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'''B<small>OAZ</small>''' is the name of a city mentioned in [http://scriptures.lds.org/en/morm/4/20#20 Mormon 4:20]. Cf. the [[HEBREW|H<small>EBREW</small>]] PN ''boʾaz''. In the 1830 edition of the Book of Mormon the name appears as Beaz.<ref>On this see ''ATV'' 6:3623.</ref>
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'''B<small>OAZ</small>''' in the Book of Mormon is a [[Geographical Name|GN]] of a city mentioned in [https://www.lds.org/scriptures/bofm/morm/4.20?lang=eng#19 Mormon 4:20]. In the Bible it is both a [[Personal Name|PN]] and the name of one of the pillars in Solomon’s temple. Cf. the Hebrew [[Personal Name|PN]] ''bô‘āz''. The [[Geographical Name|GN]] '''B<small>OAZ</small>''' may be from a Semitic root meaning “quickness” (cf. Arab. ''baġz'', “swiftness, quickness”), or may have the meaning “with strength.”<ref>[[F. Brown, S. Driver, and C. Briggs, eds. A Hebrew and English Lexicon of the Old Testament. Oxford: Clarendon, 1907 /1968.|BDB]], 127.</ref> In the printer's manuscript and in the 1830 edition of the Book of Mormon the name appears as Beaz,<ref>On this see ''[[Royal Skousen, Analysis of Textual Variants in the Book of Mormon. 6 Parts. Provo, Utah: FARMS, Brigham Young University, 2004-2009.|ATV]]'' 6:3623.</ref> which may plausibly mean “with strength, power,” that is, ''be-‘āz'', except that the normal Hebrew word for ''strength'' is ''‘ôz''.
  
 
See also [[Boaz Variant]]
 
See also [[Boaz Variant]]
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Latest revision as of 00:14, 31 October 2020

Lehite GN 1. A NEPHITE city mentioned once in the Book of Mormon (Mormon 4:20)

Etymology

BOAZ in the Book of Mormon is a GN of a city mentioned in Mormon 4:20. In the Bible it is both a PN and the name of one of the pillars in Solomon’s temple. Cf. the Hebrew PN bô‘āz. The GN BOAZ may be from a Semitic root meaning “quickness” (cf. Arab. baġz, “swiftness, quickness”), or may have the meaning “with strength.”[1] In the printer's manuscript and in the 1830 edition of the Book of Mormon the name appears as Beaz,[2] which may plausibly mean “with strength, power,” that is, be-‘āz, except that the normal Hebrew word for strength is ‘ôz.

See also Boaz Variant

Variants

Beaz

Deseret Alphabet: 𐐒𐐄𐐈𐐞 (boʊæz)

Notes


  1. BDB, 127.
  2. On this see ATV 6:3623.
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