|How to pronounce Yaqub|
YUmmy + IraQ + sOOn + Boy
Each block is a syllable. Thick black border indicates stress/emphasis. Other pronunciations are acceptable.
|Arabic Spelling (How to write Yaqub in Arabic)||يَعْقُوْب|
|Alternate spellings of Yaqub||Yaqoob Ya'qub Ya`qub Yukub Yakub Yakubbe Yakoob Yakob Jakob Yacob Jacob Yakube Yakubb Yakubbe Yakub |
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Meaning of Yaqub
Yaqub (Jacob) is a direct Quranic name for boys that refers to one of the prophets of the Quran, whose name is mentioned 16 times in the Quran. Yaqub is an ancient name that means “successor”, “heir”, “following”, as mentioned in the Bible. Its meaning is not mentioned in the Quran.
We gave him Ishaak and Yaqub and granted prophethood and the Book to his descendants. We gave him his reward in this life and in the Hereafter he shall dwell among the righteous. (Quran 29:27)