Politics
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KnoWhy #322
“A senum of silver was equal to a senine of gold, and either for a measure of barley, and also for a measure of every kind of grain.”
Alma 11:7
Riplakish by Jody Livingston
KnoWhy #244
“And he did erect him an exceedingly beautiful throne”
Ether 10:6
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
Signing of the Declaration of Independence, John Trumbull.
KnoWhy #156
"And thus he was preparing to support their liberty, their lands, their wives, and their children, and their peace, and that they might live unto the Lord their God."
Alma 48:10
Nephite Judges by Jody Livingston
KnoWhy #107
“Therefore, it came to pass that they assembled themselves together in bodies throughout the land, to cast in their voices concerning who should be their judges”
Mosiah 29:39
Plates and Lineage via Book of Mormon Central, featuring Mormon Abridging the Plates by Tom Lovell and The Gold Plates by Jerry Thompson
KnoWhy #76
“Now behold, I, Jarom, write a few words according to the commandment of my father, Enos, that our genealogy may be kept.”
Jarom 1:1
Nephi Subduing his Brothers by Arnold Friberg
KnoWhy #11
“Upon the other plates [the Large Plates] should be engraven an account of the reign of the kings, and the wars and contentions of my people; wherefore these plates [the Small Plates] are for the more part of the ministry; and the other plates are for the more part of the reign of the kings and the wars and contentions of my people.”
1 Nephi 9:4