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In the Bible, a son of Jacob and Leah and the forebear of one of the tribes of Israel.
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1. (Bible) the fifth son of Jacob by his wife Leah (Genesis 30:17–18)
2. (Bible) the tribe descended from this patriarch
3. (Bible) the territory of this tribe
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1. a son of Jacob and Leah. Gen. 30:18.
2. one of the 12 tribes of Israel, traditionally descended from him.
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|Noun||1.||Issachar - (Old Testament) a son of Jacob and a forebear of one of the tribes of Israel|
Old Testament - the collection of books comprising the sacred scripture of the Hebrews and recording their history as the chosen people; the first half of the Christian Bible
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