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Biblical noun A food sent from heaven (1 Nephi 17:28; Mosiah 7:19)
For the etymology see the standard biblical commentaries.
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Latest revision as of 01:44, 24 September 2023
MANNA is the name of the edible substance provided by God to the ISRAELITES during their wanderings in the wilderness (cf. Exodus 16:36; Numbers 11:1-9). It is not used as a noun in its own right in the Book of Mormon.
Deseret Alphabet: 𐐣𐐈𐐤𐐂 (mænɑː)
- ↑ Hebrew מן mān “whatness,” from Hebrew מן הוא mān hûʼ “what is it?” (“For they wist not what it was”).