Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search
Wikipedia has an article on:
See also: Issachâr



From Biblical Hebrew יִשָּׂשׁכָר (Issachar), a son of Jacob.

Proper noun[edit]


  1. (biblical) Ninth son of Jacob, by his wife Leah.
  2. (biblical) One of the Israelite tribes, descended from Issachar.
  3. A male given name


  • 1611, King James Version of the Bible, Genesis 35:22b-26:
    Now the sons of Jacob were twelve: 23 The sons of Leah; Reuben, Jacob's firstborn, and Simeon, and Levi, and Judah, and Issachar, and Zebulun: 24 The sons of Rachel; Joseph, and Benjamin: 25 And the sons of Bilhah, Rachel's handmaid; Dan, and Naphtali: 26 And the sons of Zilpah, Leah's handmaid; Gad, and Asher: these are the sons of Jacob, which were born to him in Padan-aram.
  • 1611, King James Version of the Bible, Joshua 21:28:
    And out of the tribe of Issachar, Kishon with her suburbs, Dabareh with her suburbs,


See also[edit]