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Name
Language
English Meaning
Source
Comments
Wadi el-Afal
Valley that Lehi named after his son, Lemuel. See Picture.
Wander in Wilderness
Moses lead Israelites from Egypt via: Elim; Etham; Ezion-Geber; Hazeroth; Heshbon; Kadesh; Kibroth-Hattaavah; Marah; Massah; Meribah; Mount Seir; Rephidim; Taberah; also wilderness areas of Paran; Shur; Sin; Sinai; Zin.
Was
Egyptian
Dominion
Nibley
See Picture and Facsimile 1-3.
Waters of Mormon
Located at Lake Atitlan in modern Guatemala.
Egyptian
Full Endowment;
Priesthood (See Picture)
Nibley
See Facsimile 1-3. Plutarch called this "Pronoian" (Greek for "Consummate Knowledge").
Egyptian
Opener of the Way
(See Picture)
Nibley
Refers to Jesus Christ, who opened the way from death (hell) into immortal life. See Facsimile 1-3
White Skin
According to Nibley, Hebrew use of light and dark "skin" indicated a person's obedience or rebelliousness. Nephites white skin in the Book of Mormon was a term to indicate their belief and not actual skin color.
Area that Israelites crossed on their way to Canaan. See picture of See Mount Paran.
Widerness where Israelites complained against bitter water. Probably at Ain Hawarah (aka Marah). See picture of Shur area.
Widerness that Israelites crossed first received manna to eat. See picture of Sin desert.
Area that Israelites crossed on their way to Canaan. See Picture.
Area near Kadesh that Israelites crossed on their way to Canaan. See picture of Wadi Aravah.
Wind Rose
Represents 32 directions of the winds (aka Compass Rose).
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Egyptian
Priesthood
J.Smith
Mentioned in the Kirtland Egyptian Papers.
wnwty
Egyptian
Astronomer
J.Smith
Mentioned in the Kirtland Egyptian Papers.

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