SHEM

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Lehite GN 1. Name of a NEPHITE military leader slain in the final battles with the LAMANITES (Mormon 6:14).
Lehite PN 2. Name of a NEPHITE city and land to which the people of NEPHI under MORMON were driven (Mormon 2:20, 21).

Etymology

SHEM, a NEPHITE PN and GN, may derive from HEBREW šem, "name" (cf. HALOT 1994, 4:1548-51, and note the biblical PN SHEM, the son of NOAH).

See SHIM, SHUM, SHEMLON, SHEMNON, SHIMNILOM

See also Shem Variants

Variants

Shom

Deseret Alphabet: 𐐟𐐇𐐣 (ʃɛm)

Notes


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