Ancient Law
Batalla del Rio Sidon by Jorge Cocco
KnoWhy #274
"And we will guard them from their enemies with our armies, on condition that they will give us a portion of their substance to assist us that we may maintain our armies."
Alma 27:24
Lehi's Sons Offering Riches to Laban by Jerry Thompson
KnoWhy #256
“Therefore I did obey the voice of the Spirit, and took Laban by the hair of the head, and I smote off his head with his own sword.”
1 Nephi 4:18
Seantum by Briana Shawcroft
KnoWhy #180
"Then shall he confess unto you, and deny no more that he has done this murder. And then shall he say unto you, that I, Nephi, know nothing concerning the matter save it were given unto me by the power of God."
Helaman 9:35–36
Painting by James Fullmer
KnoWhy #162
“I am Ammoron, the king of the Lamanites; I am the brother of Amalickiah whom ye have murdered. Behold, I will avenge his blood upon you”
Alma 54:16
Soon after Pahoran had been appointed as the chief judge.
KnoWhy #159
"But behold, Pahoran would not alter nor suffer the law to be altered; therefore, he did not hearken to those who had sent in their voices with their petitions concerning the altering of the law."
Alma 51:3
Last Judgment, Washington DC Temple Mural, Harry Anderson
KnoWhy #149
"And now, my son, I have somewhat to say concerning the restoration of which has been spoken; for behold, some have wrested the scriptures, and have gone far astray because of this thing."
Alma 41:1
In Remembrance of Me, Walter Rane. Image via lds.org
KnoWhy #146
"And now my son, Shiblon, I would that ye should remember, that as much as ye shall put your trust in God even so much ye shall be delivered out of your trials, and your troubles, and your afflictions, and ye shall be lifted up at the last day."
Alma 38:5
"Mayan Sacrifice" Artwork by Thomas Hall
KnoWhy #142
“There can be nothing which is short of an infinite atonement which will suffice for the sins of the world”
Alma 34:12
In ancient courts, curses as punishment were not uncommon. Image via lds.org
KnoWhy #138
“Now when Alma had said these words, Korihor was struck dumb, that he could not have utterance, according to the words of Alma”
Alma 30:50
A portion of the gold plates was sealed as depicted in the rendering here. Image via lds.org
KnoWhy #53
“For the book shall be sealed by the power of God, and the revelation which was sealed shall be kept in the book until the own due time of the Lord”
2 Nephi 27:10