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Language of the Nephites
TitleLanguage of the Nephites
Publication TypeMagazine Article
Year of Publication1880
AuthorsReynolds, George
MagazineJuvenile Instructor
Volume15
Issue Number16
Pagination191-192
Date Published15 August 1880
KeywordsGazelem; Language; Language - Hebrew; Language - Reformed Egyptian; Nephite; Rabbanah; Rameumpton; Sheum; Writing; Ziff
Abstract

Compares two views concerning the language of the Nephites: (1) people wrote and spoke Egyptian; or (2) they wrote Hebrew words in Egyptian characters. Sees Hebrew roots in the following Book of Mormon words: Ziff, Rameumpton, Sheum, Gazelem, and Rabbanah.

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