The prophetic blessing pronounced by Jacob on Issachar corresponds with that of Moses (Gen. 49:14, 15; comp.
During the journey they seem to have steadily increased. Issachar took part in the battle with Sisera (Jdg 5:15). They reached to Asher on the north, and to Issachar on the east. That's quite a combination! Mark 12:30, And the second [is] like, [namely] this, Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself. Issachar, Tribe of, during the journey through the wilderness, along with Judah and Zebulun (Numbers 2:5), marched on the east of the tabernacle. The place of Issachar in the desert-march was with the standard of the tribe of Judah (along with Zebulun) on the East side of the tabernacle (Nu 2:5), this group forming the van of the host (Nu 10:14 f). Issachar’s mother was Leah. Copyright © 2020, Bible Study Tools.

(WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS NIV), Deuteronomy 33:18Of Zebulun he said, "Rejoice, Zebulun, in your going out; and Issachar, in your tents. Now at that time Issachar [1692] was high priest there. We'll send you an email with steps on how to reset your password. Genesis 35:23 | View whole chapter | See verse in context The sons of Leah; Reuben, Jacob's firstborn, and Simeon, and Levi, and Judah, and Issachar , and Zebulun: Southward [it was] Ephraim's, and northward [it was] Manasseh's, and the sea is his border; and they met together in Asher on the north, and in Issachar on the east.

Isachar. Tola, a man of Issachar, held Shamir, a stronghold in Mt. Issachar has a portion assigned to him in Ezekiel's ideal division of the land (Ezekiel 48:25); and he appears also in the list in Re (7:7). To Israel Issachar gave one judge, Tola (Judges 10:1), and two kings, Baasha and his son (1 Kings 15:27, etc.).4. 33:18, 19). Issachar, Tribe of, during the journey through the wilderness, along with Judah and Zebulun (Numbers 2:5), marched on the east of the tabernacle. Moreover they that were nigh them, [even] unto Issachar and Zebulun and Naphtali, brought bread on asses, and on camels, and on mules, and on oxen, [and] meat, meal, cakes of figs, and bunches of raisins, and wine, and oil, and oxen, and sheep abundantly: for [there was] joy in Israel.

Letter xiii. 6687 . "The mountain" in Dt 33:19 may possibly be Tabor, on which, most likely, there was an ancient sanctuary and place of pilgrimage. The allotment of Issachar is described in Joshua 19:17-23 . (WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS NIV), Ezekiel 48:26By the border of Issachar, from the east side to the west side, Zebulun, one portion. Genesis 30:18 - And Leah said, God hath given me my hire, because I have given my maiden to my husband: and she called his name Issachar.

The prince chosen from Issachar to assist in the division of the land was Paltiel ben-Azzan (Nu 34:26). Judah (the praising people) went first; then Issachar (the wise and discerning ones) and Zebulun (the financiers). (WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS NIV), Joshua 19:17The fourth lot came out for Issachar, even for the children of Issachar according to their families. Tap on the 'Strong's Concordance Details' button for more information including related verses: “And Leah said, God hath given me my hire, because I have given my maiden to my husband: and she called his name Issachar.”, “The sons of Leah; Reuben, Jacob's firstborn, and Simeon, and Levi, and Judah, and Issachar, and Zebulun:”, “And the sons of Issachar; Tola, and Phuvah, and Job, and Shimron.”, “Issachar is a strong ass couching down between two burdens:”, “Of the children of Issachar, by their generations, after their families, by the house of their fathers, according to the number of the names, from twenty years old and upward, all that were able to go forth to war;”, “Those that were numbered of them, even of the tribe of Issachar, were fifty and four thousand and four hundred.”, “And those that do pitch next unto him shall be the tribe of Issachar: and Nethaneel the son of Zuar shall be captain of the children of Issachar.”, “On the second day Nethaneel the son of Zuar, prince of Issachar, did offer:”, “And over the host of the tribe of the children of Issachar was Nethaneel the son of Zuar.”, “Of the tribe of Issachar, Igal the son of Joseph.”, “Of the sons of Issachar after their families: of Tola, the family of the Tolaites: of Pua, the family of the Punites:”, “These are the families of Issachar according to those that were numbered of them, threescore and four thousand and three hundred.”, “And the prince of the tribe of the children of Issachar, Paltiel the son of Azzan.”, “These shall stand upon mount Gerizim to bless the people, when ye are come over Jordan; Simeon, and Levi, and Judah, and Issachar, and Joseph, and Benjamin:”, “And of Zebulun he said, Rejoice, Zebulun, in thy going out; and, Issachar, in thy tents.”, “Southward it was Ephraim's, and northward it was Manasseh's, and the sea is his border; and they met together in Asher on the north, and in Issachar on the east.”, “And Manasseh had in Issachar and in Asher Beth-shean and her towns, and Ibleam and her towns, and the inhabitants of Dor and her towns, and the inhabitants of Endor and her towns, and the inhabitants of Taanach and her towns, and the inhabitants of Megiddo and her towns, even three countries.”, “And the fourth lot came out to Issachar, for the children of Issachar according to their families.”, “This is the inheritance of the tribe of the children of Issachar according to their families, the cities and their villages.”, “And the children of Gershon had by lot out of the families of the tribe of Issachar, and out of the tribe of Asher, and out of the tribe of Naphtali, and out of the half tribe of Manasseh in Bashan, thirteen cities.”, “And out of the tribe of Issachar, Kishon with her suburbs, Dabareh with her suburbs,”, “And the princes of Issachar were with Deborah; even Issachar, and also Barak: he was sent on foot into the valley.
His birth is in this passage connected with the strange story of Reuben and his mandrakes, and the name given him is apparently conceived as derived from 'ish sakhar, "a hired workman."