“Index to the 1841 printing of the Book of Mormon”

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1841 Book of Mormon Index

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The Book of Mormon: an account written by the hand of Mormon upon plates taken from the plates of Nephi. 1st European ed. from the 2nd American ed., 635–43. Liverpool: printed by J. Tompkins, for B. Young, H. C. Kimball, and P. P. Pratt, by order of the translator, 1841.

INDEX

PAGE

FIRST BOOK OF NEPHI ................................................................................... 1

Language of the Record....................................................................................... 1

Nephi’s Abridgment ............................................................................................ 3

Lehi’s Dream....................................................................................................... 3

Lehi departs into the wilderness........................................................................... 4

Nephi slayeth Laban ............................................................................................ 9

Sariah complains of Lehi’s Vision..................................................................... 11

Contents of the brass plates................................................................................ 12

Ishmael goes with Nephi.................................................................................... 13

Nephi’s brethren rebel and bind him.................................................................. 14

Lehi’s dream of the tree, rod, &c. ...................................................................... 16

Messiah and John prophesied of ........................................................................ 19

Olive branches broken off.................................................................................. 20

Nephi’s Vision of Mary..................................................................................... 22

Do. the crucifixion of Christ ............................................................................. 23

Do. darkness and earthquake ............................................................................. 24

Great abominable church................................................................................... 26

Discovery of the promised land ......................................................................... 26

Bible spoken of ................................................................................................. 27

Book of Mormon, and Holy Ghost promised ..................................................... 29

Other books come forth .................................................................................... 29

Bible and Book of Mormon one......................................................................... 30

Promises to the Gentiles .................................................................................... 30

Two churches .................................................................................................... 31

The work of the Father commence..................................................................... 32

A man in white robes (John) ............................................................................. 32

Nephites come to knowledge ............................................................................. 34

Rod of iron ........................................................................................................ 35

The sons of Lehi take wives .............................................................................. 37

Director found (ball).......................................................................................... 37

Nephi broke his bow.......................................................................................... 38

Directors work by faith ..................................................................................... 39

Ishmael died ...................................................................................................... 39

PAGE Lehi and Nephi threatened ................................................................................ 40

Nephi commanded to build a ship...................................................................... 41

Nephi about to be worshipped by his brethren ................................................... 46

Ship finished and entered .................................................................................. 46

Dancing in the ship............................................................................................ 47

Nephi bound; ship driven back .......................................................................... 47

Arrived on the promised land............................................................................. 48

Plates of ore made ............................................................................................. 49

Zenos, Neum, and Zenock ................................................................................. 50

Isaiah’s Writings ............................................................................................... 52

Holy One of Israel ............................................................................................ 58

SECOND BOOK OF NEPHI ............................................................................ 59

Lehi to his sons.................................................................................................. 59

Opposition in all things...................................................................................... 64

Adam fell that men might be.............................................................................. 65

Joseph saw our day............................................................................................ 67

A choice seer..................................................................................................... 67

Writings grow together...................................................................................... 67

Prophet promised to the Lamanites.................................................................... 69

Joseph’s prophesy on brass plates...................................................................... 69

Lehi buried........................................................................................................ 70

Nephi’s life sought ............................................................................................ 72

Nephi separated from Laman............................................................................. 72

Temple built ..................................................................................................... 73

Skin of blackness............................................................................................... 74

Priest’s, &c. consecrated.................................................................................... 74

Make other plates ......................................................................................... 40 74

Isaiah’s words (by Jacob) .................................................................................. 75

Angels to a devil................................................................................................ 81

Spirits and bodies re-united ............................................................................... 81

Baptism ............................................................................................................. 82

No kings upon this land ..................................................................................... 86

Isaiah prophesieth.............................................................................................. 89

Rod of the stem of Jesse .................................................................................. 101

Seed of Joseph perish not................................................................................. 109

Law of Moses kept ......................................................................................... 109

Christ shall shew himself........................................................................ 110 [635]

PAGE Signs of Christ, birth and death........................................................................ 110

Whisper from the dust, book sealed up ............................................................ 112

Priestcraft forbidden ........................................................................................ 113

Sealed book to be brought forth....................................................................... 114

Three witnesses behold the book .................................................................... 115

The words [read this I pray thee] ..................................................................... 115

Seal up the book again..................................................................................... 115

Their priests shall contend ............................................................................... 117

Teach with their learning & deny the Holy Ghost ............................................ 117

Rob the poor.................................................................................................... 118

A Bible; a Bible............................................................................................... 120

Men judged of the Books................................................................................. 121

White and a delightsome people ...................................................................... 122

Work commence among all people.................................................................. 122

Lamb of God baptised .................................................................................... 123

Baptism by water and Holy Ghost ................................................................... 124

BOOK OF JACOB.....................................................................................55, 128

Nephi anointeth a King.................................................................................... 129

Nephi died....................................................................................................... 129

Nephites and Lamanites................................................................................... 130

A righteous branch from Joseph....................................................................... 133

Lamanites shall scourge you............................................................................ 134

More than one wife forbidden.......................................................................... 134

Trees, waves and mountains obey us ............................................................... 136

Jews looked beyond the mark .......................................................................... 137

Tame olive tree................................................................................................ 137

Nethermost part of the vineyard....................................................................... 138

Fruit laid up against the season ........................................................................ 139

Another branch................................................................................................ 140

Wild fruit had overcome.................................................................................. 142

Lord of the vineyard wept ............................................................................... 142

PAGE Branches overcome the roots ........................................................................... 143

Wild branches plucked off............................................................................... 145

Sherem the Anti-Christ.................................................................................... 147

A sign, Sherem smitten.................................................................................... 149

Enos takes the plates from his Father 150

THE BOOK OF ENOS.................................................................................... 150

Enos, thy sins are forgiven............................................................................... 151

Records threatened by Lamanites .................................................................... 152

Lamanites eat raw meat ................................................................................... 152

THE BOOK OF JAROM................................................................................. 153

Nephites waxed strong..............................................................................200, 154

Lamanites drink blood .................................................................................... 154

Fortify cities .................................................................................................... 154

Plates delivered to Omni,..........................................................................238, 155

THE BOOK OF OMNI ................................................................................... 155

Plates given to Amaron,............................................................................282, 156

Plates given to Chemish,...........................................................................320, 156

Mosiah warned to flee ..................................................................................... 157

Zarahemla discovered ..................................................................................... 157

Engravings on a stone...................................................................................... 157

Coriantumr discovered .................................................................................... 158

His parents came from the tower...................................................................... 158

Plates delivered to king Benjamin.................................................................... 158

THE WORDS OF MORMON......................................................................... 159

False Christ and Prophets ................................................................................ 161

BOOK OF MOSIAH,...................................................................................... 161

Mosiah made king, and received...................................................................... 163

The plates of brass, sword and director ............................................................ 163

King Benjamin teacheth the people.................................................................. 164

Their tent doors towards the temple................................................................. 164

Coming of Christ foretold................................................................................ 169

Beggars not denied .......................................................................................... 173

Sons and daughters................................................................................. 175 [638]

INDEX.

PAGE Mosiah began to reign, .............................................................................476, 177

Ammon, &c. bound and imprisoned ................................................................ 178

Limhi’s proclamation ..................................................................................... 179

Twenty-four plates of gold............................................................................... 181

Seer and Translator.......................................................................................... 182

RECORD OF ZENIFF .................................................................................... 183

A battle fought ................................................................................................ 185

King Laman died............................................................................................. 185

Noah made king .............................................................................................. 187

Abinadi the prophet ......................................................................................... 189

Resurrection ................................................................................................... 198

Alma believed Abinadi.................................................................................... 200

Abinadi cast into prison and scourged with faggots.......................................... 201

Waters of Mormon .......................................................................................... 202

The daughters of the Lamanites stolen by king Noah’s priests ......................... 208

Records on plates of ore .................................................................................. 212

Last tribute of wine.......................................................................................... 213

Lamanites deep sleep....................................................................................... 219

King Limhi baptised ....................................................................................... 221

Priest and teachers labour ................................................................................ 221

Alma saw an angel .......................................................................................... 225

Alma fell, (dumb)............................................................................................ 226

King Mosiah’s sons preach to the Lamanites ................................................... 229

Translation of records...................................................................................... 229

Plates delivered by Limhi ................................................................................ 229

Translated by two stones.................................................................................. 229

People back to the tower.................................................................................. 229

Records given to Alma .................................................................................... 230

Judges appointed ............................................................................................. 231

Alma died ....................................................................................................... 234

King Mosiah died .....................................................................................509, 234

Kings of Nephi ended...................................................................................... 234

THE BOOK OF ALMA .................................................................................. 235

Nehor slew Gideon.......................................................................................... 236

Amlici made king ............................................................................................ 239

Amlici slain in battle ....................................................................................... 241

Amlicites painted red....................................................................................... 242

Alma baptised in Sidon.................................................................................... 245

Alma’s preaching ........................................................................................... 247

Alma ordained elders....................................................................................... 253

Commanded to meet often .............................................................................. 254

PAGE Alma saw an angel .......................................................................................... 259

Amulek saw an angel....................................................................................... 265

Lawyers’ questioning Amulek ......................................................................... 266

Coins named.................................................................................................... 268

Zeezram the lawyer ......................................................................................... 269

Zeezram trembles ............................................................................................ 272

Election spoken of........................................................................................... 276

Melchizedek priesthood................................................................................... 277

Alma and Amulek stoned ................................................................................ 279

Records buried ................................................................................................ 280

Prison rent ....................................................................................................... 282

Zeezram healed & baptised ............................................................................. 283

Nehor’s desolation........................................................................................... 285

Lamanites converted........................................................................................ 287

Flocks scattered at Sebus ................................................................................. 289

Ammon smote off arms ................................................................................... 291

Ammon and king Lamoni................................................................................ 293

King Lamoni fell ............................................................................................. 295

Ammon and the Queen .................................................................................... 295

King and Queen prostrate ................................................................................ 297

Aaron, &c. delivered ...................................................................................... 301

Jerusalem built ................................................................................................ 302

Preaching in Jerusalem .................................................................................... 302

Lamoni’s Father converted .............................................................................. 307

Land Desolation and Bountiful ........................................................................ 308

Anti-Nephi-Lehi’s ........................................................................................... 310

General council .............................................................................................. 311

Swords buried.................................................................................................. 312

1,005 massacred .............................................................................................. 313

Lamanites perish by fire .................................................................................. 314

Slavery forbidden ............................................................................................ 320

Anti-Nephi-Lehi’s removed to Jershon, called Ammonites .............................. 322

Tremendous battle ........................................................................................... 323

Anti-Christ, Korihor ........................................................................................ 326

Korihor struck dumb........................................................................................ 330

The devil in the form of an angel ..................................................................... 330

Korihor trodden down ..................................................................................... 331

Alma’s mission to Zoramites ........................................................................... 332

Rameupmpton (holy stand).............................................................................. 333

Alma on hill Onidah ........................................................................................ 335

Alma on faith .................................................................................................. 336

Prophecy of Zenos.................................................................................. 340 [639]

INDEX.

PAGE Prophecy of Zenock......................................................................................... 340

Amulek’s knowledge of Christ ........................................................................ 341

Charity recommended...................................................................................... 343

Same spirit possess your body ......................................................................... 343

Believers cast out............................................................................................. 345

Alma to Helaman............................................................................................. 346

Plates given to Helaman .................................................................................. 349

24 plates, and directors .................................................................................... 351

Gazelem, a stone, (secret) ................................................................................ 351

Liahona, or compass........................................................................................ 353

Alma to Shiblon .............................................................................................. 354

Alma to Corianton........................................................................................... 355

Unpardonable sin............................................................................................. 356

Resurrection ................................................................................................... 357

Restoration ..................................................................................................... 359

Justice in punishment....................................................................................... 361

If, Adam, took, tree, life .................................................................................. 362

Mercy rob justice............................................................................................. 363

Moroni’s stratagem.......................................................................................... 367

Slaughter of Lamanites.................................................................................... 368

Moroni’s speech to Zarahemnah...................................................................... 370

Prophecy of a soldier ....................................................................................... 371

Lamanites covenant of peace ........................................................................... 372

Alma’s prophecy, 400 years after Christ .......................................................... 373

Dwindle in unbelief ......................................................................................... 373

Alma’s strange departure................................................................................. 374

Amalickiah leadeth away the people, destroyeth the church............................. 375

Standard of Moroni.......................................................................................... 376

Joseph’s coat rent ............................................................................................ 377

Jacob’s prophecy of Joseph’s seed................................................................... 377

Fevers in the land, plants and roots for diseases ............................................... 379

Amalackiah’s plot............................................................................................ 381

The king stabbed ............................................................................................. 381

Amalickiah married the Queen; & acknowledged king .................................... 382

Fortifications by Moroni.................................................................................. 383

Ditches filled with dead bodies........................................................................ 388

PAGE Amalickiah’s oath............................................................................................ 388

Pahoran appointed judge.................................................................................. 393

Army against kingmen..................................................................................... 395

Amalickiah slain.............................................................................................. 397

Ammoron made king....................................................................................... 397

Bountiful fortified............................................................................................ 402

Dissentions...................................................................................................... 403

2000 young men.............................................................................................. 404

Moroni’s epistle to Ammoron.......................................................................... 405

Ammoron’s answer ......................................................................................... 406

Lamanites made drunk..................................................................................... 408

Moroni’s stratagem.......................................................................................... 408

Helaman’s epistle to Moroni............................................................................ 410

Helaman’s stratagem ....................................................................................... 412

Mothers taught faith ........................................................................................ 413

Lamanites surrendered..................................................................................... 414

City of Antiparah taken ................................................................................... 415

City of Cumeni taken....................................................................................... 416

200 of the 2060 fainted.................................................................................... 417

Prisoners rebel, slain........................................................................................ 418

Manti taken by stratagem................................................................................. 419

Moroni to the governor.................................................................................... 424

Governor’s answer .......................................................................................... 428

King Pachus slain ............................................................................................ 431

Cords and ladders prepared.............................................................................. 432

Nephihah taken................................................................................................ 432

Teancum’s stratagem; slain.............................................................................. 434

Peace established............................................................................................. 434

Moronihah made commander .......................................................................... 434

Helaman died .................................................................................................. 435

Sacred things; Shiblon..................................................................................... 435

Moroni died..................................................................................................... 435

5400 emigrated north....................................................................................... 436

Ships built by Hagoth ...................................................................................... 436

Sacred things committed to Helaman; Shiblon died ......................................... 436

THE BOOK OF HELAMAN .......................................................................... 437

Pahoran died.................................................................................................... 437

Pahoran appointed judge.................................................................................. 438

Kishkumen slew Pahoran................................................................................. 438

Pacumeni appointed judge ............................................................................... 438

Zarahemla taken .............................................................................................. 439

Pacumeni killed............................................................................................... 439

Coriantumr ............................................................................................. 440 [640]

INDEX.

PAGE Lamanites surrendered..................................................................................... 441

Helaman appointed judge ................................................................................ 441

Secret signs discovered and Kishkumen stabbed.............................................. 442

Gadianton fled................................................................................................. 442

Emigration northward...................................................................................... 443

Cement houses ................................................................................................ 443

Many books and records.................................................................................. 444

Helaman died .................................................................................................. 446

Nephi made judge............................................................................................ 446

Nephites become wicked ................................................................................. 447

Nephi gave the judgment seat to Cezoram ....................................................... 449

Nephi and Lehi preached to the Lamanites ...................................................... 450

8,000 baptised ................................................................................................. 451

Alma and Nephi surrounded with fire.............................................................. 453

Angels administer............................................................................................ 453

Cezoram and son murdered ............................................................................. 455

Gadianton’s robbers......................................................................................... 455

Gadianton’s robbers destroyed......................................................................... 457

Nephi’s prophecy ............................................................................................ 458

Gadianton robbers are judges........................................................................... 458

Chief judge slain.............................................................................................. 464

Seantum detected............................................................................................. 466

Keys of the kingdom ....................................................................................... 468

Nephi taken away by the spirit......................................................................... 468

Famine in the land .......................................................................................... 469

Gadianton’s band destroyed............................................................................. 470

Famine removed.............................................................................................. 470

Samuel’s prophecy .......................................................................................... 474

Tools lost......................................................................................................... 478

Two days and a night, light.............................................................................. 479

Sign of the crucifixion ..................................................................................... 480

Samuel stoned, &c. ......................................................................................... 483

Angels appeared ............................................................................................. 484

BOOK OF NEPHI........................................................................................... 486

Lachoneus chief judge, ............................................................................ 600, 486

Nephi receives the records............................................................................... 486

Nephi’s strange departure ................................................................................ 486

No darkness at night ........................................................................................ 487

Lamanites became white.................................................................................. 490

Giddianhi to Lachoneus................................................................................... 491

PAGE Gidgiddoni chief judge .................................................................................... 493

Giddianhi slain ................................................................................................ 496

Zemnariahah hanged ....................................................................................... 497

Robbers surrendered ....................................................................................... 497

Mormon abridges the records .......................................................................... 499

Church began to be broke up ........................................................................... 501

Government of the land destroyed ................................................................... 503

Chief judge murdered ..................................................................................... 503

Divided into tribes........................................................................................... 504

Nephi raised the dead ...................................................................................... 505

Sign of the crucifixion .................................................................................... 506

Cities destroyed, earth quakes, darkness, &c.................................................... 507

Law of Moses fulfilled .................................................................................... 510

Christ appeared to Nephites............................................................................. 513

Print of the nails .............................................................................................. 513

Nephi and others called ................................................................................... 514

Baptism commanded ...................................................................................... 514

Doctrine of Christ............................................................................................ 514

Christ the end of the law.................................................................................. 522

Other sheep spoken of ..................................................................................... 522

Blessed are the gentiles.................................................................................... 524

Gentile wickedness on the land of Joseph ........................................................ 524

Isaiah’s words fulfilled .................................................................................... 525

Jesus healed the sick........................................................................................ 526

Christ blessed children..................................................................................... 527

Little ones encircled with fire .......................................................................... 527

Christ administered the sacrament ................................................................... 527

Christ taught his disciples................................................................................ 530

Names of the twelve ........................................................................................ 531

The twelve taught the multitude....................................................................... 531

Baptism, Holy Ghost, & fire............................................................................ 531

Disciples made white....................................................................................... 532

Jesus came, second time .................................................................................. 532

Faith great ....................................................................................................... 533

Christ breaks bread again................................................................................. 533

Miracle, bread and wine .................................................................................. 534

Gentiles destroyed (Isaiah) .............................................................................. 534

Zion established .............................................................................................. 537

From gentiles, to your seed..................................................................... 537 [641]

PAGE Sign, Father’s work commenced...................................................................... 538

He shall be marred........................................................................................... 538

Gentiles destroyed (Isaiah) .............................................................................. 538

New Jerusalem built ........................................................................................ 539

Work commence among all the tribes .............................................................. 539

Isaiah’s words.................................................................................................. 540

Saints did arise ................................................................................................ 541

Malachi’s prophecy ........................................................................................ 542

Faith tried by the Book of Mormon.................................................................. 544

Children’s tongues loosed................................................................................ 545

The dead raised................................................................................................ 545

Baptism and Holy Ghost.................................................................................. 545

All things common .......................................................................................... 545

Christ appeared third time................................................................................ 546

Moses’s church................................................................................................ 546

Three Nephites tarry........................................................................................ 549

The twelve caught up....................................................................................... 550

Change upon their bodies ................................................................................ 551

Disciples raiseth dead ...................................................................................... 554

Zarahemla re-built ........................................................................................... 554

Other disciples ordained in their stead ......................................................100, 555

Nephi died; Amos kept the records in his stead................................................ 555

Amos died and his 194, son Amos (records) .............................................200, 555

Prisons rent by the three .................................................................................. 556

Secret combinations..................................................................................260, 557

Amaron hid records ..................................................................................320, 558

BOOK OF MORMON .................................................................................... 558

Three disciples taken away ............................................................................. 559

Mormon forbidden to preach .......................................................................... 559

Mormon appointed leader.........................................................................326, 560

Samuel’s prophecy fulfilled......................................................................344, 561

Lands divided...........................................................................................350, 563

Mormon makes a record .................................................................................. 562

The twelve shall judge .................................................................................... 564

Desolation taken.......................................................................................363, 565

Women and children sacrificed 367, 566

PAGE

347 Women and children sacrificed to idols..................................................... 567

Mormon took the records hid in Shim ............................................................. 567

Mormon repented of his oath; and took command ........................................... 567

Coming forth of records................................................................................... 568

Records hid in Cumorah ................................................................................. 570

230,000 Nephites slain .................................................................................... 571

Shall not get gain by the plates ....................................................................... 574

These things shall come forth out of the earth.................................................. 575

The state of the world ..................................................................................... 575

Miracles cease, unbelief................................................................................... 579

Disciples go into all the world and preach........................................................ 579

Language of the Book ..................................................................................... 580

BOOK OF ETHER.......................................................................................... 580

Twenty-four plates found................................................................................. 580

Jared cried unto the Lord ................................................................................. 582

Jared went down to the valey of Nimrod.......................................................... 582

Deseret, honey-bee .......................................................................................... 583

Barges built .................................................................................................... 583

Decree of God, choice land.............................................................................. 583

Free from bondage........................................................................................... 584

Four years in tents at Moriancumer.................................................................. 584

Lord talked three hours.................................................................................... 584

Barges, like a dish ........................................................................................... 584

8 vessels, 16 stones.......................................................................................... 586

Lord touched the stones................................................................................... 586

Finger of the Lord seen.................................................................................... 586

Jared’s brother saw the Lord............................................................................ 587

Two stones given ............................................................................................ 588

Stones sealed up .............................................................................................. 588

Went aboard of vessels .................................................................................... 592

Furious wind blew .......................................................................................... 592

344 days’ passage............................................................................................ 592

34 arrived on the promised land....................................................................... 593

Orihah anointed king ....................................................................................... 593

King Shule taken captive................................................................................. 595

Shule’s son slew Noah............................................................................ 595 [642]

INDEX.

PAGE Jared carries his father away captive................................................................ 596

The daughter of Jared danced .......................................................................... 597

Jared anointed king by the hand of wickedness................................................ 599

Jared murdered, and Akish reigned in his stead................................................ 599

Names of animals ............................................................................................ 600

Poisonous serpents .......................................................................................... 601

Riplakish’s cruel reign..................................................................................... 602

Morianton anointed king.................................................................................. 603

Poisonous serpents destroyed .......................................................................... 604

Many wicked kings.......................................................................................... 606

Moroni on faith ............................................................................................... 607

Miracles by faith.............................................................................................. 608

Moroni saw Jesus ........................................................................................... 610

New Jerusalem spoken of ................................................................................ 611

Ether cast out .................................................................................................. 612

Records finished in the cavity of a rock ........................................................... 612

Secret combinations......................................................................................... 612

War in all the land .......................................................................................... 613

King shared murdered by his High Priest, the High Priest was murdered by Lib614

Lib slain by Coriantumr................................................................................... 614

PAGE Dead bodies cover the land and none to bury them .......................................... 615

2,000,000, of men slain.................................................................................... 616

Hill Ramah ...................................................................................................... 617

Cries rend the air ............................................................................................. 617

Slept on their swords ....................................................................................... 618

Coraintumr slew Shiz ..................................................................................... 618

Do fell to the earth........................................................................................... 618

Records hid by Ether ...................................................................................... 618

BOOK OF MORONI....................................................................................... 619

Christ’s words to the twelve,............................................................................ 619

Manner of ordination....................................................................................... 620

Order of sacrament .......................................................................................... 620

Order of baptism.............................................................................................. 621

Faith, hope, charity.......................................................................................... 622

Baptism of little children ................................................................................. 627

Women fed on their husbands’ flesh................................................................ 630

Daughters murdered and eat ............................................................................ 630

Sufferings of women and children .................................................................. 631

Cannot recommend them to God ..................................................................... 631

Moroni to the Lamanites.................................................................................. 632

420 years’s since the Sign ............................................................................... 632

Records sealed up (Moroni)............................................................................. 632

Gifts of the spirit ............................................................................................. 632

God’s word shall hiss forth ............................................................................. 633

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