[b-hebrew] GD

Yaakov Stein yaakov_s at rad.com
Thu Dec 18 10:56:40 EST 2008

My understanding of this is has always been
  Gad - a troop will gang up on him, but he will stab their heel.

The troop is similar to the use in modern Hebrew.
The verb is derived from the same meaning.
The "heel" part reminds us of the curse of the snake in Genesis 3.

Yaakov (J) Stein

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