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|KOLOB greatest star, “first in government, the last pertaining to the measurement of time,” “nearest unto” throne of God; “signifying the first creation” (BofAbraham 3:3, facsimile 2:1-2,4-5)
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Hebrew ''qereb'', ''qarob'' “near, interior, heart,” as in theophoric Hebrew ''Qarob'' “The-Near-One” (Psalm 119:151 ∥152 ''Qedem'' “The-Primeval-One”; cf. Deuteronomy 33:27, Psalms 69:19, 74:12, 145:18; Arabic ''Qarib'' is cognate),<ref>All cited in Dahood, ''Psalms'', 3 vols., Anchor Bible 16,17,17A, ''ad loc''.; Y. Moubarac, ''Le Museón'', 68:340.</ref> in ''qutl''-form at Qumran (''qwrb'' “midst”; 11QMelch 1:10 = Psalm 82:1; for Aramaic ''qrb'' see 1QapGen 22:18)<ref>All cited in J. A. Fitzmyer, ''JBL'', 86:37.</ref>; also in Akkadian ''qurbum'', ''qerbum'', and Ugaritic, as well as Arabic ''qalb'' (pl. ''qulub''), "heart; center; soul, spirit," as in ''Qalb al-ˁAsad'' “Regulus (in Leo), Lion-heart,” clearly showing the two root variants characteristic of Afroasiatic, ''QLB/QRB'', cognate with Egyptian ''qЗb''.<ref>K. Baer, 1974 BYU Education Week Lectures; A. Loprieno, ''Ancient Egyptian: A Linguistic Introduction'' (Cambridge Univ. Press, 1995), 31-32, noting that Egyptian ''qЗb'' “interior, midst,” is cognate.</ref>  The Arabs also considered bright and stable Canopus (Greek ''Kanobos'') to be ''Qalb at-Taiman'' “Heart of the South” = Hathor in ancient Egypt.<ref>Kevin Christensen, “New Wine and New Bottles: Scriptural Scholarship as Sacrament,” ''Dialogue'', 24/3 (Fall 1991):124, citing G. de Santillana & H. von Dechend, ''Hamlet’s Mill'', 73-74.</ref>  Perhaps related to the ''Kolpi'' of Philo Biblius, and reflected in Greek Κνηφ, Κνουφις, Χνουβις, Χνουβι<ref>Budge, ''The Mummy'', 1st ed., 275; 2nd ed., 275-276, ''it itw n n[[t]]rw nb ḫpr.f irt pt tЗ dwЗt mw ḫЗswt'' (cf. Khnum as ''pneúma'' ∥''zōē'' in Plutarch & Diodorus).</ref> (cf. Elephantine-Jewish ''Ḥnub'', ''Ḥnb''), all variant names of the Egyptian ram-god Khnum, who is illustrated here.
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Cf. also ''Kullab'' = Uruk.<ref>William W. Hallo, “Antediluvian Cities,” ''Journal of Cuneiform Studies'', 23 (1970-1971):65,95.</ref>
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*Barney, Kevin, “Kolob as Sirius,” ''By Common Consent'', Nov 18, 2006, online at https://bycommonconsent.com/2006/11/18/kolob-as-sirius/ .
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*Smith, Robert F.  “Some ‘Neologisms’ from the Mormon Canon,” ''1973 Conference on the Language of the Mormons'', May 31, 1973, 64-68. Provo: BYU Language Research Center, 1973, online at https://www.scribd.com/document/363522963/SOME-NEOLOGISMS-FROM-THE-MORMON-CANON .
  
  
  
 
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Latest revision as of 01:03, 22 December 2019

Pearl of Great Price PN 1. KOLOB greatest star, “first in government, the last pertaining to the measurement of time,” “nearest unto” throne of God; “signifying the first creation” (BofAbraham 3:3, facsimile 2:1-2,4-5)

Hebrew qereb, qarob “near, interior, heart,” as in theophoric Hebrew Qarob “The-Near-One” (Psalm 119:151 ∥152 Qedem “The-Primeval-One”; cf. Deuteronomy 33:27, Psalms 69:19, 74:12, 145:18; Arabic Qarib is cognate),[1] in qutl-form at Qumran (qwrb “midst”; 11QMelch 1:10 = Psalm 82:1; for Aramaic qrb see 1QapGen 22:18)[2]; also in Akkadian qurbum, qerbum, and Ugaritic, as well as Arabic qalb (pl. qulub), "heart; center; soul, spirit," as in Qalb al-ˁAsad “Regulus (in Leo), Lion-heart,” clearly showing the two root variants characteristic of Afroasiatic, QLB/QRB, cognate with Egyptian qЗb.[3] The Arabs also considered bright and stable Canopus (Greek Kanobos) to be Qalb at-Taiman “Heart of the South” = Hathor in ancient Egypt.[4] Perhaps related to the Kolpi of Philo Biblius, and reflected in Greek Κνηφ, Κνουφις, Χνουβις, Χνουβι[5] (cf. Elephantine-Jewish Ḥnub, Ḥnb), all variant names of the Egyptian ram-god Khnum, who is illustrated here.

Cf. also Kullab = Uruk.[6]

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  1. All cited in Dahood, Psalms, 3 vols., Anchor Bible 16,17,17A, ad loc.; Y. Moubarac, Le Museón, 68:340.
  2. All cited in J. A. Fitzmyer, JBL, 86:37.
  3. K. Baer, 1974 BYU Education Week Lectures; A. Loprieno, Ancient Egyptian: A Linguistic Introduction (Cambridge Univ. Press, 1995), 31-32, noting that Egyptian qЗb “interior, midst,” is cognate.
  4. Kevin Christensen, “New Wine and New Bottles: Scriptural Scholarship as Sacrament,” Dialogue, 24/3 (Fall 1991):124, citing G. de Santillana & H. von Dechend, Hamlet’s Mill, 73-74.
  5. Budge, The Mummy, 1st ed., 275; 2nd ed., 275-276, it itw n ntrw nb ḫpr.f irt pt tЗ dwЗt mw ḫЗswt (cf. Khnum as pneúmazōē in Plutarch & Diodorus).
  6. William W. Hallo, “Antediluvian Cities,” Journal of Cuneiform Studies, 23 (1970-1971):65,95.

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