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Entry for Strong's #03290 - יַעֲקֹב

Transliteration
ya‛ăqôb
Phonetics
yah-ak-obe'  
Word Origin
from (06117)
Parts of Speech
Proper Name Masculine
TWOT
None
Word Definition [ Brown-Drivers-Briggs | Strong ]
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

Jacob = “heel holder” or “supplanter”

1) son of Isaac, grandson of Abraham, and father of the 12 patriarchs of the tribes of Israel

Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word ]
Verse Results
KJV (349) NAS (349) HCS (348)
Genesis 159
Exodus 11
Leviticus 1
Numbers 8
Deuteronomy 11
Joshua 2
1 Samuel 1
2 Samuel 1
1 Kings 1
2 Kings 2
1 Chronicles 2
Psalms 34
Isaiah 40
Jeremiah 13
Lamentations 3
Ezekiel 4
Hosea 3
Amos 6
Obadiah 3
Micah 10
Nahum 1
Malachi 3
Genesis 159
Exodus 11
Leviticus 1
Numbers 8
Deuteronomy 11
Joshua 2
1 Samuel 1
2 Samuel 1
1 Kings 1
2 Kings 2
1 Chronicles 2
Psalms 34
Isaiah 40
Jeremiah 13
Lamentations 3
Ezekiel 4
Hosea 3
Amos 6
Obadiah 3
Micah 10
Nahum 1
Malachi 3
Genesis 179
Exodus 11
Leviticus 1
Numbers 9
Deuteronomy 11
Joshua 3
1 Samuel 1
2 Samuel 1
1 Kings 1
2 Kings 2
1 Chronicles 2
Psalms 34
Isaiah 42
Jeremiah 16
Lamentations 3
Ezekiel 4
Hosea 3
Amos 6
Obadiah 3
Micah 11
Nahum 1
Malachi 4
BYZ TIS TR
n-p 348
n-p 328
n-p 328
NA WH


Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 יַּעֲקב344, יַעֲקוֺב5

proper name, masculine and

of a people Jacob, Ιακωβ, son of Isaac and Rebekah, father of tribes of Israel (explanation from עָקֵב heel Genesis 25:26; Hosea 12:4; i.e. supplanter; compare with עָקַב overreach Genesis 27:36; one closely following according to Lag BN 127; connection with Palestinian city (?) called in Egyptian Y±kb'ara (i.e. יַעֲקֹבאֵֿל) is obscure; compare Mey ZAW vi.1ff. WMM As.u.Eur.162ff. Jen ZA x(1895-6), 347 ff.; see also Babylonian proper name, masculine Ya±‡ubilu, Pinches in Hom AHT 61,96, 112; hence OT יַעֲקֹב perhaps originally יעקבקל or the like. compare Palmyrene proper name בלעקב, עתעקב); — יַעֲקוֺב Jeremiah 30:18 3t. Jeremiah Leviticus 26:42; יַעֲקֹב215t. Hexateuch (chiefly J E; 180t. Genesis , once Leviticus , etc.), 34t. Psalm , 42t. Isaiah (27t. 40-66), etc.; — 1 as

proper name, masculine Genesis 25:26 205t. (+ אַבְרָהָם, יִצְחָק19t.); also ׳בֵּית יַע of people (see בַּיִת 5d (γ)), ׳בְּנֵי יַע (see בֵּן 1 j (β)), ׳זֶרַע יַע (see זֶרַע 4 f), ׳עֵין יַע (see עַיִן ), etc. 2 as

proper name, of a people (c. 100t.; poetry and prophets) Numbers 24:5,19; Deuteronomy 32:9; Psalm 44:5; Isaiah 10:21; Isaiah 17:4; Jeremiah 10:25; Jeremiah 30:7 +; "" יִשְׂרָאֵל Numbers 23:7; Deuteronomy 33:10; Isaiah 14:1; Psalm 14:7 + approximately 35t.; specifically of Northern Israel Amos 7:2,5; Hosea 12:13 (+ Hosea 10:11; Hosea 12:3 probably, see Now), Micah 1:5 (twice in verse); Isaiah 9:7; of Judah Micah 3:1,8; Obadiah 10; Isaiah 65:9; Malachi 2:12 + al. post-exilic; ׳גְּאוֺן יַע see גָּאוֺן; ׳אֵל יַע Psalm 146:5, ׳אֱלוֺהַּ יַע Psalm 114:7; ׳אֱלֹהֵי יַע 2 Samuel 23:1; Isaiah 2:3 = Micah 4:2 9t. Psalm + Psalm 24:6 (׳יַע׳א for ᵑ0׳יַע alone), so ᵐ5ᵑ6 ᵑ9 Ew Ol Hup Bae We Che and others; read ׳יַע׳א also probably 2 Samuel 23:2 (for ׳יִשׂ׳א, "" ׳צוּר יִשׂ) ᵑ9 HPS; ׳קְדוֺשׁ יַע Isaiah 29:23 ("" ׳יִשׂ׳א); ׳מֶלֶךְ יַע Isaiah 41:21 ("" יהוה). — On יַעֲקֹב see especially Dr 'Jacob' in Hastings Dict. Bib. ii. 526 ff.

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Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

יַעֲקֹב (“taking hold of the heel, supplanter, layer of snares,” comp. Genesis 25:26, 27:36 Hosea 12:4), pr.n. Jacob, the younger of the twin sons of Isaac; also called Israel (יִשְׂרָאֵל); the ancestor of the nation of Israel, -Gen. 2550. אֱלֹהֵי יַעֲקֹב the God of Jacob, i.e. Jehovah, Isaiah 2:3; Psalms 20:2. בֵּית יַעֲקֹב and simply יַעֲקֹב the house or family of Jacob; poetically used of the people of Israel, i.q. יִשְׂרָאֵל, בְּנֵי יִשְׂרָאֵל compare עֵשָׂו. Used of the land of Israel, Genesis 49:7 elsewhere used of the whole people regarded as one person, e.g. Isa 41:1-29, 43, 44, 45, etc.; rarely used of the kingdom of Ephraim, Hosea 12:3; Micah 1:5; Isaiah 17:4 or even, as also Israel is used in the later books, of the kingdom of Judah, Obadiah 1:18; Nahum 2:3.

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List of Word Forms
בְּֽיַעֲקֹ֗ב בְּיַֽעֲקֹ֑ב בְּיַעֲקֹ֑ב בְּיַעֲקֹ֔ב בְּיַעֲקֹ֣ב בְּיַעֲקֹ֤ב ׀ בְּיַעֲקֹב֙ בְיַעֲקֹ֑ב ביעקב וְ֝יַעֲקֹ֗ב וְיַֽעֲקֹ֑ב וְיַֽעֲקֹ֔ב וְיַעֲקֹ֑ב וְיַעֲקֹ֖ב וְיַעֲקֹ֗ב וְיַעֲקֹ֞ב וְיַעֲקֹ֣ב וְיַעֲקֹ֥ב וְיַעֲקֹב֙ וּֽלְיַעֲקֹ֑ב וּֽלְיַעֲקֹ֖ב וּֽלְיַעֲקֹֽב׃ וּֽלְיַעֲקֹב֙ ויעקב וליעקב וליעקב׃ יַ֝עֲקֹ֗ב יַ֠עֲקֹב יַֽעֲק֔וֹב יַֽעֲקֹ֑ב יַֽעֲקֹ֔ב יַֽעֲקֹ֣ב יַֽעֲקֹב֙ יַעֲק֑וֹב יַעֲק֗וֹב יַעֲק֛וֹב יַעֲקֹ֑ב יַעֲקֹ֔ב יַעֲקֹ֖ב יַעֲקֹ֗ב יַעֲקֹ֛ב יַעֲקֹ֜ב יַעֲקֹ֣ב יַעֲקֹ֣ב ׀ יַעֲקֹ֤ב יַעֲקֹ֥ב יַעֲקֹ֧ב יַעֲקֹ֨ב יַעֲקֹֽב׃ יַעֲקֹב֒ יַעֲקֹב֙ יַעֲקֹב֮ יַעֲקוֹב֩ יעקב יעקב׃ יעקוב לְּיַעֲקֹֽב׃ לְיַֽעֲקֹ֔ב לְיַֽעֲקֹב֙ לְיַעֲקֹ֑ב לְיַעֲקֹ֔ב לְיַעֲקֹ֖ב לְיַעֲקֹ֣ב לְיַעֲקֹ֤ב לְיַעֲקֹ֥ב לְיַעֲקֹֽב׃ לְיַעֲקֹב֙ ליעקב ליעקב׃ מִֽיַּעֲקֹ֑ב מִֽיַּעֲקֹ֗ב מִֽיַּעֲקֹב֙ מיעקב bə·ya·‘ă·qōḇ ḇə·ya·‘ă·qōḇ bəya‘ăqōḇ ḇəya‘ăqōḇ beyaaKo lə·ya·‘ă·qōḇ ləya‘ăqōḇ leyaaKo mî·ya·‘ă·qōḇ mîya‘ăqōḇ miyaaKo ū·lə·ya·‘ă·qōḇ ūləya‘ăqōḇ uleyaako veyaaKo wə·ya·‘ă·qōḇ wəya‘ăqōḇ ya‘ăqōḇ ya‘ăqōwḇ ya·‘ă·qō·wḇ ya·‘ă·qōḇ yaaKo yaaKov

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