Jacob (disambiguation)

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*St. Jacob, the Virgin-Martyr (B) ([[September 22]] and [[October 10]])
 
*St. Jacob, the Virgin-Martyr (B) ([[September 22]] and [[October 10]])
 
*'''Apostle Jacob''' ([[October 9]] and [[June 30]]), see also '''[[Apostle James (son of Alphaeus)]]'''
 
*'''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]]
 
*St. Jacob, Bishop of Migdonia ([[October 31]]), Gr. Μυγδονίας
 
*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]])
  
*St. Jacob the Brother of God (Gr. Άδελφοθέου), see [[Apostle James the Just]] (Sunday after Christmas or [[December 26]] or [[December 30]] and [[October 23]])
 
  
 
==See also==
 
==See also==

Revision as of 19:23, 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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