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|Title||Prospering in the Land: A Comparison of Covenant Promises in Leviticus and First Nephi 2|
|Publication Type||Journal Article|
|Year of Publication||2019|
|Authors||Muhlestein, Kerry M.|
|Journal||Interpreter: A Journal of Latter-day Saint Faith and Scholarship|
|Keywords||Abrahamic Covenant; Covenant; Exodus; Lehite|
A careful examination of the Abrahamic covenant, as contained in Leviticus 26, and the covenant established with the Lehites during their exodus to the New World, found in 1 Nephi 2, shows deliberate similarities. These similarities are important to understand, as the role of covenant is central in both ancient Israelite practice and current Latter-day Saint theology.
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