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

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gather themselves to flee as yet shall he remain at Nob that day he shall shake his hand against the mount of the daughter of Zion the hill of Jerusalem behold the Lord the Lord of hosts shall lop the bough with terror & the high ons of terror <​stature​> shall be hewn down & the haughty shall be hunbled & he shall cut down the thickets of the forests with iron & Lebanon shall fall by a mighty one & there shall come forth a rod out of the stem of Jesse & a branch shall grow out of his roots & the spirit of the Lord shall rest upon him the spirit of wisdom & understanding the spirit of Counsel & might the spirit of knowledge & of the fear of the Lord & he shall not make him of quick understanding in the fear of the Lord & he shall not Judge after the sight of his eyes neither reprove after the hearing of his ears but with righteousness shall he Judge the poor & reprove with equity for the meek of the earth & he shall smite the earth with the rod of his mouth & with the breath of his lips shall he slay the wicked & righteousness shall be the girdle of his loins & faithfulness the girdle of his reigns the wolf also shall dwell with the Lamb & the Leopard shall lie down with the kid & the calf & the young lion & the fatling together & a little child shall lead them & the Cow & the bear shall feed their young ones shall lie down together & the lion shall eat straw like the Ox & the sucking Child shall play on the hole of the asp & the weaned child shall put his hand on the cockatrices den they shall not hurt nor destroy in all my holy mountain for the earth shall be full of the knowledge of the Lord as the waters cover the Sea & in that day there shall be a root of Jesse which shall stand for an ensign of the People to it shall the Gentiles seek & his rest shall be glorious & it shall come to pass in that day that the Lord shall set his hand again the Second time to recover the remnant of his People which shall be left from Assyria & from Egypt & from Pathros & from Cush & from Elam & from Shinar & from Hamath & from the Islands of the Sea & he shall set up an ensign for the Nations & shall assemble the out casts of Israel & gathered together the dispersed of Judah from the four corners of the earth the envy of Ephraim also shall depart & the adversaries of Judah shall be cut off Ephraim shall not envy Judah & Judah shall not vex Ephraim but they shall fly upon the shoulders of the Philistines towards the west they shall spoil them of the east together they shall lay their hand upon Edom & Moab & the Children of Ammon shall obey them & the Lord shall utterly destroy the tongue of the Egyptian Sea & with his mighty wind he shall shake his hand over the river & shall smite it in the seven streams & make men go over dry shod & there shall be a highway for the remnant of his People which shall be left from Assyria like as it was to Israel in the day that he came up out of the land of Egypt & in that day thou shalt say O Lord I will praise thee though thou wast angery with me thine anger is turned away & thou comfortedst me behold God is my Salvation I trust & not be afraid for the Lord Jehovah is my strength & my song he also is become my salvation therefore with joy shall ye draw water out of the wells of salvation [p. 77]
gather themselves to flee as yet shall he remain at Nob that day he shall shake his hand against the mount of the daughter of Zion the hill of Jerusalem behold the Lord the Lord of hosts shall lop the bough with terror & the high ons of stature shall be hewn down & the haughty shall be hunbled & he shall cut down the thickets of the forests with iron & Lebanon shall fall by a mighty one & there shall come forth a rod out of the stem of Jesse & a branch shall grow out of his roots & the spirit of the Lord shall rest upon him the spirit of wisdom & understanding the spirit of Counsel & might the spirit of knowledge & of the fear of the Lord & he shall not make him of quick understanding in the fear of the Lord & he shall not Judge after the sight of his eyes neither reprove after the hearing of his ears but with righteousness shall he Judge the poor & reprove with equity for the meek of the earth & he shall smite the earth with the rod of his mouth & with the breath of his lips shall he slay the wicked & righteousness shall be the girdle of his loins & faithfulness the girdle of his reigns the wolf also shall dwell with the Lamb & the Leopard shall lie down with the kid & the calf & the young lion & the fatling together & a little child shall lead them & the Cow & the bear shall feed their young ones shall lie down together & the lion shall eat straw like the Ox & the sucking Child shall play on the hole of the asp & the weaned child shall put his hand on the cockatrices den they shall not hurt nor destroy in all my holy mountain for the earth shall be full of the knowledge of the Lord as the waters cover the Sea & in that day there shall be a root of Jesse which shall stand for an ensign of the People to it shall the Gentiles seek & his rest shall be glorious & it shall come to pass in that day that the Lord shall set his hand again the Second time to recover the remnant of his People which shall be left from Assyria & from Egypt & from Pathros & from Cush & from Elam & from Shinar & from Hamath & from the Islands of the Sea & he shall set up an ensign for the Nations & shall assemble the out casts of Israel & gather together the dispersed of Judah from the four corners of the earth the envy of Ephraim also shall depart & the adversaries of Judah shall be cut off Ephraim shall not envy Judah & Judah shall not vex Ephraim but they shall fly upon the shoulders of the Philistines toward the west they shall spoil them of the east together they shall lay their hand upon Edom & Moab & the Children of Ammon shall obey them & the Lord shall utterly destroy the tongue of the Egyptian Sea & with his mighty wind he shall shake his hand over the river & shall smite it in the seven streams & make men go over dry shod & there shall be a highway for the remnant of his People which shall be left from Assyria like as it was to Israel in the day that he came up out of the land of Egypt & in that day thou shalt say O Lord I will praise thee though thou wast angery with me thine anger is turned away & thou comfortedst me behold God is my Salvation I trust & not be afraid for the Lord Jehovah is my strength & my song he also is become my salvation therefore with joy shall ye draw water out of the wells of salvation [p. 77]
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