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Pearl of Great Price PN 1. SHULEM principal waiter of Pharaoh (BofAbraham facsimile 3:5)

Cf. Sahidic Coptic PN šōlm (in list of names[1]; Bohairic Coptic šōlem, a verb of unknown meaning.[2]

Val Sederholm notes that Hugh Nibley calls SHULEM a "good Syrian and Canaanite" name[3]; Ebla PN's Database gives the reading “Reconciled.”[4]


  1. Crum, Dictionary, 560a.
  2. Crum, Dictionary, 560a.
  3. Nibley, Abraham in Egypt, 451.
  4. Sederholm online at .


  • Budge, E. A. W. The Book of the Dead: The Papyrus of Ani. London: British Museum/ Longmans & Co., 1895/ reprint N.Y.: Dover, 1967.
  • Crum, W. E. Coptic Dictionary. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1939.
  • Gee, John L. An Introduction to the Book of Abraham. Provo: BYU Religious Studies Center/ SLC: Deseret Book, 2017.