Word Summary
Yaaqob: a son of Isaac, also his desc
Original Word: יַעֲקֹב
Transliteration: Yaaqob
Phonetic Spelling: (yah-ak-obe')
Part of Speech: Proper Name Masculine
Short Definition: a son of Isaac, also his desc
Meaning: Jacob -- a son of Isaac, also his desc
Strong's Concordance

From aqab; heel-catcher (i.e. Supplanter); Jaakob, the Israelitish patriarch -- Jacob.

see HEBREW aqab


H3290. Yaaqob

יַּעֲקב344, יַעֲקוֺב5

proper name, masculine and

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

proper name, masculine Genesis 25:26 205t. (+ יִצְחָק אַבְרָהָם,‎19t.); also יַע ׳בֵּית‎ of people (see בַּיִת5d (γ)), יַע ׳בְּנֵי‎ (see בֵּן1j (β)), יַע ׳זֶרַע‎ (see זֶרַע4f), יַע ׳עֵין‎ (see עַיִן‎ ), etc. 2 as

proper name, of a people (c. 100 t.; poetry and prophets) Numbers 24:5, 19; Deuteronomy 32:9; Psalm 44:5; Isaiah 10:21; 17:4; Jeremiah 10:25; 30:7 +; "" יִשְׂרָאֵלNumbers 23:7; Deuteronomy 33:10; Isaiah 14:1; Psalm 14:7 + approximately 35 t.; specifically of Northern Israel Amos 7:2, 5; Hosea 12:13 (+ 10:11; 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; יַע ׳גְּאוֺן‎ see גָּאוֺן‎; יַע ׳אֵלPsalm 146:5, יַע ׳אֱלוֺהַּ114:7 ; יַע ׳אֱלֹהֵי2 Samuel 23:1; Isaiah 2:3 = Micah 4:2 9t. Psalms + Psalm 24:6 (׳א ׳יַע‎ for ׳יַע ᵑ0‎ alone), so ᵑ9 ᵑ6 ᵐ5‎ Ew Ol Hup Bae We Che and others; read ׳א ׳יַע‎ also probably 2 Samuel 23:2 (for ׳א ׳יִשׂ‎, "" יִשׂ ׳צוּר‎) ᵑ9‎ HPS; יַע ׳קְדוֺשׁIsaiah 29:23 ("" ׳א ׳יִשׂ‎); יַע ׳מֶלֶךְ41:21 ("" יהוה‎). — On יַעֲקֹב‎ see especially Dr 'Jacob' in HastingsDict. Bib. ii. 526 ff.