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Contemporary Examples of jacob
Jacob Cordova, 27, is the latest activist to be jailed for their activities.Texas Gun Slingers Police the Police—With a Black Panthers Tactic
January 2, 2015
First, the ghost of his departed partner, Jacob Marley, comes calling, his face emerging from the doorknob.How Dickens and Scrooge Saved Christmas
December 22, 2014
He paid his own way, joining older brother Jacob who had escaped to the Windy City earlier that year.‘The Harness Maker’s Dream:’ The Unlikely Ranch King of Texas
September 20, 2014
“It could not do much when it was in survival mode, but if did survive,” says Princeton Professor Jacob Shapiro.Why ISIS Keeps Running Circles Around Us, Just Like Al Qaeda Did Before 9/11
September 11, 2014
Jacob: As a woman, you have to do your job a hundred times better.The Ladies Disrupting the Bartender Boys’ Club
September 7, 2014
Historical Examples of jacob
A few words with her captain, Jacob Smith, told them the worst.Fair Margaret
H. Rider Haggard
Jacob was tall and snuff-colored, a widower of three years' standing.
Jacob set down his milk pail, and followed her into the Veaseys' kitchen.
Jacob followed her into the sick-room, and Adam weakly shuffled in behind.
So Jacob said; but he was a man of tepid words, and perhaps he remembered the message too coldly.
Word Origin for Jacob
masc. proper name, name of Old Testament patriarch, son of Isaac and Rebecca and father of the founders of the twelve tribes, from Late Latin Iacobus, from Greek Iakobos, from Hebrew Ya'aqobh, literally "one that takes by the heel" (Gen. xxviii:12), a derivative of 'aqebh "heel." The most popular name for boys born in the U.S. from 1999 through 2008. Jacob's ladder, in various transferred uses from 1733, is from Gen. xxviii:12.