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Name
Language
English Meaning
Source
Comments
Ka (Kha)
Egyptian
Spirit
Nibley
Arms equate to sun rays; the "Hill of Earth" is centered between the rays. See Picture and Facsimile 1-3.
Kabbalah
Hebrew
Tradition
Hurst
Medieval view that it is an esoteric and mystical tradition of Judaism.
Semitic
Holy (See Picture)
Hurst
Main Israelite camp (aka Enmishpat) in the Wilderness of Zin. See location on map.
Egyptian
1. Governing Power; Grand Key
2. High Priesthood
    Exalted [qay]
    To Open; Exist [wn]
    In Order To [r]
    Great Many [ash]
1. J. Smith
2. Nibley
See Facsimile 1-3. Nibley said this means: "Exalted one who opens at the call." Smith said it was one of the 15 governing stars. Principle of energy and control; priesthood power in action (aka nature).
Kah
Egyptian
J. Smith
Son of Noah.
Kah-Oan
Egyptian
Chaldea
J. Smith
Land of ancient Chaldea.
Kahopi
Hopi
Contentious People
Nibley
 
Kalsiduniash
Kassite
Mesopotamia
[kar-duniash]
Tvedtnes
Land of the Chaldeans.
Kapar
Aramaic; Hebrew
Atonement
Nibley
See Atonement
Kapporeth
Hebrew
Mercy Seat
Hurst
Seat at top of Ark of the Covenant. See Picture.
Karkemish
(Carchemish)
Hittite
Fortress of Chemosh
(See Picture)
Hurst
Ancient capital of an independent region, but subsequently conquered by Egyptian and Hittite forces.
Semitic
Lamb of Nebo
Hurst
Father of Emtelai and maternal grandfather of Abraham. Nebo was the Chaldean god of wisdom.
Egyptian
Spirit of Min
J.Smith
Daughter of Pharaoh Onitas.
Katallagein
Greek
Redemption
Nibley
 
Kenite
Hebrew
1. Lamentation; Possession
2. Nest [ken]
1. Hitchcock
2. Hurst
Midianite tribe descended from Keturah, wife of Abraham.
Hebrew
Incense
Hurst
Wife of Abraham and mother of six sons: Zimran; Jokshan; Medan; Midian; Ishbak; Shuah.
Khensu
Egyptian
He who traverses
Nibley
 
Khepri (Khapri)
Egyptian
Rising Sun
(See Picture)
Nibley
Egyptian god; also symbolized by a lotus flower or a scarab beetle. Note that the lotus was depicted with red (life and the east) and white (death and the west). See Facsimile 1-3.
Egyptian
Fortress
Hurst
Egyptian fortress (aka Etham) near modern Ismailia.
Khonsu (Chonsu)
Egyptian
He Who Traverses
Nibley
Nibley claimed it symbolized a relation of light/power transferred between the 15 governing stars depicted in facsimile 2 item #4.
Khor Kharfot
Arabic
Fort Inlet
(See Picture)
Hurst
Place in the Dhofar (Zufar) region of modern Oman where Lehi's family built a ship at Bountiful. Part of modern Wadi Sayq.
Khor Rori
Arabic
Originally called Sumhuram
(See Picture)
Hurst
Place in the Dhofar (Zufar) region of modern Oman near where Lehi's family built a ship at Bountiful (modern Khor Kharfot.
Akkadian
Honored
Erickson
Jaredite king and son of Orihah. Father of Corihor (who seized the kingdom from his father) and Shule.
Hebrew
Graves of Lust
Hurst
Place in the Wilderness of Paran. Probably the same as Taberah.
Hebrew
Dusky; Turbid
Hurst
aka Valley of Shaveh located near Jerusalem. See Picture.
1. Babylonian
2. Jaredite
1. Right Now
2. Equal to Mama
    (Akkadian god)
1. Erickson
2. Hurst
Jaredite king and son of Morianton. Uncle of Levi.
Jaredite
Like God "Nor"
Erickson
Jaredite king.
Kippur
Hebrew
Atonement; To Embrace
Nibley
 
Kiryat-Ye'arim
(Kirjath-Jearim)
Hebrew
City of Woods
(See Picture)
Hurst
Ancient name was Baalah, a Canaanite city. Ark of the Covenant was kept here 10 years.
1. Adamic
2. Hebrew
1. Difficult; Hard
2. Bent; A Snare
1. Bible
2. Hurst
Jaredite king and son of Corom. Father of Lib.
1. Adamic
2. Hebrew
1. Difficult; Hard
2. Bent; A Snare
1. Bible
2. Hurst
Father of Saul.
Babylonian
Instead of the Lord
Erickson
Leader of Gadianton robbers.
Kishkumen
Babylonian
Instead of the Lord
Erickson
City of Nephite dissenters. It was destroyed with fire when Jesus Christ was crucified.
Egyptian
1. Kolob in its motion
2. Law of Heredity; Hebrew term is [binah] Wisdom; (Similar to Hah-ko-kau-beam)
1. J. Smith
2. Nazarenes
Joseph Smith stated its measurement was 24 cubits (72 days). Nazarenes of Mount Carmel claim this represents the "Right of Authority from eight days old" according to the priesthood.
Hebrew
Faint; Weak
Hurst
Second son of Levi and father of Uzziel.
Kokaubeam
Hebrew
Stars [kokabim]
J. Smith
Kokob
Hebrew
1. Star
2. Mercury
1. J. Smith
2. Nazarenes
Actually, the Hebrew word for Mercury is Hama.
1. Egyptian
2. Arabic
3. Hebrew
4. Hebrew
1. [m-qab] In the midst of
2. [qalb] Center; Heart;
    Middle
3. [qlb] Middle; Midst;
    Draw near
4. [klb] Dog
J. Smith;
Nibley;
Tvedtnes
Star nearest the residence (planet) of God. See Picture and Facsimile 1-3. John Tvedtnes contends it may refer to Sirius, the Dog Star.
Egyptian
Land of Cush (Kush)
Nibley
See Picture and Facsimile 1-3. Modern Sudan.
Egyptian
Famous Egyptian
High Priest
[Herihor] See Picture
Nibley
Anti-Christ who preached falsehoods until Alma cursed him. Zoramites eventually killed Korihor.
Kumen
Akkadian
Instead of the Lord
Erickson
One of 12 Nephite disciples of Jesus Christ.
Kumenonhi
Akkadian
Leader Instead
of Jehovah
Erickson
One of 12 Nephite disciples of Jesus Christ.

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