ALPHABETIC HISTORY of CIVILIZATION
ANCIENT and MODERN GENEALOGIES


PREFACE
This book evaluates historical knowledge as it relates to ancient and modern genealogies.
Information gleaned from social contexts, both secular and religious, are reviewed, using
modern genealogical research specialist standards: to properly reconstruct and correctly
portray real historical lives and family pedigrees.  Cultural, religious and family tradition,
(their stated facts and viewpoints), are surveyed within given ancient contexts of
primary
and secondary record sources, as handed down for the benefit of our modern generation.
Modern claims of genealogical attachment to biblical records are noted, with remarks.

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 Introduction  001: Ahman  002: Jesus Christ  003: Adam & Eve
 004: Seth  005: Enos  006: Cainan  007: Mahalaleel
 008: Jared  009: Enoch  010 Methuselah  011 Lamech
 012: Noah  013: Shem  014: Arphaxad  015: Salah
 016: Eber - Heber  17: Peleg  018 Reu  019: Serug
 020: Nahor  021: Terah  022: Abraham  023: Isaac
 024: Jacob - Israel  025: Joseph  026: Ephraim  027: Beriah
 028: Resheph  029: Telah  030: Tahan  031: Laadan
 032: Ammihud  033: Elishama  034: Nun  035: Joshua

Fragmented Pedigrees of the Tribe of Ephraim

INTRODUCTION

Pliny the Elder, circa A.D. 23 - 79, scholar, historian, and scientific encyclopedist,
born at Novum Comum in northern Italy but mainly resident of Rome, mentions
the Phoenicians in his thirty seven book work:
Natural History.  This record,
considered by some as the apex of ancient science after the time of the school
of Aristotle, stated that: "To the
Phoenician people belongs the glory of having
invented letters and discovered the sciences of astronomy, navigation and the art
of war."  In
Cory's Ancient Fragments, by Isaac Preston Cory, Esq., mention is made
of the Greek historian previous to the Christian era, by name called Eupolemus.
This
Eupolemus notes that in the tenth generation, Abraham lived in Camarina of
Babylonia [Urie], a city of the Chaldeans, and was of noble heritage and superior
to all others in wisdom.  Abraham was stated to be the inventor of astrology and
the Chaldaean magic; esteemed of God due to his eminent and recognized piety.
Under the direction of the God of Heaven, Abraham removed and lived in
Phoenicia, and there taught the Phoenicians the motions of the sun and moon
and all other things, for which reason, he was held in great reverence, by the
Phoenician King.

Dr. Louis Henry Feldman writes about "Proselytes and 'Sympathizers' in the Light
of the New Inscriptions from Aphrodisias", in
Revue des ╔tudes Juives,
Volume CXLVIII, Issue (3-4), juillet-dÚcenbre 1989, pages 265-305; that:
"The Jews' reputed skill in astrology may likewise have proved an attraction.
The Graeco-Jewish historian
Artapanus (circa 100 BCE) (ap.
Eusebius,
Praeparatio Evangelica 9.18.1) states that it was Abraham who taught
the Egyptian pharaoh the science of astrology.  Similar statements are
found in pseudo-Eupolemus (ap. Eusebius, Praeparatio Evangelica 9.17.8)
and Josephus (
Antiquities of the Jews 1.167).

Indeed, Hadrian (
Scriptores Historia Augusta,
Quadrigae Tyrannorum 8.3)
remarks that there is no chief of a synagogue who is not an astrologer
(mathematicus), soothsayer (haruspex), or anointer (aliptes).  Moreover, in
the middle of the second century,
Vettius Valens, in his astrological work,
Anthologiae (2.28,29), refers to Abraham as a most wonderful astrological
authority.  Furthermore, Abraham's skill in astrology is mentioned no fewer
than four times in
Julius Firmicus Maternus' fourth century astrological treatise,
the
Matheseos (4: Proemium 5, 17.2, 17.5, and 18.1).  Firmicus' contemporary
Julian (Against the Galileans) remarks that Abraham employed the method
of divination from shooting stars and from the flight of birds.  Since, we may
remark, proselytes are regarded as children of Abraham, himself the first
proselyte, they would presumably identify with him as an astrologer."

Critical analysis of evidence discussed within these records shows some
historical validity of the existence of an Abraham, connected with knowledge
of planetary motions, practice of an internationally recognized religious priesthood,
as well as being a teacher and communicator through letters and writings. Secondary
evidence is thus provided for the statement given in the
Book of Abraham,
translated from papyrus by
Joseph Smith, Jr., from Chapter 1, Verse 31; namely:
"But the records of the fathers, even the patriarchs, concerning the right of Priesthood,
the Lord my God preserved in mine own hands; therefore a knowledge of the beginning
of the creation, and also of the planets, and of the stars, as they were made known unto
the fathers, have I kept even unto this day, and I shall endeavor to write some of these
things upon this record, for the benefit of my posterity that shall come after me."
The Prophet Joseph Smith, Jr., received Hebrew language education, by the instructions
of the
erudite Jew, Joshua Seixas, whose family pedigree is listed and recorded
in the book:
First American Jewish Families, by Rabbi Malcolm Henry Stern, FASG;
was the basis for: The Grandees_ America’s Sephardic Elite - Stephen Birmingham (pdf)

Additional
secondary evidence is in the Grammar & Alphabet of the Egyptian Language,
in which Grammar, from the
Joseph Smith, Jr. Papers. the ancient patriarchs are listed:
Phah eh         The first man, or Adam, coming from Adam -
                       Keys or right over Patriarchal right by appointment;
                       Also know as:
Ba eth Ka - Adam or the first man, or first king
Ba eth Kee   The next from Adam, one ordained under him,
                       a patriarch or the right of the first born [
Seth]
Ba eth Ki      The third patriarch: or right of the first born [Enos]
Ba eth Ko     The fourth patriarch from Adam the right of first born [Cainan]
Ba eth Ku     The fifth high priest from Adam [Mahalaleel]

Joseph Smith Translating Genesis - BYU Studies
[Research Note: Testimony of Willard Chase, Manchester, Ontario County, New York;
dated 1833, states "I became acquainted with the Smith family, known as the authors
of the Mormon Bible, in the year 1820. . . . In the year 1822, I was engaged in digging
a well. I employed Alvin and Joseph Smith to assist me; the latter of whom is now
known as the Mormon prophet. After digging about twenty feet below the surface
of the earth, we discovered a singularly appearing stone, which excited my curiosity.
I brought it to the top of the well, and as we were examining it, Joseph put it into his
hat, and then his face into the top of his hat. It has been said by Smith, That he brought
the stone from the well . . . "
Seer Stones implies their use by seers. So, the very unusual
significance of this commentary, along with the testimony of William Purple, is location;
that "the stone was under the roots of a tree or shrub as large as his arm, situated
about a mile up a small stream that puts in on the South side of Lake Erie, not far
from the New York and Pennsylvania line"; as well as "two small ones on the beach
in Nauvoo . . . Joseph Said there is a stone for every person on the earth." We know
from the Book of Mormon that there was a complete conversion of the
remnants left
in the Americas, after the appearance of Jesus Christ. These people would certainly
have been entitled to individual seer stones, as well as righteous Jaredites and later
righteous Nephites and Lamanites. Nevertheless, much of the Book of Mormon data,
may be buried deeper in the ground, under large overgrowth, and many feet down.]
The Ages of the Patriarchs in the Joseph Smith Translation | Religious Studies Center
[Research Note: What is known about the Adamic language? Answer: The pure Adamic
language, or the language of Adam and Eve, was the language in the Garden of Eden,
prior to the fall of Man, by the partaking of the forbidden fruit. It is attested to factually,
because Adam and Eve spoke directly with Jehovah, or Jesus Christ, in the said Garden.
It was a "pure" language because Adam and Eve were taught to speak it by the Creator.
The language of man became degraded, as man became more carnal, sensual, devilish,
and insensitive to the promptings of the Holy Ghost; globally divisive at the Tower of Babel.
The words spoken by man, since the beginning, are based upon physical characteristics
of the mouth itself. This is fairly clearly noted from the Egyptian Grammar and Alphabet;
showing a, e, i, o and u, as noted above. Characteristics designating the various sounds
may differ, but the verbal sounds are yet all the same, as the breath of life exits a mouth;
or those exiting the
nasal cavity; or both. What are the different types of speech sounds?
So, it can be conclusively stated, that the restoration of the
pure Adamic Language, is one
of concentration of positive verbal interactions coming from Zion, or those who are pure,
in their hearts; blessings, not cursing, or swear words, that divide feelings and emotions.
The closest English evaluation available in modern science are the words directly spoken
and extensively repeated to
Joseph Smith, Jr., during Moroni’s Visit, in his home bedroom.
[While he was conversing with me about the plates, the vision was opened to my mind that
I could see the place where the plates were deposited, and that so clearly and distinctly
that I knew the place again when I visited it.] It is critically important to note Joseph stated
"He quoted many other passages of scripture, and offered many explanations which cannot
be mentioned here." / "The vision was opened to my mind that I could see the place where
the plates were deposited." Thus, a contextual interrelationship co-connective with a pure
Adamic Language, is direct revelatory experiences; or, seeing and hearing written data;
similar to Images presented in the writings of Mahonri Moriacumer; a Google™ Search.
Reading the words of the brother of Jared are similar to looking into a
Urim and Thummim.
Isaiah 2:3.: for out of Zion shall go forth the law, and the word of the LORD from Jerusalem.
Hebrews 4: writings were mighty even unto the overpowering of man to read them, as
they pierce even unto the very eternal souls of all mankind. Note: Jared and His Brother.
For the word of God is quick, and powerful, and sharper than any two-edged sword,
piercing even to the dividing asunder of soul and spirit, and of the joints and marrow,
and is a discerner of the thoughts and intents of the heart. Neither is there any creature
that is not manifest in his sight: but all things are naked and opened unto the eyes of
him with whom we have to do. Seeing then that we have a great High Priest, that is
passed into the heavens, Jesus the Son of God, let us hold fast our profession. Again,
this Priesthood, which was in the beginning of the world, at its creation, and shall also
be restored in the end of the world; when Enoch and his City return in Terrestrial Glory;
having all power over all the elements by the words of Our Lord and Master Jesus Christ;
which glory was clearly manifest in all His miracles; the faith of the Messiah of the Jews.]

The
Pearl of Great Price and Book of Abraham testify "the book of Abraham should
be evaluated on the basis of what it claims to be--Abraham's own account of his life."
The Deseret News, Salt Lake City, November 27, 1967, notes the finding of eleven
papyrus fragments, in the NYC Metropolitan Museum of Art.  The back of the papyri
were pasted down to paper with "drawings of a temple and maps of the Kirtland, Ohio
area."  An affidavit of Emma Smith stated that these papyri had been in the possession
of
Joseph Smith, Jr.  According to this source, the Biblical creation story, the deluge,
"the records of the fathers, even the patriarchs," appear therefore as genealogical
primary source records, transcribed by Abraham from "preserved" and "kept" data,
handed down from generation to generation.  As noted by the
History of the Church:,
Vol. 2, Ch. 16-17, pgs. 235-238, July 1835,
Joseph Smith, Jr. determined that "one of the
rolls contained the writings of Abraham, another the writings of Joseph of Egypt"
and he "was continually engaged in translating an alphabet to the Book of Abraham,
and arranging a grammar of the Egyptian language as practiced by the ancients."
History of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

From a genealogical research standpoint, "arranging a grammar of the Egyptian
language as practiced by the ancients", suggests that all the ancient patriarchs,
beginning with Adam, the Ancient of Days, were skilled in the art of record keeping.
This thought is further clarified in the Book of Moses, P of G P, Chapter 6, verses 5-9:
And a book of remembrance was kept, in the which was recorded, in the language
of Adam, for it was given unto as many as called upon God to write by the spirit of
inspiration;  And by them their children were taught to read and write, having a
language which was pure and undefiled.  Now this same Priesthood, which was
in the beginning, shall be in the end of the world also.  Now this prophecy Adam spake,
as he was moved upon by the Holy Ghost, and a genealogy was kept of the children
of God.  And this was the book of the generations of Adam, saying: In the day that God
created man, in the likeness of God made he him; In the image of his own body, male
and female, created he them, and blessed them, and called their name Adam, in the day
when they were created and became living souls in the land upon the footstool of God.

The KJV Bible, Old Testament record, also declares in Exodus, Chapter 24, verse 4:
"
And Moses wrote all the words of the Lord, and rose up early in the morning, and
builded an altar under the hill, and twelve pillars, according to the twelve tribes of Israel
."
In Chapter 5, verse 1-2 of
Genesis, Moses recorded: "This is the book of the generations
of Adam.  In the day that God created man, in the likeness of God made he him; Male and
female created he them; and blessed them, and called their name Adam, in the day when
they were created.
"  The cross comparison of information shows a correct match of Biblical
Genesis, Chapter 5, verse 1, with the Pearl of Great Price, Book of Moses, Chapter 6,
verse 8.  Clearly, internal source evidence suggests primary source documents, or
copies thereof, going back to the time of Adam and (Eve - the Mother of all Living),
were available to
Moses, who then wrote or copied them for himself and other Israelites.


GENEALOGIES:
Genealogical Tables of the Sovereigns of the World,
from the earliest to the present period; exhibiting in each table their immediate
successors, collateral branches, and the duration of their respective reigns;
so constructed as to form a series of chronology; and including the genealogy
of many other personages and families distinguished in scared and profane history;
particularly all the nobility of these kingdoms descended from princes.
[The editor would have gladly quoted the various authorities which have assisted him
in the execution of his work, under the heads upon which they were consulted, if it
could have been done without crouding (sic) the Tables, and thereby depriving them
of their principal advantages--perspicuity, beauty, and uniformity. He must, therefore,
content himself with mentioning those to whom he is most indebted, which are,
The Bible, The Universal History, with many particular histories of different kingdoms,
the Classic authors, Anderson's Genealogies,
Rollin, Sandford, Rapin, Guthrie, Collins,
Crawford, Lodge, and other Peerages. His chief guides in Chronology were Newton
(
Newton['s] Revised History of Ancient Kingdoms) /
(The Chronology of Ancient Kingdoms Amended)
and
Blair (Blair’s Chronology: Sewing Up a Timeline) /
(The Chronology and History of the World: From the Creation to the Year of Christ 1753,
Illustrated in LVI tables; of Which IV are Introductory & Include the Centurys
Prior to the Ist Olympiad, and Each of the Remaining LII Contain in One Expanded View,
 50 Years or Half a Century - Wythepedia: The George Wythe Encyclopedia)]
* An Arrangement of the Genealogies in the Old Testament and Apocrypha (
copy) (pdf)
  To which are Added, from the Same Authorities, a Selection of Single Names,
  and Chronological Tables of the Kings of Egypt, Syria, and Assyria : with Notes Critical,
  Philological, and Explanatory; and Copious Indexes, in Two Volumes - Volume 1
* An Arrangement of the Genealogies in the Old Testament and Apocrypha (
copy) (pdf)
  To which are Added, from the Same Authorities, a Selection of Single Names,
  and Chronological Tables of the Kings of Egypt, Syria, and Assyria : with Notes Critical,
  Philological, and Explanatory; and Copious Indexes, in Two Volumes - Vol. 2 (
copy).
  [Research Note: The Explanation of the Tables is at the beginning of Volume 2,
  which mentions, for example, that II. The Italic letters refer to the Notes in Vol. I (
copy).
  However, the PEDIGREE TABLES are actually listed at end of Volume 2. Use TWO PAGE
  view button for full displays. Use PREVIOUS <  > NEXT PAGE arrows to view all TABLES.]
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    - Codex Alexandrinus
      The Old Testament was edited by Emst Grabe in 1707-1720,
      and the New Testament by Carl Gottfried Woide in 1786
  - Grotius . . .; Hugo Grotius; Grotius, Hugo | Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy
  - Hallett in Vol. II. of Notes and Discourses p. 19;
    - A Second Volume of Notes and Discourses
    - A Second Volume Of Notes And Discourses (1732)
      Hallet Jr, Joseph: 9781166478353: Amazon.com: Books
    - Joseph Hallett II (1656-1722)
    - Joseph Hallett III (c1691-1744)
  - Hammond 1. c. and Dr. Owen on Mark ii. 26, in Bowyer's Conject. on New Test.
  - Haverkamp: Havercamp's edition of Josephus, Vol. I. p. 445,
    -
Portrait of Siwart Haverkamp (1684 - 1742) - The Online Portrait Gallery
    -
Siwart Haverkamp
  - Herodotus, B. iv. c. xi. xii.,; Herodotus;
    - The Internet Classics Archive | The History of Herodotus by Herodotus
  - Holmes: Dr. Holmes in his Collat. of Gen. iv. 18.;
    Holmes's MSS.; Prol. to Grahe's Edit. . . .; Holmes's collations in Nehemiah
    Dr. Holmes's Collation; Dr. Holmes's Collation of Vet. Test. Craec. 1. c.
  - Horsley, Samuel: Bp. Horsley, Bibl. Critic. Vol. iv. p. 480-489.
    - Biblical Criticism on the First Fourteen Historical Books of the Old Testament;
      also on the First Nine Prophetical Books. by Samuel Horsley, L.L.D. F.R.S. F.A.S.,
      Late Lord Bishop of St. Asaph.; Volume 4 - Internet Archive
  - Hottinger's Thesaur. Philolog. p. 85, 86;
Johann Heinrich Hottinger
  - Houbigant on Gen. ix. 18; x. 21.; Charles Franšois Houbigant
    - Houbigant, Charles FranšoIs - Biblical Cyclopedia
  - Hudson's Note on Josephus, 1. c.
    - The Antiquities of the Jews, by Flavius Josephus
      (search for Dr. Hudson and Hudson)
  - Jerome: St. Jerom. in Quaest. seu trad. Hebr. Arachaeus, qui Arcas condidit oppidum . . .|
    - Biography of St. Jerome the Translator of Latin Vulgate Bible
    -
Catholic Encyclopedia: St. Jerome
    - Vulgate: Vulgate Latin Bible With English Translation
  - Jones: Sir William Jones on Asiatic Poetry chap. ix.,
    and his Discourse on the Mystical Poetry of the Persians and Hindus
    - Jones, William – Encyclopaedia Iranica
    -
The Works of Sir William Jones
    -
William Jones and the Study of Hinduism
    - William Jones (philologist)
  - Junius:
Franciscus Junius, A Treatise on True Theology
    Junius Institute Digital Companions
  - Junius and Tremellius
    -
Franciscus Junius (the elder)
    - Immanuel Tremellius
  - Jonathan ben Uziel, in his Targum on Gen. x. 4.; Jonathan ben Uzziel
  - Josephus: Flavius Josephus - Complete Works and Writings
  - Kennicott: Dr. Kennicott; See Kennicott's Dissertat. Gen. p. 79.; Kennicott Dissertation;
    - Benjamin Kennicott:
    - Hebrew Biblical manuscripts of Benjamin Kennicott - Archives Hub
    -
Kennicott - Biblical Manuscripts in Hebrew, Syriac and Arabic,
      collected by Benjamin Kennicott (1718-83)
  - Leusden in his Onomast. p. 111.;
    [
Leusden (in the Onomast Sac., Leyden, 1650; s. r. "Kadesh-barnea")]
    -
Johann Leusden (1624-1699)
    -
Leusden, Johann - Biblical Cyclopedia
  - Lightfoot: Dr. Lightfoot interprets the words;
John Lightfoot
    - All the Works of John Lightfoot Doctor in Divinity, . . .
    - Complete Works of Rev John Lightfoot on-line - Biblical Studies
  - Lowth: Bp. Lowth, on ver. 15 of that chapter,
    -
Lowth, Robert - Biblical Cyclopedia
    - Robert Lowth
  - Malvenda:
Tomaso Malvenda: Malvenda, Thomas - Biblical Cyclopedia
  - Manctho
  - Manutius: Aldine Bible
    - Aldus Pius Manutius (Aldus Manutius the Elder)
  - Marianna
  - Markland and Bp. Barrington on the same place
  - Marsh: Bp. Marsh's Notes on Michaelis's Lect. on New Test. Vol. II. Part II. p. 817.
    -
Herbert Marsh (1757-1839); Herbert Marsh
    -
History of the College of St. John the Evangelist, Cambridge; pages 735-778.
      Extensive data on Herbert Marsh, his family, along with his accomplishments.
  - Matthew:
Matthew Bible (Thomas Matthew)
    Matthew's Bible - 1537 Facsimile Elmo Brown Leather - Biblical Heritage Exhibit
    John Rogers used the pseudonym "Thomas Matthew", a name used by William
    Tyndale on occasion, to avoid persecution and prosecution by the authorities
    who continued to forbid under penalty of death, the printing of the scriptures
    in the English language. The Matthew's Bible was printed in 1537 in Paris
    and Antwerp by Sir Jacobus van Metered the uncle of Roger's wife, Adriana.
  - Maundrell quoted by the editors of Calmet's Dict.
    - Full text of "Calmet's Dictionary of the Holy Bible :
      as published by the late Mr. Charles Taylor, with the fragments incorporated.
      The whole condensed and arranged in alphabetical order"
  -
Menahem de Lonzano / Menachem di Lonzano | Texts & Source Sheets
    from Torah, Talmud and Sefaria's library of Jewish sources.
  - Michaelis and Dathius; Michaelis in
Spicileg. P. ii. p. 161; eminent Biblical Critic
    J. D. Michaelis, in Spicil. P. i. p. 19, &c.; Johann David Michaelis
    -
Ioannis Davidis Michaelis Spicilegium geographiae Hebraeorum
      exterae post Bochartum [microform] : Michaelis, Johann David, 1717-1791
    - Johann David Michaelis - Encyclopedia
  - Mill and Wetstein on Matth. i. 4.,
  - Mohammedan authors also say / Mohammedan writers
  - Morinus; Variat. MSS. published by Morinus; Jo. Morinus
    - Manuscripts, Hebrew - Biblical Cyclopedia . . . These variations were first collected
      by ben-Chayim in the Rabbinic Bible (Venice, 1526), . . . Chayim does not give the
      source from which he took these variations, but Morinus (Exercitt. Biblic. page 409,
      Paris, 1669 fol.) testifies that he saw a list of these variations in some MSS; i.e., As
      to the Eastern and Western codices; from academies in Palestine and Babylonia.
  - Munster informs us, 1. c., consider
  - Newcome: Newcome on Amos vii. 9.; Archbp. Newcome on Hosea 1. c.
    - William Newcome (1729-1800)
  - Nicephorus in his Chronogr.
    - Database: Clavis Historicorum Antiquitatis Posterioris (CHAP)
      Late Antique Historiography
    -
Stichometry of Nicephorus
    - The Development of the Canon of the New Testament
  - Nobilius: Flam. Nobilius in his Var. Lect. of LXX; Flam. Nobil. in Vers. Graec
  - Orientals believe . . . Oriental writers
  - Owen: Hammond 1. c. and Dr. Owen on Mark ii. 26, in Bowyer's Conject. on New Test.
  - Palmer in Exercit. ad Strah. p. 289,
  - Patrick: Bp. Patrick on Ezra i. 8.; Patrick's Commentary, Vol. II. p. 632, edit. fol.
  - Philo in Life of Moses, Tom. ii. p. 83.
    - Philo: On the Life of Moses, I
    - Philo: On the Life of Moses, II
  - Pilkington in his Remarks,; Remarks upon several passages of scripture:
    rectifying some errors in the printed Hebrew text; Pointing out Several Mistakes
    in the Versions; and Shewing The Benefit and Expediency of a more correct
    and intelligible Translation of the Bible.
    By Matthew Pilkington, LL.B. Prebendary of Lichfield. | Wellcome Collection
  - Pirkei De-Rabbi Eliezer
  - Piscator think.; Johannes Piscator
  - Pliny in his Nat. Hist. B. vi. c. 20.
    - Pliny the Elder, The Natural History
  - Pococke: Dr. Pococke; Pococke's Collat. in vi. Vol. of Lond. Polygl, p. 30 . . .
    - Edward Pococke 1604-1691)
    - Edward Pococke (1604–1691), Comparative Arabic-Hebrew Philology, and the Bible
      Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies | Duke University Press
  - Poole: Malvenda, as quoted by Poole in his Synopsis, 1. c., suspects that . . .;
    Tyrinus, quoted by Poole, in his Synopsis on Ezra ii. 3,
  - Prideaux, (Dean), in his Connect. Hist. Old and New Test. Part ii. B. vi. Vol. 2, p. 289
    -
Humphrey Prideaux
    - The Old and New Testaments Connected in the History of the Jews
      and Neighboring Nations from the Declensions of the Kingdoms of Israel and Judah
      to the Time of Christ, by Humphrey Prideaux, D.D., Dean of Norwich.
  - Ptolemy, the Geographer, in B. vi. c. i., places a province in the North of Assyria
    called Arrapachitis, which Bochart, Phaleg Lib. ii. c. 4, and others believe . . .;
    Ptolemy's Canon, makes Xerxes to reign twenty-one years,
    -
Ptolemy: Geography (Ptolemy)
  - Reland's Palaestin, p. 47.; Reland in his Palaestina B. i. c. xi. p. 63, &c.,
    -
Reland, Adrian░; Adriaan Reland; Palaestina ex monumentis veteribus illustrata
  - Reiske: Johann Jakob Reiske
  - RosenmŘller: E. F. C. RosenmŘller in his Notes on Gen. iv. 22,
    and with whom Dathius agrees.
    - Ernst Friedrich Karl RosenmŘller
    - The Biblical geography of Asia Minor, Phœnicia, and Arabia. | Library of Congress
      (Name spelled in some publications as: Ern. Frid. Car. RosenmŘller)
  - RosenmŘller: RosenmŘller's Schol. in Vet. Test. P. i. p. 259;
    Dr. D. Jo. George RosenmŘller;
    Scholia In Novum Testamentum book by Johann Georg RosenmŘller
    - Johann Georg RosenmŘller (
Johann Georg RosenmŘller)
  - Rutherforh (sic) Rutherford: Dr. Rutherforh's Letter to Dr. Kennicott p. 12--14
    -
Rutherford (Thomas) Letter to Dr. Kennicott on the Samaritan Peniteuch
    - Thomas Rutherforth - Rutherford (1712-1771)
  - Sale: George Sale (Sale's Transl. Koran)
    - George Sale (1697–1736) | Quran Translation
    - Internet Archive: Digital Library & Wayback Machine for George Sale.
  - Scaliger: Joseph Justus Scaliger
    He succeeded in reconstructing the lost Chronicle of Eusebius: Chronicon (Eusebius)
    - Abraham and Melchizedek in: The Book of Genesis in Late Antiquity
  - Schultens: Albert Schultens
  - Sefaria: a Living Library of Jewish Texts Online: Explore Jewish Texts by Topic
    -
Masoretic text | Hebrew Bible, Tanakh, Rabbinic Commentary | Britannica
    - Masoretic Text - The Society for Old Testament Study
      -
The SOTS Wiki - The Society for Old Testament Study
    -
Minchat Shai on Torah | Sefaria (Minchath Shai)
    - Seder Olam Rabbah | Sefaria, or The Great Order of the World
      2nd-century chronicle detailing the dates of biblical events
      from creation to Alexander the Great's conquest of Persia.
      It adds no stories beyond what is in the biblical text.
    - Seder Olam Zutta | Sefaria, or The Small Order of the World
      Based in part on the Seder Olam Rabbah, the work continues the project
      of providing dates fro historical events, beginning with Adam and continuing
      to the talmudic period. Talmudic Figures
  - Selden has long since corrected in his Treatise De Success, in Pontif. Ebraeor. L. i. c. v.
    - John Selden; records listed in Internet Archive: Digital Library & Wayback Machine
  - Septuagint: Read the Septuagint Bible w/ Apocrypha Free Online
    -
A Brief History of the Septuagint
    - Roman Septuagint
    -
The Septuagint: LXX
  - Several writers, both Arabic and Turkish, expressly say, that Azar, or Azer,
    and Terah, were the same person, under different names; thus making
    their Genealogy to coincide with that given in Scripture. . . . Abraham's Father,
    as we learn from Sale 1. c., is called Zarah in the Talmud, and Athar by Eusebius,
  - Shaw: Dr. Shaw in his Travels, Vol. ii. p. 24, edit. 1808, observes,
    - Shaw, Thomas, 1694-1751 | The Online Books Page
      - Dictionary of National Biography, 1885-1900 / Shaw, Thomas (1694-1751)
      - Travels or observations relating to several... | HathiTrust Digital Library
  - SHEM: The Jerusalem Targum, and Jonathan ben Uziel in his Targum, and several
    other Jewish writers, suppose Melchizedek to be the same with Shem, the son of Noah;
    and this supposition has been ingeniously supported by the editors of Calmet's Dict.
    in their Enquiries and Discuss. Vol. III. . . . The Arabic version, in Gen. xiv. 18, renders
    . . . Malko Aladal, considering the word as an appellative rather than a Proper name.
    Probably the Arabic translator might be influenced by the customary name given to
    royalty in his country; for . . . many of the Mohammedan princes were, as a token of
    respect, distinguished by this appellation . . . Malck al Afdhal. It may not be improper
    here to observe, that the Salem above mentioned, was, most probably, Jerusalem,
    antiently (sic) known by the name of Salem--See Ps. lxxxvi. 2. And thus the writers
    of the Targums call Melchizedek . . . King of Jerusalem. . . . Porro Salem [read
    Melchizedek] rex Hierusalem dicitur, quae prius Salem appellabatur.
    -
LDS Studies: The Connection between Melchizedek and Shem
    - Letter to James Arlington Bennet, 13 November 1843, Page 4b
      Joseph Smith, Jr. says: Shall I, who hold the keys of the last kingdom, in which is the
      dispensation of the fulness of all things spoken by the mouths of all the holy prophets
      since the world began; under the sealing power of the Melchizedek priesthood,
      shall I stoop from the sublime authority of Almighty God, to be handled as a monkey's
      cat's paw, -- and pettify myself into a clown to act the farce of political demagoguery?
      No, no verily; no! . . . I solve mathematical problems of Universities; with truth . . .
    -
Search for Melchizedek | The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
    - The Joseph Smith Papers: 50 Results Search for Melchizedek
      . . . Abraham received the Priesthood from Melchesedec (sic) . . . and it was this
      same Melchizedek to whom Abraham paid tithes; yea, even our father Abraham
      paid tithes of one tenth part of all he possessed . . . [9] By this time, Melchizedek
      was already associated with the high priesthood in the theology articulated by JS.
      . . . vision of the afterlife that individuals who inherited the celestial kingdom
      (the highest degree of heavenly glory) were "priests of the most high after the order
      of Melchesadeck (sic) which was after the order of Enoch which was after the order
      of . . . the only begotten son." (Jesus Christ) . . . endowed with the same power
      as the ancient apostles were. [Research Note: Since the Patriarchal Priesthood
      was the former, and only Priesthood Order of the ancient Church of Jesus Christ,
      that was upon the earth, in the days of Abraham, then it is necessarily self evident
      that Melchizedek was one of the ancient ancestors of our Father Abraham.] . . .
      Then God bestow'd upon the meek, The Priesthood of Melchizedek. 2. By help
      of this their faith increas'd, Till they with God spoke face to face:
      An Enoch, he would walk with God; A Noah ride safe o'er the flood. . . .
      By October 1831 JS taught that "the order of the High priesthood is that
      they have power given them to seal up the Saints unto eternal life."
  - Shuckford on the Creation and Fall of Man, Pref. p. lxii.;
Samuel Shuckford
    - The Creation and Fall of Man: The Creation and Fall of Man
  - Shullam: Rabbi Samuel Shullam, or Samuel Shallum, who in his observations
    on the Hebrew book Sepher Juchasin, written by Rabbi Abraham ben Samuel Zacuth
    -
Samuel Shullam
  - Simon: Father Simon, in his Critical Hist. of the Old Test. B. i. c. xxiii.,
    speaks of an antient (sic) copy of the Hebrew Bible,
    in which it is noted in the Margin
  - Spanheim:
Historia Job - Historia Job by Friedrich Spanheim;
    Jobab, who is called Job; The reader will meet with the same Genealogy of Job,
    though not in so diffuse a manner, at the end of the Arabic Version of Job, . . .
  - Strabo . . .; Strabo
  - Syncellus: George Syncellus; Goar's Edit. of Syncellus
    - The chronography of George Synkellos :
      a Byzantine chronicle of universal history from the creation | WorldCat.org
  - Syriac versions of the Bible
  -
Targum - Biblical Cyclopedia: The Chaldee Paraphrase on the Prophet Isaiah
    -
Targum shel Divrei ha-Yamim Rishonim va-Aharonim
      yisdo Rabi Yosef rosh yeshivah be-Surya: Paraphrasis
      chaldaica in Librum Priorem et Posteriorum Chronicorum
      Aramaic Paraphrase of the Biblical Books of Chronicles by Joseph ben Hiyya
      - David Wilkins (orientalist)
      - The Targum of Onkelos in Gen., and the Syriac version in Gen. and . . .
        - targum of onkelos
  - The Arabians say that Ishmael had a son called Thor, or Thour.
  - The authour of the Book entitled The Small Genesis,
    as quoted by Epiphanius Adv. Haer. B. i. p. 287, as noted in record:
    (
Jubilees, Book of – Encyclopedic Dictionary of Bible and Theology);
    i.e., the small Genesis, compendium of Genesis, because it only selects
    certain portions of Genesis, although through its lengthy comments upon
    these points it is actually longer than this canonical book (comp. Epiphanius,
    Adv. Hoer. lib. 1, tom. 3, cap. 6, edit. Petav.; G. Syncellus, p. 8); or, according
    to Ewald's rendering of it, (subtillia, minuta) because it divides the history
    upon which it treats into very minute and small periods . . .
  - The Complutensian Bible
    Special Collections Blog | L. Tom Perry Special Collections | HBLL
  - Theodotion's Version; some Fragments of . . . which are still preserved.;
Theodotion
    -
Theodotion | Hellenistic Judaism, Septuagint, Bible Translation | Britannica
  - Thorndike's Collat. Var. Lect. Syr. on Gen. x. 11.; Thorndike's Collat. of Syr. MSS.
  - Townsend: Rev. Geo. Townsend, in his excellent publication,
    entitled the Old Test. arranged, &c., Vol. II. p. 427, edit. 2nd.
  - Tremellius: Immanuel Tremellius
  - Tyrinus: Tyrinus, quoted by Poole
  - Tyrwhitt: Tyrwhitt on Orpheus De Lapid.
  - Universal History Ant. part, Vol. i. p. 150, Note I. Edit. 8vo.; Antient Universal History
  - Usher's MS: James Ussher | Ussher Chronology
    - Chronology of the Bible
  - Vatable / Vatablus: Franšois Vatable / Franciscus Vatablus
    -
Medieval and Early Modern Greek Manuscripts : Act and Epistles book
  - VARIOUS NAMES: Gloss. Gr.; Rhod. Argonaut.; Prophet. Soncin. printed in 1486,;
    David Kimchi; Baduellus
  - Villoison's Animad. ad Long. Past. L. iv. p. 108.
  - Vitringa: Vitringa, Bp. Lowth, and Houbigant, on Isai. xxii. 15,
    -
Campegius Vitringa (1659-1722)
    - Campegius Vitringa, Sr (1659-1722) / 166 titles, 242 vols. | PRDL
    - Full text of "An attempt towards an improved version, a metrical arrangement,
      and an explanation of the twelve Minor Prophets" [Search for Vitringa]
  - Wall's Crit. Notes on Old Test. . . .
    - Critical Notes on the Old Testament, By the late learned William Wall, D. D.;
      Author of the History of Infant Baptism.
      - An Abridgment of Wall's History of Infant Baptism by William Wall (D.D.),
        Rev. William Henry Spencer - Books on Google Play.
      - Dictionary of National Biography, 1885-1900 / Wall, William (1647-1728)
  - Walton's Polyglott p. 65, and De-Rossi on i. Chron. i. 17.; Brian Walton (bishop)
    - Brian Walton (1600-1661) / 18 titles, 23 vols. | PRDL (London Polyglot Bible)
    - From the Lowy Room: the magnificent 1657 Walton Polyglot Bible
      Library and Archives Canada Blog
  - Wetstein on Matthew viii, 28,
  - Whiston, William; William Whiston (
LibriVox); Internet Archive: Digital Library
  - Whitby's Annot. on Luke xxiv. 1; and Berkel. on Step. Byzant.;
SDA
    - Daniel Whitby;
Daniel Whitby; #9 - Additional annotations to the New Testament; . . .
  - Wilkins on Chron.; Chaldee paraphrase, published by Wilkins,
  - Wintle: Thomas Wintle, E. D.; Wintle's Dissert. on Daniel p. xxviii, and Notes p. 167.
    - Daniel, an Improved Version Attempted; with a Preliminary Dissertation,
      and Notes Critical, Historical, and Explanatory.
  - Woide: Dr. Woide.
    - Carl Gottfried Woide, Fellow of the Royal Society (F.R.S.)
  - WolfŘ: Chr. WolfŘ Bibl. Heb. Part. i.p. 492, &c. and p. 497, &c.
  - Xenophon: Saocoras, is by Xenophon in his Anab. B. i. called Maska.
    - Dictionary of Greek and Roman Geography (1854), MESOPOTA┤MIA
    - Xenophon"s Anabasis and the Origin's of Military Autobiography
  - Yates, Mr. T., reads in Gen. xxv. 15; and thus the Malabaric Pentateuch collated by
  - Zacuth / Zacuto: Hebrew book Sepher Juchasin,
    written by Rabbi Abraham ben Samuel Zacuth
    - Abraham Ben Samuel Zacuto - Society for Crypto-Judaic Studies
    - Book of Genealogies - “Sefer Yuhasin” (Heb. ספר יוחסין) by Abraham Zacuto
      Some of the Jewish writers say, also, that Noah had a fourth son named Yoniko.
      See Abraham ben Samuel Zacuth, in Sepher Juchasin, p. 135.
    - English Translation of Sefer Yahassin:
Sefer Yuḥasin
      Abraham Zacuto is renowned as an astronomer; tables were used by Columbus.
      Genealogies intended to outline the historical development of the Oral Law
      and to establish the chronology of the sages who had transmitted it.
    -
Rabbi Abraham Zacuto - (1450-1515; 5210-5275) - Chabad.org
    - Zacuto, Abraham ben Samuel - JewishEncyclopedia.com
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  SAMPLE LIST OF REFERENCE SOURCES: ADDENDUM
  -
Byzantine calendar; also called the Roman calendar,
    the Creation Era of Constantinople or the Era of the World; the Serbian Calendar.
  - Clarke: Samuel Clarke (1675-1729)
  - Newton: Bp. Newton's Dissert. on Proph. Vol I. p. 290-299, and p. 322, edit. 4to.
    -
Dictionary of National Biography, 1885-1900 / Newton, Thomas (1704-1782)
    - The Right Reverend Thomas Newton D.D. Lord Bishop of Bristol,
      and Dean of St. Paul’s, London. - Michael Finney Antique Prints
    - Thomas Newton, Dissertations on the Prophecies, which have remarkably
      been Fulfilled, and at this time are Fulfilling in the World (1825);
      Thomas Newton, D.D., Late Lord Bishop of Bristol
    - Works of the Right Reverend Thomas Newton, D.D., Late Lord Bishop of Bristol,
      and Dean of Saint Paul's, London: with some Accounts of his Life, and Anecdotes
      of Several of his Friends, written by Himself by Thomas Newton
  - Paschale: Chron. Paschale p. 170;
    -
Chronicon Paschale
      Chronicon Paschale is a huge compilation, attempting
      a chronological list of events from the creation of Adam.
  - Pyle in his Paraphrase, and others, . . .
    - A Paraphrase with Notes, on the Acts of the Apostles,
      And Upon All the Epistles of the New Testament Being a Compleat Supplement
      to Dr. Clarke's Paraphrase on the Four Gospels.
      With a Short Preface to East Epistle and a General Index
    - Thomas Pyle (1674-1756) / 9 titles, 12 vols. | PRDL
  - Vossius Chronol. Sacr. c. x. p. 149.
    -
Gerardus Vossius (1577-1649)
    -
The Correspondence of Gerardus Joannes Vossius – EMLO
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* Berry: William Berry (genealogist):
  -
Genealogica Sacra, or Scripture Tables (Biblical Canon)
*
Betham, William, 1749-1839 (William Betham. 1749–1839)
* Complete Bible Genealogy - Jesus Family Tree - Kings of Judah and Israel
* Inspired Version of the Holy Scriptures on Centerplace.org
  - Bible Search | The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
    -
Archive Bible Search | The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
  - JewishEncyclopedia.com
  - Joseph Smith, Jr. Papers: Teachings of the Prophet Joseph Smith, Jr.
    Comprehensive digital collection of the papers of Joseph Smith, Jr.
  - Scriptures: LDS Church Magazines and
LDS Information
* Journal of Ancient Judaism | Brill
  - Genealogy versus Merit? On the Role of Lineage in Ancient Judaism.
    Introduction in: Journal of Ancient Judaism Volume 11 Issue 1 (2020)
    The articles gathered in this theme issue explore the dynamics of genealogy
    and merit in Jewish texts from the Hellenistic and Roman periods, in relation
    to individual family, and ethnic self-definitions, as well as individual and group
    strategies meant to establish legitimacy, prestige,
    or control over other segments of society.
* Royal Genealogies : Or, the Genealogical Tables of Emperors, Kings and Princes,
  From Adam to these Times. James Anderson (Freemason), D. D.
  PART I. Begins with a Chronological History of the World,
  from the Beginning of Time to the Christian Era, and then the Genealogies
  of the earliest great Families and most ancient Sovereigns of Alia, Europe,
  Africa and America, down to Charlemain, and many of 'em down to these Times.
  PART II.  Begins with the Grand Revolution of Charlemain, and carries on the Royal
  and Princely Genealogies of Europe down to these Times, concluding with those
  of the Britannic Isles. See a more particular Account in the Preface
  and in the Contents of the Tables. [Research Note: The Royal Genealogies
  by James Anderson can be best read by switching to view as plain text,
  using the "More actions menu" at the top left side of the front book page.
  Genealogical Tables: Tab. II., or Table Two (2), mention is made of Antediluvian
  Patriarchs, according to Profane History. It should be clearly noted from a Biblical
  perspective, that after the Tower of Babel, naming patterns were distorted globally,
  when the Language of Adam was lost, in its purity, except in peculiar cases; such
  as the
Jaredites, the greatest nation upon the earth; until destroyed by internal, open
  civil warfare, waged across the
length and breadth of the North American Continent.
  Table III. shows Chaldean Kings before the Flood, from
Berosus. Table IV. mentions
  The Egyptians have also a Series of Kings, who, as they pretend, reigned before
  the Flood; and their Account begins the same Year with that of
Berossus. The naming
  of the Gods, and Demigods, who are supposed to have reigned in Egypt, clearly do
  show the transliteration of God the Father, or Ahman, and Jesus Christ, also known
  as Son Ahman, into Hephsestion /
Hephaestus, or Vulcan; as well as Helios, or the Sun.
  Ancient Patriarchs and their Priesthood powers were transmogrified into planetary
  designations; originally revealed by the words of Abraham, via Urim and Thummim.]
*
The Plates within the Plates: Ether [Research Note: What was the faith of the Brother
  of Jared; also know as Mahonri Moriancumer? Answer: "And when the Lord had said
  these words, he showed unto the brother of Jared all the inhabitants of the earth which
  had been, and also all that would be; and he withheld them not from his sight, even
  unto the ends of the earth. For he had said unto him in times before, that if he would
  believe in him that he could show unto him all things--it should be shown unto him;
  therefore the Lord could not withhold anything from him, for he knew that the Lord
  could show him all things
." . . . "They shall not go forth unto the Gentiles until the day
  that they shall repent of their iniquity, and become clean before the Lord. And in that
  day that they shall exercise faith in me, saith the Lord, even as the brother of Jared did,
  (also known as Mahonri Moriancumer), that they may become sanctified in me, then will
  I manifest unto them the things which the brother of Jared (Mahonri Moriancumer) saw,
  even to the unfolding unto them all my revelations, saith Jesus Christ, the Son of God,
  the Father of the heavens and of the earth, and all things that in them are."]
*
Ussher Chronology by James Ussher; James Ussher - Internet Archive: Digital Library


A Master Number beginning with three digits is given to the direct line
descending stem.  All other descending lineages are ordered according to
where they connect into the direct line of descent as sons or daughters.
They have a dash (-) to show the connection.  The Numbers are arranged
by time of birth in the family, where possible, with the direct descendant
being placed where he or she belongs by order of birth.  In cases of long
and questionable pedigrees, the lineage is shown descending down, but
with no numbering system attached.  Added commentary is author's opinion.
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001:  
GOD The ETERNAL FATHER: AHMAN (ELOHEIM - ELOHIM)

Family of God, the Eternal Father (Ahman):
God the Father
Marriages:  God, by definition, is a couple, or husband and wife (wives)
                    combination.  When the Father said He created Man; male
                    and female created He them, in His own image, it means:
                    My immortal wife and I created our children in the image
                    of ourselves.  Each and every person born on this earth has
                    a spirit body of contained intelligence: a spirit child of God.
                    Ahman, a glorified, immortal Man, in the Meridian of Time,
                    physically associated with the mortal Mary, who was over-
                    come by the Holy Ghost, becoming the literal physical and
                    spiritual Father of Jesus Christ, His Only Begotten Son.
                   
The Eternal Father was married or priesthood sealed to
                    the
exceedingly fair and white virgin Mary, mortal mother
                    of Jesus Christ, prior to her conception; "
for that which
                    is conceived in her is of the Holy Ghost"
Luke 1: 26-55
                    records the formal e
ternal betrothal, which was part of
                    ancient Mosaic legal and lawful wedding ceremony,
as
                    announced by the angel
Gabriel, who was formerly known
                    as Noah in mortality, recorded in the biblical Old Testament.
                    The angel Gabriel, or Noah, was
the family head over Mary,
                    holding the keys of
all living upon the face of the earth, the
                    highest
patriarchal priesthood religious authority after Adam.
                    "
Hail, thou that art highly favoured, the Lord is with thee: blessed
                    art thou among women."  "The Holy Ghost shall come upon thee,
                    and the power of the Highest shall overshadow thee: therefore also
                    that holy thing which shall be born of thee shall be called the Son
                    of God."  Consent by Mary to the terms of the contract: "Behold
                    the handmaid of the Lord; be it unto me according to thy word
",
                    sealed
the husband and wife relationship.  Joseph, a noted literal
                    descendant of King David, by the request of God, took intelligent
                    Mary to wife, becoming the mortal protective stepfather of Jesus Christ.

The Children of 001: God, the Eternal Father
001-001:   DIRECT DESCENDANT 002: (The Only Begotten Son)
                 
SON AHMAN - JESUS CHRIST - The Old Testament God: JEHOVAH
                  Jesus Christ was the eldest born spirit child of
GOD: The Eternal FATHER,
                  in the spirit Kingdom or
pre-existence residence of the family of Man.
                  Jesus Christ is the
Elder Brother of all mankind that will live on this earth.
001-002:   Billions of spirit children of Heavenly Father who refused to follow
                  Jesus Christ in the spirit Kingdom.  These non embodied spirits followed
                  Lucifer, or Satan, in the
pre-existence and are numbered as one-third
                  of the the spirit children designated by Ahman to inhabit this earth.
001-003:   Billions of spirit children of Heavenly Father who have been born,
                  are now living, or will ever be born upon this earth.  Sufficiently true
                  and faithful to God in the
pre-existence Kingdom, these spirits obtained
                  the right of receiving mortal bodies, in an earthly probationary state.
                  [Research Note:
20 Surprising Things We Know About Angels - LDS Living.
                  This article notes that Angels are the offspring of God, with some angels
                  being Gods in fact; and that Adam, or Michael, the Archangel, obtained
                  the First Presidency. Joseph Smith, Jr. also obtained the First Presidency
                  in the
pre-existence Kingdom, and was ordained there to the priesthood
                  office of presiding First President of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-
                  day Saints, for the last dispensation of the fullness of times. The Holy Ghost
                  is a ministering spirit with superhuman capabilities, who also has obtained
                  the First Presidency, in the
pre-existence Kingdom. Within the eternal decrees
                  of the laws of the Universe, it has been mandated, that "there are no angels
                  who minister to this earth but those who do belong or have belonged to it".
                  Therefore, it is self evident, that the Holy Ghost will be born upon this earth,
                  in its future terrestrial state, as the literal seed of His Majesty Jesus Christ. He,
                  King of Kings and Lord of Lords: The Messiah; raising up His son King David;
                  as the Holy Ghost will reign as servant Prince in the Royal House of Jehovah.
                  For the children of Israel shall return, and seek the LORD their God, and David
                  their King; and shall fear the LORD and His goodness in latter (Millennial) days.
                  The Holy Ghost cannot be born on this earth until
Satan is completely bound.
                 
Hosea 3:5 KJV: Afterward shall the children of Israel return, and seek the LORD
                  their God, and David their king; and shall fear the LORD and his goodness
                  in the latter days.
]
001-004:   An innumerable,
incalculable, countless, immeasurable by man,
                  forever infinitely increasing
number of spirit children of Heavenly Father,
                  residing on
millions of
earths like this, (or, on earths glorified to a celestial,
                 
terrestrial or telestial post mortal state); or in the spirit world residence of
                  Heavenly Father, awaiting their time to come to future probationary earths.
                  [
Celestial Kingdom - Terrestrial Kingdom - Telestial Kingdom]
                 
Moses 1: 37-39  And the Lord God spake unto Moses, saying: The heavens,
                 they are many, and they cannot be numbered unto man; but they are numbered
                 unto me, for they are mine.  And as one earth shall pass away, and the heavens
                 thereof even so shall another come; and there is no end to my works, neither
                 to my words.  For behold, this is my work and my glory--to bring to pass
                 the immortality and eternal life of man.

001-005:   Spirit children of Heavenly Father, who
willfully deny the Holy Ghost testimony
                  of Jesus Christ: The Only Begotten Son of God; putting Him to an
open shame.

Family Information:
geography (location): Celestial Kingdom (Church of the Firstborn) (Urim and Thummim)
The place where God resides is a great
Urim and Thummim, a sea of glass and fire.
To the Prophet
Joseph Smith, Jr. the Lord revealed, "And there are many kingdoms;
for there is no space in the which there is no kingdom. . . . And unto every kingdom
is given a law." (
D&C 88: 37-38)  The Prophet Abraham wrote, "And I, Abraham,
had the Urim and Thummim, which the Lord my God had given me. . . ."

"And I saw the stars, that they were very great, and that one of them was nearest
unto the throne of God; . . ."

"And the name of the great one is
Kolob, because it is near unto me … ; I have set
this one to govern all those which belong to the same order as that upon which thou
standest." (
Abraham 3: 1-3)
"Kolob in the first degree. It signifies the first great grand governing
fixed star which is the fartherest that ever has been discovered by the fathers
which was discovered by Methusela and also by Abraham." Therefore, Methuselah
is the earliest identified ancient Patriarch that possessed the Urim and Thummim.
Book of Abraham and Egyptian Material; From Second part 1 Degree, item [2.42]:
Grammar and Alphabet of the Egyptian Language, circa July–circa November 1835, Page 0


life:
God himself, the Father of us all, once dwelt upon an earth in a mortal state,
and went through the same process as Jesus Christ himself did upon this earth.


religion:
Eternal Nature of God, having neither beginning of days, nor end of life.
And were it possible that man could number the particles of the earth, yea,
millions of earths like this, it would not be a beginning to the number of thy
creations; and thy curtains are stretched out still; and yet thou art there, and
thy bosom is there; and also thou art just; thou art merciful and kind forever;

And thou hast taken Zion to thine own bosom, from all thy creations, from
all eternity to all eternity; and naught but peace, justice, and truth is the
habitation of thy throne; and mercy shall go before thy face and have no end
. . .

time period:
Mormon Cosmology
Kolob was after the manner of the Lord, according to its times and seasons
in the revolutions thereof; that one revolution was a day unto the Lord, after
his manner of reckoning, it being one thousand years according to the time
appointed unto that whereon thou standest (Earth).  This is the reckoning
of the Lord’s time, according to the reckoning of Kolob.  The chronology of
this earth is related to the chronology of Kolob, the name of a celestial
planet next to the residence of God. 
D&C 88: 36-45  And there are many
kingdoms; for there is no space in the which there is no kingdom; and
there is no kingdom in which there is no space, either a greater or a lesser
kingdom. . . . And again, verily I say unto you, he hath given a law unto
all things, by which they move in their times and their seasons; And their
courses are fixed, even the courses of the heavens and the earth, which
comprehend the earth and all the planets.  And they give light to each
other in their times and in their seasons, in their minutes, in their hours,
in their days, in their weeks, in their months, in their years . . . The earth
rolls upon her wings, and the sun giveth his light by day, and the moon
giveth her light by night, and the stars also give their light, as they roll
upon their wings in their glory, in the midst of the power of God.

Jah-oh-eh is the earth under the governing power of Oliblish, Enish-go-
on-dosh, and Ka[i/e/ii]-e-van-rash, which are the grand Key or in other
words, the
governing power, which governs the fifteen fixed stars . . .
Oliblish, Enish-go-on-dosh, and Kaii-ven-rash, are the three grand
central powers [similar to the
First Presidency] that govern all of the
other creations, which have been sought out by the most aged of all
the fathers, since the beginning of the creation, by means of the Urim
and Thummim.  The names of the other twelve fixed stars [similar to
the
Quorum of the Twelve Apostles] are: Kolob (which is swifter in
its motion than the rest of the twelve fixed stars, being first in motion
and delegated to have power over others [similar to the President of
the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles] in regulation of their time, [through
the medium of Kli-flos-is-es and Hah-ko-kau-beam {similar in order
to the
Assistant to the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles}]), Limdi (the fifth
fixed star in its motion), Zip, Vu[v/s]el, Venist[i/j], Waine, Wa[g/y]oh-
ox-oan, Oansli, [K/Shi/Me]ble, Shin[e/s]flis, Flis and Os[e].

Research Notes:
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A. 
Elder Orson Pratt spoke on The Holy Spirit and the Godhead, in the open air,
     on the Temple Block [Temple Square], in Great Salt Lake City, [S. L. C., UT]
     February 18, 1855. He noted:
     "What is the name of God in, the pure language?"
     - The answer says, "Ahman."
     "What is the name of the Son of God?"
     - Answer, "Son Ahman - the greatest of all the parts of God excepting Ahman."
     "What is the name of men?"
     - "Sons Ahman," is the answer.
     "What is the name of angels in the pure language?"
     - "Anglo-man."

B.  The Being and Kind of Being God Is:
The King Follett Discourse
     President
Joseph Smith, Jr. delivered a discourse before about twenty thousand
     Saints at the April conference of the Church, 1844, at the funeral sermon of Elder
     King Follett.  He said: "God himself was once as we are now, and is an exalted man,
     and sits enthroned in yonder heavens!  That is the great secret.  If the veil were rent
     today, and the great God who holds this world in its orbit, and who upholds all worlds
     and all things by his power, was to make himself visible,—I say, if you were to see him
     today, you would see him like a man in form—like yourselves in all the person, image,
     and very form as a man; for Adam was created in the very fashion, image and likeness
     of God, and received instruction from, and walked, talked and conversed with him,
     as one man talks and communes with another. . . . It is the first principle of the Gospel
     to know for a certainty the Character of God, and to know that we may converse with
     him as one man converses with another, and that he was once a man like us; yea, that
     God himself, the Father of us all, dwelt on an earth, the same as Jesus Christ himself
     did; and I will show it from the Bible." [Research Note: Of all of the statements made
     by the Prophet Joseph Smith, Jr., the first principle of the Gospel is the most important.
     Jesus Christ was not always Jesus Christ; neither was God the Eternal Father, always
     God, the Eternal Father. These are Offices in the Priesthood that confer Authority to act.
    
The Everlasting Priesthood, as declared by the voice of Peter, James, and John, (which
     is significant in itself, as declaring themselves, indicates all three testified at this time,
     together
), as possessing the keys of the kingdom, and of the dispensation of the fulness
     of times! As further clarified, "The
Priesthood is an everlasting principle, and existed
     with God from eternity, and will to eternity, without beginning of days or end of years."

     It is further stated that "The Priesthood is everlasting----without beginning of days or
     or end of years; without father, mother, etc." In other words, the Priesthood does not
     have a biological component, and is not hereditary; and cannot therefore be subject
     to any evolutionary process, as it is a self existent Principle of all the Universal matter.
     Keys of the Priesthood have always existed from Eternity to Eternity; they are called
     the Keys of the Universe; all attributes of the Priesthood have existed for all eternity.
     The Keys of the Universe are the powers to act in the capacity and authority as God.
     The Holy Scriptures are replete with examples of Jesus Christ speaking, as if He is
     God the Eternal Father; which right He has as the Only Begotten and Beloved Son.
    
“The First Principles of Man Are Self-Existent with God” | Religious Studies Center; it
     indicates the eternal truth that there has always been organized Intelligence, as part
     of our Universe. That being said, the concept of Big Bang physical theory is invalid,
     as there is no known, or knowable evolution of the observable Universe in existence.
     Intelligence, or the light of truth, was not created or made, neither indeed can be,
     additionally suggests that intelligence, or the light of truth cannot be unorganized.
     The Power undergirding all Organized Intelligence is Thought; and thoughts, or
     the power of mental exertion, or "faith", the power to believe, also cannot be lost,
     or destroyed, or annihilated. Thus the Glory of God is stated to be Light and Truth.
     Or, in other words, God the Eternal Father "speaks", or voices his opinions, that
     proceed forth out of his physical mouth into the immensity of the whole Universe,
     through the Light of Christ; which motivates actions, as performed by self existent
     elements, each responding according to the harmonies, within their own beings.
     This provides free agencies of actions. Big Bang theory suggests otherwise, or of
     portions of the Universe, manifested in religious philosophy as
Black hole "hell";
     a cosmic body of extremely intense gravity from which nothing, not even any light,
     can escape; which does contradict falsely the Universal control of God the Father.
     The
Atonement of Jesus Christ, in overcoming the extremely intense gravity forces
     acting upon Him, when Satan tried to enter His physical body, ended the death cycle.]

C. 
Spencer W. Kimball, "Seek Learning Even by Study and Also by Faith,"
    
Ensign, Sept. 1983, 3

D.  TIME:
Psalm 90: 4 - 2 Peter 3: 8 - Abraham 3: 4 (Facsimile 2)

E. 
Nov 23 October 2023 [General Conference]
Nov 23 The Sealing Power -  The sealing power makes individual salvation and family
exaltation universally available to the children of God. [Research Note: This elucidated
sealing power is inseparably connected with the
Church of the Firstborn. Celestial Saints
of God dwell in the Father's presence, become like Him, and receive all things from Him;
have part in the First Resurrection and will reign with Christ in the millennium; similar to
the Saints who were residents of Zion in the days of our great patriarchal father
Enoch.
See: The Joseph Smith Papers: "firstborn" Search:
Doctrine and Covenants 93; et cetera.
Jesus Christ presides over all the Holy Priesthood, after the Order of the Son of God; thus,
faithful Saints will receive through Jesus Christ, the
rights of inheritance of the Firstborn,
with
Adam and Eve, and all their sealed posterity, within the Celestial Patriarchal Order.
Noah, who is Angel Gabriel, is next to Adam in priesthood, or the Patriarchal Priesthood,
as he was the father of all living is his day, and to him was given the dominion. And thus,
for Adam to retain his standing as head of the human family, under the Lord Jesus Christ,
various keys of the Priesthood held in this grand conference, in all dispensations of time,
by all successive church officer leaderships will be returned to Adam, through said Noah,
at Adam-ondi-Ahman. T
he Prophet Joseph Smith, Jr. actually saw men, before they had
ascended from the tomb, as though they were getting up slowly. They took each other
by the hand and said to each other, "My father, my son, my mother, my daughter,
my brother, my sister." This would require a Priesthood prerequisite of Patriarchal
Order, reestablished upon the earth, as in the days of Noah, down to all offices of
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints; before ushering in the Millennium;
and in The Parable of the Ten Virgins, gathering faithful, wise, prepared virgins.
Glossary Topic: Adam-ondi-Ahman - History - Importance -
Location - Meeting - Savior.
It is very obvious, upon introspection, that the original spelling of A-w-m-e-n, with an "e",
being changed to Awman, and then later to Ahman; it implies definitional feeling sense
of Awe-man, or The Delightful Man; as Ah, by definition and meaning expresses delight.
In other words awe, to the righteous: His Glorious Countenance gives a Fullness of Joy;
as Joseph Smith, Jr. experienced a
fullness of Joy when he saw both Father and Son:
"My soul was filled with love and for many days I could rejoice with great joy and the Lord
was with me" (1832). Ergo, Joseph had the Holy Ghost as his constant aid and companion.
Alexander Neibaur, Journal, 24 May 1844, extract, Page 23, notes Joseph Smith, Jr. "saw
a fire towards heaven came near & nearer | saw a personage in the fire light complexion |
blue eyes a piece of white cloth drawn over | his shoulders his right arm bear after a wile |
a other person came to the side of the first |"
Liahona, October 1993, House of Revelation,
in subsection: Visions of the Father and the Son, in the Newel K. Whitney and Co. store, in
Kirtland, O., notes a sacred experience by Zebedee Coltrin: "a personage walked through
the room from east to west, and Joseph asked if we saw him. I saw him and suppose the
others did & Joseph answered that is Jesus, the Son of God, our elder brother. Afterward
Joseph told us to resume our former position in prayer (kneeling, with our hands uplifted)
which we did. Another person came through; he was surrounded as with a flame of fire .
. . The Prophet Joseph said this was the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ. I saw Him" Also,
John Murdock stated: "I saw the form of a man, most lovely, the visage of his face was
sound and fair as the sun. His hair a bright silver grey, curled in most majestic form.
His eyes a keen penetrating blue, and the skin of his neck a most beautiful white
and he was covered from the neck to the feet with a loose garment, pure white,
whiter than any garment I have ever before seen. His countenance was most
penetrating, and yet most lovely. And while I was endeavoring to comprehend
the whole personage from head to feet it slipped from me, and the vision was
closed up. But it left on my mind the impression of love, for months, that I never
felt before to that degree" (John Murdock Journal, typescript,
BYU archives, page 13.}
The firsthand Nephite witnesses of Christ had similar profound experiences of great joy
and rejoicing; and it seems self evident, after Joseph Smith, Jr., received a complete
forgiveness of all of his sins, that part of the many other things that Jesus Christ did say
to Joseph Smith, Jr., during his First Vision, was the Savior's invitation to Joseph, to feel
the wounds in the body of the Messiah; and being embraced fully by His personal Love.
Parting the Veil: The Visions of Joseph Smith (Contents: The Visions of Joseph Smith).]




002:   JESUS CHRIST: SON AHMAN (the Only Begotten Son of
GOD: The Eternal FATHER)

Family of Jesus Christ (Son Ahman):
Jesus
Marriage: 
John 20: 17-18  Jesus Christ asked Mary Magdalene to refrain
herself from attempting to touch or hold (chibuk) Him, at that time.   Jesus
had not yet ascended unto the Father.  Negiah, meaning "contact" or
"connection" or "touch" in Hebrew, is a notion in Jewish law (Halakha)
that restricts (or forbids) physical contact with, or touching of, a member
of the opposite sex, except for one's spouse, and immediate family.   Also,
when Mary Magdalene was asked by Jesus to speak to the brethren:
"I
ascend unto my Father . . . ",
women needed a husband's authorized
permission, to leave home, or to
legally testify in family related matters.
See: The Role of Women in the Bible - Jews for Jesus;
The Social Status of Woman in the Old Testament;
and,
Women's Testimony and Talmudic Reasoning.


The Children of 002: Jesus Christ
002-001:   PATRIARCHAL ORDER (by Adoption and Priesthood Sealing)
                  DIRECT DESCENDANT (a son) 003: SONS AHMAN - ADAM
002-002: 
 [Research Note: 20 Surprising Things We Know About Angels - LDS Living.
                  This article notes that Angels are the offspring of God, with some angels
                  being Gods in fact; and that Adam, or Michael, the Archangel, obtained
                  the First Presidency. Joseph Smith, Jr. also obtained the First Presidency
                  in the
pre-existence Kingdom, and was ordained there to the priesthood
                  office of presiding First President of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-
                  day Saints, for the last dispensation of the fullness of times. The Holy Ghost
                  is a ministering spirit with superhuman capabilities, who also has obtained
                  the First Presidency, in the
pre-existence Kingdom. Within the eternal decrees
                  of the laws of the Universe, it has been mandated, that "there are no angels
                  who minister to this earth but those who do belong or have belonged to it".
                  Therefore, it is self evident, that the Holy Ghost will be born upon this earth,
                  in its future terrestrial state, as the literal seed of His Majesty Jesus Christ. He,
                  King of Kings and Lord of Lords: The Messiah; raising up His son King David;
                  as the Holy Ghost will reign as servant Prince in the Royal House of Jehovah.
                  For the children of Israel shall return, and seek the LORD their God, and David
                  their King; and shall fear the LORD and His goodness in latter (Millennial) days.
                  The Holy Ghost cannot be born on this earth until
Satan is completely bound.
                 
Hosea 3:5 KJV: Afterward shall the children of Israel return, and seek the LORD
                  their God, and David their king; and shall fear the LORD and his goodness
                  in the latter days.
]

Family Information:
Jesus' Family Tree [Line of David was Davidic descent through Mary, His earthly Mother.]


geography (location) and life:
Jesus the Christ / Jesus the Christ
(
Project Gutenberg eBook of Jesus The Christ) by Apostle James E. Talmage.
When Jesus died, the heavens were veiled; and all the creations of God mourned;
and the earth groaned; and the rocks were rent; and the saints arose,
and were crowned at the right hand of the Son of Man, with crowns of glory.

religion:
Guide to the Scriptures: Jesus Christ (Index: Jesus Christ - Topical Guide: Jesus Christ)
Jesus Christ [WorldCat
« Identities] - Google™ Search: Entity Search
List of Books about Jesus

time period:
Historical Jesus (Jesus Christ Films - YouTube™)
[Come Unto Jesus Christ and Be Healed - YouTube™]
[Passion Play | Passion Play |
The Oberammergau Passion Play: FAQs | AJC]
[The Chosen Series | See the Videos & The Trailers with the Free Chosen App.
 The Chosen is a historical drama based on the life
 of Jesus, seen through the eyes of those who knew him.]
[The Christ Child: A Nativity Story | #LightTheWorld - YouTube™]
[
World’s Largest Virtual #Hallelujah Chorus - YouTube™]


Research Notes:
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A. 
Bible - John 14: 9
     Jesus saith unto him, Have I been so long time with you,
     and yet hast thou not known me, Philip?  He that hath seen me hath seen the Father;
     and how sayest thou then, Shew us the Father?

B. 
Doctrine and Covenants 110: 1-10
     . . .

     "We saw the Lord standing upon the breastwork of the pulpit, before us; and under
     his feet was a paved work of pure gold, in color like amber. His eyes were as a flame
     of fire; the hair of his head was white like the pure snow; his countenance shone above
     the brightness of the sun; and his voice was as the sound of the rushing of great waters,
     even the voice of Jehovah," . . .

C.
World Ancestry - Roots In Antiquity
     . . .
     Jesus Christ was
married, with the intent of biological posterity. The first commandment
     in the Garden of Eden, was to "
Be Fruitful and Multiply". Thus it follows, indisputably,
     that Jesus Christ fulfilled this law, to enter the Highest Degree of the Celestial Kingdom.
    
Behold Your Mother | Tim Challies mentions that [At the time Jesus hung on the cross,
     His siblings did not believe in Him. It stands to reason . . . that He would ask one of His
     followers to care for His mother. He selected John, his closest friend who is consistently
     referred to as "the disciple Jesus loved," to take on this responsibility.] Furthermore,
    
Understanding the Biblical Role of Grandparents suggests some other considerations:
     [Specifically, the grandparent's role is to be a disciple-maker of future generations
     by focusing on salvation and sanctification of their family (
Psalm 78 KJV:-7-8).] Thus,
     Jesus Christ was giving to John, his closest friend, not only the responsibility for His
     mother, whose Jewish husband was no longer available, (due to death, imprisonment,
     or other unspecified, complex issues); but also the upbringing of any possible young
     posterity that were residing within her family, under her jurisdiction. It should be very
     clearly noted that any posterity of Jesus Christ, in this time frame, would be fully subject
     to abject ridicule and mortification, isolation and rejection; they being living posterity
     of a publically dishonored, crucified individual, just displayed on the Cross, in His open
     shame, by both the Jewish nation at large, and even many of His own former followers;
     also most of the Roman military personnel who violated His person, and other regional
     authorities. John would of necessity, been required to keep relatives in total isolation
     and secrecy. Also noted is the fact that Mary Magdalene's testimony was questioned
     by His own disciples; indicating that she was an obvious controversial historical person,
     with her own baggage background, including serious medical and physical disabilities.
     John 6 mentions Judas
Iscariot, genealogically, as the son of Simon. Matthew 8 states
     Jesus Christ had power to heal the leper.
Luke 17 mentions ten lepers that were healed;
     And one of them, when he saw that he was healed, turned back, and with a loud voice
     glorified God, And fell down on his face at his feet, giving him thanks; and he was also a
     Samaritan. Judas Iscariot was in Bethany, in the guest house of Simon the leper, where
     Jesus Christ sat at meat. Simon the leper could not have offered this service to the Lord,
     unless he had been healed from his affliction; otherwise he would have been an
outcast.
     Jesus Christ
washed the feet of His apostles, even as Christ had His feet kindly washed.
     The
Alabaster box, with expensive oil of spikenard, used by a woman who was a sinner,
     in that city, would have come into her possession, obviously by her former indiscretions.
     This historical recording attests that Pharisee Simon the leper was an ungrateful person;
     that He did not return back and glorify God, but was most unforgiving, or mean spirited.
     "I, the Lord, will forgive whom I will forgive, but Of You It Is Required to Forgive all men."
     Emotionally, mentally, physiologically, Judas Iscariot was the son of
Simon the Leper.
     The Master's exceedingly offensive and humiliating public chastisement of Simon, in his
     own house, presented apostate
Judas with a friendly "kiss of death" betrayal motivation.

D.  Nov 23 October 2023 [
General Conference]
Nov 23 The Sealing Power -  The sealing power makes individual salvation and family
exaltation universally available to the children of God. [Research Note: This elucidated
sealing power is inseparably connected with the
Church of the Firstborn. Celestial Saints
of God dwell in the Father's presence, become like Him, and receive all things from Him;
have part in the First Resurrection and will reign with Christ in the millennium; similar to
the Saints who were residents of Zion in the days of our great patriarchal father
Enoch.
See: The Joseph Smith Papers: "firstborn" Search:
Doctrine and Covenants 93; et cetera.
Jesus Christ presides over all the Holy Priesthood, after the Order of the Son of God; thus,
faithful Saints will receive through Jesus Christ, the
rights of inheritance of the Firstborn,
with
Adam and Eve, and all their sealed posterity, within the Celestial Patriarchal Order.
Noah, who is Angel Gabriel, is next to Adam in priesthood, or the Patriarchal Priesthood,
as he was the father of all living is his day, and to him was given the dominion. And thus,
for Adam to retain his standing as head of the human family, under the Lord Jesus Christ,
various keys of the Priesthood held in this grand conference, in all dispensations of time,
by all successive church officer leaderships will be returned to Adam, through said Noah,
at Adam-ondi-Ahman. T
he Prophet Joseph Smith, Jr. actually saw men, before they had
ascended from the tomb, as though they were getting up slowly. They took each other
by the hand and said to each other, "My father, my son, my mother, my daughter,
my brother, my sister." This would require a Priesthood prerequisite of Patriarchal
Order, reestablished upon the earth, as in the days of Noah, down to all offices of
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints; before ushering in the Millennium;
and in The Parable of the Ten Virgins, gathering faithful, wise, prepared virgins.
Glossary Topic: Adam-ondi-Ahman - History - Importance -
Location - Meeting - Savior.
It is very obvious, upon introspection, that the original spelling of A-w-m-e-n, with an "e",
being changed to Awman, and then later to Ahman; it implies definitional feeling sense
of Awe-man, or The Delightful Man; as Ah, by definition and meaning expresses delight.
In other words awe, to the righteous: His Glorious Countenance gives a Fullness of Joy;
as Joseph Smith, Jr. experienced a
fullness of Joy when he saw both Father and Son:
"My soul was filled with love and for many days I could rejoice with great joy and the Lord
was with me" (1832). Ergo, Joseph had the Holy Ghost as his constant aid and companion.
Alexander Neibaur, Journal, 24 May 1844, extract, Page 23, notes Joseph Smith, Jr. "saw
a fire towards heaven came near & nearer | saw a personage in the fire light complexion |
blue eyes a piece of white cloth drawn over | his shoulders his right arm bear after a wile |
a other person came to the side of the first |"
Liahona, October 1993, House of Revelation,
in subsection: Visions of the Father and the Son, in the Newel K. Whitney and Co. store, in
Kirtland, O., notes a sacred experience by Zebedee Coltrin: "a personage walked through
the room from east to west, and Joseph asked if we saw him. I saw him and suppose the
others did & Joseph answered that is Jesus, the Son of God, our elder brother. Afterward
Joseph told us to resume our former position in prayer (kneeling, with our hands uplifted)
which we did. Another person came through; he was surrounded as with a flame of fire .
. . The Prophet Joseph said this was the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ. I saw Him" Also,
John Murdock stated: "I saw the form of a man, most lovely, the visage of his face was
sound and fair as the sun. His hair a bright silver grey, curled in most majestic form.
His eyes a keen penetrating blue, and the skin of his neck a most beautiful white
and he was covered from the neck to the feet with a loose garment, pure white,
whiter than any garment I have ever before seen. His countenance was most
penetrating, and yet most lovely. And while I was endeavoring to comprehend
the whole personage from head to feet it slipped from me, and the vision was
closed up. But it left on my mind the impression of love, for months, that I never
felt before to that degree" (John Murdock Journal, typescript,
BYU archives, page 13.}
The firsthand Nephite witnesses of Christ had similar profound experiences of great joy
and rejoicing; and it seems self evident, after Joseph Smith, Jr., received a complete
forgiveness of all of his sins, that part of the many other things that Jesus Christ did say
to Joseph Smith, Jr., during his First Vision, was the Savior's invitation to Joseph, to feel
the wounds in the body of the Messiah; and being embraced fully by His personal Love.
Parting the Veil: The Visions of Joseph Smith (Contents: The Visions of Joseph Smith).]
    

    
003:   ADAM: A SONS AHMAN (son of JESUS CHRIST by priesthood
ordinance
).
          Adam, being
sealed to Christ as His adopted son, becomes thereby,
          a fully established prophet, priest and king; an eternal god in his own
          right and standing.  He exercises the fullness of the patriarchal priesthood.
          Adam possesses the keys of the Universe and rules over his posterity
          and the planet Earth, throughout all eternity.  [
Adam holds the keys of
          the dispensation of the fullness of times; i.e., the dispensation of all the
          times have been and will be revealed through him from the beginning
          to Christ, and from Christ to the end of the dispensations that are to be
          revealed. 
Chapter 8: The Everlasting Priesthood
]

          Official calling to LDS office of church patriarch, within Hyrum Smith's
          family lineage, who was the brother of Joseph Smith, Jr., created by
          revelation, restoration in Melchizedek priesthood authority of the legal
          independent final word: High Priest Patriarchal Judge.   Equivalent in
          American government, to the Supreme Court of the United States of
          America.  It judicially stands next to the LDS First Presidency, as the
          Supreme Court stands next to the Presidency of the United States of
          America.  The Melchizedek priesthood Quorum of the Twelve Apostles
          and the First Quorum of Seventy, preside in similar manner as the
          American national  legislative bodies, the United States Senate and
          House of Representatives.  Foundations of government were divinely
          established in the
Charters of Freedom of the United States of America.
         
All seers are entitled by right of their calling and office, to have direct
          access to the
Urim and Thummim.  In the case of former Church Patriarch
          Emeritus
, the rightful heir of Hyrum Smith was Eldred G. Smith.  He was
          the last remaining vestige of authority, like a removed appendix from the
          body of Christ, to validate through direct revelation, celestial genealogies.
          Deceased
04 Apr 2013.  For what doth it profit a man if a gift is bestowed
          upon him, and he receive not the gift?  Behold, he rejoices not in that
          which is given unto him, neither rejoices in him who is the giver of the gift.


         
D&C 107: 56-57  And Adam stood up in the midst of the congregation; and,
          notwithstanding he was bowed down with age, being full of the Holy Ghost,
          predicted whatsoever should befall his posterity unto the latest generation.
          These things were all written in the book of Enoch, and are to be testified
          of in due time.  Adam and all of his righteous posterity were required to
          wait until the resurrection of Jesus Christ before receiving their own bodies;
          additionally, "their resurrection cometh to pass before the resurrection of those
          who die after the resurrection of Christ", according to the Book of Mormon
          prophet Alma
Alma 40: 19.

          By the time of the end of the millennium, all of Adam's posterity who accept
          the gospel must be
sealed together as one family by the power of the priesthood,
          which is the power to
seal on earth, and it shall be sealed in heaven, and to bind
          on earth, and it shall be bound in heaven.
          (
Eldred G. Smith)

         
D&C 128: 17-18  It is sufficient to know, in this case, that the earth will be smitten
          with a curse unless there is a welding link of some kind or other between the
          fathers and the children, upon some subject or other—and behold what is that
          subject?  It is the baptism for the dead.  For we without them cannot be made
          perfect; neither can they without us be made perfect.  Neither can they nor we
          be made perfect without those who have died in the gospel also; for it is necessary
          in the ushering in of the dispensation of the fulness of times, which dispensation
          is now beginning to usher in, that a whole and complete and perfect union, and
          welding together of dispensations, and keys, and powers, and glories should take
          place, and be revealed from the days of Adam even to the present time.  And not
          only this, but those things which never have been revealed from the foundation
          of the world, but have been kept hid from the wise and prudent, shall be revealed
          unto babes and sucklings in this, the dispensation of the fulness of times.

          Moses 3: 20  And Adam gave names to all cattle, and to the fowl of the air,
          and to every beast of the field.  Adam was taught by God to read and write.
          Adam and Eve were exceedingly intelligent, both before and after the Fall.

          No lesson is more manifest in nature than that all living things do as
          the Lord commanded in the Creation.  They reproduce "after their own kind."
          (See:
Moses 2: 12, 24)  They follow the pattern of their parentage.  Everyone
          knows that; every four-year-old knows that!  A bird will not become an animal
          nor a fish.  A mammal will not beget reptiles, nor "do men gather … figs of thistles."
          (
Matthew 7: 16)

          In the countless billions of opportunities in the reproduction of living things, one
          kind does not beget another.  If a species ever does cross, the offspring cannot
          reproduce.  The pattern for all life is the pattern of the parentage.

          This is demonstrated in so many obvious ways, even an ordinary mind should
          understand it.  Surely no one with reverence for God could believe that His children
          evolved from slime or from reptiles.  (Although one can easily imagine that those
          who accept the theory of evolution don't show much enthusiasm for genealogical
          research!)  The theory of evolution, and it is a theory, will have an entirely different
          dimension when the workings of God in creation are fully revealed.
          (
Boyd K. Packer)

Family of Adam (a Sons Ahman):
Adam (Genesis - Inspired Version) / Adam (Adam) / Adam
Marriage:
"And I, God said unto mine Only Begotten, which was with me from the beginning:
Let us make man [not a separate man, but a complete man, which is husband and wife]
in our image, after our likeness; and it was so." (
Moses 2: 26)  What a beautiful
partnership!  Adam and Eve were married for eternity by the Lord.  Such a marriage
extends beyond the grave.  All peoples should call for this kind of marriage.
(
Spencer W. Kimball)

Adam said: “Blessed be the name of God, for because of my transgression my eyes
are opened, and in this life I shall have joy, and again in the flesh I shall see God”
(
Moses 5: 10). And Eve, his wife, heard all these things and was glad, saying:
Were it not for our transgression we never should have had seed,
and never should have known good and evil, and the joy of our redemption,
and the eternal life which God giveth unto all the obedient (
Moses 5: 11).


D&C 132: 38  David also received many wives and concubines, and also Solomon
and Moses my servants, as also many others of my servants, from the
beginning
of
Creation
until this time; and in nothing did they sin save in those things which they
received not of me. [Research Note: This reference from God specifically implies that
Adam, who was at the beginning of Creation, received many wives and concubines,
which would have been given to Adam, by Eve; from some of their female posterity.
This would be consistent with Mary, the Mother of Jesus Christ; she also being a spirit
daughter of God, the Eternal Father;
betrothed to God Ahman, by Angel Gabriel (Noah).
This would have directly involved the full consent of
Heavenly Mother; as the only means
provided, whereby she could obtain a future return to an eternal association with all of her
righteous and glorified mortal children. Prophets have taught that our immortal, celestial,
heavenly parents work together in a united manner, for the total comprehensive salvation
of the human family; brought to fulfillment through the blood Atonement of Jesus Christ.]


The Children of 003: Adam and Eve: [And Adam and Eve blessed the name of God,
and they made all things known unto their sons and their daughters (Moses 5: 12).]
[
Gilbert Burrington (author): Notes on Table I. (a) EVE. Called in the Hebrew Masoretically-
pointed text Havvah, and in the margin of our authorized English version, in Gen. iii. 20,
Chavah; our translators making the initial letter of the name a strong guttural aspiration,
and omitting the reduplication of the second letter.]

003-001:   DIRECT DESCENDANT (a son) 004: BOOK -
                  Unidentified
Moses 5: 2
003-002:   DIRECT DESCENDANT (a son) 004: BOOK -
                  Unidentified
Moses 5: 2
003-003:   DIRECT DESCENDANT (a dau) 004: BOOK -
                  Unidentified
Moses 5: 2
003-004:   DIRECT DESCENDANT (a dau) 004: BOOK -
                  Unidentified
Moses 5: 2
003-005:   DIRECT DESCENDANT (sons-) 004: BOOK -
                 
Moses 5: 2  Possible other married sons, with posterity.
003-006:   DIRECT DESCENDANT (daus-) 004: BOOK -
                 
Moses 5: 2  Possible other married daughters, with posterity.
003-007    DIRECT DESCENDANT (chldn) 004: BOOK -
                 
Moses 5: 2  Possible other unmarried children, etc.
003-008:   DIRECT DESCENDANT (a son) 004: BOOK -
Cain / Cain / Family Tree
                  Master Mahan married one of his brothers' daughters.  Cain,
                  with his wife and many of his brethren dwelt in the land of Nod,
                  on the east of Eden.  Cainhannoch was a code name for "New York".
003-009:   DIRECT DESCENDANT (a son) 004: BOOK -
Abel
                  Righteous priesthood holder who was murdered by his brother Cain.
                  [
Why he magnified the Priesthood which was conferred upon him, and dies
                  a righteous man, and therefore has become an angel of God by receiving his
                  body from the dead, holding still the keys of his dispensation; and was sent
                  down from heaven unto Paul to minister consoling words, and to commit unto
                  him a knowledge of the mysteries of godliness.  Description of Paul - "He is
                  about five feet high; very dark hair, dark complexion; dark skin; large Roman
                  nose; sharp face; small black eyes, penetrating as eternity; round shoulders;
                  a whining voice, except when elevated, and then it almost resembled the roaring
                  of a lion.  He was a good orator, active and diligent, always employing himself
                  in doing good to his fellow man." 
Section 4, p.168 and p.180; January 5, 1841:
                  organization of a school of instruction - Teachings of the Prophet Joseph Smith
]
                  [
Gilbert Burrington (author): Notes on Table I. (c) Abel.
                  Called in the Hebrew  Masoretically-pointed text Hebel . . .]

003-010:   DIRECT DESCENDANT (a son) 004: SETH (also spelled Sheth)
003-011:   DIRECT DESCENDANT (sons-) 004: BOOK -
                 
Genesis 5: 4  Moses 6: 11  Many other married sons, with posterity.
003-012:   DIRECT DESCENDANT (daus-) 004: BOOK -
                 
Genesis 5: 4  Moses 6: 11  Many other married daughters, with posterity.
003-013:   DIRECT DESCENDANT (chldn) 004: BOOK -
                 
Genesis 5: 4  Moses 6: 11  Many possible unmarried children, etc.

Family Information:
Old Testament Student Manual Genesis-2 Samuel (pdf)
Adamic Language
[Gilbert Burrington (author): Notes on Table I. (d); on page 1,
and continued on page 2, concerning the Sons--(d) Daughters (of Adam.)
Josephus, in his Jewish Ant. B. 1, c. ii. sect. 3, says, that Adam had many more
children than those recorded in sacred history; and Whiston, in his Note on this
passage, observes, that an old tradition says, that the number of Adam's children
were fifty-six; thirty-three sons, and twenty-three daughters. According to Cedrenus,
the number of Adam's sons was thirty-three, and of his daughters twenty-seven;
Syncellus also, Chronograph. p. 11, makes Adam's sons thirty-three, but his daughters
only twenty-three. D'Herbelot informs us, that the Eastern writers attribute two other
sons to Adam, besides the three mentioned in Scripture, Abdalhareth, the elder brother
of Cain, and Rocail, the younger brother of the patriarch Seth. See D'Herbelot's
Bibl. Orient V. Rocail; and Univer. Hist. Ant. part, Vol. i. p. 150, Note I. Edit. 8vo.
The Mohammedan authors, also say, that Adam had two daughters, the one
the twin-sister of Cain, or, as those writers call him, Cabil or Kabil; and the other
of Abel, or, as they express the name, Habil. Cain's twin-sister was called Aclima,
Aclimah, Aclimia, or Aclimiah, or, as Abulfaragius writes the name, Klimia. Eutychius,
and other Eastern christians call her Azrun, others, Azura, and others Calmana
and Calmanna. Abel's twin-sister (page 2) has the name of Lebudah given to her
by Mohammedan writers. Eutychius, and others call her Owain, which D'Herbelot,
with his accustomed inattention to accuracy in expressing proper names, writes
Ouain, Ovain, and Vain. By others this person is called Delborah, Decla, and Edocla.
See D'Herbelot's Bibl. Orient. V. Azrun, Cabil, Vain; Calmet's Dict. Art. Abel, Azura, Cain;
and Sale's Transl. Koran, Ch. v. Note n. The authour of the Book entitled The Small
Genesis, as quoted by Epiphanius Adv. Haer. B. i. p. 287, and by Syneellus in his
Chron. p. 2, says, that Adam had two daughters, Asua, Asuam, or Save, and Azura;
the former of whom was the wife of Cain, and the latter of Seth. The Reader, if he
please, may further consult on this subject J. Albert. Fabricius's Edit. of Cod. Pseudepigr.
Vet. Test. cap. XLIV., and to which the same authour refers in his Bibl. Graec. Tom. xiv.
(
Volume 14) p. 152, where the names of Adam's daughters are given, with some variations
and additions. {
Johann Albert Fabricius: Bibliotheca Graeca}]

geography (location): Adam-ondi-Ahman / Zion
Spring Hill, Daviess County,
Missouri (USA) is named in scripture, by the Lord:
Adam-ondi-Ahman (Garden of Eden). The land where Adam dwelt was part
of the geographic area of the Garden of Eden; insomuch, that Adam and Eve
heard the voice of the Lord from the way toward the Garden of Eden, speaking
unto them. To Adam and Eve, it appears to have been a familiar, remembered
sacred spot, where they had previously had personal contact with God;
contiguous, neighboring, or adjacent to Spring Hill, Daviess County, MO (USA).
The Garden of Eden was located on what is now the North American continent.
D&C 117: 8  Is there not room enough on the mountains of Adam-ondi-Ahman,
and on the plains of Olaha Shinehah, or the land where Adam dwelt, suggests
a different geographical configuration for the North American land mass.
According to
Genesis 2: 10-14, a river went out of Eden to water the garden;
and from thence it was parted, and became into four heads. The name of
the first is Pison: that is it which compasseth the whole land of Havilah,
where there is gold; And the gold of that land is good; there is bdellium
and the onyx stone. And the name of the second river is Gihon; the same
is it that compasseth the whole land of Ethiopia. And the name of the third
river is Hiddekel: that is it which goeth toward the east of Assyria. And the
fourth river is Euphrates. The mountains of Adam-ondi-Ahman, by rainfall
or massive underground sources, brought forth a river that went out of the
Garden of Eden, to water the garden; and from thence it was parted, and
became into four heads, within the unified confines of one worldwide land
mass area; being an apparent elevated area, central to the location of the
current State of Missouri, in the USA, North American Continent (A.D. 2023).


Valley of Adam-ondi-Ahman, reconstructed with connections to present day
gold mining and Pangaea, shows a pattern of finds from the United States,
flowing down through Middle and Central America, parallel South American
and African continental connections, to deposits within southern
South Africa;
to
India, Indonesia and Australia; also, tributary connections into northwest
United States, Canada, Alaska, to Russian Siberia and Middle East regions.
Biblical and other texts, suggest that the identification of regions by large
river systems, indicates ancient use of these waterways for transport and
travel (
D&C 61). "Behold, I, the Lord, in the beginning blessed the waters;
but in the last days, by the mouth of my servant John, I cursed the waters.
Wherefore, the days will come that no flesh shall be safe upon the waters.
And it shall be said in days to come that none is able to go up to the land
of Zion upon the waters, but he that is upright in heart. And, as I, the Lord,
in the beginning cursed the land, even so in the last days have I blessed it,
in its time, for the use of my saints, that they may partake the fatness thereof."
The mention of gold and other precious metals gave sign posts to the posterity
of Adam, for determination of location in relation to various family migrations,
from the
region of the first human homestead, situated near the garden of Eden.
And Adam and Eve, his wife, called upon the name of the Lord, and they heard
the voice of the Lord from the way toward the Garden of Eden, speaking unto
them, and they saw him not; for they were shut out from his presence. . . .
And from that time forth, the sons and daughters of Adam began to divide
two and two in the land, and to till the land, and to tend flocks, and they
also begat sons and daughters.


life:
Adam  Besides the Fall having had to do with Adam and Eve, causing a
change to come over them, that change affected all human nature, all of
the natural creations, all of the creation of animals, plants--all kinds of life
were changed. The earth itself became subject to death.
(
Harold B. Lee)

The celestial environment in the Garden of Eden, including the celestial
bodies of Adam and Eve, had no
"Radioactive Decay": the death process.
After the Fall, the vegetarian animals and some plants became carnivorous.

religion:
Moses 6: 64  And it came to pass, when the Lord had spoken with Adam, our
father, that Adam cried unto the Lord, and he was caught away by the Spirit
of the Lord, and was carried down into the water, and was laid under the water,
and was brought forth out of the water.  Adam had, prior to the Fall, helped to
make and organize this world, as
Michael, the Archangel, in the spirit world, with
Jehovah and Eloheim.  He is the head patriarchal priesthood representative of
all mankind, under Jesus Christ, the Only Begotten of the Father, (through whom
the worlds are and were created, and the inhabitants thereof are begotten sons

and daughters unto God).  [Research Note:  When Adam and Eve were cast out of the
Garden of Eden, they became subject to physical death, as well as being spiritually
excommunicated from the presence of God.  They were given Temple garments
to wear, made of skins (the first biological animal deaths), to protect them from
the temporal elements, during this probationary excommunicated time period.
Adam and Eve fell into a temporal married status.  After Adam received some
restoration of his priesthood ordinances, he baptized his wife Eve.  Adam and Eve
were the first members of the
(Church of the Firstborn - Section 5 1842-43, p.237;
Highest Order of Priesthood Revealed. . . Joseph Smith, Jr., spent the day in the upper
part of the store . . . in council . . . instructing them in the principles and order of the
Priesthood, attending to washings, anointings, endowments and the communication
of keys pertaining to the Aaronic Priesthood, and so on to the highest order of the
Melchizedek Priesthood, setting forth the order pertaining to the Ancient of Days,
and all those plans and principles by which any one is enabled to secure the fullness
of those blessing which have been prepared for the Church of the Firstborn, and come
up and abide in the presence of the Eloheim in the eternal worlds.)
, even Jesus Christ,
upon this earth.  Special priesthood ordinances were performed to restore the Eternal
Marriage Covenant, received from Jehovah in the Garden of Eden, prior to the fall.]
D&C 107: 53   Adam was the presiding High Priest D&C 107: 3 in the Holy Priesthood,
after the Order of the Son of God.  After his death, the Ancient of Days, entered into
paradise, waiting there for thousands of years, looking forward to the resurrection
of Jesus Christ, our Lord and Master.  Adam and Eve, with their righteous posterity,
were gathered together when Christ died; an innumerable company of just spirits,
those who had been faithful in the testimony of Jesus while they lived in mortality.
These dead individuals had looked upon the long absence of their spirits from their
bodies as a bondage.  The Lord Jesus Christ taught them, and gave them power to
come forth, after His resurrection from the dead, to enter into His Father’s kingdom,
there to receive mansions on high, and be crowned with immortality and eternal life.
Jesus Christ freely gave His life in pure charity.  He manifested appreciation and true
reciprocation for the physical body He obtained from Mary, through the lineage
of Adam, which granted the Messiah the opportunity to be exalted to Eternal Lives;
providing also, the means by which all mankind might be saved, through repentance
and perfect obedience to the fullness of the ordinances of the gospel of Jesus Christ.

time period: 4000 B.C. to 3070 B.C.
Adam was 130 years old when Seth was born (Gen. 5:3).  And the days of Adam,
after he had begotten Seth, were 800 years, making him 930 years old when he
died (Gen. 5:4-5).  Lamech, the 9th from Adam, and the father of Noah, was 56
years old when Adam died; Methuselah, 243; Enoch, 308; Jared, 470;
Mahalaleel, 535; Cainan, 605; Enos, 695; and Seth, 800.  So that Lamech
(the father of Noah), Methuselah, Enoch, Jared, Mahalaleel, Cainan, Enos,
Seth, and Adam, were all living at the same time, and beyond all controversy
were all preachers of righteousness.
Joseph Smith Translating Genesis - BYU Studies
The Ages of the Patriarchs in the Joseph Smith Translation | Religious Studies Center

Research Notes:
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A.
  Creation: The Origin of Man
     This earth has a temporal existence of 7,000 years.  "Radioactive Decay",
     or the death process, did not begin upon this earth, prior to the partaking of
     the forbidden fruit in the Garden of Eden.  The process of decay and physical
     degeneration upon the earth was slower during the time of the early Patriarchs.
    
Aging: Longwave UV light induces the aging-associated progerin [Evidence] Progerin

     Q. What are we to understand by the book which John saw, which was sealed
          on the back with seven seals?
          - A. We are to understand that it contains the revealed will, mysteries,
                and the works of God; the hidden things of his economy concerning this earth
                during the seven thousand years of its continuance, or its temporal existence.
     Q. What are we to understand by the seven seals with which it was sealed?
          - A. We are to understand that the first seal contains the things of the first
                thousand years, and the second also of the second thousand years,
                and so on until the seventh.
     Q. What are we to understand by the sounding of the trumpets, mentioned
          in the 8th chapter of Revelation?
          - A. We are to understand that as God made the world in six days, and on
                the seventh day he finished his work, and sanctified it, and also formed man
                out of the dust of the earth, even so, in the beginning of the seventh thousand
                years will the Lord God sanctify the earth, and complete the salvation of man,
                and judge all things, and shall redeem all things, except that which he hath not
                put into his power, when he shall have sealed all things, unto the end of all things;
                and the sounding of the trumpets of the seven angels are the preparing
                and finishing of his work, in the beginning of the seventh thousand years—
                the preparing of the way before the time of his coming.


B.  BOOK OF REVELATION:
    
Bruce R. McConkie, "Understanding the Book of Revelation,"
    
Ensign, Sept. 1975, 85
    
Howard W. Hunter, "No Man Shall Add to or Take Away,"
    
Ensign, May 1981, 64
     "Book of Revelation Overview,"
    
Ensign Oct. 1983, 50
    
Gerald N. Lund, "Seeing the Book of Revelation As a Book of Revelation,"
    
Ensign, Dec. 1987, 46

C. 
Doctrine and Covenants 77
     
Doctrine and Covenants 116

D. 
Faith: Lectures on Faith
     "... A religion that does not require the sacrifice of all things, never has
     power sufficient to produce the faith necessary unto life and salvation; ..."

E.  
Moses 5 and Moses 6

F.  GENERAL AUTHORITIES:
     Eldred G. Smith, "Family Research,"
    
Ensign, Nov. 1975, 106   Elder Eldred G. Smith - Patriarch to the Church

     Spencer W. Kimball, "The Blessings and Responsibilities of Womanhood,"
    
Ensign, Mar. 1976, 70
     Boyd K. Packer, "The Pattern of Our Parentage,"
    
Ensign, Nov. 1984, 66
    
Harold B. Lee - Chapter 3: The Lamb Slain from the Foundation of the World

G. 
BIBLE SOURCES:
     - Bible and Biblical Resources
       Compare parallel translations of books in assorted Bibles.
     - Explore the Divinity School Library | Yale University Library
       - The child’s Bible, Or, An introduction to the reading of the Bible
         Being a collection of all the words that are found in the Old and New Testament.
     - Hebrew Bible (Tanakh: Acronym that identifies the Hebrew Bible.)
     -
Navigating the Bible« II
       People, places, plants and animals occurring in the Bible.
       -
List of Animals in the Bible
     - Wesley Center Online: Flavius Josephus

H.  Genealogies of the Bible: A Neglected Subject
     - Bible Chronology: Bible Chronology
       - Chronology of the Old Testament: Old Testament Times at a Glance
       - Chronology of the New Testament
     -
Bible Dictionary: Genealogy
     -
Biblical Canon
     -
Joseph Smith, Jr. Translation
       Validation of the Bible as a primary source document

       is made by this translation.  Words added restore the
       original formation and sense of the ancient scribes;
       adding technical details from OT Genesis to
NT Revelation.
     -
Study Helps

I.  
Eleazar ben Asher ha-Levi — Brill, was a Medieval collector of ancient record
     sources, "who lived somewhere in the Rhine Provinces at the end of the
     thirteenth and the beginning of the fourteenth century." 
Moses Gaster, Ph.D.,
     translated the first part of this Bodleian Library (Oxford) ms., titled:
    
Sefer (Sepher) ha-zikhronot (Sefer ha-Zikhronot)  There are minute descriptions
     of the descendants of Noah and the records state exactly how many children
     each of the Patriarchs had, beginning with Adam and Eve, including names
     of the wives of each of the Biblical personages.
  "(1) Adam begat three sons
     and three daughters, Cain and his twin wife Qalmana, Abel and his twin wife
     Deborah, and Seth and his twin wife Nōba. (2) And Adam, after he had begotten
     Seth, lived 700 years, and there were eleven sons and eight daughters born to him.
     These are the names of his sons: ‘Eli, Shēēl, Ṣurēi, ‘Almiel, Berokh, Ke‘al, Naḥath,
     Zarḥamah, Ṣisha, Māḥtel, and ‘Anat (###); and the names of his daughters are:
     Ḥavah, Giṭsh, Harē, Bikha, Zifath, Hēkhiah, Shaba, and ‘Azin.  Listed out of order:
     (11) Cain and his wife Temed dwelt in the land of Nod. And Cain knew his wife
     Tēmēd when he was fifteen years old, and she bore him Enoch, and he built seven
     cities and called the first Enoch, after the name of his son. (The names of the remaining
     six were): Maōlē, Lēed, Gēzeh, Yeshbah, Qeled, and Yēbab. (12) And after Enoch, Cain
     begat three sons, Ulaf, Lēzef, and Fuzal, and two daughters, Ṣēṭa and Maḥat. (13) And
     Enoch took Nība, the daughter of Shem, to wife, & she bore him Zēra, Qu‘ith, & Maddaf.
     And Zera begat Methushael, and
Methushael, Lemech. (14) And Lemech took two wives.
     Ada bore Jabal, the father of all those who dwell in tents, and Jubal, the father of all who
     play upon the harp and the reed-pipe. (15) Then the inhabitants of the land began to
     commit violence and to defile the wives of their neighbours, thus kindling the anger
     of the Lord. And they then began to play upon the harp and the reed-pipe, and to sport
     with every kind of song, corrupting the earth. This same Jubal discovered the science
     of music, whence arose all the melodies for the two above-named instruments. This is
     a great science, as I have explained in its proper place (above). (16) And it came to pass,
     when Jubal heard the prophecy of Adam concerning the two judgments about to come
     upon the world by means of the flood, the dispersion and fire, that he wrote down the
     science of music upon two pillars, one of fine white marble and the other of brick, so
     that in the event of the one melting and being destroyed by the waters, the other would
     be saved. (17) And Sillah bore Tubal Cain, who used to sharpen all instruments of iron
     for war, and worked in all manner of iron. He also invented the art of alloying lead and
     iron together, so as to temper the iron and to make the blade sharper. He also invented
     the pincers, the hammer, and the axe, and all instruments of iron. (18) The sister of Tubal
     Cain was Na‘amah. It was she who invented the art of weaving and sewing silk, wool,
     and flax, and the whole art of the fancy-worker and the weaver. Ṣillah also bore Miza
     and Tipa. Tubal was a worker in tin, lead, iron, copper, silver, and gold. Then men began
     to make graven images for their worship. (19) ‘Adah also bore Jabal, who was the father
     of those who dwell in tents and attend to the flock. He discovered the work appertaining
     to shepherds, and made tents and pens for the cattle, one for the sheep and another for
     the oxen, distinct from each other. He also invented the locks, as a safeguard to prevent
     robbers entering the house, like this, χ. (20) In the time of Enosh men were called
     princes, judges, and made gods, applying to them the name of God; and temples
     were made for them, but they were overthrown in the time of Re‘u.  Compare:
    
Genesis 4: 16-24.
  And Cain went out from the presence of the Lord, and dwelt
     in the land of Nod, on the east of Eden.
[which according to modern revelation,
     would be located east of
Daviess County, Missouri. And Cain knew his wife;
     and she conceived, and bare Enoch: and he builded a city, & called  the name
     of the city, after the name of his son, Enoch.
  And unto Enoch was born Irad:
     and Irad begat Mehujael: and Mehujael begat Methusael: and Methusael begat Lamech.
     And Lamech took unto him two wives: the name of the one was Adah, and the name
     of the other Zillah. And Adah bare Jabal: he was the father of such as dwell in tents,
     and of such as have cattle. And his brother’s name was Jubal: he was the father
     of all such as handle the harp and organ. And Zillah, she also bare Tubal-cain,
     an instructor of every artificer in brass and iron: and the sister of Tubal-cain
     was Naamah. . . .  Note: Cain apparently married two women, his twin wife
     Qalmana and his wife Temed,  Also, Cain's descendant Lamech took unto him
     two wives, Adah and Zillah.  This shows polygamy as the normal practice for
     the patriarchal unit of man,
D&C 132: 38
, beginning with Adam.
     [Gilbert Burrington (author): Notes on Table I. (k); on page 5, i. Lamech.
     The Hebrew Masoretically-pointed text reads Lemech, and thus our English translators
     in the Marg. Gen. iv. 18. Josephus, in his Jewish Ant. B. i. c. ii. sect. 2, says that Lamech
     had seventy-seven children by his two wives Adah and Zillah.]
    
Chronicles of Jerahmeel Index- Next: XXVI [Eleazar ben Asher ha-Levi], 12th century.

J. 
Book of Jubilees . . . [Chapter 3-4] The Book Of Jubilees
     About 15 Jubilees scrolls written in Hebrew were found at Qumran. . . .
     . . . And Adam named them all by their respective names, and as he called them, so
     was their name. . . . [Adam and Eve] and they dwelt in the land of Elda in the land of
     their creation. . . . And in the third week in the second jubilee she gave birth to Cain,
     and in the fourth she [Eve] gave birth to Abel, and in the fifth she gave birth to her
     daughter Awan. . . . and Adam knew his wife again, and she bare him a son, and
     he called his name Seth; for he said 'GOD has raised up a second seed unto us
     on the earth instead of Abel; for Cain slew him.' And in the sixth week [134-40 A.M.]
     he begat his daughter Azura. . . . And Adam knew Eve his wife
     and she bare yet nine sons.

K. 
Book of Jasher 1
     . . . and Adam knew his wife Eve and she bore two sons and three daughters.

L.  Antiquities of the Jews - Book I - From the Creation to the Death of Isaac

M. (red earth) Adam - Smith's Bible Dictionary -
     (Red, One From The Soil, Beginning)
Adam: meaning and etymology
     [Research Note:
Doctrine and Covenants 107] states The Twelve (Apostles)
     are a Traveling Presiding High Council, to officiate in the name of the Lord,
     under the direction of the Presidency of the Church, agreeable to the institution
     of heaven; to build up the church, and regulate all the affairs of the same in all
     nations, first unto the Gentiles and secondly unto the Jews. . . . The Twelve being
     sent out, holding the keys, to open the door by the proclamation of the gospel of
     Jesus Christ, and first unto the Gentiles and then unto the Jews. . . . It is the duty
     of the Twelve, in all large branches of the church, to ordain evangelical ministers,
     as they shall be designated unto them by revelation--   Adam was given the Keys
     of the Universe in the Garden of Eden, being endowed by the Word of Jesus Christ;
     to tend the Garden and take care of the earth and all forms of physical intelligence.
     When restored back to the favor of God, with his wife Eve; they jointly presided
     over all of their posterity, as an independent First Presidency, as King and Queen,
     with full authority as prophet and prophetess, priest and priestess, all one together.
     The priesthood order of evangelical ministers was confirmed by them, to be handed
     down from father to son, and rightly belongs to the literal descendants of the chosen
     seed, within their own posterity, the posterity of Adam and Eve, to whom the promises
     were made. This order was instituted in the days of Adam, and came down by lineage,
     when Adam ordained Seth (aged 69 years); when Adam ordained Enos (aged 134 years,
     and four months); when Adam ordained Cainan (aged 87 years); when Adam ordained
     and blessed Mahalaleel (aged 496 years); when Adam ordained  and blessed Jared
     (aged 200 years); when Adam ordained Enoch (aged 25 years) and blessed Enoch,
     (aged 65 years); when Adam ordained Methuselah (aged 100 years). Seth was further
     invested with this Priesthood, when Seth ordained Lamech (aged 32 years), and also
     Methuselah had the fullness of the Patriarchal Priesthood, when Methuselah ordained
     Noah (aged 10 years). Thus, the authority of the full Apostleship, was upon the earth,
     when three years previous to the death of Adam, he called Seth, (who was especially
     blessed by Adam three years previous to his: Ancient of Days Adam's, death); Enos,
     Cainan, Mahalaleel, Jared, Enoch, and Methuselah, who were all just high priests,
     (having the Holy Priesthood, after the Order of the Son of God), with the residue of his,
     Adam's posterity who were righteous, into the valley of Adam-ondi-Ahman, and there
     bestowed upon them his last blessing. And the Lord appeared unto them, and they
     rose up and blessed Adam, and called him Michael, the prince, the archangel.
     And the Lord (personally) administered comfort unto Adam, and said unto him:
     "I have set thee to be at the head; a multitude of nations shall come of thee,
     and thou art a prince over them forever." And Adam stood up in the midst
     of the congregation; and, notwithstanding he was bowed down with age,
     being full of the Holy Ghost, predicted whatsoever should befall his posterity
     unto the latest generation. These things were all written in the book of Enoch,
     (in the pure Adamic language), and are to be testified of in due time.

N.  Witness Evidence: The Book of Mormon: A Guide for the Old Testament
    
The Book of Mormon As a Witness of the Old Testament
     Ether 1 . . . twenty and four plates . . . called the Book of Ether
     . . . (I, Moroni) suppose that the first part of this record, which speaks concerning
     the creation of the world, and also of Adam, and an account from that time even
     to the great tower (
Tower of Babel), and whatsoever things transpired among the
     children of men until that time, is had among the Jews-- Therefore I do not write
     those things which transpired from the days of Adam until that time; but they are
     had upon the plates; and whoso findeth them, the same will have power that he
     may get the full account. But behold, I give not the full account, but a part of the
     account I give, from the tower down until they were destroyed. . . .
     Appendix 4: Testimony of Three Witnesses, Late June 1829, P. 589 . . . Historical
     Introduction . . . Oliver Cowdery, David Whitmer, and Martin Harris testified . . .
     Decades later, David Whitmer added, "We not only saw the plates of the B[ook]
     of M[ormon] but also the Brass plates, the Plates of the Book of ether, the Plates
     containing the Record of the wickedness of the people of the world, and many
     other plates." The Joseph Smith Papers: Search for the "Brass Plates of Laban"
     . . . and thus my father lehi did discover the genealogy of his fathers and Laban
     also was a desendant of joseph (Of the land of egypt) wherefore he and his fathers
     had kept the records . . . that these plate of brass Should go forth unto all nations
     kindreds tongues and people Which ware of his seed wherefore he said that these
     plate of brass should never perish neither should they be dimd Any more by time
     The Plates of Brass: A Witness of Christ (
The Joseph Smith Papers: Search for "Plates")
     The Savior’s Use of the Old Testament "This day is this scripture fulfilled in your ears."

O.  Nov 23 October 2023 [
General Conference]
Nov 23 The Sealing Power -  The sealing power makes individual salvation and family
exaltation universally available to the children of God. [Research Note: This elucidated
sealing power is inseparably connected with the
Church of the Firstborn. Celestial Saints
of God dwell in the Father's presence, become like Him, and receive all things from Him;
have part in the First Resurrection and will reign with Christ in the millennium; similar to
the Saints who were residents of Zion in the days of our great patriarchal father
Enoch.
See: The Joseph Smith Papers: "firstborn" Search:
Doctrine and Covenants 93; et cetera.
Jesus Christ presides over all the Holy Priesthood, after the Order of the Son of God; thus,
faithful Saints will receive through Jesus Christ, the
rights of inheritance of the Firstborn,
with
Adam and Eve, and all their sealed posterity, within the Celestial Patriarchal Order.
Noah, who is Angel Gabriel, is next to Adam in priesthood, or the Patriarchal Priesthood,
as he was the father of all living is his day, and to him was given the dominion. And thus,
for Adam to retain his standing as head of the human family, under the Lord Jesus Christ,
various keys of the Priesthood held in this grand conference, in all dispensations of time,
by all successive church officer leaderships will be returned to Adam, through said Noah,
at Adam-ondi-Ahman. T
he Prophet Joseph Smith, Jr. actually saw men, before they had
ascended from the tomb, as though they were getting up slowly. They took each other
by the hand and said to each other, "My father, my son, my mother, my daughter,
my brother, my sister." This would require a Priesthood prerequisite of Patriarchal
Order, reestablished upon the earth, as in the days of Noah, down to all offices of
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints; before ushering in the Millennium;
and in The Parable of the Ten Virgins, gathering faithful, wise, prepared virgins.
Glossary Topic: Adam-ondi-Ahman - History - Importance -
Location - Meeting - Savior.
It is very obvious, upon introspection, that the original spelling of A-w-m-e-n, with an "e",
being changed to Awman, and then later to Ahman; it implies definitional feeling sense
of Awe-man, or The Delightful Man; as Ah, by definition and meaning expresses delight.
In other words awe, to the righteous: His Glorious Countenance gives a Fullness of Joy;
as Joseph Smith, Jr. experienced a
fullness of Joy when he saw both Father and Son:
"My soul was filled with love and for many days I could rejoice with great joy and the Lord
was with me" (1832). Ergo, Joseph had the Holy Ghost as his constant aid and companion.
Alexander Neibaur, Journal, 24 May 1844, extract, Page 23, notes Joseph Smith, Jr. "saw
a fire towards heaven came near & nearer | saw a personage in the fire light complexion |
blue eyes a piece of white cloth drawn over | his shoulders his right arm bear after a wile |
a other person came to the side of the first |"
Liahona, October 1993, House of Revelation,
in subsection: Visions of the Father and the Son, in the Newel K. Whitney and Co. store, in
Kirtland, O., notes a sacred experience by Zebedee Coltrin: "a personage walked through
the room from east to west, and Joseph asked if we saw him. I saw him and suppose the
others did & Joseph answered that is Jesus, the Son of God, our elder brother. Afterward
Joseph told us to resume our former position in prayer (kneeling, with our hands uplifted)
which we did. Another person came through; he was surrounded as with a flame of fire .
. . The Prophet Joseph said this was the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ. I saw Him" Also,
John Murdock stated: "I saw the form of a man, most lovely, the visage of his face was
sound and fair as the sun. His hair a bright silver grey, curled in most majestic form.
His eyes a keen penetrating blue, and the skin of his neck a most beautiful white
and he was covered from the neck to the feet with a loose garment, pure white,
whiter than any garment I have ever before seen. His countenance was most
penetrating, and yet most lovely. And while I was endeavoring to comprehend
the whole personage from head to feet it slipped from me, and the vision was
closed up. But it left on my mind the impression of love, for months, that I never
felt before to that degree" (John Murdock Journal, typescript,
BYU archives, page 13.}
The firsthand Nephite witnesses of Christ had similar profound experiences of great joy
and rejoicing; and it seems self evident, after Joseph Smith, Jr., received a complete
forgiveness of all of his sins, that part of the many other things that Jesus Christ did say
to Joseph Smith, Jr., during his First Vision, was the Savior's invitation to Joseph, to feel
the wounds in the body of the Messiah; and being embraced fully by His personal Love.
Parting the Veil: The Visions of Joseph Smith (Contents: The Visions of Joseph Smith).]
    


004:   SETH (the son of ADAM)

Family of Seth
(a Sons Ahman):
Seth (Genesis - Inspired Version) /
Seth (Seth)
/ Seth
Marriage: [
The History of the Development of Genealogical DNA
does not begin with the handed down Jewish Torah (Biblical) documents,
but with statements contained within the Pearl of Great Price. - Google Groups]

The Children of 004: Seth
004-001:   DIRECT DESCENDANT (a son) 005: ENOS
004-002:   DIRECT DESCENDANT (sons-) 005: BOOK -
                 
Genesis 5: 7
 Moses 6: 14  Many other sons.
004-003:   DIRECT DESCENDANT (daus-) 005: BOOK -
                 
Genesis 5: 7  Moses 6: 14  Many other daughters.

Family Information:
Old Testament Student Manual Genesis-2 Samuel (pdf)
geography (location):
D&C 107: 53  Called to gathering of Adam's posterity at Adam-ondi-Ahman,
located in Missouri, USA, now part of the North American continent.

life:
Seth  D&C 107: 43  Seth was a perfect man, and his likeness was the
express likeness of his father, insomuch that he seemed to be like unto his
father Adam in all things, and could be distinguished from him only by his age.

religion:
D&C 107: 42  Seth was ordained by Adam at the age of sixty-nine years, and
was blessed by him three years previous to his (Adam's) death, and received
the promise of God by his father, that his posterity should be the chosen of the
Lord, and that they should be preserved unto the end of the earth.
D&C 107: 5  Seth was a High Priest D&C 107: 3 in the Holy Priesthood,
after the Order of the Son of God.

time period:  3870 B.C. to 2958 B.C.
Adam was 130 years old when Seth was born (Gen. 5:3).  Seth was 105 when
Enos was born (Gen. 5:6).  Seth was 800 years old when Adam died.  Seth
lived after he begat Enos 807 years, making him 912 years old at his death
(Gen. 5:7-8).  Seth died in the 1042nd year of the world.
Joseph Smith Translating Genesis - BYU Studies
The Ages of the Patriarchs in the Joseph Smith Translation | Religious Studies Center

Research Notes:
↑ up
Λ
A. 
Chronicles of Jerahmeel Index- Next: XXVI [Eleazar ben Asher ha-Levi], 12th century.
     (3) And Seth lived 105 years and begat Enosh. After he begat Enosh, Seth
     lived 707 years and begat three sons and two daughters. The names of his
     sons were: Elide‘ah, Funa, and Matath, and the names of his daughters
     were Melila and Tēla.

B. 
Book of Jubilees . . . [Chapter 4] The Book Of Jubilees
    
About 15 Jubilees scrolls written in Hebrew were found at Qumran. . . .
     And in the fifth week of the fifth jubilee [225-31 A.M.] Seth took Azura
     his sister to be his wife, and in the fourth (year of the sixth 12,13 week
      [235 A.M.] she bare him Enos.

C.  Antiquities of the Jews - Book I - From the Creation to the Death of Isaac

D.  (compensation) Seth - Smith's Bible Dictionary -
     (Set, Appointed, Foundation) Seth: meaning and etymology

E.  Witness Evidence: The Book of Mormon: A Guide for the Old Testament
    
The Book of Mormon As a Witness of the Old Testament
     Ether 1 . . . twenty and four plates . . . called the Book of Ether
     . . . (I, Moroni) suppose that the first part of this record, which speaks concerning
     the creation of the world, and also of Adam, and an account from that time even
     to the great tower (
Tower of Babel), and whatsoever things transpired among the
     children of men until that time, is had among the Jews-- Therefore I do not write
     those things which transpired from the days of Adam until that time; but they are
     had upon the plates; and whoso findeth them, the same will have power that he
     may get the full account. But behold, I give not the full account, but a part of the
     account I give, from the tower down until they were destroyed. . . .
     Appendix 4: Testimony of Three Witnesses, Late June 1829, P. 589 . . . Historical
     Introduction . . . Oliver Cowdery, David Whitmer, and Martin Harris testified . . .
     Decades later, David Whitmer added, "We not only saw the plates of the B[ook]
     of M[ormon] but also the Brass plates, the Plates of the Book of ether, the Plates
     containing the Record of the wickedness of the people of the world, and many
     other plates." The Joseph Smith Papers: Search for the "Brass Plates of Laban"
     . . . and thus my father lehi did discover the genealogy of his fathers and Laban
     also was a desendant of joseph (Of the land of egypt) wherefore he and his fathers
     had kept the records . . . that these plate of brass Should go forth unto all nations
     kindreds tongues and people Which ware of his seed wherefore he said that these
     plate of brass should never perish neither should they be dimd Any more by time
     The Plates of Brass: A Witness of Christ (The Joseph Smith Papers: Search for "Plates")
     The Savior’s Use of the Old Testament "This day is this scripture fulfilled in your ears."



005:   ENOS (the son of SETH)

Family of Enos:
Enos (Genesis - Inspired Version) / Enos (Enos)
/ Enos
Marriage:

The Children of 005: Enos
005-001:   DIRECT DESCENDANT (a son) 006: CAINAN - KENAN
005-002:   DIRECT DESCENDANT (sons-) 006: BOOK -
                 
Genesis 5: 10
 Moses 6: 18  Many other sons.
005-003:   DIRECT DESCENDANT (daus-) 006: BOOK -
                 
Genesis 5: 10  Moses 6: 18  Many other daughters.

Family Information:
Old Testament Student Manual Genesis-2 Samuel (pdf)
geography (location):
Moses 6: 17  And Enos and the residue of the people of God came out from
the land, which was called Shulon, and dwelt in a land of promise, which he called
after his own son, whom he had named Cainan. 
D&C 107: 53  Enos met with
Adam's posterity at Adam-ondi-Ahman, located in Missouri, USA, now part of
the North American continent.

life:
Enos

religion:
D&C 107: 44  Enos was ordained at the age of one hundred and thirty-four
years and four months, by the hand of Adam.
D&C 107: 53  Enos was a High Priest D&C 107: 3 in the Holy Priesthood,
after the Order of the Son of God.

time period:  3765 B.C. to 2860 B.C.
Seth was 105 when Enos was born (Gen. 5:6).  Enos was 90 when Cainan
was born (Gen. 5:9).  Enos was 695 years old when Adam died.  And Enos
lived after he begat Cainan 815 years, making him 905 years old when he
died (Gen. 5:10-11).
Joseph Smith Translating Genesis - BYU Studies
The Ages of the Patriarchs in the Joseph Smith Translation | Religious Studies Center

Research Notes:
↑ up
Λ
A. 
Chronicles of Jerahmeel Index- Next: XXVI [Eleazar ben Asher ha-Levi], 12th century.
     (4) And Enosh lived 180 years and begat Qeinan; and after Enosh had begotten
     Qeinan he lived 715 years, and begat two sons, Ehor and Aal,
     and one daughter, Qatēnath.

B. 
Book of Jubilees . . . [Chapter 4] The Book Of Jubilees
    
About 15 Jubilees scrolls written in Hebrew were found at Qumran. . . .
     And in the seventh jubilee in the third week [309-15 A.M.] Enos took Noam
     his sister to be his wife, and she bare him a son in the third year of the fifth week,
     and he called his name Kenan.

C.  (mortal man) Enos / Enosh- Smith's Bible Dictionary -
     (Man, Weak But Social Individual) Enosh: meaning and etymology

D.  Witness Evidence: The Book of Mormon: A Guide for the Old Testament
    
The Book of Mormon As a Witness of the Old Testament
     Ether 1 . . . twenty and four plates . . . called the Book of Ether
     . . . (I, Moroni) suppose that the first part of this record, which speaks concerning
     the creation of the world, and also of Adam, and an account from that time even
     to the great tower (
Tower of Babel), and whatsoever things transpired among the
     children of men until that time, is had among the Jews-- Therefore I do not write
     those things which transpired from the days of Adam until that time; but they are
     had upon the plates; and whoso findeth them, the same will have power that he
     may get the full account. But behold, I give not the full account, but a part of the
     account I give, from the tower down until they were destroyed. . . .
     Appendix 4: Testimony of Three Witnesses, Late June 1829, P. 589 . . . Historical
     Introduction . . . Oliver Cowdery, David Whitmer, and Martin Harris testified . . .
     Decades later, David Whitmer added, "We not only saw the plates of the B[ook]
     of M[ormon] but also the Brass plates, the Plates of the Book of ether, the Plates
     containing the Record of the wickedness of the people of the world, and many
     other plates." The Joseph Smith Papers: Search for the "Brass Plates of Laban"
     . . . and thus my father lehi did discover the genealogy of his fathers and Laban
     also was a desendant of joseph (Of the land of egypt) wherefore he and his fathers
     had kept the records . . . that these plate of brass Should go forth unto all nations
     kindreds tongues and people Which ware of his seed wherefore he said that these
     plate of brass should never perish neither should they be dimd Any more by time
     The Plates of Brass: A Witness of Christ (The Joseph Smith Papers: Search for "Plates")
     The Savior’s Use of the Old Testament "This day is this scripture fulfilled in your ears."



006:   CAINAN - KENAN (the son of ENOS)

Family of Cainan - Kenan:
Kenan (Genesis - Inspired Version) /
Cainan (Cainan) Kenan
/ Cainan

Marriage:
[Gilbert Burrington (author): Notes on Table I. (o); on page 5, that Syneellus,
in his Chronograph, p. 11, attributes a wife to Cainan called Maleth.]

The Children of 006: Cainan - Kenan
006-001:   DIRECT DESCENDANT (a son) 007: MAHALALEEL
006-002:   DIRECT DESCENDANT (sons-) 007: BOOK -
                 
Genesis 5: 13
 Moses 6: 19  Other sons.
006-003:   DIRECT DESCENDANT (daus-) 007: BOOK -
                 
Genesis 5: 13  Moses 6: 19  Other daughters.

Family Information:
Old Testament Student Manual Genesis-2 Samuel (pdf)
geography (location):
Cainan
met Adam in journeying to the place Shedolamak.  D&C 107: 53
The land of Cainan was by the sea east; Cainhannoch was a code name for
"New York", used during the time of persecution and hiding in early Church
history. 
Cainan met with Adam's posterity at Adam-ondi-Ahman, located in
Missouri, USA, part of the North American continent.

life:
Cainan

religion:
D&C 107: 45  God called upon Cainan in the wilderness in the fortieth
year of his age; and he met Adam in journeying to the place Shedolamak.
He was eighty-seven years old when he received his ordination. 
D&C 107: 53
Cainan
was a High Priest D&C 107: 3 in the Holy Priesthood, after the Order
of the Son of God.


time period:  3675 B.C. to 2765 B.C.
Enos was 90 when Cainan was born (Gen. 5:9).  Cainan was 70 when
Mahalaleel was born (Gen. 5:12).  Cainan was 605 years old when Adam
died.  And Cainan lived after he begat Mahalaleel 840 years, making him
910 years old at his death (Gen. 5:13-14).
Joseph Smith Translating Genesis - BYU Studies
The Ages of the Patriarchs in the Joseph Smith Translation | Religious Studies Center

Research Notes:
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A. 
Chronicles of Jerahmeel Index- Next: XXVI [Eleazar ben Asher ha-Levi], 12th century.
     (5) And Qeinan begat, after Mahalalel, three sons, Hatak, Mōkro, and Lupa,
     and two daughters, Hannah and Liba.

B. 
Book of Jubilees . . . [Chapter 4] The Book Of Jubilees
    
About 15 Jubilees scrolls written in Hebrew were found at Qumran. . . .
     And at the close of the eighth jubilee [325, 386-3992 A.M.] Kenan took Mualeleth
     his sister to be his wife, and she bare him a son in the ninth jubilee, in the first
     week in the third year of this week, [395 A.M] and he called his name Mahalalel.

C. 
Book of Jasher 2
     The question arises of how the author of Jasher could have known
     specific facts from before the Great Flood, such as Cainan becoming
     very wise when he was forty years old.  These correlations attest that
     it was composed from exceedingly ancient reliable sources.

D.  (possessor)
Cainan - Smith's Bible Dictionary -
     (Acquirer, Networker) Cainan: meaning and etymology

E.  Witness Evidence: The Book of Mormon: A Guide for the Old Testament
    
The Book of Mormon As a Witness of the Old Testament
     Ether 1 . . . twenty and four plates . . . called the Book of Ether
     . . . (I, Moroni) suppose that the first part of this record, which speaks concerning
     the creation of the world, and also of Adam, and an account from that time even
     to the great tower (
Tower of Babel), and whatsoever things transpired among the
     children of men until that time, is had among the Jews-- Therefore I do not write
     those things which transpired from the days of Adam until that time; but they are
     had upon the plates; and whoso findeth them, the same will have power that he
     may get the full account. But behold, I give not the full account, but a part of the
     account I give, from the tower down until they were destroyed. . . .
     Appendix 4: Testimony of Three Witnesses, Late June 1829, P. 589 . . . Historical
     Introduction . . . Oliver Cowdery, David Whitmer, and Martin Harris testified . . .
     Decades later, David Whitmer added, "We not only saw the plates of the B[ook]
     of M[ormon] but also the Brass plates, the Plates of the Book of ether, the Plates
     containing the Record of the wickedness of the people of the world, and many
     other plates." The Joseph Smith Papers: Search for the "Brass Plates of Laban"
     . . . and thus my father lehi did discover the genealogy of his fathers and Laban
     also was a desendant of joseph (Of the land of egypt) wherefore he and his fathers
     had kept the records . . . that these plate of brass Should go forth unto all nations
     kindreds tongues and people Which ware of his seed wherefore he said that these
     plate of brass should never perish neither should they be dimd Any more by time
     The Plates of Brass: A Witness of Christ (The Joseph Smith Papers: Search for "Plates")
     The Savior’s Use of the Old Testament "This day is this scripture fulfilled in your ears."



007:   MAHALALEEL (the son of CAINAN - KENAN)

Family of Mahalaleel:
Mahalalel (Genesis - Inspired Version) /
Mahalaleel (Mahalaleel)
/ Mahalaleel
Marriage:

The Children of 007: Mahalaleel
007-001:   DIRECT DESCENDANT (a son) 008: JARED
007-002:   DIRECT DESCENDANT (sons-) 008: BOOK -
                 
Genesis 5: 16
 Moses 6: 20  Other sons.
007-003:   DIRECT DESCENDANT (daus-) 008: BOOK -
                 
Genesis 5: 16  Moses 6: 20  Other daughters.

Family Information:
Old Testament Student Manual Genesis-2 Samuel (pdf)
geography (location):
D&C 107: 53  Mahalaleel met with Adam's posterity at Adam-ondi-Ahman,
located in Missouri, USA, now part of the North American continent.

life:
Mahalaleel

religion:
D&C 107: 46  Mahalaleel was four hundred and ninety-six years and seven
days old when he was ordained by the hand of Adam, who also blessed him.
D&C 107: 53  Mahalaleel was a High Priest D&C 107: 3 in the Holy Priesthood,
after the Order of the Son of God.

time period: 
3605 B.C. to 2710 B.C.
Cainan was 70 when Mahalaleel was born (Gen. 5:12).  Mahalaleel was 65
when Jared was born (Gen. 5:15).  Mahalaleel was 535 years old when Adam
died.  And Mahalaleel lived after he begat Jared 830 years, making him 895
years old when he died (Gen. 5: 16-17).
Joseph Smith Translating Genesis - BYU Studies
The Ages of the Patriarchs in the Joseph Smith Translation | Religious Studies Center

Research Notes:
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Chronicles of Jerahmeel Index- Next: XXVI [Eleazar ben Asher ha-Levi], 12th century.
     (6) And after Yered, Mahalalel begat seven sons, viz., Ṭēqa, Māya, Nēkhar, Mēli,
     Aesh, Uriel, Luriūṭin, and five daughters, ‘Adah, Nō‘ah, Yebal, Ma‘adah, and Ṣillah.

B. 
Book of Jubilees . . . [Chapter 4] The Book Of Jubilees
     About 15 Jubilees scrolls written in Hebrew were found at Qumran. . . .
     And in the second week of the tenth jubilee [449-55 A.M.] Mahalalel took unto him
     to wife Dinah, the daughter of Barakiel the daughter of his father's brother, and she bare
     him a son in the third week in the sixth year, [461 A.M.] and he called his name Jared,

C.  (praise of God) Mahalaleel - Smith's Bible Dictionary -
     (Praise Of God) Mahalalel: meaning and etymology

D.  Witness Evidence: The Book of Mormon: A Guide for the Old Testament
    
The Book of Mormon As a Witness of the Old Testament
     Ether 1 . . . twenty and four plates . . . called the Book of Ether
     . . . (I, Moroni) suppose that the first part of this record, which speaks concerning
     the creation of the world, and also of Adam, and an account from that time even
     to the great tower (
Tower of Babel), and whatsoever things transpired among the
     children of men until that time, is had among the Jews-- Therefore I do not write
     those things which transpired from the days of Adam until that time; but they are
     had upon the plates; and whoso findeth them, the same will have power that he
     may get the full account. But behold, I give not the full account, but a part of the
     account I give, from the tower down until they were destroyed. . . .
     Appendix 4: Testimony of Three Witnesses, Late June 1829, P. 589 . . . Historical
     Introduction . . . Oliver Cowdery, David Whitmer, and Martin Harris testified . . .
     Decades later, David Whitmer added, "We not only saw the plates of the B[ook]
     of M[ormon] but also the Brass plates, the Plates of the Book of ether, the Plates
     containing the Record of the wickedness of the people of the world, and many
     other plates." The Joseph Smith Papers: Search for the "Brass Plates of Laban"
     . . . and thus my father lehi did discover the genealogy of his fathers and Laban
     also was a desendant of joseph (Of the land of egypt) wherefore he and his fathers
     had kept the records . . . that these plate of brass Should go forth unto all nations
     kindreds tongues and people Which ware of his seed wherefore he said that these
     plate of brass should never perish neither should they be dimd Any more by time
     The Plates of Brass: A Witness of Christ (The Joseph Smith Papers: Search for "Plates")
     The Savior’s Use of the Old Testament "This day is this scripture fulfilled in your ears."



008:   JARED (the son of MAHALALEEL)

Family of Jared:
Jared (Genesis - Inspired Version) /
Jared (Biblical figure)
/ Jared
Marriage:

The Children of 008: Jared
008-001:   DIRECT DESCENDANT (a son) 009: ENOCH
008-002:   DIRECT DESCENDANT (sons-) 009: BOOK -
                 
Genesis 5: 19  Moses 6: 21  Other sons.
008-003:   DIRECT DESCENDANT (daus-) 009: BOOK -
                 
Genesis 5: 19
 Moses 6: 21  Other daughters.

Family Information:
Old Testament Student Manual Genesis-2 Samuel (pdf)
geography (location):
D&C 107: 53  Jared met with Adam's posterity at Adam-ondi-Ahman,
located in Missouri, USA, now part of the North American continent.

life:
Jared [Research Note: Jaredites, The Brother of Jared Sees Jesus Christ;
mentioned, but not named Mahonri Moriancumer, in the Book of Mormon.
Jared is a Biblical name, as presented in this record; therefore indicating
the ancestry of Mahonri Moriancumer to stem back anciently to this Jared;
but also clearly suggesting that Ma-hon-ri  Mo-ri-an-cu-mer was distinctly
separate and apart in its construction: thus ancient Adamic language origins.
It appears on the surface observation, that the Adamic language regularly
placed vowels with various consonants, as part of basic speech pronunciation.
This would allow word emphasis to change according to verbal connectivity,
suggesting different word meanings coming from how sounds are expressed.
So, for example, there could be five (5) degrees of fellowship coming out of,
from the mouth, using the same written word, with subsets; dependent upon
the subject matter at hand, being discussed; of temporal, or spiritual issues; it
being then extrapolated upon by fingers and hand fives (5s); for full elucidation.
This also suggests added visual (deaf mute) methodology of body expression;
for all individual persons deaf and hard of hearing, or those unable to speak.
Note clearly that the angel Gabriel had the power to limit Zechariah's speech.]

religion:
D&C 107: 47  Jared was two hundred years old when he was ordained
under the hand of Adam, who also blessed himJared
taught Enoch
in all the ways of God.
D&C 107: 53  Jared was a High Priest D&C 107: 3 in the Holy Priesthood,
after the Order of the Son of God.

time period: 
3540 B.C. to 2578 B.C.
Mahalaleel was 65 when Jared was born (Gen. 5:15).  Jared was 162
when Enoch was born (Gen. 5:18). 
Jared was 470 years old when Adam
died.  And Jared lived after he begat Enoch 800 years, making him 962
years old at his death (Gen. 5:19-20).
Joseph Smith Translating Genesis - BYU Studies
The Ages of the Patriarchs in the Joseph Smith Translation | Religious Studies Center

Research Notes:
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A. 
Chronicles of Jerahmeel Index- Next: XXVI [Eleazar ben Asher ha-Levi], 12th century.
     (7) After Enoch, Yered begat four sons, viz., L‘ei‘ad, ‘Anaq, Sabkhē, Yeter,
     and two daughters, Zēzēkho and Lēzēkh.

B. 
Book of Jubilees . . . [Chapter 4] The Book Of Jubilees
     About 15 Jubilees scrolls written in Hebrew were found at Qumran. . . .
     And in the eleventh jubilee [512-18 A.M.] Jared took to himself a wife, and her
     name was Baraka, the daughter of Rasujal, a daughter of his father's brother, in
     the fourth week of this jubilee, [522 A.M.] and she bare him a son in the fifth week,
     in the fourth year of the jubilee, and he called his name Enoch.

C.  (descent) Jared - Smith's Bible Dictionary -
     (Descent) Jared: meaning and etymology

D.  Witness Evidence: The Book of Mormon: A Guide for the Old Testament
    
The Book of Mormon As a Witness of the Old Testament
     Ether 1 . . . twenty and four plates . . . called the Book of Ether
     . . . (I, Moroni) suppose that the first part of this record, which speaks concerning
     the creation of the world, and also of Adam, and an account from that time even
     to the great tower (
Tower of Babel), and whatsoever things transpired among the
     children of men until that time, is had among the Jews-- Therefore I do not write
     those things which transpired from the days of Adam until that time; but they are
     had upon the plates; and whoso findeth them, the same will have power that he
     may get the full account. But behold, I give not the full account, but a part of the
     account I give, from the tower down until they were destroyed. . . .
     Appendix 4: Testimony of Three Witnesses, Late June 1829, P. 589 . . . Historical
     Introduction . . . Oliver Cowdery, David Whitmer, and Martin Harris testified . . .
     Decades later, David Whitmer added, "We not only saw the plates of the B[ook]
     of M[ormon] but also the Brass plates, the Plates of the Book of ether, the Plates
     containing the Record of the wickedness of the people of the world, and many
     other plates." The Joseph Smith Papers: Search for the "Brass Plates of Laban"
     . . . and thus my father lehi did discover the genealogy of his fathers and Laban
     also was a desendant of joseph (Of the land of egypt) wherefore he and his fathers
     had kept the records . . . that these plate of brass Should go forth unto all nations
     kindreds tongues and people Which ware of his seed wherefore he said that these
     plate of brass should never perish neither should they be dimd Any more by time
     The Plates of Brass: A Witness of Christ (The Joseph Smith Papers: Search for "Plates")
     The Savior’s Use of the Old Testament "This day is this scripture fulfilled in your ears."



009:   ENOCH (the son of JARED)

Family of Enoch:
Enoch (Genesis - Inspired Version) / Enoch / Enoch
/ Enoch
Marriage:

The Children of 009: Enoch
009-001:   DIRECT DESCENDANT (a son) 010: METHUSELAH
009-002:   DIRECT DESCENDANT (sons-) 010: BOOK -
                 
Genesis 5: 22  Other sons.
009-003:   DIRECT DESCENDANT (daus-) 010: BOOK -
                 
Genesis 5: 22  Other daughters.

Family Information:
Old Testament Student Manual Genesis-2 Samuel (pdf)
geography (location):
D&C 107: 53  Enoch came out from the land of Cainan, the land of his fathers,
which was a land of righteousness in his day.
  Enoch journeyed from the land
of Cainan, by the sea east.   
Cainhannoch was a code name for "New York",
used during the time of persecution and hiding in early Church history.  Enoch
stood upon the place Mahujah and went to the mount Simeon.  From there,
Enoch beheld in the valley of Shum a great people which dwelt in tents, which
were the people of Shum.  Enoch looked towards the north of mount Simeon
and beheld the people of Canaan, which dwelt in tents.
  Enoch saw the people
of Canaan in a land barren and unfruitful, cursed with much heat and perpetual
barrenness.  Enoch beheld the land of Sharon, and the land of Enoch, and the
land of Omner, and the land of Heni, and the land of Shem, and the land of Haner,
and the land of Hanannihah, and all of their inhabitants.  There was a land that
came up out of the depth of the sea, in the time of Enoch.  There were mountains
and high places in the time of Enoch.  Enoch built a city that was called the City
of Holiness, even ZION.  Enoch met with Adam's posterity at Adam-ondi-Ahman,
located in Missouri, USA, now part of the North American continent.

life:
Enoch  Moses 7: 13  And so great was the faith of Enoch that he led the people
of God, and their enemies came to battle against them; and he spake the word
of the Lord, and the earth trembled, and the mountains fled, even according
to his command; and the rivers of water were turned out of their course; and
the roar of the lions was heard out of the wilderness; and all nations feared
greatly, so powerful was the word of Enoch, and so great was the power of
the language which God had given him.
  There were giants of the land, during
the time of Enoch, and a curse went forth upon all people that fought against
God.  T
his appears as the initial time frame for the development and mutation
of dinosaurs and other distorted, abnormally deformed creatures, including
a blackness that came upon all of the children of Canaan. 
Moses 7: 22  And
Enoch also beheld the residue of the people which were the sons of Adam;
and they were a mixture of all the seed of Adam save it was the seed of Cain,
for the seed of Cain were black, and had not place among them.  God
cursed
the residue of the people during the time of the City of Enoch, and the power
of Satan was upon all the face of the earth, except for a few select righteous
posterity that survived until the time of Noah.
[Gilbert Burrington (author):
Notes on Table I. (r); on page 5, and continued on page 6, ii. Enoch.
Called in the English version of i Chron. i. 3. Henoch. The Masoretical pointing
is Hanoch. The Hebrew letter in the beginning of this name in Genesis ought
to have been preserved. . . . The Patriarch Enoch is commonly known among
the Orientals by the name of Edris; a name given to him from his supposed
eminence in wisdom and knowledge. See D'Herbelot's Bibl. Orient. v. Edris;
Hottinger's Thesaur. Philolog. p. 85, 86; and Sale's Notes on Koran, Vol. ii. p. 134.]


Residents of the City of Holiness, even ZION.  D&C 107: 57
These things were all written in the book of Enoch
, and are to
be testified of in due time. 
Moses 7: 67  And the Lord showed
Enoch all things, even unto the end of the world; and he saw the
day of the righteous, the hour of their redemption, and received
a fulness of joy . . .


religion:
D&C 107: 48  Enoch was twenty-five years old when he was
ordained under the hand of Adam; and he was sixty-five and Adam
blessed him. 
Moses 7: 19  And Enoch continued his preaching in
righteousness unto the people of God.  And it came to pass in his days,
that he built a city that was called the City of Holiness, even ZION.
Moses 7: 21  And it came to pass that the Lord showed unto Enoch
all the inhabitants of the earth; and he beheld, and lo, Zion, in process
of time, was taken up into heaven.  And the Lord said unto Enoch:
Behold mine abode forever. 
Moses 7: 69  And Enoch and all his people
walked with God, and he dwelt in the midst of Zion; and it came to pass
that Zion was not, for God received it up into his own bosom; and from
thence went forth the saying, ZION IS FLED.
D&C 107: 53  Enoch
was a High Priest D&C 107: 3 in the Holy Priesthood,
after the Order of the Son of God.


time period: 
3378 B.C. until translated 2948 B.C.
Jared was 162 when Enoch was born (Gen. 5:18).  Enoch was 65 when
Methuselah was born (Gen. 5:21).  Enoch was 308 years old when Adam
died.  And Enoch walked with God after he begat Methuselah 300 years,
making him 365 years old [D&C 107: 49 and he walked with God
three hundred and sixty-five years, making him four hundred and thirty
years old] when he was translated (King James Version Gen. 5:22-23).
NOTE: According to t
he Pearl of Great Price (Moses 7:68  And all of
the days of ZION, in the days of Enoch, were three hundred
and sixty-five years.)
Joseph Smith Translating Genesis - BYU Studies
The Ages of the Patriarchs in the Joseph Smith Translation | Religious Studies Center

Research Notes:
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A. 
Chronicles of Jerahmeel Index- Next: XXVI [Eleazar ben Asher ha-Levi], 12th century.
     (8) After Methuselah, Enoch begat five sons, viz., ‘Anaz, Lē‘on, ‘Akha˘n, Pĕlēdi,
     and Elēd, and three daughters, viz., Tēid, Lēfīd, Laēad. Then God desired Enoch
     and took him away. . . . And Enoch--who was the author of many writing--walked
     with God, and was no more, for God had taken him away and placed him in the
     Garden of Eden, where he will remain until Elijah shall appear and restore the
     hearts of the fathers to the children.

B. 
Book of Jubilees . . . [Chapter 4] The Book Of Jubilees
     About 15 Jubilees scrolls written in Hebrew were found at Qumran. . . .
     And in the twelfth jubilee, [582-88] in the seventh week thereof, he [Enoch] took
     to himself a wife, and her name was Edna, the daughter of Danel, the daughter
     of his father's brother, and in the sixth year in this week [587 A.M.] she bare him
     a son and he called his name Methuselah.

C. 
Book of Jasher 3
     And these are the generations of Enoch, Methuselah, Elisha, and Elimelech, three sons;
     and their sisters were Melca and Nahmah, and Methuselah lived eighty-seven years and
     he begat Lamech.

D.  Is There No Help for the Widow's Son?
     Comparison of Masonic legends of Enoch and Mormon scriptures description of Enoch.

E.  Times and Seasons, 15 July 1842, Page 855: The Government of God
     Times and Seasons, 15 July 1842, Page 856: The Government of God
    
Times and Seasons, 15 July 1842, Page 857: The Government of God
    
Times and Seasons, 15 July 1842, Page 858: The Government of God
    
Times and Seasons, 15 July 1842, Page 859: The Government of God
    
Times and Seasons, 15 July 1842, Page 860: The Government of God

F.  Search for 'Enoch' - Smith's Bible Dictionary
     (dedicated) Enoch - Smith's Bible Dictionary -
     (Inaugurated, Trained) Enoch: meaning and etymology
     [Research Note: Enoch walked with the God Jehovah, even Jesus Christ.
     He was dedicated, inaugurated, and trained personally by the Messiah.]

G.  Witness Evidence: The Book of Mormon: A Guide for the Old Testament
    
The Book of Mormon As a Witness of the Old Testament
     Ether 1 . . . twenty and four plates . . . called the Book of Ether
     . . . (I, Moroni) suppose that the first part of this record, which speaks concerning
     the creation of the world, and also of Adam, and an account from that time even
     to the great tower (
Tower of Babel), and whatsoever things transpired among the
     children of men until that time, is had among the Jews-- Therefore I do not write
     those things which transpired from the days of Adam until that time; but they are
     had upon the plates; and whoso findeth them, the same will have power that he
     may get the full account. But behold, I give not the full account, but a part of the
     account I give, from the tower down until they were destroyed. . . .
     Appendix 4: Testimony of Three Witnesses, Late June 1829, P. 589 . . . Historical
     Introduction . . . Oliver Cowdery, David Whitmer, and Martin Harris testified . . .
     Decades later, David Whitmer added, "We not only saw the plates of the B[ook]
     of M[ormon] but also the Brass plates, the Plates of the Book of ether, the Plates
     containing the Record of the wickedness of the people of the world, and many
     other plates." The Joseph Smith Papers: Search for the "Brass Plates of Laban"
     . . . and thus my father lehi did discover the genealogy of his fathers and Laban
     also was a desendant of joseph (Of the land of egypt) wherefore he and his fathers
     had kept the records . . . that these plate of brass Should go forth unto all nations
     kindreds tongues and people Which ware of his seed wherefore he said that these
     plate of brass should never perish neither should they be dimd Any more by time
     The Plates of Brass: A Witness of Christ (The Joseph Smith Papers: Search for "Plates")
     The Savior’s Use of the Old Testament "This day is this scripture fulfilled in your ears."



010:   METHUSELAH (the son of ENOCH)

Family of Methuselah:
Methuselah (Genesis - Inspired Version) /
Methuselah / Methuselah
/ Methuselah
Marriage:

The Children of 010: Methuselah
010-001:   DIRECT DESCENDANT (a son) 011: LAMECH
010-002:   DIRECT DESCENDANT (sons-) 011: BOOK -
                 
Genesis 5: 26  Moses 8: 6
 Other sons.
010-003:   DIRECT DESCENDANT (daus-) 011: BOOK -
                 
Genesis 5: 26  Moses 8: 6  Other daughters.

Family Information:
Old Testament Student Manual Genesis-2 Samuel (pdf)
geography (location):
There came forth a great famine into the land, during the time
that Methuselah lived, and the Lord cursed the earth with a sore
curse, and many of the inhabitants thereof died.
 
D&C 107: 53
Methuselah met with Adam's posterity at Adam-ondi-Ahman,
located in Missouri, USA, now part of the North American continent.

life:
Methuselah  Moses 8: 2  And it came to pass that Methuselah, the son
of Enoch, was not taken, that the covenants of the Lord might be fulfilled,
which he made to Enoch; for he truly covenanted with Enoch that Noah
should be of the fruit of his loins.

religion:
D&C 107: 50  Methuselah was one hundred years old when he
was ordained under the hand of Adam.
 
D&C 107: 52  Noah was
ten years old when he was ordained under the hand of Methuselah.
D&C 107: 53  Methuselah
was a High Priest D&C 107: 3
in the Holy Priesthood, after the Order of the Son of God.
"Kolob in the first degree. It signifies the first great grand governing
fixed star which is the fartherest that ever has been discovered by the fathers
which was discovered by Methusela and also by Abraham." Therefore, Methuselah
is the earliest identified ancient Patriarch that possessed the Urim and Thummim.
Book of Abraham and Egyptian Material; From Second part 1 Degree, item [2.42]:
Grammar and Alphabet of the Egyptian Language, circa July–circa November 1835, Page 0

time period: 
3313 B.C. to 2344 B.C.
Enoch was 65 when Methuselah was born (Gen. 5:21).  Methuselah
was 187 when Lamech was born (Gen. 5:25).  Methuselah was 243
years old when Adam died.  And Methuselah lived after he begat
Lamech 782 years, making him 969 years old when he died (Gen. 5:26-27).
Joseph Smith Translating Genesis - BYU Studies
The Ages of the Patriarchs in the Joseph Smith Translation | Religious Studies Center

Research Notes:
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Chronicles of Jerahmeel Index- Next: XXVI [Eleazar ben Asher ha-Levi], 12th century.
     After Lemech, Methuselah begat two sons and two daughters, viz.,
     ‘Enab, Rapo, ‘Alumah and ‘Amugah.

B. 
Book of Jubilees . . . [Chapter 4] The Book Of Jubilees
     About 15 Jubilees scrolls written in Hebrew were found at Qumran. . . .
     And in the fourteenth jubilee [652 A.M.] Methuselah took unto himself a wife, Edna
     the daughter of Azrial, the daughter of his father's brother, in the third week, in the
     first year of this week, [701-7 A.M.] and he begat a son and called his name Lamech.

C.  Did People like Adam and Noah Really Live Over 900 Years of Age?
     Yes.  The chronological record was preserved and handed down,
     available in fact to Jacob in Egypt, who testified and lamented:
    
Genesis 47: 9  "And Jacob said unto Pharaoh, The days of the years of
     my pilgrimage are an hundred and thirty years: few and evil have the
     days of the years of my life been, and have not attained unto the days
     of the years of the life of my fathers in the days of their pilgrimage."

D.  Why Did People Live Longer BEFORE The Flood Than AFTER It?

E.  (man of the dart) Methuselah - Smith's Bible Dictionary -
     (When He Is Dead It Shall Be Sent, Man Of A Javelin)
     Methuselah: meaning and etymology

F.  Witness Evidence: The Book of Mormon: A Guide for the Old Testament
    
The Book of Mormon As a Witness of the Old Testament
     Ether 1 . . . twenty and four plates . . . called the Book of Ether
     . . . (I, Moroni) suppose that the first part of this record, which speaks concerning
     the creation of the world, and also of Adam, and an account from that time even
     to the great tower (
Tower of Babel), and whatsoever things transpired among the
     children of men until that time, is had among the Jews-- Therefore I do not write
     those things which transpired from the days of Adam until that time; but they are
     had upon the plates; and whoso findeth them, the same will have power that he
     may get the full account. But behold, I give not the full account, but a part of the
     account I give, from the tower down until they were destroyed. . . .
     Appendix 4: Testimony of Three Witnesses, Late June 1829, P. 589 . . . Historical
     Introduction . . . Oliver Cowdery, David Whitmer, and Martin Harris testified . . .
     Decades later, David Whitmer added, "We not only saw the plates of the B[ook]
     of M[ormon] but also the Brass plates, the Plates of the Book of ether, the Plates
     containing the Record of the wickedness of the people of the world, and many
     other plates." The Joseph Smith Papers: Search for the "Brass Plates of Laban"
     . . . and thus my father lehi did discover the genealogy of his fathers and Laban
     also was a desendant of joseph (Of the land of egypt) wherefore he and his fathers
     had kept the records . . . that these plate of brass Should go forth unto all nations
     kindreds tongues and people Which ware of his seed wherefore he said that these
     plate of brass should never perish neither should they be dimd Any more by time
     The Plates of Brass: A Witness of Christ (The Joseph Smith Papers: Search for "Plates")
     The Savior’s Use of the Old Testament "This day is this scripture fulfilled in your ears."



011:   LAMECH (the son of METHUSELAH)

Family of Lamech:
Lamech (father of Noah) (Genesis - Inspired Version) / Lamech / Lamech
/ Lamech
Marriage:
[Gilbert Burrington (author): Notes on Table I. (v); on page 6, Noah.
The Oriental writers make Noah the son of ii. Lamech, by Shamkha the daughter of Enosh.
See Sale's Note on Koran, vol. ii. p. 462. ALSO (w); on page 6, (Noah's) Wife. The reader
who is inclined to see the various names given by Eastern writers and others to Noah's
Wife, may consult Calmet in his Diet. Art. Noah and Noema; and Sale's Notes on Koran,
c. xi., Note a, p. 21, and clxvi., Note g.]

The Children of 011: Lamech
011-001:   DIRECT DESCENDANT (a son) 012: NOAH
011-002:   DIRECT DESCENDANT (sons-) 012: BOOK -
                 
Genesis 5: 30  Moses 8: 10  Other sons.
011-003:   DIRECT DESCENDANT (daus-) 012: BOOK -
                 
Genesis 5: 30  Moses 8: 10
 Other daughters.

Family Information:
Old Testament Student Manual Genesis-2 Samuel (pdf)

geography (location):

life:
Lamech

religion:
D&C 107: 51  Lamech was thirty-two years old
when he was ordained under the hand of Seth.
D&C 84: 14-15  Lamech was an evangelical minister, a Patriarch
in the Holy Priesthood, after the Order of the Son of God.


time period: 
3126 B.C. to 2349 B.C.
Methuselah was 187 when Lamech was born (Gen. 5:25).  Lamech was
182 when Noah was born (Gen. 5:28).  Lamech, the 9th from Adam,
and the father of Noah, was 56 years old when Adam died.  Lamech
lived after he begat Noah 595 years, making him 777 years old when
he died (Gen. 5:30-31).
Joseph Smith Translating Genesis - BYU Studies
The Ages of the Patriarchs in the Joseph Smith Translation | Religious Studies Center

Research Notes:
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Chronicles of Jerahmeel Index- Next: XXVI [Eleazar ben Asher ha-Levi], 12th century.
     And Lemech begat Noah, and said, 'This one will comfort us and give rest
     to the earth and all its inhabitants when God will visit the earth with evil
     on account of the wickedness of the evildoers.'

B. 
Book of Jubilees . . . [Chapter 4] The Book Of Jubilees
     About 15 Jubilees scrolls written in Hebrew were found at Qumran. . . .
     And in the fifteenth jubilee in the third week Lamech took to himself a wife, and
     her name was Betenos the daughter of Baraki'il, the daughter of his father's brother,
     and in this week she bare him a son and he called his name Noah, saying,
     'This one will comfort me for my trouble and all my work,
     and for the ground which the Lord hath cursed.'

C. 
Book of Jasher 4
     And Lamech was one hundred and eighty years old when he took Ashmua,
     the daughter of Elishaa the son of Enoch his uncle, and she conceived. . . .
     And Methuselah called his name Noah, saying, The earth was in his days at rest
     and free from corruption, and Lamech his father called his name Menachem,
     saying, This one shall comfort us in our works and miserable toil in the earth,
     which God had cursed.

D.  (powerful)
Lamech - Smith's Bible Dictionary -
     (Strong Man, For Humiliation) Lamech: meaning and etymology
     [Research Note: Faithful, strong man in the Priesthood; humble, meek and lowly;
     having been ordained at age 32, as an evangelical minister, by the hand of Seth.]

E.  Witness Evidence: The Book of Mormon: A Guide for the Old Testament
    
The Book of Mormon As a Witness of the Old Testament
     Ether 1 . . . twenty and four plates . . . called the Book of Ether
     . . . (I, Moroni) suppose that the first part of this record, which speaks concerning
     the creation of the world, and also of Adam, and an account from that time even
     to the great tower (
Tower of Babel), and whatsoever things transpired among the
     children of men until that time, is had among the Jews-- Therefore I do not write
     those things which transpired from the days of Adam until that time; but they are
     had upon the plates; and whoso findeth them, the same will have power that he
     may get the full account. But behold, I give not the full account, but a part of the
     account I give, from the tower down until they were destroyed. . . .
     Appendix 4: Testimony of Three Witnesses, Late June 1829, P. 589 . . . Historical
     Introduction . . . Oliver Cowdery, David Whitmer, and Martin Harris testified . . .
     Decades later, David Whitmer added, "We not only saw the plates of the B[ook]
     of M[ormon] but also the Brass plates, the Plates of the Book of ether, the Plates
     containing the Record of the wickedness of the people of the world, and many
     other plates." The Joseph Smith Papers: Search for the "Brass Plates of Laban"
     . . . and thus my father lehi did discover the genealogy of his fathers and Laban
     also was a desendant of joseph (Of the land of egypt) wherefore he and his fathers
     had kept the records . . . that these plate of brass Should go forth unto all nations
     kindreds tongues and people Which ware of his seed wherefore he said that these
     plate of brass should never perish neither should they be dimd Any more by time
     The Plates of Brass: A Witness of Christ (The Joseph Smith Papers: Search for "Plates")
     The Savior’s Use of the Old Testament "This day is this scripture fulfilled in your ears."



012:   NOAH (the son of LAMECH)

Family of Noah:
Noah (Genesis - Inspired Version) /
Noah / Noah (Noah, Bible Patriarch)
/ Noah
Marriage:
Wives Aboard Noah's Ark
Wife of Noah - Emzara, daughter of Rake'el, son of Methuselah
Wife of Shem - Sedeqet
elebab
Wife of Ham - Ne'elatama'uk or Na'eltama'uk [
Egyptus]
Wife of Japheth - 'Adataneses
Since Noah and his sons were the only men surviving the flood,
all patriarchal genetic diversity concentrated with Noah . . .
resulting in a more recent patriarchal lineage than matriarchal.
Genetics and Genealogy:
In Search of Our "Biblical Common Ancestor"

The Children of 012: Noah
012-001:   DIRECT DESCENDANT (a son) 013: BOOK - Japheth (
Japhetic),
                  who was born in 2494 B.C.; by whose posterity
Genesis 10: 5
                  the isles of the Gentiles divided in their lands; every one
                  after his tongue, after their families, in their nations.  Sons
                  of Japheth were born after the Flood  
Genesis 10: 1.  Peopling
                  of the world by Gentile descendants of Japheth, prior to the days
                  of Peleg, constituted inheritance of lands within
Pangaea land
                  mass, after which physical upheavals of mountain ranges and
                  immediate continental drift, isolated "isles" of nations, within a
                  239 year time period, between
2253 B.C. to 2014 B.C.  Every one
                  after his tongue, after their families, in their nations, occurred
                 
after Nimrod founded the beginning of the Kingdom of Babel,
                  circa 2300 B.C.  Shem, the son of Noah, the great high
                  priest, who lived from 2452 B.C. to 1852 B.C., appears to have kept
                  the record of these proceedings, later handed down to Abraham.

012-002:   DIRECT DESCENDANT (a son) 013: SHEM,
                  who was born in 2452 B.C.
012-003:   DIRECT DESCENDANT (a son) 013: BOOK - Ham (
Hamites), head patriarchal
                  "Pharaoh", born 2444 B.C., was [
Abraham 1: 23-26] the husband of Egyptus.
                  Sons of Ham and Egyptus were born after the Flood  
Genesis 10: 1.
                 
Their daughter, also named Egyptus, was the "Mother of the King":
                  Pharaoh, who began the Patriarchal Royalty of the Pharaohs living
                  in Egypt.  The worldwide Flood
[2344 B.C.], wiped out all previous
                  settlements in the Nile valley.  The first stone ('Step Pyramid')
                  built in Egypt, is either the remains of a pre flood building; or,
                  a constructed pyramid, begun no earlier than the time of the first
                  Pharaoh, the grandson of Ham, circa 2300 B.C.  Egyptian Royalty
                  timelines of Ancient Egypt, as shown by The British Museum,
                  are extrapolated, disjointed and controversial reconstructions
                  of surviving Egyptian dynastic records
, having no genealogical
                  credibility. 
Ham was [Genesis 10: 6-10] also the father of Cush,
                  who begat
Nimrod, the beginning of the Kingdom of Babel,
                  founded circa 2300 B.C.  Nimrod's tribal customs evolved into
                  city law (Code of Hammurabi) for the metropolis of Babylon.
                  The language taught by Noah to his posterity, was distorted
                  during the construction of the first Tower of Babel
Secret signs,
                  developed to identify groups of individuals, (within the different
                  classes of workers having various levels of skills required in
                  building the complex structure), could have initiated confusion,
                  with disagreement and labor unrest concerning any unequal work
                  compensation.  God, by the withdrawal of His spirit, caused the
                  scattering of the posterity of Japheth.  The
Book of Mormon,
                  (another
testament of Jesus Christ), in Ether 1: 6-37, confirms
                  migration of families returning back to the Western Hemisphere:
                  Jared and his
family, along with the family of his righteous brother
                 
Mahonri Moriancumer; with some others and their families.
                  [Jared and his brother came on to this continent from the confusion
                  and scattering at the Tower, and lived here more than a thousand years,
                  and covered the whole continent from sea to sea, with towns and cities . . .
                  J. Smith, Jr.]  This occurred after the days of PELEG (time period:  2253 B.C.
                  to 2014 B.C.), in whose days the earth was divided (
Genesis 10: 25).
                  REFERENCES:
                  - List of Ancient Legal Codes
                  -
List of Languages by First Written Accounts
                    - Academic Jewish Studies Internet Directory
                    - Ancient Literature
                    - Jewish History Resource Center - Resource Index
                    - Jewish Studies Research Guide
                    -
Old Testament Apocrypha, Pseudepigrapha and other Sacred Writings
                      - Next: XXIX (2) And each one said to his neighbour, 'Come,
                        and let us make bricks, and let each one write his name upon his
                        brick, and let us burn them, and each brick will be to us as a stone
                        and the pitch for mortar.' Each one made his brick and wrote his
                        name upon it, with the exception of twelve men, who did not wish
                        to be with them. . . . Next: XXX  so that when the builders ordered
                        the people to bring stones they brought water, and when they told
                        them to bring water they brought stubble. In this way their evil intentions
                        were frustrated, and they ceased building the tower, and the Lord scattered
                        them over the face of the whole earth. . . . He confounded their tongue into
                        seventy different languages. 
Research note: The office of Seventy is based
                        on the seventy disciples mentioned in the Gospel of Luke, whose mission is
                        to preach the gospel to the entire world under the direction of the Quorum
                        of the Twelve Apostles; using apparently, seventy (70) primary language
                        groups.  [Presently,
there are 94 List [not the suggested 70] recognized
                       
language families of the world, representing just over 6,900 distinct
                        languages; 6,909 as of 2009.
]  (Numbers 11: 16)  This is numerically
                        connected to the 70 Elders who were set apart as leaders of the
                        House of Israel, under the direction of the ancient prophet Moses,
                        as well as the approximate number of presiding members in the
                        Great Sanhedrin, who pronounced the death penalty (blasphemy)
                        upon the
King of the Jews (YHWH).
                      -
Third Jaredite Record: The Sealed Portion of the Gold Plates
                      -
Years of the Jaredites

Family Information:
Old Testament Student Manual Genesis-2 Samuel (pdf)
Generations of Noah [Table of Nations / Origines Gentium: origin story of a gens.]
Sons of Noah: Shem, Ham and Japheth, which includes the
Curse of Ham:
Curses of Cain and Ham and the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
Actual commentary on the matter is contained in the Joseph Smith, Jr. Papers.
The authoritative source for the writings, teachings, and records of Joseph Smith.
Dated 09 April 1836, Saturday, mention is made that  . . . . . . . . . . . in the morning
and returned to Kirtland. Soon after I wrote for the Messenger and Advocate,
which was published in the April number as follows; Joseph's Letter on Abolitionism.
Joseph Smith, Jr. expressed: "It is my privilege then to name certain passages from
the Bible, and examine the teachings of the Ancients upon this matter, as the fact is
uncontrovertible, (sic) that the first mention we have of slavery is found in the holy Bible,
pronounced by a man who was perfect in his generation, and walked with God." [This,
in reference to Noah, who is later identified as the angel
Gabriel, of great Biblical fame.]
"Blessed be the Lord God of Shem; and Canaan shall be his servant. God shall enlarge
Jopheth (sic), and he shall dwell in the tents of Shem; and Canaan shall be his servants."
History, 1838–1856, volume B-1 [1 September 1834–2 November 1838], Page 728 (full)
History, 1838–1856, volume B-1 [1 September 1834–2 November 1838], Page 728

History, 1838–1856, volume B-1 [1 September 1834–2 November 1838], Page 729
History, 1838–1856, volume B-1 [1 September 1834–2 November 1838], Page 730

History, 1838–1856, volume B-1 [1 September 1834–2 November 1838], Page 731

History, 1838–1856, volume B-1 [1 September 1834–2 November 1838], Page 732
History, 1838–1856, volume B-1 [1 September 1834–2 November 1838], Page 733

Letter to Oliver Cowdery, circa 9 April 1836, Page 289; editor of the newspaper.
What is incontrovertible, but not directly mentioned in the Bible, concerning all
servitude and slavery, is that it had nothing to do with the
color of someone's skin.
Immediate reflection, upon the life of
Cain, the first identified murderer, was that
he was born as a pure white baby boy. It was his heinous actions that brought him,
and all of his posterity, into servitude, under the laws of the Patriarchal Priesthood.
Ham brought his father Noah into a situation of
open shame. Previously, he is noted
as an individual who was one of the very few worthy persons, to escape the flood;
for he was saved when he assisted in building an ark at the command of Jehovah.
And Zacchaeus stood, and said unto the Lord; Behold, Lord, the half of my goods,
I give to the poor; and if I have taken any thing from any man by false accusation,
I restore him fourfold. Doctrine and Covenants 98, verse 47-48: "But if the children
shall repent, or the children's children, and turn to the Lord their God, with all
their hearts and with all their might, mind, and strength, and restore fourfold (4)
for all their trespasses wherewith they have trespassed, or wherewith their fathers
have trespassed, or their fathers' fathers, then thine indignation shall be turned away;
And vengeance shall no more come upon them, saith the Lord thy God, and their
trespasses shall never be brought any more as a testimony before the Lord against
them. Amen. The quoted Church records do offer therefore, very clear, real insights,
into origins of practicing priesthood denial, by Patriarch Noah.
Official Declaration 2.
The Jewish Encyclopedia clearly delineates, in the traditional
SHEM commentaries;
he being born circumcised, or preordained before the foundations, or at the creation
of this world, "the great one"; that Noah's garment spoken of, that previously covered
his nakedness, related to those used in the offering of sacrifices: or, Temple Garments.
Ham was not only mocking Noah as his physical father; Ham mocked his God Jehovah;
as noted, "Noah gave to Shem the priestly garments which he had inherited from Adam".

geography (location):
Flood Legends from Around the World . . . "The Cornish Tynners
hold a strong imagination, that in the withdrawing of Noahs floud
to the Sea, the same took his course from East to West, violently
breaking vp, and forcibly carrying with it, the earth, trees, and
Rocks, which lay any thing loosely, neere the vpper face of the
ground.  To confirme the likelihood of which supposed truth, they
doe many times digge vp whole and huge Timber trees which they
conceiue at that deluge to haue beene ouerturned and whelmed:"
Ether 13: 2  Confirms as fact that the Flood was worldwide in scope.
From the Book of Mormon, after the waters had receded from off the
face of this land (North and South America), it became a choice land
above all other lands, a chosen land of the Lord; wherefore the Lord
would have that all men should serve him who dwell upon the face thereof.
In a wider sense all of North and South America are Zion (HC 6: 318-19).
Moses 7: 43  Wherefore Enoch saw that Noah built an ark; and that
the Lord smiled upon it, and held it in his own hand; but upon the residue
of the wicked the floods came and swallowed them up.  Nevertheless,
it should be noted, that since the original altar used by Adam to offer
animal sacrifice, was still extant and identified by Joseph Smith, Jr.,
that the flood waters covering the earth must have been gradual in
process, in some areas, as it did not destroy all pre flood human artifacts.
At least, the area of Jackson Country, Missouri, USA was not destroyed,
suggesting a higher geological position, or raised elevation than at present.
Noah's Flood - Where did all that water come from? - ChristianAnswers.Net
[Gilbert Burrington (
author): Notes on Table II. (a); on page 7; and continuing
through Notes on Table III. (a); on page 17; and continuing through Notes
on Table IV. (a); on page 28; and continuing to the end of Table IV. (p); on page 33; re:
The Emigrations and subsequent Settlements of the Sons of Noah and their Descendants
are, so intimately connected with the earlier Genealogies recorded in the Old Testament,
that the reader, it is presumed, will not be displeased to find a few observations on these
subjects inserted in the Notes on this, and some of the following Tables. . . .]


life:
Noah: Ark of Noah - Noah's Ark - Rainbow (set in Heaven) Rainbow: About Rainbows
Joseph Smith, Jr. stated
: [I have asked of the Lord concerning His coming; and while
asking the Lord, He gave a sign and said, "In the days of Noah I set a bow in the heavens
as a sign and token that in any year that the bow should be seen the Lord would not come
but there should be seed time and harvest during that year; but whenever you see the bow
withdrawn, it shall be a token that there shall be famine, pestilence, and great distress
among the nations, and that the coming of the Messiah is not far distant.
. . . .
Jesus Christ never did reveal to any man the precise time that He would come.
Go and read the Scriptures, and you cannot find anything that specifies the exact hour
He would come; and all that say so are false teachers.
]
History of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, by Brigham Henry Roberts,
page 254 - Google™ Books.  Since the sign of the rainbow was given as a token
for agricultural production, or seed time and harvest,  it did not exist in the sky,
prior to the time of the Flood.


religion:
Bible Patriarch Noah  D&C 107: 52  Noah was ten years old when
he was ordained under the hand of Methuselah.  Appeared after
death as the angel
Gabriel.  D&C 84: 14-15  Noah was a High Priest
in the Holy Priesthood, after the Order of the Son of God.

time period: 
2944 B.C. to 1994 B.C.
Lamech was 182 when Noah was born (
Genesis 5: 28-29).  Moses 8: 12
And Noah was four hundred and fifty years old, and begat Japheth; and
forty-two years afterward he begat Shem of her who was the mother of
Japheth, and when he was five hundred years old he begat Ham.
  And
Noah was six hundred years old when the flood of waters was upon the
earth.  [2344 B.C.] 
Archbishop James Ussher calculated the Flood date:
2349 B.C.
  Moses informs us that Noah lived after the flood 350 years;
making him 950 years old when he died (Gen. 9:28-29).  Noah
was 84
years old when Enos died, 176 when Cainan died, 234 when Mahalaleel
died, 366 when Jared died, 595 when Lamech died, and 600 when
Methuselah died.  We can see from this that Enos, Cainan, Mahalaleel,
Jared, Methuselah, Lamech, and Noah all lived on the earth at the same
time; and that Enos, Cainan, Mahalaleel, Jared, Methuselah and Lamech,
were all acquainted with both Adam and Noah.
Joseph Smith Translating Genesis - BYU Studies

Research Notes:
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Chronicles of Jerahmeel Index- Next: XXVI [Eleazar ben Asher ha-Levi], 12th century.
     (10) And Noah begat three sons, Shem, Ham, and Japheth. . . .
     (21) And the flood took place, and Noah went forth from the ark and offered
     sacrifices, and the Lord, smelling the sweet savour, said, 'I shall no more
     curse the earth and smite every living being, but if they sin against Me, I
     shall judge them by famine, sword, fire, pestilence, and earthquake, and
     I shall scatter them hither and thither. And I shall remember this for the
     inhabitants of the earth until the end. And it shall come to pass, when the
     end of the world shall have arrived, that the light shall cease and the
     darkness shall weep, and I shall revive the dead and awaken those who
     slumber in the dust, and Sheol will repay its debt, and Abadon return its
     portion, and I shall requite the wicked according to their deeds and judge
     between the flesh and the soul. And the world shall rest in quietness (peace),
     and I shall destroy death for ever. The grave shall close its mouth and the
     earth shall no longer be without produce, nor shall its inhabitants be rooted
     out nor be defiled by iniquitous judgments, for there shall be a new earth
     and new heavens for an everlasting habitation.'
    
Next: XXVII. (1) The sons of Jepheth were Gomer, Magog, Madai, Yavan,
     Tubal, Meshekh, and Tiras; and the sons of Gomar were Ashkenaz, Riphath,
     and Togarmah; and the sons of Yavan, Elishah, Tarshish, Kittim, and Dodanim.
     (2) The sons of Gomer were Ṭeled, Lud, Deber, and Led; the sons of Magog,
     Qashē, Ṭīpa, Paruṭa, ‘Amiel, Pinḥas, G˘laza, and Samanākh; the sons of Dedan,
     Shalom, Fil˘g, and Ṭufliṭa; the children of Tubal, Fant˘nya and Aṭipa; the children
     of Tiras, Maakh, Ṭabel, Bal’anah, Shampla, Mēah, and Ēlash; the children of Melech,
     Aburdad, Horad, and Boṣrah. The children of Ashkenaz were Vekhal, Sardana, and
     Anakh; the children of Hēri, Eṣudad, D˘‘ath, Dēpasēat, and Ḥanokh; the children
     of Togarmah, Abihud, Shāfaṭ, and Yaftir; the children of Elishah, Zaaq, Qenath,
     and Mastizrida; the children of Zipthai, Mafshiel, Ṭina, Avla, and Jin˘n. The children
     of Tisai were, Maq˘l, Luon, Ṣilagtaba; the children of Dodanim, Iteb, Bēath, and Faneg.
     And of these the inhabitants of the land of Persia, Media, and those of the isles of the sea
     were divided. (3) And Faneg, son of Dodanim, was the first to ride the ships of the sea.
     At that time a third part of the land of Romidath was flooded. And his sons subdued
     Yedid; and the sons of Magog subdued Dēgel, and the sons of Madai subdued Biṭṭo;
     the sons of Yavan, Ṣēel; the sons of Tubal, Paḥath; the sons of Meshek, Nephṭī;
     the sons of Tiras, R˘˘; the sons of Dinim, Gudah. And Riphath without his sons
     conquered G˘d˘; and the sons of Riphath, Boṣrah; and the sons of Targ˘mah,
     Phut; the sons of Elishah, Ṭablo; the sons of Tarshish, Meriba; and the sons of Kittim ...;
     and the sons of D˘danim, Qaduba. Then did men begin to till the ground, and when
     the land was parched, they cried to God, and He caused a fructifying rain to descend.
     And it came to pass, when the rain descended, the bow was seen in the clouds.
     When the inhabitants perceived the sign of the covenant, they blessed the Lord.
    
Next: XXVIII (1) These are the generations of Noah in their lands, according to their
     families, and according to their tongues. After the flood they were spread over
     the earth according to their nations. . . . while the children of Japheth appointed
     Pinḥas to be a prince and a chief over them. . . .
    
(2) These three chiefs came and took counsel together to assemble all their
     people while Noah their father was yet alive. And all the people accordingly
     drew near to them, and were as one body, and peace reigned in the land. (3) It came
     to pass, 640 years after Noah went out of the ark, that each chief numbered his people.
     Pinḥas numbered the children of Japheth and the children of Gomar, and the total
     number of those which Pinḥas numbered was 5,800; that of the children of Magog
     under him, 6,200; that of Madai under him, 5,700; that of the children of Tubal, 9,400;
     and the children of Meshech, 7,200; the children of Riphath numbered 11,500; those
     of Togarmah, 14,400; those of Elishah, 14,900; of Tarshish, 12,100; of Kittim, 18,300;
     of Dodanim, 17,700. The number of the children of Japheth, the men of war and the
     armour-bearers, as Pinḥas their prince had numbered them was 142,000, besides
     women and children. . . . (5) And the number of the children of Noah was 714,100.
     All these were numbered during the lifetime of Noah, and Noah lived after the flood
     350 years. And all the days of Noah were 950 years, and he died.

    
Next: XXVII
. (4) The children of Ham were Cush, Misraim, Put, and Canaan; and these
     are the children of Cush, Sheba, Tudan, Vabni (?), Māip˘n, Tin˘s, Sili˘, Ṭiluf, Gilug,
     Lipukh. The children of Canaan were Ṣidon, Anda´m, Reṣin, Simim, ďr˘in, Nimigim,
     Ḥamatim, Nipim, Ṭilas, Ilag, and Cushim. Cush begat Nimrod, who was the first giant
     in pride before God. Misraim begat Ludim, ‘Anamim, Lehabim, Naftuḥim, Pathrosim,
     Kasluḥim, and Kaftorim. These began to build the following cities: Sidon and its
     villages, Ris˘n, Kiūza, Mazāger, Ashqalon, Debir, Qamo, Til˘n, Lakhish, Sodom,
     Gomorrah, Admah, and Ṣeb˘im.
     Next: XXVIII (1) These are the generations of Noah in their lands, according to their
     families, and according to their tongues. After the flood they were spread over the
     earth according to their nations. The children of Ham then went and appointed
     Nimrod to be a prince and a chief over them; . . .
And the children of Ham appointed
     for themselves Yoqtan as their prince and chief.  Research Note:  This appears to be
     a distortion in the record, as the children of Ham had already appointed Nimrod;
     whereas,
Joktan is a later name in the lineage of Shem, noted as son of Heber.
     [In Pseudo-Philo's account (ca. 70), Joktan was first made prince over the children
     of Shem, just as
Nimrod and Phenech were princes over the children of Ham

     and Japheth, respectively.]
     . . . (2) These three chiefs came and took counsel together to assemble all their
     people while Noah their father was yet alive. And all the people accordingly
     drew near to them, and were as one body, and peace reigned in the land. (3)
     It came to pass, 640 years after Noah went out of the ark, that each chief
     numbered his people. . . . (4) Nimrod the chief numbered the children of
     Ham under his sway, and found them to be 12,600; the children of Misraim
     under him were, 24,900; the children of Phut, 27,700; of Canaan, 32,900; of
     Sheba, 4,300 (?); of Ḥavilah, 24,300; of Sabta, 25,300; of Ra‘amah, 30,600;
     of Sabtecha, 46,400. And the number of the children of Ham, according to
     the numbering of Nimrod the prince, was 492,000 valiant men who went
     out to war, besides the women and children. . . . (5) And the number of
     the children of Noah was 714,100. All these were numbered during the
     lifetime of Noah, and Noah lived after the flood 350 years. And all the
     days of Noah were 950 years, and he died.

B. 
Book of Jubilees . . . [Chapter 4-7] The Book Of Jubilees
    
About 15 Jubilees scrolls written in Hebrew were found at Qumran. . . .
     And in the twenty-fifth [1205 A.M.] jubilee Noah took to himself a wife, and
     her name was Emzara, the daughter of Rake'el, the daughter of his father's
     brother, in the first year in the fifth week [1207 A.M.]: and in the third year
     thereof she bare him Shem, in the fifth year thereof [1209 A.M.] she bare him
     Ham, and in the first year in the sixth week [1212 A.M.] she bare him Japheth.     

     And lawlessness increased on the earth and all flesh corrupted its way,
     alike men and cattle and beasts and birds and everything that walks on
     the earth - all of them corrupted their ways and their orders, and they
     began to devour each other, and lawlessness increased on the earth
     and every imagination of the thoughts of all men (was) thus evil
     continually. . . .
     And every one sold himself  to work iniquity and to shed much blood,
     and the earth was filled with iniquity. And after this they sinned against
     the beasts and birds, and all that moves and walks on the earth: and much
     blood was shed on the earth, and every imagination and desire of men
     imagined vanity and evil continually.

     Biblical statements concerning the earth being corrupt, with all flesh
     upon the earth being corrupted, are mentioned during the time of the
     Patriarch Noah, 2944 to 1994 B.C.  There were giants on the earth
     in those days that attempted to take away the life of Noah, indicating
     from Holy Scripture, the time frame for the worldwide culmination of
     the development and mutation of dinosaurs, plants and other distorted,
     abnormally deformed creatures.  The
Flood at Noah’s Time appears as
     a gift from God, a baptism of the whole earth, to save all mankind and
     all flesh also, from genetic destruction and deformed mutations.

     All human society was without affection, and they hated their own blood.
     Among all the workmanship of God's hands, there has never been such
     great wickedness.  The sons of God saw the daughters of men, that they
     were fair; and they took them wives of all which they chose.  In other
     words, men who were baptized into the ancient church, rejected their own
     priesthood responsibilities, intentionally marrying wives with attractive,
     physical beauty, that were spiritually devoid of faith in God.

    
Book of Jasher 4 And all the sons of men departed from the ways
     of the Lord in those days as they multiplied upon the face of the earth with
     sons and daughters, and they taught one another their evil practices and they
     continued sinning against the Lord. And every man made unto himself a god,
     and they robbed and plundered every man his neighbor as well as his relative,
     and they corrupted the earth, and the earth was filled with violence. And their
     judges and rulers went to the daughters of men and took their wives by force
     from their husbands according to their choice, and the sons of men in those
     days took from the cattle of the earth, the beasts of the field and the fowls of
     the air, and taught the mixture of animals of one species with the other, in
     order therewith to provoke the Lord; and God saw the whole earth and it was
     corrupt, for all flesh had corrupted its ways upon earth, all men and all animals.
    
Book of Jasher 5; Book of Jasher 6; Book of Jasher 7


C World Population Since Creation
     " . . . Even if we use rates appropriate for the present world (x = 1 and C = 1.5),
     over 3 billion people could easily have been on the earth at the time of Noah."

D. 
The Revision of Ancient History - A Perspective | Society for Interdisciplinary Studies

E Anderson, James Royal Genealogies: or, . . .
     Genealogical Tables of Emperors, Kings and Princes, from Adam to These Times
     London: James Bettenham, 1732. [available in a microform edition]  Under Table II.
     The PATRIARCHS after the flood of the Line of Japhet, mention is made
     of Japhet's son Gomer, the father of Riphath . . . from whom afterwards came
     the Colonies . . . that first inhabited Great Britain and Ireland . . .  Mention is
     also made of Japhet's son Javan, the father of Dodanim or Rodanim, who
     dwelt in the south and east of France.  The Chronicles of Jerahmeel, page 58,
     notes "And Faneg, son of Dodanim, was the first to ride the ships of the sea";
     the children of Dodanim, Iteb, Beath, and Faneg. 
Milesian ancestrial records
     show
Magog, not Dodanim, as the father of Baath, Jobhath and Fathochta.
     It is obvious some creative individual (s) in the past, tried to establish Biblical
     connections to Ireland's historical records, using apparent Irish pedigree names.

     External evidence from non Irish sources, historically compared with the ancient
     Irish pedigree's internal evidence, eliminates earlier
Japhetic connections.
     A study of Irish source records, includes t
he "Line of Heremon", from Baoth
     to Milesius, which appears in fact as an anti-Semitic rewriting of Biblical text,
     using Bible analogy into a "gentile" pedigree; such as "In his youth Gaodhal
     was stung in the neck by a serpent and was immediately brought to Moses,
     who by laying his rod upon the wounded place instantly cured him . . ."  Niul
     being "invited into Egypt by Pharaoh the King; who gave him the land of Campus
     Cyruset, near the Red Sea, to inhabit" is an apparent rerun of Abraham going
     down into Egypt.  This carries down in the recorded pedigree of Lamhfionn, for
     "Ireland, which was the place destined for their future and lasting abode and
     settlement; and that not they but their posterity after three hundred years should
     arrive there."  Thus, a disjointed rewrite of Abraham's journey and promise to
     him and his posterity, to possess the land of Canaan, to which they later returned,
     or the Exodus when Moses was 80 years old.

F.  Table of Nations by Tim Osterholm
    
The information presented here is only an interpretation of historical research
     and Biblical data.  Cultures from ancient times were constantly subject to foreign
     migrations and invasions. 
Acts 17: 26
  And hath made of one blood all nations of
     men for to dwell on all the face of the earth, and hath determined the times before
     appointed, and the bounds of their habitation; . . .

G. 
List of Names for the Biblical Nameless
     Provides names given in Jewish, Islamic or Christian
     tradition, for characters who are unnamed in the Bible.


H.  Louis Bourguet (1678-1742), listed in Dictionary of Scientific Biography,
     Vol. XV, published by the American Council of Learned Societies, made a
     philological investigation of the Etruscan alphabet (ancient pre-Roman Italy),
     and was convinced it derived from ancient Hebrew.  He studied Hebrew and
     the Mishnah with a Rabbi.  Louis Bourguet believed in the common origin of
     all peoples and languages and questioned the presumed great age and isolation
     of the people of China.  He declared that the great world wide Flood was but
     the amplification of normal processes and the "exceptional convergence,
     ordained by God, of ordinary causes."  Louis Bourguet explored fossil sites
     throughout Europe, suggesting they were from animal and vegetable origins.
     The Testimony of Archaeology notes: "Both the Hebrew, the Samaritan,
     the Greek writings current in Palestine during the two centuries before
     Christ, and the old Babylonian traditions, assert a transmission of writings
     about creation down from the beginning of time to Enoch and Noah."
     The kept genealogical pedigrees therefore suggest language origination
     and later distortions of a pure universal language that began to fragment
     with population movements and family group isolation, in the time period
     of circa 2944 B.C. to 1994 B.C. and later.  This is what credible written
     evidence suggests, within the created and preserved ancient genealogies.

I.  "There is definite evidence that at one time, and I am convinced it
     was in antediluvian days since the time of Adam, the climate of the
     earth was just as Elder Parley P. Pratt and President John Taylor
     have described it.  Evidence is found in the Arctic that tropical, or
     semi-tropical plants, grew there in abundance.  The frozen animals
     spoken of by Sir Henry H. Howorth were frozen at the time of the
     flood when the climatic conditions of the earth were changed . . . ."

     The journal
Nature news, published online on 31 May 2006, notes
     that a "core of sediment pulled from the bottom of the Arctic Ocean
     has confirmed" (that at some period in the past), "the North Pole
     was as warm as a balmy summer day." . . . "it also seems that the
     North Pole began to cool at about the same time as the Antarctic.
     This timing suggests that climate was being driven by a global factor,
     such as atmospheric levels of greenhouse gases, rather than some-
     thing more local, such as geological upheaval."  . . . "the atmosphere
     at the time was exceptionally rich in greenhouse gases . . . amplified
     by an additional factor — possibly heat-trapping stratospheric clouds
     or hurricane-induced ocean mixing."  Excluding the false, incorrect time
     periods, scientific
confirmation is given of an abrupt worldwide Flood.
    
CBS News SCI-TECH online 31 May 2006, includes: "Imagine a world
     where there are dense sequoia trees and cypress trees like in Florida
     that ring the Arctic Ocean . . . Researchers are not sure what caused
     the sudden boost of carbon dioxide that set the greenhouse effect on
     broil.  Possible culprits could be huge releases of methane from the
     ocean, gigantic continent-sized burning of trees, or lots of volcanic
     eruptions. "

     "We are led to believe, then, that in the beginning the mountains
     were not as high as they are now . . . When the valleys are exalted
     it will be the natural result of the mountains being debased or made
     low.  In this way the earth will be restored to its primitive condition."
     (
Man, His Origin and Destiny, 422-423, by Joseph Fielding Smith.

J.  Antiquities of the Jews - Book I - From the Creation to the Death of Isaac

K.  Generations of Noah
     -
Ophir de Espa˝a & Fernando de Montesinos’s Divine Defense
       of the Spanish Colonial Empire: A Mysterious Ancestral Merging
       of Pre-Inca and Christian Histories - provides longest version of Andean genealogy,
       one hundred and three Andean rulers instead of the traditional eleven to thirteen
       that were included in the other colonial chronicles from the 16th & 17th centuries.
       Montesinos argues throughout his chronicle that the Incas, along with all Andeans,
       are actually descendants of one of
Noah's grandsons named Ophir. This discussed
       by Miguel Cabello de Balboa, in
Miscelßnea antßrtica (1586) and Gegorio Garcia,
       in
Origen de los indios de el Nuevo Mundo e Indias Occidentales (1607).
       "According to Montesinos, Ophir and his family were the first to arrive to Peru,
       and subsequently the territory was named after this biblical descendant." . . .
       first Andean rulers were Christian-like because they kept the commandments,
       received revelations, and used a precise calendar that corresponded with
       the biblical timeline. [Manuscript purchased by Montesinos at Lima, Peru auction.]
       [Research Note:
Sacred Geography, Antiquarianism and Visual Erudition:
       Benito Arias Montano and the Maps in the Antwerp Polygot Bible, on page 71,
       notes the centrepiece of Montano's pious world geography is the identification
       of the biblical gold-bearing region of Ophir with Peru in the New World: . . . the
       identification of the New World in general with the biblical Ophir went back to
       Columbus, and the more specific theory that Peru was Ophir had already been
       suggested by (Guillaume) Postel, but it was Montano who provided the philological
       proof, bringing into action his talents as a Hebraist (Parvaim as 'double Peru').]
       [Montesinos "is generally viewed as either a creative and misleading colonial
       story teller or as a fortunate buyer" of one of the rarest versions of pre-Inca history.]
       Book II Andean history stands pre-eminent in colonial Latin American literature.
       [Book II discusses how Noah's descendants used quillqa for thirty-five hundred
       years to write and keep records . . .] Reference Comparison - Peru is
Ophir. First,
       it was theologian Benito Arias Montano, who proposed Ophir as being the same
       as Peru, not Fernando de Montesinos, reasoning that the native Peruvians were
       thus descendants of Ophir and Shem. [Morphologically, parvaim . . . in Hebrew
       could be broken to mean double Peru. Montano claimed therefore that the verse
       should in fact read: ‘And this was the gold of Peru and Peru’, and not like the
       Vulgate, where parvaim was interpreted as a mark of high quality (probatissimum).
       Thus, the final volume of the Polyglot Bible, edited by Benito Arias Montano, printed
       in Antwerp by Christophe Plantin, that was published in 1571–1572, and his other
       published records, appears as historical source records for etymology of both words,
       and noted questioned translations of Hebrew words, by Fernando de Montesinos.]
       [The Quito manuscript : an Inca history preserved by Fernando de Montesinos]
       [Montesinos emphasizes that Ophir was a divine and chosen land. Only righteous
       rulers who were chosen by God were allowed to rule and profit from Ophir, like
       Kings David and Solomon.] "And I, Nephi, did build a temple; and I did construct
       it after the manner of the temple of Solomon save it were not built of so many
       precious things; for they were not to be found upon the land, wherefore, it could
       not be built like unto Solomon’s temple. But the manner of the construction was
       like unto the temple of Solomon; and the workmanship thereof was exceedingly
       fine." Similar to Book of Mormon (
2 Nephi 5) writings. However, it is mentioned:
       [described wars and the territorial positioning of Ophir's descendants match the
       archeological timeline of the
Wari who lived from approximately 600 AD - 1000 AD.]
       [Nevertheless, "in Chapter 1, the first Andean rulers were Christian-like because they
       kept the commandments, received revelations, and used a precise calendar that
       corresponded with the biblical timeline." . . . "Slowly, even though there are moral
       cycles similar to those found in the Bible, Andean or Ophirian society distance
       themselves from God. War, greed, and struggles for dominance and power corrupt
       the Andean world until the final arrival of the Spaniards." Compare with Jaredite
       Book of
Ether 2: "Behold, this is a choice land, and whatsoever nation shall possess
       it shall be free from bondage, and from captivity, and from all other nations
       under heaven, if they will but serve the God of the land, who is Jesus Christ,
       who hath been manifested by the things which we have written."] [
Mesoamerican
       Yucatan province may originate from the name of the father of Ophir,
Ioktan.]
       [Research Note: The traditional history of the Ethiopian Orthodox Church states that
       Joktan's sons, which would include Ophir, took "no part in the tower building,
       and that they were thus allowed to preserve the original
Ge'ez language -- which
       their descendants, the Agazyan, carried across the Red Sea into Ethiopia as they
       mixed with the
Cushitic and Agaw people to form the hybrid Habesha race." This
       has exact parallel in The Book of
Ether 1, and as further expanded in Ether 3.]
       - Central and Southern Andes, 500–1000 A.D. | Chronology | Heilbrunn Timeline
       - ZARAHEMLA and THE RIVER SIDON: "Caffeinated"* BYU System Eclipsed
         ["Lehi went down by the Red Sea to the great Southern Ocean, and crossed
         over to this land, and landed a little south of the Isthmus of Darien, . . .".
         Peru is between: landing south of the Isthmus of Darien or northern Chile landing.
       
 OPHIR is the name of a region in the ancient Near East mentioned once: ISAIAH
         section of the Book of Mormon.
Jaredites - O.T. "great tower" time frame.]
         Was the land of Ophir identified and known prior to the division of the continents,
         during the days of Peleg, and also after and before the days of Noah, as a land
         of gold?
Valley of Adam-ondi-Ahman, reconstructed connections to present day
       
 gold mining and Pangaea, shows a pattern of finds from the United States,
         flowing down through Middle and Central America, parallel South American
         and African continental connections, to deposits within southern
South Africa;
         to
India, Indonesia and Australia; also, tributary connection into northwest
         United States, Canada, Alaska, to Russian Siberia and Middle East regions.
         Biblical and other texts, suggest that the identification of regions by large
         river systems, indicates ancient use of these waterways for transport and
         travel (
D&C 61). "Behold, I, the Lord, in the beginning blessed the waters;
         but in the last days, by the mouth of my servant John, I cursed the waters.
         Wherefore, the days will come that no flesh shall be safe upon the waters.
         And it shall be said in days to come that none is able to go up to the land
         of Zion upon the waters, but he that is upright in heart. And, as I, the Lord,
         in the beginning cursed the land, even so in the last days have I blessed it,
         in its time, for the use of my saints, that they may partake the fatness thereof."
         The mention of gold and other precious metals gave sign posts to the posterity
         of Adam, for determination of location in relation to various family migrations,
         from the
region of the first human homestead, situated near the garden of Eden.
         And Adam and Eve, his wife, called upon the name of the Lord, and they heard
         the voice of the Lord from the way toward the Garden of Eden, speaking unto
         them, and they saw him not; for they were shut out from his presence. . . .
         And from that time forth, the sons and daughters of Adam began to divide
         two and two in the land, and to till the land, and to tend flocks, and they
         also begat sons and daughters.
     - Unrolling History: Fifteenth-century Political Culture and Perceptions
       (pdf copy) on the Canterbury Roll - a fifteenth-century genealogical
       chronicle roll that traces the succession of English kings from Noah
       until the Wars of the Roses.
       - Leaves of Gold Gallery - FLP Lewis MsE201
         - Leaves of Gold - Exhibition Checklist
       -
Medieval & Renaissance Manuscripts | The Morgan Library & Museum
       - The Wall Edition ("Noah" Group Manuscripts)
         - Aberystwyth, National Library of Wales, Rolls 39
         - Cambridge, King’s College, MS 43
         - Lincoln, Lincolnshire Archives, 2-TDE/K/
         - London, British Library, Additional MS 18002
         - London, British Library, Sloane MS 2732A
         - London, College of Arms, MS Box 28, no. 5
         - London, College of Arms, MS Box 28, no. 12
         - London, Society of Antiquaries of London, MS 570
         - Notre Dame, University of Notre Dame, Hesburgh Library, cod. Lat. D. 3
         - Oxford, Bodleian Library, Marshall MS 135
         - Oxford, Queen’s College, MS 167
         - Wall Handbook to the Maude Roll (1919) (pdf)
       - Tours of the British Library Catalogue of Illuminated Manuscripts
         - An Introduction to Illuminated Manuscripts by the British Library
         - The British Library Catalogue of Illuminated Manuscripts

L.  Search for 'Noah' - Smith's Bible Dictionary
     (rest)
Noah - Smith's Bible Dictionary -
     (Rest)
Noah 1: meaning and etymology [Research Note: Noah sums up all Mankind,
     as all posterity descends through his DNA; thus, correctly, the genealogies from Adam,
     down to Noah, and also continuing to the present day, do describe biological descent.
     They do follow chronological structures that are validated within historical findings,
     which excludes false non scientific theories of location, and population distribution,
     of Noah's posterity throughout continents that did not even exist as such, before Peleg.]

M.  Witness Evidence: The Book of Mormon: A Guide for the Old Testament
    
The Book of Mormon As a Witness of the Old Testament
     Ether 1 . . . twenty and four plates . . . called the Book of Ether
     . . . (I, Moroni) suppose that the first part of this record, which speaks concerning
     the creation of the world, and also of Adam, and an account from that time even
     to the great tower (
Tower of Babel), and whatsoever things transpired among the
     children of men until that time, is had among the Jews-- Therefore I do not write
     those things which transpired from the days of Adam until that time; but they are
     had upon the plates; and whoso findeth them, the same will have power that he
     may get the full account. But behold, I give not the full account, but a part of the
     account I give, from the tower down until they were destroyed. . . .
     Appendix 4: Testimony of Three Witnesses, Late June 1829, P. 589 . . . Historical
     Introduction . . . Oliver Cowdery, David Whitmer, and Martin Harris testified . . .
     Decades later, David Whitmer added, "We not only saw the plates of the B[ook]
     of M[ormon] but also the Brass plates, the Plates of the Book of ether, the Plates
     containing the Record of the wickedness of the people of the world, and many
     other plates." The Joseph Smith Papers: Search for the "Brass Plates of Laban"
     . . . and thus my father lehi did discover the genealogy of his fathers and Laban
     also was a desendant of joseph (Of the land of egypt) wherefore he and his fathers
     had kept the records . . . that these plate of brass Should go forth unto all nations
     kindreds tongues and people Which ware of his seed wherefore he said that these
     plate of brass should never perish neither should they be dimd Any more by time
     The Plates of Brass: A Witness of Christ (The Joseph Smith Papers: Search for "Plates")
     The Savior’s Use of the Old Testament "This day is this scripture fulfilled in your ears."



013:   SHEM (the son of NOAH)

Family of Shem:
Shem (Semitic people) | (Genesis - Inspired Version) /
Shem / Shem 
/ Shem
Marriage:
Wives Aboard Noah's Ark
Wife of Shem - Sedeqet
elebab [Sedeq + etelebab]
The main Hebrew word for righteousness is sedeq,
which constitutes the second half of the compound
proper noun Melchizedek (Hebrew malko-sedeq,
"king of righteousness")

The Children of 013: Shem
013-001:   DIRECT DESCENDANT (a son) 014: BOOK - Elam
                 
Elam was not established before the Flood:
2344 B.C.
                 
Jeremiah 49: 36  And upon Elam will I bring the four winds
                  from the four quarters of heaven, and will scatter them
                  toward all those winds; and there shall be no nation whither
                  the outcasts of Elam shall not come. 
Ezekiel 32: 24  There is
                 
Elam and all her multitude round about her grave, all of them
                  slain, fallen by the sword, which are gone down uncircumcised
                  into the nether parts of the earth, which caused their terror in
                  the land of the living; yet have they borne their shame with them
                  that go down to the pit.  Modern day Iran and
Khūzestān Province.
013-002:   DIRECT DESCENDANT (a son) 014: BOOK -
Ashur
                 
Genesis 10: 11-12  Out of that land went forth Asshur, and builded
                 
Nineveh, and the city Rehoboth, and Calah, And Resen between
                  Nineveh and Calah: the same is a great city.  Assur and Assyria
                  were not established before the Flood:
2344 B.C.
013-003:   DIRECT DESCENDANT (a son) 014: ARPHAXAD
013-004:   DIRECT DESCENDANT (a son) 014: BOOK -
Lud
013-005:   DIRECT DESCENDANT (a son) 014: BOOK -
Aram,
                  the father of sons:
Uz, Hul, Gether and Mash - Meshech.
                  Their posterity became established after the Flood:
2344 B.C.
                  The
Aramaic language evolved later among descendants.
013-006:   DIRECT DESCENDANT (sons-) 014: BOOK -
                 
Genesis 11: 11  Other sons born after the Flood  Genesis 10: 1.
                 
Genesis 10: 21  Unto Shem were children born.
013-007:   DIRECT DESCENDANT (daus-) 014: BOOK -
                 
Genesis 11: 11  Other daughters born after the Flood.
                 
Genesis 10: 21  Unto Shem were children born.

Family Information:
Old Testament Student Manual Genesis-2 Samuel (pdf)
geogra
phy (location):
Mormon 2: 20  And it came to pass that in this year the people of Nephi
again were hunted and driven.  And it came to pass that we were driven
forth until we had come northward to the land which was called Shem.
Enoch, born
3378 B.C., went to the mount Simeon.  From there, Enoch
beheld
the land of Shem.  These records indicate that Shem was born
on a portion of the North American Continent, in 2452 B.C., one hundred
and eight years prior to the world wide flood in 2344 B.C.  As a child,
Shem, the great High Priest, feared God.  After Enoch lived sixty-five
years, and begat Methuselah, he stated to God that he was but a lad;
indicating similar age identification for: "as a child" (
Moses 6: 31).
Council of Fifty, Minutes, March 1844–January 1846:
Volume 1, 10 March 1844–1 March 1845, Page 37 Elder Sidney Rigdon
commenced his remarks . . .
He particularly referred to the idea that the dominion of Japheth
is extended over the whole earth and showed that it was destined
to be transferred into the hands of Shem and his posterity.


life:
Shem, the great high priest, seen among the mighty ones in spirit world.
According to
The Book Of Jubilees, the wife of Shem was Sedeqetelebab,
who appears, by name designation, as a righteous and faithful wife.
The main Hebrew word for righteousness is sedeq, which constitutes
the second half of the compound proper noun Melchizedek (Hebrew
malko-sedeq, "king of righteousness"), who is a type of Christ
(see Genesis 14:8; Psalm 110:4; Hebrews 7:15—17; Alma 13:14—18;
D&C 107:1—4). . . . The Hebrew word sedeq is also associated with
the concept of just weights and measures in Leviticus 19:35—36:
"Ye shall do no unrighteousness ['awel] in judgment [mišpat], in
meteyard [middah], in weight [mišqal], or in measure [me┼›urah].
Just [sedeq] balances, just [sedeq] weights, a just [sedeq] ephah,
and a just [sedeq] hin, shall ye have: I am the Lord your God,
which brought you out of the land of Egypt." This "just measuring"
connotation of sedeq helps us understand the synonymous meanings
of the two parallel phrases in 3 Nephi 14:2 and Matthew 7:2 JST . . .
What's in a Word? - Journal of Book of Mormon Studies - Vol. 10, # 2

religion:
Now
Melchizedek
was a man of faith, who wrought righteousness;
and when a child he feared God, and stopped the mouths of lions, and
quenched the violence of fire.  And thus, having been approved of God,
he was ordained an high priest after the order of the covenant which
God made with Enoch.  Shem, the great pre/post flood High Priest heir
of Noah, was ordained an high priest after the order of the covenant
which God made with the pre-flood High Priest Enoch; for as a child,
Shem feared God. Shem stopped the mouths of lions, and quenched
the violence of fire, prior to the Flood, since after the Flood there was
no general wickedness left and there were only a minimal number of
lions remaining upon the earth. Additionally, according to Alma,
Chapter 13, of the Book of Mormon, Melchizedek was a High Priest,
and was a king over the land of Salem . . . for he was the king of Salem,
and he did reign under his father. Noah lived from 2944 B.C. to 1994 B.C.
Shem, or Melchizedek, the High Priest lived from 2452 B.C. to 1852 B.C.
Abraham lived in the time period between circa -- 2062 B.C. to 1827 B.C.
Under the Patriarchal Order, Terah practiced idolatry; unable to receive tithing.
Under the Patriarchal Order, Nahor died in 2013 B.C.; Shem was alive.
[The Book of Jubilees suggests Nahor was taught idolatry by his father.]
Under the Patriarchal Order, Serug died in 1961 B.C.; Shem was alive.
[The Book of Jubilees suggests Serug worshipped idols.]
Under the Patriarchal Order, Reu died in 1984 B.C.; Shem was alive.
[The Chronicles of Jerahmeel suggest he had the spirit of prophesy; was righteous.]
Under the Patriarchal Order, Peleg died in 2014 B.C.; Shem was alive.
[The Chronicles of Jerahmeel suggest he was righteous.]
Under the Patriarchal Order, Eber / Heber died in 1823 B.C.
[Shem was alive until 1852 B.C. and Abraham died between 1887 / 1827 B.C.
Abraham either died in 1887 B.C., before Shem died, or outlived him by 25 years.
Nevertheless, Eber signifies "the region beyond"; unconnected to Salem.]
Under the Patriarchal Order, Salah / Shelah died in 1884 B.C.; Shem was alive.
Under the Patriarchal Order, Arphaxad died in 1914 B.C.; Shem was alive.
Shem would have been King of Salem after the time of the flood, a city
of righteousness, (after they were called to repentance), under the direction
of his father Noah, who was also a King, for over a period of 350 years; thereby,
Temple Patriarch having Keys of the Priesthood of the Only  Begotten Son of God.

Worthy Melchizedek priesthood holders obtain the key of knowledge:
the fullness of the
Scriptures D&C 84: 19  And this greater priesthood
administereth the gospel and holdeth the
key of the mysteries of
the kingdom, even the key of the knowledge of God. 
D&C 128: 11
Now the great and grand secret of the whole matter, and the summum
bonum
of the whole subject that is lying before us, consists in obtaining
the powers of the Holy Priesthood.  For him to whom these keys are
given there is no difficulty in obtaining a knowledge
of facts in relation
to the salvation of the children of men, both as well for the dead as for
the living. 
D&C 107: 2-4 . . . Melchizedek was such a great high priest.
Before his day it was called the Holy Priesthood, after the Order of
the Son of God. 
But out of respect or reverence to the name of the
Supreme Being, to avoid the too frequent repetition of his name, they,
the church, in ancient days, called that priesthood after Melchizedek, or
the Melchizedek Priesthood. 
JST Genesis 14: 25-40  And this Melchizedek,
having thus established righteousness, was called the King of Heaven
[GOD] by his people, or, in other words, the King of Peace [GOD]; in
the similitude of Jesus Christ: the Messiah -
Psalm 110.

time period: 
2452 B.C. to 1852 B.C.
Mormon 2: 20  And Noah was four hundred and fifty years old,
and begat Japheth; and forty-two years afterward he begat Shem
of her who was the mother of Japheth, and when he was five hundred
years old he begat Ham.
  And Noah was six hundred years old when
the flood of waters was upon the earth.
[2344 B.C.]  Noah lived after
the flood 350 years; making him 950 years old when he died
(Gen. 9:28-29).
 Shem was 100 years old when Arphaxad was born
(Gen. 11:10).  Shem lived after he begat Arphaxad 500 [years]
(Gen 11:11).  This added to 100 years, which was his age when
Arphaxad was born, makes him 600 years old when he died.
Joseph Smith Translating Genesis - BYU Studies

Research Notes:
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A. 
Chronicles of Jerahmeel Index- Next: XXVII [Eleazar ben Asher ha-Levi], 12th century.
     (5) The children of Shem were Elam, Ashur, Arpakhshad, Lud, and Aran.
     The sons of Ashur were Gezr˘n, Ishai; . . .
     Next: XXVIII (1) These are the generations of Noah in their lands, according to their
     families, and according to their tongues. After the flood they were spread over the
     earth according to their nations. The children of Ham then went and appointed
     Nimrod to be a prince and a chief over them; . . .
And the children of Ham appointed
     for themselves Yoqtan as their prince and chief.  Research Note:  This appears to be
     a distortion in the record, as the children of Ham had already appointed Nimrod;
     whereas,
Joktan is a later name in the lineage of Shem, noted as son of Heber.
     [Next: XXIX (6) And Yoqtan, the head of the princes, answered and said,
     'We shall not do this, . . .]  [In Pseudo-Philo's account (ca. 70), Joktan was first
     made prince over the children of Shem, just as
Nimrod and Phenech were
     princes over the children of
Ham and Japheth, respectively.]
     . . . (2) These three chiefs came and took counsel together to assemble all their
     people while Noah their father was yet alive. And all the people accordingly
     drew near to them, and were as one body, and peace reigned in the land. (3)
     It came to pass, 640 years after Noah went out of the ark, that each chief
     numbered his people. . . . (5) And the number of the children of Noah was 714,100.
     All these were numbered during the lifetime of Noah, and Noah lived after the flood
     350 years. And all the days of Noah were 950 years, and he died.  [N.B.--Shem has
     evidently dropped out in the MS.; suggesting origins from non Semitic sources.]

B. 
Book of Jubilees . . . [Chapter 7] The Book Of Jubilees
    
About 15 Jubilees scrolls written in Hebrew were found at Qumran. . . .
     And Shem dwelt with his father Noah, and he built a city close to his father on
     the mountain, and he too called its name after the name of his wife Sedeqetelebab.

C.  Shem was
Melchizedek.  He received the priesthood through the lineage
     of his fathers, even till Noah; and from Noah till Enoch, through the lineage of
     their fathers; and from Enoch to Abel, who received the priesthood by the hand
     of his father Adam, who was the first man.  Abraham, when speaking of the holy
     priesthood which he obtained from Melchizedek, notes that: "It was conferred
     upon me from the fathers; it came down from the fathers, from the beginning of
     time, yea, even from the beginning, or before the foundation of the earth, down
     to the present time, even the right of the firstborn, or the first man, who is Adam,
     or first father, through the fathers unto me."  Thus, Melchizedek received his
     priesthood through the lineage of his fathers, even till Noah, [means my priesthood
     came down in time from Adam to Noah, my father]; from Noah till Enoch through
     the lineage of their fathers [means my priesthood lineage descended from Adam
     via
Enoch to Noah, my father, through the lineage of their fathers]; for this
     priesthood was received from Enoch to Abel, who received the priesthood by
     the hand of his father Adam.  The priesthood lineage is very clearly recorded:
     a descending pedigree lineage
, anciently from the man Adam, to Abel his son,
     (who was a brother of Seth, the son of Adam: the lineage ancestry of Noah).

D.  According to the priesthood records of the patriarchs, Adam ordained Seth,
     Enos, Mahalaleel, Jared, Enoch and Methuselah.  Lamech, the father of Noah,
     was ordained by Seth, his 5th great-grandfather, in the year 3094 B.C.  Noah
     was ten years old in 2934 B.C., when he was ordained under the hand of his
     grandfather Methuselah.  Methuselah was ordained by his 5th great-grandfather
     Adam, in the year 3213 B.C.  Shem (Melchizedek), the great high priest, received
     his priesthood, through the lineage of his father Noah.

E.  Antiquities of the Jews - Book I - From the Creation to the Death of Isaac

F.  (name) Shem - Smith's Bible Dictionary - [Research Note: Shem is given a "new name",
     as he was true and faithful, and received the confirmation of the Holy Spirit of Promise.
     Shem spoke the pure Adamic Language; otherwise it could never have been preserved;
     spoken by his descendant, Mahonri Moriancumer, known also as the brother of Jared.
     The earth was not divided until the days of Peleg; and, all land descriptions are invalid.]
     (Name, Fame, Conscious Knowledge Of The Whole Of Creation); or, lights & perfections.
     Shem: meaning and etymology [Research Note: Name identification indicates one who
     has possession of the
Urim and Thummim; a follower, in the footsteps of Jesus Christ.]

G.  Witness Evidence: The Book of Mormon: A Guide for the Old Testament
    
The Book of Mormon As a Witness of the Old Testament
     Ether 1 . . . twenty and four plates . . . called the Book of Ether
     . . . (I, Moroni) suppose that the first part of this record, which speaks concerning
     the creation of the world, and also of Adam, and an account from that time even
     to the great tower (
Tower of Babel), and whatsoever things transpired among the
     children of men until that time, is had among the Jews-- Therefore I do not write
     those things which transpired from the days of Adam until that time; but they are
     had upon the plates; and whoso findeth them, the same will have power that he
     may get the full account. But behold, I give not the full account, but a part of the
     account I give, from the tower down until they were destroyed. . . .
     Appendix 4: Testimony of Three Witnesses, Late June 1829, P. 589 . . . Historical
     Introduction . . . Oliver Cowdery, David Whitmer, and Martin Harris testified . . .
     Decades later, David Whitmer added, "We not only saw the plates of the B[ook]
     of M[ormon] but also the Brass plates, the Plates of the Book of ether, the Plates
     containing the Record of the wickedness of the people of the world, and many
     other plates." The Joseph Smith Papers: Search for the "Brass Plates of Laban"
     . . . and thus my father lehi did discover the genealogy of his fathers and Laban
     also was a desendant of joseph (Of the land of egypt) wherefore he and his fathers
     had kept the records . . . that these plate of brass Should go forth unto all nations
     kindreds tongues and people Which ware of his seed wherefore he said that these
     plate of brass should never perish neither should they be dimd Any more by time
     The Plates of Brass: A Witness of Christ (The Joseph Smith Papers: Search for "Plates")
     The Savior’s Use of the Old Testament "This day is this scripture fulfilled in your ears."



014:   ARPHAXAD (the son of SHEM)

Family of Arphaxad:
Arpachshad - Arphaxad (Genesis - Inspired Version) /
Arphaxad / Arphaxad (Arph*) / Chart
Marriage:

The Children of 014: Arphaxad
014-001:   DIRECT DESCENDANT (a son) 015: SALAH - SHELAH
014-002:   DIRECT DESCENDANT (sons-) 015: BOOK -
                 
Genesis 11: 13
 Other sons.
014-003:   DIRECT DESCENDANT (daus-) 015: BOOK -
                 
Genesis 11: 13  Other daughters.

Family Information:
Old Testament Student Manual Genesis-2 Samuel (pdf)
Sons of Noah: Arpachshad's Family
Arpachshad's Family  to the genealogy of Abraham.

geography (location):
life:
Arphaxad
religion:
Arphaxad
Topical Bible: Arphaxad

time period: 
2352 B.C. to 1914 B.C.
Noah was six hundred years old
[2344 B.C.] when the flood
of waters was upon the earth.  Shem was 100 years old when
Arphaxad was born (Gen. 11:10).  Arphaxad was 35 when Salah
was born (Gen. 11:12).  Arphaxad lived after he begat Salah 403
years (Gen. 11:13).  This added to 35 years, which was his age
when Salah was born, makes him 438 years old when he died.
Joseph Smith Translating Genesis - BYU Studies

Research Notes:
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A. 
Chronicles of Jerahmeel Index- Next: XXVII [Eleazar ben Asher ha-Levi], 12th century.
     (5) The children of Shem were Elam, Ashur, Arpakhshad, Lud, and Aran.
     The sons of Ashur were Gezr˘n, Ishai; and Arpakhshad begat Shelaḥ,
     and Shelaḥ begat ‘Eber.

B. 
Book of Jubilees . . . [Chapter 8] The Book Of Jubilees
     About 15 Jubilees scrolls written in Hebrew were found at Qumran. . . .
     In the twenty-ninth jubilee, in the first week, [1373 A.M.] in the beginning
     thereof Arpachshad took to himself a wife and her name was Rasu'eja,
     the daughter of Susan, the daughter of Elam, and she bare him a son in
     the third year in this week, [1375 A.M.] and he called his name Kainam.
     And the son grew, and his father taught him writing, and he went to seek
     for himself a place where he might seize for himself a city. And he found
     a writing which former (generations) had carved on the rock, and he read
     what was thereon, and he transcribed it and sinned owing to it; for it
     contained the teaching of the Watchers in accordance with which they
     used to observe the omens of the sun and moon and stars in all the signs
     of heaven. And he wrote it down and said nothing regarding it; for he
     was afraid to speak to Noah about it lest he should be angry with him
     on account of it. And in the thirtieth jubilee, [1429 A.M.] in the second
     week, in the first year thereof, he took to himself a wife, and her name
     was Melka, the daughter of Madai, the son of Japheth, and in the fourth
     year [1432 A.M.] he begat a son, and called his name Shelah; for he said:
     'Truly I have been sent.' [And in the fourth year he was born] . . .  In the
     Septuagint, Arpachshad's son is also called
Cainan, making Shelah the
     grandson of Arpachshad. In the New Testament,
Luke 3: 35-36 Sala,
     Which was the son of Cainan, which was the son of Arphaxad, which
     was the son of Sem, which was the son of Noe, which was the son of Lamech, . . .

C. 
According to age dates from the Pearl of Great Price, Arphaxad
     was on the Ark; with
Noah, and Shem, and Ham, and Japheth, the sons
     of Noah, and Noah's wife, and the three wives of his sons with them.
     According to
Genesis 11: 10: These are the generations of Shem: Shem
    
was an hundred years old, and begat Arphaxad two years after the flood.
     There is a chronological difference in the records of 10 years.  The earlier
     date of birth: year 2352 B.C., indicates that Shem, the father of Arphaxad,
     was married before he was 92 years of age, which appears reasonable.

D.  (stronghold of the Chaldees)
Arphaxad - Smith's Bible Dictionary -
     (possibly Boundary Of The Chaldeans) Arpachshad: meaning and etymology

E.  Witness Evidence: The Book of Mormon: A Guide for the Old Testament
    
The Book of Mormon As a Witness of the Old Testament
     Ether 1 . . . twenty and four plates . . . called the Book of Ether
     . . . (I, Moroni) suppose that the first part of this record, which speaks concerning
     the creation of the world, and also of Adam, and an account from that time even
     to the great tower (
Tower of Babel), and whatsoever things transpired among the
     children of men until that time, is had among the Jews-- Therefore I do not write
     those things which transpired from the days of Adam until that time; but they are
     had upon the plates; and whoso findeth them, the same will have power that he
     may get the full account. But behold, I give not the full account, but a part of the
     account I give, from the tower down until they were destroyed. . . .
     Appendix 4: Testimony of Three Witnesses, Late June 1829, P. 589 . . . Historical
     Introduction . . . Oliver Cowdery, David Whitmer, and Martin Harris testified . . .
     Decades later, David Whitmer added, "We not only saw the plates of the B[ook]
     of M[ormon] but also the Brass plates, the Plates of the Book of ether, the Plates
     containing the Record of the wickedness of the people of the world, and many
     other plates." The Joseph Smith Papers: Search for the "Brass Plates of Laban"
     . . . and thus my father lehi did discover the genealogy of his fathers and Laban
     also was a desendant of joseph (Of the land of egypt) wherefore he and his fathers
     had kept the records . . . that these plate of brass Should go forth unto all nations
     kindreds tongues and people Which ware of his seed wherefore he said that these
     plate of brass should never perish neither should they be dimd Any more by time
     The Plates of Brass: A Witness of Christ (The Joseph Smith Papers: Search for "Plates")
     The Savior’s Use of the Old Testament "This day is this scripture fulfilled in your ears."



015:   SALAH - SHELAH - SHELAH (the son of ARPHAXAD)

Family of Salah - Shelah:
Selah (biblical figure) (Genesis - Inspired Version) / About: Selah / Chart
/ Salah
Marriage:

The Children of 015: Salah - Shelah
015-001:   DIRECT DESCENDANT (a son) 016: EBER - HEBER
015-002:   DIRECT DESCENDANT (sons-) 016: BOOK -
                 
Genesis 11: 15
 Other sons.
015-003:   DIRECT DESCENDANT (daus-) 016: BOOK -
                 
Genesis 11: 15  Other daughters.

Family Information:
Old Testament Student Manual Genesis-2 Samuel (pdf)
geography (location):
life:
Salah - Shelah
religion:
Topical Bible: Salah
time period: 
2317 B.C. to 1884 B.C.
Arphaxad was 35 when Salah was born (Gen. 11:12).  Salah was 30 when Eber
was born (Gen. 11:14).  Salah lived after he begat Eber 403 years (Gen. 11:15).
This added to 30 years, which was his age when Eber was born, makes him 433
years old when he died.
Joseph Smith Translating Genesis - BYU Studies

Research Notes:
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A. 
Chronicles of Jerahmeel Index- Next: XXVII [Eleazar ben Asher ha-Levi], 12th century.
     (5) The children of Shem were Elam, Ashur, Arpakhshad, Lud, and Aran.
     The sons of Ashur were Gezr˘n, Ishai; and Arpakhshad begat Shelaḥ,
     and Shelaḥ begat ‘Eber.

B. 
Book of Jubilees . . . [Chapter 8] The Book Of Jubilees
    
About 15 Jubilees scrolls written in Hebrew were found at Qumran. . . .
    
Shelah grew up and took to himself a wife, and her name was Mu'ak,
     the daughter of Kesed, his father's brother, in the one and thirtieth jubilee,
     in the fifth week, in the first year [1499 A.M.] thereof. And she bare him a son
     in the fifth year [1503 A.M.] thereof, and he called his name Eber.

C.  According to the
Masoretic Text and the Samaritan Torah,
     Salah was the son of Arpachshad, and lived to the age of 433 years.

D.  (sprout)
Salah - Smith's Bible Dictionary -
     (Missionary, Emissary)
Shelah (1): meaning and etymology
     The prophet Nehemiah makes mention of a Pool of Shelah in Jerusalem,
     which refers to Shiloh or Siloam in Greek. The Pool of Siloam was used
     by pilgrims for ritual purification before visiting the Holy Temple enclosure.
     And Jesus restored the eyesight of a blind man by making clay with his spittle,
     and spreading it on the man's eyes. The command by the Messiah to Go wash
     in the pool of Siloam, which command he fulfilled, resulted in restored eyesight.

E.  Witness Evidence: The Book of Mormon: A Guide for the Old Testament
    
The Book of Mormon As a Witness of the Old Testament
     Ether 1 . . . twenty and four plates . . . called the Book of Ether
     . . . (I, Moroni) suppose that the first part of this record, which speaks concerning
     the creation of the world, and also of Adam, and an account from that time even
     to the great tower (
Tower of Babel), and whatsoever things transpired among the
     children of men until that time, is had among the Jews-- Therefore I do not write
     those things which transpired from the days of Adam until that time; but they are
     had upon the plates; and whoso findeth them, the same will have power that he
     may get the full account. But behold, I give not the full account, but a part of the
     account I give, from the tower down until they were destroyed. . . .
     Appendix 4: Testimony of Three Witnesses, Late June 1829, P. 589 . . . Historical
     Introduction . . . Oliver Cowdery, David Whitmer, and Martin Harris testified . . .
     Decades later, David Whitmer added, "We not only saw the plates of the B[ook]
     of M[ormon] but also the Brass plates, the Plates of the Book of ether, the Plates
     containing the Record of the wickedness of the people of the world, and many
     other plates." The Joseph Smith Papers: Search for the "Brass Plates of Laban"
     . . . and thus my father lehi did discover the genealogy of his fathers and Laban
     also was a desendant of joseph (Of the land of egypt) wherefore he and his fathers
     had kept the records . . . that these plate of brass Should go forth unto all nations
     kindreds tongues and people Which ware of his seed wherefore he said that these
     plate of brass should never perish neither should they be dimd Any more by time
     The Plates of Brass: A Witness of Christ (The Joseph Smith Papers: Search for "Plates")
     The Savior’s Use of the Old Testament "This day is this scripture fulfilled in your ears."




016:   EBER - HEBER (the son of
SALAH - SHELAH)

Family of Eber - Heber:
Eber - Heber (Genesis - Inspired Version) / Chart /
Eber / Eber
Marriage:

The Children of 016: Eber - Heber
016-001:   DIRECT DESCENDANT (a son) 017: PELEG
016-002:   DIRECT DESCENDANT (a son) 017: BOOK -
Joktan,
                  patriarch of the thirteen
Arabian tribes of Joktanites,
                  by Joktan's sons: Almodad, Sheleph, Hazarmaveth, Jerah,
                  Hadoram, Uzal, Diklah, Obal - Ebal, Abimael, Sheba, Ophir,
                  Havilah and Jobab.
016-003:   DIRECT DESCENDANT (sons-) 017: BOOK -
                 
Genesis 11: 17  Other sons.
016-004:   DIRECT DESCENDANT (daus-) 017: BOOK -
                 
Genesis 11: 17
 Other daughters.

Family Information:
Old Testament Student Manual Genesis-2 Samuel (pdf)
Category:Descendants of Eber (Early Families of the Earth)
Category:Hebrew: Category:Hebrew Bible People - Category:Torah People

The name designation of
Hebrews (Hebrew Language) comes from the name: (H)EBER.

geography (location):
life:
Eber - Heber
religion:

Bible Search: Eber

Eber - Heber
time period: 
2287 B.C. to 1823 B.C.
Salah was 30 when Eber was born (Gen. 11:14).  Eber was 34 when Peleg
was born, in whose days the earth was divided (Gen. 11:16).
 Eber lived
after he begat Peleg 430 years (Gen. 11:17).  This added to 34 years, which
was his age when Peleg was born, makes him 464 years old when he died.
Joseph Smith Translating Genesis - BYU Studies

Research Notes:
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A. 
Chronicles of Jerahmeel Index- Next: XXVII [Eleazar ben Asher ha-Levi], 12th century.
     (5) The children of Shem were Elam, Ashur, Arpakhshad, Lud, and Aran.
     The sons of Ashur were Gezr˘n, Ishai; and Arpakhshad begat Shelaḥ, and
     Shelaḥ begat ‘Eber. Two sons were born to Eber: the name of the one was
     Peleg, for in his days the earth was divided, and the name of his brother,
     Yoqtan, who begat Almodad, Shalaphtra, Muzam, Riadura, ‘Uzim, Diqalbel,
     Mim˘el, Shabethfin, Havilah, Yobab.  Next: XXIX (6) And Yoqtan, the head
     of the princes, answered and said, 'We shall not do this, . . . So the people did,
     and placed the transgressors in the prison, in the house of Yoqtan. (7) . . . that
     Yoqtan the prince called fifty men of valour, and commanded them, saying, . . .

B. 
Book of Jubilees . . . [Chapter 8] The Book Of Jubilees
    
About 15 Jubilees scrolls written in Hebrew were found at Qumran. . . .
    
Eber: and he took unto himself a wife, and her name was 'Azurad, the daughter
     of Nebrod, in the thirty-second jubilee, in the seventh week, in the third year
     thereof. [1564 A.M.] And in the sixth year [1567 A.M.] thereof, she bare him
     son, and he called his name Peleg;

C. 
Jewish History Resource Center - Resource Index: Biblical History

D.  Search for 'Eber' - Smith's Bible Dictionary
     (the region beyond)
Eber - Smith's Bible Dictionary -
     [Heber - Smith's Bible Dictionary - see: Eber]
     (The Region Beyond, One From Beyond, He Who Passed Over) /
     Eber: meaning and etymology (has nothing to do with the name Heber, in Hebrew.)

E.  Witness Evidence: The Book of Mormon: A Guide for the Old Testament
    
The Book of Mormon As a Witness of the Old Testament
     Ether 1 . . . twenty and four plates . . . called the Book of Ether
     . . . (I, Moroni) suppose that the first part of this record, which speaks concerning
     the creation of the world, and also of Adam, and an account from that time even
     to the great tower (
Tower of Babel), and whatsoever things transpired among the
     children of men until that time, is had among the Jews-- Therefore I do not write
     those things which transpired from the days of Adam until that time; but they are
     had upon the plates; and whoso findeth them, the same will have power that he
     may get the full account. But behold, I give not the full account, but a part of the
     account I give, from the tower down until they were destroyed. . . .
     Appendix 4: Testimony of Three Witnesses, Late June 1829, P. 589 . . . Historical
     Introduction . . . Oliver Cowdery, David Whitmer, and Martin Harris testified . . .
     Decades later, David Whitmer added, "We not only saw the plates of the B[ook]
     of M[ormon] but also the Brass plates, the Plates of the Book of ether, the Plates
     containing the Record of the wickedness of the people of the world, and many
     other plates." The Joseph Smith Papers: Search for the "Brass Plates of Laban"
     . . . and thus my father lehi did discover the genealogy of his fathers and Laban
     also was a desendant of joseph (Of the land of egypt) wherefore he and his fathers
     had kept the records . . . that these plate of brass Should go forth unto all nations
     kindreds tongues and people Which ware of his seed wherefore he said that these
     plate of brass should never perish neither should they be dimd Any more by time
     The Plates of Brass: A Witness of Christ (The Joseph Smith Papers: Search for "Plates")
     The Savior’s Use of the Old Testament "This day is this scripture fulfilled in your ears."



017:   PELEG (the son of EBER - HEBER)

Family of Peleg:
Peleg (Genesis - Inspired Version) /
Peleg / Peleg / Chart / Earth
/ Peleg / World
Marriage:

The Children of 017: Peleg
017-001:   DIRECT DESCENDANT (a son) 018: REU
017-002:   DIRECT DESCENDANT (sons-) 018: BOOK -
                 
Genesis 11: 19
 Other sons.
017-003:   DIRECT DESCENDANT (daus-) 018: BOOK -
                 
Genesis 11: 19  Other daughters.

Family Information:
Old Testament Student Manual Genesis-2 Samuel (pdf)
geography (location):
Dividing of the Earth  And unto Eber were born two sons:
the name of one was
Peleg; for in his days was the earth
divided; and his brother’s name was Joktan. 
Genesis 10: 25

life:
Peleg
religion:
Bible Search: Peleg
time period: 
2253 B.C. to 2014 B.C.
Eber was 34 when Peleg was born, in whose days the earth was divided (Gen. 11:16).
Peleg was 30 when Reu was born (Gen. 11:18).  Peleg lived after he begat Reu 209
years (Gen. 11:19).  This added to 30 years, which was his age when Reu was born,
makes him 239 years old when he died.
Joseph Smith Translating Genesis - BYU Studies

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Chronicles of Jerahmeel Index- Next: XXVII [Eleazar ben Asher ha-Levi], 12th century.
     And the children of Peleg were Re‘u, Rifud, Shafra, Aq˘l˘n, Zakar, Zifd,
     Gebi, Shuri, Shzēūr, Palabus, Rafa, Palṭia, Shafdifal, Shayish, Harṭman,
     Elifaz.  These are the children of Peleg, and these are their names.  They
     took to them wives of the daughters of Yoqtan, by whom were born sons
     and daughters, so that the whole earth was filled with them.

B. 
Book of Jubilees . . . [Chapter 10] The Book Of Jubilees
    
About 15 Jubilees scrolls written in Hebrew were found at Qumran. . . .
    
Peleg took to himself a wife, whose name was Lomna the daughter of Sina'ar,
     and she bare him a son in the fourth year of this week, and he called his name
     Reu; for he said: 'Behold the children of men have become evil through the
     wicked purpose of building for themselves a city and a tower in the land of Shinar.'


C. 
Presently, there is scientific knowledge about continental drift of the
     earth's land surface around the inner liquid core [Continental Drift, listed
     on page 353, under
Plate Tectonics, Academic American Encyclopedia,
     Vol. 15, (1980)]. 
Helaman 12: 15  And thus, according to his word the earth
     goeth back, and it appeareth unto man that the sun standeth still; yea,
     and behold, this is so; for surely it is the earth that moveth and not the sun.

     As recorded in
D&C 133: 21-25, the Lamb of God, (the Only Begotten Son
     Jesus Christ, or Jehovah), shall return to the earth: And he shall utter his voice
     out of Zion, and he shall speak from Jerusalem, and his voice shall be heard
     among all people; And it shall be a voice as the voice of many waters, and as
     the voice of a great thunder, which shall break down the mountains, and the
     valleys shall not be found. He shall command the great deep, and it shall be
     driven back into the north countries, and the islands shall become one land;
     And the land of Jerusalem and the land of Zion shall be turned back into their
     own place, and the earth shall be like as it was in the days before it was divided.
     And the Lord, even the Savior, shall stand in the midst of his people, and shall
     reign over all flesh.  This certainly is an indication of an immediate and intensive
     worldwide continental drift.  The land of Zion [Jackson County, Missouri, USA]
     and the land of Jerusalem shall be turned back into their own place, and the
     earth shall be like it was in the days before it was divided [during the days of
     Peleg, 2253 to 2014 B.C.].  All of the Earth's geologic formation changes have
     occurred within a limited time period of a few thousand years. 
D&C 77: 12

D.  What about Continental Drift?  Prior to division - adjustment of land forms,
     according to Genesis 2: 10-14, a river went out of Eden to water the garden;
     and from thence it was parted, and became into four heads.  The name of
     the first is Pison: that is it which compasseth the whole land of Havilah,
     where there is gold; And the gold of that land is good: there is bdellium
     and the onyx stone.  And the name of the second river is Gihon: the same
     is it that compasseth the whole land of Ethiopia.  And the name of the third
     river is Hiddekel: that is it which goeth toward the east of Assyria.  And the
     fourth river is Euphrates.  The mountains of Adam-ondi-Ahman, by rainfall
     or massive underground sources, brought forth a river system that went out of
     the Garden of Eden, to water the garden; and from thence it was parted, and
     became into four heads, within the unified confines of one worldwide land
     mass area; being an apparent elevated area, central to the location of the
     current State of Missouri, in the USA, North American Continent (A.D. 2023).
     Valley of Adam-ondi-Ahman, reconstructed with connections to
present day
     gold mining and Pangaea, shows a pattern of finds from the United States,
     flowing down through Middle and Central America, parallel South American
     and African continental connections, to
gold deposits within South Africa;
     to
India, Indonesia and Australia; also, tributary connection into northwest
     United States, Canada, Alaska, to Russian Siberia and Middle East regions.
     Biblical and other texts, reveal the
identification of regionsby large river
     systems, indicating the ancient use of these waterways for transport and
     travel (
D&C 61). "Behold, I, the Lord, in the beginning blessed the waters;
     but in the last days, by the mouth of my servant John, I cursed the waters.
     Wherefore, the days will come that no flesh shall be safe upon the waters.
     And it shall be said in days to come that none is able to go up to the land
     of Zion upon the waters, but he that is upright in heart. And, as I, the Lord,
     in the beginning cursed the land, even so in the last days have I blessed it,
     in its time, for the use of my saints, that they may partake the fatness thereof."
     The mention of gold and other precious metals gave sign posts to the posterity
     of Adam, for determination of location in relation to various family migrations,
     from the
region of the first human homestead, situated near the garden of Eden.
     And Adam and Eve, his wife, called upon the name of the Lord, and they heard
     the voice of the Lord from the way toward the Garden of Eden, speaking unto
     them, and they saw him not; for they were shut out from his presence. . . .
     And from that time forth, the sons and daughters of Adam began to divide
     two and two in the land, and to till the land, and to tend flocks, and they
     also begat sons and daughters.

E.  Book of Jasher 10

F.  (division, part)
Peleg - Smith's Bible Dictionary -
     (Division, Dividing Canal) Peleg: meaning and etymology

G.  Witness Evidence: The Book of Mormon: A Guide for the Old Testament
    
The Book of Mormon As a Witness of the Old Testament
     Ether 1 . . . twenty and four plates . . . called the Book of Ether
     . . . (I, Moroni) suppose that the first part of this record, which speaks concerning
     the creation of the world, and also of Adam, and an account from that time even
     to the great tower (
Tower of Babel), and whatsoever things transpired among the
     children of men until that time, is had among the Jews-- Therefore I do not write
     those things which transpired from the days of Adam until that time; but they are
     had upon the plates; and whoso findeth them, the same will have power that he
     may get the full account. But behold, I give not the full account, but a part of the
     account I give, from the tower down until they were destroyed. . . .
     Appendix 4: Testimony of Three Witnesses, Late June 1829, P. 589 . . . Historical
     Introduction . . . Oliver Cowdery, David Whitmer, and Martin Harris testified . . .
     Decades later, David Whitmer added, "We not only saw the plates of the B[ook]
     of M[ormon] but also the Brass plates, the Plates of the Book of ether, the Plates
     containing the Record of the wickedness of the people of the world, and many
     other plates." The Joseph Smith Papers: Search for the "Brass Plates of Laban"
     . . . and thus my father lehi did discover the genealogy of his fathers and Laban
     also was a desendant of joseph (Of the land of egypt) wherefore he and his fathers
     had kept the records . . . that these plate of brass Should go forth unto all nations
     kindreds tongues and people Which ware of his seed wherefore he said that these
     plate of brass should never perish neither should they be dimd Any more by time
     The Plates of Brass: A Witness of Christ (The Joseph Smith Papers: Search for "Plates")
     The Savior’s Use of the Old Testament "This day is this scripture fulfilled in your ears."
    


018:   REU (the son of PELEG)

Family of Reu:
Reu (Genesis - Inspired Version) Chart
/ Early Families of the Earth / Reu
Marriage:

The Children of 018: Reu
018-001:   DIRECT DESCENDANT (a son) 019: SERUG
018-002:   DIRECT DESCENDANT (sons-) 019: BOOK -
                 
Genesis 11: 21
 Other sons.
018-003:   DIRECT DESCENDANT (daus-) 019: BOOK -
                 
Genesis 11: 21  Other daughters.

Family Information:
Old Testament Student Manual Genesis-2 Samuel (pdf)
geography (location):
life:
religion:
Topical Bible: Reu
time period: 
2223 B.C. to 1984 B.C.
Peleg was 30 when Reu was born (Gen. 11:18).  Reu was 32 when Serug
was born (Gen. 11:20).  Reu lived after he begat Serug 207 years (Gen. 11:21).
This added to 32 years, which was his age when Serug was born, makes him
239 years old when he died.
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Chronicles of Jerahmeel Index- Next: XXVII [Eleazar ben Asher ha-Levi], 12th century.
     (6) And Re‘u took to him Malkah, the daughter of Ruth, to wife, and begat Serug.
     When the days of her pregnancy were drawing to an end, Re‘u said, 'From this
     one will issue a child, in the fourth generation, whose throne will be established
     on high; he will be called a perfect righteous man, the father of a multitude of
     nations. His testimonies will not be forsaken, and his seed shall fill the world.
     ' And Re‘u begat after Serug seven sons, Abiel, Obed, Shalma, Dedazal, Qīniza,
     ‘Akur, Nefesh, and five daughters, Qadima, Derifa, Sheifa, Firiṭa, and Tehilah.

B. 
Book of Jubilees . . . [Chapter 11] The Book Of Jubilees
     About 15 Jubilees scrolls written in Hebrew were found at Qumran. . . .
     And in the thirty-fifth jubilee, in the third week, in the first year [1681 A.M.] thereof,
     Reu took to himself a wife, and her name was 'Ora, the daughter of 'Ur, the son of
     Kesed, and she bare him a son, and he called his name Seroh, in the seventh year
     of this week in this jubilee. [1687 A.M.]

C.  (friend)
Reu - Smith's Bible Dictionary -
     (Friend, Associate) Reu: meaning and etymology

D.  Witness Evidence: The Book of Mormon: A Guide for the Old Testament
    
The Book of Mormon As a Witness of the Old Testament
     Ether 1 . . . twenty and four plates . . . called the Book of Ether
     . . . (I, Moroni) suppose that the first part of this record, which speaks concerning
     the creation of the world, and also of Adam, and an account from that time even
     to the great tower (
Tower of Babel), and whatsoever things transpired among the
     children of men until that time, is had among the Jews-- Therefore I do not write
     those things which transpired from the days of Adam until that time; but they are
     had upon the plates; and whoso findeth them, the same will have power that he
     may get the full account. But behold, I give not the full account, but a part of the
     account I give, from the tower down until they were destroyed. . . .
     Appendix 4: Testimony of Three Witnesses, Late June 1829, P. 589 . . . Historical
     Introduction . . . Oliver Cowdery, David Whitmer, and Martin Harris testified . . .
     Decades later, David Whitmer added, "We not only saw the plates of the B[ook]
     of M[ormon] but also the Brass plates, the Plates of the Book of ether, the Plates
     containing the Record of the wickedness of the people of the world, and many
     other plates." The Joseph Smith Papers: Search for the "Brass Plates of Laban"
     . . . and thus my father lehi did discover the genealogy of his fathers and Laban
     also was a desendant of joseph (Of the land of egypt) wherefore he and his fathers
     had kept the records . . . that these plate of brass Should go forth unto all nations
     kindreds tongues and people Which ware of his seed wherefore he said that these
     plate of brass should never perish neither should they be dimd Any more by time
     The Plates of Brass: A Witness of Christ (The Joseph Smith Papers: Search for "Plates")
     The Savior’s Use of the Old Testament "This day is this scripture fulfilled in your ears."



019:   SERUG (the son of REU)

Family of Serug:
Serug (Genesis - Inspired Version) Chart
/ Early Families of the Earth / Serug
Marriage:

The Children of 019: Serug
019-001:   DIRECT DESCENDANT (a son) 020: NAHOR
019-002:   DIRECT DESCENDANT (sons-) 020: BOOK -
                 
Genesis 11: 23
 Other sons.
019-003:   DIRECT DESCENDANT (daus-) 020: BOOK -
                 
Genesis 11: 23  Other daughters.

Family Information:
Old Testament Student Manual Genesis-2 Samuel (pdf)
geography (location):
life:
religion:
Topical Bible: Serug
time period: 
2191 B.C. to 1961 B.C.
Reu was 32 when Serug was born (Gen. 11:20).  Serug was 30 when Nahor
was born (Gen. 11:22).  Serug lived after he begat Nahor 200 years (Gen. 11:23).
This added to 30 years, which was his age when Nahor was born, makes him 230
years old when he died.
Joseph Smith Translating Genesis - BYU Studies

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Chronicles of Jerahmeel Index- Next: XXVII [Eleazar ben Asher ha-Levi], 12th century.
     (7) After Naḥor, Serug begat four sons, Ṣillah, Diga, S˘ba, and P˘ra,
     and three daughters, Gizla, H˘glah, and Shelifa.

B. 
Book of Jubilees . . . [Chapter 11] The Book Of Jubilees
     About 15 Jubilees scrolls written in Hebrew were found at Qumran. . . .
     Seroh, Serug, . . . grew up, and dwelt in Ur of the Chaldees, near to the father
     of his wife's mother, and he worshipped idols, and he took to himself a wife in
     the thirty-sixth jubilee, in the fifth week, in the first year thereof, [1744 A.M.] and
     her name was Melka, the daughter of Kaber, the daughter of his father's brother.
     And she bare him Nahor

C.  (branch) Serug - Smith's Bible Dictionary -
     (Branch) Serug: meaning and etymology

D.  Witness Evidence: The Book of Mormon: A Guide for the Old Testament
    
The Book of Mormon As a Witness of the Old Testament
     Ether 1 . . . twenty and four plates . . . called the Book of Ether
     . . . (I, Moroni) suppose that the first part of this record, which speaks concerning
     the creation of the world, and also of Adam, and an account from that time even
     to the great tower (
Tower of Babel), and whatsoever things transpired among the
     children of men until that time, is had among the Jews-- Therefore I do not write
     those things which transpired from the days of Adam until that time; but they are
     had upon the plates; and whoso findeth them, the same will have power that he
     may get the full account. But behold, I give not the full account, but a part of the
     account I give, from the tower down until they were destroyed. . . .
     Appendix 4: Testimony of Three Witnesses, Late June 1829, P. 589 . . . Historical
     Introduction . . . Oliver Cowdery, David Whitmer, and Martin Harris testified . . .
     Decades later, David Whitmer added, "We not only saw the plates of the B[ook]
     of M[ormon] but also the Brass plates, the Plates of the Book of ether, the Plates
     containing the Record of the wickedness of the people of the world, and many
     other plates." The Joseph Smith Papers: Search for the "Brass Plates of Laban"
     . . . and thus my father lehi did discover the genealogy of his fathers and Laban
     also was a desendant of joseph (Of the land of egypt) wherefore he and his fathers
     had kept the records . . . that these plate of brass Should go forth unto all nations
     kindreds tongues and people Which ware of his seed wherefore he said that these
     plate of brass should never perish neither should they be dimd Any more by time
     The Plates of Brass: A Witness of Christ (The Joseph Smith Papers: Search for "Plates")
     The Savior’s Use of the Old Testament "This day is this scripture fulfilled in your ears."



020:   NAHOR (the son of SERUG)

Family of Nahor:
Nahor (Genesis - Inspired Version) Chart
/ Early Families of the Earth / Nahor / Nahor
Marriage:

The Children of 020: Nahor
020-001:   DIRECT DESCENDANT (a son) 021: TERAH
020-002:   DIRECT DESCENDANT (sons-) 021: BOOK -
                 
Genesis 11: 25
 Other sons.
020-003:   DIRECT DESCENDANT (daus-) 021: BOOK -
                 
Genesis 11: 25  Other daughters.

Family Information:
Old Testament Student Manual Genesis-2 Samuel (pdf)
geography (location):
Nahor's son Terah lived at
Ur Kaśdim.

life:
Nahor

religion:
Nahor
Topical Bible: Nahor
time period: 
2161 B.C. to 2013 B.C.
Serug was 30 when Nahor was born (Gen. 11:22).  Nahor was 29 when
Terah was born (Gen. 11:24).  Nahor lived after he begat Terah 119 years
(Gen. 11:25).  This added to 29 years, which was his age when Terah was
born, makes him 148 years old when he died.
Joseph Smith Translating Genesis - BYU Studies

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Chronicles of Jerahmeel Index- Next: XXVII [Eleazar ben Asher ha-Levi], 12th century.
     And after Teraḥ, Naḥor begat six sons, viz., Rekab, Deriab, Berikhab,
     Shibalshaf, Nidab, and Qemuel, and eight (?) daughters, Yiskah, Tipa,
     Berona, Qaniṭa. He took to wife Amtalai, the daughter of Karnabo.

B. 
Book of Jubilees . . . [Chapter 11] The Book Of Jubilees
     About 15 Jubilees scrolls written in Hebrew were found at Qumran. . . .
     Nahor, in the first year of this week, and he grew and dwelt in Ur
     of the Chaldees, and his father taught him the researches of the
     Chaldees to divine and augur, according to the signs of heaven.
     And in the thirty-seventh jubilee in the sixth week, in the first year
     thereof, [1800 A.M.] he took to himself a wife, and her name was
     'Ijaska, the daughter of Nestag of the Chaldees. And she bare him
     Terah in the seventh year of this week. [1806 A.M.]

C.  Book of Jasher 11

D. 
(snorting) Nahor - Smith's Bible Dictionary -
     (Snort, Scorched, Freeman)
Nahor: meaning and etymology

E.  Witness Evidence: The Book of Mormon: A Guide for the Old Testament
    
The Book of Mormon As a Witness of the Old Testament
     Ether 1 . . . twenty and four plates . . . called the Book of Ether
     . . . (I, Moroni) suppose that the first part of this record, which speaks concerning
     the creation of the world, and also of Adam, and an account from that time even
     to the great tower (
Tower of Babel), and whatsoever things transpired among the
     children of men until that time, is had among the Jews-- Therefore I do not write
     those things which transpired from the days of Adam until that time; but they are
     had upon the plates; and whoso findeth them, the same will have power that he
     may get the full account. But behold, I give not the full account, but a part of the
     account I give, from the tower down until they were destroyed. . . .
     Appendix 4: Testimony of Three Witnesses, Late June 1829, P. 589 . . . Historical
     Introduction . . . Oliver Cowdery, David Whitmer, and Martin Harris testified . . .
     Decades later, David Whitmer added, "We not only saw the plates of the B[ook]
     of M[ormon] but also the Brass plates, the Plates of the Book of ether, the Plates
     containing the Record of the wickedness of the people of the world, and many
     other plates." The Joseph Smith Papers: Search for the "Brass Plates of Laban"
     . . . and thus my father lehi did discover the genealogy of his fathers and Laban
     also was a desendant of joseph (Of the land of egypt) wherefore he and his fathers
     had kept the records . . . that these plate of brass Should go forth unto all nations
     kindreds tongues and people Which ware of his seed wherefore he said that these
     plate of brass should never perish neither should they be dimd Any more by time
     The Plates of Brass: A Witness of Christ (The Joseph Smith Papers: Search for "Plates")
     The Savior’s Use of the Old Testament "This day is this scripture fulfilled in your ears."




021:   TERAH (the son of NAHOR)

Family of Terah:
Terah
(Genesis - Inspired Version) Chart / Early Families of the Earth / Terah

Marriage:
Amathlai the daughter of Karnebo
(Babylonian Talmud: Baba Bathra 91)
R. Hanan b. Raba further stated in the name of Rab: [The name of] the mother
of Abraham [was] Amathlai the daughter of Karnebo [Lamb of
Nebo].  In ancient
times Nebo, or
Nabu was the Chaldean deity of the Babylonians and Assyrians,
god of wisdom and writing. 
Nabu is mentioned in the Nevi'im of the Tanakh as
Nebo in Isaiah 46: 1  Bel boweth down, Nebo stoopeth, their idols were upon the
beasts, and upon the cattle; your carriages were heavy loaden; they are a burden
to the weary beast. 
King Nebuchadnezzar's name: "May Nebo protect my boundary."
A History of the Jews in Babylonia, Volume 3, by Jacob Neusner- Google™ Books

The Children of 021: Terah
021-001:   DIRECT DESCENDANT (a son) 022: ABRAHAM - ABRAM
021-002:   DIRECT DESCENDANT (a son) 022: BOOK -
Nahor,
                  resident of Haran; married to
Milcah and concubine Reumah.
                  Listed sons: Huz, Buz, Kemuel, Chesed, Hazo, Pildash, Jidlaph,
                 
Bethuel; Tebah, Gaham, Thahash and Maachah.
021-003:   DIRECT DESCENDANT (a son) 022: BOOK -
Haran,
                  born and died in land of his nativity, in Ur of the Chaldees.

Family Information:
Old Testament Student Manual Genesis-2 Samuel (pdf)
Resident of Ur Kaśdim.

geography (location):
Abraham 2: 1-5  Now the Lord God caused the famine to wax sore
in the land of Ur, insomuch that Haran, my brother, died; but Terah,
my father, yet lived in the land of Ur, of the Chaldees. . . . Therefore I
left the land of Ur, of the Chaldees, to go into the land of Canaan; and
I took Lot, my brother's son, and his wife, and Sarai my wife; and also
my father followed after me, unto the land which we denominated Haran.
And the famine abated; and my father tarried in Haran and dwelt there,
as there were many flocks in Haran; and my father turned again unto
his idolatry, therefore he continued in Haran.

life:
Terah
religion:
Terah; led away by the idolatry of Pharaohs ruling in Egypt; they claimed their
Priesthood authority from Noah, through Ham, the patriarchal head "Pharaoh".
Topical Bible: Terah
time period: 
2132 B.C. to 1987/1927 B.C.
Nahor was 29 when Terah was born (Gen. 11:24).  Terah was 70 when
Haran and Abraham were born (Gen. 11:26).  Some have supposed that
Abraham was not born until Terah was 130 years old.  This conclusion
is drawn from a variety of scriptures.  Terah was 70/130 years old when
Abraham was born, and is supposed to have lived 75 years after his birth,
making him 145/205 years old when he died in Haran.
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Λ
A. 
Chronicles of Jerahmeel Index- Next: XXVII [Eleazar ben Asher ha-Levi], 12th century.
     (8) And Terah lived seventy years, and begat Abram, Naḥor,
     and Haran, and Haran begat Loṭ. (9) Then the inhabitants of
     the land began to prognosticate by the planets and to become
     astrologers and to practise divination. They also passed their
     sons and daughters through fire, but Serug [
2161 B.C. to 2013 B.C.]
     and his sons did not walk in their ways.  Next: XXIX (3) These are
     the names of the men who were not in their counsel: Abram, Naḥor,
     Lot, Re‘u, Tinuto, Ṣeba, Almodad, Jobab, Eṣer, Ab´mael, Sheba, and Ofir.
     The people of the land seized these, and, bringing them to their princes, said,
     'These are the men who have transgressed the counsel we have advised, and
     they do not wish to tread in our paths.' (4) The princes then said to them, 'Why
     did you refuse to make bricks, the same as the other people of the land?' And
     they answered, 'We shall not make bricks nor remain with you, for we know
     but one God, and Him we serve; even if you burn us in the fire together with
     the bricks, we shall not walk in your ways.' . . .

B. 
Book of Jubilees . . . [Chapter 11] The Book Of Jubilees
     About 15 Jubilees scrolls written in Hebrew were found at Qumran. . . .
     And in this thirty-ninth jubilee, in the second week in the first year, [1870 A.M.]
     Terah took to himself a wife, and her name was 'Edna, the daughter of 'Abram,
     the daughter of his father's sister. And in the seventh year of this week [1876 A.M.]
     she bare him a son, and he called his name Abram, by the name of the father
     of his mother; for he had died before his daughter had conceived a son.

C.  Antiquities of the Jews - Book I - From the Creation to the Death of Isaac

D. 
Book of Jasher 8; Book of Jasher 9; Book of Jasher 11; Book of Jasher 12
     Book of Jasher 13; Book of Jasher 17;
Book of Jasher 18; Book of Jasher 19

E.  Search for 'Terah' - Smith's Bible Dictionary
     (station)
Terah - Smith's Bible Dictionary -
     (Breather, Delay, Wanderer) Terah: meaning and etymology

F.  Witness Evidence: The Book of Mormon: A Guide for the Old Testament
    
The Book of Mormon As a Witness of the Old Testament
     Ether 1 . . . twenty and four plates . . . called the Book of Ether
     . . . (I, Moroni) suppose that the first part of this record, which speaks concerning
     the creation of the world, and also of Adam, and an account from that time even
     to the great tower (
Tower of Babel), and whatsoever things transpired among the
     children of men until that time, is had among the Jews-- Therefore I do not write
     those things which transpired from the days of Adam until that time; but they are
     had upon the plates; and whoso findeth them, the same will have power that he
     may get the full account. But behold, I give not the full account, but a part of the
     account I give, from the tower down until they were destroyed. . . .
     Appendix 4: Testimony of Three Witnesses, Late June 1829, P. 589 . . . Historical
     Introduction . . . Oliver Cowdery, David Whitmer, and Martin Harris testified . . .
     Decades later, David Whitmer added, "We not only saw the plates of the B[ook]
     of M[ormon] but also the Brass plates, the Plates of the Book of ether, the Plates
     containing the Record of the wickedness of the people of the world, and many
     other plates." The Joseph Smith Papers: Search for the "Brass Plates of Laban"
     . . . and thus my father lehi did discover the genealogy of his fathers and Laban
     also was a desendant of joseph (Of the land of egypt) wherefore he and his fathers
     had kept the records . . . that these plate of brass Should go forth unto all nations
     kindreds tongues and people Which ware of his seed wherefore he said that these
     plate of brass should never perish neither should they be dimd Any more by time
     The Plates of Brass: A Witness of Christ (The Joseph Smith Papers: Search for "Plates")
     The Savior’s Use of the Old Testament "This day is this scripture fulfilled in your ears."



022:   ABRAHAM - ABRAM (the son of TERAH)

Family of Abraham / Abraham /
Abraham - Abram:
Abraham (Genesis - Inspired Version)
Abraham / Chart
/ Early Families of the Earth

Marriages: 
Abraham 2: 14-15  Abraham was sixty and two years old when
he departed out of Haran, with Sarai [
Sarah] his wife, [10 years younger
than Abraham - Abram], whom he married when in Ur, in Chaldea, or
before 2000/1940 B.C. 
Genesis 23: 2  And Sarah died in Kirjath-arba;
the same is Hebron in the land of Canaan: 
Genesis 23: 19  Abraham buried
Sarah his wife in the
cave of the field of Machpelah before Mamre: the
same is Hebron in the land of Canaan.  Abraham also married
Hagar,
(the handmaiden of Sarah) and
Keturah D&C 132: 34-35, 37  God
commanded Abraham, and Sarah gave Hagar to Abraham to wife.
And why did she do it?  Because this was the law; and from Hagar sprang
many people.  This, therefore, was fulfilling, among other things, the promises.
Was Abraham, therefore, under condemnation?  Verily I say unto you, Nay;
for I, the Lord, commanded it.  . . . Abraham received concubines, and they bore
him children; and it was accounted unto him for righteousness, because they were
given unto him, and he abode in my law; as Isaac also and Jacob did none other
things than that which they were commanded; and because they did none other
things than that which they were commanded, they have entered into their
exaltation, according to the promises, and sit upon thrones, and are not angels
but are gods.
[Gilbert Burrington (author): Notes on Table V. (b); on page 33, Sarai.
Josephus, in his Jew. Ant. B. i. c. vi. sect. 5, St. Jerom in Quaest. seu trad. Hebr. in Gen.,
St. Austin contra Faust. B. ii. c. xxxv., and Junius and others, in their comments
on Scripture, make Sarai, or Sarah, to be the same with Iscah, the daughter of Haran,
Abraham's Brother. The more received, and more probable opinion is, that Sarai,
or Sarah, was the Daughter of Terah, and Sister of Abraham, but by a different
mother; and this opinion is corroborated by what Abraham says to Abimelech,
king of Gerar, Gen. xx. 12-- "Indeed she is my Sister; she is the daughter of my Father,
but not the daughter of my Mother."]

The Children of 022: Abraham - Abram
022-001:   DIRECT DESCENDANT (a son) 023: BOOK - Ishmael
                  Information from Genesis 25: 12-18 and
                 
The Family Tree And Lineage Of The World
                  And The Lineage Of The Pride Of Creation
(pdf)
                  Now these are the generations of Ishmael, Abraham’s son, whom Hagar
                  the Egyptian, Sarah’s handmaid, bare unto Abraham: And these are the
                  names of the sons of Ishmael, by their names, according to their
                  generations: the firstborn of Ishmael, Nebajoth; and Kedar, and Adbeel,
                  and Mibsam, And Mishma, and Dumah, and Massa, Hadar, and Tema,
                  Jetur, Naphish, and Kedemah: These are the sons of Ishmael, and these
                  are their names, by their towns, and by their castles; twelve princes
                  according to their nations. And these are the years of the life of Ishmael,
                  an hundred and thirty and seven years: and he gave up the ghost and died;
                  and was gathered unto his people. And they dwelt from Havilah unto Shur,
                  that is before Egypt, as thou goest toward Assyria: and he died in the
                  presence of all his brethren. 
Abraham - Ibrahim, in Arab (Muslim World)
                  and Islamic family
genealogy, connects to [Abdul Mutallib also known as
                  Shaiba ibn Hashim], father of [Abd Allah ibn Abd al Muttalib, who married
                 
Aminah bint Wahb], and grandfather of Muhammad
                  (
Family Tree of Muhammad).
022-002:   DIRECT DESCENDANT (a son) 023: ISAAC
022-003:   DIRECT DESCENDANT (a son) 023: BOOK -
Zimran
022-004:   DIRECT DESCENDANT (a son) 023: BOOK -
Jokshan
022-005:   DIRECT DESCENDANT (a son) 023: BOOK -
Medan
022-006:   DIRECT DESCENDANT (a son) 023: BOOK -
Midian
                  [
Jethro, the father in law of Moses, was the (High) (P)riest of Midian,
                  who ordained Moses to the Holy Priesthood; which Melchizedek
                  Priesthood inheritance descends to the faithful "sons of Moses".
                  And Jethro received it under the hand of Caleb; And Caleb received
                  it under the hand of Elihu; And Elihu under the hand of Jeremy; And
                  Jeremy under the hand of Gad; And Gad under the hand of Esaias;
                  And Esaias received it under the hand of God. Esaias also lived in the
                  days of Abraham, and was blessed of him . . .]
022-007:   DIRECT DESCENDANT (a son) 023: BOOK -
Ishbak
022-008:   DIRECT DESCENDANT (a son) 023: BOOK - Shua (
Shuah)
022-009:  
Seed of Abraham

Family Information:
Old Testament Student Manual Genesis-2 Samuel (pdf)
geography (location):
Born in Ur of the Chaldees: Ur Kaśdim.
Lived in
Canaan and Ancient Egypt.

life:
Abraham: Facsimile 1 and Facsimile 3

religion:
Abraham received the priesthood D&C 84: 14
from Melchizedek and wrote
The Book of Abraham, part of the Pearl of Great Price.  Book of Jasher 22  For the
house of Abraham was always open to the sons of men that passed and repassed,
who came daily to eat and drink in the house of Abraham. 
And any man who had
hunger and came to Abraham's house, Abraham would give him bread that he might
eat and drink and be satisfied, and any one that came naked to his house he would
clothe with garments as he might choose, and give him silver and gold and make
known to him the Lord who had created him in the earth; this did Abraham all his life.

Topical Bible: Abraham
time period:  
2062/2002 B.C. to 1887 /1827 B.C.

Terah was 70 when Haran and Abraham were born (Gen. 11:26).
Some have supposed that Abraham was not born until Terah was
130 years old.  This conclusion is drawn from a variety of scriptures.
It appears from these adjusted accounts, that from the flood
[2344 B.C.]
to the birth of Abraham was 282/342 years.  Genesis 16: 16  And Abram
was fourscore and six years old [1976 B.C./1916 B.C.], when Hagar bare
Ishmael to Abram. 
Genesis 17: 24   And Abraham was ninety years
old and nine, when he was circumcised in the flesh of his foreskin.

Genesis 25: 7  And these are the days of the years of Abraham's life
which he lived, an hundred threescore and fifteen years.
Joseph Smith Translating Genesis - BYU Studies

Research Notes:
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A. 
Chronicles of Jerahmeel Index- Next: XXVII [Eleazar ben Asher ha-Levi], 12th century.
    
Next: XXXV  When Terah saw that God delivered Abram, he deserted
     his former faith, and went forth with him (Abram) to dwell in a foreign
     country; and he gave Milkah, the daughter of Haran, to Nahor, his son,
     to wife, and Yiskah, that is Sarai, he gave to Abram, his youngest son,
     after he had weaned her and brought her up in his own house on the
     death of her father Haran. And he gave Lot, the son of Haran, to Abram
     as an adopted son, for Sarai was barren. And they went forth towards
     the land of Canaan. 
Book of Jasher 13  And Abram dwelt in the land
     of Canaan, he, his wife, and all belonging to him, and all those that
     accompanied him, together with those that joined him from the people
     of the land; but Nahor, Abram's brother, and Terah his father, and Lot
     the son of Haran and all belonging to them dwelt in Haran.

B. 
Book of Jubilees . . . [Chapter 12-16] The Book Of Jubilees
    
About 15 Jubilees scrolls written in Hebrew were found at Qumran. . . .
     And the child [Abram] began to understand the errors of the earth that all
     went astray after graven images and after uncleanness, and his father taught
     him writing, and he was [14 year] two weeks of years old, [1890 A.M.]
     and he separated himself from his father, that he might not worship idols
     with him. And he began to pray to the Creator of all things that He might
     save him from the errors of the children of men, and that his portion should
     not fall into error after uncleanness and vileness. . . . And in the fortieth jubilee,
     in the second week, in the seventh year thereof, [1925 A.M.] Abram took to himself
     a wife, and her name was Sarai, the daughter of his father, and she became his
     wife. And Haran, his brother, took to himself a wife in the third year of the third
     week, [1928 A.M.] and she bare him a son in the seventh year of this week, [1932 A.M.]
     and he called his name Lot. And Nahor, his brother, took to himself a wife. . . .
     And he took the books of his fathers, and these were written in Hebrew, and he
     transcribed them, and he began from henceforth to study them, and I [God] made
     known to him that which he could not (understand), . . .And Abram harkened unto
     the voice of Sarai his wife, and said unto her, 'Do (so).' And Sarai took Hagar,
     her maid, the Egyptian, and gave her to Abram, her husband, to be his wife.
     And he went in unto her, and she conceived and bare him a son, and he called
     his name Ishmael, in the fifth year of this week [1965 A.M.]; and this was the
     eighty-sixth year in the life of Abram. . . . and Abraham took to himself a third wife,
     and her name was Keturah, from among the daughters of his household servants,
     for Hagar had died before Sarah. And she bare him six sons, Zimram, and Jokshan,
     and Medan, and Midian, and Ishbak, and Shuah,

C. 
Robert Henry Charles, D. Litt., D.D., discusses the Book of Jubilees, in the
     book: The Apocrypha and Pseudepigrapha of the Old Testament in English
     published in 1913.  He mentions it was written in Hebrew by a Pharisee,
     between 109 B.C. and 105 B.C., largely based on earlier books and traditions.
     The word: Tina = Tanais, or Don, appears in Chapter 8, verses 12, 16, 25, 28;
     also, Chapter 9, verses 2 and 7, relating to the divisions and subdivisions of
     land amongst the children and grandchildren of Noah.

     "And there came forth on the writing as Shem's lot, the middle of the earth,
     which he should take as an inheritance for himself and for his sons for the
     generations of eternity, from the middle of the mountain range of Rafa
     [Ural Mountains], from the mouth of the water from the river Tina, and his
     portion goes towards the west through the midst of this river, and it extends
     till it reaches the water of the abysses, out of which this river goes forth
     and pours its waters into the sea Meat [Maeotis or Sea of Azov], and this
     river flows into the great sea.". . .

     "And for Japheth came forth the third portion beyond the river Tina
     to the north of the outflow of its waters, and it extends northeasterly
     to the whole region of Gog and to all the country east thereof.  And it
     extends northerly to the north, and it extends to the mountains of Qelt
     [the Celts] towards the north . . ."

     "And Shem also divided amongst his sons. . ."
     "And for Arpashshad [Arphaxad 2,342 to 1,904 B.C.], came forth
     the third portion, all the land of the region of the Chaldees to the east
     of the Euphrates, [Chaldea = An ancient region in southern Babylonia
     along the Euphrates River and the Persian Gulf in southwestern Asia],
     bordering on the Red Sea, and all the waters of the desert close to the
     tongue of the sea which looks towards Egypt, all the land of Lebanon
     and Sanir and Amana to the border of the Euphrates."

     Since the Biblical genealogies show patriarchal descent as: Noah to Shem,
     to Arphaxad, to Salah, to Eber (the Hebrews), to Peleg, to Reu, to Serug,
     to Nahor, to Terah and finally to Abram [Abraham]; the promises given
     to Abraham, to have the land of Canaan for an everlasting possession,
     appear to be a reconfirmation of the legal heir descent, the patriarchal
     right of inheritance, granted by Shem to Arphaxad/Arpashshad, his son;
     Arphaxad being the 6th great-grandfather of Abraham.

D.  Merchant activities of the Jews, back to the time of Abraham, are
     noted in the
Journal of Near Eastern Studies, Vol. 17, No. 1 (Jan., 1958),
     pp. 28-31.  In the article "
Abraham and the Merchants of Ura", author
     Cyrus H. Gordon mentions that for some strange reason, little if any
     attention has been paid to the repeated statement in Genesis that the
     patriarchs were in Palestine for trading.  The patriarchs went abroad
     to do business, as Abraham comes from beyond the Euphrates, visits
     Egypt, fights with kinglets from as far off as Elam; i.e., it is clear that
     Abraham was a merchant prince.  Settling down in a foreign area would
     be part of merchant activities of the extended patriarchal family, to
     provide a sure chain of command, with bona fide and honest individuals.

     Harran [Haran], was the place of Abraham's first settlement on leaving
     Ur of the Chaldees, and was a trading center of great importance, as noted
     in Assyrian inscriptions.  [Also called Charran.]  Abraham's "wandering
     was not nomadism in the Bedouin sense, but was an occupational feature
     of tamkarutum, 'trading abroad'.  The patriarchal narratives, far from
     reflecting Bedouin life, are highly international in their milieu, in a setting
     where a world order enabled men to travel far and wide for business enterprise."

E.  Michael H. Chandler and
The Pearl of Great Price,
     from
Thomas Milton Tinney[, Sr. ] Papers, 1941 -

F.  Additional Topic Areas Related to The Book of Abraham

G.  Antiquities of the Jews - Book I - From the Creation to the Death of Isaac

H.  Genealogy of Jesus

I.  
Book of Jasher 15:; Book of Jasher 16;
     Book of Jasher 20; Book of Jasher 21;
Book of Jasher 22; Book of Jasher 23;
     Book of Jasher 24; Book of Jasher 25; Book of Jasher 26; Book of Jasher 27

J.  (a high father) Abram - Smith's Bible Dictionary -
     (Exalted Father, Their Shield, Their Protection)
Abram: meaning and etymology
     (father of a multitude) Abraham - Smith's Bible Dictionary -
     (perhaps Their Protection, Their Shield)
Abraham: meaning and etymology
     [Research Note:
Genesis 17:3-5 meaning | TheBibleSays.com, correctly identifies
     that God changed Abram's name to Abraham, because he will become the father
     of many nations; which was part of the ancient patriarchal ordinance blessings, or
     Patriarchal Priesthood Endowment Ceremony handed down from Fathers to Sons.]

K.  Witness Evidence: The Book of Mormon: A Guide for the Old Testament
    
The Book of Mormon As a Witness of the Old Testament
     Ether 1 . . . twenty and four plates . . . called the Book of Ether
     . . . (I, Moroni) suppose that the first part of this record, which speaks concerning
     the creation of the world, and also of Adam, and an account from that time even
     to the great tower (
Tower of Babel), and whatsoever things transpired among the
     children of men until that time, is had among the Jews-- Therefore I do not write
     those things which transpired from the days of Adam until that time; but they are
     had upon the plates; and whoso findeth them, the same will have power that he
     may get the full account. But behold, I give not the full account, but a part of the
     account I give, from the tower down until they were destroyed. . . .
     Appendix 4: Testimony of Three Witnesses, Late June 1829, P. 589 . . . Historical
     Introduction . . . Oliver Cowdery, David Whitmer, and Martin Harris testified . . .
     Decades later, David Whitmer added, "We not only saw the plates of the B[ook]
     of M[ormon] but also the Brass plates, the Plates of the Book of ether, the Plates
     containing the Record of the wickedness of the people of the world, and many
     other plates." The Joseph Smith Papers: Search for the "Brass Plates of Laban"
     . . . and thus my father lehi did discover the genealogy of his fathers and Laban
     also was a desendant of joseph (Of the land of egypt) wherefore he and his fathers
     had kept the records . . . that these plate of brass Should go forth unto all nations
     kindreds tongues and people Which ware of his seed wherefore he said that these
     plate of brass should never perish neither should they be dimd Any more by time
     The Plates of Brass: A Witness of Christ (The Joseph Smith Papers: Search for "Plates")
     The Savior’s Use of the Old Testament "This day is this scripture fulfilled in your ears."



023:   ISAAC (the son of ABRAHAM- ABRAM)

Family of Isaac:
Isaac (Genesis - Inspired Version) Chart / Isaac / Isaac / Isaac
Marriage: 
Genesis 24: 67  And Isaac brought her into his mother Sarah’s tent,
and took
Rebecca (a daughter of Bethuel, the son of Nahor, the son of 021:
Terah), and she became his wife. 
Genesis 25: 20  And Isaac was forty years old
when he took Rebekah to wife [1922/1862 B.C.], the daughter of Bethuel
the Syrian of
Padan Aram, the sister to Laban the Syrian.

 
The Children of 023: Isaac
023-001:   DIRECT DESCENDANT (a son) 023: BOOK - Esau
023-002:   DIRECT DESCENDANT (a son) 024: JACOB - ISRAEL

Family Information:
Old Testament Student Manual Genesis-2 Samuel (pdf)
geography (location):
Lived in Canaan.

life:
Isaac
religion:
Isaac: Isaac
Topical Bible: Isaac

time period: 
1962/1902 B.C. to 1782/1722 B.C.
Genesis 21: 5 And Abraham was an hundred years old, when his son Isaac
was born unto him.  
Genesis 35: 28-29  And the days of Isaac were an
hundred and fourscore years.  And Isaac gave up the ghost, and died,
and was gathered unto his people, being old and full of days: and his
sons Esau and Jacob buried him.
Joseph Smith Translating Genesis - BYU Studies

Research Notes:
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A. 
Book of Jasher 21  And Abraham circumcised his son Isaac at eight days old,
     as God had commanded Abraham to do unto his seed after him; and Abraham
     was one hundred, and Sarah ninety years old, when Isaac was born to them.
     And the child grew up and he was weaned, and Abraham made a great feast
     upon the day that Isaac was weaned. And Shem and Eber and all the great
     people of the land, and Abimelech king of the Philistines, and his servants,
     and Phicol, the captain of his host, came to eat and drink and rejoice at the
     feast which Abraham made upon the day of his son Isaac's being weaned.
     Also Terah, the father of Abraham, and Nahor his brother, came from Haran,
     they and all belonging to them, for they greatly rejoiced on hearing that a son
     had been born to Sarah. And they came to Abraham, and they ate and drank
     at the feast which Abraham made upon the day of Isaac's being weaned. And
     Terah and Nahor rejoiced with Abraham, and they remained with him many
     days in the land of the Philistines. At that time Serug the son of Reu died, in
     the first year of the birth of Isaac son of Abraham. And all the days of Serug
     were two hundred and thirty-nine years, and he died.
    
Book of Jasher 28; Book of Jasher 29; Book of Jasher 32; Book of Jasher 47

B. 
Book of Jubilees . . . [Chapter 16-19] The Book Of Jubilees
     About 15 Jubilees scrolls written in Hebrew were found at Qumran. . . .
     And she bare a son in the third month, and in the middle of the month, at the time
     of which the Lord had spoken to Abraham, on the festival of the first fruits of the
     harvest, Isaac was born. And Abraham circumcised his son on the eighth day:
     he was the first that was circumcised according to the covenant which is
     ordained for ever. . . . And in the fourth year thereof he took a wife for his son
     Isaac and her name was Rebecca [2020 A.M.] [the daughter of Bethuel,
     the son of Nahor, the brother of Abraham] the sister of Laban and daughter
     of Bethuel; and Bethuel was the son of Melca, who was the wife of Nahor,
     the brother of Abraham.

C.  Antiquities of the Jews - Book I - From the Creation to the Death of Isaac

D.  Antiquities of the Jews - Book II - From the Death of Isaac to the Exodus out of Egypt

E.  Genealogy of Jesus

F.  (laughter)
Isaac - Smith's Bible Dictionary -
     (Laughter, He Will Laugh) Isaac: meaning and etymology

G.  Witness Evidence: The Book of Mormon: A Guide for the Old Testament
    
The Book of Mormon As a Witness of the Old Testament
     Ether 1 . . . twenty and four plates . . . called the Book of Ether
     . . . (I, Moroni) suppose that the first part of this record, which speaks concerning
     the creation of the world, and also of Adam, and an account from that time even
     to the great tower (
Tower of Babel), and whatsoever things transpired among the
     children of men until that time, is had among the Jews-- Therefore I do not write
     those things which transpired from the days of Adam until that time; but they are
     had upon the plates; and whoso findeth them, the same will have power that he
     may get the full account. But behold, I give not the full account, but a part of the
     account I give, from the tower down until they were destroyed. . . .
     Appendix 4: Testimony of Three Witnesses, Late June 1829, P. 589 . . . Historical
     Introduction . . . Oliver Cowdery, David Whitmer, and Martin Harris testified . . .
     Decades later, David Whitmer added, "We not only saw the plates of the B[ook]
     of M[ormon] but also the Brass plates, the Plates of the Book of ether, the Plates
     containing the Record of the wickedness of the people of the world, and many
     other plates." The Joseph Smith Papers: Search for the "Brass Plates of Laban"
     . . . and thus my father lehi did discover the genealogy of his fathers and Laban
     also was a desendant of joseph (Of the land of egypt) wherefore he and his fathers
     had kept the records . . . that these plate of brass Should go forth unto all nations
     kindreds tongues and people Which ware of his seed wherefore he said that these
     plate of brass should never perish neither should they be dimd Any more by time
     The Plates of Brass: A Witness of Christ (The Joseph Smith Papers: Search for "Plates")
     The Savior’s Use of the Old Testament "This day is this scripture fulfilled in your ears."



024JACOB - ISRAEL (the son of ISAAC)

Family of Jacob (Israel):
Jacob (Genesis - Inspired Version) Chart / House of Israel / Israel / Jacob / Jacob
Marriage:  The four wives of Jacob - Israel were the two daughters
of
Laban (a son of Bethuel, the son of Nahor, the son of 021: Terah);
Leah and her sister Rachel (who died at Bethlehem); concubines: Zilpah,
the handmaid of Leah and
Bilhah, the handmaid of Rachel.  The children
of these wives were all born within a thirteen year period, and all (excepting
Joseph and Benjamin), were born at
Padan Aram.
References:
A.  Ancient and Modern Genealogies, with Temple
     (The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints) Records,
     page 54; privately published by Thomas Milton Tinney, [Sr.].

B. 
The Book Of Jubilees 34:20-21
    
Porhibition of Marriages Between Israelites and Gentiles:

     [the sons of Jacob took unto themselves wives.
     +The name of Reuben's wife is 'Ada;
     + and the name of
Simeon's wife is 'Adlba'a, a Canaanite;
     + and the name of
Levi's wife is Melka, of the daughters
       of
Aram, of the seed of the sons of Terah;
     + and the name of Judah's wife, Betasu'el [Shuah], a Canaanite;
        as:
{Bet (letter) House of
asu'el [Shuah], or 41:7: Bedsuel}
     + and the name of Issachar's wife, Hezaqa:
     + and the name of Zabulon's wife, Ni'iman;
     + and the name of Dan's wife, 'Egla;
     + and the name of Naphtali's wife, Rasu'u, of Mesopotamia;
     + and the name of Gad's wife, Maka; (descendant of Nahor -
Syriac fragment mentioned)
     + and the name of Asher's wife, 'Ijona;
     + and the name of Joseph's wife,
Asenath, the Egyptian;
     + and the name of Benjamin's wife, 'Ijasaka.
     + And
Simeon repented, and took a second wife from Mesopotamia as his brothers.]
    
Gospel Women - Studies of the Named Women in the Gospels,
     by
Richard Bauckham (Amazon.com)

C
Swimming the Gene Pool: Israelite Kinship Relations, Genes, and Genealogy
     Matthew Roper - FARMS Review - Volume 15 - Issue 2

     "Likewise, little is known of the women who married the sons of Jacob,
     though we know that Joseph married an Egyptian, Asenath, who bore him
     Manasseh and Ephraim (Genesis 41:45, 50–52).  Joseph's half-brother
     Judah had three sons by a Canaanite wife named Shuah and twin sons by
     Tamar, whose ancestry is unknown (Genesis 38:2–30).  Of the half-Canaanite
     sons, only one (Shelah) lived long enough to have posterity, but his mtDNA
     would be unlike that of his half-brothers, Pharez and Zarah, unless their mothers
     were sisters (Genesis 46:12; Numbers 26:19–21).  From Pharez descended
     Salmon, who married the Canaanite woman Rahab, who had been spared
     with her father's household during the Israelite destruction of the city of
     Jericho in Joshua's day.  Their son was Boaz, who married the Moabitess
     Ruth, who became the great-grandmother of King David and, consequently,
     of all the kings of Judah and of Jesus Christ himself (Ruth 4:18–22;
     Matthew 1:2–16).  While most of the kings of Judah from whom Christ is
     descended married women of the same tribe or of other Israelite tribes,
     this is not true of all of them.  For example, Rehoboam, son of Solomon,
     was born of a woman named Naamah, who was an Ammonitess (1 Kings 14:21,
     31; 2 Chronicles 12:13).  Genesis 40:10 informs us that Simeon had a Canaanite
     wife, but nothing is said of the other wives of Jacob's sons or their origins,
     although it seems likely that they also married outside Abraham's kin group.
     The children and grandchildren of Jacob who are mentioned in the biblical
     account number seventy, but this does not include daughters and granddaughters.
     Although nothing is specifically said on the matter, it is not unreasonable to
     assume that Jacob's people included servants and their families as well.
     One thing, however, seems certain: all of Jacob's grandchildren inherited
     their mtDNA from their mothers, who were likely non-Israelite."

D
Antiquities of the Jews - Book V - From the Death of Moses to the Death of Eli

The Children of 024: Jacob - Israel
024-001:   DIRECT DESCENDANT (a son) 025: BOOK -
Reuben (Tribe of Reuben)
024-002:   DIRECT DESCENDANT (a son) 025: BOOK -
Simeon (Tribe of Simeon)
024-003:   DIRECT DESCENDANT (a son) 025: The BOOK [Stick] of LEVI
024-004:   DIRECT DESCENDANT (a son) 025: The BOOK [Stick] of JUDAH
024-005:   DIRECT DESCENDANT (a son) 025: BOOK -
Dan (Tribe of Dan)
024-006:   DIRECT DESCENDANT (a son) 025: BOOK -
Naphtali (Tribe of Naphtali)
024-007:   DIRECT DESCENDANT (a son) 025: BOOK -
Gad (Tribe of Gad)
024-008:   DIRECT DESCENDANT (a son) 025: BOOK -
Asher (Tribe of Asher)
024-009:   DIRECT DESCENDANT (a son) 025: BOOK - 
Issachar (Tribe of Issachar)
024-010:   DIRECT DESCENDANT (a son) 025: BOOK -
Zebulun (Tribe of Zebulun)
024-011:   DIRECT DESCENDANT (a dau) 025: BOOK -
Dinah
024-012:   DIRECT DESCENDANT (a son) 025: JOSEPH
024-013:   DIRECT DESCENDANT (a son) 025: BOOK -
Benjamin (Tribe of Benjamin)

Family Information:
Old Testament Student Manual Genesis-2 Samuel (pdf)
House of Jacob
- Israelites: Ancestor Roots Information: Israel

geography (location):
Jacob lived in Canaan and Ancient Egypt: People of Israel.
Book of Jasher 90  And these are the names of the cities wherein they buried
the twelve sons of Jacob, whom the children of Israel had brought up from Egypt.

And they buried Reuben and Gad on this side Jordan, in Romia, which Moses
had given to their children. And Simeon and Levi they buried in the city Mauda,
which he had given to the children of Simeon, and the suburb of the city was
for the children of Levi. And Judah they buried in the city of Benjamin opposite
Bethlehem. And the bones of Issachar and Zebulun they buried in Zidon, in
the portion which fell to their children. And Dan was buried in the city of his
children in Eshtael, and Naphtali and Asher they buried in Kadesh-naphtali,
each man in his place which he had given to his children. And they buried
Benjamin in Jerusalem opposite the Jebusite, which was given to the children
of Benjamin; the children of Israel buried their fathers each man in the city
of his children.

life:
Jacob (Israel)
religion:
Jacob
Topical Bible: Jacob

time period: 
1902/1842 B.C. to 1755/1695 B.C.
Genesis 25: 25-26  And the first came out red, all over like an hairy garment;
and they called his name Esau.
  And after that came his brother out, and
his hand took hold on Esau’s heel; and his name was called Jacob: and
Isaac was threescore years old when she bare them. 
Genesis 47: 9  "And
Jacob said unto Pharaoh, The days of the years of my pilgrimage are an
hundred and thirty years: few and evil have the days of the years of my
life been, and have not attained unto the days of the years of the life of
my fathers in the days of their pilgrimage."
  This statement invalidates
the
documentary hypothesis theories, traditionally known as: J, E, P,
and D; for the Torah and the Deuteronomy history, from Joshua to Kings.
Genesis 47: 28
  And Jacob lived in the land of Egypt seventeen years:
so the whole age of
Jacob was an hundred forty and seven years.
Joseph Smith Translating Genesis - BYU Studies

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A. 
Book of Jubilees . . . [Chapter 19] The Book Of Jubilees
     About 15 Jubilees scrolls written in Hebrew were found at Qumran. . . .
     And in the sixth week, in the second year thereof, Rebecca bare to Isaac
     two sons, Jacob and Esau, and [2046 A.M.] Jacob was a smooth and upright
     man, and Esau was fierce, a man of the field, and hairy, and Jacob dwelt in
     tents. And the youths grew, and Jacob learned to write; but Esau did not learn,
     for he was a man of the field and a hunter, and he learnt war, and all his deeds
     were fierce. And Abraham loved Jacob, but Isaac loved Esau. And Abraham saw
     the deeds of Esau, and he knew that in Jacob should his name and seed be called;
     and he called Rebecca and gave commandment regarding Jacob, for he knew
     that she (too) loved Jacob much more than Esau.

B.  
Testaments of the Twelve Patriarchs: The Testaments of the Twelve Patriarchs
     Fragments of similar writings were found at Qumran,
. . . [and] contain a substantial
     amount of prophecy concerning the coming of the Messiah.  Noted as fragments of
     patriarchal blessings. 
Eldred G. Smith, "All May Share in Adam’s Blessing",
    
Ensign magazine, June 1971, p. 100  Patriarch Eldred G. Smith - LDS Church:
     When
a person receives a patriarchal blessing, he is entitled to receive
     a pronouncement of the
blessings of Israel, or a declaration of the tribe
     of Israel through which his
blessings shall come.  This is the right to the
     blessings
of those recorded in the book of remembrance started in the
     days of
Adam.  This does not mean that all the nations of the earth will
     become literal descendants of Abraham, though his seed
may be scattered
     in
all nations, but as it says, all shall receive the blessings through those
     who are the seed of Abraham and shall be accounted his seed, and rise up
     and bless him as their father. (See
Abraham 2: 10)  If members of the Church
     are literal descendants of Abraham, they will receive such a
blessing.   If
     they are not literal descendants of Abraham and join the Church and receive
     the gospel, they shall receive the priesthood
blessings
, even eternal life,
     through those who are of Israel or which would be referred to as by adoption.
     - Mormonism and Judaism

C. 
Family and Society in Ancient Israel

D. 
Family in the Bible: The Family in the Bible
     Abstract I: beginning study of the varied depths of partriarchalism in the Bible.
     . . .
The bet 'ab or household was also the legal base of society.  The extended
     family or household had judicial independence of any political power beyond
     it; the bet 'ab was indeed the primary framework of legal authority.  The fifth
     commandment underscored this, inculcating the honoring of father and mother.
     Within the clan the judicial "elders" or judges were the heads of households
     who sat in the City Gate to execute justice.  A judge was a patriarch who judged
     rightly in the long view.

E.  History of Ancient Israel and Judah
     - The Lord Jesus Christ, Jews, The House of Joseph, Gentiles and Heathens

F.  Kingdom of Israel (United Monarchy)
     -
Two House Theology

G. 
Ten Lost Tribes
     -
Groups Claiming Affiliation with Israelites
       - British Israelism

         Josephus mentions in Ant. Jud., (XVII, 13, 2; II, 7, 3 and XVIII, 7, 2),
         the banishment of
Archelaus to Vienne in Gaul in the year A.D. 6, as well
         as
Herod Antipas to Lyons in the year A.D. 39. The Babylonian Talmud,
         Vol. 8, Seder Nashim, Chapter I,
Gittin, pages 1 and 26-27, mentions
         foreign parts was defined Lit[erally] as the 'province of the sea', a name
         given to all countries outside of Palestine and Babylonia. A review is
         made of how to reckon Eretz Israel, concerning the case of a boat in
         the open sea.  [For determining the status of] the islands in the sea, . . .
         And for the western border, ye shall have the Great Sea for a border;
         this shall be your west border (Numbers 34:6).  [To determine the status
         of] the islands on the border line, {4} (i.e., due west of the coast beyond
         the southern and northern extremities of the border of Palestine), we
         imagine a line drawn [due west] from Kapluria {5} (at the northern
         extremity of Mount Hor), to the
[Atlantic] Ocean, and another from the
         Brook of Egypt to the [Atlantic] Ocean.  All within these lines belong to
         Eretz Israel and all outside to foreign parts, the 'province of the sea'.
        
Babylonian Talmud: Gittin 8

        
Temple and Endowments-Raising Grain and Building Storehouses
         - Dedication  A Discourse by President Heber C. Kimball, delivered
         in the Bowery, Great Salt Lake City, April 6, 1857 . . . I was in a place
         in England in which I felt very curious; but I did not know at the time
         what it meant.  I went through a town called
Cha[d]tburn [Chatburn],
         beyond
Clitheroe, [Lancashire, England].  I went through the streets
         of that town feeling as I never before felt in my life.  My hair would
         rise on my head as I walked through the streets, and I did not then
         know what was the matter with me.  I pulled off my hat, and felt that
         I wanted to pull off my shoes, and I did not know what to think of it.

         When I returned, I mentioned the circumstance to brother Joseph,
         who said, "Did you not understand it?  That is a place where some
         of the old Prophets travelled and dedicated that land, and their
         blessing fell upon you." 
Acts 10  Peter in a vision is commanded
         to take the gospel to the Gentiles, which was after the death of
         Jesus Christ, who lived thirty and three years.  About ten or more
         years later, circa A.D. 44, would be the approximate time for this
         dedication to occur.  Genealogical pedigree attachments to the Kings
         of Britain, noted extensively on Internet online pedigrees, are not
         validated.   They are legendary fabrications, placed incorrectly within
         historical settings.  Any British Gentile personal intimate contacts or
         intermarriages, with early Christian Jewish church members would
         have been forbidden and prohibited, prior to circa A.D. 45.

H.  Antiquities of the Jews - Book I - From the Creation to the Death of Isaac

I.   Antiquities of the Jews - Book II - From the Death of Isaac to the Exodus out of Egypt

J.  Genealogy of Jesus

K. 
Book of Jasher 30; Book of Jasher 31; Book of Jasher 33; Book of Jasher 34;
     Book of Jasher 35; Book of Jasher 36;;Book of Jasher 37; Book of Jasher 38;
     Book of Jasher 39: Book of Jasher 40; Book of Jasher 41; Book of Jasher 42;
     Book of Jasher 43; Book of Jasher 45; Book of Jasher 51;
  Book of Jasher 52;
     Book of Jasher 53; Book of Jasher 54; Book of Jasher 55;
Book of Jasher 56;
     Book of Jasher 57; Book of Jasher 59;
Book of Jasher 61; Book of Jasher 62

L.  Search for 'Israel' - Smith's Bible Dictionary
     (the prince that prevails with God)
Israel - Smith's Bible Dictionary -
     (He Retains God, God Is Upright) Israel: meaning and etymology
     Search for 'Jacob' - Smith's Bible Dictionary
     (supplanter) Jacob - Smith's Bible Dictionary -
     (He Who Closely Follows, Supplanter) Jacob: meaning and etymology

M.  Witness Evidence: The Book of Mormon: A Guide for the Old Testament
    
The Book of Mormon As a Witness of the Old Testament
     Ether 1 . . . twenty and four plates . . . called the Book of Ether
     . . . (I, Moroni) suppose that the first part of this record, which speaks concerning
     the creation of the world, and also of Adam, and an account from that time even
     to the great tower (
Tower of Babel), and whatsoever things transpired among the
     children of men until that time, is had among the Jews-- Therefore I do not write
     those things which transpired from the days of Adam until that time; but they are
     had upon the plates; and whoso findeth them, the same will have power that he
     may get the full account. But behold, I give not the full account, but a part of the
     account I give, from the tower down until they were destroyed. . . .
     Appendix 4: Testimony of Three Witnesses, Late June 1829, P. 589 . . . Historical
     Introduction . . . Oliver Cowdery, David Whitmer, and Martin Harris testified . . .
     Decades later, David Whitmer added, "We not only saw the plates of the B[ook]
     of M[ormon] but also the Brass plates, the Plates of the Book of ether, the Plates
     containing the Record of the wickedness of the people of the world, and many
     other plates." The Joseph Smith Papers: Search for the "Brass Plates of Laban"
     . . . and thus my father lehi did discover the genealogy of his fathers and Laban
     also was a desendant of joseph (Of the land of egypt) wherefore he and his fathers
     had kept the records . . . that these plate of brass Should go forth unto all nations
     kindreds tongues and people Which ware of his seed wherefore he said that these
     plate of brass should never perish neither should they be dimd Any more by time
     The Plates of Brass: A Witness of Christ (The Joseph Smith Papers: Search for "Plates")
     The Savior’s Use of the Old Testament "This day is this scripture fulfilled in your ears."

    


025:   JOSEPH (the son of JACOB - ISRAEL)

Family of Joseph:
Joseph (Genesis - Inspired Version) Chart / House of Israel /
Marriage:  Joseph was thirty years old when he married Asenath,
the daughter of
Potipherah, Prince and Priest of On, in 1781/1721 B.C.

The Children of 025: Joseph
025-001:   DIRECT DESCENDANT (a son) 025: BOOK -
Manasseh (Tribe of Manasseh),
                 
Genesis 41: 50-51  Born before the years of famine in Egypt happened,
                  circa 1781-1774/1721-1714 B.C.  The
Book of Mormon, (another
                 
Testament of Jesus Christ), in Alma Chapter 10, confirms that
                  
Amulek, living circa 82 B.C., was the son of Giddonah, who was
                  the son of Ishmael, who was a descendant of Aminadi, a further
                  descendant of Nephi, who was the son of Lehi, who came out of
                  the land of Jerusalem, who was a descendant of Manasseh, who
                  was the son of Joseph who was sold into Egypt by the hands
                  of his brethren. 
1 Nephi 3: 3 indicates recorded genealogies were
                  preserved on the
Brass Plates of Laban: 4000 B.C. until 600 B.C.
                  Further records and prophecies of the Nephites were kept: noted
                  in a direct descending line, from the first man Adam, until Amulek,
                  living circa 82 B.C.  See also: (Ancient Genealogy Judah #052: Research Notes)
025-002:   DIRECT DESCENDANT (a son) 026: EPHRAIM

Family Information:
Old Testament Student Manual Genesis-2 Samuel (pdf)
Samaria: Parable of the Good Samaritan
Samaritan: History and Origin
Samaritans have insisted that they are direct descendants of the Northern Israelite
tribes of Ephraim and
Manasseh, who survived the destruction of the Northern kingdom
of Israel by the Assyrians in 722 BCE.  The inscription of Sargon II records the deportation
of a relatively small proportion of the Israelites (27,290, according to the annals),
so it is quite possible that a sizable population remained that could identify
themselves as Israelites, the term that the Samaritans prefer for themselves.

geography (location):
Joseph lived in
Canaan and Ancient Egypt: Tribe of Joseph.

life:
Joseph
religion:
Joseph (Joseph) Book of Jasher 90  And the bones of Joseph they
buried in Shechem, in the part of the field which Jacob had purchased
from Hamor, and which became to Joseph for an inheritance.


time period: 
1811/1751 B.C. to 1701/1641 B.C.
Genesis 41: 45-46
  And Pharaoh called Joseph's name Zaphnath-paaneah;
and he gave him to wife Asenath the daughter of Potipherah priest of On.
And Joseph went out over all the land of Egypt.  And Joseph was thirty years
old when he stood before Pharaoh king of Egypt.  And Joseph went out from
the presence of Pharaoh, and went throughout all the land of Egypt.
  In the 2nd
year of the Famine in Egypt,
Genesis 45: 6 Joseph, who was 39 years old, presented
Genesis 47: 9 Jacob - Israel, who was 130 years old, to Pharaoh.  Joseph was born
when Jacob -  Israel was 91 years old. 
Genesis 50: 22-26  Joseph died aged 110.
Joseph Smith Translating Genesis - BYU Studies

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A.  The ancient
Books of the Bible, compared with Mormon Archaeology,
     invalidate the documentary hypothesis theories, traditionally known as:
     J, E, P, and D; for the Torah and the Deuteronomy history, from Joshua
     to Kings.  Some modern historians incorrectly state that the Torah
     was gradually recorded as the Hebrew Bible, between the 5th century
     B.C. and the 2nd century B.C.  Clearly, internal source evidence from
     the
Pearl of Great Price, the OT - NT and the Book of Mormon, suggest
     primary source documents, or copies thereof, going back to the time of
     Adam and (Eve - the Mother of all Living), were readily available to
     
Moses, who then wrote or copied them for himself and other Israelites.
     The
list of biblical figures identified in extra-biblical sources is compelling.
     Additional validation of the Bible, as a surviving primary source document,

     is made by the Joseph Smith, Jr. Translation of the Bible.  Words added
     and corrections made, restore the original formation and sense of ancient
     scribes and prophets, including technical details from Genesis to
Revelation.
    
Joseph Smith, Jr. said, [I believe the Bible as it read when it came from the pen
     of the original writers. Ignorant translators, careless transcribers, or designing and
     corrupt priests have committed many errors. As it read, Gen. 6:6, "It repented the
     Lord that he had made man on the earth"; also, Num. 23:19, "God is not a man,
     that he should lie; neither the Son of man, that he should repent"; which I do not
     believe. But it ought to read, "It repented Noah that God made man." This I believe,
     and then the other quotation stands fair. If any man will prove to me, by one passage
     of Holy Writ, one item I believe to be false, I will renounce and disclaim it as far as I
     promulgated it..] 
Teachings of the Prophet Joseph Smith,
Jr., p. 327.

B. 
House of Joseph (LDS Church)
     - Stick of Joseph

C.  Antiquities of the Jews - Book II - From the Death of Isaac to the Exodus out of Egypt

D. 
Book of Jasher 44; Book of Jasher 46; Book of Jasher 48
     Book of Jasher 49; Book of Jasher 50; Book of Jasher 58 Book of Jasher 60

E.  (increase) Joseph - Smith's Bible Dictionary -
     (Increaser, May He Add) Joseph: meaning and etymology

F.  Witness Evidence: The Book of Mormon: A Guide for the Old Testament
    
The Book of Mormon As a Witness of the Old Testament
     Ether 1 . . . twenty and four plates . . . called the Book of Ether
     . . . (I, Moroni) suppose that the first part of this record, which speaks concerning
     the creation of the world, and also of Adam, and an account from that time even
     to the great tower (
Tower of Babel), and whatsoever things transpired among the
     children of men until that time, is had among the Jews-- Therefore I do not write
     those things which transpired from the days of Adam until that time; but they are
     had upon the plates; and whoso findeth them, the same will have power that he
     may get the full account. But behold, I give not the full account, but a part of the
     account I give, from the tower down until they were destroyed. . . .
     Appendix 4: Testimony of Three Witnesses, Late June 1829, P. 589 . . . Historical
     Introduction . . . Oliver Cowdery, David Whitmer, and Martin Harris testified . . .
     Decades later, David Whitmer added, "We not only saw the plates of the B[ook]
     of M[ormon] but also the Brass plates, the Plates of the Book of ether, the Plates
     containing the Record of the wickedness of the people of the world, and many
     other plates." The Joseph Smith Papers: Search for the "Brass Plates of Laban"
     . . . and thus my father lehi did discover the genealogy of his fathers and Laban
     also was a desendant of joseph (Of the land of egypt) wherefore he and his fathers
     had kept the records . . . that these plate of brass Should go forth unto all nations
     kindreds tongues and people Which ware of his seed wherefore he said that these
     plate of brass should never perish neither should they be dimd Any more by time
     The Plates of Brass: A Witness of Christ (The Joseph Smith Papers: Search for "Plates")
     The Savior’s Use of the Old Testament "This day is this scripture fulfilled in your ears."



026:   EPHRAIM (the son of JOSEPH)

Family of Ephraim:
Ephraim
Marriage:

The Children of 026: Ephraim
026-001:   DIRECT DESCENDANT (a son) 025: BOOK - Shuthelah
                  the family of the Shuthalhites.
026-002:   DIRECT DESCENDANT (a son) 025: BOOK - Becher,
                  the family of the Bachrites.
026-003:   DIRECT DESCENDANT (a son) 025: BOOK - Tahan,
                  the family of the Tahanites.

026-004:   DIRECT DESCENDANT (a son) 025: BOOK - Ezer,
                  whom the men of Gath that were born in that land slew.
026-005:   DIRECT DESCENDANT (a son) 025: BOOK - Elead,
                  whom the men of Gath that were born in that land slew.
026-006:   DIRECT DESCENDANT (a son) 027: BERIAH

Family Information:
Old Testament Student Manual Genesis-2 Samuel (pdf)
Genesis 50: 23  And Joseph saw Ephraim's children of the third
generation, prior to his death at age 110, or circa
1701/1641 B.C.

geography (location):
Ephraim was born and lived in
Ancient Egypt: Tribe of Ephraim.
life:
Ephraim (his seed shall become a multitude of nations)

religion:
Ephraim  Genesis 48: 14  And Israel stretched out his right hand,
and laid it upon
Ephraim's head, who was the younger, and
his left hand upon
Manasseh's head, guiding his hands wittingly;
for
Manasseh was the firstborn.  D&C 133: 34  Behold, this is the
blessing of the everlasting God upon the tribes of Israel,
and the richer blessing upon the head of Ephraim and his fellows.

time period:  Born circa 1781-1774/1721-1714 B.C.
Genesis 41: 50-52  Born before the years of famine came, in Egypt,
during the seven years of plenty.
Joseph Smith Translating Genesis - BYU Studies

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A. 
Ezekiel 37: 16-19  Moreover, thou son of man [Ezekiel], take thee one stick,
     and write upon it, For Judah, and for the children of Israel his companions:
     then take another stick, and write upon it, For Joseph, the stick of Ephraim,
     and for all the house of Israel his companions: And join them one to another
     into one stick; and they shall become one in thine hand.  And when the children
     of thy people shall speak unto thee, saying, Wilt thou not shew us what thou
    
meanest by these?  Say unto them, Thus saith the Lord GOD; Behold, I will
     take the stick of Joseph, which is in the hand of Ephraim, and the tribes of
     Israel his fellows, and will put them with him, even with the stick of Judah,
     and make them one stick, and they shall be one in mine hand.
     1 Nephi 13: 37-42
     And blessed are they who shall seek to bring forth my Zion at that day,
     for they shall have the gift and the power of the Holy Ghost; and if they
     endure unto the end they shall be lifted up at the last day, and shall be
     saved in the everlasting kingdom of the Lamb; and whoso shall publish
     peace, yea, tidings of great joy, how beautiful upon the mountains shall
     they be. And it came to pass that I beheld the remnant of the seed of my
     brethren, and also the book of the Lamb of God, which had proceeded
     forth from the mouth of the Jew, that it came forth from the Gentiles unto
     the remnant of the seed of my brethren. And after it had come forth unto
     them I beheld other books, which came forth by the power of the Lamb,
     from the Gentiles unto them, unto the convincing of the Gentiles and the
     remnant of the seed of my brethren, and also the Jews who were scattered
     upon all the face of the earth, that the records of the prophets and of the
     twelve apostles of the Lamb are true. And the angel spake unto me, saying:
     These last records, which thou hast seen among the Gentiles, shall establish
     the truth of the first, which are of the twelve apostles of the Lamb, and shall
     make known the plain and precious things which have been taken away from
     them; and shall make known to all kindreds, tongues, and people, that the
     Lamb of God is the Son of the Eternal Father, and the Savior of the world;
     and that all men must come unto him, or they cannot be saved. And they
     must come according to the words which shall be established by the mouth
     of the Lamb; and the words of the Lamb shall be made known in the records
     of thy seed, as well as in the records of the twelve apostles of the Lamb;
     wherefore they both shall be established in one; for there is one God and one
     Shepherd over all the earth. And the time cometh that he shall manifest himself
     unto all nations, both unto the Jews and also unto the Gentiles; and after he has
     manifested himself unto the Jews and also unto the Gentiles, then he shall manifest
     himself unto the Gentiles and also unto the Jews, and the last shall be first, and the
     first shall be last.

B.  The Discourse: Preaching and Testimony - Gathering Israel - The Blood
     of Israel and the Gentiles - The Science of Life, by President Brigham Young,
     delivered in the Tabernacle, Great Salt Lake City, April 8, 1855.  President
     Young stated: "
Joseph Smith, [Jr.] was a pure Ephraimite".

     The Pedigree of Joseph Smith, Jr. identifies ancestry from British Isles
     geographical areas:
Bedfordshire, Buckinghamshire, Cambridgeshire,
    
Devonshire, Essex Shire, Gloucestershire, Hampshire, Herefordshire,
    
Hertfordshire, Ireland, Kent Shire, Leicestershire, Lincolnshire, Mercia,
    
Middlesex Shire, Monmouthshire, Norfolk Shire, Northumberland Shire,
    
Nottinghamshire, Oxfordshire,
Rutland Shire, Scotland, Somerset Shire,
    
Suffolk Shire, Sussex Shire, Wales, Warwickshire, Wessex, Westmorland
    
Shire, Wiltshire and Yorkshire; also, connections to European Royalty
     and Nobility lineages in
Old Saxony (Saxons), France and Scandinavia.
     Joseph Smith, Jr., as a pure biological descendant of the Tribe of Ephraim,
     (the son of Joseph in Egypt), identifies as authentic, historical migrations of
    
Tribe of Ephraim, from ancient Israel to Western Europe and the British Isles.

     Biological validation of the pure Ephraimite status of the Smith Family are
     noted in
 
D&C 124: 91-96  . . . that my servant Hyrum may take the office
     of Priesthood and Patriarch, which was appointed unto him by his father,
     by blessing and also by right; That from henceforth he shall hold the keys
     of the patriarchal blessings upon the heads of all my people, That whoever
     he blesses shall be blessed, and whoever he curses shall be cursed; that
     whatsoever he shall bind on earth shall be bound in heaven; and whatsoever
     he shall loose on earth shall be loosed in heaven.  And from this time forth
     I appoint unto him that he may be a prophet, and a seer, and a revelator
     unto my church, as well as my servant Joseph; That he may act in concert
     also with my servant Joseph; and that he shall receive counsel from my
     servant Joseph, who shall show unto him the keys whereby he may ask
     and receive, and be crowned with the same blessing, and glory, and
     honor, and priesthood, and gifts of the priesthood, . . . That my servant
     Hyrum may bear record of the things which I shall show unto him, that
     his name may be had in honorable remembrance from generation to
     generation, forever and ever.  . . .
D&C 124: 123-124  Verily I say unto
     you, I now give unto you the officers belonging to my Priesthood, that
     ye may hold the keys thereof, even the Priesthood which is after the
     order of Melchizedek, which is after the order of mine Only Begotten
     Son.  First, I give unto you Hyrum Smith to be a patriarch unto you,
     to hold the sealing blessings of my church, even the Holy Spirit of
     promise, whereby ye are sealed up unto the day of redemption,
     that ye may not fall notwithstanding the hour of temptation
     that may come upon you. 
     [Research Note: Prophet, Seer, and Revelator is an e
cclesiastical title
     used in the LDS Church that is currently applied to the members of the
     First Presidency and the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles.  In the past, it
     has also been applied to the Presiding Patriarch of the church, as well as
     to the former office of Assistant President of the Church.  All Seers sustained
     by vote of the membership of
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints,
     are entitled by right of their calling and office, to have direct access to the
   
 Urim and Thummim.  In the case of the current Patriarch Emeritus, the rightful
     heir Eldred G. Smith, is the remaining vestige of authority, like a removed
     appendix from the body of Christ, to validate family records.]


     That the
Smith Family were all of the biological seed of Joseph in Egypt
     is validated by prophesy in the Book of Mormon 
2 Nephi 3: 6-16  A choice
     seer will I raise up out of the fruit of thy loins . . . And his name shall
     be called after me [
Joseph Smith, Jr.]; and it shall be after the name of
     his father [Joseph Smith, Sr.].  And he shall be like unto me; for the thing,
     which the Lord shall bring forth by his hand, by the power of the Lord shall
     bring my people unto salvation.

     The Royal Family of the Prophet Joseph Smith, Junior,
     First President of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
     Tinney, Thomas Milton, 1941-
     [Salt Lake City : Tinney-Green(e) Family Organization, s.d.]
     333, 4 leaves : ill., facsims., ports. ; 28 cm.
     BX 8670.2 .T496r
     Americana Collection - 1130 HBLL
     [Brigham Young University - (President) Harold B. Lee Library]
     Thomas Milton Tinney, Sr. (1973). The Royal Family of the Prophet
     Joseph Smith, Junior, First President of the Church of Jesus Christ of
     Latter-day Saints. Salt Lake City: Tinney-Green(e) Family Organization
     Pub. Co.
[Library of Congress Call Number: CS71.S643 1973]
     The Royal Family of the Prophet Joseph Smith, Junior, First President
     of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. [microform]

     UC Berkeley Bancroft [Banc Film #375]  Positive microfilm Printing
     master available (Box 745:2).  Contact
The Bancroft Library for availability.
     Note: 
Supplement to the author's Ancient and Modern Genealogies,
     with Temple (The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints) Records,
     published in 1973.

C.  Patriarchal Blessings
     -
Ephraim: Patriarchal Blessings - Google™ Images
     - subject:"Patriarchal blessings (Mormon Church)" - Google™ Books
     - Topical Guide: Patriarchal Blessings
       Partial sample from one sacred patriarchal blessing:
       The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
       Provo STAKE   No. 251     Date: June 23, 1957   City: Provo   State: Utah
       A BLESSING given by Charles E. Rowan, Jr. Patriarch, upon the head
       of Write Name in Full: Thomas Milton Tinney [Thomas Milton Tinney, Sr.]
       son of Father's Name in Full: Prentice Tinney [Prentice Thomas Tinney] and
       Mother's Maiden Name: Hazel Kathleen Greene born Date: August 10, 1941
       at City: Waynesville County: Warren State: Ohio

       Brother Thomas Milton Tinney:  According to thy desire, officiating
       as a Patriarch in the Provo Stake of Zion, I lay my hands upon your head
       and under the inspiration of the Holy Ghost give unto you a Patriarchal Blessing
       that it may stimulate you to a life of activity in the Church, that it may give you
       an index to some of your possibilities through your faithfulness; also that you
       may know your lineage.  Thou art of the seed of Abraham, through Joseph
       and the loins of Ephraim.  Hence, you are entitled to all the blessings that
       have been revealed in this dispensation. . . .

D. 
Book of Jasher 75

E.  1 Chronicles 7:20 The descendants of Ephraim: Shuthelah,
     Bered his son, Tahath his son, Eleadah his son, Tahath his son,

F. 
1 Chronicles 7:21 Zabad his son, and Shuthelah his son,
     Ezer and Elead were killed by the natives of Gath,
     because they went down to steal their livestock.

G.  Search for 'Ephraim' - Smith's Bible Dictionary
     (double fruitfulness) Ephraim - Smith's Bible Dictionary -
     (Two-fold Increase, Doubly Fruitful; Exhausted, Ashes) Ephraim: meaning & etymology



027BERIAH  (the son of EPHRAIM)

Family of Beriah:
Beriah
Marriage:

The Children of 027: Beriah
027-001:   DIRECT DESCENDANT (a son) 025: BOOK - Rephah
027-002:   DIRECT DESCENDANT (a son) 028: RESHEPH
027-013:   DIRECT DESCENDANT (a dau) 025: BOOK - Sherah,
                  who built Beth-horon the nether, and the upper, and Uzzen-sherah.

Family Information:
Genesis 50: 23  And Joseph saw Ephraim's children of the third
generation, prior to his death at age 110, or circa
1701/1641 B.C.

geography (location):
Beriah was a resident of Ancient Egypt.
life:
Beriah
religion:
Beriah
time period:

Research Notes:
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A.  1 Chronicles 7:22 Their father Ephraim mourned for many days,
     and his relatives came to comfort him.

B. 
1 Chronicles 7:23 And again he slept with his wife, and she conceived and gave birth
     to a son. So he named him Beriah, because tragedy had come upon his house.

C.  1 Chronicles 7:24 His daughter was Sheerah, who built Lower and Upper Beth-horon,
     as well as Uzzen-sheerah.

D.  (in evil, a gift) Beriah - Smith's Bible Dictionary -
     (In evil)
Beriah: meaning and etymology



028:   RESHEPH (the son of BERIAH)

Family of Resheph:
Marriage:

The Children of 028: Resheph
028-000:   DIRECT DESCENDANT (a son) 029: TELAH

Family Information:
Genesis 50: 23  And Joseph saw Ephraim's children of the third
generation, prior to his death at age 110, or circa
1701/1641 B.C.

geography (location):
Resheph was a resident of Ancient Egypt.
life:
Resheph
religion:
time period:


Research Notes:
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A.  (flame)
Resheph - Smith's Bible Dictionary - is listed as a son of Ephraim.

B. 1 Chronicles 7:25 Additionally,
    Rephah was his son, Resheph his son, Telah his son, Tahan his son, . . .



029:   TELAH (the son of RESHEPH)

Family of Telah:
Marriage:

The Children of 029: Telah
029-000:   DIRECT DESCENDANT (a son) 030: TAHAN

Family Information:
Genesis 50: 23  And Joseph saw Ephraim's children of the third
generation, prior to his death at age 110, or circa
1701/1641 B.C.

geography (location):
Telah was a resident of Ancient Egypt.
life:
Telah
religion:
time period:


Research Notes:
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A.  1 Chronicles 7:25 Additionally,
     Rephah was his son, Resheph his son, Telah his son, Tahan his son,

B.  (vigor) Telah - Smith's Bible Dictionary -
     (Fracture)
Telah: meaning and etymology



030:   TAHAN (the son of TELAH)

Family of Tahan:
Marriage:

The Children of 030: Tahan
030-000:   DIRECT DESCENDANT (a son) 031: LAADAN

Family Information:
geography (location):
Tahan was a resident of Ancient Egypt.
life:
Tahan
religion:
time period:


Research Notes:
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A.  1 Chronicles 7:25 Additionally,
     Rephah was his son, Resheph his son, Telah his son, Tahan his son,

B.  (camp)
Tahan - Smith's Bible Dictionary -
     (Encampment, Favor)
Tahan: meaning and etymology
     A Tahan is mentioned as the patriarch of the sub-clan of the Tahanites,
     at the time of the second census conducted by Moses and Eleazar.



031:   LAADAN (the son of TAHAN)

Family of Laadan:
Marriage:

The Children of 031: Laadan
031-000:   DIRECT DESCENDANT (a son) 032: AMMIHUD

Family Information:
geography (location):
Laadan was a resident of Ancient Egypt.
life:
Laadan
religion:
time period:


Research Notes:
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A.  1 Chronicles 7 KJV

B.  1 Chronicles 7:26
     Ladan his son, Ammihud his son, Elishama his son,

C.  (put in order)
Laadan - Smith's Bible Dictionary -
     (Destined For Delight)
Ladan / Laadan: meaning and etymology



032:   AMMIHUD (the son of LAADAN)

Family of Ammihud:
Ammihud
Marriage:

The Children of 032: Ammihud
032-000:   DIRECT DESCENDANT (a son) 033: ELISHAMA

Family Information:
geography (location):
Ammihud was a resident of Ancient Egypt.
life:
Ammihud
religion:
Ammihud
time period:

Research Notes:
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A.  1 Chronicles 7:26
     Ladan his son, Ammihud his son, Elishama his son,

B.  (people of praise) Ammihud - Smith's Bible Dictionary -
     An Ephraimite, father of Elishama, the chief of the tribe, at the time of the Exodus.
     (My Kinsman Is Majesty) Ammihud: meaning and etymology
   


033:   ELISHAMA (the son of AMMIHUD)

Family of Elishama:
Marriage:

The Children of 033: Elishama
033-000:   DIRECT DESCENDANT (a son) 034: NUN - NON

Family Information:
geography (location):
Elishama was a resident of Ancient Egypt.
life:
Elishama
religion:
time period:


Research Notes:
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A.  1 Chronicles 7:26
     Ladan his son, Ammihud his son, Elishama his son,

B.  (whom God hears) Elishama - Smith's Bible Dictionary -
     The "prince" or "captain", of the tribe of Ephraim, in the wilderness of Sinai.
     (God Has Heard)
Elishama: meaning and etymology
     Leader of the tribe of Ephraim just after the Exodus. Elishama and his tribe were
     stationed on the west side of the tabernacle and theirs was the seventh day of offering
     donations during the tabernacle's dedication festival.



034:   NUN - NON (the son of ELISHAMA)

Family of Nun - Non:
Nun (biblical figure)
Marriage:

The Children of 034: Nun - Non
034-000:   DIRECT DESCENDANT (a son) 035: JEHOSHUA - JOSHUA - OSHEA

Family Information:
geography (location)
Nun - Non was a resident of Ancient Egypt.
life:
religion:
time period:


Research Notes:
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A.  Nun - 14th letter of the Hebrew Alphabet

B.  1 Chronicles 7:27
     Nun his son, and Joshua his son.

C.  (Posterity, Fish) Nun: meaning and etymology
     Nun comes from the verb meaning to propagate or increase.



035:   JEHOSHUA - JOSHUA - OSHEA (the son of NUN - NON)

Family of Jehoshua - Joshua - Oshea [Also spelled Hoshea]:
Joshua (
Exodus - Inspired Version) / Chart / Joshua
Marriage:

The Children of 035: Jehoshua - Joshua - Oshea
035-000:   DIRECT DESCENDANT . . .
                FRAGMENTED PEDIGREES OF THE TRIBE OF EPHRAIM

Family Information:
geography (location):
Jehoshua - Joshua - Oshea was a resident of Ancient Egypt,
until the time of The Exodus:
Stations of the Exodus.
Joshua 1–24: The Entry into the Promised Land: Joshua
He initiated the Tribal Allotments of Israel for the land of Canaan.

life:

Book of Joshua: Book of Joshua - Book of Jasher 90  And at the end of two years,
Joshua the son of Nun died, one hundred and ten years old, and the time which
Joshua judged Israel was twenty-eight years, and Israel served the Lord all the
days of his life.
  And the other affairs of Joshua and his battles and his reproofs
with which he reproved Israel, and all which he had commanded them, and the
names of the cities which the children of Israel possessed in his days, behold
they are written in the book of the words of Joshua to the children of Israel,
and in the book of the wars of the Lord, which Moses and Joshua and the
children of Israel had written. And the children of Israel buried Joshua
in the border of his inheritance, in Timnath-serach, which was given
to him in Mount Ephraim.

religion:
Joshua was a true and faithful friend of the prophet Moses and his brother
Aaron.  Joshua saved the life of
Rahab, daughter and father's household,
in the City of Jericho.  Dynastic contacts of Gentile Royalty with the priesthood
royalty and military descendants of Abraham, are noted in the national history
of the Jews, at the time of
Balaam.  The concept of the God-Man Messiah:
"there shall come a Star out of Jacob, and a Sceptre shall rise out of Israel",
was conveyed through commercial enterprise to the various gentile nations,
the source from which the Greeks created their own fabulous legends:
historic fiction handed down within Greek Mythology.

time period:
Dating the Exodus

Research Notes:
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A Antiquities of the Jews - Book V - From the Death of Moses to the Death of Eli

B.  Jericho - Walking in Their Sandals:
Jericho (BiblePlaces.com)

C. 
Maps & Index of Place Names
     -
Lachish: Lachish Letters City of Lachish

D.  What about Continental Drift?  The immediate high velocity amplification
     of "continental drift" would allow the appearance of the Sun to stand still,
     (from the command of God given through the Prophet Joshua), as written
     in the Holy Scripture.  By intensive "continental drift", there would also be
     the appearance of the shadow on the sun dial of Ahaz returning ten degrees
     backward, (by the command of God through the Prophet Isaiah), in behalf of
     Hezekiah, the King of Judah. 
Helaman 12: 15
  And thus, according to his word
     the earth goeth back, and it appeareth unto man that the sun standeth still; yea,
     and behold, this is so; for surely it is the earth that moveth and not the sun.


E. 
Book of Jasher 88; Book of Jasher 89; Book of Jasher 90; Book of Jasher 91

F.  FRAGMENTED PEDIGREES OF THE TRIBE OF EPHRAIM
     Joseph (025) in Egypt was the father of Manasseh and Ephraim (026) and Note #B.
     Credible Tribe of Ephraim connections, descending from Jehoshua -
     Joshua - Oshea, do not currently exist, including the
Kinship of Families:
    
CHART prepared by the late
Archibald Fowler Bennett, and other charts.
     - Biblical Roots: Based on a chart by the late Archibald F. Bennett
       called "The Kinship of Families" and a chart "Through the Loins of Joseph"
       by the late Alfred F. Schmuhl.
     - Deseret Book Royal Line Chart, Folded Chart by Albert F. Schmuhl
     - The Royal Line: A Short Commentary by the Compiler Albert F. Schmuhl
     P
ortions of Royalty lineages are found in compiled resources, such as:
    
Magna Carta Ancestry, The Royal Descents of 600 Immigrants
     and
Plantagenet Ancestry.

     Archibald F. Bennett
wrote an article: "The Children of Ephraim" in:
    
The Utah Genealogical and Historical Magazine, Vol. XXI (April 1930), pgs. 67-85.
    
[Indexed in the Early Church Information card file at the main library
     (Family History Library) only. 7392 979.2 H25u index, Index for v. 1-31.]
     "
Thus tradition, history and archaeology unite in tracing the ancestors
     of the Scandinavian and Anglo-Saxon races to the region of the Black Sea,
     finding them originally Israelites of the captivity." . . .
     . . .
     "When Joseph died at the age of 110 years, he had lived to see Ephraim's
     children of the third generation.  The eldest son of Ephraim was Shuthelah,
     and other sons were Bered and Tahan.  Some of Ephraim's family were slain
     by the men of Gath in Egypt who came to steal their cattle out of the land of
     Goshen."
     . . .
     "At the first enumeration taken of the Israaelites by tribes, in the wilderness
     of Sinai after the exodus from Egypt, in the days of Moses, the tribe of Ephraim
     contained
Numbers 1: 32-33  40,500 males over twenty years of age able to bear arms."
      . . .
Numbers 10: 22-24  "Elishama, son of Ammihud, the son of Laadan, who was
     descended from Shuthelah, represented the tribe of Ephriam.  Elishama was father
     to Nun, whose son Joshua became leader of all Israel after Moses."
     . . .
    
Numbers 2: 24  All that were numbered of the camp of Ephraim were an hundred
     thousand and eight thousand and an hundred, throughout their armies.  And they
     shall go forward in the third rank.
     . . .
    
Numbers 26: 37  These are the families of the sons of Ephraim according to those
     that were numbered of them, thirty and two thousand and five hundred.
     . . .
    
Numbers 34: 24  And the prince of the tribe of the children of Ephraim,
     Kemuel the son of Shiphtan.
     . . .
    
Joshua 16: 4-10  So the children of Joseph, Manasseh and Ephraim,
     took their inheritance.  Tribe of Ephraim:  "The boundaries of the portion
     of the land assigned to Ephraim are given in Josh. 16:1-10.  It included most
     of what was afterwards called Samaria as distinguished from Judea and Galilee.
     It thus lay in the center of all traffic, from north to south, and from Jordan to
     the sea, and was about 55 miles long and 30 broad.  The Tabernacle and
     the Ark were deposited within its limits at Shiloh, where it remained for four
     hundred years.  During the time of the Judges and the first stage of the monarchy
     this tribe manifested a domineering and haughty and discontented spirit.  For more
     than five hundred years, . . . , Ephraim, with its two dependent tribes of
Manasseh
     and Benjamin, exercised undisputed pre-eminence."
     . . .
    
Joshua 19: 49-50  . . . the children of Israel gave an inheritance to Joshua the son of
     Nun among them: According to the word of the LORD they gave him the city which
     he asked, even Timnath-serah in mount Ephraim: and he built the city, and dwelt
     therein. 
Joshua 24: 29-30  And it came to pass after these things, that Joshua the
     son of Nun, the servant of the LORD, died, being an hundred and ten years old.
     And they buried him in the border of his inheritance in Timnath-serah which is
     in mount Ephraim, on the north side of the hill of Gaash.
     . . .
    
Book of Judges: Israel's Period of the Judges
     [The King's Calendar is a computer generated mathematical synchronism
     primarily of all the Biblical Chronological Data for the Divided Kingdom of
     Israel, but extending  its' application to the chronologies of Josephus, Seder
     Olam Rabbah and the Damascus Documents of the Dead Sea Scrolls.]
     Othniel ("the only
judge mentioned connected with the Tribe of Judah"),
     Ehud, Shamgar, Deborah and Barak,
Gideon, Abimelech, Tola, Jair, Jephthah,
     [
Judges 12: 6  Then they took him, and slew him at the passages of Jordan:
     and there fell at that time of the Ephraimites forty and two thousand.]
     Ibzan, Elon,
Abdon, Samson, Eli and Samuel.
     . . .
     Kings of Judah and Israel
    
1 Chronicles 12: 30  (During the time of [King] David)  And of the children of Ephraim
     twenty thousand and eight hundred, mighty men of valour, famous throughout
     the house of their fathers.
    
1 Chronicles 27: 10  (During the time of [King] David)  The seventh captain for the
     seventh month was Helez the Pelonite, of the children of Ephraim: and in his
     course were twenty and four thousand.
    
1 Chronicles 27: 14  (During the time of [King] David) The eleventh captain for the
     eleventh month was Benaiah the Pirathonite, of the children of Ephraim: and
     in his course were twenty and four thousand.
    
1 Chronicles 27: 20  Of the children of Ephraim, Hoshea the son of Azaziah:
     of the half tribe of Manasseh, Joel the son of Pedaiah:
     . . .
     "From the time of the revolt, the history of Ephraim is in two senses the history
     of the kingdom of
Israel, since not only did the tribe become a kingdom, but the
     kingdom embraced little besides the tribe . . ." (Smith: Bible Dictionary, p 283.)
     Research Notes: Mesha Stele and
Tel Dan Stele
    
2 Chronicles 28: 7
  And Zichri, a mighty man of Ephraim, slew Maaseiah the king’s
     son, and Azrikam the governor of the house, and Elkanah that was next to the king.
    
2 Chronicles 28: 12  Then certain of the heads of the children of Ephraim, Azariah
     the son of Johanan, Berechiah the son of Meshillemoth, and Jehizkiah the son of
     Shallum, and Amasa the son of Hadlai, stood up against them that came from
     the war,
     . . .
     "in the days of Pekah king of Israel came Tiglath-Pileser III king of Assyria."
     and took a number of cities including some of the strongholds of Ephraim
     and all the land of Naphtali and carried off other captives," even the Reubenites,
     and the Gadites, and the half tribe of Manasseh, and brought them unto Halah,
     and unto Habor, and Hora, and to the river Gozan, unto this day."
     (11 Kings 15:19, 29; 1 Chron. 5:26.)  He chronicles his achievements in these words:
     "The distant land of Beth-Khumri....the whole of its inhabitants I carried away."
     (Ragozin:
The Story of Assyria, p 232.)  "Assyrian inscriptions record, in the fifth
     year of his reign (
739 BC), a victory over Azariah (Uzziah), king of Judah, whose
     achievements are described in 2 Chronicles 26:6-15.  In
733 BC his armies
     conquered
Philistia on the Mediterranean sea coast, destroyed Damascus and
     occupied most of Israel, with its northern regions becoming Assyrian provinces."
     "These events were recorded in the Bible, which describes how Tiglath-Pileser III
     defeated Pekah, king of
Israel, and Rezin, king of the Aramaeans, who had allied
     against him.  He executed Rezin, and Pekah was murdered by Hoshea, who took
     control of the rump Israelite kingdom as a vassal paying tribute to the Assyrians.
     (2 Kings 15:29; 16:5-9; 1 Chronicles 5:6, 26)  Ahaz (known to the Assyrians as
     Yahu-khazi), the king of Judah, was also forced to pay tribute to the Assyrian
     conqueror (2 Kings 16:10-16)."
     . . .
     "The plan will be to trace the story of the children of Ephraim down through
     the captivity to the point where their history merges with that of the tribes
     which settled northern Europe and became the progenitors of the people of
     Scandinavia, Great Britain, Germany, France, etc."
     . . .
     "In the ninth year of Hoshea the king of Assuria took Samaria and carried
     Israel away into Assyria, and placed them in Halah, and in Habor by the river
     of Gozan, and in the cities of the Medes." (11 Kings 17:6.)  Sargon II
     ". . .  A rising in Ashdod, supported by Judah, Moab, Edom and Egypt was
     suppressed, and Ashdod became an Assyrian province. . . . Under his rule
     the Assyrians completed the defeat of the
Kingdom of Israel, capturing
     Samaria after a siege of three years and dispersing the inhabitants." . . .
     "During the reign of the last king of the northern kingdom, Hosea
2 Kings 10
     the
Assyrians invaded in 722/721 B.C.E. (initially under Shalmaneser V and
     finally under Sargon II) when they established complete control over the capital
     city and the remainder of the northern kingdom.  The fragment of a stela with
     an Assyrian inscription attributed to Sargon II was found on the eastern slope
     of the acropolis testifying to their presence.  In addition, according to inscriptions
     from Sargon’s palace at Khorsabad (
Dur-Sharrukin), the inhabitants of Samaria
     were deported to Assyria.  The remains of a wall relief in Room 5 of Sargon’s
     palace is thought to depict Samaria and its defeated defenders."
     . . .
     "In the beginning of my reign I besieged, I took by the help of the god Shamash,
     who gives me victory over my enemies, the city of Samaria (ir-Samirina). 27,280
     of its inhabitants I carried away . . . I took them to Assyria and put into their
     places people whom my hand had conquered." (Ragozin, p 247; Sayce: 'Ancient
     Civilizations and Their Vanished Glories.' in Book of History, p 1575, Carpenter,
     p 30.)"
     . . .
     "On the Nineveh marbles the story can be read that a people called Esak-ska
     (cf. Sakai, Saki-suna, Saxons) rebelled against the Assyrians about 670 B.C.
     or nearly fifty years after the captivity."
     . . .
     "They took this counsel among themselves, that they would leave the multitude
     of the heathen, and go forth into a further country, where never mankind dwelt,
     that there they might keep their statutes, which they never kept in their own land.
     And they entered in at the narrow passages of the Euphrates.  For the Most High
     then showed signs for them, and held still the flood till they were passed over.
     For through that country there was a great way to go, even of a year and a half.
     And the same region is called Arsareth. (11 Esdras  13:40-46.)"
     . . .
     "From this area north of the Black Sea two great general waves of migration spread
     over northern Europe.  The first was that of the Cimmerians or Kelts; the second that
     of the Scythians.  From the first group have arisen the Cimbri who attacked Rome, the
     Cymry or Welsh descended from the ancient Britons, the Bretons of Brittany in France,
     the Gaelic Scots and the Irish.  Some branches of this race settled early in Scandinavia.
     From the Scythian stock have sprung the Franks, the Gothic tribes which overthrew
     the Roman Empire and settled in Italy, Spain, and northern Africa, the Anglo-Saxons,
     the Lowland Scotch, the Swedes, Danes, Norwegians and Icelanders, the Germans,
     Flemish, Swiss and Dutch." 
Index -- Ancient History Encyclopedia
     . . .
    
1 Nephi 22: 3-4  And behold, there are many who are already lost from the knowledge
     of those who are at Jerusalem.  Yea, the more part of all the tribes have been led
     away; and they are scattered to and fro upon the isles of the sea; and whither they
     are none of us knoweth, save that we know that they have been led away.
     . . .
     "The eminent Jewish commentator and historian, Moses Maimonides --who lived
     in the 13th century--in a manuscript commentary on the Old Testament, reviews
     the blessings which Jacob pronounced upon his sons.  He speaks of a certain
     Antenor, King of the Cimmerians, who lived 443 B.C.  This Antenor he termed
     'the chief Prince of Ephraim.'  In Hebrew genealogy this would mean he was
     probably oldest son of the oldest son down from Ephraim through Elishama
     and Joshua in patriarchal order of descent."   . . .  The Children of Ephraim and
     Early Franks "It is now impossible, without more knowledge of those early days,
     to either prove or disprove the links of this ancient record.  It stands, like some
     tall pillar amid the ruins of a once glorious temple, the sole remaining evidence
     of former granduer. . . ."
     . . .
     "From Scandinavia to the Baltic and thence southward, along the valley of the
     river Dnieper in Russia down to its mouth in the Black Sea, these mounds may
     be followed, marking the path of migration of some powerful people." . . .
     "According to Du Chaillu, the ornaments and relics found in these mounds near
     the Black Sea are 'remarkably alike' and 'exactly similar' to those found in the
     mounds of Scandinavia and the Baltic. (The Viking Age, Vol 1. pp 216, 299.)"
     . . . "The Russian Archaeological Society has made extensive excavations into
     these mounds and has unearthed hundreds of epitaphs of tombs, some of them
     of great antiquity, going back to pre-Christian times.  The inscriptions are in
     the Hebrew language, and give indisputable proof of the identity of the people
     who made them." . . . "The mounds of the Black Sea region, of Scandinavia,
     and of elsewhere in Europe are the way marks and high heaps of Ephraim."
     . . .
     President Brigham Young, spoke in the Bowery, Great Salt Lake City,
     on May 31, 1863.  . . . "The sons of Ephraim are wild and uncultivated,
     unruly, ungovernable.  The spirit in them is turbulent and resolute; they
     are the Anglo-Saxon race, and they are upon the face of the whole earth,
     bearing the spirit of rule and dictation, to go forth from conquering to conquer.
     They search wide creation and scan every nook and corner of this earth to
     find out what is upon and within it.  I see a congregation of them before me
     to-day.  No hardship will discourage these men; they will penetrate the
     deepest wilds and overcome almost insurmountable difficulties to develop
     the treasures of the earth, to further their indomitable spirit for adventure."
     . . .
     Chronicles of the
Saxons, show that when they invaded England in A.D. 400,
     an appeal was "sent back to Scythia for reinforcements", to an area south-
     east of the Black Sea; an area from which Germans and Celts had migrated
     westward, to the coast of Europe.  "Archaeologists discovered in [A.D.] 2000
     that Scythians landed several miles outside St Austell in Cornwall and their
     presence had an influence on the Cornish language." . . . "from descendants
     of these tribes down to individuals living in typical nations of Europe; from
     these persons the various lines will be traced till they unite in a Puritan emigrant
     who sailed for New England, there to become a progenitor of numerous families
     among us."

G. 
1 Chronicles 7:27
     Nun his son, and Joshua his son.

H.  (Yah Saves, Yah Will Save, Yah Is Salvation)
Joshua: meaning and etymology
     Search for 'Joshua' - Smith's Bible Dictionary

     (saviour, or whose help is Jehovah)
Joshua - Smith's Bible Dictionary -

 

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