“Whom the Father Hath Led Away out of the Land”

W. Cleon Skousen

Of course, the big question was why didn't the Jews know about the Nephites and the fact that the same gospel the Jews had received was going to be shared with the Saints in America. Even if they didn't know about the ten tribes, it certainly seemed they should have known about the Nephites who had come from Jerusalem.

Treasures from the Book of Mormon