BDB6317 [H3290]

יַּעֲקב344, יַעֲקוֺב5 proper name, masculine and of a people Jacob, Ιακωβ, son of Isaac and Rebekah, father of tribes of Israel (explanation from עָקֵב heel Gen 25:26; Hos 12:4 i.e. supplanter; compare with עָקַב overreach Gen 27:36 one closely following according to LagBN 127; connection with Palestinian city (?) called in Egyptian Y±kb'ara (i.e. יַעֲקֹבאֵֿל) is obscure; compare MeyZAW vi.1 ff. WMMAs.u.Eur.162 ff. JenZA x(1895-6), 347 ff.; see also Babylonian proper name, masculine Ya±‡ubilu, Pinches in HomAHT 61, 96, 112; hence OT יַעֲקֹב perhaps originally יעקבקל or the like. compare Palmyrene proper name בלעקב, עתעקב); — יַעֲקוֺב Jer 30:18 + 3 t. Jeremiah Lev 26:42 יַעֲקֹב 215 t. Hexateuch (chiefly J E; 180 t. Genesis, once Leviticus, etc.), 34 t. Psalms, 42 t. Isaiah (27 t. 40-66), etc.; —

1. as proper name, masculine Gen 25:26 + 205 t. (+ אַבְרָהָם, יִצְחָק19 t.); also ׳בֵּית יַע of people (see בַּיִת 5 d (γ)), ׳בְּנֵי יַע (see בֵּן 1 j (β)), ׳זֶרַע יַע (see זֶרַע 4 f), ׳עֵין יַע (see עַיִן ), etc.
2. as proper name, of a people (c. 100 t.; poetry and prophets) Num 24:5; Num 24:19; Deut 32:9; Ps 44:5; Isa 10:21; Isa 17:4; Jer 10:25; Jer 30:7 +; || יִשְׂרָאֵל Num 23:7; Deut 33:10; Isa 14:1; Ps 14:7 + approximately 35 t.; specifically of Northern Israel Amos 7:2; Amos 7:5; Hos 12:13 (+ Hos 10:11; Hos 12:3 probably, see Now), Mic 1:5 (twice in verse); Isa 9:7 of Judah Mic 3:1; Mic 3:8; Obad 1:10; Isa 65:9; Mal 2:12 + al. post-exilic; ׳גְּאוֺן יַע see גָּאוֺן; ׳אֵל יַע Ps 146:5, ׳אֱלוֺהַּ יַע Ps 114:7 ; ׳אֱלֹהֵי יַע 2Sam 23:1; Isa 2:3 = Mic 4:2 + 9 t. Psalms + Ps 24:6 (׳יַע ׳א for ᵑ0 ׳יַע alone), so ᵐ5 ᵑ6 ᵑ9 Ew Ol Hup Bae We Che and others; read ׳יַע ׳א also probably 2Sam 23:2 (for ׳יִשׂ ׳א, || ׳צוּר יִשׂ) ᵑ9 HPS; ׳קְדוֺשׁ יַע Isa 29:23 (|| ׳יִשׂ ׳א); ׳מֶלֶךְ יַע Isa 41:21 (|| יהוה). — On יַעֲקֹב see especially Dr 'Jacob' in HastingsDict. Bib. ii. 526 ff.


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