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According to Matthew Brown, there are many concepts in the Book of Mormon, and especially in king Benjamin's sermon that parallel the Israelite Sukkot or Feast of Tabernacles.

FEAST OF TABERNACLES

OLD TESTAMENT

BOOK OF MORMON

Temple location

Deuteronomy 31:11

Mosiah 2:1

Booths/Tents

Leviticus 23:41-44

Mosiah 2:5-6

Speaker on platform

Nehemiah 8:4

Mosiah 2:7

God as Creator

Nehemiah 9:5-6

Mosiah 2:20-21

Commandments of God

Exodus 24:3-4

Mosiah 6:1-3

Covenant with God

Exodus 24:7

Mosiah 5:5

Blood of the covenant

Exodus 24:8

Mosiah 3:11

Blessing/Curses

Deuteronomy 27:14-26

Mosiah 2:22, 33

Sacrifice

Numbers 29:12-34

Mosiah 2:3

Those who understand

Nehemiah 10:28-29

Mosiah 2:40

Falling to the ground

Nehemiah 8:6

Mosiah 4:1-2, 6-7

Names recorded

Nehemiah 9:38

Mosiah 6:1-3

[Matthew B. Brown, All Things Restored: Confirming the Authenticity of LDS Beliefs, p. 224]

Alan C. Miner -

Alan C. Miner

Step by Step Through the Book of Mormon: A Cultural Commentary

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