NEPHIHAH

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Lehite PN 1. Chief judge, 1st c. BC (Alma 4:17, 18, 20; 8:12; 50:37, 39)
Lehite GN 2. City and land, perhaps named from No. 1, 1st c. BC (Alma 50:14; 51:24, 25, 26; 56:25; 59:5, 7, 8, 9, 11; 62:14, 18 (x3), 26, 30 (x2))
3. Plains, ca. 61 BC (Alma 62:18)
4. People of (Alma 59:5-8)

Etymology

Perhaps NEPHI with affixed theophoric YHH (= YAHU) in Elephantine Documents 1:2, and 13:14.[1]

See AMMONIHAH, CUMENIHAH, MATHONIHAH, MORONIHAH, ONIHAH, ORIHAH.

Cf. Book of Mormon NEPHI, LEHI-NEPHI, AHAH

See also Nephihah Variants

Variants

Nephiah

Deseret Alphabet: ๐ค๐€๐™๐Œ๐๐‚ (niหfaษชhษ‘ห)

Notes


  1. โ†‘ A. Cowley, Aramaic Papyri of the Fifth Century B.C. (1923).
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