Which of Jacob's son's names means
"there is a boundary" in Hebrew: Ephraim or
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The name Issachar probably derives from the Hebrew
yesh sakhar, there is a reward; he was the fifth
son of Jacob and his first wife Leah. The name Ephraim means "double
fruitfulness" in Hebrew; it was the name Joseph's second son.
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