[jak-ee] /ˈdʒæk i/
[French zhak-mel] /French ʒakˈmɛl/ noun 1. a seaport in S Haiti.
[jey-kuh b for 1, 3; French zha-kawb for 2] /ˈdʒeɪ kəb for 1, 3; French ʒaˈkɔb for 2/ noun 1. the second son of Isaac, the twin brother of Esau, and father of the 12 patriarchs. Gen. 25:24–34. 2. François [frahn-swa] /frɑ̃ˈswa/ (Show IPA), 1920–2013, French geneticist: Nobel Prize in Medicine 1965. 3. a male […]
- Jacob and esau
Jacob and Esau [(ee-saw)] The sons of Isaac, who was the son of Abraham. As the eldest son of Isaac, Esau should have inherited the covenant with God that Abraham had passed on to Isaac. But Esau traded his birthright (inheritance) to his younger brother, Jacob, for a “mess of pottage” (a meal of stew) […]
- Jacob ben Asher
[jey-kuh b ben ash-er] /ˈdʒeɪ kəb bɛn ˈæʃ ər/ noun 1. c1269–c1340, Hebrew commentator on the Bible and codifier of Jewish law.