According to the Book of Mormon, Ether is a Jaredite prophet, one of the last surviving Jaredites, and primary author of the Book of Ether.




Ether's grandfather Moroni, had been king of the Jaredites. Moroni was overthrown and "dwelt in captivity all the remainder of his days"[1]. Ether's father, Coriantor, was born while his father was captive and Coriantor "dwelt in captivity all his days"[2]. Ether "was a prophet of the Lord"[3] and "lived in the days of Coriantumr; and Coriantumr was king over all the land"[4].


  1. Ether 11:18
  2. Ether 11:23
  3. Ether 12:2
  4. Ether 12:1

Ether 1:6-7, grandfather of Ether not named Moroni, but Moron.

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