2 Nephi 30:4 Textual Variants

Royal Skousen
and then shall the remnant of our seed know concerning us how that we came out from Jerusalem and that they are [a decendant >js decendants 1|a descendant A| descendants BCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRST] of the Jews

As discussed under 1 Nephi 6:2, there are four places in the original text where the singular “a descendant” occurs in contexts where we expect the plural “descendants”. The singular is clearly intended in these four places, even if it is unusual.

Analysis of Textual Variants of the Book of Mormon, Part. 2