“And they did commit murder and plunder; and then they would retreat back into the mountains, and into the wilderness and secret places, hiding themselves that they could not be discovered, receiving daily an addition to their numbers, inasmuch as there were dissenters that went forth unto them.”
"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
“And ye may know that the words of the Lord, which have been spoken by the holy prophets, shall all be fulfilled; and ye need not say that the Lord delays his coming unto the children of Israel.”
3 Nephi 29:2
"And behold, now it came to pass that it was upon a tower, which was in the garden of Nephi, which was by the highway which led to the chief market."
"Therefore there began to be a serious contention concerning who should have the judgment-seat among the brethren, who were the sons of Pahoran."