“Behold, here are the waters of Mormon (for thus were they called) and now, as ye are desirous to come into the fold of God, and to be called his people, and are willing to bear one another’s burdens, that they may be light …. Now I say unto you, if this be the desire of your hearts, what have you against being baptized in the name of the Lord, as a witness before him that ye have entered into a covenant with him, that ye will serve him and keep his commandments, that he may pour out his Spirit more abundantly upon you?”
"Wherefore, the things which are pleasing unto the world I do not write, but the things which are pleasing unto God and unto those who are not of the world. Wherefore, I shall give commandment unto my seed, that they shall not occupy these plates with things which are not of worth unto the children of men."
1 Nephi 6:5–6
"And they did also carry with them deseret, which, by interpretation, is a honey bee"
"O then despise not, and wonder not, but hearken unto the words of the Lord, and ask the Father in the name of Jesus for what things so ever ye shall stand in need. Doubt not, but be believing"
“And it came to pass that they called their names Anti-Nephi-Lehies.”
“And we beheld the sea, which we called Irreantum, which, being interpreted, is many waters.”
1 Nephi 17:5
“Yea, I make a record in the language of my father, which consists of the learning of the Jews and the language of the Egyptians”
1 Nephi 1:2