- Jacob's ninth son, whose mother was Leah: Gen. 30:18
- the tribe of Israel descended from him: Num. 1:28
In the Bible, a son of Jacob and Leah and the forebear of one of the tribes of Israel.
OriginSee also: Issachâr
Old Testament Hebrew יִשָּׂשׁכָר (Issachar), a son of Jacob.