People to Know

Book of Mormon Stories, (1997), 163–64


Aarona son of King Mosiah and a missionary to the Lamanites 
Abinadia prophet sent to teach King Noah, who had Abinadi burned to death 
Adamthe first man on earth 
Almaa priest of King Noah who believed Abinadi’s teachings and later became the leader of the Church 
Alma the YoungerAlma’s son who rebelled and tried to destroy the Church but had a change of heart and began teaching the gospel. He became the leader of the Church and the first chief judge. 
Amalickiaha wicked man who wanted to be king of the Nephites but would have taken away the people’s freedom. When he did not become king, he left to join the Lamanites. 
Amlicia wicked man who wanted to be king of the Nephites. When he did not become king, he and his followers left, attacked the Nephites, and then joined the Lamanites. 
Amlicitesfollowers of Amlici. They put a red mark on their foreheads and joined the Lamanites. 
Ammarona righteous man who gave Mormon the records so they would be safe 
Ammon1the leader of a group of Nephites from Zarahemla who went to the land of Nephi and helped Nephites there escape 
Ammon2one of Mosiah’s sons who protected King Lamoni’s flocks from robbers. He taught and converted many Lamanites during his mission. 
Ammon, people ofLamanites converted by the sons of Mosiah. The people buried their weapons and covenanted never to fight again. 
Amuleka missionary companion of Alma the Younger. They were put in prison but used the power of God to make the prison walls fall. 
Amulona wicked priest of King Noah who was made ruler over Alma’s people. He made them work very hard and threatened to kill anyone caught praying. 
Anti-Nephi-Lehies(see Ammon, people of) 
Benjamin, Kinga righteous king who stood on a tower to teach his people about Jesus Christ 
brother of Jareda prophet who asked Jesus to touch 16 stones so they would give light in the barges that the Jaredites used to travel to the promised land 
Coriantona son of Alma the Younger who was not a faithful and righteous missionary 
Coriantumra wicked king who was the last Jaredite alive 
Enosa son of Jacob who prayed all day and into the night. He prayed for the Nephites and the Lamanites. 
Ethera prophet who warned the Jaredites to repent and wrote about their destruction 
Evethe first woman on earth 
freemenNephites who wanted the freedom to live and worship as they chose. They were ruled by judges, not by a king. 
Gideona righteous Nephite who defended the Church when Nehor began teaching the people lies. Nehor killed him. 
Hagotha Nephite ship builder who took many Nephites to a land in the north 
Helamanthe oldest son of Alma the Younger. He was given the plates and told to write the history of his people. He was also the leader of the 2,000 young warriors. 
Himnia son of King Mosiah and a missionary to the Lamanites 
Ishmaela man from Jerusalem who traveled to the promised land with Lehi’s family. His daughters married Lehi’s sons. 
JacobLehi and Sariah’s son. He confronted Sherem, who said Christ does not exist. 
Jareditesfollowers of Jared and his brother who left Babel and traveled to the promised land in barges 
Josepha righteous son of Lehi and Sariah who was born in the wilderness 
Joseph Smith Jr.a latter-day prophet who translated the Book of Mormon from the gold plates 
king-menNephites who wanted to be ruled by a king, not by judges. When they could not have a king, they joined the Lamanites and attacked the Nephites. 
Korihora wicked man who wanted a sign to prove God lives. God gave Korihor a sign by taking away his voice. 
Labana wicked man in Jerusalem who would not give the brass plates to Lehi’s sons 
Lamanthe oldest son of Lehi and Sariah. He was wicked and rebelled against God. 
Laman, Kinga wicked Lamanite king who gave Zeniff and his Nephite followers two cities but then attacked them 
Lamanitesdescendants or followers of Laman and Lemuel or people who rejected the gospel 
Lamoni, Kinga Lamanite king who was taught the gospel and believed. Ammon2 protected the king’s flocks from robbers. 
Lamoni, father of Kinga Lamanite king who was taught the gospel and believed. He said he would give away all his sins to know God. 
Lehi1a prophet who warned that Jerusalem would be destroyed. He listened when God told him to take his family into the wilderness. 
Lehi2the son of Helaman. He and his brother, Nephi, were thrown into prison and encircled by fire. 
Lemuela wicked son of Lehi and Sariah 
Limhi, Kinga good son of wicked King Noah. He and his people were slaves of the Lamanites but escaped. 
Marythe mother of Jesus 
Mormona leader of the Nephite armies and one of the last Nephite prophets. He compiled the Book of Mormon. 
MoroniMormon’s son and the last Nephite prophet. He buried the gold plates and later appeared to Joseph Smith as an angel. 
Moroni, Captaina righteous leader of the Nephite army. He made the title of liberty and told his army to fight for their freedom. 
Mosiah, Kingthe last Nephite king. He had four sons. 
Nehora wicked man who argued boldly against God’s Church. He killed Gideon and was put to death. 
Nephi1a righteous son of Lehi and Sariah. He got the brass plates from Laban and built the ship that took his family to the promised land. 
Nephi2the son of Helaman. He and his brother, Lehi, were thrown into prison and encircled by fire. Nephi caused a famine to teach the people to repent. 
Nephi3a righteous man chosen by Jesus Christ to be a disciple and leader of the Church 
Nephitesfollowers of Nephi or people who accepted the gospel 
Noah, Kinga wicked Nephite king who loved riches and taught his people to be wicked. His own people burned him to death. 
Omnera son of King Mosiah and a missionary to the Lamanites 
Pahorana chief judge of the Nephites who helped Captain Moroni defeat the wicked Nephites 
Sama righteous son of Lehi and Sariah 
Samuel the Lamanitea prophet who prophesied to the Nephites about the signs of Jesus Christ’s birth and death 
SariahLehi’s1 wife 
Seantumthe brother and murderer of Seezoram 
Seezorama chief judge who was murdered by his brother 
Sherema wicked Nephite who wanted a sign before he would believe in Jesus Christ 
Shiza wicked Jaredite who led an army against Coriantumr and was one of the last Jaredites alive 
sons of MosiahKing Mosiah’s sons: Aaron, Ammon,2 Himni, and Omner, who were valiant missionaries to the Lamanites 
two thousand young warriorsan army of young Ammonite men led by Helaman. They fought so that their parents, who had covenanted not to fight, did not have to. 
Zeezroma lawyer who offered Amulek money to say God does not exist. Alma the Younger taught him the gospel, and he repented. 
Zeniffa righteous leader who took a group of Nephites from Zarahemla to the land of Nephi, where they became slaves of wicked King Laman 
Zerahemnaha Lamanite leader who fought the Nephites and wanted them to be his slaves. He was scalped in a battle against Captain Moroni’s army. 
Zorama servant of Laban who traveled with Lehi’s family to the promised land 
Zoramiteswicked people who once belonged to God’s church. They prayed inside synagogues on a stand called a Rameumptom.