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'''')
 
 
 
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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==List of [[saints]] called '''Jacob''':==
 
  
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==See also==
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*[[Apostle James]]
  
  

Revision as of 17:53, April 6, 2008

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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