Jacob

In the Old Testament, Hebrew patriarch, son of Isaac and Rebecca, who obtained the rights of seniority from his twin brother Esau by trickery. He married his cousins Leah and Rachel, serving their...
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Jacob

Ja'cob noun [ Confer French Jacob . See 2d Jack .] A Hebrew patriarch (son of Isaac, and ancestor of the Jews), who in a vision saw a ladder reaching up to heaven ( Gen. xxviii. 12 ); -- also called Israel . « And Jacob said . . . with my staff I passed over thi...
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Jacob

• (n.) A Hebrew patriarch (son of Isaac, and ancestor of the Jews), who in a vision saw a ladder reaching up to heaven (Gen. xxviii. 12); -- also called Israel.
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Jacob

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Jacob

Hebrew patriarch who was the grandson of Abraham, the son of Isaac and Rebekah, and the traditional ancestor of the people of Israel. Stories about ... [8 related articles]
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Jacob

Jacob is slang for a ladder.
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Jacob

Jacob (jā'kub) , in the Bible, ancestor of the Hebrews, the younger of Isaac and Rebecca's twin sons; the older was Esau. In exchange for a bowl of lentil soup, Jacob obtained Esau's birthright and, with his mother's help, received the blessing that the dying Isaac had intended for his old...
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Jacob

The Jacob is a British breed of sheep. Slight of build, with the narrow, lean carcass typical of some of the ancient British breeds, they are immediately noticeable due to their black and white fleeces and prominent horns. Both males and females are horned, sporting two, four and occasionally six horns. Most striking to many people are four-horned ...
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Jacob

Jacob is a biblical character, the son of Isaac, grandson of Abraham and the patriarch of the nation of Israel. Having craftily obtained from the blind and infirm Isaac the blessing of the first-born in place of his brother Esau, he was obliged to flee from the anger of his brother, and took up his abode with his uncle Laban. Here he served twenty ...
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Jacob

In the Old Testament, Hebrew patriarch, son of Isaac and Rebecca, who obtained the rights of seniority from his twin brother Esau by trickery. He married his cousins Leah and Rachel, serving their father Laban seven years for each, and at the time of famine in Canaan joined his son Joseph in Egypt. His 12 sons were the traditional ancestors of the ...
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Jacob

[clothing retailer] Jacob (formally known as Boutique Jacob, Inc) is a private Canadian affordable women`s and girls` clothing store chain based out of Montreal, Quebec. Jacob stores, which number over 200, are all over Canada, usually in malls. In addition to its main brand Jacob, the company operate under the banners Jacob Connexion, Jaco...
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Jacob

In the Hebrew Bible, he is the son of Isaac and Rebekah, the grandson of Abraham, Sarah and of Bethuel, and the younger twin brother of Esau. Jacob had twelve sons and at least one daughter, by his two wives, Leah and Rachel, and by their handmaidens Bilhah and Zilpah. The children named in Genesis were Reuben, Simeon, Levi, Judah, Dan, Naphtali, ...
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Jacob

Famous Branded wine the Australian Fima Orlando ; see there.
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Jacob

The grandson of Abraham, Jacob is the third patriarch of the Israelite people and the father of the twelve sons who form the tribes of Israel. Jacob experiences a life fraught with deception, bewilderment, and change. He steals his brother Esau
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Jacob

Jacob is a Hebrew name for boys. The meaning is `conqueror, occupier` The name Jacob is most commonly given to English and Welsh boys. Jacob is at number 11 in the top 50 of English and Welsh boys (average of 10 years data) Use for the other sex: Jacqueline, Jakoba What do they use in other countries? Jaya (Indian) Jai (Indian) Jae Kobi (German) Ja...
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Jacob

The son of Isaac
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