“The Lamanites Driven out of the Land”

Monte S. Nyman

The success of the Nephites in defending against the Lamanites is briefly told, as the reign of Zeniff for about thirty-five years comes to an end. Although the record of his people continues, Mormon apparently copied his account verbatim (chapters 9 and 10), since it is written in the first person. The rest of the record of Zeniff was abridged.

Book of Mormon Commentary: These Records Are True