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Appendix II: List of Content in Past Editions of the Pearl of Great Price
TitleAppendix II: List of Content in Past Editions of the Pearl of Great Price
Publication TypeBook Chapter
Year of Publication2022
AuthorsSmoot, Stephen O.
Book TitleThe Pearl of Great Price: A Study Edition for Latter-day Saints
Pagination151–161
PublisherBook of Mormon Central
CitySpringville, UT

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The 1851 First (Liverpool) Edition

Content

Modern Reference (1981 Edition)

Preface by Franklin D. Richards

N/A

Extracts from the Prophecy of Enoch

Moses 6:43–7:69

The Words of God, which
He spake unto Moses

Moses 1:3–4:25; 5:1–16; 5:19–40; 8:13–30

A Fac-Simile from the Book of Abraham No. 1

Facsimile 1

The Book of Abraham

Abraham 1–5

A Fac-Simile from the Book of Abraham No. 2

Facsimile 2

A Fac-Simile from the Book of Abraham No. 3

Facsimile 3

An Extract from a Translation of the Bible

Joseph Smith—Matthew

A Key to the Revelations of St. John

Doctrine and Covenants 77

A Revelation and Prophecy

Doctrine and Covenants 87

Extracts from the History of Joseph Smith

Joseph Smith—History

From the Doctrine and Covenants of the Church

N/A

Commandment to the
Church concerning Baptism

Doctrine and Covenants 20:71, 37, 72–74

The Duties of the Members after
they are received by Baptism

Doctrine and Covenants 20:68–69

Method of administering the
Sacrament of the Lord’s Supper

Doctrine and Covenants 20:75–79

The Duties of the Elders, Priests,
Teachers, Deacons, and
Members of the Church of Christ.

Doctrine and Covenants 20:38–59, 70, 80

On Priesthood

Doctrine and Covenants 107:1–20

The Calling and Duties of the
Twelve Apostles

Doctrine and Covenants 107:23, 33

The Calling and Duties of the
Seventy

Doctrine and Covenants 107:34, 93–100

Extracts from a Revelation given July, 1830

Doctrine and Covenants 27:5–18

Rise of the Church of
Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

Doctrine and Covenants 20:1–36

“Times and Seasons,” Vol. III page 709.

Articles of Faith

Truth

Oh Say, What Is Truth? (Hymn
no. 272)

 

 

The 1878 Second (Salt Lake City) Edition

Content

Modern Reference (1981 Edition)

The Visions of Moses

Moses 1

The Writings of Moses

Moses 2–8

A Fac-Simile from the Book of Abraham No. 1

Facsimile 1

The Book of Abraham

Abraham 1–5

A Fac-Simile from the Book of Abraham No. 2

Facsimile 2

A Fac-Simile from the Book of Abraham No. 3

Facsimile 3

An Extract from a Translation of the Bible

Joseph Smith—Matthew

A Key to the Revelations of St. John

Doctrine and Covenants 77

A Revelation and Prophecy on War

Doctrine and Covenants 87

Extracts from the History of Joseph Smith

Joseph Smith—History

From the Doctrine and Covenants of the Church

N/A

Commandment to the
Church concerning Baptism

Doctrine and Covenants 20:71, 37, 72–74

The Duties of the Members after
they are received by Baptism

Doctrine and Covenants 20:68–69

Method of administering the
Sacrament of the Lord’s Supper

Doctrine and Covenants 20:75–79

The Duties of the Elders, Priests,
Teachers, Deacons, and
Members of the Church of Christ.

Doctrine and Covenants 20:38–59, 70, 80

Extracts from a Revelation given July, 1830

Doctrine and Covenants 27:5–18

Rise of the Church of
Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

Doctrine and Covenants 20:1–36

Articles of our Faith

Articles of Faith

A Revelation on the Eternity of the Marriage Covenant, Including Plurality of Wives

Doctrine and Covenants 132

Truth

Oh Say, What Is Truth? (Hymn
no. 272)

 

 

The 1902 Third (Talmage) Edition

Content

Modern Reference (1981 Edition)

The Book of Moses

Moses 1–8

A Fac-Simile from the Book of Abraham No. 1

Facsimile 1

The Book of Abraham

Abraham 1–5

A Fac-Simile from the Book of Abraham No. 2

Facsimile 2

A Fac-Simile from the Book of Abraham No. 3

Facsimile 3

Writings of Joseph Smith

N/A

I. An Extract from a Translation of the Bible

Joseph Smith—Matthew

II. Extracts from the History of Joseph Smith

Joseph Smith—History

III. Articles of Faith

Articles of Faith

 

 

 

The 1921 Fourth (Talmage) Edition

Content

Modern Reference (1981 Edition)

The Book of Moses

Moses 1–8

A Fac-Simile from the Book of Abraham No. 1

Facsimile 1

The Book of Abraham

Abraham 1–5

A Fac-Simile from the Book of Abraham No. 2

Facsimile 2

A Fac-Simile from the Book of Abraham No. 3

Facsimile 3

Writings of Joseph Smith

N/A

1. An Extract from a Translation of the Bible

Joseph Smith—Matthew

2. Extracts from the History of Joseph Smith

Joseph Smith—History

Articles of Faith

Articles of Faith

 

 

The 1976 Fifth Edition

Content

Modern Reference (1981 Edition)

The Book of Moses

Moses 1–8

A Fac-Simile from the Book of Abraham No. 1

Facsimile 1

The Book of Abraham

Abraham 1–5

A Fac-Simile from the Book of Abraham No. 2

Facsimile 2

A Fac-Simile from the Book of Abraham No. 3

Facsimile 3

Writings of Joseph Smith

N/A

1. An Extract from a Translation of the Bible

Joseph Smith—Matthew

2. Extracts from the History of Joseph Smith

Joseph Smith—History

Joseph Smith—Vision of the
Celestial Kingdom

Doctrine and Covenants 137

Joseph F. Smith—Vision of the
Redemption of the Dead

Doctrine and Covenants 138

Articles of Faith

Articles of Faith

 

 

The 1981 Sixth (Current) Edition (rev. 2013)

Content

Introduction

Selections from the Book of Moses

A Facsimile from the Book of Abraham No. 1

The Book of Abraham

A Facsimile from the Book of Abraham No. 2

A Facsimile from the Book of Abraham No. 3

Joseph Smith—Matthew

Joseph Smith—History

Articles of Faith

 

Modern Reference

1851

1878

1902

1921

1976

1981

Preface by Franklin D. Richards

N/A

 

 

 

 

 

Extracts from the Prophecy of Enoch

Moses 6:43–7:69

 

 

 

 

 

The Words of God, which
He spake unto Moses

Moses 1:3–4:25; 5:1–16; 5:19–40; 8:13–30

 

 

 

 

 

A Fac-Simile from the Book of Abraham No. 1

Facsimile 1

The Book of Abraham

Abraham 1–5

A Fac-Simile from the Book of Abraham No. 2

Facsimile 2

A Fac-Simile from the Book of Abraham No. 3

Facsimile 3

An Extract from a Translation of the Bible

Joseph Smith—Matthew

A Key to the Revelations of St. John

Doctrine and Covenants 77

 

 

 

 

A Revelation and Prophecy

Doctrine and Covenants 87

 

 

 

 

Extracts from the History of Joseph Smith

Joseph Smith—History

From the Doctrine and Covenants of the Church

N/A

 

 

 

 

Commandment to the
Church concerning Baptism

Doctrine and Covenants 20:71, 37, 72–74

 

 

 

 

The Duties of the Members after
they are received by Baptism

Doctrine and Covenants 20:68–69

 

 

 

 

Method of administering the
Sacrament of the Lord's Supper

Doctrine and Covenants 20:75–79

 

 

 

 

The Duties of the Elders, Priests,
Teachers, Deacons, and
Members of the Church of Christ.

Doctrine and Covenants 20:38–59, 70, 80

 

 

 

 

On Priesthood

Doctrine and Covenants 107:1–20

 

 

 

 

 

The Calling and Duties of the
Twelve Apostles

Doctrine and Covenants 107:23, 33

 

 

 

 

 

The Calling and Duties of the
Seventy

Doctrine and Covenants 107:34, 93–100

 

 

 

 

 

Extracts from a Revelation given July, 1830

Doctrine and Covenants 27:5–18

 

 

 

 

Rise of the Church of
Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

Doctrine and Covenants 20:1–36

 

 

 

 

“Times and Seasons,” Vol. III page 709.

Articles of Faith

Truth

Oh Say What is Truth (Hymn
no. 272)

 

 

 

 

Visions of Moses

Moses 1

 

 

 

 

 

Writings of Moses

Moses 2–8

 

 

 

 

 

A Revelation on the Eternity of the Marriage
Covenant Including Plurality of Wives

Doctrine and Covenants 132

 

 

 

 

 

(Selections From) The Book of Moses

Moses 1–8

 

 

Joseph Smith—Vision of the
Celestial Kingdom

Doctrine and Covenants 137

 

 

 

 

 

Joseph F. Smith—Vision of the
Redemption of the Dead

Doctrine and Covenants 138

 

 

 

 

 

Introduction

Introduction