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  1. Gad. a.k.a. Gad Elmaleh is a French-Moroccan stand-up comedian and actor. His latest show is called Papa est en haut. He has starred in several feature films, including Coco, Hors de prix, La Doublure and Midnight in Paris.
  2. Gad. a.k.a. Gad was, according to the Book of Genesis, the first son of Jacob and Zilpah, the seventh of Jacob overall, and the founder of the Israelite Tribe of Gad; however some Biblical scholars view this as postdiction, an eponymous metaphor providing an aetiology of the connectedness of the tribe to others in the Israelite confederation. The text of the Torah argues that the name of Gad means luck/fortunate, in Hebrew, deriving from a root meaning cut/divide, in the sense of divided out; classical rabbinical literature argues that the name was a prophetic reference to the manna; some Biblical scholars suspect that refers to a deity originally worshipped by the tribe, namely Gad, the semitic deity of fortune, who, according to the Book of Isaiah, was still worshipped by certain Hebrews during the 6th century BC.
  3. Gad. a.k.a. Gad was a seer or prophet in the Hebrew Bible. He was one of the personal prophets of King David of Israel and some of his writings are believed to be included in the Books of Samuel. He is first mentioned in 1 Samuel 22:5 telling David to return to the land of Judah.
    • profession: Prophet
  4. Gad. a.k.a. Gad Beck: Gerhard "Gad" Beck was an educator, author, activist, and survivor of the Holocaust.
    • also known as Gerhard Beck, Gad
    • born on (92 years ago) in Berlin, child of Heinrich Beck and Hedwig Beck
    • nationality: Germany
    • religion: Judaism
    • profession: Educator, writer, activist
    • died on in Berlin
    • written work: "An Underground Life: Memoirs of a Gay Jew in Nazi Berlin"
    • nomination: - nominated to Lambda Literary Award for Gay Men's Biography/Autobiography - "An Underground Life: Memoirs of a Gay Jew in Nazi Berlin"


  1. GAD. are a Greek independent alternative rock band with electronic and melodic features. It was formed in 2005 and gained wide recognition with the radio hit "The End of the Road" which was followed by the hits "Waves" and "Big Brown Eyes". All their songs are in English, with influences from Joy Division, Interpol, She Wants Revenge, Stereo Nova and Röyksopp. The name of the band stands for generalized anxiety disorder, with a member stating: "'s about an illness that more or less had tormented some members of the band...".
  2. Gad. a.k.a. GAD is a musical group.


Gad. a.k.a. GAD is a shareholder, asset owner, organization founder.

  • also known as GAD eG


  1. Gad. a.k.a. Gad is a fictional character from BloodSpell.
  2. Gad. a.k.a. Gad is a fictional character from the 1986 film Dawn.


  1. Gad. a.k.a. Gad is a former unincorporated community in Nicholas County, West Virginia, United States. The community was located on McKee's Creek, but was purchased by the US Army Corps of Engineers for the construction of Summersville Lake.
  2. Gad. a.k.a. Northeast Alabama Regional Airport is a public use airport located four nautical miles southwest of the central business district of Gadsden, a city in Etowah County, Alabama, United States. It is owned by Gadsden Airport Authority and it was previously known as Gadsden Municipal Airport. According to the FAA's National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems for 2009–2013, it is categorized as a general aviation facility. The airport formerly had scheduled passenger service.


  1. Gad. a.k.a. Generalized anxiety disorder is an anxiety disorder that is characterized by excessive, uncontrollable and often irrational worry, that is, apprehensive expectation about events or activities. This excessive worry often interferes with daily functioning, as individuals suffering GAD typically anticipate disaster, and are overly concerned about everyday matters such as health issues, money, death, family problems, friendship problems, interpersonal relationship problems, or work difficulties. Individuals often exhibit a variety of physical symptoms, including fatigue, fidgeting, headaches, nausea, numbness in hands and feet, muscle tension, muscle aches, difficulty swallowing, bouts of difficulty breathing, difficulty concentrating, trembling, twitching, irritability, agitation, sweating, restlessness, insomnia, hot flashes, and rashes and inability to fully control the anxiety. These symptoms must be consistent and ongoing, persisting at least six months, for a formal diagnosis of GAD to be introduced.
    • also known as GAD, Generalized anxiety
  2. Gad. a.k.a. Gad was the name of the pan-Semitic god of fortune, and is attested in ancient records of Aram and Arabia. Gad is also mentioned by the Book of Isaiah, as having been worshipped by a number of Hebrews during the babylonian captivity. Gad apparently differed from the god of destiny, who was known as Meni. The root verb in Gad means cut or divide, and from this comes the idea of fate being meted out.
  3. Gad. a.k.a. The Gaddang language is spoken by up to 30,000 speakers in the Philippines, particularly along the Magat and upper Cagayan rivers in the Region II provinces of Nueva Vizcaya and Isabela and by overseas migrants to countries in Asia, Australia, Canada, Europe, in the Middle East, UK and the U.S.A.. Most Gaddang speakers also speak Ilocano, the lingua franca of Northern Luzon, as well as Tagalog and English. Gaddang is associated with the "Christianized Gaddang" people, and is closely related to the highland tongues of Ga'dang with 6,000 speakers, Cagayan Agta with less than 1,000 and Atta with 2,000, and more distantly to Ibanag, Itawis, Yogad, Isneg and Malaweg.
    • also known as Cagayan
  4. Gad. a.k.a. Gad is a fast food chain that is based in Egypt. Gad specializes in preparing local favorites that are meant to be eaten on the go; few of their outlets have seating. Gad serves falafel, fuul, and shwarmas.
  5. Gad. a.k.a. SCO3416 is a gene.
  6. Gad. a.k.a. glutamate decarboxylase 1 (brain, 67kDa) is a gene.
    • also known as glutamate decarboxylase 1 (brain, 67kD); glutamate decarboxylase 1

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Google previewA Dictionary of the Scripture Proper Names: wherein the words are accentuated ... To which are prefixed remarks respecting the pronunciation, etymology, and accentuation of the English language. [With a prefatory letter by A. Clarke.] (1808)

by James CREIGHTON, Adam Clarke

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Du aad og drak, var sjelden glad,
Gik dine Støvlehæle skjæve,
Tilsidst Du Døden ønske gad -
Til Straf skal Du nu evig leve!
(Hans Christian Andersen)
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