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Az’gad (strength of fortune). The children of Azgad, to the number of 1222 (2322 according to Neh. 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. Neh. 10:15. (b.c. 536.)