Gadianton Robbers
Photo by Kristina Flour on Unsplash
KnoWhy #377
"And the regulations of the government were destroyed, because of the secret combination of the friends and kindreds of those who murdered the prophets."
3 Nephi 7:6
Jesus Heals the Sick by Carl Bloch
KnoWhy #195
“And some were lifted up unto pride and boastings because of their exceedingly great riches, yea, even unto great persecutions.”
3 Nephi 6:10
Adaptation of Zemnarihah Hung by James Fullmer
KnoWhy #192
"And their leader, Zemnarihah, was taken and hanged upon a tree ... and when they had hanged him until he was dead they did fell the tree to the earth."
3 Nephi 4:28
The Gadianton robbers and their lamb-skin. Image by Book of Mormon Central.
KnoWhy #191
"Behold, great and terrible was the day that they did come up to battle; and they were girded about after the manner of robbers; and they had a lamb-skin about their loins, and they were dyed in blood"
3 Nephi 4:7
Ultimas Paginas by Jorge Cocco
KnoWhy #190
“Lachoneus, most noble and chief governor of the land, behold, I write this epistle unto you, and do give unto you exceedingly great praise.”
3 Nephi 3:2
Rattlesnake by James Fullmer
KnoWhy #189
"And it came to pass that the people began to wax strong in wickedness and abominations; and they did not believe that there should be any more signs or wonders given; and Satan did go about, leading away the hearts of the people, tempting them and causing them that they should do great wickedness in the land."
3 Nephi 2:3
Dante Alighieri and Beatrice Portinari gazing into the Empyrean Light by Gustave Doré
KnoWhy #181
"And thus, if ye shall say unto this temple it shall be rent in twain, it shall be done."
Helaman 10:8
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
James Fullmer collage by Book of Mormon Central
KnoWhy #175
“The Lord did cease to preserve them by his miraculous and matchless power, for they had fallen into a state of unbelief and awful wickedness”
Helaman 4:25
After the successive deaths of the Nephites’ most prominent leaders, their government fell and war broke out again. Image by Joge Cocco
KnoWhy #172
"Therefore there began to be a serious contention concerning who should have the judgment-seat among the brethren, who were the sons of Pahoran."
Helaman 1:2

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