“To Search Up These Things of Old”

Alan C. Miner

According to Roy Weldon, there are 118 superfluous prepositions in the Nephite record--a very evident Hebraic usage. One good example is found in Ether 8:17: "to search up these things of old . . ." [Roy E. Weldon, Book of Mormon Deeps, Vol. III, p. 271] [See the commentary on Helaman 16:22]

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