Jacom

Son of Jared, refused to be king

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Jacom

Jacom was the son of Jared, the founder of the Jaredite nation. He declined the invitation of the people to become their king , and in doing so, he heeded the prophetic warning of the brother of Jared that “surely this thing [a monarchy] leadeth into captivity”.

(Source: Ed J. Pinegar, Richard J. Allen, Book of Mormon Who’s Who)

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