3935. And she called his name Gad. That this signifies its quality, is evident from the signification of a "name" and of "calling a name," as being quality (concerning which above). The quality itself is signified by "Gad;" namely, the quality of the good of faith and of works. By "quality" is signified everything whatever that is within; here, within the good of faith and within works; and these are things innumerable, for the quality varies in each individual, and is also the contrary in those who are not in the good of faith, and thus not in good works; which quality is also signified by "Gad," when he is named in the opposite sense. When the good of faith of the internal man, and the good works of the external man, correspond, they, as shown above, are a third general means, which is to be acknowledged in faith and in act before a man can enter into the Lord's kingdom; that is, before he can by regeneration be made a church.