1. The seventh son of Jacob, and the first-born of Zilpah, Leah's handmaid. Genesis 30:11. 2. A prophet and particular friend of David, the history of whose reign he wrote. 1 Chronicles 29:29. He came to David when the latter was in the cave of Adullam. 1 Samuel 22:5. He then began his career of counsellor, under divine direction, which eventually won him the title of "the king's Beer," 2 Samuel 24:11; 2 Samuel 24:13; 1 Chronicles 21:9. In Hezekiah's day he was remembered. 2 Chronicles 29:25.

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Rice, Edwin Wilbur, DD. Entry for 'Gad'. People's Dictionary of the Bible. https://www.studylight.org/​dictionaries/​eng/​rpd/​g/gad.html. 1893.
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