Yissachar

Synonyms:
Issachar, yi-sa-KHAR, יִשָּׂשכָר
Issachar (Wikipedia)
Issachar
Issacar.JPG
Portuguese sketch. The English name used is either Issachar or Yissachar. The open book in the center of the image depicts the tribe's devotion to Torah study.
Native name
יִשָּׂשכָר
PronunciationYissakhar
Born10 Av
Died(aged 122)
Resting placemaybe in Sidon
ChildrenTola (son)

Puah (son)
Jashub (son)
Shimron (son)

Parents
RelativesReuben (brother)

Simeon (brother)
Levi (brother)
Judah (brother)
Zebulun (brother)
Dan (half brother)
Naphtali (half brother)
Gad (half brother)
Asher (half brother)
Joseph (half brother)
Benjamin (half brother)
Dinah (sister)

Rachel (stepmother/aunt)

Issachar/Yissachar (Hebrew: יִשָּׂשכָר, Modern: Yissakhar, Tiberian: Yiśśāḵār, "reward; recompense") was, according to the Book of Exodus, a son of Jacob and Leah (the fifth son of Leah, and ninth son of Jacob), and the founder of the Israelite Tribe of Issachar. However, some Biblical scholars view this as an eponymous metaphor providing an aetiology of the connectedness of the tribe to others in the Israelite confederation.

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