Names in green indicate names that could potentially be a valid match. In the book of mormon, two very different young lds missionaries the talented, eager elder. That some of the names in the book of mormon were consciously corrected to the king james spelling, rather than rendering them as a transliteration, is illustrated, for example, by the fact that in 1 nephi 10. We especially welcome those studying the book of mormon in seminary this year 20 and hope the book of mormon genealogy chart enhances their study. Perhaps you thought general butt naked in book of mormon. It is also used in the book of mormon as the name of a prophet. Pseudofrench prefixed names are very common among both sexes. Lehi, nephi, helaman, shiblon, moronihah, amalickiah. The classic one is nephi, the name of the main book of mormon writer, and of no fewer than four characters in the book. Book of mormon characters mormonism, the mormon church.
The book of mormon introduces sariah, lehis wife and nephis mother, in 1 nephi 2. We used a dictionary of the book of mormon comprising its biographical, geographical and other proper names by elder george reynolds and james e. Principles avoiding pride president ezra taft benson embracing christian courage. Some of the names found among the jaredites include israelite names such as aaron and levi ether 1. His is the voice that narrates the story of the book of mormon. Names in blue indicate names that are found in the bible.
These hits provide additional evidence that the book of mormon is indeed an ancient record. Missing indices indicate people in the index who are not in the book of mormon. The book of mormon uses the biblical name of antipas and builds on it to form these book of mormon names. Of the 337 proper names in the book of mormon, 149 are found in the bible as well e. Characters who appear in the musical the book of mormon. Mormons anciently in egypta set of blacklegs, thieves, robbers, and murderers. There is mention of some of the major names in the bom in the article, so that may be somewhat helpful for now. Comparing book of mormon names with those found in j. In vanity fair, tom freston profiles the former liberian warlord turned evangelical minister whose alias many americans know only through a character in matt stone and trey parkers broadway hit. Theres something rather endearing about his utter adoration of orlando and how devoutly he believes in the book of mormon ambiguously gay.
Book of mormon names no fiction writer would choose. Its purpose is to verify the divine sonship of the nazarene to those who ask with a sincere heart. Sep 26, 2019 the following story previously ran on lds living in october 2017. The audition material shed been given depicted a sariah who was a stronger and more developed character than simply lehis wife in the early chapters of the book of mormon. Much of the book of mormon is a nephite record, so most of the prophets are nephites. Characteristics and contexts of book of mormon names.
The hit broadway musical the book of mormon, written by south parks trey stone and matt smith and frozens robert lopez, is a irreverent, hysterical, and surprisingly sweet sendup of religion, culture shock, and classic musical theatre. Church leaders, cast and crew express excitement for upcoming. Many lds assume that this is evidence that joseph smith could not have made up the book of mormon. Baby name world has a growing list of popular mormon baby names and name meanings for you to peruse. Heres a behindthescenes look at the filming of the book of. Without the book of mormon account of this story, the reader would not see the important punch line, that many of the people died because they took lightly. Initially described as the smartest, best, most deserving elder the center has ever seen. The hit broadway musical the book of mormon, written by south parks trey stone and matt smith and frozen s robert lopez, is a irreverent, hysterical, and surprisingly sweet sendup of religion, culture shock, and classic musical theatre. To test your knowledge of these words, we put together a quiz to see if you can identify which word is from the book of mormon and which is the name of a pokemon character. Many book of mormon names are not found in the bible, and were unknown to joseph smith. Mormon was one of the two abridgers of the numerous records that went into making up the book of mormon, the other being his son, moroni.
Antinephilehi, antiomno, antion, antionah, antionum, antiparah and antipus. All them apart from joseph smith narrates a section of the mormon story. The book of mormon adds, the labor which they had to perform was to look. Talmage to make the final decision decision between someone being a child of or a descendant of an individual if it was not obvious to us from reading the book of mormon. Melech in the bible becomes melek in the book of mormon. It states in the article that, one way to defend the book of mormon is by a study of its proper names and origins. If the textual passages common to the book of mormon and the bible are excluded, 53 names occur in both books.
The book of mormon is a musical comedy with music, lyrics and book by trey parker, robert lopez, and matt stone first staged in 2011, the play is a satirical examination of the church of jesus christ of latterday saints beliefs and practices that ultimately endorses the positive power of love and service. They are joseph smith, nephi, jacob, enos, jarom, omni, mosiah, alma, helaman, mormon, ether and maroni. Hugh nibleys classic work lehi in the desert pages 2530 and can be accessed online on the website of the neal a. Examples of authentic ancient book of mormon names abish. Join stageagent today and unlock amazing theatre resources and opportunities. These names, as have been noted by latterday saint scholars, are authentic ancient egyptian names. Names in red indicate places which either did not have that name until after 1830, or cannot be found on a map or in the book of mormon. Yet, these names have meaning in ancient languages andor have been found as actual names from ancient history. Below we share eight principles taught in these chapters that you can explore for your lesson. Apr 25, 20 personality book of mormon broadway book mormon more. This disambiguation page lists articles associated with the title book of mormon characters. If an internal link led you here, you may wish to change the link to point directly to the intended article. As we have recently announced, missionaries throughout the world are departing for their new assignments and will continue to do so during the. Just for fun the book of mormon what book of mormon character ar book of mormon elder price more report.
The following story previously ran on lds living in october 2017. For all of you who are as obsessed with this musical as i am, this is the perfect quiz. Conversely, proper names that appear only in translation are not included, such as bountiful and desolation. One such influence can be seen in the names of several people in the book of mormon. But the jaredites departed the old world long before the children of israel entered the historical scene. Writing adolescent fictioncharacter namesmormon wikibooks. The extent of this varies depending on the production, but this is one. Jul 09, 2012 but there is a project in the works that should be published soon with this information. Book of mormona book of gross, fictitious nonsense, wrote by mormon, for gazeloms diabolical purposes. Jun 11, 2008 authentic egyptian names in the book of mormon the book of mormon claims a close tie to all things egyptian 1 nephi 1. Tweet the book of mormon really comes to life as you better understand the relationships of all the people mentioned in it. It is amusing i suppose for those familiar with mormon names to hear the variety of mispronunciations people come up with.
The book of mormon was preserved to come forth in these latter days to convince the jew and gentile that jesus is the christ, the eternal god. Indeed, the very script that mormon used in abridging the plates was, according to him, an egyptian script called amongst the nephite scribes reformed egyptian mormon 9. Of these 337 proper names, 188 are unique to the book of mormon, while 149 are common to the book of mormon and the bible. As with biblical names, some popular mormon names are derived from heroes or characters of the teachings or stories from the book of mormon, a religious text of the latter day saints. The book of mormon name groups have much greater ingroup divergence than tolkien names, which are more homogeneous. The church of jesus christ of latterday saints iffer mitchell is an assistant costume designer for the project. In this study we examined the nine name groups and differences are apparent between tolkien names and book of mormon names especially jaradite names which would be expected when comparing any two distinct sources. Book of mormon charts charting the book of mormon is a collection of more than 175 visual aids that promote deeper understanding and appreciation of the book of mormon.
Gideon in the book of mormon, gideon was a faithful leader of the church and an eventual enemy to the wicked king noah. Mormon names for boys include unusual names beginning with br and cl and words modified as names. The main characters in the story of the book of mormon are the prophets and religious leaders from the church of mormon. The trailer for the book of mormon videos was released thursday, sept. In the book of mormon, two very different young lds missionaries the talented, eager elder price and the nerdy, pathologically lying. If joseph smith invented the book of mormons unique character names, he seems to have not found it relevant to call attention to himself by using the letters and sounds of his own initials.
Our book of mormon genealogy chart is the result of several years of study and work. Andrew rannells obc, gavin creel original west end, nic rouleau tour elder kevin price is the poster boy for mormonism hes idealistic, hes devoted, and now that hes nineteen, hes ready to go out on his mission and do something incredible. There are many interesting words in the book of mormonnames of people, tribes, coins, places, etc. Absence of joseph smith in the book of mormon religious. They are joseph smith, nephi, jacob, enos, jarom, omni, mosiah, alma. As one of the few named women in the book of mormon, sariahs character and role in the narrative has garnered considerable attention by readers. Dave and les jacobs getty images looks like youll need to do quite a bit of studying before youre considered a book of mormon scholar. Book of mormonplagiarism accusationsplace names from. What translating harry potter reveals about the book of mormon. Given the ancient setting of the book of mormon, specific names derived from ancient origins but still familiar in joseph smiths culture and thus his mindset might be expected to have been especially useful if joseph had been struggling to make up hundreds of character names. However, when we examine the list of names at the end of the book of mormon we notice that 141 of the names are taken from the bible. When adding biographies, be sure to add a category link seen at bottom of this edit page so that it will be added.
I try to do incredible things so everyone is focused on me i go out and make new friends. Book of mormon names the encyclopedia of mormonism. The book of mormon characters breakdowns including full descriptions with standard casting requirements and expert analysis. But there is a project in the works that should be published soon with this information.
Its purpose is to verify the divine sonship of the nazarene to those who ask with a sincere heart, with real intent, having faith in christ. Church emphasizes obedience to travel guidelines during missionary travel the church of jesus christ of latterday saints the following statement has been issued by daniel woodruff, spokesperson for the church of jesus christ of latterday saints. Designed for multiple use as study guides, handouts, and masters for creating projectable images, the charts convey a wealth of information that will enrich personal study and. Doing a character study is a great way to learn more about scripture stories and the people mentioned in them. Hand lettered names of people mentioned in the book of mormon, overlayed on beautiful watercolor swatches. Elder kevin priceelder kevin price is the poster boy for mormonism hes idealistic, hes devoted, and now that hes nineteen, hes ready to go out on his mission. Parker and stone were best known for creating the animated comedy south park. If the book of mormon is a clever work of fiction, it is reasonable to expect that joseph smith chose character names in the way that clever fiction writers do. As early as 1831, eber howe, in his antimormon book mormonism unvailed, noted the use of names desolation and bountiful from pilgrims progress reappear in the book of mormon. Demonic and ungodly names in the book of mormon life. Ad 330 abinadi, nephite prophet sent to people of lehinephi converted alma 1 c. More names are created by adding such endings as hah. It is almost impossible to read more than a page without encountering mormon. Some major book of mormon figuressuch as captain moroni, ammon, pahoran, and nephihahare omitted from the list because they had prominent roles only in secular and military history.
Heres a behindthescenes look at the filming of the book. Lehi m mormon from an old testament place name meaning jawbone in hebrew, so called because it was the site where the hero samson defeated 1,000 warriors using only the jawbone of a donkey as a weapon. Church leaders, cast and crew express excitement for. Demonic and ungodly names in the book of mormon life after. Jun 11, 2017 just for fun the book of mormon what book of mormon character ar book of mormon elder price more elder mckinley elder cunningham broadway musicals report add to library 3.1003 389 102 1271 1011 807 937 998 517 417 512 154 106 22 1262 876 485 515 1334 94 705 1055 280 1340 5 553 1119 40 187 815 483 1038 467 1052 851 921 392 581 80 300 853 327 1098 1062