What does issachar mean?

issachar meaning in Names Dictionary

Reward, recompense.
Name Origin: Biblical
Name Gender: Male


issachar meaning in Etymology Dictionary

child of Jacob by Leah (Old Testament), title of a biblical tribe of Israel, from Greek issakhar, from Hebrew Yissakhar, probably [Klein] from yesh sakhar "there's an incentive" (see Gen. xxx:18).


issachar meaning in General Dictionary

(Old-Testament) a son of Jacob and a forebear of just one of the tribes of Israel


Sentence Examples with the word issachar

Although Issachar is mentioned as having taken some part in the war of freedom under Deborah (Judges v.

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