Issachar

[ is-uh-kahr ]

noun
  1. a son of Jacob and Leah. Genesis 30:18.

  2. one of the 12 tribes of Israel.

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Issachar

/ (ˈɪsəˌkɑː) /


nounOld Testament
  1. the fifth son of Jacob by his wife Leah (Genesis 30:17–18)

  2. the tribe descended from this patriarch

  1. the territory of this tribe

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