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A Study of the Text of Joseph Smith’s Inspired Version of the Bible
|Title||A Study of the Text of Joseph Smith’s Inspired Version of the Bible|
|Publication Type||Journal Article|
|Year of Publication||1968|
|Authors||Matthews, Robert J.|
|Journal||BYU Studies Quarterly|
|Keywords||Bernhisel, John M.; Bible Translation; Holy Bible; Joseph Smith Translation; Joseph Smith–Matthew; Latter-day Saint History (1820-1846); Pearl of Great Price; Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints; Smith, Joseph, Jr.|
This article examines the Inspired Version of the Bible translated by Joseph Smith, the first president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Matthews compares Joseph’s Inspired Version with the Bernhisel Manuscript, which has never been published. He also illustrates how Joseph Smith’s revision of the Bible was significant to the establishment of the church.
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