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Lexicon :: Strong's H3290 - yaʿăqōḇ

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Part of Speech
proper masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Strong’s Definitions

יַעֲקֹב Yaʻăqôb, yah-ak-obe'; from H6117; heel-catcher (i.e. supplanter); Jaakob, the Israelitish patriarch:—Jacob.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 349x

The KJV translates Strong's H3290 in the following manner: Jacob (349x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 349x
The KJV translates Strong's H3290 in the following manner: Jacob (349x).
  1. Jacob = "heel holder" or "supplanter"

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

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
יַעֲקֹב Yaʻăqôb, yah-ak-obe'; from H6117; heel-catcher (i.e. supplanter); Jaakob, the Israelitish patriarch:—Jacob.
STRONGS H3290: Abbreviations
יַּעֲקב 344, יַעֲקוֺב 5 proper name, masculine and of a people Jacob, Ιακωβ, son of Isaac and Rebekah, father of tribes of Israel (explanation from עָקֵב heel Genesis 25:26; Hosea 12:4; i.e. supplanter; compare with עָקַב overreach Genesis 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‘ḳubilu, Pinches in HomAHT 61, 96, 112; hence OT יַעֲקֹב perhaps originally יעקבקל or the like. compare Palmyrene proper name בלעקב, עתעקב); — יַעֲקוֺב Jeremiah 30:18 + 3 times Jeremiah Leviticus 26:42; יַעֲקֹב + 215 times Hexateuch (chiefly J E; + 180 times Genesis, once Leviticus, etc.), + 34 times Psalms, + 42 times Isaiah (27 times Isaiah 40-66), etc.; —
1. as proper name, masculine Genesis 25:26 + 205 times (+ אַבְרָהָם, יִצְחָק + 19 times); also בֵּית יַע׳ of people (see בַּיִת 5d (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 (approximately + 100 times; poetry and prophets) Numbers 24:5, 19; Deuteronomy 32:9; Psalm 44:5; Isaiah 10:21; Isaiah 17:4; Jeremiah 10:25; Jeremiah 30:7 +; || יִשְׂרָאֵל Numbers 23:7; Deuteronomy 33:10; Isaiah 14:1; Psalm 14:7 + approximately + 35 times; specifically of Northern Israel Amos 7:2, 5; Hosea 12:13 (+ Hosea 10:11; Hosea 12:3 probably, see Now), Micah 1:5 (twice in verse); Isaiah 9:7; of Judah Micah 3:1, 8; Obadiah 10; Isaiah 65:9; Malachi 2:12 + others post-exilic; גְּאוֺן יַע׳ see גָּאוֺן; אֵל יַע׳ Psalm 146:5, אֱלוֺהַּ יַע׳ Psalm 114:7; אֱלֹהֵי יַע׳ 2 Samuel 23:1; Isaiah 2:3 = Micah 4:2 +9 times Psalms + Psalm 24:6 (יַע׳ א׳ for MT יַע׳ alone), so Greek Version of the LXX Syriac Version Vulgate Ew Ol Hup Bae We Che and others; read יַע׳ א׳ also probably 2 Samuel 23:2 (for יִשׂ׳ א׳, || צוּר יִשׂ׳) Vulgate HPS; קְדוֺשׁ יַע׳ Isaiah 29:23 (|| יִשׂ׳ א׳); מֶלֶךְ יַע׳ Isaiah 41:21 (|| יהוה). — On יַעֲקֹב see especially Dr 'Jacob' in HastingsDict. Bib. ii. 526 ff.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


25:26; 25:26; 27:36




23:7; 24:5; 24:19


32:9; 33:10

2 Samuel

23:1; 23:2


14:7; 24:6; 44:5; 114:7; 146:5


2:3; 9:7; 10:21; 14:1; 17:4; 29:23; 41:21; 65:9


10:25; 30:7; 30:18


10:11; 12:3; 12:4; 12:13


7:2; 7:5




1:5; 3:1; 3:8; 4:2



Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H3290 matches the Hebrew יַעֲקֹב (yaʿăqōḇ),
which occurs 349 times in 319 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Page 1 / 7 (Gen 25:26–Gen 30:19)

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 25:26 - And after that came his brother out, and his hand took hold on Esau's heel; and his name was called Jacob: H3290 and Isaac was threescore years old when she bare them.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 25:27 - And the boys grew: and Esau was a cunning hunter, a man of the field; and Jacob H3290 was a plain man, dwelling in tents.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 25:28 - And Isaac loved Esau, because he did eat of his venison: but Rebekah loved Jacob. H3290
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 25:29 - And Jacob H3290 sod pottage: and Esau came from the field, and he was faint:
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 25:30 - And Esau said to Jacob, H3290 Feed me, I pray thee, with that same red pottage; for I am faint: therefore was his name called Edom.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 25:31 - And Jacob H3290 said, Sell me this day thy birthright.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 25:33 - And Jacob H3290 said, Swear to me this day; and he sware unto him: and he sold his birthright unto Jacob. H3290
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 25:34 - Then Jacob H3290 gave Esau bread and pottage of lentiles; and he did eat and drink, and rose up, and went his way: thus Esau despised his birthright.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 27:6 - And Rebekah spake unto Jacob H3290 her son, saying, Behold, I heard thy father speak unto Esau thy brother, saying,
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 27:11 - And Jacob H3290 said to Rebekah his mother, Behold, Esau my brother is a hairy man, and I am a smooth man:
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 27:15 - And Rebekah took goodly raiment of her eldest son Esau, which were with her in the house, and put them upon Jacob H3290 her younger son:
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 27:17 - And she gave the savoury meat and the bread, which she had prepared, into the hand of her son Jacob. H3290
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 27:19 - And Jacob H3290 said unto his father, I am Esau thy firstborn; I have done according as thou badest me: arise, I pray thee, sit and eat of my venison, that thy soul may bless me.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 27:21 - And Isaac said unto Jacob, H3290 Come near, I pray thee, that I may feel thee, my son, whether thou be my very son Esau or not.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 27:22 - And Jacob H3290 went near unto Isaac his father; and he felt him, and said, The voice is Jacob's H3290 voice, but the hands are the hands of Esau.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 27:30 - And it came to pass, as soon as Isaac had made an end of blessing Jacob, H3290 and Jacob H3290 was yet scarce gone out from the presence of Isaac his father, that Esau his brother came in from his hunting.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 27:36 - And he said, Is not he rightly named Jacob? H3290 for he hath supplanted me these two times: he took away my birthright; and, behold, now he hath taken away my blessing. And he said, Hast thou not reserved a blessing for me?
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 27:41 - And Esau hated Jacob H3290 because of the blessing wherewith his father blessed him: and Esau said in his heart, The days of mourning for my father are at hand; then will I slay my brother Jacob. H3290
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 27:42 - And these words of Esau her elder son were told to Rebekah: and she sent and called Jacob H3290 her younger son, and said unto him, Behold, thy brother Esau, as touching thee, doth comfort himself, purposing to kill thee.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 27:46 - And Rebekah said to Isaac, I am weary of my life because of the daughters of Heth: if Jacob H3290 take a wife of the daughters of Heth, such as these which are of the daughters of the land, what good shall my life do me?
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 28:1 - And Isaac called Jacob, H3290 and blessed him, and charged him, and said unto him, Thou shalt not take a wife of the daughters of Canaan.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 28:5 - And Isaac sent away Jacob: H3290 and he went to Padanaram unto Laban, son of Bethuel the Syrian, the brother of Rebekah, Jacob's H3290 and Esau's mother.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 28:6 - When Esau saw that Isaac had blessed Jacob, H3290 and sent him away to Padanaram, to take him a wife from thence; and that as he blessed him he gave him a charge, saying, Thou shalt not take a wife of the daughters of Canaan;
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 28:7 - And that Jacob H3290 obeyed his father and his mother, and was gone to Padanaram;
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 28:10 - And Jacob H3290 went out from Beersheba, and went toward Haran.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 28:16 - And Jacob H3290 awaked out of his sleep, and he said, Surely the LORD is in this place; and I knew it not.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 28:18 - And Jacob H3290 rose up early in the morning, and took the stone that he had put for his pillows, and set it up for a pillar, and poured oil upon the top of it.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 28:20 - And Jacob H3290 vowed a vow, saying, If God will be with me, and will keep me in this way that I go, and will give me bread to eat, and raiment to put on,
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 29:1 - Then Jacob H3290 went on his journey, and came into the land of the people of the east.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 29:4 - And Jacob H3290 said unto them, My brethren, whence be ye? And they said, Of Haran are we.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 29:10 - And it came to pass, when Jacob H3290 saw Rachel the daughter of Laban his mother's brother, and the sheep of Laban his mother's brother, that Jacob H3290 went near, and rolled the stone from the well's mouth, and watered the flock of Laban his mother's brother.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 29:11 - And Jacob H3290 kissed Rachel, and lifted up his voice, and wept.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 29:12 - And Jacob H3290 told Rachel that he was her father's brother, and that he was Rebekah's son: and she ran and told her father.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 29:13 - And it came to pass, when Laban heard the tidings of Jacob H3290 his sister's son, that he ran to meet him, and embraced him, and kissed him, and brought him to his house. And he told Laban all these things.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 29:15 - And Laban said unto Jacob, H3290 Because thou art my brother, shouldest thou therefore serve me for nought? tell me, what shall thy wages be?
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 29:18 - And Jacob H3290 loved Rachel; and said, I will serve thee seven years for Rachel thy younger daughter.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 29:20 - And Jacob H3290 served seven years for Rachel; and they seemed unto him but a few days, for the love he had to her.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 29:21 - And Jacob H3290 said unto Laban, Give me my wife, for my days are fulfilled, that I may go in unto her.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 29:28 - And Jacob H3290 did so, and fulfilled her week: and he gave him Rachel his daughter to wife also.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 30:1 - And when Rachel saw that she bare Jacob H3290 no children, Rachel envied her sister; and said unto Jacob, H3290 Give me children, or else I die.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 30:2 - And Jacob's H3290 anger was kindled against Rachel: and he said, Am I in God's stead, who hath withheld from thee the fruit of the womb?
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 30:4 - And she gave him Bilhah her handmaid to wife: and Jacob H3290 went in unto her.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 30:5 - And Bilhah conceived, and bare Jacob H3290 a son.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 30:7 - And Bilhah Rachel's maid conceived again, and bare Jacob H3290 a second son.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 30:9 - When Leah saw that she had left bearing, she took Zilpah her maid, and gave her Jacob H3290 to wife.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 30:10 - And Zilpah Leah's maid bare Jacob H3290 a son.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 30:12 - And Zilpah Leah's maid bare Jacob H3290 a second son.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 30:16 - And Jacob H3290 came out of the field in the evening, and Leah went out to meet him, and said, Thou must come in unto me; for surely I have hired thee with my son's mandrakes. And he lay with her that night.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 30:17 - And God hearkened unto Leah, and she conceived, and bare Jacob H3290 the fifth son.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 30:19 - And Leah conceived again, and bare Jacob H3290 the sixth son.

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