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“We Did Again Take Our Journey”
|Title||“We Did Again Take Our Journey”|
|Publication Type||Journal Article|
|Year of Publication||2006|
|Authors||LeFevre, David A.|
|Journal||Journal of Book of Mormon Studies|
|Keywords||Bountiful; Jerusalem; Lehi's Trail; Nahom; Nephi; Red Sea; Shazer; Valley of Lemuel|
David A. LeFevre analyzes the studies done by Warren Aston (see page 8), Richard Wellington and George Potter (see page 26), and Kent Brown (see page 44) and compares them, using the text of the Book of Mormon as a guide. These three studies take liberty in interpreting Nephi’s usage of specific terms; LeFevre, however, insists that such interpretations are unnecessary and inaccurate. He analyzes other phrases in a more conservative way in order to find additional information regarding Lehi’s trek. He specifically discusses Lehi’s life in Jerusalem, the route Lehi took from Jerusalem to the Red Sea, the Valley of Lemuel, the route from Shazer to Nahom, the route from Nahom to Bountiful, and the building of the ship at Bountiful.
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