Borrowed from Hebrew יעקב. While Ἰακώβ (Iakṓb) refers to Jacob and Ἰάκωβος (Iákōbos) to James in the Greek writings, both English names derive from Ἰάκωβος (Iákōbos), which is derived from Ἰακώβ (Iakṓb).
- Ἰάκωβος (Iákōbos)
- Greek: Ιακώβ (Iakóv)
- → Georgian: იაკობი (iaḳobi), იაკობ (iaḳob)
- → Old Armenian: Յակոբ (Yakob), Յակօբ (Yakōb), Յակովբ (Yakovb)
- Armenian: Հակոբ (Hakob)
- Bauer, Walter et al. (2001) A Greek–English Lexicon of the New Testament and Other Early Christian Literature, Third edition, Chicago: University of Chicago Press
- G2384 in Strong’s Exhaustive Concordance to the Bible, 1979