|YASHASHAKAR = יששכר = “He is Hired”
Tribe of Issachar
Issachar was the 9th born son of Jacob and came from the mother Leah who was Rachel’s older sister and Jacobs 1st wife.
Birth Nomen Omen
Gen 30.18 – Leah said, “God has given me my hire [wages] because I have given my maid to my husband.” So she called his name Issachar.
Blessing & Prophesy
Gen 49:14 – Issachar is a strong ass couching down between two burdens:
15 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.
Today’s Tribal Connections
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