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I Have a Question: What exactly does the word ‘Lamanite’ mean?
TitleI Have a Question: What exactly does the word ‘Lamanite’ mean?
Publication TypeMagazine Article
Year of Publication1977
AuthorsThomasson, Gordon C.
MagazineEnsign
Volume7
Issue Number9
Pagination39-40
Date PublishedSeptember 1977
KeywordsLamanite; Nephite
Abstract

Lamanites were not only the descendants of Laman, but also those who desired to destroy the people of Nephi. The line of division between Nephites and Lamanites seems to be rather fluid. In modern times the term may be applied to the descendants of Book of Mormon peoples.

URLhttps://www.lds.org/ensign/1977/09/i-have-a-question/what-exactly-does-the-word-lamanite-mean?lang=eng

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