Genesis 30:18
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New International Version
Then Leah said, "God has rewarded me for giving my servant to my husband." So she named him Issachar.

King James Bible
And Leah said, God hath given me my hire, because I have given my maiden to my husband: and she called his name Issachar.

Darby Bible Translation
And Leah said, God has given me my hire, because I have given my maidservant to my husband; and she called his name Issachar.

World English Bible
Leah said, "God has given me my hire, because I gave my handmaid to my husband." She named him Issachar.

Young's Literal Translation
and Leah saith, 'God hath given my hire, because I have given my maid-servant to my husband;' and she calleth his name Issachar.

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

God hath given me my hire - שכרי sechari. And she called his name Issachar, יששכר, This word is compounded of יש yesh, Is, and שכר sachar, Wages, from שכר sachar, to content, satisfy, saturate; hence a satisfaction or compensation for work done, etc.

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and she.

Genesis 35:23 The sons of Leah; Reuben, Jacob's firstborn, and Simeon, and Levi, and Judah, and Issachar, and Zebulun:

Genesis 46:13 And the sons of Issachar; Tola, and Phuvah, and Job, and Shimron.

Genesis 49:14,15 Issachar is a strong donkey couching down between two burdens...

Deuteronomy 33:18 And of Zebulun he said, Rejoice, Zebulun, in your going out; and, Issachar, in your tents.

1 Chronicles 12:32 And of the children of Issachar, which were men that had understanding of the times, to know what Israel ought to do...

Issachar. that is, An hire.

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Meditations for Household Piety.
1. If thou be called to the government of a family, thou must not hold it sufficient to serve God and live uprightly in thy own person, unless thou cause all under thy charge to do the same with thee. For the performance of this duty God was so well pleased with Abraham, that he would not hide from him his counsel: "For," saith God, "I know him that he will command his sons and his household after him that they keep the way of the Lord, to do righteousness and judgment, that the Lord may bring upon
Lewis Bayly—The Practice of Piety

Cross References
Genesis 30:17
God listened to Leah, and she became pregnant and bore Jacob a fifth son.

Genesis 30:19
Leah conceived again and bore Jacob a sixth son.

Genesis 35:23
The sons of Leah: Reuben the firstborn of Jacob, Simeon, Levi, Judah, Issachar and Zebulun.

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