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Name
Language
English Meaning
Source
Comments
Cabala
According to Nibley, this refers to the study of astronomy. Cabal = To Receive
Greek
To Rasise Up
(See Picture)
Hurst
High priest in Jerusalem Who orchestrated the trial and death of Jesus Christ.
1. Adamic
2. Hebrew
1. Acquired; Gotten
2. Gatherer
1. Bible
2. Hurst
Son of Adam and Eve. Murdered his younger brother, Abel. He received a distinguishing mark (not necessarily a black skin).
Adamic
Dirge; Elegy; Sorrow
Koinonia
Son of Enos and father of Mahalaleel.
Hebrew
Lamenter
Hurst
People of Enos move from Shulon to this land of promise.
Calno
Babylonian
Altogether Himself;
Fortress of Anu;
Hurst
Reference to Kalneh (aka Calneh), a place near ancient Babylon.
Calvary
Latin
[calvaria]
(See Picture)
Hurst
Refers to Golgotha, where Jesus Christ was Crucified.
1. Adamic
2. Semitic
1. Merchant; Trader
2. Lowland
1. Bible
2. Hurst
Father of Cheth, progenitor of the Hittites. Grandson of Noah.
1. Adamic
2. Semitic
1. Merchant; Trader
2. Lowland
1. Bible
2. Hurst
Land of modern Israel; later called Palestine due to Philistines who founded five cities in the region. (See Map of Canaan.)
Canaanite
Semitic
Lowlander: Merchant
(See Picture)
Hurst
Canaanites became known as "Merchants" due to the Phoenicians being great traders.
Canopus
Brightest star in Carina constellation. Ancient Egyptians called this the Heart-Star. See Picture.
Capernaum
Latin
Village of Nahum
(See Picture)
Hurst
Town near the Sea of Galilee. Home of three apostles (Andrew, Matthew and Simon Peter).
Philistine
A Chaplet
Hurst
Land of Caphtorim (aka Philistines. Name of their first city in Palestine.
Carchemish
(Karkemish)
Hittite
Fortress of Chemosh
(See Picture)
Hurst
Ancient capital of an independent region, but subsequently conquered by Assyrian, Hittite and Mitanni forces.
Center for European Research Nuclear and its Large Hadron Collider, located near Geneva Switzerland. See Picture. It is built atop an ancient temple of Apollo (aka Abaddon). A secret purpose is to open an interdimensional gate. The compound is dedicated to Shiva, Hindu god of destruction. Founders include Nazi acolytes and members of the Brotherhood of Saturn. Some Nazi occultists believed Saturn was the Black Sun (see its symbol) of ancient mysticism. Others thought the Black Sun was a Black Hole at the center of Our Galaxy.
Cezoram
Egyptian
[Chiziri]
Nibley
Egyptian governor of a city in Syria.
Checkmate
Egyptian
King is Dead [Shah Mat]
Nibley
Mat = Dead (Later became a term in chess.)
Canaanite
Servant of Lagamar
Hurst
King of Elam.
1. Hebrew
2. Semitic
1. Chemosh (Subduer)
2. The Fifth
Hurst
Descendent of Jacob and keeper of Nephite records. Son of Omni. Chemosh was a god of the Ammonites and Moabites. King Solomon introduced its worship; king Josiah of Judah abolished it.
Chephirah
1. Hebrew
2. Semitic
1. Little Lioness
2. Village
1. Hitchcock
2. Hurst
Town, now called Khirbet Kefire, that Joshua conquered.
Cherethites
Hebrew
Philistines
(Those Who Cut)
Hurst
Tribe of Philistines who served as bodyguards to king David.
Cherubim
Hebrew
Approacher; Mighty [kerub]
Hurst
Winged heavenly being depicted on the Mercy Seat and veils inside both Tabernacle of Moses and Solomon's Temple. See Picture.
Cheth (Heth)
Hebrew
Trembling [Heth]
Hurst
Son of Canaan, progenitor of the Hittites.
Hebrew
Father's Restraint
Hurst
Son of David and Abigail. Also called Daniel in 1 Chronicles 3:1.
Chilion (Kilion)
Hebrew
Complete; Perfect
Hurst
First son of Elimelech and Naomi. Husband of Orpah.
Chonsu
Egyptian
He Who Traverses
Nibley
Crouching Bird that represents passage of a heavenly body. See Picture.
Christ
Greek
Anointed One
Nibley
Refers to Jesus Christ.
The 6 cities of refuge in ancient Israel under Levite control:
1. Bosor (modern Busr el-Bariri) east of the Jordan River in Gilead
2. Golan east of the Jordan River at modern Saham al-Jawlan
3. Remoth east of the Jordan River at modern Reimun
4. Hebron west of the Jordan River
5. Kedesh west of the Jordan River
6. Shechem (modern Balata) west of the Jordan River near modern Nablus
City by the Sea
 
 
Hurst
Nephite city probably at El Jobo in modern Guatemala.
Coat of Many Colors
According to Nibley, this is a mistranslation that should be "Coat of Many Markings". It refers to the priesthood garment of Adam, which was proof of patriarchal authority. The marks were Endowment markings. See Facsimile 1-3.
      Hebrew words for the coast included: a coat of "passim" = coat of lengths, meaning the garment had long sleeves and legs. Just as temple garments were anciently and in Joseph Smith Jr's day.
Cohor
Jaredite
 
B. Mormon
Brother of Noah.
Jaredite
 
B. Mormon
Jaredite king and father of Nimrod.
Cohor
Jaredite
 
B. Mormon
Jaredite man.
Com 1
1. Jaredite
2. Semitic
1. ?
2. To Arise; Stand [qum]
1. B. Mormon
2. Hurst
Evil Jaredite king and son of Coriantum. Father of Heth, who seized the kingdom and murdered his father.
Com 2
1. Jaredite
2. Semitic
1. ?
2. To Arise; Stand [qum]
1. B. Mormon
2. Hurst
Good Jaredite king and son of Coriantum. Father of Shiblon.
Comnor (Comron)
1. Jaredite
2. Akkadian
1. ?
2. Heap; Ruin [kamaru]
1. B. Mormon
2. Hurst
Hill near the valley of Shurr in modern Mexico. NOTE: Original Book of Mormon text used "Comron" (Akkadian for "Heap; A Ruin").
Coptos
Latin
(ancient Gebtu)
Nibley
First city in ancient Egypt.
Jaredite
God Has Given Coria
Hurst
Son of Alma the Younger.
Jaredite
[Cori = East]
Hurst
Jaredite son of Moron. Ancestor of the prophet Ether.
Jaredite
from the East Sea
Hurst
Good Jaredite king and son of Emer. Father of Com.
Jaredite
from the East Sea
Hurst
Jaredite son of Amnigaddah. Father of Com.
Coriantumr
Jaredite
He from East Sea
Hurst
Jaredite man.
Jaredite
He from East Sea
Hurst
Last Jaredite king. Eventually killed king Shiz in a final battle that destroyed both sides. Coriantumr briefly lived with the Mulekites at Zarahemla.
Jaredite
He from East Sea
Hurst
Apostate Nephite who became a commander of Lamanite forces.
Jaredite
Egyptian High Priest
[Herihor] See Picture
Nibley
Jaredite rebel who seized his father's kingdom. Nibley noted similarity between Jaredite and Egyptian names, such as Deseret. Son of Kib and father of Noah.
Jaredite
Egyptian High Priest
[Herihor] See Picture
Nibley
Jaredite man in their late history.
Corihor
Jaredite
Egyptian High Priest
[Herihor] See Picture
Nibley
Land near the hill Comnor in modern Mexico.
Old Turkish
Black Dust; Soot
Hurst
Good Jaredite king and son of Levi. Father of Kish.
Cumeni
Hebrew
Divided by Height
Hurst
Nephite city probably at Cabote in modern Guatemala.
Cumenihah
Egyptian
Khamuni-ra
[Amarna personal name]
Nibley
Nephite commander of 10,000 men.
Hebrew
Land and Water
[ca-mr-ah]
Nibley
Hill at Cerro Bernal or Cerro El Vigia in Mexico. (aka Ramah)
Cumorah
Hebrew
Land and Water
[ca-mr-ah]
Nibley
Site in New York where Moroni hid ancient records engraved on gold plates (see hill). Joseph Smith Jr. later translated the records as the Book of Mormon.
Adamic
Black
Hurst
Son of Ham and brother of Mizraim. Father of Nimrod.
Cush
Adamic
Black
Hurst
Ancient land identified as modern Ethiopia, south of ancient Egypt.

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