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Jacob’s Textual Legacy
|Title||Jacob’s Textual Legacy|
|Publication Type||Journal Article|
|Year of Publication||2013|
|Authors||Hilton, III, John|
|Journal||Journal of the Book of Mormon and Other Restoration Scripture|
|Keywords||Jacob; King Benjamin; Literary; Moroni; Nephi; Prophet; Scripture|
While Jacob records 15,000 words in the Book of Mormon, he is often underappreciated, perhaps living in the shadow of his older brother Nephi. This study illustrates how Nephi, King Benjamin, and Moroni used Jacob’s words and expanded the influence of his literary legacy.
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