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Lexicon :: Strong's H3485 - yiśśāśḵār

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Part of Speech
proper collective noun, proper locative noun, proper masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Strong’s Definitions

יִשָּׂשכָר Yissâˢkâr, yis-saw-kawr'; (strictly yis-saws-kawr'); from H5375 and H7939; he will bring a reward; Jissaskar, a son of Jacob:—Issachar.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 43x

The KJV translates Strong's H3485 in the following manner: Issachar (43x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 43x
The KJV translates Strong's H3485 in the following manner: Issachar (43x).
  1. Issachar = "there is recompense"

    proper masculine noun
    1. the 9th son of Jacob and the 5th by Leah his first wife and the progenitor of a tribe by his name

    2. a Korahite Levite and the 7th son of Obed-edom and doorkeeper to the temple

      proper collective noun
    3. the tribe descended from Issachar the son of Jacob

      proper locative noun
    4. the territory allocated to the descendants of Issachar when they entered the land of Canaan

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
יִשָּׂשכָר Yissâˢkâr, yis-saw-kawr'; (strictly yis-saws-kawr'); from H5375 and H7939; he will bring a reward; Jissaskar, a son of Jacob:—Issachar.
STRONGS H3485: Abbreviations
יִשָּׂשכָר 48 (so always MT, Qr perpet.; Ben Naphtali יִשְׂשָׂכָר BaerGn p. 84 f.) proper name, masculine Issachar (etymology and meaning dubious; MT as if Niph. Imperfect √ שׂכר; Kt = יֵשׁ שָׂכָר there is recompense (compare Genesis 30:18), so Thes and others; this the true etymology according to Ol§§ 69 c; 277 f.i. 120 see יֵשׁ שָׂכָר Jeremiah 31:16; 2 Chronicles 15:7; = אִישׁ שָׂכָר (a more probable combination in proper name) WeSam 95; > יִשָּׂכָר (MT), or יִשָּׂא שׂכר; Greek Version of the LXX Ισσαχαρ, see especially Genesis 30:18 Ισσαχαρ, ὅ ἐστιν μισθός) —
1. fifth son of Jacob and Leah (apparently ninth son of Jacob) Genesis 30:18; Genesis 35:23; Genesis 46:13; Genesis 49:14; Exodus 1:3; Numbers 1:8; בְּנֵי ישׂ׳ Numbers 1:28; Numbers 2:5; Numbers 26:23; Joshua 19:17; 1 Chronicles 7:1; 1 Chronicles 12:33 (1 Chronicles 12:32 van d. H.); מִשְׁפְּחוֹת ישׂ׳ Numbers 26:25; 1 Chronicles 7:5; מַטֵּה ישׂ׳ Numbers 1:29; Numbers 2:5; Numbers 13:7; Joshua 21:6, 28; 1 Chronicles 6:47; 1 Chronicles 6:57; מטה בני ישׂ׳ Numbers 10:15; Numbers 34:26; Joshua 19:23; בֵּית ישׂ׳ 1 Kings 15:27; hence ישׂ׳ alone = tribe of Issachar, Numbers 7:18; Deuteronomy 27:12; Deuteronomy 33:18; Joshua 19:17; Judges 5:15 (twice in verse); Judges 10:1; Ezekiel 48:33 (שׁער ישׂ׳), 1 Chronicles 27:18; 2 Chronicles 30:18; = territory of the tribe Joshua 17:10, 11; 1 Kings 4:17; 1 Chronicles 12:41 (1 Chronicles 12:40 van d. H.); transition from tribe to territory Ezekiel 48:25, 26.
2. 7th son of Obed-Edom 1 Chronicles 26:5.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


30:18; 30:18; 30:18; 35:23; 46:13; 49:14




1:8; 1:28; 1:29; 2:5; 2:5; 7:18; 10:15; 13:7; 26:23; 26:25; 34:26


27:12; 33:18


17:10; 17:11; 19:17; 19:17; 19:23; 21:6; 21:28


5:15; 10:1

1 Kings

4:17; 15:27

1 Chronicles

6:47; 6:57; 7:1; 7:5; 12:32; 12:33; 12:40; 26:5; 27:18

2 Chronicles

15:7; 30:18




48:25; 48:26; 48:33


Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H3485 matches the Hebrew יִשָּׂשׂכָר (yiśśāśḵār),
which occurs 43 times in 40 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 30:18 - Then Leah said, “God has given me my [fn]wages because I gave my maid to my husband.” So she named him Issachar. H3485
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 35:23 - the sons of Leah: Reuben, Jacob’s firstborn, then Simeon and Levi and Judah and Issachar H3485 and Zebulun;
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 46:13 - The sons of Issachar: H3485 Tola and [fn]Puvvah and [fn]Iob and Shimron.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 49:14 - “Issachar H3485 is [fn]a strong donkey,
Lying down between the [fn]sheepfolds.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 1:3 - Issachar, H3485 Zebulun and Benjamin;
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 1:8 - of Issachar, H3485 Nethanel the son of Zuar;
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 1:28 - Of the sons of Issachar, H3485 their genealogical registration by their families, by their fathers’ households, according to the number of names, from twenty years old and upward, whoever was able to go out to war,
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 1:29 - their numbered men of the tribe of Issachar H3485 were 54,400.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 2:5 - “Those who camp next to him shall be the tribe of Issachar, H3485 and the leader of the sons of Issachar: H3485 Nethanel the son of Zuar,
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 7:18 - On the second day Nethanel the son of Zuar, leader of Issachar, H3485 presented an offering;
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 10:15 - and Nethanel the son of Zuar, over the tribal army of the sons of Issachar; H3485
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 13:7 - from the tribe of Issachar, H3485 Igal the son of Joseph;
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 26:23 - The sons of Issachar H3485 according to their families: of Tola, the family of the Tolaites; of [fn]Puvah, the family of the Punites;
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 26:25 - These are the families of Issachar H3485 according to those who were numbered of them, 64,300.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 34:26 - “Of the tribe of the sons of Issachar H3485 a leader, Paltiel the son of Azzan.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 27:12 - “When you cross the Jordan, these shall stand on Mount Gerizim to bless the people: Simeon, Levi, Judah, Issachar, H3485 Joseph, and Benjamin.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 33:18 - Of Zebulun he said,
“Rejoice, Zebulun, in your going forth,
And, Issachar, H3485 in your tents.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 17:10 - The south side belonged to Ephraim and the north side to Manasseh, and the sea was [fn]their border; and they reached to Asher on the north and to Issachar H3485 on the east.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 17:11 - In Issachar H3485 and in Asher, Manasseh had Beth-shean and its towns and Ibleam and its towns, and the inhabitants of Dor and its towns, and the inhabitants of En-dor and its towns, and the inhabitants of Taanach and its towns, and the inhabitants of Megiddo and its towns, the third is Napheth.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 19:17 - The fourth lot [fn]fell to Issachar, H3485 to the sons of Issachar H3485 according to their families.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 19:23 - This was the inheritance of the tribe of the sons of Issachar H3485 according to their families, the cities with their villages.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 21:6 - The sons of Gershon [fn]received thirteen cities by lot from the families of the tribe of Issachar H3485 and from the tribe of Asher and from the tribe of Naphtali and from the half-tribe of Manasseh in Bashan.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 21:28 - From the tribe of Issachar, H3485 they gave Kishion with its pasture lands, Daberath with its pasture lands,
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 5:15 - “And the [fn]princes of Issachar H3485 were with Deborah;
As was Issachar, H3485 so was Barak;
Into the valley they rushed at his [fn]heels;
Among the divisions of Reuben
There were great resolves of heart.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 10:1 - Now after Abimelech died, Tola the son of Puah, the son of Dodo, a man of Issachar, H3485 arose to save Israel; and he lived in Shamir in the hill country of Ephraim.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 4:17 - Jehoshaphat the son of Paruah, in Issachar; H3485
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 15:27 - Then Baasha the son of Ahijah of the house of Issachar H3485 conspired against him, and Baasha struck him down at Gibbethon, which belonged to the Philistines, while Nadab and all Israel were laying siege to Gibbethon.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 2:1 - These are the sons of Israel: Reuben, Simeon, Levi, Judah, Issachar, H3485 Zebulun,
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 6:62 - To the sons of Gershom, according to their families, were given from the tribe of Issachar H3485 and from the tribe of Asher, the tribe of Naphtali, and the tribe of Manasseh, thirteen cities in Bashan.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 6:72 - and from the tribe of Issachar: H3485 Kedesh with its pasture lands, Daberath with its pasture lands
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 7:1 - Now the sons of Issachar H3485 were four: Tola, [fn]Puah, [fn]Jashub and Shimron.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 7:5 - Their [fn]relatives among all the families of Issachar H3485 were mighty men of valor, enrolled by genealogy, in all 87,000.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 12:32 - Of the sons of Issachar, H3485 men who understood the times, with knowledge of what Israel should do, their chiefs were two hundred; and all their kinsmen were at their command.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 12:40 - Moreover those who were near to them, even as far as Issachar H3485 and Zebulun and Naphtali, brought food on donkeys, camels, mules and on oxen, great quantities of flour cakes, fig cakes and bunches of raisins, wine, oil, oxen and sheep. There was joy indeed in Israel.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 26:5 - Ammiel the sixth, Issachar H3485 the seventh and Peullethai the eighth; God had indeed blessed him.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 27:18 - for Judah, Elihu, one of David’s brothers; for Issachar, H3485 Omri the son of Michael;
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 30:18 - For a multitude of the people, even many from Ephraim and Manasseh, Issachar H3485 and Zebulun, had not purified themselves, yet they ate the Passover otherwise than [fn]prescribed. For Hezekiah prayed for them, saying, “May the good LORD pardon
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 48:25 - “Beside the border of Simeon, from the east side to the west side, Issachar, H3485 one portion.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 48:26 - “Beside the border of Issachar, H3485 from the east side to the west side, Zebulun, one portion.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 48:33 - “On the south side, 4,500 cubits by measurement, [fn]shall be three gates: the gate of Simeon, one; the gate of Issachar, H3485 one; the gate of Zebulun, one.
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