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Yissaskar – יִשָּׂשׂכָר – ISSACHER


Stone: Amethyst

Attribute: To join closely, unity

Strong's H3485 - Yissaskar – יִשָּׂשׂכָר - From נָשָׂא (H5375) and שָׂכָר (H7939) –


Issachar = "there is recompense"

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the 9th son of Jacob and the 5th by Leah his first wife and the progenitor of a tribe by his name

a Korahite Levite and the 7th son of Obed-edom and doorkeeper to the temple

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the tribe descended from Issachar the son of Jacob

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the territory allocated to the descendants of Issachar when they entered the land of Canaan


Gen 30:14 KJV - And Reuben went in the days of wheat harvest, and found mandrakes in the field, and brought them unto his mother Leah. Then Rachel said to Leah, Give me, I pray thee, of thy son's mandrakes.


Gen 30:15 KJV - And she said unto her, Is it a small matter that thou hast taken my husband? and wouldest thou take away my son's mandrakes also? And Rachel said, Therefore he shall lie with thee to night for thy son's mandrakes.


Gen 30:16 KJV - And Jacob came out of the field in the evening, and Leah went out to meet him, and said, Thou must come in unto me; for surely I have hired thee with my son's mandrakes. And he lay with her that night.


Gen 30:17 KJV - And Yahweh hearkened unto Leah, and she conceived, and bare Jacob the fifth son.


Gen 30:18 KJV - And Leah said, fYahweh hath given me my hire, because I have given my maiden to my husband: and she called his name Issachar.

Gen 49:1 KJV - And Jacob called unto his sons, and said, Gather yourselves together, that I may tell you that which shall befall you in the last days.

Gen 49:2 KJV - Gather yourselves together, and hear, ye sons of Jacob; and hearken unto Israel your father.

Gen 49:14 KJV - Issachar is a strong ass couching down between two burdens:

Gen 49:15 KJV - And he saw that rest was good, and the land that it was pleasant; and bowed his shoulder to bear, and became a servant unto tribute.

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