Name Meaning and Biblical Context of Jacob

Name Jacob     (Add to Favourite List?)
Gender Male
Meaning To follow, to succeed, supplanter.
Biblical context The Biblical baby name Jacob is Hebrew in origin and it's meaning is one who follows on another's heels or supplanter.

Jacob is pronounced jay-kob.

Jacob was the second son of Isaac and Rebecca, grandson of Abraham and Sarah. Jacob's older twin brother was Esau.

Jacob was married to the sisters Leah and Rachael, and also had two concubines Bilhah and Zilpah. Jacob had twelve sons and one daughter - Reuben, Simeon, Levi, Judah, Zebulun, Issachar, Dan, Gad, Asher, Naphtali, Joseph, Benjamin and Dinah.

Biblical reference for baby name Jacob:

Strong's Bible concordance H3290

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