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|KORASH idolatrous god of (BofAbraham 1:6, facsimiles 1:4,8, 2:6)
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heathen god [http://lds.org/scriptures/pgp/abr/1.13,17?lang=eng#12 Abraham 1:13,17]
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Cf. Ugaritic ''qrš'', which seems to be part of a holy place where sacrificial offerings are made.<ref>G. del Olmo Lete, ''Canaanite Religion'', 2nd ed., 268 n91, citing Bordreuil & Caquot, ''Syria'', 56 (1989):299; de Tarragon, ''TOu'' II:230 n250.</ref>
  
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Or hypothetical Hebrew *''ke-roš'' “like a (human) head,” but in Seixas-style Sephardic pronunciation.
  
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Or perhaps hypothetical Egyptian *''kЗ-rs'' (pronounced ''ku-res'' or ''ku-ras'') “spirit of the south” (in Hebrew transliteration in Isaiah 11:11 as ''-ros''), reflecting its function as the canopic jar of the south (Egyptian ''’Imśti'', with human head in facsimiles 1:4, 8, and 2:6).
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Cf. also http://tinyurl.com/kxfmzpc  for Oded on the Edomite/Idumean god ''Qos'', ''Qaus''.
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Variant Koash
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Revision as of 01:42, 30 October 2017

Pearl of Great Price PN 1. KORASH idolatrous god of (BofAbraham 1:6, facsimiles 1:4,8, 2:6)

Cf. Ugaritic qrš, which seems to be part of a holy place where sacrificial offerings are made.[1]

Or hypothetical Hebrew *ke-roš “like a (human) head,” but in Seixas-style Sephardic pronunciation.

Or perhaps hypothetical Egyptian *kЗ-rs (pronounced ku-res or ku-ras) “spirit of the south” (in Hebrew transliteration in Isaiah 11:11 as -ros), reflecting its function as the canopic jar of the south (Egyptian ’Imśti, with human head in facsimiles 1:4, 8, and 2:6).

Cf. also http://tinyurl.com/kxfmzpc for Oded on the Edomite/Idumean god Qos, Qaus.

Variant Koash

Notes


  1. G. del Olmo Lete, Canaanite Religion, 2nd ed., 268 n91, citing Bordreuil & Caquot, Syria, 56 (1989):299; de Tarragon, TOu II:230 n250.