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Name
Language
English Meaning
Source
Comments
Hebrew
A Company; Troop
Hurst
First son of Jacob and Zilpah. See the 12 Tribes of Israel.
Gad
1. Babylonian
2. Phoenician
1. God of Fortune
2. Fortune
1. Hurst
2. Erickson
Nephite city destroyed with fire when Jesus Christ was crucified. Destroyed because people rejected the prophets.
Gadiandi
Semitic
May My Good Fortune Have Compassion
Erickson
City destroyed due to iniquity at the time Jesus Christ was crucified.
Phoenician
Gift of Fortune
Erickson
Leader of robber band and secret society.
Phoenician
Gift of Fortune
Erickson
Robber band and secret society started by Kishkumen. Later named after Gadianton, who murdered Kishkumen to gain control of the band.
Gadiomnah
Semitic
May My Good Fortune Console
Erickson
City sank in the ground at the time Jesus Christ was crucified.
Hebrew
Burning; Flame
Hurst
Son of Nahor and Reumah.
Gallim
Hebrew
Heaps
Hurst
Ancient town near Bethlehem. Located at modern Beit Jalla.
Philistine
Winepress
(See Picture)
Hurst
One of the five Philistine cities, located at Tel Zafit in Israel. Birthplace of the giant warrior named Goliath.
Gaza [Azzah]
Egyptian
Prized City
(See Picture)
Hurst
One of the five Philistine cities, located in Israel.
Gazelam
1. Adamic
2. Aramaic
3. Hebrew
1. Seer
2. Diviner [gazrin]
3. Cut; Decree; Divide [gzr]
1. J.Smith
2. Tvedtnes
3. Tvedtnes
D&C sections 78:9; 82:11; and 104:26, 43 used this code-name in reference to Joseph Smith Jr. The name likewise appeared in Alma 37:23-25 in referring to the future Book of Mormon translator (Joseph Smith). Orson Pratt (Journal of Discourses vol 16 page 156) said it referred to "a person to whom the Lord had given the Urim and Thummim".
Geb
Egyptian
Born
Hurst
See Picture.
Geba
Hebrew
Hill
Hurst
Town allotted to Levite priests. See picture of modern Jaba, 10 km northeast of Jerusalem.
Hebrew
1. Dispute; Pilgrimage
2. Chew the Cud
1. Hitchcock
2. Hurst
Father of Ehud.
Philistine
Lodging Place
(See Picture)
Hurst
City ruled by Abimelech. Located in the Philistine region near Beersheba.
Hebrew
Hill Place
Hurst
City of Hivites that Joshua conquered. Modern town of Jib.
Gid
Hebrew
Good; Increased
Erickson
Nephite military officer.
Gid
Hebrew
Good; Increased
Erickson
Probably located at Aguacatal in Mexico.
Giddianhi
Egyptian
The Lord is My Life
Nibley
Chief of Gadianton robbers.
Giddonah
Egyptian
Port city of Sidon (Fishery)
Nibley
Lived at Gideon in the land of Jershon.
Hebrew
1. Destroyer; Mighty Warrior
2. Hewer Down of Men
    (See Picture)
1. Hurst
2. Nibley
Military leader from the tribe of Manasseh whose 300 men defeated Midian and Amalekite forces in the Jezreel Valley.
Hebrew
1. Destroyer; Mighty Warrior
2. Hewer Down of Men
1. Hurst
2. Nibley
Nephite patriot who resisted king Noah. Murdered by Nehor.
Hebrew
1. Destroyer; Mighty Warrior
2. Hewer Down of Men
1. Hurst
2. Nibley
Probably located at La Florida in Mexico.
Gidgiddonah
Egyptian
Thoth Has Said She Shall Live
Nibley
Nephite commander.
Egyptian
Thoth Has Said He Shall Live
Nibley
Chief captain of Nephite forces who fought the Gadianton robbers.
Hebrew
Bursting Forth
Hurst
Identified with the Nile River of ancient Kush (aka Cush or Ethiopia).
Hebrew
Hilly
Erickson
Grandson of Manasseh.
Akkadian
Joy of Jehovah
Hurst
Second son of Jared. He refused to be a king.
Gilgal
Hebrew
Rolling; Wheel
Hurst
Nephite commander of 10,000 men.
Gilgal
Hebrew
Circle; Round City
Nibley
City destroyed by earthquake during the crucifixion of Jesus Christ. Located in a northern area.
Gilgal
Hebrew
Heap; Rolling; Wheel
Hurst
Valley where Coriantumr and Shared fought.
Gimgimno
1. Semitic
2. Egyptian
1. Like Father
2. [kenkeme; Kipkip]
1. Erickson
2. Nibley
Nephite city buried during the crucifixion of Jesus Christ. Name derived from the capital of an Egyptian dynasty in Nubia.
Glory
Shared intelligence. God the Father and Jesus Christ gain in glory as other people successfully gain eternal life. This is key to Oneness; all share equally in the accomplishments of others in the same kingdom. See Plan of Life.
Gnolaum
Adamic
Eternal
Christ
Gnostic
Greek
Knower
Nibley
Those who know secrets Jesus Christ taught apostles after his resurrection. However, these teachings became corrupted and Gnostics faked many tenets. See Lalibela Church in Ethiopia.
English
Man of Holiness
Bible
God of creation and father of all spirits to this earth. Father of Jesus Christ. God is aka Ahman. See Plan of Life.
Gog
Hebrew
Roof [gag]
Hurst
Name of a Reubenite.
Gog
Hebrew
Roof [gag]
Hurst
Original version of Ezekiel (Old Testament) states he will be the ruler of Magog.
Hebrew
Roof [gag]
Hurst
Land mentioned in Revelation 19:11 - 21:8 (New Testament) that will unite with Magog against Israel after Satan is released from his 1,000 year bondage.
Greek
Place of the Skull
(See Picture)
Hurst
Hill outside of Jerusalem where Jesus Christ was crucified. Similar to the Aramaic term "gûlgaltâ" (skull) and Latin term "calvaria" (Calvary).
Philistine
Heap; Passage; Revolution
(See Picture)
Hitchcock
Philistine military champion whom David killed with a sling.
Hebrew
Complete; Perfect
Hurst
First son of Japeth. His descendants likely were the Cimmerians. Ancient Akkadians called them "Gimirru".
Hebrew
Submersion
(See Picture)
Hurst
City that God destroyed, along with Sodom, for evil actions. See Picture.
Egyptian
Inundated Land [qas]
Hurst
Land that the Hyksos pharaoh gave to Jacob's family. Located at modern Wadi Tumilat, area for the ancient Canal of the Pharaohs.
Gospel
Greek
Good News
Nibley
Gospel Spectrum
See my image comparing the Electromagnetic and Gospel Spectrum.
Governing Stars
Joseph Smith gave the name of 15 governing stars as: Kolob; Oliblish; Enish-Go-On-Dosh; Kae-e-vanrash; Limdi; Zip; Vusel; Venisti; Waine; Wayoh-Ox-Oan; Oansli; Sheble; Shineflis; Flis; Os (as noted in his "Grammar and Alphabet of the Egyptian Language"). See Facsimile 1-3. According to Kirtland Egyptian Papers, Egyptians called the 15 governing stars: Oanisis; Flosisis; Floese; Abbesels; Eleash; Subble; Slundlo; Carroam; Crash-ma-kraw; Obblesisim; Izinsbah; Missel; Nahmesile; Oheeoop-Zah; Zool.
Hebrew
Nations
Hurst
Refers to the ancient Hittites under king Tidal.
Goyim
Yiddish
Cattle of the Field
Hurst
Derogatory term referring to all non-Jewish people.
Gozan
Hebrew
Fleece; Pasture
(See Picture)
Hurst
Ancient city (1200-900 BC) aka Guzana in modern Iraq. Located at Tell Halaf. Israelite captives were taken to this area of the Khabur River.
Nibley claimed: Master Mahan's great secret is to convert life into property.
Green
Green face/body indicated resurrection to ancient Egyptians. See Picture.

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