18 Leah said, “God has rewarded me for giving my slave to my husband,” and she named him Issachar.[a]

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  1. Genesis 30:18 In Hb, the name Issachar sounds like “reward.”

14 Issachar is a strong donkey
lying down between the saddlebags.[a]
15 He saw that his resting place was good
and that the land was pleasant,
so he leaned his shoulder to bear a load
and became a forced laborer.(A)

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  1. Genesis 49:14 Or sheepfolds