"Thank you, Thanitos. It's a pleasure to meet you." Jacob answered the first man. "I appreciate your enthusiasm for your deity, but I've never had much need for one. Perhaps, when things settle down, you may have your chance to convert me?"
Jacob shook the hand of the half-orc and said, "Hello Kobad, I am Jacob."
To the handful of people around him that can speak common, Jacob says, "This places looks as good as any for building a village. Why don't we start and see if some of the others will join in. Hopefully someone with some building experience will emerge and help us build something that won't fall in on us."
Jacob gathered a handful of materials and found a good spot to start working.