ASTAD as'-tad: The reading of the English versions of 1 Esdras 5:13 for the name which appears as Azgad in Ezra 2:12 and Nehemiah 7:17. In the different Greek copies of 1 Esdras the name varies. See AZGAD; ASTATH. Copyright Statement These files are public domain. Bibliography Information Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. "Entry for 'ASTAD'". "International Standard Bible Encyclopedia". 1915.