- Zabad is the name of seven men in the Hebrew Bible. Zabad means gift or endowment. In 1 Chronicles 2:36-37, Zabad is a member of the Tribe of Judah, the family of Hezron and the house of Jahahmeel. He was the son of Nathan and the father of Ephlal. In 1 Chronicles 7:21, Zabad is an Ephraimite of the family of Shuthelah. He was the son of Tanath and the father of Suthelah. In 1 Chronicles 11:41, Zabad is one of King David's mighty men. He is the son of Ahlai.