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Name
Language
English Meaning
Source
Comments
Ja-i-e
Egyptian
Inhabited Earth
Nibley
Nibley claimed this referred to Earth inhabited by those of a higher order.
Semitic
Discerner; Wise
Hurst
King of Hazor. His army commander was Sisera.
Hebrew
Supplanter
[God renamed him Israel]
See Picture.
Bible
Son of Abraham and Sarah. Husband of sisters, Leah and Rachel. Younger twin brother to Esau. His 12 sons later became the Tribes of Israel.
Hebrew
Supplanter
Hurst
Son of Lehi and younger brother of Nephi. Father of Enos.
Jacob
Hebrew
Supplanter
Hurst
Nephite apostate and member of Zoramite cult.
Hebrew
Supplanter
Hurst
Nephite king of a secret combination centered in Jacobugath.
Jacob
Hebrew
Supplanter
Hurst
Nephite city buried during the crucifixion of Jesus Christ.
Hebrew
Winepress of Jacob
Hurst
City of king Jacob, leader of a secret society. It was buried during the crucifixion of Jesus Christ.
Hebrew
Let God Arise
Hurst
Oldest son of Jared. He refused to be a king.
Semitic
Gazelle; Wild Goat
(See Picture)
Hurst
Wife of Heber. She drove a nail in the ear of Sisera after the battle of Mount Tabor.
Jah Ni Hah
Egyptian
J. Smith
Refers to Jesus Christ
Jah-oh-eh
Semitic
This Earth  
(Astronomical symbol)
J. Smith
See Facsimile 1-3. Earth under the governing power of 3 grand keys: Oliblish; Enish-Go-On-Dosh; and Kae-e-vanrash. Symbol of "Four Quarters of the Earth" is still used today.
    Archaic Egyptian name for the Moon. See Moon/Sun Symbol.
Hebrew
My Light
Hurst
Father of Mordecai.
Japeth
(Japheth)
1. Adamic
2. Hebrew
1. Extend
2. Enlargement
Hurst
Third son of Noah; brother of Ham and Shem.
Adamic
Shall Come Down
[yaradh]
Koinonia
Son of Cainan and father of Enoch, who founded a righteous city.
1. Adamic
2. Hebrew
1. Shall Come Down
2. Descent
1. Koinonia
2. B. Mormon
Older brother of Mahonri Moriancumer. He led families from modern Iraq and eventually arrived in the area of La Venta. Father of Gilgah, Jacom, Mahah and Orihah.
1. Adamic
2. Hebrew
1. Shall Come Down
2. Descent
1. Koinonia
2. B. Mormon
Jaredite king who seized the kingdom from his father, Omer.
English
People of Jared
(See Empire Link)
B. Mormon
People of Jared who settled in the areas of Monte Alban and La Venta. They originally lived near the Tower of Babel and travelled north through the Valley of Nimrod (Ancient Mesopotamia; aka Land of Aram Naharaim and Shinar).
Hebrew
Jehovah Exalts
[form of Jeremiah]
Nibley
& Hurst
Son of Enos and grandson of Jacob. Father of Omni. Nephite prophet circa 420 BC.
Hebrew
To Whom People Turn
Hurst
Chief captain and "Mighty Man" of king David. Father of Zabdiel.
Jashon
Hebrew
He Shall Establish
[jachin]
Nibley
Probably Joachim in Mexico.
Hebrew
Jehovah Blesses
Hurst
Father of Zechariah, who lived in the time of time of Isaiah.
Hebrew
Unchangeable One
[yhwh]
Nibley
Refers to Jesus Christ
Jeneum (Joneum)
Hebrew
Jehovah is Kindness
Jehovah is Oracle
Hurst
Nephite commander of 10,000 men.
Hebrew
Whom Jehovah Appoints
Hurst
Prophet in Jerusalem during the time of Lehi.
Jeremiah
Hebrew
Whom Jehovah Appoints
Hurst
One of 12 Nephite disciples of Jesus Christ.
Hebrew
He Strives with the People
(See Picture)
Hurst
Son of Nebat and Zeruah. Ten tribes revolted against king Rehoboam to form a separate kingdom of Israel under Jeroboam. Shechem became his capital city.
Jershon
Hebrew
1. Exile [gershom]
2. Place of Inheritance
1. Nibley
2. Ricks
Site in ancient Canaan where Abraham offered sacrifice to survive a famine.
Hebrew
1. Exile [gershom]
2. Place of Inheritance
1. Nibley
2. Ricks
Probably Lamanai or Benque Viejo del Carmen in Belize. Mayan city nearby is Xunantunich.
Semitic
City
Hurst
Father of Hinnom.
NOTE: Early name used in reference to later Jerusalem.
Jerusalem
Hebrew
He Who Strives for Peace
(See Empire Synopsis)
Nibley
Jerusalem was the capital of ancient kingdoms and remains an important city in modern Israel.
Jerusalem
Hebrew
He Who Strives for Peace
Nibley
Lamanite city probably at Chukumuk beside the Waters of Mormon.
Hebrew
I Possess
Hurst
Son of Obed. Father of David, king of Israel.
Greek
Anointed One; Savior
(See Picture)
Nibley
Son of God the Father. Jesus is the Greek variant for Hebrew "Joshua", which means "Savior". He was born in a manger near Bethlehem. He was from the tribe of Judah. After death and resurrection, He visited the "new world" and ministered to many Lamanite/Nephite people.
Hebrew
Preeminent
Bible
Priest of Midian and father of Zipporah. He also was called Reuel, Hebrew for "Friend of God".
Phoenician
Baal Has Exalted
(See Picture)
Hurst
Wife of king Ahab (northern kingdom of ancient Israel). Daughter of Ethbaal, king of Sidon. Her vile actions led to Northern Israel's fall.
Jezebel
Phoenician
Baal Has Exalted
Hurst
Prophetess in Thyatira.
Jiska
Semitic
Seeress
Nibley
Reference to Sarah.
1. Adamic
2. Hebrew
1. Righteous Man
2. Persecuted One
3. He that Weeps
1. Bible
2. Hurst
3. Hitchcock
Man from the land of Uz whom God allowed to be tested. See Picture.
Hebrew
Jehovah is Glory
(See Picture)
Hurst
Wife of Amram. Mother of Aaron, Miriam and Moses.
Hebrew
Jehovah is God
Hurst
First son of Samuel. He was an evil judge in time of Israel.
Hebrew
Jehovah is Gracious
[Johanan]
Hurst
Son of Elizabeth and Zarcharias. John baptized Jesus Christ in the Jordan River.
John the Revelator
(John the Beloved)
Hebrew
Jehovah is Gracious
[Johanan]
Hurst
Brother of James and an early apostle of Jesus Christ. John was translated per his desire, until Christ's return to earth. He also wrote the Book of Revelation, which described a future Apocalypse.
Hebrew
1. Snarer
2. An Offense
1. Hurst
2. Hitchcock
Second son of Abraham and Keturah.
Adamic
Small Dispute
Bible
Son of Eber and father of Sheba. Brother of Peleg.
Hebrew
Dove
(See Picture)
Hurst
Prophet sent to warn Nineveh against destruction.
Jonas
Hebrew
Dove
Hurst
One of 12 Nephite disciples of Jesus Christ.
Hebrew
Jehovah has Given
Hurst
Son of Saul and close friend of David.
Jordan
Hebrew
Descender
Bible
Probably Mitla in Mexico.
Jordan (River)
Hebrew
Descender
Bible
Region and river in Palestine where John the Baptist baptized Jesus Christ. See picture of the Jordan River in the area of modern West Bank.
Hebrew
Adding; Increase
See Picture.
Hurst
Son of Jacob and Rachel. Husband of Asenath; father of Manasseh and Ephraim. Sold as a slave in ancient Egypt during the Hyksos reign. He later was second only to Pharaoh. Mid-point of the famine in Egypt was 1793 BC. See the 12 Tribes of Israel.
Hebrew
Adding; Increase
Hurst
Son of Lehi and Sariah. Brother of Laman; Lemuel; Nephi; Sam; Jacob.
Hebrew
Adding; Increase
Hurst
Husband of Mary. Carpenter who lived in Nazareth.
Josh
Hebrew
A Gift
Hurst
Nephite commander of 10,000 men.
Josh
Hebrew
A Gift
Hurst
Nephite city destroyed with fire when Jesus Christ was crucified.
Hebrew
Jehovah Saves
Nibley
Born in ancient Egypt and conqueror of Canaanites in ancient Israel. He became the successor to Moses.
Hebrew
Jehovah Saves
Nibley
Nephite city probably at Tonalá in Mexico.
Hebrew
Jehovah is a Support
Hurst
Apostate king of Judah.
Jotham
Hebrew
Jehovah is Perfect
Hurst
Father of Ahaz, king of Judah. Son of Uzziah.
Hebrew
Praise of Jehovah
Hurst
Fourth son of Jacob and Leah. See the 12 Tribes of Israel. Fathered Amalek by Timna.
Hebrew
Praise of Jehovah
Hurst
Southern kingdom of the Israelites.
Judea
Hebrew
Belonging to Judah [praise]
Bible
Probably Izapa in Mexico.
Hebrew
Praise of Jehovah
Bible
Second wife of Esau.

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