RUSSIA, Poland, Czech, Ukraine

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"And Leah said, A troop cometh: and she called his name Gad."

"Gad, a troop shall overcome him: but he shall overcome at the last."

"And of Gad he said, Blessed be he that enlargeth Gad: he dwelleth as a [rampant] lion, and teareth the arm [ARMY] at the crown of the head [meaning Hitler]."

Gad was a son of Zilpha, as was Asher.
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Slavic Peoples: [East, West] Poland, Czech, Ukraine


'And Leah said, A troop cometh: and she called his name Gad.' GAD: the name means fortune and luck, but also can mean 'a troop'. In Hebrew, the name Gad is taken from #1464, guwd {goode}, meaning to overcome, invade with troops, to attack. Seems that we have a good fortune troop that is destined to invade, or be on the attack. Well, you’ve heard the expression, ‘the Russians are coming’, ‘the Russians are coming’, haven’t you? Gad is the brother of Asher, and was Jacob's seventh son by Zilpah. Fortune cometh to Gad – but also Gad will invade.

The tribes of Reuben and Gad followed similar pursuits throughout their biblical histories. Reuben, as you will remember, is Brittany France. The ties between France and Russia have traditionally always been close. The Franco-Russian Alliance was a military alliance between the French 3rd Republic and the Russian Empire. One might say, it was the Reuben-Gad Alliance. France went so far as to name a number of streets and roads [in France] after Stalingrad. Go figure!

The tribe of Gad was fierce and warlike, with strong men of might ready for battle. 'They had the faces of lions and were like roes upon the mountains for swiftness.' I Chr 12:8. Russia's Imperial Army and the Red Army were, for sure, fierce fighting 'lions'.

            'Gad, a troop shall overcome him: but he shall overcome at the last.' This description would tell us that Russia will prevail, and being north of quite a few other nations – the party 'north' usually does come out ahead for some reason, perhaps it is from this very prophesy that set the pattern for this fact, they may appear whipped at first, as in WWII, but they will overcome in the end.

'And of Gad he said, blessed be he that enlargeth Gad: Have you ever noticed how large the territory of Russia is – it is large. He dwelleth as a [rampant] lion, and teareth the arm [ARMY] at the crown of the head. And he provided the first part for himself, because there, in a portion of the lawgiver, was he seated, and he came with the heads of the people, he executed the justice of the Lord and his judgments with Israel.' Israel is Ephraim, the United States and United Kingdom – Russia is usually consulted by Ephraim when it comes to global maneuvers, Gad usually comes to the table with the heads of state.

            Of fortune and luck: Folk etymologies and scholars, such as Roman Jacobson, traditionally link the [Slavic] name either with the word sláva ['glory' and 'fame'], or with the word slovo ['word and talk']. West Slavic Israelites are Czechs, Poles, and Slovak. East Slavic Israelites are Belarusians, Russians, and Ukrainians. South Slavic people are among the non-Israelite, or Gentile nations, they are: Bosniaks, Bulgarians, Croats, Macedonians, Montenegrins, Serbs, and Slovenians – mostly of Iranian stock.

Gad is most identified with Russia, and if it is troops that Gad has, Russia had/has many TROOPS, called the Red Guard, the Red Army, the White Army & Guard, the Black Army, and the Green Army. All these colorful armies carried out a major operation during the Russian Civil War; however, the troop that, for a time, overcomes Gad is Dan’s German Nazis, led by Hitler, but Gad [as the Soviet Union], overcomes this invading troop in the end - with a little help from his 'brethren' nations.

The Soviet Red Army put up a fierce 'lion's' resistance during the early stages of WWII, but was often ineffective against the better-equipped, well-trained, experienced Nazi German forces. The Nazis were eventually driven back in December 1941 near Moscow. Stalin engaged Soviet Marshal Georgy Zhukov to orchestrate the decisive German defeat in the Battle of Stalingrad. The German forces were never able to recover from this loss and were eventually forced into a long retreat out of Eastern Europe. Gad, as a rampant lion, teareth the arm[y] at the crown of the head, meaning the head-of the Nazi movement, Hitler. For the Soviets, who also suffered great losses during the battle, the victory at Stalingrad marked the start of the liberation of the Soviet Union and led to eventual victory over Nazi Germany in 1945.

Leon Trotsky, was the founder of the Red Army, and was referred to, in letters written by Natalia Sedova, as “My sweet Lion cub” [Trotsky’s birth name, 'Lev', means “lion” in Russian, and his full birth name was: Lev Davidovich Bronstein.]

Regarding the prophecy, 'Blessed be he that enlargeth Gad', 'Russia has long been one of the superpowers in the world, and one with many different countries and peoples. When nations come under the tribal influence of Gad, they will be blessed.

'Now the children of Reuben and the children of Gad had a very great multitude of cattle: and when they saw the land of Jazer, and the land of Gilead, that, behold, the place was a place for cattle.' The lands of Russia and surrounding areas are great for raising cattle.


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