Mahah

Son of Jared, refused to be king

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Mahah

Mahah was the son of Jared, the founder of the Jaredite nation. He declined the invitation of the people to become their king. In doing so, he was heeding the prophetic warning of the brother of Jared against a monarchy: “Surely this thing leadeth into captivity”.

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

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