noun see Gad

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Gadite — /gad uyt/, n. a member of the tribe of Gad. [GAD + ITE1] * * * …   Universalium

  • gadite — gad·ite …   English syllables

  • gadite — ˈgaˌdīt noun ( s) Usage: usually capitalized Etymology: Gad, 7th son of Jacob (Gen 30:11), the eponymous ancestor of the Gadites (Josh 1:12) + English ite : a member of the Hebrew tribe of Gad : a descendant of Gad …   Useful english dictionary

  • List of minor biblical figures — This list contains persons named in the Bible of minor notability, about whom either nothing or very little is known, aside from any family connections. This literature related list is incomplete; you can help by expanding it. Contents: A B C D …   Wikipedia

  • Raguel (name) — Reuel or Raguel (Hebrew Name|רְעוּאֵל|Rəʻuʼel|Rəʻûʼēl| Friend of El ) is a Hebrew name associated with several Biblical and/or religious figures.Biblical persons with this name are:* Jethro, Moses father in law, who also went by the name Reuel… …   Wikipedia

  • Reuel (name) — Reuel or Raguel (Hebrew: רְעוּאֵל, Modern Rəʻuʼel Tiberian Rəʻûʼēl ; Friend of El ) is a Hebrew name associated with several Biblical and/or religious figures. Biblical persons with this name are: Jethro, Moses father in law, who… …   Wikipedia

  • Jeremiah —    Raised up or appointed by Jehovah.    1) A Gadite who joined David in the wilderness (1 Chr. 12:10).    2) A Gadite warrior (1 Chr. 12:13).    3) A Benjamite slinger who joined David at Ziklag (1 Chr. 12:4).    4) One of the chiefs of the… …   Easton's Bible Dictionary

  • GAD — (Heb. גָּד), one of the 12 tribes of Israel, tracing its descent to Gad, a son of Jacob, borne to him by Zilpah, the maidservant of Leah (Gen. 30:10–11). The tribe was comprised of seven large families, the Zephonites, Haggites, Shunites, Oznites …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Gad — noun Etymology: Hebrew Gādh Date: before 12th century a son of Jacob and the traditional eponymous ancestor of one of the tribes of Israel • Gadite noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Gilead — From the Scriptures, Gilead means hill of testimony or mound of witness , (Genesis 31:21), a mountainous region east of the Jordan River, situated in the present day Kingdom of Jordan. It is also referred to by the Aramaic name Yegar Sahdutha,… …   Wikipedia

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