Meaning of the name Jacob:
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Gender: Male
Usage: English, Dutch, Scandinavian, Biblical
the coolest person you know
Jacob actually means grabber because when he was born he was holding his twin brother Esau's heel. Jacob also means dreamer, God gave Jacob dreams while he slept and that is where Jacob can from
It's mean loving awesome fine person
It means the loveiest beast to ever walk this earth
jacob is so lovey
the guy have a crush on :O HAHA hes funny,HOT,and a ah-mazing athlete!!!!!! :) and he lkes me 2..atleast thts what this friend told me
It means the best boyfriend in the word and a lovey beast ;)
Jacob means the nicest guy evar.
the guys gaey, u fckin idiots with no life
nah hes ghay
This article is about the patriarch. For other uses, see Jacob (disambiguation).JacobJacob wrestling with an angel, as imagined in a Bible illustrationProphet, Third Hebrew Patriarch, Seer, Israel, Father of the Tribes, Holy Forefather, 'Possessor of Power and Vision'Bornc. 2000 B.C.E.CanaanDied1853 B.C.EEgyptHonored inJudaismChristianityIslamMajor shrineCave of the Patriarchs, HebronInfluencesHis forefathers Abraham and IsaacInfluencedTwelve Tribes of Israel as well as many Jews, Christians and MuslimsJacob ( /dekb/; (helpinfo), Standard Yaakov, Tiberian Yaq; Septuagint Greek: Iakb; Arabic: Yaqb) "heel" or "leg-puller"), also later known as Israel (Hebrew: , Standard Yisrael, Tiberian Yirl; Septuagint Greek: Isral; Arabic: Isrl; "persevere with God"[1]), as described in the Hebrew Bible, the Talmud, the New Testament and the Qur'an was the third patriarch of the Hebrew people with whom God made a covenant, and ancestor of the tribes of Israel, which were named after his descendants.In the Hebrew Bible, he is the son of Isaac and Rebekah, the grandson of Abraham and Sarah and of Bethuel, and the younger twin brother of Esau. He had twelve sons and at least one daughter, by his two wives, Leah and Rachel, and by their maidservants Bilhah and Zilpah. The children named in Genesis were Reuben, Simeon, Levi, Judah, Dan, Naphtali, Gad, Asher, Issachar, Zebulun, daughter Dinah, Joseph, and Benjamin.[2][3]Before the birth of Benjamin, Jacob is renamed "Israel" by an angel (Genesis 32:28-29 and 35:10). The name "Israel" can be translated as "God contended",[4] but other meanings have also been suggested. Some commentators say the name comes from the verb arar ("to rule, be strong, have authority over"), thereby making the name mean "God rules" or "God judges".[5] Other possible meanings include "the prince of God" (from the King James Version) or "El fights/struggles".[6]As a result of a severe drought in Canaan, Jacob moved to Egypt at the time when his son Joseph was viceroy. Jacob died there 17 years later, and Joseph carried Jacob's remains to the land of Canaan, where he gave them stately burial in the same Cave of Machpelah as were buried Abraham, Sarah, Isaac, Rebekah and Jacob's wife Leah (Genesis 49:29-
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