Book of Mormon Translation
Facsimile of the Printer's Manuscript. Photograph by Book of Mormon Central
KnoWhy #388
“And I, Mormon, pray to God that they may be preserved from this time henceforth. And I know that they will be preserved; for there are great things written upon them, out of which my people and their brethren shall be judged at the great and last day.”
Words of Mormon 1:11
Image of Emma Smith via lds.org
KnoWhy #386
“And it shall come to pass that the Lord God shall bring forth unto you the words of a book, and they shall be the words of them which have slumbered.”
2 Nephi 27:6
Moroni Hides the Plates in the Hill Cumorah (Moroni Burying the Plates), by Tom Lovell
KnoWhy #366
“O my sons, I would that ye should remember that these sayings are true, and also that these records are true. … and we can know of their surety because we have them before our eyes.”
Mosiah 1:6
Brother Joseph by David Lindsley
KnoWhy #334
“And behold, it is wisdom in God that we should obtain these records, that we may preserve unto our children the language of our fathers.”
1 Nephi 3:19
Translating with Martin by Anthony Sweat
KnoWhy #331
"Wherefore, with the help of these, king Benjamin, by laboring with all the might of his body and the faculty of his whole soul, and also the prophets, did once more establish peace in the land. And now there was no more contention in all the land of Zarahemla, among all the people who belonged to king Benjamin, so that king Benjamin had continual peace all the remainder of his days."
Words of Mormon 1:18–Mosiah 1:1
2 Nephi 31 by Jorge Cocco
KnoWhy #304
“And according to … the word of the angel of God, his name should be Jesus Christ the Son of God.”
2 Nephi 25:19
Martin Harris pageant via lds.org
KnoWhy #291
“But behold, it shall come to pass that the Lord God shall say unto him to whom he shall deliver the book: Take these words which are not sealed and deliver them to another, that he may show them unto the learned, saying: Read this, I pray thee. And the learned shall say: Bring hither the book, and I will read them.”
2 Nephi 27:15
Christ and the Nephites by John Zamudio
KnoWhy #282
“And now behold, these are the words which ye shall say.”
3 Nephi 11:24
John the Baptist Baptizing Jesus by Harry Anderson
KnoWhy #279
“And now behold, these are the words which ye shall say, calling them by name, saying: Having authority given me of Jesus Christ, I baptize you in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost. Amen.”
3 Nephi 11:24–25
Translation setting in the restored home of Joseph and Emma Smith via Church History Website
KnoWhy #273
"For behold, I am God; and I am a God of miracles; and I will show unto the world that I am the same yesterday, today, and forever."
2 Nephi 27:23

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