Gold Plates
Lehi, Nephi, and Jacob Utilizing the Plates. Images via lds.org
KnoWhy #444
“Wherefore, I Nephi, did make a record upon the other plates...”
1 Nephi 19:4
Etruscan Gold Book, dating to 600 BC via templestudy.com
KnoWhy #407
“It shall be brought out of the earth, and it shall shine forth out of darkness, and come unto the knowledge of the people; and it shall be done by the power of God.”
Mormon 8:16
Photograph by Laci Gibbs via ladylacecreative.com
KnoWhy #403
“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”
Testimony of the Eight Witnesses
Photo by Aaron Burden on Unsplash
KnoWhy #397
“Wherefore it shall come to pass, that the Lord God will deliver again the book and the words thereof to him that is not learned; and the man that is not learned shall say: I am not learned.”
2 Nephi 27:19
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
Image via lds.org
KnoWhy #385
“And the Lord said: I will prepare unto my servant Gazelem, a stone, which shall shine forth in darkness unto light.”
Alma 37:23
Image of Lucy Mack Smith via LDS Church History
KnoWhy #379
"Wherefore, the Lord God will proceed to bring forth the words of the book; and in the mouth of as many witnesses as seemeth him good will he establish his word."
2 Nephi 27:14
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
The Granite Mountain Records Vault via lds.org
KnoWhy #345
“Wherefore, the Lord hath commanded me to make these plates for a wise purpose in him, which purpose I know not.”
1 Nephi 9:5
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

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