Unanswered | Answered

The Book of Mormon

~200 answered questions
Parent Category: Religious Literature
The Book of Mormon was translated by Joseph Smith the Prophet from ancient records and gives an account of people who used to live in North and South America, and their wars and dealings with God.
The term "black race" is normally used to refer to people from Africa - mostly south of the Sahara. Since there is no interaction with these people in the book (it deals exclusively with people in what is now the Middle-East and the Americas) it would be most accurate to say that it says nothing on …
Popularity: 25
The "Native-American race", like that of Asia, Africa, and Europe, is not just one distinct group; it's made up of a lot of different groups. According to the Book of Mormon at least some of their ancestors came from two migrations of groups from what is now the Middle-East - one a bit prior to the …
Popularity: 36
The answer depends on which version you consider original - the original handwritten manuscript or the printer's version. The original manuscript had a number of misspellings, punctuation errors, and grammar mistakes that were edited by the first printer (Joseph Smith had very little formal educati…
Popularity: 10
Answer Assume that the pages are numbered 1-145 in order and we don't have any other page numbering system. In every ten pages the digit 5 will appear in the units column once, e.g. 5, 15, 25, 35, 45 etc. That makes 15 fives. In the 50's the digit 5 will also appear in the tens column …
Popularity: 13
A lot of people :D But some you might know are Mitt Romney, Donny and Marie Osmond, Gladys Knight, Steve Young, and Thurl Bailey ... You can see some famous members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (the "Mormon" church) as well as profiles of regular members at the "related links"…
Popularity: 1
The term "Aldine edition" is derived from Aldus Manutius, a 16th century Venetian printer who invented a print type that enabled the printing of a book small enough to put into one's pocket. It was designed to appeal to the general reader who could conveniently carry the book around and read it at a…
Popularity: 15
I think you mean what is a mormon.A mormon is a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. We believe the Jesus Christ will come again and restore the earth to it's paradisical glory. We use the Bible as well as the Book of Mormon and The Pearl of Great Price and The Doctrine and Con…
Popularity: 0
One Answer from our community The Book of Mormon is another testament of Jesus Christ. It came through revelation from Joseph Smith. It tells about what was happening in the Americas at about the same time as the Bible. On the other hand, the text of the KJV Bible remains completely untouched by …
Popularity: 22
Don't Judge a Book by Its Cover The longest-ever book title belongs to Nigel Tomm; his book's title has 3,999 characters (with spaces) or 670 words. The full title is as follows: Selected Works of Nigel Tomm (2006/2007) (Shakespeare's Sonnets Remixed 2006 / Shakespeare's Hamlet Remixed 2007 / Shake…
Popularity: 8
The Book of Mormon is a volume of holy scripture comparable to the Bible. It is a record of God's dealings with the ancient inhabitants of the Americas and contains, as does the Bible, the fulness of the everlasting gospel. The book was written by many ancient prophets by the spirit of prophecy an…
Popularity: 4
Baby books
Popularity: 2
The belief of Mormons is that the Book of Mormon was written on golden plates or tablets by the ancient inhabitants of the Americas, who came over to the Americas from Jerusalem, having been led there by the hand of God, though this belief is not shared by Orthodox Christians, who believe Joseph Smi…
Popularity: 16
There are at least parts of the Book of Mormon that are conspicuously untrue. For example the presence of horses in the Americas - presumably Joseph Smith or Moroni did not realise that the Spaniards introduced horses long after the time in whci the Book of Mormon is set.
Popularity: 0
The Bible used by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church) is the King James Version. It contains 39 Books in the Old Testament and 27 in the New Testament. Some mistakenly refer to The Book of Mormon, Another Testament of Jesus Christ as the "Mormon Bible" or the "Golden Bible.…
Popularity: 30
Answer The apostles, except for Paul and possibly Judas Iscariot, the man who betrayed Jesus, all came from the general area of Galilee in Israel. At Jesus' trial, the bystanders at the fire where Peter was warming himself said he was a follower of Jesus because they knew he was from Galilee. Ju…
Popularity: 19
'Believe' is used 49 times in the Gospel of John, 4 times in 1 John, and not at all in 2 or 3 John. 'This does not include the derivatives of the word believe. Using my Logos software I found that the word pistis which is translated believe as well as its different parts of speech is used at least…
Popularity: 2
Jesus WeptThe above verse is from John 11:35 in the New Testament of the Bible.The shortest verses in the Book of Mormon are: 1 Nephi 2:15- "And my father dwelt in a tent."Alma 18:27- "And he said, Yea."
Popularity: 70
"Mormon" is a nickname for a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. For information about what members of this religion believe, you can visit www.Mormon.org. "Mormon" is a nickname for a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The Church is a Restorationist C…
Popularity: 10
John 11:35 - Jesus wept. (Bible)Alma 18:27- And he said, Yea. (book of mormon)
Popularity: 9
According to Mormon scripture, the plates ascended into heaven after the translation by Joseph Smith. However the Bible states in Revelation 22:18 that "For I testify unto every man that heareth the words of the prophecy of this book, If any man shall add unto these things, God shall add unto him t…
Popularity: 4
It isn't possible. It is just some additional people trying to pick apart the Book of Mormon because they want to discredit the church. And, great for them if they think that being anti-something is better than being pro-whatever they believe in. Anyway, closely reading the verses in question (Alma …
Popularity: 1
The Book of Mormon mentions Korihor who was a skeptic and believed: "... there could be no atonement made for the sins of men, but every man fared in this life according to the management of the creature; therefore every man prospered according to his genius, and that every man conquered according t…
Popularity: 1
This depends on if you are counting by characters or words. The longest verse in the Book of Mormon counting by characters is Alma 60:16: "Yea, had it not been for the war which broke out among ourselves; yea, were it not for these king-men, who caused so much bloodshed among ourselves; yea, at the…
Popularity: 17
The large sections of the Book of Mormon which are copied from the Christian Bible undoubtedly have archaeological evidence. The sections which are not from the Bible do not, and are in fact refuted by archaeology. The Neal A. Maxwell Institute for Religious Scholarship Research at Brigham Young U…
Popularity: 3
The Book of Mormon was written between 600 B.C. and 400 A.D. It begins with a prophet named Lehi, a contemporary of Jeremiah, in Jerusalem. He and his family travel to the Americas to avoid the prophesied Babylonian Captivity. The Book of Mormon is a record of their decendants until the time that on…
Popularity: 4
New Answer:It depends on the condition of the book, but if it is in decent condition it could probably sell for a few hundred. I would check deseretbook.com/auctions to see what similar books are selling for. To the previous answerer: They are asking about 1910 not 1810, the Book of Mormon was p…
Popularity: 4
I looked up "Jesus" on the lds.org scripture search and got 165 scripture references from the Book of Mormon. Many of the scripture references used Jesus's name more than once and I didn't count all of those. However, there are many other names for "Jesus." Some of them are: Christ Savior Adv…
Popularity: 9
it depends on language you have Book of Mormon - but in English - it's 531 pages
Popularity: 5
"Jesus Christ" is mentioned 64 times"Jesus" (not followed by "Christ") is mentioned 116 times"Christ" (without "Jesus") is mentioned 302 timesPlease note that Jesus Christ is mentioned hundreds if not thousands of times in the Book of Mormon by other names, such as "Messiah", "Son of God", "Redeemer…
Popularity: 3
it depends on language you have Book of Mormon - but in English - it's 531 pages
Popularity: 3
The Book of Mormon is a real religious text dictated by Joseph Smith, which is considered scripture by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.You can read the Book of Mormon online, or learn more about what Mormons believe about scripture, at the "Related Links" below.
Popularity: 0
If you mean books of scripture, then the Bible is the longest. If you mean the individual books that comprise the Book of Mormon, then Alma is the longest
Popularity: 1
This of course depends on whether you are going by pages, chapters, verses, words, etc. Alma is the longest book in the Book of Mormon if you go by pages or chapters.
Popularity: 3
The Book of Alma with 64 Chapters.
Popularity: 36
Golden plates were found in 1827, and first copy of Book of Mormon was printed in 1830
Popularity: 4
Are you serious. There too many letters to count. go to http://scriptures.lds.org/en/bm/contents it is an online Book Of Mormon.Improved answer - According to Microsoft word count, the current electronic version of the Book of Mormon on lds.org has 268,163 words - 1,150,219 characters with no spaces…
Popularity: 4
Joseph Smith claimed to have found such plates, which unfortunately are no longer available for viewing, having been taken back up to heaven after being translated.The plates were translated into The Book of Mormon, which can be read at the "Related Link" below.
Popularity: 0
The longest book in the Book of Mormon is the Book of Alma. It takes up almost 1/3 of the Book of Mormon.
Popularity: 3
This is a question that can only be truly answered by the one asking it. As a member of the LDS church, and someone who has read the Book of Mormon, I can tell you that I know, without a doubt, that it is the Word of God. However, I can't tell you it is true, and you can't simply believe me. The onl…
Popularity: 3
The Book of Mormon is the record of a group of Israelites who left Jerusalem during the ministry of Jeremiah, just before the Babylonian Captivity, in about 600 BC. It chronicles a prophet named Lehi, a contemporary of Jeremiah, and his family as they are lead by God from Jerusalem to the Promised L…
Popularity: 2
According to the LDS church the Book of Mormon is "Another Testament of Jesus Christ", written during the same time period as the Bible but in another place. The Book of Mormon was written in the America's by prophets who were sent by God to teach the people there just like the prophets recorded in …
Popularity: 4
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (the "Mormon" church) believes that the Book of Mormon was written on golden colored (although not necessarily the metal gold) plates, delivered to the prophet Joseph Smith by the Angel Moroni. Joseph Smith then translated the plates by the power of Go…
Popularity: 1
Yes there is a page or two probably in the back of the book, before the index and the pearl of Great price.
Popularity: 1
Joseph Smith, Jr. found the plates in the Hill Cumorah near his home in Palmyra, New York in the mid 1820's. He was told about the place by the angel Moroni, who also met and taught him for several years at the place where the plates were buried, until Joseph was allowed to take them home and trans…
Popularity: 3
While the Bible is known to have been altered throughout history and has errors because of that, the Book of Mormon and Qur'an both claim to be revealed directly to their prophets in recent times, and as such claim to be far more accurate books.
Popularity: 1
My response is an attempt to avoid biggoted judgment and supply the answer according to my understanding of the Mormon Book's history. The plates of the Book of Mormon were a collection of books of history and religious teachings of various prophets and leaders from ancient America. The plates were…
Popularity: 4
I don't know a lot about this subject, but as a Christian, I would have to ask 'was he inspired by God?' If not, then there's your answer. Also, read the last few verses of Revelations in the Bible, then research how the founder of the Mormon religion died. Hmmm...
Popularity: 1
The Mormon Bible is the exact same as the regular King James Version of the Bible which other Christian religions use. The LDS, or as it's more commonly known, "Mormon" Church has another Testament of Jesus Christ called The Book of Mormon, which was, according to LDS gospel, written by people aroun…
Popularity: 6
The Brother of Jared whose name was revealed to Joseph Smith to be the name:Mahonri Moriancumer Although specifically the full name does not exist within the Book of Mormon, part of the name remains within the Book itself as it can be found within Ether 2: 13 13 And now I proceed with my record; for…
Popularity: 150
Mormon is the man who compiled and abridged the Book of Mormon. He lived in about the 4th century. He gathered the historical and religious texts of his people, and combined them onto one set of metal plates. These plates were translated by Joseph Smith in the late 1820's to become the Book of Mormo…
Popularity: 5
Yes, I have. Several times. :) If you'd like to read it online or request a free copy to be delivered to you, you can follow the links below.
Popularity: 3
This is almost an impossible question to answer because the two books cannot be equally compared. It isn't an "apples to apples" comparison. Most scholars agree that John wrote the Book of Revelation sometime between the year 60 and 90 A.D. The Book of Mormon was mostly written between the years 60…
Popularity: 1
The Bible testifies of Jesus Christ. Likewise the Book of Mormon testifies of Jesus Christ. It gives the account of Christ coming to the American continent, and organizing his church among the people there, along with the history of many ancient peoples who settled the American continent long before…
Popularity: 5
The Book of Mormon can be bought in many different languages because it has been translated into many different languages, so in the book of mormon that was translated into french, all of the pages are in french.
Popularity: 3
Members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (commonly called "Mormons") believe The Book of Mormon was translated from ancient metal plates by Joseph Smith, Jr. They believe that he was lead to the place where the plates were buried by an angel. They were buried in a hill near his hom…
Popularity: 6
Two differing opinions presented below Opinion 1: No! the reference to Ezekiel 37:15-17 below is misinterpreted. The Hebrew word used by Ezekiel is ets, which means "wood, tree, stick"; translated in this passage asstick, ets is also used in Numbers 15:32; 1 Kings 17:10; 2 Kings 6:6, and Lamentat…
Popularity: 8
Isaiah 29 mentions a book will come from the dust and someone who is not learned to read it.
Popularity: 4
nopenopenope...never!
Popularity: 2
Members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (the "Mormon" church) believe the Book of Mormon. Some others who are not members of the church also believe in the book but disagree with other tenets of Mormonism.
Popularity: 2
It was mostly written and preserved for people living today, in this last era of the world.
Popularity: 3
The Book of Mormon confirms the Biblical account of Christ: that he was born of a virgin, is the literal Son of God, and the Savior of Mankind. Hence, it is considered "Another Testament of Christ" by Mormons. In the Book's chapter "3rd Nephi", Jesus descends from Heaven after the Ascension mentio…
Popularity: 4
The Lamanites were made to have dark skin in the Book of Mormon.   The above is the quick answer.  A more complete answer will include who the lamanites descended from.  According to the Book of Mormon, Lehi was a Prophet of God, much like Isaiah of the Old Testament.  …
Popularity: 1
The Testimony of the Three Witnesses says that the witnesses (Oliver Cowdery, David Whitmer, and Martin Harris) saw the plates, the engravings on the plates, and an angel which showed them the plates. They heard the voice of the Lord. The Testimony of the Three Witnesses can be found here: http://…
Popularity: 1
The Book of Mormon is regarded as scripture and the Word of God by members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (commonly called "Mormons"). It is a record of people who traveled from the Biblical Holy Land to the American continent and God's dealings with them. The Book of Mormon is …
Popularity: 4
There are 6604 total verses and 239 total chapters in the current (1995) LDS edition of the Book of Mormon. Earlier editions and those printed by other groups may or may not have the same number of verses.The verse and chapter breakdown per book is as follows: 1 Nephi: 618 verses, 22 chapters2 Neph…
Popularity: 4
The idea of scriptural "happy texts" comes from the story of Pollyanna, and only mentions those in the Bible. The story explains that a 'happy text' is a scripture verse that uses words such as happy, joy, gladness, cheer, pleasure, etc. In the Book of Mormon there are:9 Verses that use the word "Ha…
Popularity: 2
Alma 18:27 is the shortest verse in the Book of Mormon with 4 words and 12 characters. It says "And he said, yea." There are three other verses in the Book of Mormon with only four words, but more characters.
Popularity: 3
I counted 431 instances of the word "heart" or "hearts" in the Book of Mormon.
Popularity: 24
Solomon Spalding wrote a document now called the "Spalding Manuscript". Critics claim that Joseph Smith did not actually translate ancient plates into the Book of Mormon, but rather wrote the Book of Mormon himself and based it on the Spalding Manuscript.This claim is largely denied by scholars, bot…
Popularity: 1
The entire book of Mormon has been translated into 85 languages, and selections of the Book of Mormon have been translated into an additional 25 languages.The Church is continually working on translating the Book of Mormon into more languages, but the process is extremely slow. In recent years they …
Popularity: 4
I counted 105 times that the word "light" is used in the Book of Mormon.
Popularity: 3
The Book of Mormon contains many of the same names for Jesus Christ as there are in the Bible. The only way to get an accurate count would be to read the entire book, as no exhaustive list is available online. Names commonly used for Jesus in the Book of Mormon are:ChristMessiahJesusLight and life o…
Popularity: 15
I counted 100 instances of the word "Promise" (and variations such as 'promised' and 'promises') in the Book of Mormon. Most of the time this was linked with "promised land" or "land of promise".The phrase "keep my commandments" is used 25 times in the Book of Mormon.The phrase "ye shall prosper in …
Popularity: 1
Members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (commonly called the "Mormon Church" use the Bible, the Book of Mormon, the Doctrine and Covenants, and the Pearl of Great Price as scripture.You can read these books at scriptures.lds.org
Popularity: 4
Members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints believe that Joseph Smith was lead to the place where some ancient metal plates were buried by an angel of God. The writings on these plates were then translated into the Book of Mormon by the power of God.
Popularity: 3
Essentially, all that can be proved is that the Book of Mormon took place somewhere that was across a large body of water from the Middle East. From descriptions of lands in the Book of Mormon, most everyone deduces that it takes place in the Americas, with the "narrow neck of land" mentioned being …
Popularity: 34
The Book of Mormon is a book of scripture similar to the Bible. It is a record of the ancient inhabitants of the American continent, just as the Bible is a record of the ancient inhabitants of Israel and the surrounding area. Members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (commonly calle…
Popularity: 8
To get that answer, all you have to do is read the Book of Mormon . It started 600 years before Christ and ended 400 a.d. What people that was left became the American Indians and the people that has lived from Mexico down through central and south America.Hmmm - assuming you are at least partially …
Popularity: 1
The fourth book in the Book of Mormon is the Book of Enos.The books of the Book of Mormon (in order) are: 1 Nephi2 NephiJacobEnosJaromOmniWords of MormonMosiahAlmaHelaman3 Nephi4 NephiMormonEtherMoroni
Popularity: 5
No. Members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (commonly called the "Mormon" church) use the KJV Bible as well as the Book of Mormon, so there is no use in copying the Bible into the Book of Mormon. There are a few quotes from the Old Testament in the Book of Mormon, most of them fro…
Popularity: 2
There is no book in the Book of Mormon that is the same as Genesis. Members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (commonly called the "Mormon" church) use the Bible, so there is no need to duplicate it in the Book of Mormon. The Book of Moses in the Pearl of Great Price is similar. It …
Popularity: 2
The Book of Mormon never mentions a war in heaven. The War in Heaven is mentioned in the Bible in Revelation 12, Isaiah 14, and Luke 10. It is more specifically detailed in the Pearl of Great Price, in Moses 4 and Abraham 3.
Popularity: 1
The actual text identifies the Abominable Church as a church of Satan. It exists mainly in metaphor. Religious scholars draw close relationship between the Abominable Church and the (evil church) of Babylon description used in Revelation. LDS scholars and teachers have written that the Abominable C…
Popularity: 1
Mormons believe that the Gospel contained within the Book of Mormon is the same as the Gospel contained within the Bible. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, more commonly known as the Mormons, have this belief. First let's quote Galatians 1:6 correctly. it states "1:6 I marvel that ye …
Popularity: 5
"Promise" is used in 48 passages. Please see Related Link.
Popularity: 5
Answer 1 If, you mean Polygamy, the answer is No. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (the "Mormon" church) outlawed the practice of polygamy among its members in 1890. Anyone found entering into a polygamous marriage since that time has been excommunicated. There are those who call them…
Popularity: 1
I don't know which one it THE shortest, but Moroni, the last book in The Book of Mormon, has a lot of really short chapters because Moroni did not know if the Lord would preserve him to write again. But until he dies, he continued to write.
Popularity: 39
There is only one version, unless you are asking how many languages it is in, in which case, the Book Of Mormon is translated into 87 different languages, one of which is now extinct. Another answer Regarding the languages the Book of Mormon, it has been fully translated into 87 languages, including…
Popularity: 2
The word love is found 69 times in the Book of Mormon.
Popularity: 5
The word "Thanks" appears 167 times according to word counting software lds.org/scriptures/search?lang=eng&type=verse&query=thanks
Popularity: 3
The word "thank" appears 38 times in the Book of Mormon. However the word "thanks" appears 167 times.
Popularity: 2
The words "sacrifice" "sacrifices" and "sacrificed" are found 20 times in the Book of Mormon.
Popularity: 2
Here are a few:"And he said unto me: Behold, the virgin whom thou seest is the mother of the Son of God, after the manner of the flesh" (1st Nephi 11:18)."And behold he cometh, according to the words of the angel, in six hundred years from the time my father left Jerusalem" (1st Nephi 19:8)."For acc…
Popularity: 3
Joseph Smith, the man who translated the Book of Mormon from the plates, said this regarding where they are at now: "...They remained safe in my hands, until I had accomplished by them what was required at my hand. When, according to arrangements, the messenger called for them, I delivered them up …
Popularity: 74
You need a degree in History, Scriptures, and English.
Popularity: 1