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the fifth son of Jacob and Leah, Genesis 30:14-18 . He had four sons, Tola, Phovah, Job, and Shimron. We know nothing particular of his life. The tribe of Issachar had its portion in one of the best parts of the land of Canaan, along the great plain or valley of Jezreel, with the half tribe of Manasseh to the south, that of Zebulun to the north, the Mediterranean to the west, and Jordan, with the extremity of the sea of Tiberias, to the east.

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Watson, Richard. Entry for 'Issachar'. Richard Watson's Biblical & Theological Dictionary. 1831-2.

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