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What’s in a Name? Alma as a Hebrew Name
|Title||What’s in a Name? Alma as a Hebrew Name|
|Publication Type||Journal Article|
|Year of Publication||1998|
|Authors||Hoskisson, Paul Y.|
|Journal||Journal of Book of Mormon Studies|
|Type of Article||What's in a Name?|
|Keywords||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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What’s in a Name? Alma as a Hebrew Name." Journal of Book of Mormon Studies 7, no. 1 (1998): 72-73. "
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