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KnoWhy #85 - Why Are Mormon’s Extensive Quotations of Limhi Significant? (Mosiah 7:9)
|KnoWhy #85 - Why Are Mormon’s Extensive Quotations of Limhi Significant? (Mosiah 7:9)
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|Book of Mormon Central Staff
|Book of Mormon Central
|King Limhi; King Noah; Mormon (Prophet); Structure; Zeniff
Mormon extensively quotes king Limhi throughout the book of Mosiah. Readers may wonder why the prophet-editor went to such lengths to quote an otherwise seemingly minor king. As John Gee explains, Mormon's method of quotations is actually quite authentic to the ancient world, and gives us confidence in how he presented king Limhi as a righteous figure.
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