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Name
Language
English Meaning
Source
Comments
Zabad
Hebrew
He Hath Endowed
Hurst
Name of several Old Testament men.
Hebrew
God Endows
Hurst
Son of Jashobeam. Military commander of 24,000 men.
Hebrew
Jehovah Remembers
Hurst
Father of Mulek and other sons. Last king of Israel before Babylonian conquest.
1. Greek
2. Hebrew
1. Center
2. Derived from Zechariah
     (Jehovah Remembers)
Hurst
Husband of Elizabeth and father of John the Baptist. Priest in Jerusalem. He was murdered under orders from King Herod. See Picture.
Zacualpan
Nahuatl
City of the People from the Great Tower
Hurst
City not far from ancient Shem (Cholula) in Mexico. See Picture.
Zadok
1. Hebrew
2. Semitic
1. Righteous
2. Melchizedek
1. Hurst
2. Nibley
aka Melek Zadok
1. Hebrew
2. Semitic
1. Righteous
2. Melchizedek
1. Hurst
2. Nibley
Son of Ahitub. Priest during the time of kings Saul and David. He anointed Solomon as king of Israel.
Zaphnath-Paaneah
Egyptian
Savior of the World
Jerome
Name that Pharaoh gave to Joseph upon being elevated to second position over ancient Egypt. This happened while the Hyksos ruled Egypt.
Zarahemla
Hebrew
Red City [Darahemla]
Nibley
Leader of Mulekite colony at Zarahemla. His people united with king Mosiah.
Hebrew
Red City [Darahemla]
see Pictures
Nibley
Ancient Mayan city (aka Yaxchilán) in Mexico. Capital of the Nephite nation.
Zarahemla
Hebrew
Red City [Darahemla]
Nibley
Land probably in the area of Tabasco State in modern Mexico.
1. Amorite
2. Hebrew
1. Red Seed
2. Rising Light is Jehovah
1. Hurst
2. Erickson
Commander of Lamanite forces who battled the army of Captain Moroni.
Hebrew
Gazelles
Hurst
City in the Vale of Siddim.
Hebrew
Dwelling; Habitation
Hurst
Sixth son of Jacob and Leah. See the 12 Tribes of Israel.
Hebrew
Jehovah Remembers
Hurst
Son of Jeberechiah in Israel.
Hebrew
Jehovah Remembers
Hurst
Husband of Elizabeth and father of John the Baptist. Priest in Jerusalem who later was murdered in the temple courtyard.
Hebrew
Jehovah is Righteous
Hurst
Last king in Jerusalem, who died after a Babylonian invasion. Father of Mulek.
Zedekiah
Hebrew
Jehovah is Righteous
Hurst
One of 12 Nephite disciples of Jesus Christ.
Zeezrom
Egyptian
Holy; Sacred; Set Apart
[Deseret: jesser; zsr]
Nibley
Wicked lawyer in Ammonihah who repents and joins Alma and Amulek.
Zeezrom
Egyptian
Holy; Sacred; Set Apart
Nibley
Probably located at Lagunita in Guatemala.
Hebrew
Similar to Zephaniah
"Hidden by God"
Hurst
Joseph Smith reportedly said Zelph was a white Lamanite warrior chieftain who fought with Nephites and died in battle during the time of a prophet called Onandagus. He died at Zelph's Mound.
Zemnarihah
1. Egyptian
2. Hebrew
1. [zmn-ha-re]
2. Jehovah will Protect
1. Nibley
2. Erickson
Leader of robbers circa 400 AD
Zenephi
Egyptian
Similar to Zeniff
[zinapa]
Hurst
Nephite military commander circa 400 AD
Egyptian
[zinapa]
Nibley
Father of king Noah in the land of Lehi-Nephi and Shilom (near Lake Amatitlan).
Zenock
Egyptian
Serpent-god [Zenekh]
Nibley
Prophet in Israel during the time of Lehi.
Zenos
Greek
Guest; Stranger [ze-nos]
Hurst
Prophet in Israel during the time of Lehi.
Hebrew
Watchtower
(See Picture)
Hurst
Canaanite city in the Negev Desert that Joshua conquered. Called Hormah in Joshua 12:14.
Zep-Tah
Chaldean
Egypt
J. Smith
Land of Egypt
1. Hebrew
2. Egyptian
3. Egyptian
1. This is Ptaú
2. Forbidden
2. Daughter of Ptaú
1. Hurst
2. J. Smith
3. Tvedtnes
Wife of Ham and mother of Egyptus and Mizraim.
Hebrew
Rising Light
Erickson
Twin son of Judah and Tamar. Brother of Perez.
Zerahemnah
Egyptian
Facing the Red City
Hurst
Lamanite military commander circa 74 BC
Zeram
Semitic
Rising of God
Erickson
Nephite military commander circa 87 BC
Zerin
Semitic
Child of God
Erickson
Mountain that Mahonri Moriancumer removed through faith and priesthood power.
Hebrew
Balm of Jehovah
Hurst
Wife of Nebat and mother of Jeroboam, who became king of Israel.
Zerubbabel
Babylonian
Seed of Babylon
(See Picture)
Hurst
Governor of Persian province called Yehud Mesinata. He later built a Second Temple in 515 BC on the site of Solomon's Temple.
Adamic
Shade; Shadow
Bible
One of Lamech's wives. She exposed him for murdering the young man who revealed Cain's secret society.
Hebrew
Dropping
Hurst
Handmaid of Leah. Minor wife of Jacob. Mother of Asher and Gad.
Hebrew
My Song; Singer
Hurst
First son of Abraham and Keturah.
Hebrew
My Music; My Praise
Hurst
Executed evil king Baasha of Israel and became king for only one week.
Hebrew
Pure in Heart
[shion]
Hurst
Land of peace and righteousness. This previously existed in the past and will exist in the future. Examples: City of Enoch; Salem under king Melchizedek; Nephites after the resurrected Jesus Christ visited them.
Zip Zi
Egyptian
All Women
J. Smith
 
Hebrew
A Little Bird
Hurst
Father of Balak, the king of Moab.
Semitic
Beauty; Trumpet
(See Picture)
Hitchcock
Wife of Moses and traveled with him to ancient Egypt.
Hebrew
Motion
Hurst
Ancient city of Tanis in the Nile River delta.
Zoar (Zoara)
Hebrew
Little One; Small
(See Picture)
Hurst
Ancient city in the Vale of Siddim where Lot fled after the destruction of Sodom. Originally called Bela (Sweet).
Zoba (Aram-Zobah)
Hebrew
Army; Station
Hurst
Aramean kingdom in south Syria.
Hebrew
Refreshing Rain
Nibley
Servant of Laban who joined Lehi's family.
Hebrew
Refreshing Rain
Nibley
Father of Lehi, chief captain of Nephite military forces circa 81 BC
Hebrew
Refreshing Rain
Nibley
Nephite apostate and antichrist who started a religious cult.
Hebrew
People of Zoram
B. Mormon
See Empire Link.
Zub Zool Eh
Egyptian
First Blessings of Humanity
Nazarenes
Nazarenes of Mount Carmel translation.
Zub Zool Oan
Egyptian
First Man on Earth
Nibley
Father of fathers; refers to Adam.

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