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KnoWhy #457 - What Did It Mean for Lehi to be a Visionary Man? (1 Nephi 5:4)
|Title||KnoWhy #457 - What Did It Mean for Lehi to be a Visionary Man? (1 Nephi 5:4)|
|Year of Publication||2018|
|Corporate Authors||Book of Mormon Central Staff|
|Publisher||Book of Mormon Central|
|Place Published||Springville, UT|
|Keywords||Dream; Language; Language - Hebrew; Lehi (Prophet); Prophet; Vision|
Lehi is called a "visionary man" in the Book of Mormon. This raises the question of what it meant for him to be a "visionary" in the context of ancient Israelite religion. This KnoWhy explores the biblical terminology for words such as "seer" and "vision" and situates Lehi in the prophetic tradition of ancient Israel.
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KnoWhy #457 - What Did It Mean for Lehi to be a Visionary Man? (1 Nephi 5:4). Springville, UT: Book of Mormon Central, 2018.
1 Nephi 5:4
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