Mormon 8:2 Textual Variants

Royal Skousen
after the great and [tremendious 1|tremendous ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRST] battle at Cumorah

As explained under Alma 28:2–3, the earliest text uses the dialectal tremendious rather than the standard tremendous. The critical text will restore all instances of tremendious, even though this usage may be the result of dialectal overlay on the part of Joseph Smith or his scribes.

Analysis of Textual Variants of the Book of Mormon, Part. 6