“They Fought on Both Hands with Exceeding Fury”

Brant Gardner

The Lamanite army was large enough that there were two battle fronts: facing Moroni and facing Lehi. In the center, however, would be men not actively engaged in either front who had to decide which way to move when their comrades fell in combat. Mormon’s description captures their confusion.

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