Moronihah, City of

Moronihah, a wicked Nephite city, destroyed by having the earth “carried up upon” it, turning it into a mountain.

is buried under earth, 3 Ne. 8:10, 25 (9:5)

10 And the earth was carried up upon the city of Moronihah, that in the place of the city there became a great mountain. (3 Nephi 8)

25 And in another place they were heard to cry and mourn, saying: O that we had repented before this great and terrible day, and had not killed and stoned the prophets, and cast them out; then would our mothers and our fair daughters, and our children have been spared, and not have been buried up in that great city Moronihah. And thus were the howlings of the people great and terrible. (3 Nephi 8)

5 And behold, that great city Moronihah have I covered with earth, and the inhabitants thereof, to hide their iniquities and their abominations from before my face, that the blood of the prophets and the saints shall not come any more unto me against them. (3 Nephi 9)

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