International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
(1) The patriarch (see preceding article).
(2) The father of Joseph the husband of Mary (Matthew 1:15 , Matthew 1:16 ).
(3) Patronymic denoting the Israelites (Isaiah 10:21; Isaiah 14:1; Jeremiah 10:16 ).
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Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. Entry for 'Jacob (2)'. International Standard Bible Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/isb/j/jacob-2.html. 1915.