יעקוב

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Aramaic[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

יעקוב ‎(transliteration needed)

  1. (biblical) Jacob
  2. A male given name.

Hebrew[edit]

Verb[edit]

יעקוב \ יַעֲקֹב ‎(yaʿaqóv)

  1. Third-person masculine singular future tense (prefix conjugation) of עָקַב ‎(ʿaqáv), to follow.

Judeo-Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic يَعْقُوبُ ‎(yaʿqūbu).

Proper noun[edit]

יעקוב ‎(yaʿqūbu)

  1. Jacob (Biblical character)
    • Exodus 1:1 in Saadia Gaon's Tafsir (circa 10th century)
      הדׄה אסמא בני אסראיל אלדאכׄלין אלי מצר מע יעקוב רגׄל ואלה דכׄלו׃
      hāḏihi ʾasmāʾu banī ʾisrāʾīla ad-dāḵilīna ʾilā miṣra maʿa yaʿqūba rajulun waʾilluhu daḵalū.
      These are the names of the sons of Israel entering Egypt. With Jacob, man and his kin entered: