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'''S<small>OLOMON</small>''' is the name of a king of [[ISRAEL|I<small>SRAEL</small>]] mentioned five times in the Book of Mormon but not mentioned as a separate [[Personal Name|PN]] or [[Geographical Name|GN]] in the Book of Mormon.
 
'''S<small>OLOMON</small>''' is the name of a king of [[ISRAEL|I<small>SRAEL</small>]] mentioned five times in the Book of Mormon but not mentioned as a separate [[Personal Name|PN]] or [[Geographical Name|GN]] in the Book of Mormon.
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Hebrew ''šĕlōmô'' “His-replacement” (from Hebrew ''šillēm'' “make compensastion”),<ref>Tomoo Ishida, “Solomon,” in D. Freedman, ed., ''ABD'', VI:105.</ref> as in the PN Shillem (Genesis 46:24, Numbers 26:49); cf. Late Babylonian ''ši-il-li-mu'' “loan; he has paid.”<ref>Zadok, ''Pre-Hellenistic Israelite Anthroponomy and Prosopography'', §2125, citing ''JBCA'' 27, 56, 60.</ref>  The folk-etymolgy is that Yahweh/Jehovah “will give peace (''šālôm'') to Israel in his days” (1 Chronicles 22:9).<ref>Ishida, “Solomon,” in D. Freedman, ed., ''ABD'', VI:105.</ref>
  
 
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Revision as of 15:31, 30 January 2020

Biblical PN 1. An ancient ISRAELITE king (2 Nephi 5:16 (x3);Jacob 1:15;2:23, 24;3 Nephi 13:29)

Etymology

SOLOMON is the name of a king of ISRAEL mentioned five times in the Book of Mormon but not mentioned as a separate PN or GN in the Book of Mormon.

Hebrew šĕlōmô “His-replacement” (from Hebrew šillēm “make compensastion”),[1] as in the PN Shillem (Genesis 46:24, Numbers 26:49); cf. Late Babylonian ši-il-li-mu “loan; he has paid.”[2] The folk-etymolgy is that Yahweh/Jehovah “will give peace (šālôm) to Israel in his days” (1 Chronicles 22:9).[3]

Variants

Deseret Alphabet: 𐐝𐐉𐐢𐐄𐐣𐐊𐐤 (sɒloʊmʌn)

Notes


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  1. Tomoo Ishida, “Solomon,” in D. Freedman, ed., ABD, VI:105.
  2. Zadok, Pre-Hellenistic Israelite Anthroponomy and Prosopography, §2125, citing JBCA 27, 56, 60.
  3. Ishida, “Solomon,” in D. Freedman, ed., ABD, VI:105.