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    Issachar

    Son of Jacob by Leah (Gen. 30:18; 35:23; 46:13; 49:14). After the settlement of Canaan, the tribe received some of the richest land of Palestine, including the eastern plain of Esdraelon, and had within its borders several places of note in Israelite history, such as Gilboa, Jezreel, and Tabor.