Issachar was said to be deeply intuitive, a sign of strong spiritual power and intelligence in ancient Judaism. This trait was passed onto his descendants. So, the Tribe of Issachar was one consisting of laborers, and simultaneously one that supplied the top theologians to the other tribes.
The tribe of Issachar was known for their ability and readiness to work hard, even under the undesirable conditions of being under oppression. Christ. life; that he may please him who hath chosen him to be a soldier.
i-ssa-char. Origin:Hebrew. Popularity:25763. Meaning: his reward will come.
The Issachar Anointing is the unique anointing of the men of Issachar that enabled them to understand the times and seasons to influence and lead Israel to establish the greatest dynasty of all time, perpetuated by the kingship of the Lord Jesus Christ.
In Jewish tradition, the descendants of Issachar were seen as being dominated by religious scholars and influential in proselytism. The sons of Issachar, ancestors of the tribe, were Tola, Phuvah, Job and Shimron.
According to the description of the flags of the tribes of Israel in the Talmud, which correspond with the colors of the Hoshen stones, sapphire represents the Tribe of Issachar.
According to the midrashic Book of Jasher, Issachar married Aridah, the younger daughter of Jobab, a son of Joktan; the Torah states that Issachar had four sons, who were born in Canaan and migrated with him to Egypt, with their descendants remaining there until the Exodus.
Ecclesiastes 3:1-8, ‘A Time for Everything,’ is a cherished Bible passage often quoted at funerals and memorial services. Tradition tells us that the book of Ecclesiastes was written by King Solomon toward the end of his reign.
Mordecai Urges Esther “… who knows, if it is for a time like this that you have become queen?” (4:13–14) When Hathak took Esther’s message to Mordecai, he would not hear of it. He reminded Esther not to be complacent thinking she, of all Jews, was safe in the king’s household.