- (Hebrew), Jacob, (a) the patriarch, son of Isaac, (b) father of Joseph, the husband of Mary.
- Ἰακώβ, ὁ indecl. (Heb. יַעֲקֹב),
__1. The patriarch:, al; as in Heb. (cf.
RefsMat.1:2 8:11, Jhn.4:5-6, Act.7:8), of his descendants, Rom.11:26 (LXX).
RefsNum.23:7, Isa.41:8, Sir.23:12, al.
__2. The father-in-law of Mary: Mat.1:15-16 (on the form as distinct from that of the next word, see Deiss., BS, 3161)
2) the father of Joseph, the husband of Mary
Of Hebrew origin [H3290]; Jacob (that is, Ja'akob), the pogenitor of the Israelites; also an Israelite
KJV Usage: Jacob.