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1 Gospel Sign Language Vocabularies

2 AARONIC

3 ABORTION Use your left hands flat, palms facing down. Then your right hand, grab some imaginary pieces out of your left hand and throw it to the ground. Or same way, but left hand palms face up and use your right like you tear something out under your left and throw it to the ground.

4 ABRAHAM

5 ABUNDANT

6 ABUSE Use your left fore finger out, like you are pointing at the ceiling or an small imaginary person. Then with your right fist, beat your left finger around.

7 ACCEPT

8 ADAM or

9 ADDICTION Pull the corner of your mouth with your forefinger, like a fish get stuck with a hook,

10 ADMINISTER

11 ADMINISTRATIONS CONTROL: "administration" "manage" "reign” or “rule over“ "manipulate" Hint: Think of holding the reins of a horse and "controlling" or "managing" the horse's movements. Alternate pulling back on the reins. The hands alternate sliding forward and back.

12 ADMONISH

13 ADOPTION TAKE-UP: This sign means: - to take a class - to adopt a method or a child - to evaporate It doesn’t mean to “take from

14 ADULTERY

15 ADVENT Advent is signed in one of three ways depending on what you mean: – 1. 2nd COME – 2. ARRIVE – 3. COME (sign as in come to you “yourself”)

16 ADVERSITY There is no dominant sign for adversity. Good choices are: "PROBLEMS" "OPPOSITION" and "AGAINST" Or“against” “opposite”

17 ADVOCATE Similar to “Support” – But if it is a person, you sign “support” then “person” – If it is a verb, sign “support”

18 AGENCY Spread out your fingers and use the opposite to pick each finger.

19 ALMIGHTY

20 ALTAR

21 AMEN

22 ANGEL

23 ANCESTORS

24 ANOINT

25 ANTI-CHRIST “enemy” to “person”

26 APOSTASY

27 APOSTLE Two signs – Sign “follow” to “person” or

28 APPEAR (PRESENCE)

29 APPROACH

30 ARCHANGEL

31 AREA

32 ARISEN

33 ARTICLES OF FAITH

34 ASCENSION

35 ASSEMBLE

36 ATONEMENT

37 ATTEND Similar to “go” in sign, but do it twice.

38 AUTHORITY Similar sign to “power” but with the letter “a”

39 BAD

40 BAPTIZED/BAPTISM

41 BAPTISMAL FONT

42 BEG Flat hand palm face down and the other in clawed motion, but upside down. Almost like “want” in signs, but only one hand above the flat hand.

43 BEHOLD

44 BELIEVE

45 BELONG Same as “connect” in ASL

46 BENEDICTION

47 BESTOW

48 BETHLEHEM

49 BIBLE There’s two different signs: “Jesus book” “b” across the hand

50 BIRTH

51 BISHOP

52 BISHOPRIC “bishop” to “group”

53 BISHOP’S COURT

54 BISHOPS’ STOREHOUSE

55 BLASPHEMY

56 BLESS

57 BLOOD

58 BONDAGE

59 BOOK OF REMEMBERANCE

60 BOW DOWN

61 BRANCH

62 BRANCH PRESIDENT

63 BRASS Fingerspell B R A S S

64 BREASTPLATE

65 BRETHREN

66 BROTHER Second version of "brother" using BOY + SAME: First version of "brother" using BOY + RIGHT.

67 CALLING (INVITE/WELCOME)

68 CALLING (SUMMON)

69 CALVARY Right hand, sign “C” across left extended arm and transform the “C” into “Hills”

70 CAST OUT

71 CATHOLIC Forefinger and middle finger together, with that pretend to draw a cross on the forehead.

72 CELEBRATION Both hands out, show forefingers in crooked manner or pretend you are holding something with both hands. Then rotate both as if you were turning the party toy in circles. Left hand should be rotate counter-clockwise and right clockwise.

73 CELESTIAL KINGDOM

74 CHAPTER

75 CHARITY Sometimes signing with your hands “c” can be shown.

76 CHASTITY

77 CHOIR “music” “group”

78 CHRISTIAN “Christ” “person”

79 CHRISTMAS Hint: Think of showing the inside edge of a wreath. CHRISTMAS: Think of showing an initialized form of the sign "TREE." (No, this sign doesn't mean "Christmas Tree." To indicate a Christmas tree, sign CHRISTMAS + TREETREE OR

80 CHURCH

81 CHURCH COURTS

82 CHURCH WELFARE PROGRAM

83 COLLECTION

84 COMFORT Almost in “build” but all fingers out. As in trying to keep your hand off of surfaces of your hands back and forth.

85 COMFORTER

86 COMING Similar to the signs below, but shift focus to heaven

87 COMMAND

88 COMMANDMENTS

89 COMMUNICATION Similar to the sign below “Dialog”, but with the letter “C”

90 CONDEMN

91 CONFESS Both hands touch the chest with the flat open hand. They are then swung up and out, ending with both palms facing up in front of the body. Hint: To get something off your chest.

92 CONFIRMATION

93 CONGREGATION Same sign as “gather together”

94 CONSECRATED OIL

95 CONTRIBUTIONS

96 CONVERT/CONVERSION

97 COUNSEL

98 COVENANT (AGREE)

99 COVET Same sign as “desire” or “wish”

100 CREATE / CREATION Similar to “make” in ASL.

101 CREATOR

102 CROSS

103 CROWN

104 CRUCIFIED

105 DAMNATION

106 DEACON

107 DEATH or DEAD

108 DEBT

109 DELIVERANCE Same as “save” but in letter “d”. Almost like “divorce”, but more open.

110 DENIAL/DENY

111 DESIRE Same as “wish” or “hungry”

112 DEVIL

113 DISCIPLE

114 DISPENSATIONS

115 DIVINE

116 DOCTRINE

117 DOCTRINE & COVENANTS

118 DOUBT The right "v" hand faces the nose. The index and middle fingers bend as a cynical expression is assumed. The downturned "s" hands swing alternately up and down.

119 EARN (DESERVE) Start with the hand in air while your other flat hand stays, then do the same sign as the images below.

120 EARTH

121 EASTER

122 EGYPT With the right palm forward, using a "x" hand, place it on the forehead. Like the crown the pharaoh wore with the little snake on its forehead.

123 ELDER

124 ELECT

125 ELOHIM

126 EMMANUEL Move the flat right hand in a backward- downward arc toward self with the palm facing left. Both "a" hands come together in front of the body with palms touching. The right index finger touches the right shoulder then moves in a semi circle and touches the left shoulder. Hint: the signs for God, With and Us.

127 ENDOWMENT

128 ENDURE Same as “continue”

129 ENEMY Sign in as “opposite” and then “person”

130 ETERNITY

131 EPISCOPAL Hold the left arm in front of the chest with the palm down and the hand closed. Touch the underside of the left forearm with the right index finger at the wrist; then dip the right index hand before touching the left elbow. Hint: Suggests the enlarged sleeve of a priests robe.

132 EPISTLE Same sign as “letter” in ASL.

133 ETERNAL Use forefinger and start from right scalp extend out and swirl forward.

134 EVE

135 EVIL

136 EXCOMMUNICATE

137 EXALT / EXALTATION Both bent hands with fingertips facing each other are raised from forehead height to above the head.

138 EXAMPLE

139 EXODUS Two different signs I found on and ry/asl_exodus.php ry/asl_exodus.php – The right index finger starts between the fingers of the left flat hand with palm facing down. It then moves out from the fingers in a sharp motion. – Sign “Egypt” and then “leave” (in a higher motion to heaven).

140 FAITH / FAITHFUL Two different signs: OR

141 FALSE

142 FAMILY

143 FAMINE

144 FASTING The right "f" fingers move across the lips from left to right.

145 FATHER (God himself) Same sign as “father” but with both hands together. Hands on top of one another.

146 FEAR Sources from the web as well, various signs. This one is common one: The other signs, “fear God” are pretending to shield to heaven, as if you try to block you face.

147 FEAST The right and left hand alternately move toward the mouth. – Similar to this photos, but in a humble way. (It’s the actual sign for food, in a dramatic expressions)

148 FELLOWSHIP Both "a" hands with thumbs out circle around each other. OR do the same way as above, but wiggle all of your fingers around each other in circle motion. Your fingers are like little people going around each other.

149 FIRMAMENT

150 FIRST PRESIDENCY

151 FLESH (BODY) Use both hands flat your palms facing you and start from top below shoulder and move hands out down to your tummy.

152 FLESH (MEAT) Similar sign for “meat”, then shake your sign.

153 FLOOD

154 FOOD

155 FORBID With a sharp movement, hit the left open hand, palm facing right with the right “L" hand two times.

156 FORGIVE

157 FORNICATION

158 FORSAKE Wipe the palm side of the right open hand across the forehead from left to right then throw both hands to the right. Hint: It is like forgetting something and throwing it aside.

159 FREE AGENCY

160 FREEWILL (THINK-SELF) Sign “free” and then “willing” but with one hand.

161 FULFILL

162 FUNERAL

163 GARMENTS

164 GENEALOGY

165 GENERAL AUTHORITY

166 GENERAL CONFERENCE

167 GENERATION (PAST)

168 GENERATION (FUTURE)

169 GENTILE(S) This concept refers to someone who is not a member of one's own religion. Typically in the new testament it has been used to refer to "non-Jewish" people. Hindus and Mormons also use this concept to some extent to refer to people not of their faith

170 GET (OBTAIN)

171 GHOST

172 GIFT OF THE HOLY GHOST

173 GIVE

174 GLORY / GLORIFY / GLORIOUS

175 GOD

176 GODHEAD

177 GOLD PLATES

178 GOOD (WELL)

179 GOSPEL

180 GOSSIP

181 GOVERNMENT There’s two different signs:

182 GRACE

183 GRATITUDE

184 GRIEF Use both hands in fist and pretend to tear over your heart like a paper in half.

185 GUILT (CONSCIENCE) / GUILTY Use your right arm and sign “g” over your left chest, just over your heart.

186 HALLELUJAH

187 HAPPINESS

188 HEART OR Outline the shape of a heart on the chest with both index or middle fingers.

189 HEAL

190 HEAVEN

191 HEBREW Place the right open fingers and thumb on the chin with the palm facing self. Draw the hand down below the chin and form an "and" hand. Hint: Symbolizes the beards worn by Jewish men.

192 HELL

193 HELP

194 HELPMEET

195 HERITAGE

196 HIGH COUNCIL

197 HIGH PRIEST

198 HOLY Make a right "h" hand; then move the right flat palm across the left flat palm from heel, to fingertips. OR

199 HOLY GHOST

200 HOLY SANCTUARY

201 HOME TEACHER

202 HONESTY Use your left flat hand palm facing back. Then the right hand sign with an “h”. Move the “h” from bottom to up of your left hand.

203 HONOR OR

204 HOPE OR

205 HOSANNA / PRAISE

206 HUMBLE

207 HUNGRY (WILL)

208 HYMN

209 HYPOCRITE

210 IDOL

211 IMAGE / FIGURE / STATUE

212 IMMERSION This image below is signed as “water” and “under”

213 IMMORTALITY

214 IN

215 INACTIVE This image below is signed as “not” and “active”

216 INNOCENT Use both fore and middle fingers together both hands at lips and extend out.

217 INSPIRE / INSPIRATION

218 INTERPRET

219 INSTITUTE OF RELIGION

220 INSTRUCTIONS

221 INTELLIGENCE Note without the “hand wiggle” the sign means “smart”

222 INTERPRET / INTERPRETATION

223 INVOCATION This image below is signed as “open” and “prayer”

224 IRON ROD Note “Iron” is also the same sign as “metal”

225 ISAIAH Move the right "I" hand palm facing left, from in front of the chest forward in an arc under the down turned left open hand, held in front of the chest. Both open flat hands with palms facing each other move from shoulders to hips. Hint: Same sign as for Prophet but with the "I" initialization.

226 ISRAEL

227 JEHOVAH

228 JERUSALEM The image below is signed as “J” and “city”

229 JESUS CHRIST

230 JEW or JEWISH

231 JOIN (BELONG) OR

232 JUDAISM Sign “jewish” and then “Belief” or “Believe”

233 JUDGE / JUSTICE / JUDGEMENT

234 KEYS

235 KILL Left flat hands palm facing down sideways and use right hand with forefinger pointed, slit across the left palm.

236 KINDNESS

237 KING

238 KINGDOM (HEAVENLY)

239 KINGDOM (EARTHLY)

240 KNEEL Sign “stand” and then bend your joint of fore and middle finger down of your left palm. Like a person kneeling down on his knees.

241 LANGUAGE (TONGUE) Sign both hands with “L”s and start together in front of you and scribble across hands going away from each other.

242 LAMANITE

243 LATTER DAY SAINT

244 LAW

245 LECTURE (GIVE LESSON)

246 LIE

247 LIFE

248 LIGHT

249 LIGHT-MINDEDNESS

250 LIGHT OF CHRIST

251 LIVE

252 LORD

253 LOVE

254 MAGNIFY

255 MANIFEST

256 MANAGE (RULE)

257 MANNA Both index fingers alternately flick down in front of face. The fingertips of the left hand are drawn down over the back of the right hand several times. sign feast, sky, sprinkle around top to down, jewish and then open mouth to feast.

258 MARRIAGE

259 MARTYR

260 MARY Similar to “virgin” as the image below, but with the letter “M”.

261 MEETING

262 MELCHIZEDEK This image below is signed as “Melchizedek” and “Priesthood”

263 MEMBER

264 MERCY

265 MESSAGE

266 MESSIAH

267 MILLENNIUM

268 MIRACLE

269 MISSION

270 MISSIONARY

271 MOCK

272 MODESTY This image below shows “proper” and then “clothing”

273 MORAL

274 MORMON

275 MORTALITY The image below is signed as “Earth” and “Life”

276 MOSES The right thumb and index finger begin on the right forehead and moves out and away ending with the thumb and index finger touching.

277 MOURN

278 MULTITUDE

279 MURMUR Note that this sign is the same as “complain”

280 MUSIC (HYMN)

281 NAZARETH

282 NEPHITE

283 NEW TESTAMENT OR

284 NONMEMBER The image below shows “not” and “member”

285 OATH

286 OBEY / OBEDIENCE "Obey" Obey God

287 OBLIGATION

288 OFFERING SUGGEST / OFFER / RECOMMEND: The palm-up flat hands move in an arc forward and up and then down a bit. Think of "laying an offer on the table point to God”

289 OLD TESTAMENT

290 ONLY BEGOTTEN SON The image below signed as “Only” “Birth” and “Son”

291 OPPRESSION

292 ORDAIN

293 ORDINANCES

294 ORGANIZATION

295 PARABLE

296 PARADISE Sign for “place”. Use both of your hands with the letter “P” and then start from front of you touching the middle finger together. Move out in a circular motion to back the same finger. Close enough to almost touch your chest. Signs would be “Beautiful” and “Place”

297 PARDON

298 PARTAKE

299 PARTICIPATE

300 PATIENT (ENDURE) Put your thumbnail on your chin and drag it downward about 2 inches.

301 PATRIARCH

302 PAUL Fingerspell his name.

303 PEACE Both flat hands starting on the top touching your chin. As you move down, they sign as “become” and then to “calm”. Rotate back and forth from chin down until you “touch table” your hands flat.

304 PEARL OF GREAT PRICE

305 PEDIGREE

306 PERSECUTE

307 PETER Fingerspell his name P E T E R If conversations starts with “Peter, James and John” Sign with letters “P”, “J” and “J” Common signs in the temple.

308 PHYSICAL Similar to “Live” but with the letter “P”

309 PLAN

310 POEM

311 PONDER

312 PORNOGRAPHY Sign as “Dirty” and “Picture”

313 PREACH

314 PRE-EARTH The image below shows “Before” and “Earth”

315 PREMORTAL EXISTENCE The image below shows “Before” “Earth” and “Life”

316 PREPARE Similar to “Plan”, but this one is not slide across, it’s up and down.

317 PRESIDE This image is similar to “Lead”

318 PRIDE / PROUND

319 PRIEST

320 PRIESTHOOD

321 PRIESTHOOD EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

322 PRIMARY

323 PRINCIPLE(S)

324 PRISON :

325 PROCRASTINATE Note that this sign is also “Delay”

326 PROMISE

327 PROOF Use both flat hands. Slap your right hand with its palm facing down against the left flat hand. Similar sign to “Facts”

328 PROPHECY

329 PROPHET

330 PUNISH

331 PURE Same as “Clean” but starts on top of left hand down and then back again.

332 QUORUM

333 RAIMENT

334 REBEL (DISOBEY)

335 RECOMMEND (TEMPLE)

336 RECOMMEND (SUGGEST)

337 REDEEM

338 REDEEMER

339 REFUSE

340 REJECT

341 RELIEF SOCIETY Fingerspell “R” and “S”

342 RELIGION

343 REMEMBER

344 REMISSION It is similar to “Abortion”

345 REPENT OR The image on the left is “change” but sign with the letter “R”

346 REPLENISH

347 RESEARCH

348 RESIST

349 RESPECT Similar to the image “Honor” below, but with the letter “R”

350 RESPONSIBLE (OBLIGATION)

351 RESURRECTION

352 RESTORATION

353 REVELATION

354 REVERENT / REVERENCE

355 RIGHTEOUS Do this sign twice

356 ROME Pretend you have a helmet they wore at their time. Use your right hand with the letter “R” and slide across your nose from up to down.

357 SABBATH / SUNDAY

358 SACRAMENT

359 SACRED

360 SACRED GROVE The image below is shown as “Sacred” and “Forest/Grove”

361 SACRIFICE Use fist on both hands. Slide from your bosom and out. Like you are “giving-up” by flipping up your hands almost. OR

362 SAD

363 SAINT

364 SALVATION

365 SANCTIFY The image below shown as “Make” and “Clean”

366 SATAN Image this Satan has horns on his head. Go to that head and use Three fingers: Thumb, Forefinger and Middlefinger. Crook up your fingers up and down outside of the head.

367 SAVIOR This image below is shown as “Save” and “Person”

368 SCHOOL

369 SCRIPTURES

370 SEALING

371 SECOND Sign “Two” and switch

372 SEMINARY

373 SERPENT

374 SERVANT This image below is shown as “Serve” and “Person”

375 SERVE / SERVICE

376 SEVENTY

377 SHED (BLOOD)

378 SHEEP

379 SHEPHERD These images are shown as “Sheep” and “Person”

380 SHOW (REVEAL) / SIGNS

381 SIMILITUDE

382 SIN

383 SISTER

384 SON

385 SON OF PERDITION

386 SONG

387 SORRY

388 SOUL

389 SPEAK / TALK

390 SPIRIT

391 SPIRIT PRISON

392 STAKE

393 STAR

394 STEWARDSHIP

395 SUBDUE

396 SUBMIT

397 SUFFER

398 SUGGEST (OFFER)

399 SUPREME

400 SWEARING

401 SYMBOL

402 TEACH

403 TELESTIAL

404 TEMPLE

405 TEMPTATION

406 TERRESTRIAL

407 TESTIFY / TESTIMONY

408 THANKFULNESS

409 THANKS

410 THEE (THOU)

411 THY

412 TITHING

413 TONGUES

414 TRANSGRESSION

415 TRANSLATE

416 TRIALS

417 TRUST

418 TRUTH

419 UNITY

420 UNIVERSE

421 VERILY

422 VERSE

423 VIRGIN

424 VISION

425 VISITING

426 WAR

427 WARD

428 WILL (WANT)

429 WISDOM

430 WISE

431 WISH

432 WITNESS

433 WONDERFUL

434 WORD

435 WORLD

436 WORSHIP

437 WORTHY

438 WRONG

439 ZION


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