Genesis 49:14
NASB Lexicon
NASB ©HebrewStrong'sOrigin
3485: perhaps "there is recompense," a son of Jacob and Leah, also a son of Obed-edomof uncertain derivation
is a strongגָּ֑רֶם
1634: a bone, strengthfrom garam
2543: a male assfrom chamar
Lying downרֹבֵ֖ץ
7257: stretch oneself out, lie down, lie stretched outa prim. root
996: an interval, space betweenfrom bin
the sheepfolds.הַֽמִּשְׁפְּתָֽיִם׃
4942: perhaps fireplaces, ash heapsperhaps from the same as shaphath

KJV Lexicon
Yissaskar  (yis-saw-kawr')
he will bring a reward; Jissaskar, a son of Jacob -- Issachar.
is a strong
gerem  (gheh'-rem)
a bone (as the skeleton of the body); hence, self, i.e. (figuratively) very -- bone, strong, top.
chamowr  (kham-ore')
a male ass (from its dun red) -- (he)ass.
couching down
rabats  (raw-bats')
to crouch (on all four legs folded, like a recumbent animal); be implication, to recline, repose, brood, lurk, imbed
between two burdens
mishpath  (mish-pawth')
a stall for cattle (only dual) -- burden, sheepfold.
Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
"Issachar is a strong donkey, Lying down between the sheepfolds.

King James Bible
Issachar is a strong ass couching down between two burdens:

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Issachar is a strong donkey lying down between the saddlebags.

International Standard Version
"Issachar is a strong donkey, resting between sheepfolds.

NET Bible
Issachar is a strong-boned donkey lying down between two saddlebags.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
"[Issachar] is a strong donkey, lying down between the saddlebags.

King James 2000 Bible
Issachar is a strong donkey crouching down between two burdens:
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