Tribe of Issachar
Yashashakar = “He is Hired”
Modern Day Byword: Aztecs/Mexicans/North Americans/Hispanics/Spics/Wetbacks/Latinos
Issachar was the 9th born son of Jacob. His mother was Leah Jacobs 1st wife and Rachel’s older sister. The Tribe of Issachar was one of the tribes comprising the Northern Kingdom after the split.
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:
- Gen 49:15 | 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.