Printer’s Manuscript of the Book of Mormon, circa August 1829–circa January 1830

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all they which are built up to get power over the flesh & they which are built up to become popular in the eyes of the world & they which seek the lusts of the flesh & the things of the world & to do all manner of iniquity yea in fine all they which belong to the Kingdom of the Devil it is they which ned fear & tremble & quake it is they which must be brought low in the dust it is they which must be consumed as stuble & this is according to the words of the Prophet & the time cometh speadily that the righteous must be lead up as calves of the stall & the holy one of Israel must reign & in dominion & might & Power & great glory & he gathereth his children from the four quarters of the earth & he numbereth his sheep & they know him & there shall be one fold & one Shepherd & he shall feed his Sheep & in him they shall find pasture & because of the righteousness of his People Satan hath no power wherefore he cannot be loosed for the space of many years for he hath no power over the hearts of the People for they dwell in righteousness & the holy one of Israel reigneth & now behold I Nephi say unto you that all these things must come according to the flesh beut but behold all Nations Kindreds Tongues & People shall dwell safely in the holy one of Israel if it so be that they will repent & now I Nephi make an end for I dearst not speak further as ye<t> <yet> concerning these things wherefore my Brethren I would that ye should consider that the things which have been witten upon the plates of Brass are true & they testify that a man must be obediant to the commandments of God wherefore ye need not suppose that I & my father are the only ones which have testified & also taught them wherefore if ye shall be obediant to the commandments & endure to the end ye shall be saved at the last day & thus it is Amen——
Second Nephi, Chapter 1 [2 Nephi 1–2]
The <second> Book of Nephi Chapter .1.st
An account of the death of Lehi— Nephis Brethren rebelleth against him— the Lord warns Nephi to tepart <depart> into the wilderness .&C. his journyings in the wilderness .&C.— And now it came to pass that after <after I> Nephi had made an end of teaching my Brethren our father Lehi d also spake many things unto them how great things the Lord had done for them in bringing them out of the land of Jerusalem & he spake unto them concerning their rebellions upon the waters & the mercies of God in spareing their lives that they were not swallowed up in the Sea & he also spake unto them concerning the land of promise which they had obtained how merciful the Lord had been in warning us that we should flee out of the land of Jerusalem for behold saith he I have seen a vision inthewhich I know that Jerusalem is destroid & had we remained [p. 46]
all they which are built up to get power over the flesh & they which are built up to become popular in the eyes of the world & they which seek the lusts of the flesh & the things of the world & to do all manner of iniquity yea in fine all they which belong to the Kingdom of the Devil it is they which ned fear & tremble & quake it is they which must be brought low in the dust it is they which must be consumed as stuble & this is according to the words of the Prophet & the time cometh speadily that the righteous must be lead up as calves of the stall & the holy one of Israel must reign in dominion & might & Power & great glory & he gathereth his children from the four quarters of the earth & he numbereth his sheep & they know him & there shall be one fold & one Shepherd & he shall feed his Sheep & in him they shall find pasture & because of the righteousness of his People Satan hath no power wherefore he cannot be loosed for the space of many years for he hath no power over the hearts of the People for they dwell in righteousness & the holy one of Israel reigneth & now behold I Nephi say unto you that all these things must come according to the flesh but behold all Nations Kindreds Tongues & People shall dwell safely in the holy one of Israel if it so be that they will repent & now I Nephi make an end for I dearst not speak further as yet concerning these things wherefore my Brethren I would that ye should consider that the things which have been witten upon the plates of Brass are true & they testify that a man must be obediant to the commandments of God wherefore ye need not suppose that I & my father are the only ones which have testified & also taught them wherefore if ye shall be obediant to the commandments & endure to the end ye shall be saved at the last day & thus it is Amen——
Second Nephi, Chapter 1 [2 Nephi 1–2]
The second Book of Nephi Chapter .1.st
An account of the death of Lehi— Nephis Brethren rebelleth against him— the Lord warns Nephi to depart into the wilderness .&C. his journyings in the wilderness .&C.— And now it came to pass after I Nephi had made an end of teaching my Brethren our father Lehi also spake many things unto them how great things the Lord had done for them in bringing them out of the land of Jerusalem & he spake unto them concerning their rebellions upon the waters & the mercies of God in spareing their lives that they were not swallowed up in the Sea & he also spake unto them concerning the land of promise which they had obtained how merciful the Lord had been in warning us that we should flee out of the land of Jerusalem for behold saith he I have seen a vision inthewhich I know that Jerusalem is destroid & had we remained [p. 46]
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