Tribe of Gad
Gad = “Troop”
Gad was the 7th born son of Jacob. His mother was Zilpah who, Leah’s handmaiden. The Tribe of Gad was one of the tribes comprising the Northern Kingdom after the split.
Modern Day Byword: North American Indians/Native Americans/Indians/Injuns/Savages/Red Skins
Birth Nomen Omen
- Gen 30:11 | Then Leah said, “A troop comes!” So she called his name Gad.
Blessing & Prophesy
- Gen 49:18 | I have waited for thy salvation, O Lord.
- Gen 49:19 | Gad, a troop shall overcome him: but he shall overcome at the last.