Book of Abraham Manuscript, 8–circa 15 March 1842 [Abraham 3:18–26]

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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Abaham, the inteligences that were organized before the world was; and among all these were many of the noble & great onees, and God saw these Souls that they were good, & he stood in the midst of them, and he said, these, I will make my rulers; for he stood among those these that were spirits, & he saw that thy <​they​> were good; & he said unto me, Abraham, thou art one of them, thou art Chosen before thou wast born. & there Stood one among htem <​them​> that was like unto God, & he said unto those, who wh were with him, we will go down, there for there is space there, & we will take of these materials, & we will make an Earth whereon these may dwell; & we will prove them herewith, to see if they will do all things whatsoever the Lord their God shall comm[an]d them; & they, who keep their first estate, shall be added upon; [p. 8]
Abaham, the inteligences that were organized before the world was; and among all these were many of the noble & great onees, and God saw these Souls that they were good, & he stood in the midst of them, and he said, these, I will make my rulers; for he stood among these that were spirits, & he saw that thy they were good; & he said unto me, Abraham, thou art one of them, thou art Chosen before thou wast born. & there Stood one among them that was like unto God, & he said unto those, who were with him, we will go down, for there is space there, & we will take of these materials, & we will make an Earth whereon these may dwell; & we will prove them herewith, to see if they will do all things whatsoever the Lord their God shall command them; & they, who keep their first estate, shall be added upon; [p. 8]
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