Laman’s motives

For this very cause has king Laman, by his cunning, and lying craftiness, and his fair promises, deceived me, that I have brought this my people up into this land, that they may destroy them; yea, and we have suffered these many years in the land.

From section: Zeniff’s Reign in Lehi–Nephi and Shilom

From page: Recolonization of the Land of Nephi