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People/Characters: Jacob

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Character description

1. (Biblical character) Jacob (/ˈdʒeɪkəb/; Hebrew: יַעֲקֹב‎, Tiberian: Ya'ăqōḇ; Arabic: يَعْقُوب‎ Yaʿqūb, Greek: Ἰακώβ, Iakṓb), later given the name Israel, is regarded as a patriarch of the Israelites and is an important figure in Abrahamic religions, such as Judaism, Christianity, and Islam.

Jacob first appears in the Book of Genesis, where he is described as the son of Isaac and Rebecca, and the grandson of Abraham, Sarah and Bethuel. According to the biblical account, he was the second-born of Isaac's children, the elder being Jacob's fraternal twin brother, Esau. He had four wives, twelve sons, and at least one daughter.

Later in the narrative, following a severe drought in his homeland of Canaan, Jacob and his descendants, with the help of his son Joseph (who had become a confidante of the pharaoh), moved to Egypt where Jacob died at the age of 147. He is supposed to have been buried in the Cave of Machpelah.

2. (Fictitious character) In Jane Igharo's Ties that Tether, Jacob is a
the cousin of the main female character, Azere and her sister Efe. They are Edos from Nigeria. When her father, the younger brother of Jacob's father, died, leaving a widow and two daughters, Jacob's father brought them to live with him in Canada. Jacob is more like a brother to his cousins.

3. (Fictitious character) In Adam Gidwitz's The Inquisitor's tale, in 1242, Jacob is a Jewish refugee fleeing his village, burned by attacking Christians. He joins forces with two other children, William, an oblate on a mission from his monastery, and Jeanne, a peasant girl concealing her prophetic visions, and her dog Gwenforte.

4. (Fictitious character) In Sarah and Ian Hoffman's Jacob's New Dress, Jacob's Room to Choose, Jacob's School Play, Jacob who wants to wear dresses to school and use the girl's bathroom, also introduces readers to other LGBTQIA+ issues like pronouns.

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