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HEBREW: 5803 dgze `Azgad
NAVE: Azgad
SMITH: AZGAD
ISBE: AZGAD
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Azgad

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Azgad: NET AVS NIV NRSV NASB TEV
forefather of a group that returned from exile
an Israelite chief who signed the covenant to obey God's law

a strong army; a gang of robbers

Hebrew

Strongs #05803: dgze `Azgad

Azgad = "Gad is mighty"

1) ancestor of a family of laymen who returned from exile with Zerubbabel
2) a man who sealed the covenant with Nehemiah

5803 `Azgad az-gawd'

from 5794 and 1409; stern troop; Azgad, an
Israelite:-Azgad.
see HEBREW for 05794
see HEBREW for 01409

Azgad [NAVE]

AZGAD
1. Ancestor of certain captives who returned from Babylon, Ezra 2:12; Neh. 7:17.
2. A returned exile, Ezra 8:12.
3. A chief who signed Nehemiah's covenant, Neh. 10:15.

AZGAD [SMITH]

(strength of fortune). The children of Azgad, to the number of 1222 (2322 according to) (Nehemiah 7:17) were among the laymen who returned with Zerubbabel. (Ezra 2:12; 8:12) With the other heads of the People they joined in the covenant with Nehemiah. (Nehemiah 10:15) (B.C. 536.)

AZGAD [ISBE]

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, Ezr 2:12; 2,322, Neh 7:17). 110 males with their chief returned with Ezra (Ezr 8:12). Azgad was among the leaders who signed the Covenant after Nehemiah (Neh 10:15).




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