“Let Them Be of Whatever Name They Would”

W. Cleon Skousen

So the people were anxious to retain the remembrance of his name. They therefore resolved to call their rulers after the name of Nephi, just as the Egyptians had called all of their rulers Pharaoh, after the first ruler of Egypt, he being the oldest son of Egyptus who discovered that land.

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