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The Tribe of Gad, is one of the twelve tribes of Israel, named after Jacob's son Gad. In the census taken in the second year after the Exodus, the tribe of Gad numbered 46,650 [1] .

At the time of the second census, there were 40,500 Gadites [2]. They were in the blessing of Jacob [3] as well as in the blessing of Moses [4]. In Revelation, Gad is among the tribes who are promised the Seal of God for 12,000 of its members [5].


  1. Numbers 2: 14-15 (Link)
  2. Numbers 26:18 (Link)
  3. Genesis 49:19 (Link)
  4. Deuteronomy 33:20 (Link)
  5. Revelation 7:7 (Link)