A Dictionary of the Book of Mormon/Gazelem

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GAZELEM. The name given to a servant of God, (Alma, 37:23). The word Gazelem appears to have its roots in Gaz — a stone, and Aleim, a name of God as a revelator or interposer in the affairs of men. If this suggestion be correct, its roots admirably agree with its apparent meaning — a seer. The text reads: And the Lord said, I will prepare unto my servant Gazelem, a stone, which shall shine forth in darkness unto light, that I may discover unto my people who serve me, that I may discover unto them the works of their brethren: yea, their secret works, their works of darkness, and their wickedness and abominations.