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An unusual phrase appears in the Book of Mormon: “he suffered an ignominious death” (Alma 1:15).

The word “ignominious” is not Biblical.

An initial 3-word match of “an ignominious death” is found in Adam Clarke’s Bible Commentary 1:41; this seemed the most obvious origin.

However, a deeper dive finds the 5-word string in the 1768 volume of The World Displayed; or, a curious collection of Voyages and Travels 3:76.