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Mormon: The Man and the Book, Part 1
|Mormon: The Man and the Book, Part 1
|Year of Publication
|Holland, Jeffrey R.
|Abridgment; Gold Plates; Mormon (Prophet)
These seven things help us understand: Nephi gives a detailed account so he would not be misunderstood; he had no desire to take Laban’s life; Old Testament prophets were likewise commanded; Laban was guilty of atrocities toward Nephi’s family; modern revelation condones taking the life of a wicked man; Nephi was commanded by the Lawgiver; obedience was the focal point of the story.
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