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Azgad

AZGAD

az'-gad (`azgadh, "strong is Gad"):

In the list of those who returned from Babylon with Zerubbabel are mentioned "the children of Azgad" (1,222, Ezra 2:12; 2,322, Nehemiah 7:17). 110 males with their chief returned with Ezra (Ezra 8:12). Azgad was among the leaders who signed the Covenant after Nehemiah (Nehemiah 10:15).


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Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. "Entry for 'AZGAD'". "International Standard Bible Encyclopedia". 1915.