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Definition 1: (Old Testament) son of Isaac; brother of Esau; father of the twelve patriarchs of Israel; Jacob wrestled with God and forced God to bless him, so God gave Jacob the new name of Israel (meaning `one who has been strong against God') - [noun denoting person]

(jacob is a kind of ...) any of the early biblical characters regarded as fathers of the human race

(jacob belongs to category ...) the collection of books comprising the sacred scripture of the Hebrews and recording their history as the chosen people; the first half of the Christian Bible

Definition 2: French biochemist who (with Jacques Monod) studied regulatory processes in cells (born in 1920) - [noun denoting person]

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(jacob is an instance of ...) someone with special training in biochemistry

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