🔼The name Jaakobah in the Bible
The name Jaakobah occurs only once in the Bible, although this name is highly similar to the name Jacob (which should be pronounced as Jaacob; Jaakobah has all the qualities of being the feminine form of Jacob), and the name Akkub. Jaakobah is a family leader of the tribe of Simeon (1 Chronicles 4:36).
🔼Etymology of the name Jaakobah
The name Jaakobah comes from the Hebrew verb עקב (aqab) meaning to take by the heel or supplant:
For a meaning of the name Jaakobah, NOBSE Study Bible Name List reads Heel Catcher, and Jones' Dictionary of Old Testament Proper Names has A Heeler or Supplanter.