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Name
Language
English Meaning
Source
Comments
Hebrew
Full Moon; White
Nibley
Similar to Libnah, which referred to the mountains of modern Lebanon. Zoram was his servant.
Hebrew
Full Moon; White
Nibley
Son of Bethuel. Brother of Leah and Rachel.
Greek
Laconia
[Southeast Peloponnesus]
Hurst
Nephite chief judge.
Lachoneus
Greek
Laconia
[Southeast Peloponnesus]
Hurst
Son of Lachoneus.
Laish
Hebrew
Lion [Luwsh]
(See Picture)
Hurst
Town in the upper Jordan Valley. Called Leshem in Joshua 19:47.
Lamah
Arabic
Brilliancy
Hurst
Nephite commander of 10,000 men.
1. Akkadian
2. Arabic
1. Why God
2. Twinkling
1. Erickson
2. Hurst
Older brother of Lemuel, who allied with Laman against the Nephites. Oldest son of Lehi. See Picture.
1. Akkadian
2. Arabic
1. Why God
2. Twinkling
1. Erickson
2. Hurst
Lamanite king circa 200 B.C.
Laman
1. Akkadian
2. Arabic
1. Why God
2. Twinkling
1. Erickson
2. Hurst
Son of Laman circa 178 B.C.
Laman
1. Akkadian
2. Arabic
1. Why God
2. Twinkling
1. Erickson
2. Hurst
Nephite soldier.
Laman
1. Akkadian
2. Arabic
1. Why God
2. Twinkling
1. Erickson
2. Hurst
River that empties into Red Sea. It was named for Laman.
Laman
1. Akkadian
2. Arabic
1. Why God
2. Twinkling
1. Erickson
2. Hurst
City of Lamanites destroyed with fire when Jesus Christ was crucified.
Hebrew
People of Laman
(See Empire Link)
B. Mormon
Frequently fought the Nephites.
Adamic
Lamentation
Koinonia
Husband of Adah and Zillah; father of Tubal-Cain. He murdered a young man who revealed the secret society of Cain.
Adamic
Lamentation
Koinonia
Father of Noah, who built an ark.
Arabic
Twinkling
[derived from Laman]
See Picture.
Hurst
Son of Lamanite king in the land of Ishmael. He became a convert to Jesus Christ from the effort of Ammon.
Lasha
Semitic
Fissure
Hurst
Site famous for hot springs. Canaanite city east of the Dead Sea. Later known as Callirrhoe.
Hebrew
Delicate; Weary
Bible
Daughter of Bethuel. Sister of Laban and Rachel. First wife of Jacob. Mother of Dinah and six sons: Reuben; Simeon; Levi; Judah; Issachar; Zebulun.
Lebanown
Hebrew
White Place
Tvedtnes
Modern Lebanon. Called a "white place" due to snow on Mount Lebanon.
Hebrew
Inflamed Swords
Hurst
Son of Mizraim. His people lived in ancient Libya (aka Lubim in 2 Chronicles 12:3).
Hebrew
Jawbone
See Picture.
Nibley
Husband of Sariah. Father of Nephi, who became ruler of the Nephites. Preached in Jerusalem and later left the city. Built a ship at Bountiful in modern Oman and eventually arrived in a new land.
Hebrew
Jawbone
Nibley
Nephite military commander who served under Captain Moroni.
Hebrew
Jawbone
Nibley
Son of Zoram, chief captain of Nephite military forces circa 81 B.C.
Hebrew
Jawbone
Nibley
Son of Helaman, a Nephite chief judge circa 45 B.C.
Lehi
Hebrew
Jawbone
Nibley
Nephite city probably on Maya Beach opposite False Caye in modern Belize.
Lehi
Hebrew
Jawbone
Nibley
Morianton claimed part of this land and caused his people to fight the forces of Captain Moroni. Probably located in modern Belize.
Hebrew
Jawbone-Prophet
Nibley
Same as the Land of Nephi.
Lehi's Route
Route that Lehi and family took from Jerusalem circa 600 B.C. to Bountiful (modern Khor Kharfot). Son Nephi broke his bow while hunting near modern Jeddah in Saudi Arabia. Bountiful was in Wadi Sayq and near ancient Khor Rori in modern Yemen. Click to view Lehi Route.
Lehonti
Semitic
Flames of Silver
Hurst
Lamanite military commander.
Hebrew
Devoted to God
See Picture.
Hurst
Younger brother of Laman, who allied with Lemuel against the Nephites.
Lemuel
Hebrew
Devoted to God
Hurst
Lamanite city.
Lemuel
Hebrew
Devoted to God
Hurst
Valley near the Red Sea. See picture of Wadi el-Afal.
Hebrew
Joined
Hurst
Third son of Jacob and Leah. See the 12 Tribes of Israel.
Hebrew
Joined
Hurst
Good Jaredite king and nephew of Kim, whom he overthrew. Father of Corom.
Liahona
Hebrew
1. Queen Bee Swarming in Desert
2. To God is the Direction
Nibley
Compass that Lehi received from God. See Picture.
Akkadian
Compensation
Erickson
Good Jaredite king and son of Kish. Father of Hearthom.
Akkadian
Compensation
Erickson
Late Jaredite king and brother of Shiz.
1. Jaredite
2. Hebrew
1. White
2. Heart [liba] or [libe]
Nibley
Probably San Lorenzo in Mexico.
Latin
Goddess of Liberty
[Freedom from Kings]
Hurst
Roman goddess similar to Ishtar and Isis. Modern Bible scholars claim the Statue of Liberty equates to the "Whore of Babylon" and the United States represents "Mystery Babylon" in Revelations; "Daughters of Chaldeans" (Isaiah 47:5) signifies Jews in the USA. Likewise, "Mighty Men" (Jeremiah 51:30) and other Biblical verses foretell the fall of latter-day America due to sin.
1. Hebrew
2. Phoenician
1. Whiteness
2. White Land (modern
Lebanon) See Mount Lebanon.
1. Hurst
2. Nibley
See Facsimile 1-3 and Picture; could also refer to Libya because people anciently were light-skinned and haired. Libnah also was a town in lowland Judah that was assigned to Levite priests. See picture of Tel Zayit ruins.
Arabic
Lehite
(Hebrew for "Jawbone")
Hurst
Dedanite people who changed their name to "lihyan Kingdom" in honor of Lehi, who converted them during his travels from Jerusalem. See Map and Picture.
1. Egypytian
2. Hebrew
1. Fifth Governing Star
2. Instructed [limmud]
1. J.Smith
2. Strong
Refers to Veh-Kli-flos-is-es (Fifth Governing Star), fifth of the governing stars from Facsimile 2 in the Book of Abraham. Associated with the Egyptian god of wisdom, Thoth.
Limhah
Semitic
Love is Passionate
Erickson
Nephite commander of 10,000 men.
Limher
Hebrew
Yahwah + "Her"
Hurst
Nephite soldier circa 87 B.C.
Limhi
1. Hebrew
2. Semitic
1. Dialectical form of Lamech
2. Love is First
1. Nibley
2. Erickson
King in the Land of Nephi circa 121 B.C. His soldiers found gold plates of Ether, which related a history of the Jaredites.
Limnah
Hebrew
To Count; Weigh
Nibley
A unit of Nephite measurement.
Live
Note that the English word "EVIL" derives from the opposite of "LIVE".
Refugees from ten of the Tribes of Israel who departed from ancient Assyria and traveled to Arsareth (Siret River) in modern Romania. They continued into northern lands and are to return during the Millennial reign of Jesus Christ. Some separated from the main body and settled in various lands of Europe, such as the tribe of Dan in Denmark ("Land of Dan"). Other groups of Hebrew speaking Israelites were located in western China and India. Those from India emigrated to modern Israel circa 2009 AD. Some believe the tribes reside in Agharta and their return will be through the North Pole Hole.
Hebrew
A Covering
Bible
Son of Haran and nephew of Abraham. Lot's family later lived in the area of Sodom and Gomorrah near the Dead Sea. Due to Abraham's righteousness, God warned and assisted Lot to escape destruction of the cities.
Hebrew
Hidden; Wrapped Up
Hurst
Father of Timna.
Lotus
According to Nibley, a lotus symbolized the following: Creation; Rebirth; Upper Egypt; Welcome (if coming in peace). Red (symbol of Desert; East; Honeybee [Deseret]; Life) and White (symbol of Death; West) often were depicted on a stylized lotus. See Facsimile 1-3.
Adamic
Light Bearer
Nibley
His name was changed to Satan upon expulsion for rebellion and attempting to usurp God's power. See Plan of Life.
Hebrew
Nativity Generation
(aka Lydia)
Hurst
Son of Mizraim. His people lived in ancient Lydia.
Luram
Semitic
Exalted Splendor
Erickson
Nephite military commander who served under Mormon.
Semitic
Almond Tree
Hurst
Site where Abraham built an alter when first entering Canaan, and where Joseph had a dream of heaven. Later called Beth-El.

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