“He Was Nourished for the Space of Many Days”

That is, Sherem was taught and instructed in the ways of truth and righteousness-he was “nourished by the good word of God” (see Jacob 6:7; Alma 39:10). Physical nourishment may also have been involved: Sherem was now unable to care for himself.
Joseph F. McConkie, Robert L. Millet -

Joseph F. McConkie, Robert L. Millet

Doctrinal Commentary on the Book of Mormon, Vol. 2

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