Jordan / Jordon Variant

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Variant spelling of JORDAN

1 Nephi 10:9=

  • O: jordan
  • P, 1830-1981: Jordan

1 Nephi 17:32

  • O: Jorden
  • P: Jordon > Jordan
  • 1830-1981: Jordan

1 Nephi 17:32

  • O: Jorden
  • P: Jordon > Jordan
  • 1830-1981: Jordan

2 Nephi 19:1

  • P: Jordon
  • 1830: Jordan

Mormon 5:3

  • P: S2 Jordan > S1 Jordon
  • 1830-1841, 1858, 1920, 1981: Jordan
  • 1849-1852, 1879-1888, 1902-1907, 1911: Jordon
  • Discussion: For the first three occurrences (where it refers to the KJV Jordan), Jordan is misspelled. In Mormon 5:3, Scribe 2 wrote Jordan, then Scribe 1 corrected to Jordon in P. Although this could be a legitimate change for the city, because of Cowdery's other errors in spelling Jordan, it is likely that his correction is wrong here.

Source: ATV 2:729; 6:3579, 3627.