“Nimrod did Gain Favor in the Eyes of Shule”

Brant Gardner

Rather than fighting Shule, Nimrod yields the kingdom to Shule, not only retaining control as a vassal king but amassing enough prestige that he “did do in the kingdom of Shule according to his desires.” Shule must be aged at this point—in his seventies or eighties—since Nimrod is the great-grandson of his brother, Corihor.

Second Witness: Analytical & Contextual Commentary on the Book of Mormon, Vol. 6