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|Title||A New Candidate in Arabia for the “Valley of Lemuel”|
|Publication Type||Journal Article|
|Year of Publication||1999|
|Authors||Potter, George D.|
|Journal||Journal of Book of Mormon Studies|
|Keywords||Arabia; Geography; River of Laman; Valley of Lemuel|
The author serendipitously discovered a stream east of the Gulf of Aqaba that seems to share the physical features of Lehi’s “river of water” that “emptied into the Red Sea” and was “continually running.” The river Laman ran through the valley of Lemuel, described as “firm, steadfast, and immovable.” The stream and the canyon seem to fulfill the conditions of the river of Laman and the valley of Lemuel.
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