Gad - Troop; Good Fortune

Seventh son of Jacob, and the eighth point of the ancient English lectures, symbolizing the obligation, and alluded to the solemn vow made by Jepthah, Judge of Israel, who was of that tribe. — ( Genesis 49:19 - Judges 11:30-31 )

Biblical References

Genesis 49:19

Gad, a troop shall overcome him: but he shall overcome at the last.

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Judges 11:30-31

30 And Jephthah vowed a vow unto the LORD, and said, If thou shalt without fail deliver the children of Ammon into mine hands, 31 Then it shall be, that whatsoever cometh forth of the doors of my house to meet me, when I return in peace from the children of Ammon, shall surely be the LORD's, and I will offer it up for a burnt offering.

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