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Tribe of Issachar

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According to the Hebrew Bible, the Tribe of Issachar (Hebrew: יִשָּׂשׁכָר, Yissakhar) was one of the Tribes of Israel.

The census held at Mt. Sinai (Num 1:28:29) shows that the numbers of this tribe was 54,400 fighting man.[1] Just before entering Canaan, another census pointed that this number raised to 64,300.[1]

Descendants

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Issachar
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Tola
 
Phuvah
 
Job
 
 
Shimrom
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Uzzi
 
Rephaiah
 
Jeriel
 
Jahmai
 
Jibsam
 
 
Shemuel
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Izrahiah
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Michael
 
Obadiah
 
Joel
 
Ishiah
 


Tribal territory

Map of the twelve tribes of Israel, before the move of Dan to the North. The Tribe of Issachar has its territory surrounded by Manasseh, Naphtali and Zebulun


References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Unger, Merrill F (1988). R. K., Harrison. ed. The New Unger´s Bible Dictionary. Chicago: Moody Press. p. 637. ISBN 0-8024-9037-9.