1 Nephi 4:14–17

From Section: A Final Attempt at Getting the Brass Plates

From Page: Lehites in Jerusalem and Arabia

And now, when I, Nephi, had heard these words, I remembered the words of the Lord which he spake unto me in the wilderness, saying that:

“Inasmuch as thy seed shall keep my commandments,
_they shall prosper in the land of promise.”

Yea, and I also thought that they could not keep the commandments of the Lord according to the law of Moses, save they should have the law. And I also knew that the law was engraven upon the plates of brass. And again, I knew that the Lord had delivered Laban into my hands for this cause— that I might obtain the records according to his commandments.

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