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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 - Afterward his brother came forth with his hand holding on to Esau’s heel, so his name was called [fn]Jacob H3290; and Isaac was sixty years old when she gave birth to them.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 25:27 -

And the boys grew up; Esau became a skillful hunter, a man of the field, but Jacob H3290 was a [fn]peaceful man, [fn]living in tents.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 25:28 - Isaac loved Esau because [fn]he had an appetite for hunted game, but Rebekah loved Jacob H3290.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 25:29 -

And Jacob H3290 had cooked stew. And Esau came in from the field, and he was [fn]famished.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 25:30 - Then Esau said to Jacob H3290, “Please give me a swallow from the red stuff[fn]this red stuff, for I am [fn]famished.” Therefore his name was called [fn]Edom.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 25:31 - But Jacob H3290 said, “[fn]First sell me your birthright.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 25:33 - And Jacob H3290 said, “[fn]First swear to me”; so he swore to him and sold his birthright to Jacob H3290.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 25:34 - So Jacob H3290 gave Esau bread and lentil stew; and he ate and drank and rose and went away. Thus Esau despised his birthright.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 27:6 - But Rebekah spoke to her son Jacob H3290, saying, “Behold, I heard your father speaking to your brother Esau, saying,
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 27:11 - Then Jacob H3290 [fn]answered his mother Rebekah, “Behold, Esau my brother is a hairy man, and I am a smooth man.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 27:15 - Then Rebekah took the [fn]best garments of Esau her elder son, which were with her in the house, and she put them on Jacob H3290 her younger son.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 27:17 - She also gave the savory dish and the bread, which she had prepared into the hand of her son Jacob H3290.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 27:19 - And Jacob H3290 said to his father, “I am Esau your firstborn; I have done as you told me. Rise up, please, sit and eat of my game, that your soul may bless me.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 27:21 - Then Isaac said to Jacob H3290, “Please come near, that I may feel you, my son, whether you are really my son Esau or not.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 27:22 - So Jacob H3290 came near to Isaac his father, and he felt him and said, “The voice is the voice of Jacob H3290, but the hands are the hands of Esau.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 27:30 -

Now it happened that as soon as Isaac had finished blessing Jacob H3290, and Jacob H3290 had hardly gone out from the presence of Isaac his father, that Esau his brother came in from his hunting.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 27:36 - Then he said, “[fn]Is he not rightly named Jacob H3290, for he has supplanted me these two times? He took away my birthright, and behold, now he has taken away my blessing.” And he said, “Have you not reserved a blessing for me?”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 27:41 -

So Esau bore a grudge against Jacob H3290 because of the blessing with which his father had blessed him; and Esau said in his heart, “The days of mourning for my father are near; then I will kill my brother Jacob H3290.”

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 27:42 - Then the words of her elder son Esau were told to Rebekah. So she sent and called her younger son Jacob H3290 and said to him, “Behold, your brother Esau is consoling himself concerning you by planning to kill you.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 27:46 -

Then Rebekah said to Isaac, “I am tired of [fn]living because of the daughters of Heth; if Jacob H3290 takes a wife from the daughters of Heth, like these, from the daughters of the land, what good will my life be to me?”

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 28:1 -

So Isaac called Jacob H3290 and blessed him and commanded him and said to him, “You shall not take a wife from the daughters of Canaan.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 28:5 - Then Isaac sent Jacob H3290 away, and he went to Paddan-aram to Laban, son of Bethuel the Aramean, the brother of Rebekah, the mother of Jacob H3290 and Esau.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 28:6 -

And Esau saw that Isaac had blessed Jacob H3290 and sent him away to Paddan-aram to take for himself a wife from there, and that when he blessed him he commanded him, saying, “You shall not take a wife from the daughters of Canaan,”

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 28:7 - and that Jacob H3290 had listened to his father and his mother and had gone to Paddan-aram.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 28:10 -

Then Jacob H3290 departed from Beersheba and went toward Haran.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 28:16 - Then Jacob H3290 awoke from his sleep and said, “Surely Yahweh is in this place, and I did not know it.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 28:18 -

So Jacob H3290 rose early in the morning and took the stone that he had put [fn]under his head and set it up as a pillar and poured oil on its top.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 28:20 - Then Jacob H3290 made a vow, saying, “If God will be with me and will keep me on this journey on which I am going, and will give me [fn]food to eat and garments to wear,
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 29:1 -

Then Jacob H3290 [fn]took up his journey and came to the land of the sons of the east.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 29:4 -

And Jacob H3290 said to them, “My brothers, where are you from?” And they said, “We are from Haran.”

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 29:10 - Now it happened, when Jacob H3290 saw Rachel the daughter of Laban his mother’s brother and the sheep of Laban his mother’s brother, Jacob H3290 came near and rolled the stone from the mouth of the well and gave water to the flock of Laban his mother’s brother to drink.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 29:11 - Then Jacob H3290 kissed Rachel and lifted his voice and wept.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 29:12 - And Jacob H3290 told Rachel that he was a [fn]relative of her father and that he was Rebekah’s son, and she ran and told her father.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 29:13 -

So it happened that when Laban heard the report of Jacob H3290 his sister’s son, he ran to meet him, and he embraced him and kissed him and brought him to his house. Then he recounted to Laban all these things.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 29:15 -

Then Laban said to Jacob H3290, “Because you are my [fn]relative, should you therefore serve me for nothing? Tell me, what shall your wages be?”

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 29:18 - Now Jacob H3290 loved Rachel, so he said, “I will serve you seven years for your younger daughter Rachel.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 29:20 - So Jacob H3290 served seven years for Rachel, and they were in his sight but a few days because of his love for her.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 29:21 -

Then Jacob H3290 said to Laban, “Give me my wife, for my days are fulfilled, that I may go in to her.”

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 29:28 - And Jacob H3290 did so and fulfilled her week, and he gave him his daughter Rachel as his wife.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 30:1 -

Then Rachel saw that she bore Jacob H3290 no children, so [fn]she became jealous of her sister; and she said to Jacob H3290, “Give me children, or else I die.”

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 30:2 - Then Jacob’s H3290 anger burned against Rachel, and he said, “Am I in the place of God, who has withheld from you the fruit of the womb?”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 30:4 - So she gave him her servant-woman Bilhah as a wife, and Jacob H3290 went in to her.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 30:5 - And Bilhah conceived and bore Jacob H3290 a son.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 30:7 - And Rachel’s servant-woman Bilhah conceived again and bore Jacob H3290 a second son.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 30:9 -

Then Leah saw that she had stopped bearing, so she took her servant-woman Zilpah and gave her to Jacob H3290 as a wife.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 30:10 - And Leah’s servant-woman Zilpah bore Jacob H3290 a son.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 30:12 - And Leah’s servant-woman Zilpah bore Jacob H3290 a second son.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 30:16 - Then Jacob H3290 came in from the field in the evening. And Leah went out to meet him and said, “You must come in to me, for I have surely hired you with my son’s mandrakes.” So he lay with her that night.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 30:17 - And God listened to Leah, and she conceived and bore Jacob H3290 a fifth son.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 30:19 - Then Leah conceived again and bore a sixth son to Jacob H3290.

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