A Glossary/Index with Annotations and Etymology

For Urantia Book Terminology

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Nabodad (nab' oh dad). One of the Salem teachers and missionaries. The leader of the Salem missionary school at Kish, whose ill-advised efforts at social reform led to the defeat of the Melchizedek teachings in Mesopotamia. 95:1.6

Nabon (nay' bahn). A Greek Jew and a leader of the Mithraic mystery cult in Rome who had many conferences with Jesus, during the latter's Mediterranean tour. He was most lastingly impressed with a discussion of truth and faith. 132:3.1

Nambia (nam' bee ah). The first-born Life Carrier in Nebadon, who serves with Gabriel and the Father Melchizedek as director of this order of local universe sonshipage. 36:1.2

Nebadon (neb' ah dahn). The name of our local universe, which is governed by our Creator Son, Michael, together with his Creative Mother Spirit consort. Salvington is the headquarters sphere. 0:0.5

Etymology: By Chris Halvorson: "the first (a) nebular (neb-) upland (don) (The local universe level is the local upland relative to the lowlands where mortals begin their ascension careers in the Milky Way spiral nebula.)." "don < O.E., dun = n., down = upland"

Nod (nahd). One of the 100 corporeal members of Caligastia's staff see Ang). Nod headed the commission on industry and trade, and became leader of those 60 staff members who joined the rebellion. 66:5.11

Nodites (nahd' ites). Descendants of the rebel members of Caligastia's corporeal staff who derived their name from their leader, Nod. 73:1.1

Nog (like bog). A false god of those remnants of the lowest Sangik races occupying Dalamatia at the time of the flood which engulfed the city 162 years after the planetary rebellion. 67:5.5

Norlatiadek (nor lash' ee ah dek). The constellation to which Urantia belongs. Constellations represent the 100 primary divisions of local universes and link the systems to local universe administration. 43:0.1

Etymology: By Chris Halvorson: "the northern (nor) law (la) place (-tia) with Melchize(dek) identification, referring to the legislative activities at the constellation level and the presence of the special Melchizedek schools in this constellation, and implying that this constellation is in the northern regions of the local universe of Nebadon."

O

Omniaphim (ahm' nee ah fim). The fourth class of ministering spirits of the grand universe, created by the Infinite Spirit in concert with the Seven Supreme Executives, and who serve as the exclusive servants and messengers of the Supreme Executives. 26:1.1

Onagar (ahn' ah gar). The great leader of the Andonic tribes who taught worship of the "Breath Giver to men and animals" approximately ten thousand years after Andon and Fonta. Onagar currently serves on the Urantia Advisory Council as one of the four and twenty counselors. 63:5.1

Onamonalonton (ahn' a mahn a lahn' tahn). The leader and spiritual deliverer of the red race who taught about the "Great Spirit" 65,000 years ago in the redwood forests of California. 64:6.7

Orlandof (or' lan doff). A teacher of the blue race who, 500 years after the downfall of Caligastia, led his tribes back to the worship of the "Supreme Chief." Orlandof currently serves on the Urantia Advisory Council as one of the four and twenty counselors. 64:6.23

Orvonon (or' voh nahn). The great leader and teacher of the indigo race who taught worship of the "God of Gods" and who currently serves on the Urantia Advisory Council four and twenty counselors. 64:6.26

Orvonton (or vahn' tahn). The seventh of the seven superuniverses which, in conjunction with the Paradise/Havona system, comprise the grand universe of time and space. Orvonton is divided into 10 major sectors, each of which is divided into 100 minor sectors. Each minor sector contains 1,000 local universes, each of which is comprised of 100 constellations. Each constellation is comprised of 100 local systems, each of which is comprised of a potential of 1,000 inhabited worlds. Urantia is the 606th of the 619 currently inhabited worlds in the system of Satania. 15:2.12

Etymology: By Chris Halvorson: "the out-dwelling town (The superuniverse domain is the dwelling place for ascending mortals that is outside of the local universe domain, and the seventh Paradise satellite of the Infinite Spirit is the hometown for "the reunions of the struggles and triumphs of the ascendant career" [17:1.9].)." "ton < O.E., tun = town" "or- = O.E., out" "von < M.E., wone = dwelling, dwelling place, domain"

P

Palonia (pa lohn' ee ah). The system in which Michael made his second bestowal, as a primary Lanonandek Son serving as System Sovereign. 119:2.5

Panoptia (pah nahp' shah). The only world among the 38 rebellion-touched planets in the Satania system whose peoples refused to join their Planetary Prince in allying with the Lucifer rebels (see Ellanora). 53:7.1

Etymology: By Chris Halvorson: "the all (pan-) - seeing (op-) place (-tia) (Literally, the Panoptians are "those who see the big picture". They saw beyond the sophistries of the Lucifer rebellion. The name of their leader during those times, Ellanora, literally means "the light", shining in the darkness of the rebellion.)."

Porogia (poh roh' gee ah). A neighboring local system in the constellation of Norlatiadek. 41:2.1

Porshunta (pore shun' tah). The leader and master mind of the orange race who ministered from their headquarters at Armageddon approximately 300,000 years ago. Porshunta serves today on the Urantia Advisory Council as one of the four and twenty counselors. 64:6.12

Portalon (port a' lahn). A local universe neighbor of Nebadon. 32:2.12

 

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