Lamanites Not the Real Enemy to the Nephites

2 Ne. 5:25

“[The Lamanites] were not the Nephite problem. They were merely kept there to remind the Nephites of their real problem, which was to walk uprightly before the Lord.” (Hugh Nibley, Since Cumorah, p. 376)
K. Douglas Bassett -

K. Douglas Bassett

Latter-Day Commentary on the Book of Mormon