AIATH

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Biblical PN 1. City near the Dead Sea (2 Nephi 20:28)

Etymology

AIATH is cited in the Book of Mormon as an ancient Near Eastern place name but is not given in the Book of Mormon as a geographical name in its own right.[1]

Variants

Deseret Alphabet: 𐐈𐐌𐐊𐐛 (æaɪʌθ)

Notes


  1. Reynolds, George, Dictionary of the Book of Mormon, 13, speculates that this is another name for the biblical city Ai. Köhler-Baumgartner's Lexicon gives the meaning of 'Ai as "heap of stones."
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