The Place Called Nahom

Title

The Place Called Nahom

Magazine

Ensign

Publication Type

Magazine Article

Year of Publication

1978

Authors

Number of Pages

73

Date Published

August 1978

Volume

8

Issue Number

8

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Bibliographic Citation

Christensen, Ross T. "The Place Called Nahom", Ensign, Vol. 8. no. 8 1978.

Abstract

A spot in Yemen on a 1763 map is called “Nehhm.” It qualifies as the place “Nahom” mentioned by Nephi as Ishmael’s burial place, alternative to the locus proposed by the Hiltons. Semiticists, and ultimately archaeologists, should examine this possibility carefully.

Nahom
Arabia

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