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Name
Language
English Meaning
Source
Comments
Oan
Egyptian
The Earth
J. Smith
 
Hebrew
Servant
Hurst
Son of Boaz and Ruth. Father of Jesse.
Semitic
Bread Baked in Ashes
(See Picture)
Hurst
Amorite king of Bashan. He was killed in battle against Moses.
Ogath
Hebrew
Round Place
Erickson
Area near the hill Ramah (Cumorah). Two possible sites are Cerro Bernal or Cerro El Vigia in Mexico.
Olea
1. Egyptian
2. Hebrew
1. Moon [Iah]
2. Moon [oreach; yareach]
1. J. Smith
2. Tvedtnes
Our Moon. See Facsimile 1-3
Egyptian
1. Center of Kli-flos-is-es
2. Second Governing Star
1. Hurst
2. J. Smith
Probably Rigel in Orion. See Facsimile 1-3
Egyptian
Great is Amon
[wr-imn-ra]
Nibley
aka Great is the Begotten of Ptah [wr-ir-n-ptah] or I Magnify Ra [wr-w-ra]
Olishem
1. Egyptian
2. Akkadian
1. Hill of Heaven
2. [ulisum]
1. Nibley
2. Tvedtnes
Probably located near ancient Ebla.
Hebrew
Speaker [omar]
Erickson
Jaredite king and son of Shule. Father of Emer and Jared.
Hebrew
Kinsman is Light
Hurst
Missionary son of King Mosiah.
Hebrew
Kinsman is Light
Hurst
Nephite city probably located at Altun Ha in modern Belize.
Omner
Hebrew
Kinsman is Light
Hurst
Land and People to whom Enoch preached.
Egyptian
Belonging to Amon
Nibley
Nephite record keeper circa 361 BC. Son of Jarom and father of Amaron.
1. Egyptian
2. Hebrew
1. ['iwnw] See Glyph
2. Strength; Wealth
    aka Ånu and Heliopolis
    (See Picture)
1. Nibley
2. Hurst
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.
Hebrew
Strong
Hurst
Second son of Judah. Second husband of Tamar.
Iroquoian
On Top of the Hill
Hurst
Joseph Smith reportedly said Onandagus was a famous Nephite prophet during the time of Zelph.
Ondi
Adamic
Face-to-Face with
Nibley
This is similar to the term "Anti", as in "Anti-Nephi-Lehi". See Adam-ondi-Ahman.
One Eternal Round
English
One Eternal Round
Nibley
Hurst
Nibley said this is the meaning of "Beginning and Ending of Time". I note that "Time" refers to the mortal period of life on this earth. It ends when Jesus Christ makes a final judgment and assigns people to an appropriate kingdom/level. See my notes on the Plan of Life.
Oni
Hebrew
My Strength
Hurst
Term mentioned in the Bible.
Onias
Pharaoh of Egypt in 150 BC granted permission for Onias to build a scale-model Israelite temple at On.
Onidah
Hebrew
My Strength is Jehovah
(See Picture)
Hurst
Hill in the land of Antionum.
Onihah
Hebrew
Strength of Jehovah
Hurst
City that sank in the sea when Jesus Christ was crucified.
Onitah
Egyptian
[Onidah]
Nibley
Egyptian
 
J. Smith
The name of a royal family in Egypt. Pharaoh and father of Princess Katumin.
Ophir
1. Hebrew
2. Semitic
1. Reduce to Ashes
2. Fruitful Region
1. Hurst
2. Hitchcock
Land in southern Arabia on the gold trade route of king Solomon.
Oreb
Hebrew
Raven
Hurst
Hill where Gideon defeated the forces of Amalekites and Midian in the Jezreel Valley.
Jaredite
Friend of Jehovah
Hurst
First Jaredite king and youngest son of Jared. Father of Kib.
Hebrew
Back of the Neck
Hurst
Daughter-in-law of Naomi and widow of Chilion. She was a Moabite.
Osarsiph
Egyptian
Manetho
Another name for Moses.
Egyptian
God of the Dead
(God of Egypt)
Hurst
See Picture. Osiris was the brother of Isis. Over time, Egyptians corrupted the teachings of Adam via Ham. Osiris became a convoluted substitute for Jesus Christ.
Osiris
Egyptian
God of the Dead
(God of Egypt)
Hurst
Ancient Egyptian name for the planet Jupiter.

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