Jacob's Ladder (disambiguation)
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Jacob's Ladder is a "ladder to heaven", described by biblical Jacob in the Book of Genesis
Jacob's Ladder may also refer to:
- Ladder of Jacob, a pseudepigraphic text of the Old Testament
- High voltage traveling arc, an electrical effect, classic in cinematic portrayal of laboratories
- Crepuscular rays shining down a hole in the clouds
- Jacob's Ladder (film), a 1990 psychological thriller
- Jacob's Ladder (novel), a 1998 novel of Civil War Virginia by Donald McCaig
- Jacob's ladder (nautical), specialized ladders used at sea, especially a rope ladder with wooden steps for ascending from the deck to the rigging
- Jacob's ladder (toy), a folk toy consisting of blocks on strings that, when held at one end, appear to cascade down the strings
- Jacob's ladder (knife), a three-part pocket knife
- Jacob's Ladder (ropes course), a ladder made of eight logs of gradually increasing height
- "Jacob's Ladder", a string figure pattern (children's game)
- "A Ladder to Heaven", a 2002 South Park episode
- Polemonium, a genus of flowering plants, with common names "Jacob's Ladder" and "Abscess root"
- Jacob's ladder (manifold), a noncompact surface in mathematics
- Colloquial name for the UK Beef cut of thin rib
- the Jacob's Ladder or Frenum piercing, a kind of male genital piercing
- Jacob's ladder surface in mathematics
- A set of stairs between Military Road and Royal Parade in Ramsgate, Kent, England
- A set of stone steps down to the lowest bridge at the waterfalls at Devil's Bridge, Ceredigion, Wales
- Jacob's Ladder Beach, in Sidmouth, Devon, England
- A scenic path in Cheddar Gorge in Somerset, England
- A scenic path on Kinder Scout in Derbyshire, England
- A path on Wenlock Edge at Eaton-under-Heywood, Shropshire, England
- A hillside stairway between Jamestown, Saint Helena (British territory in the South Atlantic Ocean) and Half Tree Hollow
- U.S. Route 20 as it crosses the Berkshire Hills between the towns of Chester and Lee in western Massachusetts
- A set of stairs and the associated Jacobs Ladder Bridge between Westhaven and Saint Marys Bay, in Auckland, New Zealand
- A set of 279 stairs in Saint Clair, in Dunedin, New Zealand
- A set of stairs from Mounts Bay Road to Kings Park, Western Australia
- A set of 111 steps in Falmouth, Cornwall
- A trestle on the Mount Washington Cog Railway, New Hampshire
- "Jacob's Ladder" (Huey Lewis and the News song), a 1987 song written by Bruce Hornsby, initially recorded by Huey Lewis and the News, and subsequently also by Hornsby
- "Jacob's Ladder", a song by Rush, on the album Permanent Waves
- "Jacob's Ladder (Not in My Name)", a song by Chumbawamba, on the album Readymades
- "Jacob's Ladder", a song by The Monochrome Set
- "Jacob's Ladder" (Mark Wills song), a 1996 song by Mark Wills, on his self-titled debut album
- "Jacob's Ladder", a song by Converge, on the album Unloved and Weeded Out
- "Jacob's Ladder", a song by Patrick Wolf, on the album Wind in the Wires
- "Jacob's Ladder", a song by Fucked Up, on the album Hidden World
- Die Jakobsleiter, an opera by Arnold Schoenberg
- "We Are Climbing Jacob's Ladder", a spiritual/gospel/folk song
- Jacob's Ladder (band), an American rock band
- Jacob's Ladder (Dreadlock Pussy song)
- The fifth movement of The Christmas Tree Suite by Vladimir Rebikov
- Die Jakobsleiter (early 1920s), an unfinished oratorio by Austrian composer Arnold Schoenberg
- "The Dream of Jacob", a 1974 orchestral work by Krzysztof Penderecki
- the 2005 song "The Autumn Effect" by 10 Years makes reference to climbing Jacob's Ladder
- the title "Jacob's Ladder" might describe:
- Multiple recordings from 1920 on of the spiritual "We Are Climbing Jacob's Ladder"
- a song ("Step By Step") by Jesse Winchester
- a 1980 song by Rush
- a 1985 song by The Monochrome Set
- a 1986 song by Huey Lewis and the News
- a 1988 song by Bruce Hornsby and the Range
- a 1996 song by Mark Wills
- a 1997 song by The Panacea
- a 2000 song by Jane Siberry
- a 2002 song by Chumbawamba
- a 2002 song by Converge
- a 2002 song by Dreadlock Pussy
- a 2005 song by Patrick Wolf
- a 2006 song by Fucked Up
- a 2006 song by Chimp Spanner
- a 2009 song by Mumford & Sons
- a 2009 song by Tech N9ne Prozak Big Krizz Kaliko titled "Run Away"
- a 2010 song by T.I. Chris Brown titled ""Get Back Up mentions Jacobs Ladder
- a 2011 song by Mark Lanegan titled "Burning Jacob's Ladder" and featured in the video game RAGE by id Software.
- a 2012 song by mewithoutYou titled "Nine Stories"
- a 2012 song by Dodecahedron titled "Descending Jacob's Ladder"
- In Mega Man X8, a plan to build a space elevator between the Moon and Earth is called the "Jakob Project", in reference to Jacob's Ladder.
- In the game Alpha Protocol the first mission is called Operation Jacob's Ladder.
- The game Dear Esther features an immensely elaborate and emotional story leading to speculations whether this might be a reference to Jacob's Ladder.
- In the game Starcraft, a multiplayer map with the same name, selected in 1998 as Blizzard's Map of the Week.
- In the Animal Crossing series, Jacob's Ladders appear as flowers in perfect towns. However, their appearance actually is of the Lily of the Valley.
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