3290. Yaaqob
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Yaaqob: a son of Isaac, also his desc.
Original Word: יַעֲקֹב
Part of Speech: Proper Name Masculine
Transliteration: Yaaqob
Phonetic Spelling: (yah-ak-obe')
Short Definition: Jacob

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from the same as aqeb
a son of Isaac, also his desc.
NASB Translation
Jacob (331), Jacob's (18).

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 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 בלעקב, עתעקב); — יַעֲקוֺב Jeremiah 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. (+ אַבְרָהָם, יִצְחָק19t.); also ׳בֵּית יַע of people (see בַּיִת 5d (γ)), ׳בְּנֵי יַע (see בֵּן 1j (β)), ׳זֶרַע יַע (see זֶרַע 4f), ׳עֵין יַע (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; Isaiah 17:4; Jeremiah 10:25; Jeremiah 30:7 +; "" יִשְׂרָאֵל Numbers 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 (+ 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. Psalms + Psalm 24:6 (׳יַע ׳א for ᵑ0 ׳יַע alone), so ᵐ5 ᵑ6 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 HastingsDict. Bib. ii. 526 ff.


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

see HEBREW aqab

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