Another form of Jacob. The name of several biblical personages:

  1. The head of one of the families of Nethinim.1
  2. A Levite who kept the gate of the temple after the return from Babylon.2
  3. A descendant of David.3



  1. Ezra 2:45.
  2. 1 Chr. 9:17; Ezra 2:42; Neh. 7:45.
  3. 1 Chr. 3:24.


  • Easton, M.G. (1897). Easton's Bible Dictionary. New York: Harper & Brothers.

This article incorporates text from Easton’s Bible Dictionary (1897) by M.G. Easton, which is in the public domain.