The Book of Mormon / An Account Written by the Hand of Mormon, Upon Plates Taken from the Plates of Nephi

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The Book of Mormon / An Account Written by the Hand of Mormon, Upon Plates Taken from the Plates of Nephi

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Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Jr. Joseph Smith

About this book

The Book of Mormon is a religious text of the Latter Day Saint movement, which, according to Latter Day Saint theology, contains writings of ancient prophets who lived on the American continent from 600 BC to AD 421 and during an interlude dated by the text to the unspecified time of the Tower of Babel.

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UPON PLATES TAKEN FROM THE PLATES OF NEPHI
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THE FIRST BOOK OF NEPHI HIS REIGN AND MINISTRY (1 Nephi)
1 Nephi Chapter 1
1 Nephi Chapter 2
1 Nephi Chapter 3
1 Nephi Chapter 4
1 Nephi Chapter 5
1 Nephi Chapter 6
1 Nephi Chapter 7
1 Nephi Chapter 8
1 Nephi Chapter 9
1 Nephi Chapter 10
1 Nephi Chapter 11
1 Nephi Chapter 12
1 Nephi Chapter 13
1 Nephi Chapter 14
1 Nephi Chapter 15
1 Nephi Chapter 16
1 Nephi Chapter 17
1 Nephi Chapter 18
1 Nephi Chapter 19
1 Nephi Chapter 20
1 Nephi Chapter 21
1 Nephi Chapter 22
THE SECOND BOOK OF NEPHI, 2 Nephi Chapter 1
2 Nephi Chapter 2
2 Nephi Chapter 3
2 Nephi Chapter 4
2 Nephi Chapter 5
2 Nephi Chapter 6
2 Nephi Chapter 7
2 Nephi Chapter 8
2 Nephi Chapter 9
2 Nephi Chapter 10
2 Nephi Chapter 11
2 Nephi Chapter 12
2 Nephi Chapter 13
2 Nephi Chapter 14
2 Nephi Chapter 15
2 Nephi Chapter 16
2 Nephi Chapter 17
2 Nephi Chapter 18
2 Nephi Chapter 19
2 Nephi Chapter 20
2 Nephi Chapter 21
2 Nephi Chapter 22
2 Nephi Chapter 23
2 Nephi Chapter 24
2 Nephi Chapter 25
2 Nephi Chapter 26
2 Nephi Chapter 27
2 Nephi Chapter 28
2 Nephi Chapter 29
2 Nephi Chapter 30
2 Nephi Chapter 31
2 Nephi Chapter 32
2 Nephi Chapter 33
THE BOOK OF JACOB, Jacob Chapter 1
Jacob Chapter 2
Jacob Chapter 3
Jacob Chapter 4
Jacob Chapter 5
Jacob Chapter 6
Jacob Chapter 7
THE BOOK OF ENOS
THE BOOK OF JAROM
THE BOOK OF OMNI
THE WORDS OF MORMON
THE BOOK OF MOSIAH, Mosiah Chapter 1
Mosiah Chapter 2
Mosiah Chapter 3
Mosiah Chapter 4
Mosiah Chapter 5
Mosiah Chapter 6
Mosiah Chapter 7
Mosiah Chapter 8
Mosiah Chapter 9
Mosiah Chapter 10
Mosiah Chapter 11
Mosiah Chapter 12
Mosiah Chapter 13
Mosiah Chapter 14
Mosiah Chapter 15
Mosiah Chapter 16
Mosiah Chapter 17
Mosiah Chapter 18
Mosiah Chapter 19
Mosiah Chapter 20
Mosiah Chapter 21
Mosiah Chapter 22
Mosiah Chapter 23
Mosiah Chapter 24
Mosiah Chapter 25
Mosiah Chapter 26
Mosiah Chapter 27
Mosiah Chapter 28
Mosiah Chapter 29
THE BOOK OF ALMA, Alma Chapter 1
Alma Chapter 2
Alma Chapter 3
Alma Chapter 4
Alma Chapter 5
Alma Chapter 6
Alma Chapter 7
Alma Chapter 8
Alma Chapter 9
Alma Chapter 10
Alma Chapter 11
Alma Chapter 12
Alma Chapter 13
Alma Chapter 14
Alma Chapter 15
Alma Chapter 16
Alma Chapter 17
Alma Chapter 18
Alma Chapter 19
Alma Chapter 20
Alma Chapter 21
Alma Chapter 22
Alma Chapter 23
Alma Chapter 24
Alma Chapter 25
Alma Chapter 26
Alma Chapter 27
Alma Chapter 28
Alma Chapter 29
Alma Chapter 30
Alma Chapter 31
Alma Chapter 32
Alma Chapter 33
Alma Chapter 34
Alma Chapter 35
Alma Chapter 36
Alma Chapter 37
Alma Chapter 38
Alma Chapter 39
Alma Chapter 40
Alma Chapter 41
Alma Chapter 42
Alma Chapter 43
Alma Chapter 44
Alma Chapter 45
Alma Chapter 46
Alma Chapter 47
Alma Chapter 48
Alma Chapter 49
Alma Chapter 50
Alma Chapter 51
Alma Chapter 52
Alma Chapter 53
Alma Chapter 54
Alma Chapter 55
Alma Chapter 56
Alma Chapter 57
Alma Chapter 58
Alma Chapter 59
Alma Chapter 60
Alma Chapter 61
Alma Chapter 62
Alma Chapter 63
THE BOOK OF HELAMAN, Helaman Chapter 1
Helaman Chapter 2
Helaman Chapter 3
Helaman Chapter 4
Helaman Chapter 5
Helaman Chapter 6
Helaman Chapter 7
Helaman Chapter 8
Helaman Chapter 9
Helaman Chapter 10
Helaman Chapter 11
Helaman Chapter 12
Helaman Chapter 13
Helaman Chapter 14
Helaman Chapter 15
Helaman Chapter 16
THIRD BOOK OF NEPHI, 3 Nephi Chapter 1
3 Nephi Chapter 2
3 Nephi Chapter 3
3 Nephi Chapter 4
3 Nephi Chapter 5
3 Nephi Chapter 6
3 Nephi Chapter 7
3 Nephi Chapter 8
3 Nephi Chapter 9
3 Nephi Chapter 10
3 Nephi Chapter 11
3 Nephi Chapter 12
3 Nephi Chapter 13
3 Nephi Chapter 14
3 Nephi Chapter 15
3 Nephi Chapter 16
3 Nephi Chapter 17
3 Nephi Chapter 18
3 Nephi Chapter 19
3 Nephi Chapter 20
3 Nephi Chapter 21
3 Nephi Chapter 22
3 Nephi Chapter 23
3 Nephi Chapter 24
3 Nephi Chapter 25
3 Nephi Chapter 26
3 Nephi Chapter 27
3 Nephi Chapter 28
3 Nephi Chapter 29
3 Nephi Chapter 30
FOURTH NEPHI
THE BOOK OF MORMON, Mormon Chapter 1
Mormon Chapter 2
Mormon Chapter 3
Mormon Chapter 4
Mormon Chapter 5
Mormon Chapter 6
Mormon Chapter 7
Mormon Chapter 8
Mormon Chapter 9
THE BOOK OF ETHER, Ether Chapter 1
Ether Chapter 2
Ether Chapter 3
Ether Chapter 4
Ether Chapter 5
Ether Chapter 6
Ether Chapter 7
Ether Chapter 8
Ether Chapter 9
Ether Chapter 10
Ether Chapter 11
Ether Chapter 12
Ether Chapter 13
Ether Chapter 14
Ether Chapter 15
THE BOOK OF MORONI, Moroni Chapter 1
Moroni Chapter 2
Moroni Chapter 3
Moroni Chapter 4
Moroni Chapter 5
Moroni Chapter 6
Moroni Chapter 7
Moroni Chapter 8
Moroni Chapter 9
Moroni Chapter 10

UPON PLATES TAKEN FROM THE PLATES OF NEPHI

Wherefore, it is an abridgment of the record of the people of Nephi, and also of the Lamanites—Written to the Lamanites, who are a remnant of the house of Israel; and also to Jew and Gentile—Written by way of commandment, and also by the spirit of prophecy and of revelation—Written and sealed up, and hid up unto the Lord, that they might not be destroyed—To come forth by the gift and power of God unto the interpretation thereof—Sealed by the hand of Moroni, and hid up unto the Lord, to come forth in due time by way of the Gentile—The interpretation thereof by the gift of God.

An abridgment taken from the Book of Ether also, which is a record of the people of Jared, who were scattered at the time the Lord confounded the language of the people, when they were building a tower to get to heaven—Which is to show unto the remnant of the House of Israel what great things the Lord hath done for their fathers; and that they may know the covenants of the Lord, that they are not cast off forever—And also to the convincing of the Jew and Gentile that JESUS is the CHRIST, the ETERNAL GOD, manifesting himself unto all nations—And now, if there are faults they are the mistakes of men; wherefore, condemn not the things of God, that ye may be found spotless at the judgment-seat of Christ.

TRANSLATED BY JOSEPH SMITH, JUN. 
THE TESTIMONY OF THREE WITNESSES

Be it known unto all nations, kindreds, tongues, and people, unto whom this work shall come: That we, through the grace of God the Father, and our Lord Jesus Christ, have seen the plates which contain this record, which is a record of the people of Nephi, and also of the Lamanites, their brethren, and also of the people of Jared, who came from the tower of which hath been spoken. And we also know that they have been translated by the gift and power of God, for his voice hath declared it unto us; wherefore we know of a surety that the work is true. And we also testify that we have seen the engravings which are upon the plates; and they have been shown unto us by the power of God, and not of man. And we declare with words of soberness, that an angel of God came down from heaven, and he brought and laid before our eyes, that we beheld and saw the plates, and the engravings thereon; and we know that it is by the grace of God the Father, and our Lord Jesus Christ, that we beheld and bear record that these things are true. And it is marvelous in our eyes. Nevertheless, the voice of the Lord commanded us that we should bear record of it; wherefore, to be obedient unto the commandments of God, we bear testimony of these things. And we know that if we are faithful in Christ, we shall rid our garments of the blood of all men, and be found spotless before the judgment-seat of Christ, and shall dwell with him eternally in the heavens. And the honor be to the Father, and to the Son, and to the Holy Ghost, which is one God. Amen.

OLIVER COWDERY
DAVID WHITMER
MARTIN HARRIS

THE TESTIMONY OF EIGHT WITNESSES

Be it known unto all nations, kindreds, tongues, and people, unto whom this work shall come: That Joseph Smith, Jun., the translator of this work, has shown unto us the plates of which hath been spoken, which have the appearance of gold; and as many of the leaves as the said Smith has translated we did handle with our hands; and we also saw the engravings thereon, all of which has the appearance of ancient work, and of curious workmanship. And this we bear record with words of soberness, that the said Smith has shown unto us, for we have seen and hefted, and know of a surety that the said Smith has got the plates of which we have spoken. And we give our names unto the world, to witness unto the world that which we have seen. And we lie not, God bearing witness of it.

CHRISTIAN WHITMER
JACOB WHITMER
PETER WHITMER, JUN.
JOHN WHITMER
HIRAM PAGE
JOSEPH SMITH, SEN.
HYRUM SMITH
SAMUEL H. SMITH