Jacob (disambiguation)

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The name ''''James''', masc. proper name, name of two of Christ's disciples, late 12c. M.E. vernacular form of L.L. ''Jacomus'' (cf. O.Fr. James, Sp. Jaime, It. Giacomo), altered from L. ''Jacobus'' (''see'' ''''Jacob'''')
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The name ''''Jacob'''', masc. proper name, name of O.T. patriarch, son of Isaac and Rebecca and father of the founders of the twelve tribes, from L.L. ''Jacobus'', from Gk. ''Iakobos'', from Heb. ''Ya'aqobh'', lit. '''"one that takes by the heel"''' (Gen. xxviii.12), a derivative of 'aqebh "heel."
 
The name ''''Jacob'''', masc. proper name, name of O.T. patriarch, son of Isaac and Rebecca and father of the founders of the twelve tribes, from L.L. ''Jacobus'', from Gk. ''Iakobos'', from Heb. ''Ya'aqobh'', lit. '''"one that takes by the heel"''' (Gen. xxviii.12), a derivative of 'aqebh "heel."
  
==List of [[saints]] called '''James''':==
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List of [[saints]] with this name:
 
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*Patriarch Jacob, ([[December 1]])
 
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*St. Jacob the deacon, son of Matthan (Sunday before Christmas [[December 18]]) Gr. Ματθάν
==List of [[saints]] called '''Jacob''':==
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*St. Jacob, Bishop of Nisibeos ([[January 13]]), Gr. Νισίβεως
 
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*St. Jacob ([[January 28]])
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*St. Jacob ([[February 6]])
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*St. Jacob ([[February 27]])
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*St. Jacob the Martyr ([[March 7]])
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*St. Jacob the "Omologitis", Gr. Ομολογητής ([[March 21]])
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*St. Jacob the Priest-Martyr ([[April 10]])
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*'''Apostle Jacob''' ([[April 30]] and [[June 30]]), see also '''[[Apostle James (son of Zebedee)]]'''
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*St. Jacob ([[June 13]])
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*St. [[Jacob Netsvetov|Jacob of Alaska]] ([[July 26]])
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*St. Jacob the Martyr ([[August 9]])
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*St. Jacob ([[August 16]])
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*St. Jacob, the Virin-Martyr (A) ([[September 22]] and [[October 10]])
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*St. Jacob, the Virgin-Martyr (B) ([[September 22]] and [[October 10]])
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*'''Apostle Jacob''' ([[October 9]] and [[June 30]]), see also '''[[Apostle James (son of Alphaeus)]]'''
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*St. Jacob ([[October 21]])
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*St. '''Jacob the Brother of God''', Gr. Άδελφοθέου, ([[October 23]]),  see '''[[Apostle James the Just]]''' also commemorated [[December 26]] or [[December 30]]
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*St. Jacob, Bishop of Migdonia ([[October 31]]), Gr. Μυγδονίας
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*St. Jacob, Priest-martyr ([[November 1]]
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*St. Jacob the deacon, Virgin-Martyr ([[November 1]])
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*St. Jacob of Kastoria, Gr. Καστοριά, or from Iveron, Gr. ή Ίβηροσκητιώτης, Virgin New-Martyr ([[November 1]] and [[January 28]] and [[November 2]])
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*St. Jacob the "Anahoritis", Gr. Αναχωρητής, ([[November 26]])
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*St. Jacob, Bishop of Rostovias ([[November 27)) - Russian
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*St. Jacob of Persia the Great-Martyr ([[November 27]])
  
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==See also==
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*[[Apostle James]]
  
 
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The name 'Jacob', masc. proper name, name of O.T. patriarch, son of Isaac and Rebecca and father of the founders of the twelve tribes, from L.L. Jacobus, from Gk. Iakobos, from Heb. Ya'aqobh, lit. "one that takes by the heel" (Gen. xxviii.12), a derivative of 'aqebh "heel."

List of saints with this name:

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