JACOBUGATH

Lehite GN 1. Wicked NEPHITE city of King JACOB (3 Nephi 9:9). Jacob Ugath in Pms, with hyphen added later in PC, and Jacobugath in 1830 and subsequent editions.[1] Skousen has Jacob-Ugath in his Yale edition.[2]

Etymology

HEBREW yaΚΏΔƒqōb "Protector; Betrayer; Who seizes by the heel;[3] Supplanter"[4] (Genesis 25:26), Γ» "and," gat, a GN of unknown meaning (1 Samuel 17:52), often in combination with other GNs (Joshua 19:13; 21:24). Perhaps location identical with JAREDITE city of OGATH.

See OGATH.

Variants

Jacob Ugath, Jacob-Ugath

Deseret Alphabet: π–ππ—πŠπ’π†π…π˜πˆπ› (dΚ’eΙͺkʌbΙͺuːɑæθ)

Notes


  1. ↑ Skousen, ATV, 5:3329-3331; Printers Manuscript, 378 line 10; cf. FARMS Book of Mormon Critical Text, 2nd ed., III:1024 n. 196.
  2. ↑ Skousen, The Book of Mormon: The Earliest Text (Yale Univ. Press, 2009), 589.
  3. ↑ HALOT, 872, for both verbal and nominal forms of same consonantal texts. True and folk etymologies are mixed and take part in word-play.
  4. ↑ LDS Holy Bible (1979), 41 n.
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