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

New Living Translation
She named him Issachar, for she said, "God has rewarded me for giving my servant to my husband as a wife."

English Standard Version
Leah said, “God has given me my wages because I gave my servant to my husband.” So she called his name Issachar.

Berean Study Bible
Then Leah said, “God has rewarded me for giving my maidservant to my husband.” So she named him Issachar.

New American Standard Bible
Then Leah said, "God has given me my wages because I gave my maid 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.

Christian Standard Bible
Leah said, "God has rewarded me for giving my slave to my husband," and she named him Issachar.

Contemporary English Version
Leah shouted, "God has rewarded me for letting Jacob marry my servant," and she named the boy Issachar.

Good News Translation
Leah said, "God has given me my reward, because I gave my slave to my husband"; so she named her son Issachar.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Leah said, "God has rewarded me for giving my slave to my husband," and she named him Issachar.

International Standard Version
Then Leah said, "God has paid me for giving my servant to my husband as his wife." So she named him Issachar.

NET Bible
Then Leah said, "God has granted me a reward because I gave my servant to my husband as a wife." So she named him Issachar.

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

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Leah said, "God has given me my reward because I gave my slave to my husband." So she named him Issachar [Reward].

JPS Tanakh 1917
And Leah said: 'God hath given me my hire, because I gave my handmaid to my husband. And she called his name Issachar.

New American Standard 1977
Then Leah said, “God has given me my wages, because I gave my maid to my husband.” So she named him Issachar.

Jubilee Bible 2000
And Leah said, God has given me my hire, because I have given my maiden to my husband; and she called his name Issachar.

King James 2000 Bible
And Leah said, God has given me my reward, because I have given my maiden to my husband: and she called his name Issachar.

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

American Standard Version
And Leah said, God hath given me my hire, because I gave my handmaid to my husband: and she called his name Issachar.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And Lea said, God has given me my reward, because I gave my maid to my husband; and she called his name Issachar, which is, Reward.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And said: God hath given me a reward, because I gave my handmaid 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.

English Revised Version
And Leah said, God hath given me my hire, because I gave my handmaid to my husband: and she called his name Issachar.

Webster's Bible Translation
And Leah said, God hath given me my hire, because I have given my maiden 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.
Study Bible
Issachar, Zebulun, and Dinah
17And God listened to Leah, and she conceived and bore a fifth son to Jacob. 18Then Leah said, “God has rewarded me for giving my maidservant to my husband.” So she named him Issachar. 19Again Leah conceived and bore a sixth son to Jacob.…
Cross References
Genesis 30:17
And God listened to Leah, and she conceived and bore a fifth son to Jacob.

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

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

Treasury of Scripture

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

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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 ass couching down between two burdens: …

Issachar.







Lexicon
Then Leah
לֵאָ֗ה (lê·’āh)
Noun - proper - feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3812: Leah -- 'weary', a wife of Jacob

said,
וַתֹּ֣אמֶר (wat·tō·mer)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 559: To utter, say

“God
אֱלֹהִים֙ (’ĕ·lō·hîm)
Noun - masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 430: gods -- the supreme God, magistrates, a superlative

has rewarded
נָתַ֤ן (nā·ṯan)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 5414: To give, put, set

me for
אֲשֶׁר־ (’ă·šer-)
Pronoun - relative
Strong's Hebrew 834: Who, which, what, that, when, where, how, because, in order that

giving
נָתַ֥תִּי (nā·ṯat·tî)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - first person common singular
Strong's Hebrew 5414: To give, put, set

my maidservant
שִׁפְחָתִ֖י (šip̄·ḥā·ṯî)
Noun - feminine singular construct | first person common singular
Strong's Hebrew 8198: Maid, maidservant

to my husband.”
לְאִישִׁ֑י (lə·’î·šî)
Preposition-l | Noun - masculine singular construct | first person common singular
Strong's Hebrew 376: A man as an individual, a male person

So she named him
וַתִּקְרָ֥א (wat·tiq·rā)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 7121: To call, proclaim, read

Issachar.
יִשָּׂשכָֽר׃ (yiś·śā·š·ḵār)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3485: Issachar -- perhaps 'there is recompense', a son of Jacob and Leah, also a son of Obed-edom
(18) Issachar.--Heb., there is hire. As is so often the case in Hebrew names, there is a double play in the word: for, first, it alluded to the strange fact that Jacob had been hired of Rachel by the mandrakes; but, secondly, Leah gives it a higher meaning, "for God," she says, "hath given me my hire." In her eyes the birth of her fifth son was a Divine reward for the self-sacrifice involved in giving her maid to Jacob, and which had been followed by years of neglect of herself. As, too, it is said that "God hearkened unto Leah," we may feel sure that she had prayed for God's blessing upon her re-union with her husband; for Calvin's objection that prayer would scarcely accompany such odious courses has little weight. Leah and Rachel were uneducated and untrained country women, whose sole anxiety was to have offspring. Leah was the most religious and best disciplined of the two; and the shame ideally was that she should have been forced thus to buy her husband's attentions.

Verse 18. - And Leah said, God - Elohim; a proof of the lower religious consciousness into which Leah had fallen (Hengstenberg), though perhaps on the above hypothesis an evidence of her piety and faith (Keil, Lange) - hath given me my hire, because I have given my maiden to my husband: - i.e. as a reward for my self-denial (Keil, Murphy); an exclamation in which appears Leah's love for Jacob (Lange), if not also a tacit acknowledgment that she had her fears lest she may have sinned in asking him to wed Zilpah (Rosenmüller) - and she called his name Issachar - "There is Reward," or "There is Hire;" containing a double allusion to her hire of Jacob and her reward for Zilpah 30:14-24 The desire, good in itself, but often too great and irregular, of being the mother of the promised Seed, with the honour of having many children, and the reproach of being barren, were causes of this unbecoming contest between the sisters. The truth appears to be, that they were influenced by the promises of God to Abraham; whose posterity were promised the richest blessings, and from whom the Messiah was to descend.
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