26 The sons of Leah’s servant Zilpah:(A)

Gad(B) and Asher.(C)

These were the sons of Jacob,(D) who were born to him in Paddan Aram.(E)

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16 The sons of Gad:(A)

Zephon,[a](B) Haggi, Shuni, Ezbon, Eri, Arodi and Areli.

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  1. Genesis 46:16 Samaritan Pentateuch and Septuagint (see also Num. 26:15); Masoretic Text Ziphion
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19 “Gad[a](A) will be attacked by a band of raiders,
    but he will attack them at their heels.(B)

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  1. Genesis 49:19 Gad sounds like the Hebrew for attack and also for band of raiders.
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Dan and Naphtali; Gad and Asher.(A)

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24 From the descendants of Gad:(A)

All the men twenty years old or more who were able to serve in the army were listed by name, according to the records of their clans and families.

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18 These were the clans of Gad;(A) those numbered were 40,500.

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12 The men of Reuben,(A) Gad(B) and the half-tribe of Manasseh(C) crossed over, ready for battle, in front of the Israelites,(D) as Moses had directed them.(E)

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Gad

11 The Gadites(A) lived next to them in Bashan, as far as Salekah:(B)

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Some Gadites(A) defected to David at his stronghold in the wilderness. They were brave warriors, ready for battle and able to handle the shield and spear. Their faces were the faces of lions,(B) and they were as swift as gazelles(C) in the mountains.

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A Message About Ammon

49 Concerning the Ammonites:(A)

This is what the Lord says:

“Has Israel no sons?
    Has Israel no heir?
Why then has Molek[a](B) taken possession of Gad?(C)
    Why do his people live in its towns?

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  1. Jeremiah 49:1 Or their king; also in verse 3
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