“Amos, Son of Amos Kept the Record for 111 Years”

Monte S. Nyman

Amos kept the record longer than anyone in this time period. He died after three hundred and five years had passed away, for a total of one hundred and eleven years of recording (see v. 47 below), another evidence of physical blessings. We remind you that Mormon is abridging their records at this time from the plates of Nephi (v. 21), and is giving just a brief account

Book of Mormon Commentary: Divine Ministry, the First Gospel