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Definitions of Jacob:
  • noun:   (Old Testament) son of Isaac; brother of Esau; father of the twelve patriarchs of Israel; Jacob wrestled with God and forced God to bless him, so God gave Jacob the new name of Israel (meaning `one who has been strong against God')
  • noun:   French biochemist who (with Jacques Monod) studied regulatory processes in cells (born in 1920)
  • name:  A male given name (common: 1 in 606 males; popularity rank in the U.S.: #122)
  • name:  A surname (common: 1 in 14285 families; popularity rank in the U.S.: #1894)

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See Jacob used in context: 23 poetry verses, 2 Shakespeare works, 138 Bible passages, 25 definitions

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