|Lehite GN||1.||Wicked NEPHITE city of King JACOB (3 Nephi 9:9). Jacob Ugath in Pms, with hyphen added later in PC, and Jacobugath in 1830 and subsequent editions. Skousen has Jacob-Ugath in his Yale edition.|
HEBREW yaʿăqōb "Protector; Betrayer; Who seizes by the heel; Supplanter" (Genesis 25:26), û "and," gat, a GN of unknown meaning (1 Samuel 17:52), often in combination with other GNs (Joshua 19:13; 21:24). Perhaps location identical with JAREDITE city of OGATH.
Deseret Alphabet: 𐐖𐐁𐐗𐐊𐐒𐐆𐐅𐐘𐐈𐐛 (dʒeɪkʌbɪuːɡæθ)
- Skousen, ATV, 5:3329-3331; Printers Manuscript, 378 line 10; cf. FARMS Book of Mormon Critical Text, 2nd ed., III:1024 n. 196.
- Skousen, The Book of Mormon: The Earliest Text (Yale Univ. Press, 2009), 589.
- HALOT, 872, for both verbal and nominal forms of same consonantal texts. True and folk etymologies are mixed and take part in word-play.
- LDS Holy Bible (1979), 41 n.