Azgad (Az´gad; Heb., “Gad is mighty”)

1 A family group (“descendants of Azgad”) who returned with Zerubbabel from the Babylonian captivity (Ezra 2:12). 2 Another group who returned with Ezra (Ezra 8:12). 3 A member of the postexilic community in Judah who signed the covenant to keep the law (Neh 10:15) and could be associated with either of the families named above.

Ezra 2:12

12Of Azgad, one thousand two hundred twenty-two.

Ezra 8:12

12Of the descendants of Azgad, Johanan son of Hakkatan, and with him one hundred ten males.

Neh 10:15

15Bunni, Azgad, Bebai,

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