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Possibly this noun could derive from the biblical ''seʾāh'', a measure of grain (RFS; and Reynolds, ''Commentary on the Book of Mormon'', 4:282).
 
Possibly this noun could derive from the biblical ''seʾāh'', a measure of grain (RFS; and Reynolds, ''Commentary on the Book of Mormon'', 4:282).
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Alternatively, this noun might derive from Late Egyptian ''sniw'' (JG) a unit of currency which during the New Kingdom in Egypt was worth about 5 deben (Janssen, ''Commodity Prices from the Ramessid Period'', 102-8).
  
 
Cf. Book of Mormon [[SENINE]], [[SENUM(S)]]
 
Cf. Book of Mormon [[SENINE]], [[SENUM(S)]]

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Lehite noun Gold currency, ca. 82 BC (Alma 11:5, 8–9)

Possibly this noun could derive from the biblical seʾāh, a measure of grain (RFS; and Reynolds, Commentary on the Book of Mormon, 4:282).

Alternatively, this noun might derive from Late Egyptian sniw (JG) a unit of currency which during the New Kingdom in Egypt was worth about 5 deben (Janssen, Commodity Prices from the Ramessid Period, 102-8).

Cf. Book of Mormon SENINE, SENUM(S)