. "The argument is, as the Lord suggests, most foolish. The many other meanings of this passage are explained by Elder McConkie. In this passage, the Lord uses it in a similar fashion. They contend that all man ever needs to know regarding God and salvation is contained in its pages. A A Bible, we have got a Bible, and we need no more Bible. The apostle John informs us that "there are also many other things which Jesus did, the which, if they should be written every one, I suppose that even the world itself could not contain the books that should be written" (John 21:25), emphasis added; see also John 20:30). The Book of Mormon itself provides the answer--"For, behold, saith the Lamb: I will manifest myself unto thy seed, that they shall write many things which I shall minister unto them, which shall be plain and precious; and after thy seed shall be destroyed, and dwindle in unbelief, and also the seed of thy brethren, behold, these things shall be hid up, to come forth unto the Gentiles, by the gift and power of the Lamb" (1 Nephi 13:35). (The World and the Prophets, p. 210). Because of this there is a division among the people and Nephi ends up … Rosh--the head. (Isa. Jews, and . Baith--in, by, through and everything else. 33-45]. III, pp. F have ye remembered the Jews, mine ancient covenant people? Josephus quotes the following message that Cyrus sent throughout Asia: Thus saith Cyrus the king: Since God almighty hath appointed me to be king of the habitable earth, I believe that he is that God which the nation of the Israelites worship; for indeed he foretold my name by the prophets, and that I should build him a house at Jerusalem, in the country of Judea. These three records are to be shared by each group so that each will eventually have the records of the others. However, according to Roy Weldon, we should note that the word "Bible" is in a prophecy by Nephi about what would happen when the Nephite record should come forth in the nineteenth century. [Lee Donaldson, "Plain and Precious Parts," Book of Mormon Commentary, www.ldsworld.com] [See the commentary on 1 Nephi 13:25-29]. (2 Nephi 29:3, 6) (Fred C. Collier, "Doctrine of the Priesthood: New Light on the Ancient Hebrew/Christian Doctrine on Deity," Part 1., pp. . A good example is found in 2 Nephi 29:3-6: And because my words shall hiss forth--many of the Gentiles shall say: A A Bible! [Matthew B. 2 Nephi 29:3 Many Shall Say in That Day: A Bible! This doctrine concludes that God is a changeable being, that although he spoke with prophets and revealed new truths throughout time, his pattern of behavior has changed. Does the Bible at least provide us with a, record of Christ's earthly ministry? [C. Wade Brown. Certainly not. In doing so, he was not quoting from Isaiah but ", The Lord then responds to the Gentiles (plural) in verses 4 and 5, as numerous verbal clues attest. Some will quote the passage in Rev. They are apparently unaware that this same mandate was given over a thousand years earlier in Deuteronomy 4:2: "Ye shall not add unto the words which I command you, neither shall ye diminish ought from it, that ye may keep the commandments of the Lord your God which I command you." (2 Ne. The real meaning of the scripture is that the commandments of God should not be altered. Finally, in verse 6, the Lord says, ", obtained a Bible save it were by the Jews? Yet the Lord told Malachi, I am the Lord, I change not (Mal 3:6). It required a divine power to work out these grand results. It's from them we get our King James Bible more than anyone else. Then dwelt they there until the latter times; and now when they shall begin to come, The Highest shall stay the stream again, that they may go through.' 113, 116, 140]. Copyright © 2020 Alan C. Miner. . Some have titled this ancient poetic language style "Hebrew parallelism," although it is not entirely unique to early Hebrew. Nephi testified that in the last days, all scriptures would work together to show that God remembers His children. They were still a distinct people many hundreds of years later, for the resurrected Lord visited and ministered among them following his ministry on this continent among the Nephites. The Book of Mormon, however, contained a disturbing insight--that the Bible came forth in purity from the Jews, but its plain and precious parts were taken away by the Gentiles "that they might blind the eyes and harden the hearts of the children of men" (See 1 Nephi 13:25-29). For behold, I shall speak unto the Jews and they shall write it; and I shall also speak unto the Nephites and they shall write it; and I shall also speak unto the other tribes of the house of Israel, which I have led away, and they shall write it; and I shall also speak unto all nations of the earth and they shall write it, [Donald W. Parry, The Book of Mormon Text Reformatted according to Parallelistic Patterns, F.A.R.M.S., pp. Why should we disbelieve him? We should not be surprised to find out one day that many of the writings the ancient Orient, Near East, and Africa have divine origins. As a student of language and a teacher of religion I came to believe the axiom, "repetition is the mother of learning." Prophecy is foreknowledge, so the use of the word "Bible" by Nephi is on a par with Isaiah's use of the name "Cyrus" in one of his prophecies of the future. A Bible! If such a passage is meant to imply that there cannot be any more scripture, then everything in the Bible after Deuteronomy must be false. 2 Nephi 14. [Matthew B. 40, 50). What the Bible does claim is that whenever God had a people that he acknowledged as his own he spoke to them through living prophets who then added those words to the canon of scripture. How were they taken away? . FAIR Resource "Isaiah in the Book of Mormon" 2 Nephi 9. , how the early Christian church changed many of the early texts of the Bible to fit its particular theology. 113, 116, 140]. The "lost" books of the Bible include: Book of the Wars of the Lord (Numbers 21:14), Book of Jasher (Joshua 10:13; 2 Samuel 1:18), Book of the Acts of Solomon (1 Kings 11:41), Book of the Manner of the Kingdom (1 Samuel 10:25), Book of Nathan the Prophet (1 Chronicles 29:29; 2 Chronicles 9:29), Book of Shemaiah the Prophet (2 Chronicles 12:15), Book of Samuel the Seer (1 Chronicles 29:29), Book of Gad the Seer (1 Chronicles 29:29; 2 Chronicles 2:29), Visions of Iddo the Seer (2 Chronicles 9:29; 12:15; 13:22), The Sayings of the Seers (2 Chronicles 33:19), Lost Epistle to the Corinthians (1 Corinthians 5:9), Lost Epistle to the Ephesians (Ephesians 3:3), Lost Epistle to the Laodiceans (Colossians 4:16). 455-8), I shall proceed to do a marvelous work among them, that I may set my hand again the second time to recover my people, my words shall hiss forth unto the ends of the earth, for a standard unto my people. The Lord has said he would bring forth his word unto all the nations of the earth. (Moroni 7:35-37). Then, just as the Perfect Shepherd has said, 'My word also shall be gathered in one' (v. 14). 2 Nephi 13. This reasoning would eliminate the vast majority of the Holy Bible from Deuteronomy chapter 5 on to Revelations chapter 22--over a thousand pages of the word of God. In verse11 it reads, For I command all men, both in the east and in the west, and in the north, and in the south, and in the islands of the sea, that they shall write the words which I speak unto them, and from verse 12, I shall also speak unto all nations of the earth and they shall write it. How were they taken away? 2 Nephi 4. for the Bible which they receive from them? "It is a marvelous work. 13-15). Add Bookmark. 2 Nephi 29:13 The Words of the Nephites . Introduction to 2 Nephi 29 Joseph Fielding Smith insists that the Lord has always followed [the law of witnesses] in granting new revelation to the people. Nephi prophesied about the latter-day Restoration of the gospel, which the Lord said would be “a marvelous work” (2 Nephi 29:1). Nephi continues the narrative of 2 Nephi by recording the death of his father, Lehi. Brown, All Things Restored: Confirming the Authenticity of LDS Beliefs. Thus the head God brought forth the Gods in the grand council. This third set of sacred records will thus complete a triad of truth. This ensign is the new and everlasting covenant, the gospel of salvation (D. & C. 49:9); it is the great latter-day Zion (D. & C. 64:41-43); it is The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints." Thus the head God brought forth the Gods in the grand council. (2 Nephi 29:13). (Collected Discourses 1886-1898, ed. When the Lord recovers his people, he gathers them, protects them, and reestablishes his covenants with them. This is followed by mention of two more tribes, Ephraim and Manasseh, which the Book of Mormon calls "Nephites." Reuchlin and Luther were busily studying Hebrew. Unlike other poetic forms, the parallel phrasing of the ancient prophets is not lost when carefully translated from one language to another. [Hugh W. Nibley, Teachings of the Book of Mormon, Semester 1, p. 351] [See also the commentary on 1 Nephi 5:11 concerning the Septuagint]. unto All Nations of the Earth: , which I have led away, and they shall write it; The Jews Shall Have the Words of the Nephites: During the reformation Bible translators did not understand or recognize this poetic form and in many instances selected words and sentence structures in a way that much of the parallel nature of the phrasing was covered over. In essence, 2 Nephi 27 (Isaiah 29) is a detailed prophecy about the coming forth of the Book of Mormon. Then is mentioned the "other tribes of the house of Israel," and finally "all nations.". Why is this a divine form? Although there were isolated attacks on its contents, its supreme authority in the United States was generally well-accepted. (Mormon Doctrine, p. 228). That is the true meaning of the words. Most of the time when the scriptures speak of the ensign lifted up in the last days, it refers to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. we have got a Bible, and there cannot be any more Bible" (2 Nephi 29:3). They have been so because the Divine Word of Wisdom has looked upon them, choosing them for the knowledge and service of himself. This was foretold by Isaiah one hundred and forty years before the temple was demolished. He lived right among the Jews when he wrote it, all those many years in Bethlehem. 2 Nephi 29:6 Thou Fool, That Shall Say: A Bible! . It is our modern counterpart to those of Jesus' day who rejected him in the pretense of being loyal to the Law of Moses, the irony being that loyalty to the Law of Moses demanded acceptance of Jesus as the Christ. From our latter-day perspective we see that the covenants God made with Abraham extended not only to the Exodus but even thousands of years beyond, to the current gathering of Israel. Nevertheless, they were altered for we know that there are many plain and precious things taken away from the book (1 Ne 13:28). It was beyond the power of human wisdom; it was beyond the limit of human power. The doctrine that the Lord speaks to all nations is repeated three times in this chapter. (2 Nephi 29:13). [Allen H. Richardson, David E. Richardson and Anthony E. Bentley, 1000 Evidences for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints: Part Two-A Voice from the Dust: 500 Evidences in Support of the Book of Mormon, p. 91] [See the commentary on 1 Nephi 13:26]. So what plain and precious parts were taken away from the Bible? 2 Nephi 29:13 The Nephites and the Jews Shall Have the Words of the Lost Tribes of Israel: In 2 Nephi 29:12-13, Nephi recites the words of the God of the house of Israel, who also covenanted with Abraham that he would remember his seed forever: For behold, I shall speak unto the Jews and they shall write it; and I shall also speak unto the Nephites and they shall write it; and I shall also speak unto the other tribes of the house of Israel, which I have led away, and they shall write it; and I shall also speak unto all nations of the earth and they shall write it. 2 Nephi 8. He continues, "Scribes sometimes changed their manuscripts to render them more patently orthodox [i.e. And it shall come to pass that the Jews shall have the words of the Nephites, and the Nephites shall have the words of the Jews; and the Nephites and the Jews shall have the words of the lost tribes of Israel; and the lost tribes of Israel shall have the words of the Nephites and the Jews. In this verse we see that the Lord is declaring to the world that the Book of Mormon is the second witness, and is in fact, another testament of Jesus Christ. What evidence do we have? they aligned them with their own theology] (Ehrman, 29). This is a double inverted parallel: 4' the Nephites and the Jews. All rights reserved. . A 1 2. . So is it accurate to say that the Bible contains the final word of God? One historian studied seventy-five hundred "eternal" treaties that were signed between 1500 B.C. The lost ten tribes will produce the third witness that Jesus is the Christ. "Thou fool, that shall say: 'A Bible, we have got a Bible, and we need no more Bible.'" Proof of this is seen in the fact that they were a cohesive body that the Lord could visit in the meridian of time (3 Ne 17:4), that they had their own prophets who would record this visit and other prophecies (v. 12), and that they will return as a cohesive unit from the north to receive their temple blessings at the hands of the Ephraimites (DC 133:26-32). We have got a Bible, and there cannot be any more Bible" (2 Nephi 9:3) Lee Donaldson notes that the Bible's prestige was at an all time high in the United States as the Book of Mormon rolled off Grandin's press in 1830 (See Philip Barlow, Mormons and the Bible, 8). This explains why a poet may be very popular within one area of the world but entirely unappreciated in others. The doctrine that the Bible is all of God's word falsely implies that God can no longer speak to man, that He no longer has the ability or the intent to communicate with his children, that his work is finished. An old Jew without any authority added the word; he thought it too bad to begin to talk about the head! If "plain and precious parts" were taken away from the Bible, then where are we to turn for truth after these deliberate corruptions of scripture? We Have Got a Bible, and There Cannot Be Any More Bible: A Bible! The first time was when the Lord led Israel out of Egyptian bondage and captivity." What is incredible is that the "Christians" . 88. There is excellent historical evidence from ancient historians Xenophon and Josephus that Isaiah did indeed use the name "Cyrus" long before the Babylonish captivity and the birth of Cyrus. 5:26; 11:10-12; 18:3; 30:17-26; 31:9; 49:22; 62:10; Zech. Jews, and . Verses 1-4 Casey Paul Griffiths (LDS Scholar) After the devastating events surrounding the lost manuscript, it was important for Joseph to receive reassurance that his calling and gift has been restored. For is there any agreement among those maintaining such a position as to what version of the Bible should be used or what the Bible is saying on a host of matters. . McConkie and Millet comment on this view: "The fundamental error of Bible cultists is the doctrine of Bible infallibility. This great gathering will take place under the direction of the President of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, for he holds the keys of "the gathering of Israel from the four parts of the earth, and the leading of the ten tribes from the land of the north" (D&C 110:11). They depended a lot on Luther. It is phenomenal in its character, because nowhere else can you see an exhibition of it. As Brookbank explained it, "when more than one was to share in a thought, or sentiment, the plural was sometimes used to show that the single individual chiefly in mind was not the only one to whom it was applicable, and, conversely, when more than one was to be included, the singular could be substituted for the plural to show, among other things, that those to whom the thought or command, etc., was directed were not viewed collectively only, but as individuals also, who separately composed the mass." C and it shall proceed forth from the Jews. Thus, we see that the Gentiles should have been thankful to the Jews, they should have been seeking to reestablish them in the lands of their inheritance, and they should have been treating them as the Lord's covenant people. . The marvelous work and a wonder which the Lord brings to pass in the last days is the establishment of the kingdom of God on earth, the gathering of Israel, and the fulfillment of the covenants that the Lord has made with the ancient prophets. Second, John is thought to have written the epistles of John after writing the book of Revelation-demonstrating that the passage does not mean that there can be no more revelation. Restating an idea or principle is one of the best ways to remember it and to have it become a part of our lives. 9:16.) Although there were isolated attacks on its contents, its supreme authority in the United States was generally well-accepted. Downloads Male Voice (MP3) Female Voice (MP3) Entire Book (PDF) Text Settings. 2 Nephi 29:14 I Am God, and . . 2 Nephi 29:13 The Jews Shall Have the Words of the Nephites: Wade Brown notes that it has been said that "poetry is what is lost in translation." 2 Nephi 29:12 is illustrative of this. But as demonstrated, a universal poetry could not use the repetition of sound for different languages. 2 Nephi 29:12 I Shall Speak unto the Jews . The most extensive example I have … In order to do this, of course, Reuchlin and the others became ardent Hebraists. For personal and/or family study of the scriptures, geared towards 8 years old and older. The King James Bible translators relied quite heavily on Luther's Bible. . According to Robert Matthews, these records do not consist only of single books from each major branch of Israel. This chapter describes Satan's latter-day attack on the Book of Mormon. Ne… No one knows how many differences, or variant readings, occur among the surviving witnesses, but they must number in the hundreds of thousands" (Ehrman, 27). believe that they are more favored than the Patriarchs because they have the book that tells the story. The Latin Bible is Jerome's Bible. Paul recited the ancient Hebrew law as follows, in the mouth of two or three witnesses shall every word be established (2 Cor 13:1). ), "In due course the Lost Tribes of Israel will return and come to the children of Ephraim to receive their blessings. Denver: Contemplating Nephi’s words, and your commentary, I rejoice in the hope of salvation taught therein. 2 Nephi 3. . Most people who cry, we have got a Bible, and there cannot be any more Bible, have no idea why they believe that. Such an unusual poetry has been discovered, or rather rediscovered, and in the last century the academic community came to recognize it within the Hebrew and Greek testaments of the Bible. They depended a lot on Luther. 2 Nephi 16. See also commentary for 1 Ne 14:7 and 2 Ne 25:17. . We Have Got a Bible and There Cannot Be Any More Bible: Richardson, Richardson and Bentley write that for evidence to their unfounded objection to additional scripture, critics often cite Revelations 22:18-19, which forbids, from adding to or taking "away from the words of the book of, prophecy," and accuse Joseph Smith of doing just that. they knew God personally, for they had seen Him face to face. 158-159]. There will be 'one fold and one shepherd' (1 Ne 22:25 in a welding together of all the Christian dispensations of human history (see DC 128:18)." Apparently, he understands that we learn through repetition. After all, with a Bible in your hand, who needs God or revelation! by Brian Stuy, vol. . A Bible! However, in trying to compare 2 Nephi 27 with Isaiah 29 there is some confusion. Unlike temporal treaties, however, the Lord's covenants do last. . "Many ancient prophecies foretold that in the last days the Lord would set up an ensign to the nations, a standard to which Israel and the righteous of all nations might gather. For centuries they were persecuted as prophesied, thou shalt be only oppressed and crushed alway...thou shalt become an astonishment, a proverb, and a byword, among all nations whither the Lord shall lead thee (Deut 28:33,37). [Donald W. Parry, The Book of Mormon Text Reformatted according to Parallelistic Patterns, p. 108]. . What is incredible is that the "Christians" . The current state of wickedness in the world clearly demonstrates that the Lord is not yet finished with his work. If there is a title page in that third set of sacred records, it is not likely to differ in purpose from the title page in the Book of Mormon, except for its focus on still other peoples who likewise received a personal visit from the resurrected Jesus (see 3 Ne 15:20-24; 16:1-4)." He will not destroy a people for wickedness until they have been adequately warned. They worked with the Jews, etc. We have got a Bible, and there cannot be any more Bible. This thought process is false for the following reasons-first the books that we know as the New Testament were not compiled at the time of John's writing. (3 Ne. "Thus it is, , that Christ should suffer and on the third day rise from the dead" (Luke 24:46, emphasis added). 2 Skousen, Analysis of Textual Variants, 4–2:897, appears to follow the suggestion that there was a physical change in skin color. Concerning these events relative to the lost tribes of Israel, Bruce R. McConkie writes: In due course the Lost Tribes of Israel will return and come to the children of Ephraim to receive their blessings. This branch of Israel is by far the largest, at least by the number of involved tribes. ... 2 Nephi 29. 2 Nephi 29:13The Jews, Nephites, and lost tribes shall have each other's words. . In the process of our discussion I asked him whether or not he thought the Patriarchs Abraham, Isaac and Jacob would be heirs of Salvation and he answered that they would. Or will he, so long as time shall last, or the earth shall stand, or there shall be one man upon the face thereof to be saved? Human power could not have done what has been done among the Latter-day Saints. Bookmarks Edit. The word "Bible" comes from "Biblea," an original Greek word not used by Hebrew prophets. This represents the fifth time that Nephi has mentioned this doctrine. Keys are the right of presidency the power to direct; and by this power the Lost Tribes will return, with 'their prophets' and their scriptures to 'be crowned with glory, even in Zion, by the hands of the servants of the Lord, even the children of Ephraim.' : In 2 Nephi 29, a statement is made concerning the origin of the Bible: Have ye obtained a bible save it were by the Jews?" Preface This has paired elements at all three levels of indentation, but it can’t be rearranged into a chevron or a double echelon. The apostle John informs us that "there are also. 2 Nephi 29:11-14 It is interesting that everyone is commanded to write the words that God speaks. Rhyming poetry is lost in translation, but notice what occurs when the parallelism of this verse is translated into Spanish: Although the words have changed from English to Spanish, the repetition and pattern of words is obvious even to those who do not understand Spanish. E Nay; but ye have cursed them, and have hated them, and have not sought to recover them. 2 Nephi 29:3 reads, "And because my words shall hiss forth--many of the Gentiles shall say: A Bible! A characteristic often found in staircase poetry is the idea of an ascension from specific to general things. 3 Daniel H. 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