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Questions and Answers - Meaning of Prison in III Nephi

TitleQuestions and Answers - Meaning of Prison in III Nephi
Publication TypeMagazine Article
Year of Publication1905
AuthorsSmith, Joseph F.
MagazineImprovement Era
Issue Number3
Date PublishedJanuary 1905
Type of ArticleQuestions and Answers
KeywordsJesus Christ; Messiah; Prison; Spirit Prison; Spirit World

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Meaning of Prison in III Nephi 12:25, 26.

What are we to understand by the prison spoken of in III Nephi 12:26?

The prison referred to in Messiah's instructions, as recorded in III Nephi 12:25, 26, may be a real or a figurative one, according to the interpretation placed upon the passage. In either case, the meaning is, that it is better to settle difficulties with the one concerned, than to allow the law to intervene.



Scripture Reference

3 Nephi 12:25-26