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'''M<small>ELEK</small>''' is the name of a Lehite land mentioned five times in the Book of Mormon. '''M<small>ELEK</small>''' is most likely derived from the [[HEBREW|H<small>EBREW</small>]] ''meleḳ'', "king".
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'''M<small>ELEK</small>''' is the name of a Lehite land mentioned five times in the Book of Mormon, and is most likely derived from the [[HEBREW|H<small>EBREW</small>]] word ''melek'' meaning "king".
  
 
Cf. Book of Mormon [[AMALEKI|A<small>MALEKI</small>]], [[AMALICKIAH|A<small>MALICKIAH</small>]], [[AMLICI|A<small>MLICI</small>]], [[MULEK|M<small>ULEK</small>]], [[AMULEK|A<small>MULEK</small>]], [[MELCHIZEDEK|M<small>ELCHIZEDEK</small>]], [[MULOKI|M<small>ULOKI</small>]].
 
Cf. Book of Mormon [[AMALEKI|A<small>MALEKI</small>]], [[AMALICKIAH|A<small>MALICKIAH</small>]], [[AMLICI|A<small>MLICI</small>]], [[MULEK|M<small>ULEK</small>]], [[AMULEK|A<small>MULEK</small>]], [[MELCHIZEDEK|M<small>ELCHIZEDEK</small>]], [[MULOKI|M<small>ULOKI</small>]].

Revision as of 21:28, 18 September 2015

Lehite GN 1. Lehite land (Alma 8:3, 4 (x2), 6 (x2); 31:6; 35:13; 45:18)

Etymology

MELEK is the name of a Lehite land mentioned five times in the Book of Mormon, and is most likely derived from the HEBREW word melek meaning "king".

Cf. Book of Mormon AMALEKI, AMALICKIAH, AMLICI, MULEK, AMULEK, MELCHIZEDEK, MULOKI.

Variants

Deseret Alphabet: 𐐣𐐀𐐢𐐇𐐗 (miːlɛk)

Notes