Issachar


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Issachar

(ĭs`əkər), in the patriarchal narratives of the Bible, son of Jacob and Leah and the ancestor of one of the 12 tribes. The territory allotted to the tribe of Issachar at the time of the conquest extended along the west bank of the Jordan.

Issachar

Old Testament
1. the fifth son of Jacob by his wife Leah (Genesis 30:17--18)
2. the tribe descended from this patriarch
3. the territory of this tribe
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They are found in various of the Pseudepigrapha (non-canonical Jewish writings in Greek): "Love the Load and the neighbor"; "I loved the LORD and every human being with my whole heart" (Testament of Issachar 5:2; 7:6); "Love the LORD in your whole life and one another with a sincere heart" (Testament of Daniel 5:3); "Fear the Load and love the neighbor" (Testament of Benjamin 3:3); "And he commanded them to keep to the way of God, do justice, and everyone love his/her neighbor"; "Love one another my sons as brothers, as one loves oneself.
We learn from Saint Veneration among the Jews in Morocco by Issachar BenAmi (Detroit: Wayne State University Press, 1998) of the belief that neglecting to fulfill one's obligations at the graves of a qadosh or even doubting the saint's efficacy, is liable to offend even a dead saint and consequently punishment is to be expected.
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In fact, Leah will give up bearing children for many years until finally she has Issachar and Zebulun, Jacob's ninth and tenth children.
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