The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Jaakobah (יַעֲקֹבָה‎, ya'aqovah). A leader among the descendants of Simeon during the time of Hezekiah (1 Chr 4:36). Jaakobah is listed among the Simeonites who journeyed to the “entrance of Gedor” to find good pasture for their flocks (1 Chr 4:39).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Jaakobah (Person)
JAAKOBAH (PERSON) [Heb yaʿăqōbâ (יַעֲקֹבָה)]. Simeonite family leader (1 Chr 4:36). Jaakobah is included in a list of Simeonites who migrated to “the entrance of Gedor” (v 39, the RSV follows the MT; however, the LXX reading “Gerar” is usually favored) in search of suitable grazing for their flocks.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Jaakobah jā-ə-kōʹbə [Heb. yaʿaqōḇâ—for meaning see Jacob 1]. A Simeonite prince (1 Ch. 4:36).
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Jaakobah [jāˊə kōˊbə] (Heb. ya˓aqōḇâ “may [God] protect”). A prince of the tribe of Simeon (1 Chr. 4:36).
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Ja-ak´obah (supplanter), one of the princes of the families of Simeon. 1 Chron. 4:36. (b.c. about 710.)
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
JAAKO´BAH (ja-a-kōʹba; another form of Jacob). One of the prosperous descendants (nśi˒ı̂m, “princes”) of Simeon that emigrated to the valley of Gedor in the time of Hezekiah (1 Chron. 4:36), about 710 b.c.
Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Jaakobahheel-catcher, a form of the name Jacob, one of the descendants of Simeon (1 Chr. 4:36).
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
JAAKOBAH [jay uh KOE buh] — a descendant of Simeon, the third son of Jacob (1 Chr. 4:36).