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

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.