Source:Nibley:Lehi in the Desert:Ch2:Pa-her-an (OW), ambassador of Egypt in Palestine

Hugh Nibley: "Pa-her-an (OW), ambassador of Egypt in Palestine"

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Hugh Nibley: "Pa-her-an (OW), ambassador of Egypt in Palestine"

Hugh Nibley:

Pahoran (BM), a) great chief judge, b) son of the same. Pa-her-an (OW), ambassador of Egypt in Palestine, where his name has the "reformed" reading Pahura; in Egyptian as Pa-her-y it means "the Syrian" or Asiatic."[1]

Notes

  1. ↑ Hugh W. Nibley, Lehi in the Desert, the World of the Jaredites, There Were Jaredites, edited by John W. Welch with Darrell L. Matthew and Stephen R. Callister, (Salt Lake City, Utah: Deseret Book Company; Provo, Utah: Foundation for Ancient Research and Mormon Studies, 1988), Chapter 2.