Strong's Concordance, Hebrew Dictionary

Jacob, Jaakob, the Israelitish patriarch, Hebrew: יַעֲקֹב, yaʿăqōb (H3290)

319 King James Bible Verses


Here is Jacob in the Bible. What does the source Hebrew word יַעֲקֹב mean and how is it used in the Bible? Below are the English definition details. Also below are examples within Bible verses highlighted in yellow (follow this link to go there). Tap or hover on blue, underlined words to see more original scripture and meanings. Information sourced from Strong's Concordance[1].

Definition Details

Strong's Number: H3290

Hebrew Base Word: יַעֲקֹב

Part of speech: Proper Name Masculine

Usage: Jacob

Literally: heel holder, supplanter

Definition: Jaakob, the Israelitish patriarch.

Detailed definition:

  1. Son of Isaac, grandson of Abraham, and father of the 12 patriarchs of the tribes of Israel.

Derived terms: From H6117; heel-catcher (i.e., supplanter).


  1. Biblical International Phonetic Alphabet: jɑ.ʕə̆ˈk’ob
  2. Modern International Phonetic Alphabet: jɑ.ʕə̆ˈko̞wv
  3. Transliteration: yaʿăqōb
  4. Biblical Pronunciation: ya-uh-KOBE
  5. Modern Pronunciation: ya-uh-KOVE

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