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Which of Jacob's son's names means "there is a boundary" in Hebrew: Ephraim or Issachar?




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Answer: Issachar

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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