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Name
Language
English Meaning
Source
Comments
Hebrew
Pressed Down;
Worn Fastened
Hurst
Daughter of Nahor and Reumah.
Hebrew
Pressed Down;
Worn Fastened
Hurst
Mother of Asa.
Hebrew
Pressed Down;
Worn Fastened
Hurst
Small kingdom in Syria northeast of Bashan. See Hula Valley.
Maareh-Geba
Hebrew
Meadow of Geba
Hurst
The correct reading is: "To the west of Geba" [mime-'arath gebha], a hill west of Gibeah.
Egyptian
Nibley
Note that God has Maat feathers (symbol of truth) in this image from facsimile 2.
Mactus
Hebrew
Sacred Place
Nibley
 
Madim
Hebrew
Nazarenes
Nazarenes of Mount Carmel translation.
Madmenah
Hebrew
Dunghill
Hurst
Probably located at Shu'fat, north of Mount Scopus.
Magdala
1. Aramaic
2. Hebrew
1. Elegant; Great Place
2. Tower
Hurst
Magdala near the Roman city of Tiberias, on the western shore of the Sea of Galilee.
Magog
Hebrew
1. From Gog [min gag]
2. Off the Roof
Hurst
Second son of Japeth.
Hebrew
1. From Gog [min gag]
2. Off the Roof
Hurst
Land mentioned in Revelation 19:11 - 21:8 (New Testament) that will unite with Gog against Israel after Satan is released from his 1,000 year bondage.
1. Arabic
2. Babylonian
3. Sanskrit
1. Wild Cow
2. Uncle
3. Great
1. Hurst
2. Erickson
3. Hurst
Third son of Jared. He refused to be a king.
Adamic
Praise God
[Mahalal-El]
Hurst
Son of Cainan and father of Jared.
Hebrew
Sickness
Hurst
Daughter of Elon, a Hittite man. First wife of Esau and mother of Eliphaz. Her original name was Adah; Esau changed it to Bashemath and later to Mahalath.
1. Hebrew
2. Aramaic
1. Smitten
2. [Similar to Mahujah]
1. Hurst
2. Nibley
Man who questioned Enoch as he prophesied. Mahijah was a giant according to Enoch literature found in the Dead Sea scrolls (Qumran IV).
Hebrew
Infirmity; Sickness
Hurst
Son of Elimelech and Naomi. First husband of Ruth.
Egyptian
Mighty Like unto Rah
Nibley
See Facsimile 1-3 and Picture
1. Akkadian
& Various
2. Jaredite
1. Great Man Who Led (us) to the West Sea [Maha in Thai and Oriental languages means "Great"]
2. (not specified)
1. Hurst
2. J. Smith
Younger brother of Jared. Father of Pagag. Spiritual leader of the Jaredites, who eventually settled the areas of La Venta and Moron (Monte Alban). See Picture.
1. Hebrew
2. Aramaic
1. Smitten
2. (Similar to Mahijah)
1. Hurst
2. Nibley
Enoch traveled here when The Lord instructed him to visit Mount Simeon.
Aramaic
Smitten by God
Hurst
Son of Irad.
Hebrew
My Messenger
Hurst
Prophet in Jerusalem who warned the people to pay their tithes to God.
Mammon
1. Akkadian
2. Aramaic
3. Hebrew
1. Evil One
2. Riches
3. Banking; Trade
1. Erickson
2. Bible
3. Nibley
Term used in New Testament (Matthew 6:24 and Luke 16:13). Note: mm = whosoever; man = God (whomsoever in place of God)
Semitic
Grazing Land
Hurst
Brother of Aner and Eshcol. Owner of Elonei Mamre. He was an Amorite chief who allied with Abraham in the Battle of Siddim.
Hebrew
Causing to Forget
Hurst
Oldest son of Joseph and Asenath. Brother of Ephraim, both of whose descendants became part of the 12 Tribes of Israel.
Hebrew
Causing to Forget
Hurst
King of Judah and father of Amon.
Manna
Special food that God provided for Israelites to collect during their trek in the desert. A jar of manna reportedly was kept in the Ark of the Covenant.
Hebrew
Rest
Hurst
Father of Samson.
Manti
1. Egyptian
2. Semitic
1. God of Hermonthis
2. Like a Flower
1. Nibley
2. Hurst
Nephite soldier circa 87 B.C.
1. Egyptian
2. Semitic
1. God of Hermonthis
2. Like a Flower
1. Nibley
2. Hurst
Probably Cobán in Alta Vérapaz department of Guatemala.
1. Egyptian
2. Semitic
1. God of Hermonthis
2. Like a Flower
1. Nibley
2. Hurst
Hill near Zarahemla where Nehor was executed for murdering Gideon.
Manti
1. Egyptian
2. Semitic
1. God of Hermonthis
2. Like a Flower
1. Nibley
2. Hurst
Southernmost land of the Nephites. Probably Alta Vérapaz department of Guatemala.
Hebrew
Bitter
Hurst
Place where Israelites complained about bitter water. Possibly located at Ain Hawarah or Ayun Musa. See Picture.
Mark of Beast
Mark in the hand or forehead required for all transactions under the Satanic society mentioned in the New Testament (Revelation 13:16).
    "New World Order" proponents will require RFID code on virtually every item sold. The United States Food and Drug Administration approved use of an implanted Microchip, as Regina Dugan advised in a 2015 AD Bilderberg meeting. Another "Mark of the Beast" is a Mind-Reading electronic tattoo. Dugan was head of DARPA (Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency) 2009-2012 AD, an executive at Google (2012-2016 AD), and currently heads Facebook's nefarious "Building 8" team.
    Such "marks" are intended to control and reduce world population, as advocated by David Rockefeller and other prominent eugenicists. They also support goals enshrined on the Georgia Guidestones by its creator, R.C. Christian (alleged to be Robert Carter Cook and Ted Turner). In 2016 AD the European Union proposed use of a mandatory electronic ID to track all internet users and eliminate privacy.
Mark of Cain
According to Nibley, a blackened forehead was a mark used to distinguish Cain and his descendants. They were known to be blacksmiths, who wandered throughout ancient lands. The mark was not necessarily a black skin. Moses 7:8 states the people of Canaan received a "blackness".
1. Egyptian
2. Hebrew
1. Beauty; Beloved
2. Wished-for Child
Hurst
Wife of Joseph and mother of Jesus Christ. (See Picture)
1. Egyptian
2. Hebrew
1. Beauty; Beloved
2. Wished-for Child
    (See Picture)
Hurst
Wealthy woman from the town of Magdala. Early Christians knew her as wife to Jesus Christ. That is why she called Jesus, Rabboni, in the Garden of Gethsemane. She was from the tribe of Benjamin.
Mashiach
Hopi
Messiah
Nibley
Hopi indians in western USA use this term. Refers to Jesus Christ.
Mashiah
Hebrew
Annointed One; Messiah
Nibley
Refers to Jesus Christ.
Mashihi
Hebrew
People of Messiah
Nibley
Christians in the time of Jesus Christ
Hebrew
Temptation; Testing
Hurst
Place where Israelites rested near Mount Horeb. Possibly the same as Meribah.
Adamic
Great or Mighty "Master" [Maha in Thai and Oriental languages means "Great"]
Hurst
See Cain, who learned the Great Secret
Mathoni
Hebrew
[similar to Mattan]
Gift
Hurst
One of 12 disciples whom Jesus Christ chose after His appearance at Bountiful.
Mathonihah
Hebrew
[similar to Mattaniah]
Gift of Jehovah
Hurst
One of 12 disciples whom Jesus Christ chose after His appearance at Bountiful. Mattaniah was the birth name of king Zedekiah
Mayan
Emerge from Underneath the Water
Hurst
Ancient people who built cities such as Palenque and Tikal. Known as the Nephites in the Book of Mormon. Also refers to the Yucatán area.
Hebrew
Judgment; Process
Hurst
Third son of Abraham and Keturah.
Medes (Media)
Aramaic
Middle Land [Maday]
Hurst
Ancient race from Media in modern Iran. They briefly conquered Babylon. See Empire page.
Semitic
His Precious Fruit
(See Picture)
Hurst
Ancient Canaanite town on Mount Megiddo. Site of several battles between Egyptian forces and Semitic kingdoms. Battle of Armageddon mentioned in Revelations 16:16 will be fought here. See Har Megiddo.
Mehujael
Hebrew
1. Priest of God
2. Struck by God
Hurst
Son of Irad.
1. Greek
2. Hebrew
1. King of Righteousness
2. My King is Zedek
   (aka Adoni-Zedek
   Justice of the Lord;
   Lord of Righteousness
)
1. Bible
2. Hurst
King of ancient Salem (Jerusalem). Joseph Smith claimed Melchizedek was Shem, son of Noah. Jewish tradition holds that he designed the purpose and function of the Khufu pyramid. See Facsimile 1-3 for details. Picture showing the Seal of Melchizedek.
Melek
Aramaic
King
Nibley
Located in the upper Río Usumacinta area of Mexico.
Memphis
Egyptian
White Wall
Hurst
Capital of Lower Egypt and later of a united Egyptian Empire under Pharaoh Menes circa 2950 BC. Ancient Hebrews called it Moph or Noph (Isaiah 19:13 and Ezekiel 30:13). See Picture.
Menorah
Lampstand used in Solomon's Temple. It symbolized the Tree of Life. See Picture.
Hebrew
Quarrel
Hurst
Place where Israelites rested near Mount Horeb. Possibly the same as Massah.
Hebrew
Drawing Out
Hurst
Sixth son of Japeth. His descendants likely were the Moschi -- later Muscovs of modern Russia.
English
Annointed One
Hurst
Refers to Jesus Christ. Hebrew term is Mashiah.
Messianic Star
AKA Star of Bethlehem because it shone over the site of baby Jesus' birth on 17 June 2 BC at Bethlehem. It actually was the rare conjunction (once every 2,000+ years) of the planets Jupiter and Venus with the kingship star of Regulus in the constellation of Leo. It could be seen 12 hours from China to Europe, with its closest point of separation at Israel. It recently appeared on 30 June 2015 AD and was seen 9+ hours from Bermuda to Hawaii. See Picture.
Hebrew
His Death Shall Bring
[muth-shalach]
Koinonia
Son of Enoch, who built a righteous city. Father of Lamech and grandfather of Noah.
Michael
Adamic
Who is Like God
[mi-ka-il]
Erickson
Hebrew
Hidden
Hurst
Palestinian town northeast of Jerusalem. See view of modern Mukhmas.
Middoni
Hebrew
Mitanni
Hurst
Land of Mitanni north of Israel.
Middoni
Hebrew
Mittani (See Picture)
Nibley
Probably located at El Portón in Guatemala.
Hebrew
Judgment; Strife
Hurst
Fourth son of Abraham and Keturah. Father of the Midianites--a confederation of Arabic tribes in the area of modern Israel and Jordan.
Midian
Hebrew
Judgment; Strife
Hurst
Lamanite land east of Lehi-Nephi.
Migron
Hebrew
Precipice
Hurst
Village between Ai and Michmash. See view of modern Migron.
Hebrew
Queen
Bible
Wife of Nehor and aunt of Abram.
Milhamah
Hebrew
Battle
Nibley
 
Min
Egyptian
Nibley
Most powerful Egyptian god. View of a Min statue.
Akkadian
[mannai]
Hurst
Ancient kingdom of the Mannaeans near Lake Urmia in modern Iran.
Minon
1. Egyptian
2. Philistine
1. Min in Perpetuity
2. (unexplained)
1. Erickson
2. Nibley
Nephite region along the Sidon River between Nephi and Zarahemla.
1. Egyptian
2. Hebrew
1. Beloved
2. Rebellion
Hurst
Daughter of Amram and Jochebed. Older sister of Aaron and Moses. Died of leprosy near Kadesh. See Picture.
1. Adamic
2. Hebrew
1. Black
2. Tribulations
Hurst
Son of Ham and brother of Cush. Married his sister, Egyptus. Father of Anamim, Lehabim, Ludim and Naphtuhim (aka Pharaoh). Egyptians called Mizraim -- Ptaú (aka Ptah "Father") and Pharaoh.
Mizraim
1. Adamic
2. Hebrew
1. Black
2. Tribulations
Hurst
Hebrew name for ancient Egypt
Moab
Hebrew
Of His Father
Hurst
Son of Lot and father of the Moabites.
Hebrew
Of His Father
(See Picture)
Hurst
Kingdom in the modern West Bank; started by descendants of See Lot.
Mocum
Hebrew
Town; Village [maqom]
Hurst
City that sank in the sea when Jesus Christ was crucified.
Italian
My Lady Elizabeth
(See Picture)
Hurst
Reference to Mary Magdalene; also represented by a Fleur-de-lis (French for "Flower Lily"). Thought to be a corruption of Amon L'isa (Amon and Isis).
Money Changers
Jesus Christ flogged the Money Changers, who polluted the temple in Jerusalem.
1. Hebrew
2. Persian
1. Bitter; Contrition
2. Servant of Marduk
Hurst
Son of Jair. He defeated Persian forces under Haman. See Picture.
Moreh
Semitic
Archer; Fruitful; Teacher
(See Picture)
Hurst
Plain in ancient Canaan where Abraham rested before arriving in Egypt.
Moriamon
Egyptian
Beloved of Amon
Nibley
 
Moriancumer
Jaredite
He Led to the West Sea
Hurst
Place near the Atlantic Ocean where Jaredites camped four years prior to arrival in modern Mexico. It likely was named in honor of Mahonri Moriancumer.
Egyptian
Beloved of Aton
Nibley
Jaredite king and descendant of Riplakish. Father of Kim.
Egyptian
Beloved of Aton
Nibley
Teancum killed Morianton in battle near the border of Desolation.
Morianton
Egyptian
Beloved of Aton
Nibley
Probably located in Guatemala at Rio Azul.
Moriantum
1. Akkadian
2. Hebrew
1. Beloved of Antum
2. Chosen Waters
1. Hurst
2. Nibley
Nephite region. Probably at Minatitlán.
Egyptian
More Good
(Mer + Amon)
1. Hurst
2. J. Smith
Father of Mormon.
Egyptian
More Good
(Mer + Amon)
    See Picture.
1. Hurst
2. J. Smith
Father of Moroni; abridged a record of his people (called the Book of Mormon.) He later died in battle at Cumorah (alternate site: Cumorah).
Mormon
Egyptian
More Good
(Mer + Amon)
1. Hurst
2. J. Smith
Region near the Waters of Mormon.
Jaredite
Western
Hurst
Evil Jaredite king; father of Coriantor. Son of Ethem.
Jaredite
Western
(See Picture)
Hurst
Probably located at Monte Alban.
Egyptian
1. Belonging to Moron
2. Hidden Goodness
    See Picture.
1. Erickson
2. Hurst
Son of Mormon, who died in battle at Cumorah (alternate site: Cumorah). Moroni later buried his father's record at the Hill Cumorah in New York.
Egyptian
1. Belonging to Moron
2. Hidden Goodness
1. Erickson
2. Hurst
Saved Zarahemla from enemy forces. See Picture. His subordinate commanders included: Helaman; Lehi; Teancum.
Moroni
Egyptian
1. Belonging to Moron
2. Hidden Goodness
1. Erickson
2. Hurst
Nephite city probably at Punta Gorda in modern Belize.
Moronihah
Hebrew
My Lord is Good
Hurst
Nephite military commander and son of Captain Moroni.
Moronihah
Hebrew
My Lord is Good
Hurst
Nephite commander of 10,000 men.
Moronihah
Hebrew
My Lord is Good
Hurst
City destroyed in a volcanic eruption of avalanche when Jesus Christ was crucified. Possibly located at Cuicuilco in Mexico.
Egyptian
Drawn Out; Savior
(See Picture 1; Picture 2)
Bible
Husband of Tharbis and Zipporah. Son of Amram and Jochebed. Brother of Aaron and Miriam. Adopted son of Egyptian princess, Bithiah, who drew him from the Nile River.
      He received Ten Commandments from God at Mount Sinai. He led Israelites out of Egypt in 1453 or 1485 BC. Translated and left the people at Mount Nebo. On 3 April 1836 A.D. Moses appeared to Joseph Smith Jr. and Oliver Cowdery, giving them the keys to gather Israel and the 10 Lost Tribes (see DC 110:11).
Egyptian
Savior
Hurst
Joined his people with the Mulekites in Zarahemla. Father of King Benjamin.
Egyptian
Savior
See Picture.
Hurst
His four rebellious sons and Alma the Younger later repented and converted many Lamanites. Son of King Benjamin.
Hebrew
God's Vineyard
Hurst
A hill that was an ancient headland of Palestine. See Picture.
Mount Hor
Burial site of Aaron. See Picture.
Mount Nebo
Site where Moses viewed Palestine. See Picture.
Hebrew
Hairy; Rough
Hurst
Home of Esau. Mountain where Israelites of Moses camped. Named after Seir the Horite. See Picture.
Mount Shelem
Hebrew
Peace Offering
Hurst
Mountain probably in Morocco or Spain where Mahonri Moriancumer obtained 16 white stones.
Hebrew
Hearing
Hurst
Location where Enoch spoke face to face with visit Jesus Christ.
Mount Sinai
Name for Horeb, where God gave the law to Moses. The name means "Mountain of Saturn." Anciently, the close proximity of Saturn, Mars and Venus caused great upheavals on Earth (depicted in this sign). A similar confluence in the "last days" was foretold in Isaiah 27:1 (In that day, the Lord will punish with his sword - his fierce, great and powerful sword - Leviathan the gliding serpent, Leviathan the coiling serpent; he will slay the monster of the sea). Leviathan was a huge interplanetary discharge of plasma that stretched from Mars to Venus. Sinai is the Arabic feminine form of the goddess Sin. See Picture of Mount Sinai.
Mount Tabor
Hebrew
Purity
(See Picture)
Hurst
Mountain in north Israel where supposedly Jesus Christ was transfigured.
Mountain Meadows
Site of a massacre by LDS men in southern Utah on 11 September 1857 AD. Co-intigators included Isaac Haight and John Lee (who later was tried and executed in 1877 AD). They led a slaughter of 120 members of the anti-Mormon Baker-Fancher party. See Picture.
Hebrew
Dear Little King [Mulaik]
Nibley
Youngest son of king Zedekiah of ancient Israel. Court retainers and seamen (likely Phoenicians) helped him escape from invading Babylonians.
Mulek
Hebrew
Dear Little King [Mulaik]
Nibley
Nephite city. Probably located at La Venta.
Hebrew
Dear Little King [Mulaik]
Nibley
Land of the Mulekites at Zarahemla
Hebrew
People of Mulek [Mulekiah]
(See Empire Link)
Nibley
They established the city and land of Zarahemla. They first landed probably near El Tajin or the Hill Cumorah area, but sailed farther south due to an on-going Jaredite war.
Muloki
Hebrew
King
Hurst
Man who traveled with Aaron on a mission to the Lamanites. He likely was a Mulekite.
Multiply Thy Sorrow
According to Nibley, this statement by God to Eve in Genesis 3:16 actually is "Labor in Body and Mind" and means that a woman who gives birth to a child should use her full strength of body and mind to raise the child properly.
Mundus
Latin
Center of Everything
Nibley
 
Greek
Initiated into Endowment;
Muo = To Shut Up
Nibley
Jesus Christ taught this to apostles after his resurrection. His disciples are to seek full knowledge of this Plan of Life. It referred to the temple ordinances (initiatory and endowment). (Matthew 13:11 also D&C 42:61,65 and 76:7,114) Ancient "mystery" religions were based on a corruption of the true rites as first given to Adam and Eve.
Mystery Babylon
Evil city that God will destroy in the "Last Days." Refers to Libertas. 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.

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