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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 "king," ''melek.''
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'''M<small>ELEK</small>''', the name of a Lehite land mentioned five times in the Book of Mormon, is most likely derived from the [[HEBREW|H<small>EBREW</small>]] word ''meleḳ,'' "king."<ref>[[Koehler, Ludwig, and Walter Baumgartner, The Hebrew and Aramaic Lexicon of the Old Testament. 5 vols. revised by W. Baumgartner and Johann J. Stamm. Leiden: Brill, 1994. trans. of 5-volume 3rd German edition.|''HALOT'']], s.v. ''melech.''</ref>
  
 
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>]].
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[[Category:Names]][[Category:Lehite GN]]
 
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Latest revision as of 20:11, 16 March 2017

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

Etymology

MELEK, the name of a Lehite land mentioned five times in the Book of Mormon, is most likely derived from the HEBREW word meleḳ, "king."[1]

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

Variants

Deseret Alphabet: 𐐣𐐀𐐢𐐇𐐗 (miːlɛk)

Notes


  1. HALOT, s.v. melech.
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