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Name
Language
English Meaning
Source
Comments
Hebrew
Whom Jehovah Enlightens
Hurst
Father of Nehemiah. Exile in Persia.
Hebrew
Whom Jehovah Enlightens
Hurst
Hill in Ziph Wilderness, where David hid from king Saul.
1. Hebrew
2. Semitic
1. Clamor; Joy
2. Sun God of Edom and Syria
1. Hitchcock
2. Hurst
Edomite ruler and enemy of Solomon, king of Israel.
Hebrew
Righteousness
Hurst
Original name of Esther, wife of Persian king, Ahasuerus. Derived from Hebrew term: Hadas = Myrtle Tree.
Egyptian
Flight; Stranger
(See Picture)
Hurst
Handmaiden to Sarai, who later became a wife of Abraham. Mother of Ishmael.
Hebrew
Festive
(See Picture)
Hurst
Prophet who advocated construction of a second temple in Jerusalem.
Hagoth
1. Mycenaean
2. Hebrew
1. Festival of Force
2. Rejoicing [haggith]
1. Erickson
2. Hurst
His port probably was at modern Mar Muerto in Mexico. One ship likely took people to modern Easter Island.
Hagoth's Port
1. Mycenaean
2. Hebrew
1. Festival of Force
2. Rejoicing [haggith]
1. Erickson
2. Hurst
Probably Mar Muerto in Mexico.
-Hah
Hebrew ending for words a/w Jehovah (The Lord). Names ending in -ha or -hah also indicated by or connected to water.
Hebrew
1. Kolob in its motion
2. The Stars [h-kokobim]
1. J. Smith
2. Tvedtnes
Similar to Kli-flos-is-es.
Hai
Semitic
Archer; Fruitful; Teacher
(See Picture)
Hurst
Location in ancient Canaan where Abraham traveled before arriving in Egypt.
Egyptian
Land of Farms
(See Picture)
Hurst
Name that Egyptians in the time of Pharaoh Ramesses II used for this fertile location on the Frankincense Trail in modern Saudi Arabia. Called "fertile parts" by Nephi.
Halam
1. Aramaic
2. Hebrew
1. Close to One; Good Humored; Strong
2. Healthy
Nibley
 
Hallel
Hebrew
Greet the New Moon
Nibley
aka Halleluyah (Praise the Lord)
1. Hebrew
2. Semitic
1. Brown; Heat; Hot
2. Father-in-Law
1. Hitchcock
2. Nibley
Second son of Noah. He married Zeptah. Father of Egyptus and Mizraim (aka Pharaoh). His descendants lost right to the priesthood, although Pharaoh feigned claim to it.
Hama
Hebrew
Mercury
Hurst
Planet Mercury
Persian
Noise; Tumult
[Omanes]
(See Picture)
Hurst
Persian military commander who failed to defeat Mordecai. Son of Hammedatha and father of Vajezatha.
Hamath
Hebrew
Fortress
Hurst
City of Chamath located at modern Hama in Syria. See Picture.
Persian
He Troubles the Law
Hurst
Father of Haman.
Hanannihah
Hebrew
Jehovah is Gracious
[hananiah]
Hurst
Land and People to whom Enoch preached.
Haner
Hebrew
Gracious [hanne]
Hurst
Land and People to whom Enoch preached.
Hand in Cup Shape
Symbolic of fulfilling your mission in life and helping others. Jesus Christ filled His "cup" with blood to save mankind. Anciently used in endowment ceremony. Nibley commented on this in public documents.
Hebrew
Gracious; Merciful
(See Picture)
Hurst
Wife of Elkanah and mother of Samuel, whom she dedicated to God.
Semitic
Mountaineer
Abraham
Older brother of Abraham.
Haran (Harran)
1. Akkadian
2. Semitic
1. Road
2. Mountainous
Hurst
City of Sanliurfa in modern Turkey.
Harb
Arabic
Desolation; War
Nibley
 
Egyptian
1. House of Horus
2. Goddess of Love
    (See Picture)
Hurst
See Hathor in Abraham, facsimile 2. Hathor was a goddess of ancient Egypt (cow) known as the sun and represented Eve, Adam's wife. See my note in Facsimile 1-3.
Modern
Hebrew
Eve (See Picture)
Hurst
Modern Hebrew name for Eve; also spelled as Hava.
Hebrew
Circular
Hurst
Land encircled by the river Pison. Possible reference to the Indus River region (area of Mohenjo-Daro).
Hebrew
Encampments; Villages
(See Picture)
Hurst
Place where Israelites rested north of Mount Sinai; modern Ain el-Hudhera.
Hebrew
Enclosed; Fortified
(See Picture)
Hurst
Chief city of Canaanite city that king Solomon strengthened. A later king was Jabin.
Akkadian
A River in Ur
Hurst
Jaredite king and son of Lib. Father of Heth.
Heavenly Father
English
Bible
God of creation and father of all spirits to this earth. Father of Jesus Christ. God is aka Ahman. See Plan of Life.
Hebrew
Enclave
Hurst
husband of Jael.
Hebrew
Hebrew
Displaced Person; Wanderer
Nibley
[ivri]
Helam
1. Hebrew
2. Semitic
1. Stronghold [he-lam]
2. Dreamy; Visionary
Nibley
Convert and friend of Alma.
1. Hebrew
2. Semitic
1. Stronghold [he-lam]
2. Dreamy; Visionary
Nibley
Nephite city at modern Alta Verapaz in Valpariso, Guatemala.
Helam
1. Hebrew
2. Semitic
1. Stronghold [he-lam]
2. Dreamy; Visionary
Nibley
land in modern Guatemala where people of Ammon settled.
1. Egyptian
2. Phoenician
1. Countenance of Ammon
2. God's Visions
1. Nibley
2. Erickson
Son of king Benjamin.
1. Egyptian
2. Phoenician
1. Countenance of Ammon
Book of Mormon names:
"r" changes to "l" [hr imn]

2. God's Visions
1. Nibley
2. Erickson
Son of Alma the Younger. Brother of Corianton and Shiblon. Military commander under Captain Moroni. See Picture.
1. Egyptian
2. Phoenician
1. Countenance of Ammon
2. God's Visions
1. Nibley
2. Erickson
Son of Helaman, who took charge of the Book of Mormon plates.
Helem
Hebrew
Hope; Prosperity
Nibley
Son of king Mosiah and brother of Ammon. He served as a missionary to the Lamanites.
Greek
City of the Sun;
aka Ånu and On
['iwnw] See Glyph and
Picture of Obelisk
Hurst &
Nibley
Chief religious city of ancient Egypt. Patriarch Abraham taught principles of astronomy and mathematics to Pharaoh in this city. See Facsimile 1-3 for details. Also, the Demotic script was developed here; Lehi and others wrote the Book of Mormon in this "reformed Egyptian" script. Baby Jesus brought here to escape death from King Herod of ancient Israel.
Helorum
Hebrew
Helon + Harum
Strength + High; Throw Down
Hurst
Son of king Benjamin.
Hem
1. Egyptian
2. Semitic
1. Servant; Warrior Chief
2. Ham (Father-in-Law)
Nibley
Son of king Mosiah and brother of Ammon He served as a missionary to the Lamanites.
Heni
Hebrew
God is Gracious
Hurst
Land and People to whom Enoch preached.
AKA Nibiru or Planet X; also called Blue Bonnet by astronomers of Costa Rica in 2012 AD. Noted in 1940 AD by Chilean astronomer, Carlos Ferrada. He stated it was a large comet-planet and will be visible in March/April 2016. Psychic Edgar Cayce foretold it will cause a pole shift. Now called Eris.
Hermounts
1. Egyptian
2. Semitic
Under the Rule of Month
(Monthis = God of the Wild)
Nibley
The area of modern Palenque.
Greek
Hero's Song
(See Picture)
Hurst
Titular king of Israel, actually under control of Rome. He attempted to murder baby Jesus.
Etruscan;
Latin
Wild Horse
([agrios hippos])
Hurst
Father of Drusilla and king of Judaea. See Picture.
Hebrew
Reckoning
(See Picture)
Hurst
Chief city of Amorites that Joshua conquered.
Heshlon
Jaredite
Fearful Dwelling [hethlon]
Hurst
Jaredite central plains in modern Mexico.
Heth
Hebrew
Trembling [Cheth]
Hurst
Jaredite land that Jared settled before seizing the kingdom from his father, Omer.
Heth (Cheth)
Hebrew
Trembling
(Same as Cheth)
Hurst
Son of Canaan, progenitor of the Hittites.
Hebrew
Trembling [Cheth]
Hurst
Son of Jaredite king named Com. Heth escaped to a land named after himself and murdered his father. Father of Shez.
Hebrew
Trembling [Cheth]
Hurst
Jaredite son of Hearthom. Ancestor of Aaron.
Hezekiah
(Ezekias)
Hebrew
Jehovah Has Strengthened
(See Picture)
Hurst
King of Judah in 701 BC during the Assyrian invasion.
Hebrew
Sharp Rapids
(aka Haddakel)
Hurst
Identified with the Tigris River of ancient Assyria.
Hilaria
Greek
Occasion when all join in singing the creation hymn.
Nibley
 
Hilm
Arabic
Close Friend
Nibley
 
1. Egyptian
2. Hebrew
1. Hawk-god [Hmn]
2. The Hemanite
1. Nibley
2. Hurst
Son of king Mosiah. Friend and missionary companion of Alma the Younger.
Hinneh
Hebrew
Behold; It is so
Nibley
 
Hebrew
Lamentation
Hurst
Son of Jerus. Valley of Hinnom (aka Topheth or Gehenna), where pagans offered human sacrifice to Molech.
Hebrew
Liberty; Noble
Hurst
Friend of Judah.
Hebrew
Sons of Terror
Hurst
Decendents of Heth who created the Hittite Empire in modern Turkey.
1. Aramaic
2. Hebrew
1. Snake
2. Tent Dweller
Hurst
Decendent of Canaan and Ham.
Hoe Oophah Phaheh
Hebrew
Atriarchal Government
of Authority
Nazarenes
Rules and laws of government administered by the Ahlish (gods). Nazarenes of Mount Carmel translation.
Holy Ghost
(aka Holy Spirit)
Spirit member of the Christian Trinity; other two are God the Father and Jesus Christ. See Plan of Life.
Holy Grail
Medieval authors encouraged a search for the cup that Jesus Christ drank from at the Last Supper. It was called "San Greal" (Holy Grail), but a modern author speculated that it actually was "Sang Real" (Royal Blood). Thus referring to the bloodline of Christ and Mary Magdalene, speculating that their children married into the Merovingian line of Merovech (founder of the Franks kingdom). Tradition holds that Mary escaped to southern France with her children.
Hopi
Hopi
Peaceful People
Nibley
 
Hebrew
Mountain [har]
(See Picture)
Hurst
Mountain in Edom where Aaron died.
Hebrew
Desert
Nibley
Name for Mount Sinai, where God gave the law to Moses.
1. Hebrew
2. Semitic
1. Cave Dwellers
2. White (Race)
Hurst
People of Seir; they lived near Mount Seir.
Hebrew
Devoted; Doomed
(See Picture)
Hurst
Canaanite city that Joshua conquered. Called Zephath in Judges 1:17.
Hormah
1. Hebrew
2. Nahuatl
3. Semitic
1. Desolation
2. Tree in arid soil [huaxica]
3. Desolate Land
Nibley
Near modern Juchitan, Mexico.
Horus
Egyptian
Falcon (God of Light)
See Picture.
Hurst
See Elkenah in Abraham, facsimile 1. Horus also was known as Osiris in Egypt. He represented a corrupted interpretation of Jesus Christ. Adam and Noah correctly taught their children about Christ's role as savior, but these teachings became corrupted. Egyptians equated Orion to Osiris.
Hosanna
Hebrew
Save Us We Beseech Thee
[hallel]
Hurst
a/w Feast of Tabernacles and waving of palm fronds during the entry of Jesus Christ in Jerusalem.
Hoshen
Vestment of high priest in Israel. This was aka the Breastplate of Judgment); contained gemstones and engraved names for the 12 tribes of Israel; fastened to the ephod; the Urim and Thummim ("Lights and Perfections") were placed in a pocket behind this breastplate.
Hubal
Arabic
The God
Hurst
Moon god of ancient northern Arabia. Head god of the Kabaa.
Hypocephalus
Greek
Under the Head [Picture]
Nibley
See Facsimile 1-3.
Hypocephalus
of B'Nai-Amen
Hypocephalus discovered at Thebes. Translation by Nazarenes of Mount Carmel has similarities to the Book of Abraham one. (See Picture)

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