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Egyptian Alphabet, Oliver Cowdery Scribe, circa July–circa December 1835

Egyptian Alphabet, Oliver Cowdery Scribe, circa July–circa December 1835

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HaAhThe first Being who exercises Supreme power
HPha-eThe first man, or one who has kingly power, or king
HPhaA more universal reign, having greater dominion or power
H HPha-ho-e-oopRoyal family, royal blood, or pharaoh, or supreme power power, or king
HHo-oop-hahCrown of a princess, or queen, or signifies queen.
HZiVirgin, unmarried, virtuous, or the principle of virtue.
HKah-tou=munThe name of a royal famil— The female line
HZi-oop=hahAn unmarried woman and a virgin princess
HHo=e-oopA young unmarried man, a prince.
HZip-ziA women married or unmarried,.— daughter
HHo=e=oop-hahCrown of a prince, or King.
HOan, or ah-e, or Oh-e.The earth
HToan, Tah-e-Ta-e, or Tus.or water.
HIotaThe eye, or to see, or sight, sometimes me, myself.
HIota-Tou-es-Zip-zi.The land of Egypt first discovered under water by a woman.
HSu-e-eh=niWhat other person is that? Who.
HHo-e-oop-hah-pha-e.Reign, government, power, kingdom, or dominion.
HZuh=zool-oan.The beginning, first, before, or pointing to
HZub=zool=eh.In the beginning of the earth, or creation.
HZub- ehTo be in, or be within— as light in the earth.
HZubFirst creation of any thing, first institution.
HZub-zoolFrom the first to any stated period after—
H ZoolFrom a fixed period of time back to the beginning or creation
The second part of the first degree.
HAh-me-osGod, without beginning or end
HAlephIn the beginning with God, the Savior.
HAlbethAngels or disemboded spirits, or saints or men after they are raised from the dead
HAlkabethAngels in an unalterable state— Sanctified
HAlchebethMinisters of God, high priests, Kings.
H AlchibethMinisters of God, less, or under the high priests
H AlkobethMinisters not ordained of God, sinful
H AlkubethMinisters who are less sinful for want of power
HBaethThe name of all mankind, man, or men.
HBaeth-kaAdam, or the first man, or first king
HBaeth-keeThe next from Adam, one ordained under him.
HBaeth-kiThe third ordaind King under Adam. third patriarck
HBaeth-kaThe forth from Adam
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HaAhThe first Being who exercises Supreme powe[r]
Hpp phPha-eThe first man, or one who has kingly power, or [king?]
HPhaA more universal reign, having greater d[o]minion or po[wer]
H HPha-ho-e-oopRoyal family, royal blood, or pharaoh, or supreme power power, or king
HHo-oop-hahCrown of a pri[n]cess, or queen, or signifies queen.
HZiVirgin, unmarried, virtuous, or the principle of virtue.
HKah-tou=munThe name of the a royal famil— The female line
HZi-oop=hahAn unmarried woman and a virgin princess
HHo=e-oopA young unmarried man, a prince.
HZip-ziA women married or unmarried,.— daughter
HHo=e=oop-hahCrown of a prince, or King.
HOan, or ah-e, or Oh-e.The earth
HToan, Tah-e-Taee Tah-e-Ta-e, or Tus.or water.
HIotaThe eye, or to see, or sight, sometimes me, myself.
HIota-Tou-es-Zip-zi.The land of Egypt first discovered under water by a woman.
HSu-e-eh=niWhat other person is that? Who.
HHo-e-oop-hah-pha-e.Reign, government, power, kingdom, or dominion.
HZuh=zool-oan.The beginning, first, before, or pointing to
HZub=zool=eh.In the beginning of the earth, or creation.
HZub-z◊◊l <eh>To be in, or be within— as light in the earth.
HZubFirst creation of any thing, first institution.
HZub-zoolFrom the first to any stated period after—
HZoal ZoolFrom a fixed period of time back to the beginning or creation
The second part of the first degree.
HAh-me-osGod, without beginning or end
HAlephIn the beginning with God, the Savior.
HAlbethAngels or disemboded spirits, or saints  or men after they are raised  from the de[a]d
HAlkabethAngels in an unalterable state— Sanctified
HAlchebethMinisters of God, high priests, Kings.
HAlchebeth AlchibethMinisters of God, less, or under the high priests
HAlkabeth AlkobethMinisters not ordained of God, sinful
HAlkibeth AlkubethMinisters who are less sinful for want of power
HBaethThe name of all mankind, man, or men.
HBaeth-kaAdam, or the first man, or first king
HBaeth-keeThe next from Adam, one ordained under him.
HBaeth-kiThe lineage <third ordaind> King under Adam. third patriarck
HBaeth-kaThe forth from Adam
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Note: When an Egyptian hieratic character appears on the manuscript, it is represented by a stylized “H” in the transcript. The transcript of “Egyptian Alphabet” presented here is used with permission of Brian M. Hauglid, associate professor of ancient scripture, Brigham Young University. Hauglid is preparing a collection of JS Egyptian materials, including this document, for print publication.

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