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Variant Spellings of [[MESSIAH]]
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Variant Spellings of [[MESSIAH|M<small>ESSIAH</small>]]
  
- 1 Nephi 10:4, 5, 7, 9, 10, 11, 14, 17; 15:13 (2x)
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masiah
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:[http://www.lds.org/scriptures/bofm/1-ne/10.4?lang=eng#3 1 Nephi 10:4]
O: masiah
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::O: masiah
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::P: Messiah
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:[http://www.lds.org/scriptures/bofm/1-ne/10.5?lang=eng#4 1 Nephi 10:5]
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::O: masiah
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::P: Messiah
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:[http://www.lds.org/scriptures/bofm/1-ne/10.7?lang=eng#6 1 Nephi 10:7]
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::O: masiah
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::P: Messiah
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:[http://www.lds.org/scriptures/bofm/1-ne/10.9?lang=eng#8 1 Nephi 10:9]
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::O: masiah
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::P: Messiah
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:[http://www.lds.org/scriptures/bofm/1-ne/10.11?lang=eng#10 1 Nephi 10:11]
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::O: masiah
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::P: Messiah
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:[http://www.lds.org/scriptures/bofm/1-ne/10.14?lang=eng#13 1 Nephi 10:14]
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::O: masiah
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::P: Messiah
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:[http://www.lds.org/scriptures/bofm/1-ne/10.17?lang=eng#16 1 Nephi 10:17]
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::O: masiah
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::P: Messiah
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:[http://www.lds.org/scriptures/bofm/1-ne/15.13?lang=eng#12 1 Nephi 15:13a]
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::O: masiah
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::P: Messiah
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:[http://www.lds.org/scriptures/bofm/1-ne/15.13?lang=eng#12 1 Nephi 15:13b]
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::O: masiah
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::P: Messiah
  
Summary: Scribal error; Messiah correct
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Summary: Scribal error; Messiah correct.
  
Source: OM 96 passim
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Source: ''OM'' 96-99, 127; ''PM'' 79-80, 102-03.
  
- 1 Nephi 12:18  
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Jesus Christ
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:[http://www.lds.org/scriptures/bofm/1-ne/12.18?lang=eng#17 1 Nephi 12:18]
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::O, 1830: Jesus Christ
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::P: Jesus Christ >js Mosiah
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::1837-1981: the Messiah
  
O, A: Jesus Christ
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Discussion: J. Smith crossed out Jesus Christ in P and replaced it with Mosiah, "his spelling for Messiah. The ''s'' in the name Mosiah can be pronounced as an /''s''/ or a /''z''/. (Both pronunciations are listed, for instance, in the pronouncing guide at the end of the 1981 LDS edition; in the 1920 LDS edition, only the /''s''/ pronunciation is given.) Joseph Smith apparently pronounced Mosiah with the /''s''/, along with a reduced schwa vowel /''ə''/ for the first vowel; thus for him Mosiah and Messiah were homophonous . . . In any event, Joseph intended Messiah, which is what was set in the 1837 edition (plus the addition of the definite article the" (''ATV'' 1:259).
 
P: Jesus Christ >js Mosiah
 
  
Discussion: J. Smith crossed out Jesus Christ in P and replaced it with Mosiah, "his spelling for Messiah. The s in the name Mosiah can be pronounced as an /s/ or a /z/. (Both pronunciations are listed, for instance, in the pronouncing guide at the end of the 1981 LDS edition; in the 1920 LDS edition, only the /s/ pronunciation is given.) Joseph Smith apparently pronounced Mosiah with the /s/, along with a reduced schwa vowel /ə/ for the first vowel; thus for him Mosiah and Messiah were homophonous . . . In any event, Joseph intended Messiah, which is what was set in the 1837 edition (plus the addition of the definite article the" (ATV 1:259)
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Acceptability: Skousen restores Jesus Christ here.
  
Acceptability: Skousen restores Jesus Christ here
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Source: ''ATV'' 1:258-59.
 
 
Source: ATV 1:258-59
 
 
 
Other occurrences not discussed in ATV: 1 Nephi 1:19; 2 Nephi 1:10; 2:6, 8, 26; 3:5 (2x); 6:13, 14; 25:14, 16, 18 (5x), 19; 26:3; Jarom 1:11; Mosiah 13:33; Helaman 8:13
 
  
 
[[Category:Variant Names]]
 
[[Category:Variant Names]]

Revision as of 00:07, 3 August 2012

Variant Spellings of MESSIAH

masiah

1 Nephi 10:4
O: masiah
P: Messiah
1 Nephi 10:5
O: masiah
P: Messiah
1 Nephi 10:7
O: masiah
P: Messiah
1 Nephi 10:9
O: masiah
P: Messiah
1 Nephi 10:11
O: masiah
P: Messiah
1 Nephi 10:14
O: masiah
P: Messiah
1 Nephi 10:17
O: masiah
P: Messiah
1 Nephi 15:13a
O: masiah
P: Messiah
1 Nephi 15:13b
O: masiah
P: Messiah

Summary: Scribal error; Messiah correct.

Source: OM 96-99, 127; PM 79-80, 102-03.

Jesus Christ

1 Nephi 12:18
O, 1830: Jesus Christ
P: Jesus Christ >js Mosiah
1837-1981: the Messiah

Discussion: J. Smith crossed out Jesus Christ in P and replaced it with Mosiah, "his spelling for Messiah. The s in the name Mosiah can be pronounced as an /s/ or a /z/. (Both pronunciations are listed, for instance, in the pronouncing guide at the end of the 1981 LDS edition; in the 1920 LDS edition, only the /s/ pronunciation is given.) Joseph Smith apparently pronounced Mosiah with the /s/, along with a reduced schwa vowel /ə/ for the first vowel; thus for him Mosiah and Messiah were homophonous . . . In any event, Joseph intended Messiah, which is what was set in the 1837 edition (plus the addition of the definite article the" (ATV 1:259).

Acceptability: Skousen restores Jesus Christ here.

Source: ATV 1:258-59.