Meaning of Jacob
Pronunciation: ( jā'kub for 1, 3 Fr. zha&sylpkôb' for 2), [key]
- the second son of Isaac, the twin brother of Esau, and father of the 12 patriarchs. Gen. 25:24–34.
- born 1920, French geneticist: Nobel prize for medicine 1965.
- a male given name: from a Hebrew word meaning “supplanter.”
- jacob (Thesaurus)