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Confirmatory Evidences of "Mormonism": Transliteration—Hebrew in "Reformed Egyptian"

TitleConfirmatory Evidences of "Mormonism": Transliteration—Hebrew in "Reformed Egyptian"
Publication TypeMagazine Article
Year of Publication1934
AuthorsHarris, Jr., Franklin S.
MagazineThe Latter Day Saints' Millennial Star
Issue Number10
Date Published8 March 1934
KeywordsCharacters; Hieratic; Language - Hebrew; Language - Reformed Egyptian; Transliteration; Writing System

Harris cites many examples of one language being written with another alphabet—transliteration. This he does to support the claim of the Book of Mormon that Hebrew was written with Reformed Egyptian characters (Mormon 9:32-33; 1 Nephi 1:2). The article mentions the discovery by Sir Flinders Petrie of some writings in the Peninsula of Sinai that were in the Hebrew language but written “in Egyptian hieratic characters somewhat changed.”