Appendix 2, Document 3. Stick of Joseph, 1844

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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the 
STICK OF JOSEPH, 
taken from the 
HAND OF EPHRAIM.
 A CORRECT COPY 
of the characters taken from the plates the 
BOOK OF MORMON!! 
Was translated from—the same that was taken to of , by 
, in the year 1827 in fulfilment of Isaiah 29.11, 12.
“The vision of all is become unto you as the words of a book that is sealed, which men deliver to one that is learned, saying,  Read this, I pray thee: and he saith; I cannot for it is sealed: And the Book is delivered to him that is not learned, saying, Read  this, I pray thee: and he saith, I am not learned.”
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“Truth shall spring out of the earth.”—Psalms 85—11.
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“I have written to Ephraim the great things of my law.”—Hosea 8—12.
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“Thus saith the Lord God, Behold I will take the Stick of Joseph, which is in the hand of Ephraim, and the tribes of  Israel his fellows, and will put them with him, even with the stick of Judah, and make them one stick, and they shall be one  in mine hand.—Ezekiel 37;19.
“Our fathers once had ‘Sacred Book’ like the white man have, but it was hid in the ground, since then Indian no more  prevail against his enemies.”—An aged Indian of the Stockbridge tribe. [p. [1]]
the
STICK OF JOSEPH,
taken from the
HAND OF EPHRAIM.
A CORRECT COPY
of the characters taken from the plates the
BOOK OF MORMON!!
Was translated from—the same that was taken to of , by
, in the year 1827 in fulfilment of Isaiah 29.11, 12.
“The vision of all is become unto you as the words of a book that is sealed, which men deliver to one that is learned, saying, Read this, I pray thee: and he saith; I cannot for it is sealed: And the Book is delivered to him that is not learned, saying, Read this, I pray thee: and he saith, I am not learned.”
[one line of characters]
“Truth shall spring out of the earth.”—Psalms 85—11.
[one line of characters]
“I have written to Ephraim the great things of my law.”—Hosea 8—12.
[one line of characters]
“Thus saith the Lord God, Behold I will take the Stick of Joseph, which is in the hand of Ephraim, and the tribes of Israel his fellows, and will put them with him, even with the stick of Judah, and make them one stick, and they shall be one in mine hand.—Ezekiel 37;19.
“Our fathers once had ‘Sacred Book’ like the white man have, but it was hid in the ground, since then Indian no more prevail against his enemies.”—An aged Indian of the Stockbridge tribe. [p. [1]]
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