Issachar definition

ĭsə-kär
In the Bible, a son of Jacob and Leah and the forebear of one of the tribes of Israel.
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(proper) The tribe of Israel descended from him: Num. 1:28
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(person, proper) Jacob's ninth son, whose mother was Leah: Gen. 30:18
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(biblical) Ninth son of Jacob, by his wife Leah.
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(biblical) One of the Israelite tribes, descended from Issachar.
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A male given name.
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Origin of issachar

  • Old Testament Hebrew יִשָּׂשׁכָר (Issachar), a son of Jacob.

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