Examples from the Web for 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|Brandy Zadrozny|January 2, 2015|DAILY BEAST
First, the ghost of his departed partner, Jacob Marley, comes calling, his face emerging from the doorknob.
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|Nick Kotz|September 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“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|Christopher Dickey|September 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Jacob: As a woman, you have to do your job a hundred times better.
Jacob was the author both of commentaries and of scholia on the sacred books; of these specimens are given by Assemani and Wright.
Oh, none, except that my father liked Jacob's political opinions and his views on art.Mr. Pim Passes By|Alan Alexander Milne
They have no nephew; the old man never had but those two children, Jacob and Edward.East Lynne|Mrs. Henry Wood
See Jacob Boehme's view, pp. 94, 95 above, which is identical with that of Blake.Mysticism in English Literature|Caroline F. E. Spurgeon
It struck and injured fatally an innocent outsider, who was taken to the Charity Hospital, in the rue Jacob, and died there.The Real Latin Quarter|F. Berkeley Smith
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.