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Notes and Communications: The Nephite and Jewish Practice of Blessing God after Eating One’s Fill
|Title||Notes and Communications: The Nephite and Jewish Practice of Blessing God after Eating One’s Fill|
|Publication Type||Journal Article|
|Year of Publication||1997|
|Authors||Crowell, Angela M., and John A. Tvedtnes|
|Journal||Journal of Book of Mormon Studies|
|Type of Article||Notes and Communications|
|Keywords||Alma the Younger; Amulek; Blessing; Eating; Jewish; Nephite; Praise; Prayer; Prophet|
A Jewish custom of blessing God after eating one’s fill at a meal is reflected in passing in Amulek’s household and when the resurrected Christ blesses the sacrament for the Nephites and thereafter instructs them to pray. They “gave glory to Jesus” on this occasion.
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