“Moroni Commanded His Men That They Should Fall Upon Them Until They Had Given Up Their Weapons of War”

Brant Gardner

Moroni’s engagement strategy is consistent with his earlier behavior: The Nephites will fight until the Lamanites are willing to surrender. At that point, the fighting ends. Moroni did not intend to slaughter the enemy but to defeat them.

Second Witness: Analytical & Contextual Commentary on the Book of Mormon, Vol. 4