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Study Resources :: Dictionaries :: Gad, the Tribe Of

Dictionaries :: Gad, the Tribe Of

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Below are articles from the following 2 dictionaries:
Torrey's New Topical Textbook

Gad, the Tribe Of: Descended from Jacob's Seventh Son

Gen 30:11

Gad, the Tribe Of: Predictions Respecting

Gen 49:19; Deu 33:20,21

Gad, the Tribe Of: Persons Selected From

To number the people

Num 1:14

To spy out the land

Num 13:15

Gad, the Tribe Of: Strength Of, on Leaving Egypt

Num 1:24,25

Gad, the Tribe Of: The rear of second division of Israel in their journeys

Num 10:18-20

Gad, the Tribe Of: Encamped south of the tabernacle under the standard of Reuben

Num 2:10,14

Gad, the Tribe Of: Offering Of, at the Dedication

Num 7:42-47

Gad, the Tribe Of: Families Of

Num 26:15-17

Gad, the Tribe Of: Strength Of, on Entering Canaan

Num 26:18

Gad, the Tribe Of: On Ebal, Said Amen to the Curse

Deu 27:13

Gad, the Tribe Of: Sought and obtained its inheritance east of Jordan

Num 32:1-33

Gad, the Tribe Of: Bounds of Its Inheritance

Jos 13:24-28

Gad, the Tribe Of: Cities Built By

Num 32:34-36

Gad, the Tribe Of: Assisted in Conquest of Canaan

Jos 4:12,13

Gad, the Tribe Of: After the Conquest, Returned Home

Jos 22:9

Gad, the Tribe Of: Assisted in building the altar of witness which excited the

Jos 22:10-29

Gad, the Tribe Of: Many from other tribes sought refuge with, from the

1Sa 13:7

Gad, the Tribe Of: Eleven of, swam the Jordan, and joined David in the hold

1Ch 12:8-15

Gad, the Tribe Of: Some Of, at Coronation of David

1Ch 12:37,38

Gad, the Tribe Of: David Appointed Rulers Over

1Ch 26:32

Gad, the Tribe Of: Spoiled the Hagarites

1Ch 5:18-22

Gad, the Tribe Of: Subdued by Hazael King of Syria

2Ki 10:33

Gad, the Tribe Of: Taken Captive to Assyria

2Ki 15:29; 1Ch 5:22,26

Gad, the Tribe Of: Land Of, Seized by the Moabites and Ammonites

Jer 48:18-24; 49:1

Smith's Bible Dictionary

Gad, the Tribe Of:

The country allotted to the tribe of Gad appears, speaking roughly, to have lain chiefly about the centre of the land east of Jordan. The sought of that district-from the Arnon (Wady Mojeb) about halfway down the Dead Sea, to Heshbon, nearly due east of Jerusalem-was occupied by Reuben, and at or about Heshbon the possessions of Gad commenced. They embraced half Gilead (Deuteronomy 3:12) or half the land of the children of Ammon (Joshua 13:25) probably the mountainous district which is intersected by the torrent Jabbok, including, as its most northern town, the ancient sanctuary of Mahanaim. On the east the furthest landmark given is "Aroer that is before Rabbah," the present Amman (Joshua 13:25). West was the Jordan (Joshua 13:27). The character of the tribe is throughout strongly marked-fierce and warlike.

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