33-45]. A Bible! He notes that there are 5,366 copies of the original New Testament texts that have survived over time. ", Here the singular "thou" appears to be an example of enallage, driving home the foolishness of the idea to anyone who would entertain it. It also explains why the sound of some spiritual writing is considered beautiful beyond expression to one people but uninspiring to some others. Just as the Bible is a collection of many books, and the Book of Mormon is a collection also, likewise the records of the ten lost tribes will probably be a collection of various books. One historian studied seventy-five hundred "eternal" treaties that were signed between 1500 B.C. This is a double inverted parallel: 4' the Nephites and the Jews. Their record will contain the story of Christ's visit to them after his ascension and visit to the Nephites, But now I go unto the Father, and also to show myself unto the lost tribes of Israel, for they are not lost unto the father, for he knoweth wither he hath taken them (3 Ne 17:4). The Bible does not claim to be the constitution of the church, it does not claim to be infallible, nor does it claim to be the answer in all things. What if it was originally composed in Hebrew, but when properly translated into English, Russian, Chinese or another language, it retained its essence and beauty? [Allen H. Richardson, David E. Richardson and Anthony E. Bentley, 1000 Evidences for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints: Part Two-A Voice from the Dust: 500 Evidences in Support of the Book of Mormon, , p. 91] [See the commentary on 1 Nephi 13:26]. . In their northward journeyings they were led by prophets and inspired leaders. I Nephi - Moroni. It read first, 'The head one of the Gods brought forth the Gods.' . (Ensign, Nov. 1986, p. 52 as taken from Latter-day Commentary on the Book of Mormon compiled by K. Douglas Bassett, p. 163). Some have titled this ancient poetic language style "Hebrew parallelism," although it is not entirely unique to early Hebrew. In English "you" rhymes with "blue," but in Spanish "tambien" does not rhyme with "azules." E Nay; but ye have cursed them, and have hated them, and have not sought to recover them. and no polytheist can be saved!" Finally, in verse 6, the Lord says, ", obtained a Bible save it were by the Jews? In addition to these lost books of scripture, there is presently no biblical text that records the prophecy that Jesus Christ would be "called a Nazarene" (Matthew 2:23). . Therefore if the words and works of God have cease among the children of men it must be a reflection on the people not on the Lord. We have got a Bible, and there cannot be any more Bible. Where are these records? And what of the Savior's post-resurrection teachings. It is the main argument against the Book of Mormon. The doctrine that the Bible is all of God's word falsely implies that God can no longer speak to man, that He no longer has the ability or the intent to communicate with his children, that his work is finished. He gave us the Latin vulgate, the standard Roman Catholic Bible. And to say that there is no God in this, it would require more faith on my part to believe that than it does to believe that God is in this movement." One historian studied seventy-five hundred "eternal" treaties that were signed between 1500. . ... 2 Nephi 29. . All down through the ages this law has been a fixed and definite one. . It was the Hebrew and Jerome's and Luther's bible [that influenced the King James]. 2 Nephi 29:13 The Words of the Nephites . 2 Nephi 29:12 I Shall Speak unto the Jews . Concerning these events relative to the lost tribes of Israel, Bruce R. McConkie writes: In due course the Lost Tribes of Israel will return and come to the children of Ephraim to receive their blessings. This represents the fifth time that Nephi has mentioned this doctrine. ", The Lord then responds to the Gentiles (plural) in verses 4 and 5, as numerous verbal clues attest. III, pp. He gave us the Latin vulgate, the standard Roman Catholic Bible. They depended a lot on Luther. . From our latter-day perspective we see that the covenants God made with Abraham extended not only to the Exodus but even thousands of years beyond, to the current gathering of Israel. For is there any agreement among those maintaining such a position as to what version of the Bible should be used or what the Bible is saying on a host of matters. Where are the records of these important truths? B 1 2. The Latin Bible is Jerome's Bible. For the most High then shewed signs for them, and held still the flood, till they were passed over. So is it accurate to say that the Bible contains the. by Brian Stuy, vol. God raises up wise men . I am God, and . It is contrary to all human experience outside of this Church, to see people dwelling together as the Latter-day Saints have done and do in these valleys. Some will quote the passage in Rev. . 202-3). In verse11 it reads, For I command all men, both in the east and in the west, and in the north, and in the south, and in the islands of the sea, that they shall write the words which I speak unto them, and from verse 12, I shall also speak unto all nations of the earth and they shall write it. . Indeed, the Prophet Joseph Smith would declare in 1832 that "From sundry revelations which have been received, it was apparent that many important points touching the salvation of man, had been taken from the Bible, or lost before it was compiled" (History of the Church, 1:245). A Bible! The real meaning of the scripture is that the commandments of God should not be altered. , 8). A Bible! 88. Apparently, he understands that we learn through repetition. For through that country there was a great way to go, namely, of a year and a half: and the same region is called Arsareth. Note how the writer first mentions the Jews, one of the twelve tribes. . Thou Fool, That Shall Say: A Bible! Obviously he taught them in the same way and gave them the same truths which he gave his followers in Jerusalem and on the American continent; and obviously they recorded his teachings, thus creating volumes of scripture comparable to the Bible and Book of Mormon. Baurau signifies to bring forth. (. Bart Ehrman, an Associate Professor of Religious Studies at the University of North Carolina, chronicles in his book, The Orthodox Corruption of Scripture, how the early Christian church changed many of the early texts of the Bible to fit its particular theology. '(2 Ne 21:11) There could not be a 'second time' unless there had been a first. This was known to Cyrus by his reading the book which Isaiah left behind him of his prophecies, for this prophet said that God had spoken thus to him in a secret vision: "My will is, that Cyrus whom I have appointed to be king over many and great nations, send back my people to their own land, and build my temple." Nephi prophesied about the latter-day Restoration of the gospel, which the Lord said would be “a marvelous work” (2 Nephi 29:1). signifies to bring forth. As mentioned in the commentary for 2 Nephi 26, however, there are differences between Isaiah's and Nephi's versions of these materials. ", According to Amy Hardison, in most covenant treaties of the past, the suzerain (or lord) stated that the covenant was to remain effective forever. [Kevin L. Barney, "Enallage in the Book of Mormon," in, , F.A.R.M.S., Spring 1994, pp. . Behold I say unto you, Nay; for it is by faith that miracles are wrought; and it is by faith that angels appear and minister unto men; wherefore, if these things have ceased wo be unto the children of men, for it is because of unbelief, and all is vain.' [Donald W. Parry, The Book of Mormon Text Reformatted according to Parallelistic Patterns, p. 108]. Or has he withheld the power of the Holy Ghost from them? The Book of Mormon, however, contained a disturbing insight--that the Bible came forth in purity from the Jews, but its plain and precious parts were taken away by the Gentiles "that they might blind the eyes and harden the hearts of the children of men" (See 1 Nephi 13:25-29). 13-15). I shall comment on the very first Hebrew word in the Bible; I will make a comment on the very first sentence of the history of creation in the Bible--"Berosheit" I want to analyze the word. Among the things to be accomplished by the multiple books of scripture are: (1) to give a multiple witness of Christ; (2) to show that the Lord does speak the same gospel to one people as to another, and (3) to prove that God does honor his covenant that he made with Abraham, promising to remember his seed forever (2 Nephi 29:14). Like mortal lords, God intends his covenants to span generations and even eternities. . It was the Hebrew and Jerome's and Luther's bible [that influenced the King James]. . We have got a Bible, and there cannot be any more Bible. If such a passage is meant to imply that there cannot be any more scripture, then everything in the Bible after Deuteronomy must be false. He lived right among the Jews when he wrote it, all those many years in Bethlehem. I am God, and . . 2 Nephi 29:6 Have Ye Obtained a Bible Save It Were by the Jews? How were they taken away? . Book of Mormon Central / Archive / A Comprehensive Commentary of the Book of 3 Nephi. We Have Got a Bible: Matthew Brown comments, What of the argument that the Bible contains the. Proof of this is seen in the fact that they were a cohesive body that the Lord could visit in the meridian of time (3 Ne 17:4), that they had their own prophets who would record this visit and other prophecies (v. 12), and that they will return as a cohesive unit from the north to receive their temple blessings at the hands of the Ephraimites (DC 133:26-32). In the book of Deuteronomy we learn that the children of Israel were redeemed from Egypt because of the covenants made with the fathers (see Deuteronomy 4:37; 7:8). I Covenanted with Abraham That, And it shall come to pass that my people, which are of the house of Israel, shall be gathered home unto the lands of their possessions; and my word also shall be gathered in one. Keys are the right of presidency, the power to direct; and by this power the Lost Tribes will return, with "their prophets" and their scriptures to "be crowned with glory, even in Zion, by the hands of the servants of the Lord, even the children of Ephraim." . Baith--in, by, through and everything else. For example, when Nephi foretold the future of the Bible and the Book of Mormon he said: "the Jews shall have the words of the Nephites, and the Nephites shall have the words of the Jews and the Nephites and the Jews shall have the words of the lost tribes of Israel and the lost tribes of Israel shall have the words of the Nephites and the Jews. 4 thoughts on “ 2 Nephi 33: 4 ” Anonymous says: September 5, 2010 at 6:59 AM. . Rosh--the head. (McConkie and Millet, Sustaining and Defending the Faith, pp. According to Donald Parry, Parallelism is universally recognized as the characteristic feature of biblical Hebrew poetry." Bookmarks Edit. I Covenanted with Abraham That I Would Remember His Seed Forever: And it shall come to pass that my people, which are of the house of Israel, shall be gathered home unto the lands of their possessions; and my word also shall be gathered in one. Sheit--grammatical termination. and found that in reality the treaties lasted an average of only two years. Simmons, Letter, A 1 2. (D. & C. Does the Bible at least provide us with a complete record of Christ's earthly ministry? The Latin Bible is Jerome's Bible. Indeed, the Prophet Joseph Smith would declare in 1832 that "From sundry revelations which have been received, it was apparent that many important points touching the salvation of man, had been taken from the Bible, or lost before it was compiled" (, , 1:245). "From this scripture we learn that the events described were to be in the future: 'The Lord shall set his hand again the second time to recover the remnant of his people. Lecture 24 Jacob 3-4 . When more literal and precisely translated versions are used, the parallelism or repetition of thought becomes more visible. Wherever God finds a soul sufficiently enlightened and pure; one with whom his Spirit can communicate, lo! A Bible! Basically chapter 27 is Nephi's quoting of the Isaiah materials found in the King James Version in Isaiah 29:6-24. The purpose and spirit of the Bible is to open the heavens, not to seal them." (2 Nephi 29:13). Many Shall Say in That Day: A Bible! In 2 Nephi 27:13-14, the Lord showed that there are to be three major written testimonies of Christ to come forth: (1) the Bible (of the Jews), (2) the Book of Mormon (of the Nephites), and (3) the records of the lost tribes of Israel, which we do not yet have. So is it accurate to say that the Bible contains the final word of God? Keys are the right of presidency the power to direct; and by this power the Lost Tribes will return, with 'their prophets' and their scriptures to 'be crowned with glory, even in Zion, by the hands of the servants of the Lord, even the children of Ephraim.' . 2 Nephi 29:14 I Am God, and . The Bible itself provides clear evidence that it is not complete since it mentions scriptural texts that are now missing. So what plain and precious parts were taken away from the Bible? . Nevertheless, they were altered for we know that there are many plain and precious things taken away from the book (1 Ne 13:28). Unlike temporal treaties, however, the Lord's covenants do last. Bart Ehrman, an Associate Professor of Religious Studies at the University of North Carolina, chronicles in his book. . Over twenty of these are mentioned in the existing scriptures. Google Plus One Pinterest Tweet Widget Facebook Like Share on Facebook. The lost ten tribes will produce the third witness that Jesus is the Christ. Nephi continues the narrative of 2 Nephi by recording the death of his father, Lehi. Print. [John A. Tvedtnes, "Priestly Clothing in Bible Times," in Temples of the Ancient World, pp. The apostle Luke informs us that before he penned his own book ", . *This is a suggested outline that coincides with the Come, Follow Me manual. When the inspired man wrote it, he did not put the baith there. That is the true meaning of the words. And when Israel is gathered, the records will also be gathered. One example will illustrate the point. . But what if there was a divine poetry so universal in its application that it could be recognized and appreciated in every language. From our latter-day perspective we see that the covenants God made with Abraham extended not only to the Exodus but even thousands of years beyond, to the current gathering of Israel. Brown, All Things Restored: Confirming the Authenticity of LDS Beliefs, pp. . The Bible testifies that Jesus spent 40 full days, after He had arisen from the grave, instructing His disciples on things "pertaining to the kingdom of God" (Acts 1:3). If "plain and precious parts" were taken away from the Bible, then where are we to turn for truth after these deliberate corruptions of scripture? The apostle Luke informs us that before he penned his own book "many . "Thus it is written, that Christ should suffer and on the third day rise from the dead" (Luke 24:46, emphasis added). 2 Nephi 7. All rights reserved. Nephi continues this methodical explication of Isaiah 29 throughout 2 Nephi 26 and 27 by quoting sections of Isaiah, commenting, and then quoting further. they aligned them with their own theology] (Ehrman, 29). 2 Nephi 6. See also commentary for 1 Ne 14:7 and 2 Ne 25:17. "Strikingly, with the exception of the smallest fragments, no two of these copies are exactly alike in all their particulars. (Collected Discourses 1886-1898, ed. When the Lord recovers his people, he gathers them, protects them, and reestablishes his covenants with them. "Strikingly, with the exception of the smallest fragments, no two of these copies are exactly alike in all their particulars. 2 Nephi 29:13 The Nephites and the Jews Shall Have the Words of the Lost Tribes of Israel: In 2 Nephi 29:12-13, Nephi recites the words of the God of the house of Israel, who also covenanted with Abraham that he would remember his seed forever: For behold, I shall speak unto the Jews and they shall write it; and I shall also speak unto the Nephites and they shall write it; and I shall also speak unto the other tribes of the house of Israel, which I have led away, and they shall write it; and I shall also speak unto all nations of the earth and they shall write it. . Come, Follow Me Daily Study Guide for the week of March 2-8, 2020 covering 2 Nephi 31-33. unto All Nations of the Earth: According to Donald Parry, "staircase parallelism" is a (Hebrew) poetical device where there is an apparent stepping up from one sense to another, until at the pinnacle is a culmination of thought. Then dwelt they there until the latter times; and now when they shall begin to come, The Highest shall stay the stream again, that they may go through.' Therefore, in order to justify his punishment of the wicked, his word must also be established by more than one witness. 1 Doctrinal Commentary on the Book of Mormon1:151–52 2 See Gorton, Legacy of the Brass Plates, for thorough commentary on these corrections. It is phenomenal in its character, because nowhere else can you see an exhibition of it. 158-159]. We Have Got a Bible: Matthew Brown comments, What of the argument that the Bible contains the complete word of God and there is, therefore, no need for further scripture? The Lord operates by the system of witnesses. Joseph Smith said on April 6, 1844. He hasn't given up on his children-and he never will. By the time we arrive at this point in the scripture, Nephi has already prophesied that the whole world in the last days will be engulfed in apostasy. See also commentary for 1 Ne 14:7 and 2 Ne 25:17. 2 Nephi 29:12 is illustrative of this. They were led north after the Assyrian captivity and have since been referred to as the Lost Ten Tribes. Jews, and . Its presence, therefore in chapter 29 of 2 Nephi (the only place the word "bible" is mentioned in the Book of Mormon) is regarded as an anachronism by critics of the Book of Mormon. The real meaning of the scripture is that the commandments of God should not be altered. "Many ancient prophecies foretold that in the last days the Lord would set up an ensign to the nations, a standard to which Israel and the righteous of all nations might gather. They were scattered epistles gathered together sometime later. (Apocrypha, 2 Esdras 13:40-47), "...The Lost Tribes are not lost unto the Lord. 2 Nephi 29:13 The Jews Shall Have the Words of the Nephites: Wade Brown notes that it has been said that "poetry is what is lost in translation." He declared, "I believe the Bible as it read when it came from the pen of the original writers. For contemptible as the Latter-day Saints may be in the eyes of some, despised as they may be, this power that has brought this congregation together and that has gathered these people from the remotest parts of the earth is a grand power; it is a power that is beyond that of man. It read first, 'The head one of the Gods brought forth the Gods.' Nephi testified that in the last days, all scriptures would work together to show that God remembers His children. This material will help you specifically understand the importance of the gathering of the house of Israel, and WHY we need the Atonement of Jesus Christ. In other words Mormons have an extra task put upon them--all the other "Christians" can believe in any one of a thousand different and contradictory doctrines, but they are all saved in a pile regardless--but the Mormons must believe in true theology or they will be damned--in other words, only Mormons must have works! 2 Nephi 29:3 A Bible! Yet it is rejected in the name of loyalty to the Bible. (2 Nephi 29:6). For example, 2 Nephi 26:18, which paraphrases and quotes directly from Isaiah 29:5, is surrounded by Nephi’s commentary. Clearly the warnings in Revelations and Deuteronomy apply only to mankind, and not to God. They are inspired men, appointed to instruct God's children according to the conditions in the midst of which he finds them. [Hugh W. Nibley, Teachings of the Book of Mormon, Semester 1, p. 351] [See also the commentary on 1 Nephi 5:11 concerning the Septuagint]. [Amy Blake Hardison, "Being a Covenant People," in Covenants Prophecies and Hymns of the Old Testament, p. 26]. No, certainly not. During the reformation Bible translators did not understand or recognize this poetic form and in many instances selected words and sentence structures in a way that much of the parallel nature of the phrasing was covered over. Second, John is thought to have written the epistles of John after writing the book of Revelation-demonstrating that the passage does not mean that there can be no more revelation. As a student of language and a teacher of religion I came to believe the axiom, "repetition is the mother of learning." This is their proof that the heavens closed after the Bible was written. 2 Nephi 29:9 And Because That I Have Spoken One Word, Ye Need Not Suppose That I Cannot Speak Another: Nephi quotes the Lord as saying to those in the last days: And because that I have spoken one word ye need not suppose that I cannot speak another; for my work is not yet finished; neither shall it be until the end of man, neither from that time henceforth and forever. Reuchlin with the Reformation was the first one to really get into the Hebrew Bible. . Perhaps most startling and voluminous will be the records of the lost tribes of Israel (see 2 Ne 29:13). What is incredible is that the "Christians" . ", Here the singular "thou" appears to be an example of enallage, driving home the foolishness of the idea to anyone who would entertain it. Nephi's version contains some information not contained in the Bible's book of Isaiah. unto the Nephites . Why is this a divine form? The King James Bible translators relied quite heavily on Luther's Bible. Baith--in, by, through and everything else. Isaiah 29 is one of the most often cited scriptural passages of the Restoration. 133:26-35.)" I Shall Speak unto the Jews . [Allen H. Richardson, David E. Richardson and Anthony E. Bentley, 1000 Evidences for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints: Part Two-A Voice from the Dust: 500 Evidences in Support of the Book of Mormon, p. 91] [See the commentary on 1 Nephi 13:26]. . Instead, they have cursed them, and have hated them, and have not sought to recover them. They try to explain the reason for it, and have recourse to all manner of views, as erroneous as they possibly can be, concerning the causes that produce these results that we see throughout these valleys, ignoring entirely the true cause and denying the possibility that God is in this movement, and that His Spirit produces these results. Add Bookmark. Preface This has paired elements at all three levels of indentation, but it can’t be rearranged into a chevron or a double echelon. of their own tongue and nationality, speaking to them through means that they can comprehend; not always giving a fulness of truth such as may be found in the fulness of the gospel of Jesus Christ; but always giving that measure of truth that the people are prepared to receive. . 237 Lecture 23 2 Nephi 32-33; Jacob 1-2 . Hugh Nibley takes the interpretation even one step further: "These words are those of the prophet Nephi, found in the Book of Mormon, a book which in many such passages opens a window on other worlds. In the Book of Mormon the Lord lays out the fallacy of such an idea. While the path of sensuality and darkness may be that which most men tread, a few . (Mormon Doctrine, p. 228). . Have ye obtained a Bible save it were by the Jews? (2 Nephi 29:3). This reasoning would eliminate the vast majority of the Holy Bible from Deuteronomy chapter 5 on to Revelations chapter 22--over a thousand pages of the. . What evidence do we have? This explains why a poet may be very popular within one area of the world but entirely unappreciated in others. Coincides with your Come, Follow Me studies. One of the crowning examples of Gentile ingratitude is seen in the Holocaust. 22:18-19: 'For I testify unto every man that heareth the words of the prophecy of this book, If any man shall add unto these things, God shall add unto him the plagues that are written in this book: And if any man shall take away from the words of the book of this prophecy, God shall take away his part out of the book of life, and out of the holy city, and from the things which are written in this book.'. Thus, we see that the Gentiles should have been thankful to the Jews, they should have been seeking to reestablish them in the lands of their inheritance, and they should have been treating them as the Lord's covenant people. . he makes of him a teacher of men. In other words, when poetic lines are converted from one language to another, the rhyming sounds are lost. Although there were isolated attacks on its contents, its supreme authority in the United States was generally well-accepted. The "lost" books of the Bible include: Book of the Wars of the Lord (Numbers 21:14), Book of Jasher (Joshua 10:13; 2 Samuel 1:18), Book of the Acts of Solomon (1 Kings 11:41), Book of the Manner of the Kingdom (1 Samuel 10:25), Book of Nathan the Prophet (1 Chronicles 29:29; 2 Chronicles 9:29), Book of Shemaiah the Prophet (2 Chronicles 12:15), Book of Samuel the Seer (1 Chronicles 29:29), Book of Gad the Seer (1 Chronicles 29:29; 2 Chronicles 2:29), Visions of Iddo the Seer (2 Chronicles 9:29; 12:15; 13:22), The Sayings of the Seers (2 Chronicles 33:19), Lost Epistle to the Corinthians (1 Corinthians 5:9), Lost Epistle to the Ephesians (Ephesians 3:3), Lost Epistle to the Laodiceans (Colossians 4:16). According to Hugh Nibley, it's interesting that not only the New Testament was all written by Jews, but the Old Testament too was what gave them the Bible. Remember Jerome? In the Book of Mormon the Lord lays out the fallacy of such an idea. The Lord has said he would bring forth his word unto all the nations of the earth. We Have Got a Bible, and There Cannot Be Any More Bible: A Bible! The moment we revolt at anything which comes from God, the devil takes power. 29:12-14. [Hugh W. Nibley, , Semester 1, p. 351] [See also the commentary on 1 Nephi 5:11 concerning the Septuagint]. Thus, Nephi was doing nothing that hadn't been done before. He worked among the Jews all that time. Where are these records? . Clearly the warnings in Revelations and Deuteronomy apply only to mankind, and not to God. Richardson, Richardson and Bentley write that for evidence to their unfounded objection to additional scripture, critics often cite Revelations 22:18-19, which forbids mankind from adding to or taking "away from the words of the book of this prophecy," and accuse Joseph Smith of doing just that. After all, with a Bible in your hand, who needs God or revelation! Certainly not. B But thus saith the Lord God: O fools, they shall have a Bible; C and it shall proceed forth from the Jews, mine ancient covenant people. "It has to be significant that the Bible makes no such claim for itself: There is not a single passage of scripture that can properly be used to sustain such a view. B 1 2. Certainly not. Many of those who killed and persecuted the Jews at this time were staunch believers in the Bible. 455-8), I shall proceed to do a marvelous work among them, that I may set my hand again the second time to recover my people, my words shall hiss forth unto the ends of the earth, for a standard unto my people. The Book of Mormon Is the Word of God In The One Hundred and Forty-Fifth Annual General Conference of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints . FAIR Resource "Isaiah in the Book of Mormon" 2 Nephi 9. A Bible! . they knew God personally, for they had seen Him face to face. 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