Metaphysical meaning of Jashub (mbd)
Jashub, jash'-ub (Heb.)--he returns; turning back; restoring; making restitution; replacing, i. e., setting in a former place.
a Son of Issachar and founder of the family of the Jashubites (Num. 26:24). b A son of Bani, who had taken a foreign wife (Ezra 10:29).
Meta. That in our higher thoughts (Israel) which causes us always to come back (he returns) to the unadulterated Truth, to God, even though we may at times be overtaken by sense affections and desires (take a foreign wife), or may err because of a very active zeal (Issachar) that is not established in wisdom and love.
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