Ancient Near East

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KnoWhy #278
“For none of these iniquities come of the Lord; for he doeth that which is good among the children of men; and he doeth nothing save it be plain unto the children of men; and he inviteth them all to come unto him and partake of his goodness; and he denieth none that come unto him, black and white, bond and free, male and female; and he remembereth the heathen; and all are alike unto God, both Jew and Gentile.”
2 Nephi 26:33
The Destruction of the Leviathan by Gustave Dore
KnoWhy #277
“For the Mighty God shall deliver his covenant people. For thus saith the Lord: I will contend with them that contendeth with thee.”
2 Nephi 6:17
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KnoWhy #269
“And now, behold, if Adam had not transgressed he would not have fallen, but he would have remained in the garden of Eden. … And they would have … remained in a state of innocence, having no joy …. But behold, all things have been done in the wisdom of him who knoweth all things. Adam fell that men might be; and men are, that they might have joy.”
2 Nephi 2:22–25
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KnoWhy #262
"Wherefore, the things which are pleasing unto the world I do not write, but the things which are pleasing unto God and unto those who are not of the world. Wherefore, I shall give commandment unto my seed, that they shall not occupy these plates with things which are not of worth unto the children of men."
1 Nephi 6:5–6
Joseph Translating by Anthony Sweat
KnoWhy #258
“For the Lord God giveth light unto the understanding; for he speaketh unto men according to their language, unto their understanding”
2 Nephi 31:3
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
Compilation of paintings of the book of Ether by James Fullmer
KnoWhy #241
"... he did molten out of the hill, and made swords out of steel for those whom he had drawn away with him; and after he had armed them with swords he returned to the city Nehor, and gave battle unto his brother Corihor, by which means he obtained the kingdom and restored it unto his father Kib.”
Ether 7:9
The Brother of Jared Sees the Finger of the Lord by Arnold Friberg
KnoWhy #240
“And thus the Lord caused stones to shine in darkness, to give light unto men, women, and children, that they might not cross the great waters in darkness.”
Ether 6:3
Olmec Heads by Book of Mormon Central
KnoWhy #235
"And Aaron was a descendant of Heth, who was the son of Hearthom."
Ether 1:16
Mormon Bids Farewell to a Once Great Nation by Arnold Friberg
KnoWhy #232
“O ye fair ones, how could ye have departed from the ways of the Lord!”
Mormon 6:17

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