JORDAN

Biblical GN 1. River where JESUS was to be baptized (1 Nephi 10:9; 2 Nephi 19:1 = Isaiah 9:1)
Lehite GN 2. NEPHITE city (Mormon 5:3)

Etymology

JORDAN is a GN of biblical and Nephite locations. These geographical names may derive from the Hebrew qal verb yārad, “to descend, go down.”

See JARED and SHARED.

See also Jordan / Jordon Variant.

Variants

jordan, Jorden, Jordon

Deseret Alphabet: 𐐖𐐃𐐡𐐔𐐊𐐤 (dʒɔːrdʌn), 𐐖𐐄𐐡𐐔𐐊𐐤 (dʒoʊrdʌn)

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