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Definition:
  • (Old Testament) son of Isaac; brother of Esau; father of the twelve patriarchs of Israel; Jacob wrestled with God and forced God to bless him, so God gave Jacob the new name of Israel (meaning `one who has been strong against God'');
  • French biochemist who (with Jacques Monod) studied regulatory processes in cells (born in 1920);

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    Language Translations:
    Breton: Jakez   Catalan: Jaume  
    Danish: Jacob and Jakob   Dutch: Jakob  
    Finnish: Jaakko and Jaakob   French: Jacob and Jacques  
    Frisian: Japik   Galician: Xaime  
    German: Jakob   Greek: Ιακώβ  
    Hebrew: יעקב   Irish: Séamus  
    Italian: Giacobbe   Latin: Jacobus  
    Maltese: Ġakob   Norwegian: Jakob  
    Polish: Jakub   Portuguese: Jaime  
    Russian: Иаков   Swedish: Jakob  
    Ukrainian: Яків   Vietnamese: Giacôbê  
     
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