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Name
Language
English Meaning
Source
Comments
Hebrew
Exalted; Lofty
Hurst
Father of Dedan and Sheba. He was a Cushite.
Raamses
Egyptian
[aka Ramses]
See Picture
Bible
Prince of ancient Egypt who was raised with young Moses.
Rabbah
Semitic
Great; Powerful
(See Picture)
Hurst
Chief city of Ammonites. Later called Philadelphia and now known as Amman in Jordan.
Rabbanah
1. Arabic
2. Lamanite
1. Our Sovereign Lord
    [rabbana]
2. Great King; Powerful
1. Hurst
2. B. Mormon
Lamanites in the Land of Ishmael (modern Utatlan or Zacualpa in Guatemala) used this term for Ammon.
Rabbi
Hebrew
Master
(See Picture)
Hurst
Jewish title for a religious teacher. Jesus Christ followed Jewish law at the time, which stated a rabbi must: 1) be at least 30 years of age; 2) be married; 3) have a beard. According to early Christians, Christ was married to Mary Magdalene.
Hebrew
My Master
Nibley
Term a wife used to call her husband. Mary Magdalene used this term for Jesus Christ in the Garden of Gethsemane.
Hebrew
Ewe
Bible
Daughter of Bethuel. Sister of Laban and Leah. Second wife of Jacob. Mother of Joseph and Benjamin.
Rahab
Hebrew
Blusterer; Pride
Hurst
Refers to God bringing down pride and the dragon (Satan).
Rahleenos
Aramaic
Hieroglyphs
(See Sample)
Abraham
Abraham said it was a Chaldean term, but that was his name for ancient Aramaic.
Hebrew
High Place; Hill
Hurst
Hill at Cerro Bernal or Cerro El Vigia in Mexico. (aka Cumorah)
Ramah
Hebrew
High Place; Hill
Hurst
Town and home of Samuel the prophet. Also called Ramathaim-Zophim.
Ramath
Hebrew
Height; Lofty
Hurst
Probable reference to Ramath-Lehi (Jawbone Hill), where Samson killed 1,000 Philistines.
Rambumptom
Semitic
High Curving Platform
Nibley
 
Rameumptom
1. Zoramite
2. Semitic
1. Holy Stand
2. High, Curved Stand
1. B. Mormon
2. Nibley
Zoramites in Antionum (probably Machaquilá in Guatemala) used this prayer platform.
Ra-nes
Egyptian
Language of Re (Rah)
Tvedtnes
Ancient term for hieroglyphs.
1. Hebrew
2. Egyptian
3. Hebrew
1. Expanse; Firmament; Heaven
2. Heavens; High [shaumao]
3. Expanse; Two Heavens [raqia ; shaumahyeem]
1. J. Smith
2. Tvedtnes
3. Tvedtnes
Nazarenes of Mount Carmel also claim this term appeared on the Hypocephalus of B'nai-Amen. Joseph Smith said it represented 1,000 years to the Egyptians.
Re (aka Rah)
Egyptian
Midday Sun
(See Picture)
Nibley
Egyptian god; symbolized by a Ram or a "hawk". See Facsimile 1-3.
Hebrew
Captivating [Rebecca]
Hurst
Wife of Isaac. Mother of twin boys, Esau and Jacob.
Reed Sea
Yam Suph was the probable location where Moses led the Israelites out of Egypt. Mistakenly called and identified as the Red Sea.
Hebrew
He Enlarges the People
(See Picture)
Hurst
Son of Solomon and Naamah the Ammonite. During his rigid reign, ten tribes formed a separate kingdom under Jeroboam and pharaoh Shishak of Egypt conquored Judah and seized artifacts from Solomon's temple.
Rehoboth
Hebrew
Broad Places
Hurst
Home of Saul, the king of Edom. Probably located near modern Wadi Zered.
Rehoboth-Ir
Hebrew
Town Streets
[rehovot ir]
Hurst
Probable reference to Nineveh.
Remale
Eastern Star (Venus); worshipped anciently as Astarte and Ishtar.
Hebrew
Protected by Jehovah
Hurst
Father of Pekah, during time of Ahaz the prophet.
Repat
Egyptian
Honored by and Represents Pharaoh
Nibley
 
Repent
English
To Know Yourself
Nibley
The act of changing your life to be compatible with correct principles.
Rephaim
Hebrew
Giants
Hurst
Race of tall people who resided in Canaan prior to the founding of Israel.
Rephaim
Hebrew
Giants
(See Picture)
Hurst
Upland valley southwest of Jerus, near Bethlehem.
Hebrew
Places of Rest
(See Picture)
Hurst
Place where Israelites defeated Amalekites. Israelite forces reportedly prevailed as Moses raised his arms. Probably located at Wadi Feiran.
Hebrew
Fountain Head
Hurst
Probably modern Karamlish. Asshur, son of Shem, built the city.
Hebrew
Friend
Hurst
Son of Peleg.
Hebrew
See a Son
Hurst
First son of Jacob and Leah. See the 12 Tribes of Israel.
Hebrew
Friend of God
Hurst
Son of Esau and Bashemath.
Hebrew
Exalted
Hurst
Concubine of Nahor. Mother of Gaham, Maachah, Tebah and Thahash.
Hebrew
Delightful
Hurst
King of Syria during time of Ahaz the prophet.
Righteous
English
Those in the Right Path
Nibley
Anyone who is repenting. It is not necessary for them to know or believe in Jesus Christ or God.
Hebrew
Healer
Hurst
Second son of Gomer.
Riplah
Semitic
Lord of Lah
Hurst
Hill east of Sidon River, near the Land of Manti.
Jaredite
Lord of Lakish
Nibley
Bad Jaredite king and son of Shez. Ancestor of Morianton.
Ripliancum
Jaredite
Exceed All; Large
B. Mormon
Gulf of Mexico; also noted as the Río Papaloapan (See Book of Mormon map).
Rose
Traditional symbol for Mary Magdalene. Subrosa means "under the Rose".
Rose Line
Longitudinal meridian through Paris and later at Greenwich. Also called Roslin or Rosslyn.
Hebrew for "Feast of Trumpets"; start of the Jewish New Year. Begins in the evening of 2 October when a shofar (trumpet) is sounded. Precursor to the Second Coming of the Messiah (Jesus Christ). Likely to happen in 2032 AD, according to a timeline in Khufu's pyramid. See Feast of Tabernacles.
German
Red Sign/Shield
Hurst
Relatively modern Gadianton Gang that started under Mayer Rothschild of Frankfurt, Germany, in the 1760s AD. The family financed both sides of all major wars since Napoléon. Rothschild controls nearly every central bank and is worth approximately 500 trillion dollars. Current head is Jacob Rothschild.
Ruach Ha Kaddish
Hebrew
Holy Spirit
Nazarenes
Nazarenes of Mount Carmel translation.
Ruah
Hebrew
Emotional Spirit
Nazarenes
Refers to Eve and the natural emotional spirit of humanity. Nazarenes of Mount Carmel translation.
Hebrew
Companion; Friend
Hurst
Daughter-in-law of Naomi and widow of Mahlon. She was a Moabite and later became wife of Boaz and was the mother of Obed.

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