However, as with the great prophet Elijah, there is no record of how he received it. 2 Nephi 2:1 The Rudeness of Thy Brethren: John Tvedtnes indicates that though the word "rude" has come to mean "impolite" in twentieth-century English, at the time Joseph Smith translated the Book of Mormon it meant "wild" or "savage." (Hugh Nibley, Lehi in the Desert and the World of the Jaredites, p. 45). 1:20 (18–20); 2 Ne. There is no other cure. Location: the wilderness, by the borders of the Red Sea. KnoWhys KnoWhys on 1 Nephi 1 KnoWhys on 1 Nephi 2 KnoWhys on 1 Nephi 3 KnoWhys on 1 Nephi 4 KnoWhys on 1 Nephi 5 KnoWhys on 1 Nephi 6 KnoWhys on 1 Nephi 7 Recommended Resources Learn about the Book of Mormon with verse by verse commentaries from renowned Book of Mormon scholars like John W. Welch and Brant A. Gardner in the ScripturePlus app. 14:02. During the Mohammedan reign it has always been an important stopping place for pilgrims on their way to Mekka, the holy city of Islam. 5:5 (5, 22); 7:13; Moses 7:17 (17–18). Their basic problem was one of survival; security was an obsession with them...the Nephites had by all human standards ample cause for alarm. (George Reynolds)" (Reynolds and Sjodahl, Commentary on the Book of Mormon, vol. This verse suggests how wealthy Lehi was. His name does not appear anywhere in the Bible. Murmuring and criticism lead to inactivity and apostasy from the Church. Nephi receives a revelation assuring him of the blessing that come from obeying God’s commands; he is told that he is part of a larger plan: a pilgrimage to a promised land. 2 Nephi 1:1-2 He Shall Consecrate Thine Afflictions for Thy Gain (2/4/2015) 2 Nephi 1:5 A Land of Promise (2/2/2015) 2 Nephi 1:21 Arise From the Dust, My Sons, and Be Men (2/2… No matter how wicked and ferocious and depraved the Lamanites might be (and they were that! Dead people. Indeed, chapters 31, 32, and 33 are relatively short, only 45 verses in … In order to hold the Aaronic or Levitical priesthood, one had to be a Levite by descent. Nephi was successful in his petitions to the Lord because of his great faith (verse 19) and desire. 28:8 (7–8); 1 Ne. Secondly, in Lehi's day, those who offered sacrifice in the temple of Solomon held the Aaronic Priesthood. (1 Nephi 2:12.) In this respect, the authors of the Book of Mormon were like the translator, Joseph Smith who 'tasted and knew of the goodness of Jesus' at the age of 14. 1 For behold, it came to pass that the Lord spake unto my father, yea, even in a dream, and said unto him: Blessed art thou Lehi, because of the things which thou hast done; and because thou hast been faithful and declared unto this people the things which I commanded thee, behold, they seek to atake away thy blife. 'And thus Laman and Lemuel, being the eldest, did murmur against their father. Your Words Become Your Reality | Joel Osteen - Duration: 27:23. 2:13, 14). 1. 'And it came to pass that I, Nephi, being exceedingly young, nevertheless being large in stature, and also having great desires to know of the mysteries of God, wherefore, I did cry unto the Lord; and behold he did visit me, and did soften my heart that I did believe all the words which had been spoken by my father; wherefore, I did not rebel against him like unto my brothers' (1 Nephi 2:16). KnoWhys KnoWhys on 1 Nephi 1 KnoWhys on 1 Nephi 2 KnoWhys on 1 Nephi 3 KnoWhys on 1 Nephi 4 KnoWhys on 1 Nephi 5 KnoWhys on 1 Nephi 6 KnoWhys on 1 Nephi 7 Recommended Resources Learn about the Book of Mormon with verse by verse commentaries from renowned Book of Mormon scholars like John W. Welch and Brant A. Gardner in the … 5:20 (20–24); Alma 9:14 (13–15); 38:1. The promise contained in verses 20 and 21 came to Nephi because of his faith, diligence and humility (verse 19). 10:20; Ether 1:42; Abr. 23:13; 2 Ne. Read this week's KnoWhy connected … 7 And it came to pass that he built an aaltar of bstones, and made an coffering unto the Lord, and gave dthanks unto the Lord our God. Ex. Not only were Laman and Lemuel spiritually and politically shortsighted, their wickedness was such that they had a murderous heart. "By knowing that the everlasting and ultimate things are firmly in place, can we not then better endure irritations such as a dislocated travel schedule? To an Arab, 'My father dwelt in a tent' says everything. A brighter time will come when they that murmured 'shall learn doctrine,' (Isa 29:24) suggesting that conceptual inadequacy can cause us to murmur and complain." (See also 1 Nephi 17:22.). Their stubbornness (they were 'stiff-necked' v. 11); their love of money (they regretted the treasure that had been left behind, v. 11); their lack of faith (they were sure they would perish in the wilderness, v. 11); their ignorance (they knew not the dealings of God, v. 12 and they rejected his word through the prophets, v. 13); and finally, their weakness in the presence of the manifestations of the Spirit of the Lord, (v. 2 Nephi 2:7- “Broken heart and contrite spirit” This is an Old Testament phrase, found in Psalm 51:16-17. Ps. Hugh Nibley writes: "The only example of the name of Laman to be found anywhere to the writer's knowledge is its attribution to an ancient Mukam, or sacred place, in Palestine. and is an account of; “…Lehi and his wife Sariah, and his four sons, being called, (beginning at the eldest) Laman, Lemuel, Sam, and Nephi. Lehi said of Jacob, 'thou hast behold in thy youth his glory; wherefore, thou art blessed even as they unto whom he shall minister in the flesh' (2 Ne 2:4). (A Time to Choose, p. 42), "Be free of criticism and murmuring. He teaches that Jesus Christ is central to God’s plan of salvation. 10 And he also spake unto Lemuel: O that thou mightest be like unto this valley, afirm and bsteadfast, and immovable in keeping the commandments of the Lord! Enduring 'well' means the disciple in the very trough of his difficulties avoids, as Job wisely did, having 'charged God foolishly.' (Ye Are My Friends, p. 3 - 4.). "But these promises, glorious though they be, desirable as they are, can come only '...if they will but serve the God of this land who is Jesus Christ...' (Ether 2:12). Murmuring may have no single cause, but a lack of perspective is suggested: 'They did murmur because they knew not the dealings of that God who had created them.' 8:4; 1 Ne. (Reynolds and Sjodahl, Commentary on the Book of Mormon, vol. 22 And inasmuch as thou shalt keep my commandments, thou shalt be made a aruler and a teacher over thy brethren. 1 Nephi Preface 1 Nephi 1 1 Nephi 2 1 Nephi 3 1 Nephi 4 1 Nephi 5 1 Nephi 6 1 Nephi 7 1 Nephi 8 1 Nephi 9 1 Nephi 10 Intro to 1 Nephi 11–14 1 Nephi 11 1 Nephi 12 1 Nephi 13 1 Nephi 14 1 Nephi 15 1 Nephi 16 1 Nephi 17 9 And when my father saw that the waters of the river emptied into the afountain of the Red Sea, he spake unto Laman, saying: O that thou mightest be like unto this river, continually running into the fountain of all righteousness! 3 And it came to pass that he was aobedient unto the word of the Lord, wherefore he did as the Lord commanded him. 1 Ne 2:15 And my father dwelt in a tent This is the shortest verse in the Book of Mormon. ↑ 1 Nephi 6 1 And now I, Nephi, do not give the genealogy of my fathers in this part of my record; neither at any time shall I give it after upon these plates which I am writing; for it is given in the record which has been kept by my father; wherefore, I do not write it in this work. TG Guidance, Divine. If Nephi seems to think of his father's tent as the hub of everything, he is simply expressing the view of any normal Bedouin, to whom the tent of the sheikh is the sheet anchor of existence." Beginning in 2 Nephi 31:1, Nephi says that he will now make an end of his prophesying, and he can only write a few select things. Nephi also suggests the reason for their murmuring, they did murmur because they knew not the dealings of that God who had created them. There is no reason to think that his sacrifice was anything but an animal sacrifice. 1 Nephi 2 - into the wilderness 1 Ne. ', "Sam. 3:16; 4:34; 5:8; 17:44; Mosiah 7:20; Alma 9:9. Men having necks of 'iron sinew' (1 Ne. (OK, he was a Jew, too, but he didn't act like one.) He is Alma suggests that these prophets received the priesthood from the Lord based on their faith, And this is the manner after which they were ordained--being called and prepared from the foundation of the world according to the foreknowledge of God, on account of their exceeding faith and good works; in the first place being left to choose good or evil; therefore they having chosen good, and exercising exceedingly great faith, are called with a holy calling, yea, with that holy calling which was prepared with, and according to, a preparatory redemption for such (Alma 13:3, italics added). Chapter 2: "Chasing a Dream". KnoWhys KnoWhys on 2 Nephi 1 KnoWhys on 2 Nephi 2 KnoWhys on 2 Nephi 3 KnoWhys on 2 Nephi 4 KnoWhys on 2 Nephi 5 Recommended Resources Learn about the Book of Mormon with verse by verse commentaries from renowned Book of Mormon scholars like John W. Welch and Brant A. Gardner in the ScripturePlus app. Nephi’s brethren rebel against him. 20:25; Deut. Yet Lehi had brooded long and anxiously over the fate of Jerusalem, praying 'with all his heart, in behalf of his people.' (See Num. "In its extremity, despair not only reflects immediate discontentment but also incorporates feelings of very deep ambivalence and/or confusion about the nature of life: 'Their sorrowing was . The chronology of the Book of Mormon, until the coming of Christ, is based entirely upon this event, being described by the Book of Mormon prophets as 600 years before the coming of the Messiah in the flesh. 17 And I spake unto Sam, making known unto him the things which the Lord had manifested unto me by his Holy Spirit. Alma also makes it clear that the Melchizedek priesthood was held by the Nephites prior to the coming of Christ, Alma...confined himself wholly to the high priesthood of the holy order of God. 1 Nephi 2:1-2 There is no original chapter break at this point, though there is a clear shift in the narration. 25:12; 1 Ne. The second son of Lehi, probably named after Lemuel mentioned in Prov. Chapter Summary: " Lehi takes his family into the wilderness by the Red Sea—They leave their property—Lehi offers a sacrifice to the Lord and teaches his sons to keep the commandments—Laman and Lemuel murmur against their father—Nephi is obedient and prays in faith; the Lord speaks to him, and he is chosen to rule over his brethren. This confounding by Lehi is the first listed. 32:6; D&C 43:23. I venture the suggestion that 'Sariah' is an abbreviation of 'Sarah-Jah,' and that means 'Princess of the Lord' (Jehovah).... "...Lemuel. 1 Nephi 2 Chapter 2 Lehi takes his family into the wilderness by the Red Sea—They leave their property—Lehi offers a sacrifice to the Lord and teaches his sons to keep the commandments—Laman and Lemuel murmur against their father—Nephi is obedient and prays in faith; the Lord speaks to him, and he is chosen to… "Sariah. ), "Enduring 'well' means passing the breaking point without breaking, having cause to be bitter-as men measure cause-without being bitter. When I think of those who are prone to murmur, I think of Laman and Lemuel. 1 Ne 4:2 let us be strong like unto Moses; for he truly spake unto the waters of the Red Sea and they divided In trying to encourage his brothers to believe in the power of the Lord, Nephi reminds his brothers of the great exodus from Egypt. "Lehi, a Book of Mormon prophet, has a vision of the destruction of Jerusalem. ☼ 1 Nephi 2:16: And it came to pass that I, Nephi, being exceedingly young, nevertheless being large in stature, and also having great desires to know of the mysteries of God, wherefore, I did cry unto the Lord;… 2:3. Mormon declared, 'being fifteen years of age...I was visited of the Lord, and tasted and knew of the goodness of Jesus' (Mormon 1:15, see also Moroni 8:2). This law is so important that it is repeated at least 10 times in the Book of Mormon. And they did bmurmur because they cknew not the dealings of that God who had dcreated them. 29:1). Anciently Akabah (or Aqaba) was connected with Suez and Cairo by means of a Roman road. An account of the death of Lehi. Their exodus is captured in summary in 1 Nephi 2:1-4. Mosiah 2:3 records, And they also took of the firstlings of their flocks, that they might offer sacrifice and burnt offerings according to the law of Moses. "So it was a blessing to the Nephites after all to have the Lamanites on their doorstep to 'stir them up to remembrance'-'Happy is the man whom God correcteth' (Job 5:17). The name is derived from the Babylonian, 'Sarratu,' which, in the city of Ur, where Abraham lived, was the title of a goddess, the consort of the moon god. 2 Nephi 1:14, 21, 23. Nephi wrote his personal record in 1 Nephi after he moved up into the Land of Nephi (2 Nephi 5). The Book of Mormon rarely describes the practice of animal sacrifice. It’s not a new (Since Cumorah, 2nd ed., pp. Laman. 1 And it came to pass that I, Nephi, returned from a speaking with the Lord, to the tent of my father. This is the shortest verse in the Book of Mormon. Nephi sought his own vision, and the result was that his heart was softened. 1, p. 25-26). 57-58). Gen. 12:7 (7–8); 26:25; Ex. Laman and Lemuel's belief that Jerusalem was too great a city to be destroyed shows the shortsightedness of their perspective. This great blessing was also given to Jacob, Mormon, and presumably Moroni. 1 Ne. See Job 21:25-26 and Job 20:11. IE like Ezion-geber, the Hebrew roots of which denote firmness and strength, or might of a man. Nephi Prays for Laman and Lemuel | 1 Nephi 2:8–24 9a IE  fount, or source, like the Gulf of Akaba, which empties into the Red Sea. It represents a motto, a promise, and a charge to the Nephites. “Arise from dust.” Who lies in the dust? Deut. 'They shall never be brought down into captivity' (2 Nephi 1:7). 'It is a land of promise' (1 Nephi 2:20). TG Curse. TG Man, Physical Creation of. 2 Nephi 1-5 by Melanie February 2, 2020 2 Come, Follow Me Daily Study Guide for the week of February 3-9, 2020 covering 2 Nephi 1-5. What we see in the sentence in the se 1 Nephi Chapter 2 - The Book of Mormon Made Easier - Duration: 14:02. 2 Nephi 1:28 If Ye Will Hearken unto [Nephi] I Leave unto You . 1 Nephi 2:11-13 Nephi wasn't like his older brothers, though. Perhaps he was comfortable in a tent, and probably even knew the trade routes-especially … The book was written around 600 B.C. (1 Nephi 1:5) and when the dream came, he was prepared." It is a little ambiguous whether Mormon or Nephi 3 wrote the majority of 3 Nephi. . But the Lord protected Lehi and his family and commanded that they should leave Jerusalem and journey in the wilderness. 1 Nephi 2 (All of my own thoughts are in blue type. He was separated from Laman and Lemuel and had tried to reconcile with them, but that did not work. ), no matter by how much they outnumbered the Nephites, darkly closing in on all sides, no matter how insidiously they spied and intrigued and infiltrated and hatched their diabolical plots and breathed their bloody threats and pushed their formidable preparations for all-out war, they were not the Nephite problem. 12 And thus Laman and Lemuel, being the eldest, did murmur against their afather. 'It shall be free from all nations under heaven. Chapter 12 contains a portion of the vision which deals with the history of the Nephites and Lamanites. 18 John W. Welch Notes. Because of the casual mention of tents in this verse and in 1 Nephi 2:15, it has been suggested that he was a merchant and trader who traveled, and while traveling, lived in a tent. 14 And it came to pass that my father did speak unto them in the avalley of Lemuel, with bpower, being filled with the Spirit, until their frames did cshake before him. The name is Egyptian. It is a choice land, 'choice above all other lands' (1 Ne. 2 For it sufficeth me to say that we are descendants of Joseph. 1 Nephi Preface 1 Nephi 1 1 Nephi 2 1 Nephi 3 1 Nephi 4 1 Nephi 5 1 Nephi 6 1 Nephi 7 1 Nephi 8 1 Nephi 9 1 Nephi 10 Intro to 1 Nephi 11–14 1 Nephi 11 1 Nephi 12 1 Nephi 13 1 Nephi 14 1 Nephi 15 1 Nephi 16 1 Nephi 17 TG Authority. If we would but believe the prophets! . 24 And if it so be that they rebel against me, they shall be a ascourge unto thy seed, to bstir them up in the ways of remembrance. 33:13 (13–16); 1 Chr. 23 For behold, in that day that they shall arebel against me, I will bcurse them even with a sore curse, and they shall have no power over thy seed except they shall crebel against me also. (Gen. 11:28) Later when the Lord made a covenant with the Patriarch and changed his name from 'Abram' to 'Abraham,' his wife's name was changed from 'Sarai' to 'Sarah.' The great authors of the Book of Mormon were all called in their youth. It may seem to carry little meaning. the sorrowing of the damned, because [they could not] take happiness in sin' (Morm. Hugh Nibley records, "that a wealthy citizen of Jerusalem should leave the land of his inheritance at a moment's notice and with no more substantial incitement than a dream may seem at first blush highly improbable, to say the least. Besides, how can it rain on the just and the unjust alike without occasionally raining on our personal parades? (Helaman 16:17-20.) The name means either 'Godward' or 'God is bright. Mountains of arms and ammunitions will not guarantee safety, for enemies can also build fortifications and missiles and bomb shelters. The original translation of the title did not include the word "first". 1 And now, Jacob, I speak unto you: Thou art my a firstborn in the days of my tribulation in the wilderness. Escucha y descarga gratis los episodios de El libro del mormon- Nephi 2. xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx Escucha todos los podcast, conferencias, radios online gratis en tu … 19 And it came to pass that the Lord spake unto me, saying: Blessed art thou, Nephi, because of thy afaith, for thou hast sought me diligently, with lowliness of heart. 4:38; 10:16. ', 'There shall be no enemies come into this land.'. We need bread. 2 And it came to pass that he spake unto me, saying: Behold I have dreamed a a dream , in the which the Lord hath commanded me that thou and thy brethren shall b return to Jerusalem. Summary of 1 Nephi The First Book of Nephi can be broken down into six sections (below). The wife of Lehi. 20 And inasmuch as ye shall keep my commandments, ye shall aprosper, and shall be led to a bland of promise; yea, even a land which I have prepared for you; yea, a land which is choice above all other lands. When the Babylonians sacked Jerusalem, they specifically destroyed or took into captivity the wealthy and the princes. 'I will fortify this land against all other nations' (2 Nephi 10:11). They had considered killing Lehi and later, Nephi. In the thirty years prior to Lehi's departure, 1) the kings of Judah had been controlled by Pharaoh-nechoh, king of Egypt, 2) the Jews had been paying tribute to the Egyptians, 3) Jehoahaz, king of Judah, had been imprisoned by Pharaoh-nechoh, 4) when Jehoiakim was king, the Lord had sent armies of Babylonians, Syrians, Moabites, and Ammonites against the city of Jerusalem to partially sack and destroy it, and 5) the Babylonians had already established political superiority to the Jews as it was Nebuchadnezzar himself that made Zedekiah king in Jerusalem (see 2 Kings 23-25). By the time Zedekiah becomes king, Jerusalem has already began to lose some of its strength and independence. As Solomon explained, 'Where there is no vision, the people perish' (Proverbs 29:18)." His journeyings in the wilderness, and so forth. That infallible cure is simply righteousness, obedience, Godliness, honor, and integrity. And he (Nebuchadnezzar) carried away all Jerusalem, and all the princes, and all the mighty men of valour, even ten thousand captives, and all the craftsmen and smiths: none remained, save the poorest sort of the people of the land (2 Kings 24:14). [3] 18 But, behold, Laman and Lemuel would not hearken unto my words; and being agrieved because of the hardness of their hearts I cried unto the Lord for them. It is a striking coincidence that Conder saw in the name Leimun, as he renders it (the vowels must be supplied by guesswork), a possible corruption of the name Lemuel, thus bringing these two names, so closely associated in the Book of Mormon, into the most intimate relationship, and that in the one instance in which the name of Laman appears." 13 Neither did they abelieve that Jerusalem, that great city, could be bdestroyed according to the words of the prophets. 1 Nephi 1-2 Originally aired: 6/28/2008 Scholars discuss the first two chapters of 1 Nephi. Nephi's record was written nearly 30 years after the actual events contained therein took place (see 2 Nephi 5:28-33).He further emphasized that upon "these plates" he recorded "the things of [his] soul" (2 Nephi 4:15) and did not "write anything upon plates save it be that [he thought] it be sacred" (1 Nephi 19:6) and "of worth unto the children of men" (1 Nephi 6:6). Lehi and his family did so, leaving behind all their gold, silver, and precious things and taking only provisions, tents, and themselves. 11 Now this he spake because of the astiffneckedness of Laman and Lemuel; for behold they did bmurmur in many things against their cfather, because he was a dvisionary man, and had led them out of the land of Jerusalem, to leave the land of their inheritance, and their gold, and their silver, and their precious things, to perish in the wilderness. 1 Ne 2:1-2 because thou hast been faithful Here, the Lord acknowledges the sacrifice of Lehi in preaching the gospel to the inhabitants of Jerusalem. His journeyings in the wilderness, etc. That's the message I get from this verse. "Lehi, a Book of Mormon prophet, has a vision of the destruction of Jerusalem. He came down by the borders near the shore of the Red Sea. It covers a time It can be profitably studied in numerous ways. CHAPTER 2. (Lehi in the Desert and the World of the Jaredites, p. 52)  The concept of leaving home and riches did bother Laman and Lemuel as recorded in verse 11. And this they said he had done because of the foolish imaginations of his heart. The importance of Nephi's desires cannot be underestimated. 1 Nephi 2:11-13 The Sin of Murmuring The reason Laman and Lemuel murmured against their father was not because he was a visionary man; rather “they did murmur because they knew not the dealings of that God who had created them” (verse 12). And behold, in thy childhood thou hast suffered afflictions and much sorrow, because of the rudeness of thy brethren. Sometimes I've done well and I've read the entire thing. (Conference Report, Oct. 1961, pp. 1 I, Nephi, having been a born of b goodly c parents, therefore I was d taught somewhat in all the learning of my father; and having seen many e afflictions in the course of my days, nevertheless, having been highly favored of the Lord in all my days; yea, having had a great knowledge of the goodness and the mysteries of God, therefore I make a f record of my proceedings in my days. [1] [2] It was first published in March 1830 by Joseph Smith as The Book of Mormon: An Account Written by the Hand of Mormon upon Plates Taken from the Plates of Nephi. 1, p. 27), "The neck typifies the spirit and attitude of nations and men, usually denoting callousness and hardness (2 Ne. It has a tragic and bloody past, but a glorious and peaceful future if its inhabitants really learn to serve their God. On and on goes our murmuring, and, it is significant that it almost always focuses on our tactical frustrations...Like Laman and Lemuel, we too sometimes fail to understand the dealings of our God in our lives and in our times. 23.). We were meant to be happy. 1 Nephi 1:2 —Language of the Egyptians. We need water. Here, the Lord acknowledges the sacrifice of Lehi in preaching the gospel to the inhabitants of Jerusalem. 2 And it came to pass that the Lord acommanded my father, even in a bdream, that he should ctake his family and depart into the wilderness. 11:28; 1 Ne. Deut. IE fount, or source, like the Gulf of Akaba, which empties into the Red Sea. 1 Nephi 2 Nephi Jacob Enos Jarom Omni Words of Mormon Mosiah Alma Helaman 3 Nephi 4 Nephi Mormon Ether Moroni What I’ve Learned 365 Questions (2019) Lessons by Type of Content (2018) Missionary Experiences (1 Nephi 3:29, 1 Nephi 17:52-54, 1 Nephi 18:12-22)  Still they rebelled against the truth. In Israel only the tribe of Manasseh built them. My First Blessing: My First Blessing: Thomas Valletta notes that the "first blessing" Lehi refers to is the birthright blessing, which was generally the right of the firstborn male child, based upon obedience. It becomes the great law by which Nephite nations are prospered or destroyed. (2 Nephi 2:25) Heavenly Father wants us to be happy. 2 Nephi 2:1 [Jacob] Thou Art My First-born in the Days of My Tribulation in the Wilderness: According to John Tvedtnes, Lehi apparently named his sons Jacob and Joseph after their distant ancestors Jacob and Joseph. 2: 1 Nephi 1–7 John W. Welch Notes The book of 1 Nephi is quite an amazing book. Reynolds and Sjodahl wrote, "Note the character of the rebellious sons. There is no indication that Lehi, Sariah, or Nephi had any problem leaving the riches of the world behind. 31:1, 4, who is supposed to be Solomon, the king. 'It shall be free from bondage' (Ether 2:12). 12:22 (22–23); D&C 41:1. (Gen. 17:15) The name means 'Princess.' (Ether 12:6). THE SECOND BOOK OF NEPHI An account of the death of Lehi. "This America is no ordinary country. He wanted to know the mysteries of God, so he cried unto the Lord. (2 Nephi 1:4). Get the SAB (and the SABoM) on CD 1 Nephi 2 The incredible journey begins God tells Lehi in a dream to go into the wilderness with his family (Sariah, his wife, and four sons, Laman, Lemeul, Sam, and Nephi)- … 21:5.) 3:13; Mosiah 27:8 (7–37); Moses 5:16. (1 Nephi 2:20, 2 Nephi 1:20, 2 Nephi 4:4, Jarom 1:9, Mosiah 2:31, Alma 9:13, 36:1, 36:30, 37:13, 38:1) This promise is still in force in our day. In this verse, Nephi intimates that he received a personal visitation from Jehovah. [H]e was obedient unto the word of the Lord, wherefore he did as the Lord commanded him. He had a clearer view of where his family was headed, and he was able to commit to follow the Lord. Gen. 37:8 (8–11); 1 Ne. For the Lord, granteth unto men according to their desire (Alma 29:4). In the language of Abraham, 'Sarratu' became 'Sarai.' Mormon was very careful to indicate when he was interjecting select commentary. 1 Ne. ☼ 1 Nephi 2:1–2: For behold, it came to pass that the Lord spake unto my father, yea, even in a dream, and said unto him: “Blessed art thou Lehi, because of the things which thou hast done; and because thou hast been faithful and declared unto this people the things which I … 2:2-4 - Lehi, into the wild [T]he Lord commanded my father, even in a dream, that he should take his … He asked the Lord for help and it was necessary that his heart was softened. 2:17. 2:20). 2 Nephi 1 (Lehi As Moses): According to Noel Reynolds, it could easily be said that Lehi was a Moses figure, for he led his people out of a wicked land because of commands received in visions from God, through the wilderness, across the sea, and to a promised land. 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