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

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raise up out of the fruit of thy loins & unto him will I give power to bring forth my word unto the seed of thy loins & not to the bringing forth my word only saith the Lord but to the convinceing them of my word which shall have already gone forth among them wherefore the fruit of my loins shall write & the fruit of the loins of Judah shall write & that which shall be written by the fruit of thy loins & also that which shall be written by the fruit of the loins of Judah shall grow together unto the confounded confounding of fals doctrines & laying down of contensions & establishing peace among the fruit of thy loins & bringing them to the knowledge of their fathers in the latter days & also to the knowledge of my covenants saith the Lord & out of weakness he shall be made strong in that day when my work shall commence among all my People unto the restoreing thee O House of Israel saith the Lord & thus prophesied Josep saying behold that Seer will the Lord bless & they that seek to destroy him shall be confounded for this promise of which I have obtained of the Lord of the fruit of thy loins shall be fulfilled behold I am sure of the fulfiling of this promise & his name shall be called after me & it shall be after the name of his father & he shall be like unto me for the thing which the Lord shall bring forth by his hand by the power of the Lord shall bring my People unto Salvation yea thus Prophesied Josep I am sure of this thing even as I am sure of the promise of Moses for the Lord hath said unto me I will preserve thy seed forever & the Lord hath said I will raise up a Moses & I will give power unto him in a rod & I will <​give​> Judgment unto him in writing yet I will not loose his tongue that he shall speak much for I will not make him mighty in <​in​> speaking but I will write unto him my law by the finger of mine own hand & I will make one a spoaksman for him & the Lord said unto me also I will raise up unto the fruit of thy loins & I will make one <​for​> him a spokesman & I behold I will give unto him that he shall write the writing of the fruit of thy loins unto the fruit of thy loins & the spoaksman of thy loins shall declare it & the words which he shall write shall be the words which is expediant in my wisdom should go forth unto the fruit of thy loins & it shall be as if the fruit of thy loins had cried unto them from the dust for I know their faith & they shall cry from the dust yea even repentance unto their Brethren even that after many generations have gone by them & it shall come to pass that their cry shall go even according to the simpleness of their words because of their faith their words shall procede forth out of my mouth unto their Brethren which are the fruit of thy loins & the weakness of their words will I make strong in their faith unto the remembering of my covenant which I made unto thy fathers & now behold my Son Joseph after this manner did my father of old Prophesy wherefore because of this covenant thou art blessed for thy seed shall not be destroid [p. 53]
raise up out of the fruit of thy loins & unto him will I give power to bring forth my word unto the seed of thy loins & not to the bringing forth my word only saith the Lord but to the convinceing them of my word which shall have already gone forth among them wherefore the fruit of my loins shall write & the fruit of the loins of Judah shall write & that which shall be written by the fruit of thy loins & also that which shall be written by the fruit of the loins of Judah shall grow together unto the confounding of fals doctrines & laying down of contensions & establishing peace among the fruit of thy loins & bringing them to the knowledge of their fathers in the latter days & also to the knowledge of my covenants saith the Lord & out of weakness he shall be made strong in that day when my work shall commence among all my People unto the restoreing thee O House of Israel saith the Lord & thus prophesied Josep saying behold that Seer will the Lord bless & they that seek to destroy him shall be confounded for this promise of which I have obtained of the Lord of the fruit of thy loins shall be fulfilled behold I am sure of the fulfiling of this promise & his name shall be called after me & it shall be after the name of his father & he shall be like unto me for the thing which the Lord shall bring forth by his hand by the power of the Lord shall bring my People unto Salvation yea thus Prophesied Josep I am sure of this thing even as I am sure of the promise of Moses for the Lord hath said unto me I will preserve thy seed forever & the Lord hath said I will raise up a Moses & I will give power unto him in a rod & I will give Judgment unto him in writing yet I will not loose his tongue that he shall speak much for I will not make him mighty in speaking but I will write unto him my law by the finger of mine own hand & I will make one a spoaksman for him & the Lord said unto me also I will raise up unto the fruit of thy loins & I will make for him a spokesman & I behold I will give unto him that he shall write the writing of the fruit of thy loins unto the fruit of thy loins & the spoaksman of thy loins shall declare it & the words which he shall write shall be the words which is expediant in my wisdom should go forth unto the fruit of thy loins & it shall be as if the fruit of thy loins had cried unto them from the dust for I know their faith & they shall cry from the dust yea even repentance unto their Brethren even that after many generations have gone by them & it shall come to pass that their cry shall go even according to the simpleness of their words because of their faith their words shall procede forth out of my mouth unto their Brethren which are the fruit of thy loins & the weakness of their words will I make strong in their faith unto the remembering of my covenant which I made unto thy fathers & now behold my Son Joseph after this manner did my father of old Prophesy wherefore because of this covenant thou art blessed for thy seed shall not be destroid [p. 53]
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