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What’s in a Name? Alma as a Hebrew Name
|What’s in a Name? Alma as a Hebrew Name
|Year of Publication
|Hoskisson, Paul Y.
|Journal of Book of Mormon Studies
|Type of Article
|What's in a Name?
|Alma the Elder; Alma the Younger; Language - Hebrew; Name; Onomastics
The name Alma appears more frequently in the Book of Mormon than any other name besides Nephi. The name has a logical derivation from a Hebrew root that means “youth” or “lad.”
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