Olaha Shinehah

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Type Region
Usage Mormon
Other Forms FormsOlah Shineha, Olea Shinehah, Obashinehah

Meaning & History

The name of a plain mentioned in the Doctrine and Covenants, a work of Mormon scripture. In the 1800's, the same section in which it was mentioned was copied into a few journals, though the spellings differed. In one account, it was Olea Shinehah; olea meaning "moon", and shinehah meaning "sun", according to a language talked about in Mormon teachings, which was spoken by Adam until the Tower of Babel.
Added 5/22/2020 by Qian Ning
Edited 4/28/2021 by Qian Ning