Apparently, he understands that we learn through repetition. 24 And again it shall come to pass that the Lord shall say unto him, 25 Forasmuch as this people draw near unto me with their mouth, and with their lips do honor me, but have removed their hearts far from me, and their fear towards me, 26 Therefore, I will proceed to do a marvelous, work among this people, yea, a marvelous work and a wonder, , for the wisdom of their wise and learned shall perish, and the understanding of their prudent shall be hid, (or in other words, all the scholarly religious attitudes and beliefs will be inadequate when compared with the revealed truth), from the Lord! Joseph once said: "The best way to obtain truth and wisdom is not to ask it from books, but to go to God in prayer, and obtain divine teaching" (Teachings of the Prophet Joseph Smith, compl. . Their fear toward him is still taught by the precept of men. The Second Book of Nephi (/ ˈ n iː f aɪ /), usually referred to as Second Nephi or 2 Nephi, is the second book of the Book of Mormon.The original translation of the title did not include the word "second". Her people that erred in spirit have not yet come to understanding and they that murmured have not yet learned doctrine (see Isaiah 29:24). 4 For behold, all ye that doeth iniquity, stay yourselves and wonder, for ye shall cry out, and cry; yea, ye shall be drunken but not with wine, ye shall stagger but not with strong drink. Email This BlogThis! Nephi explains in 2 Nephi 27:6, 29-31 that the Book of Mormon will also serve to expose Satan and his trickery, helping men & women see clearly. And their works are in the dark; and they say: Who seeth us, and who knoweth us? The script reads from right to left. While it might be possible to decipher the symbols through study, something that to the present time has been an exercise in frustration, it is also possible that decipherment will remain until the Lord directs his chosen servants to do so. If Joseph copied it, is it copied accurately? from, , Vol. This time, he is speaking of "the last days," when people "upon all the lands of the earth . [C. Wade Brown. About 559–545 B.C. 2017-18 Lesson 37 "Prophecy of the Book of Mormon" 2 Nephi 27 LINK TO DOWNLOAD. In 2 Nephi 27, Nephi adds a wealth of prophetic detail not found in Isaiah--about events that will occur thousand of years after his time. No specific book is mentioned because Isaiah's concern was the lost vision of his people. 6. An ancient book would be delivered to a man for translation (2 Nephi 27:9). . Who was the Nephite author(s) who composed it? . This chapter explains the role of the Book of Mormon in the latter days. "Each of his text books passed through several editions, and for thirty years his influence upon the study of the classics in the United States was probably greater than that of any other man." A 27-slide PowerPoint Presentation for the BofM Lesson 37: 2 Nephi 27. by Amber Andrus . [Stan Larson, "A Most Sacred Possession," The Ensign, September 1977, p. 91], 2 Nephi 27:12 Three witnesses shall behold it (Illustration): Oliver Cowdery, David Whitmer, Martin Harris. 331.) Moreover, Moroni later introduced Nephi's likened version of Isaiah 29 (not the Jewish version) to the latter-day dispensation when he appeared in 1823 to the Prophet Joseph Smith. The Lord provided witnesses to testify and establish His word. (Stanley B. Kimball, "The Anthon Transcript," BYU Studies, Spring, 1970, p. and deliver them to another [. 2 Nephi 27 contains further prophecies about the last days. Joseph was pliable clay, ready and willing to be molded by the Master Craftsman. Joseph, whom Isaiah saw in vision, would acknowledge: I am not learned. 6-7], 2 Nephi 27:15 Take these words which are not sealed and deliver them to another, that he may show them unto the learned (Illustration): Markings on the inscribed roller stamp ("cylinder seal") found at Tlatilco in the Valley of Mexico (bottom) and Anthon Transcript equivalents. 14:26; D&C 35:18; JS—H 1:65. The Romans (which helped fulfill the "woe" and "destruction" prophesied) eventually declined and became "as a dream of a night vision" (Isaiah 29:7). 35 They also that aerred in spirit shall come to understanding, and they that murmured shall blearn doctrine. Isaiah's continuing prophecy in 29:5,7-8 can be matched with the subsequent vanquishing of Babylon's power by the Medes and the Persians (see Isaiah 13-14, 21, 41, 43-48). . His expression is symbolic--a simile, one of many similes and metaphors in Isaiah 29. It is equally difficult to ascertain how often those who have been identified visited him. 2 Ne 29:1 I shall proceed to do a marvelous work among them. Professor Charles Anthon (1787-1867) [W. Cleon Skousen, Treasures from the Book of Mormon, Vol. . It was to this learned professor of Columbia that Martin Harris took the characters which had been copied from the plates of the Book of Mormon. 80-81]. 24 And again it shall come to pass that the Lord shall say unto him that shall read the words that shall be delivered him: 25 aForasmuch as this people draw near unto me with their mouth, and with their lips do bhonor me, but have removed their chearts far from me, and their fear towards me is taught by the dprecepts of men—. . In 1884 a committee of the RLDS Church conversed with David Whitmer and were shown a transcript of which he wrote, "I have in my possession the original paper containing some of the characters transcribed from one of the golden plates, which paper Martin Harris took to Professor Anthon of New York." I accordingly took it out of my pocket and gave it to him, when he took it and tore it to pieces, saying that there was no such thing now as ministering of angels, and that if I would bring the plates to him he would translate them. Staff, "Martin Harris' Visit with Charles Anthon: Collected Documents on the Anthon Transcript and "Shorthand Egyptian," pp. ; and I work not among the children of men save it be according to their faith. 11 And the day cometh that the words of the book which were sealed shall be read upon the house tops; and they shall be read by the power of Christ; and all things shall be arevealed unto the children of men which ever have been among the children of men, and which ever will be even unto the end of the earth. In fact, he repeatedly claims the words as his own or attributes them to the Lord. . Nephi testifies of the coming forth of the Book of Mormon. But I give unto you a prophecy, according to the spirit which is in me; wherefore I shall prophesy according to the plainness which hath been with me from the time that I came out from Jerusalem with my father; for behold, my soul delighteth in plainness unto my people, that they may learn. The Dictionary of American Biography describes Professor Anthon as a prolific writer. 26:5; 37:15; Zech. Take These Words Which Are Not Sealed and Deliver Them to Another, That He May Show Them unto the Learned: I then shewed him those which were not yet translated, and he said that they were Egyptian, Chaldaic, Assyriac, and Arabic; and he said that they were true characters. 2 Nephi 31–33. It is really the Harris-Anthon Transcript? Differences in the text are marked in RED. The Septuagint and Syriac both read the same as the Book of Mormon. ." [W. Cleon Skousen. By looking in the following verses, according to Jesus, what will help you to recognize the true church? 2 Nephi 25-27 Questions for Review: 1. This proved a naive opinion. 30 And the meek also shall increase, and their joy shall be in the Lord, and the poor among men shall rejoice in the Holy One of Israel (that is, the righteous will know the Savior again). TG Book of Mormon. [C. Wade Brown, The First Page of the Golden Plates, pp. 33 Therefore, thus saith the Lord, who redeemed Abraham, concerning the house of Jacob (or the house of Israel): Jacob shall not now be ashamed, neither shall his face now wax pale (or in other words, Father Jacob will no longer have to be embarrassed about the behavior of his posterity). Isaiah's symbolic sealed book is still sealed today. God will bring forth a book that will help people see clearly. . 2 Nephi 27:32 And They That Make a Man an Offender for a Word: In discussing examples of passages from Isaiah which appear to be copied from the King James Bible into the Book of Mormon, scholars have found variations in the text. ), and turn aside the just for a thing of naught (that is, who destroy good people for unimportant matters). 2 Nephi 22 (Isaiah Text & Commentary): Chapter 22 (Compare Isaiah 12) In the Millennium All Men Will Praise the Lord 1 And in that day thou shalt say: O Lord, I will … D'      a. or like unto a thirsty man which dreameth. . According to Cloward, a comparison of these verses of prophecy related to a "marvellous work and a wonder" with the present condition of Jerusalem and the Jews reveals that most of these prophecies have not yet been fulfilled. 12 Wherefore, at that day when the book shall be delivered unto the man of whom I have spoken, the book shall be hid from the eyes of the world, that the eyes of none shall behold it save it be that athree bwitnesses shall behold it, by the power of God, besides him to whom the book shall be delivered; and they shall testify to the truth of the book and the things therein. . According to Carl Jones, the first archaeological evidence of a possible New World script which might be comparable to that of the Anthon Transcript was found on a cylindrical stamp reported in La Venta, Tabasco: A Study of Olmec Ceramics and Art (Drucker, 1952). Nephi gives several reasons for quoting Isaiah again, this time for 13 chapters (adding to his three other chapters in 1 Nephi 20-21 and 2 Nephi 27; others who quoted Isaiah in the Book of Mormon are Jacob, Abinadi, Moroni, and Jesus Christ). Variations in the text are marked in ROSE. He also uses words and themes from other chapters of Isaiah, including many words that sound like Isaiah 29. . Joseph Smith was commanded of the Lord to send another, Martin Harris, to New York. In it Nephi included a revelation he received from the Lord showing the reaction of many latter-day gentiles to the addition of another book of scripture. 102-103], Note* The reader should be aware that I have taken the liberty to slightly modify the structure of the last part of the chiasm (step B' and A') from what appears in Parry's book. 3 Nephi 27: 6-12 Here goes an attempt at reading these verses. 7 And behold the book shall be asealed; and in the book shall be a brevelation from God, from the beginning of the world to the cending thereof. ; and in the book shall be a revelation from God, from the beginning of the world to the ending thereof. From Whitmer's estate it eventually passed to the leadership of the Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, now titled the Community of Christ. 4 For behold, all ye that doeth iniquity, stay yourselves and wonder (that is: Stop and Think! It is very important here to distinguish between, , just as Parker did in his conversation with Bushman, because that is exactly what Nephi, Mormon, and Moroni did in the Book of Mormon (1 Nephi 1:2; Mormon 9:32-34; Ether 8:9) [F.A.R.M.S. Unlike those of Isaiah's, the words of Nephi's book, at least those of the unsealed part, are read. And it shall come to pass that the Lord God shall bring forth unto you the words of a book, and they shall be the words of them which have slumbered. However, the chiasm in the Book of Mormon is more complete, more understandable, and adapted for the last days. According to McConkie and Millet, here is the prophetic word which attests that Martin Harris's trip to New York was based upon more than his own curiosity or desire for academic substantiation for the Book of Mormon translation. There is a document containing Nephite script that passed into the custody of David Whitmer, one of the witnesses of the Book of Mormon. In a F.A.R.M.S. It may be that the "seal" Nephi was speaking of is that the message of the Book of Mormon (even the unsealed and published part) is "sealed" to anyone without faith, to anyone who trusts in the learning of the world and rejects the revelations of God. 27 And awo unto them that seek deep to hide their bcounsel from the Lord! A 27-slide PowerPoint Presentation for the BofM Lesson 37: 2 Nephi 27 "Referring to the Restoration of the gospel of Jesus Christ, Nephi prophesied that the Lord would “do a … The script reads from right to left. Think of how disoriented and isolated Nephi must have felt. It's all there in Isaiah 29, as quoted by Nephi (with a few extra "and it came to passes" and "beholds" thrown in to … Posted by Anything But Housework at 6:23 PM. I informed him that part of the plates were sealed, and that I was forbidden to bring them. The Text of the Anthon Manuscript. shall be revealed unto the children of men which ever have been among the children of men, and which ever will be even unto the end of the earth. 8 Wherefore, because of the things which are asealed up, the things which are sealed shall not be delivered in the day of the wickedness and abominations of the people. By taking 2 Nephi 27 out the context of this broader prophecy, this critic then attempts to make it seem impersonal. Isaiah 29 is not a long chapter, but its message is clear to the Jews: The Lord announces the destruction of Jerusalem and the death of her people as his response to pride and hypocritical worship. 27:2 And when that day shall come they shall be visited of the Lord of Hosts, with thunder and with earthquake, and with a great noise, and with storm, and with tempest, and with the flame of devouring fire. Charles Anthon's side of the story breaks down in a number of ways, as has long been pointed out. Their "likening" of Isaiah 29 provides a most interesting illustration of how this is done. Because a portion of the gold plates obtained by Joseph Smith was sealed, we have generally identified that portion as the sealed book spoken of in Isaiah 29 and 2 Nephi 27. [C. Wade Brown, The First Page of the Golden Plates, pp. 2 Nephi 25:26–27—The D eadness of the Law Versus Life in Christ. SEARCH. . 3 Nephi 27: 6-12. . See the note at I Nephi 20:1. 2 Ne. 25:1. . And the learned (or Charles Anthon) shall say: Bring hither the book, and I will read them. Donald W. Parry gives the following chiastic structure for 2 Nephi 27:1-5: But, behold, in the last days, or in the days of the Gentiles--, yea, behold all the nations of the Gentiles, yea, even upon all the lands of the earth, (anabasis), B. with iniquity and all manner of abominations--. The person who wrote this section of the Book of Mormon would have had to have an understanding of chiasms in prophetic writings. On how convincing he had been, Anthon's 1834 letter simply says that Harris "took his leave," but his 1841 letter claims that Harris left with the "express declaration" that he would not mortgage his farm or have anything to do with printing the golden book. [Joseph Fielding McConkie and Robert L. Millet, Doctrinal Commentary on the Book of Mormon, Take these words which are not sealed and deliver them to another, that he may show them unto the learned (, This document, which may be the original paper carried by Martin Harris to show Charles Anthon in New York City, presents some of the Book of Mormon characters. The Restoration Will Be a Marvelous Work and a Wonder. ", Charles Anthon was a bachelor and lived in a wing of Columbia College. . The emphasis also remains on teaching their children about the law so that the children can learn of its deadness. 1, p. 322], 2 Nephi 27:15 Take these words which are not sealed and deliver them to another, that he may show them unto the learned (Illustration): This document, which may be the original paper carried by Martin Harris to show Charles Anthon in New York City, presents some of the Book of Mormon characters. [W. Cleon Skousen, Treasures from the Book of Mormon, Vol. Before examining exactly how and where Isaiah 29 appears in the Book of Mormon, it is vital to study it in its biblical context; then it will become clear how Book of Mormon writers applied Isaiah's words to truths they understood about themselves. A. After the lengthy quotation of Isaiah 2-14 (contained in 2 Nephi 12-24), the text of the Book of Mormon indicates a clear break at 2 Nephi 25:1. This is very different from the corresponding wording of Isaiah 29:11. (The Literati, New York, 1859, pp. After the lengthy quotation of Isaiah 2-14 (contained in 2 Nephi 12-24), the text of the Book of Mormon indicates a clear break at 2 Nephi 25:1. 1 But, behold, in the alast days, or in the days of the Gentiles—yea, behold all the nations of the Gentiles and also the Jews, both those who shall come upon this land and those who shall be upon other lands, yea, even upon all the lands of the earth, behold, they will be bdrunken with iniquity and all manner of abominations—. 5 For behold, the Lord hath poured out upon you the spirit of deep sleep. God will bring forth a book that will help people see clearly. The following section is quoted from Isaiah 29. From this, what else can one conclude, except that Martin Harris has been telling the truth all along about what Charles Anthon said on this point. What does it say? Then shall the Lord God say unto him: The learned shall not read them for they have rejected them, and I am able to do mine own work; wherefore thou shalt read the words which I shall give unto thee. The Twelve Jewish Apostles (Peter, James, and John are already counted above. For example, the “wo” statement which begins vs. 27 will be extended in the list of woes at 28:24-29 (and at 28:24-29 Nephi appears to be connecting both of these to Jacob’s teachings as well as to Isaiah’s earlier prophecies: the list of woes there is reminiscent of Jacob’s wo pronouncements at 2 Ne. Stanley Kimball responds, Martin Harris probably kept his copy for many years, but there is nothing known about what he finally did with it. I left him and went to Dr. Mitchill, who sanctioned what Professor Anthon had said respecting both the characters and the translation." 17 And the man shall say: I cannot bring the book, for it is sealed. 27:7-8. In 2 Nephi 27, Nephi adds a wealth of prophetic detail not found in Isaiah--about events that will occur thousand of years after his time. I answered that an angel of God had revealed it unto him. and Deliver Them to Another: In 2 Nephi 27:9-15 we find the following prophecy: But behold, it shall come to pass that the Lord God shall say unto him to whom he shall deliver the book: Take these words which are not sealed and deliver them to another, that he may show them unto the learned, saying: Read this, I pray thee. After many years he finally saw that the last line of the document reflected part of what appeared to be a perfect inverted parallel. 6-7], Markings on the inscribed roller stamp ("cylinder seal") found at Tlatilco in the Valley of Mexico (bottom) and Anthon Transcript equivalents. Artist: Gary Kapp. 21 aTouch not the things which are sealed, for I will bring them forth in mine own due time; for I will show unto the children of men that I am able to do mine own work. 2 Nephi 3:7-8 Part of that work was to translate and publish the Book of Mormon, as Joseph Smith learned on September 21, 1823. The characters on the proposed Anthon Transcript are accurately copied from the Nephite plates. The Syriac reads as the Book of Mormon suggests. . Not only did they delight in "likening" scripture to themselves, they urged this process upon later readers as well. Isaiah lamented in Isaiah 29:11 that the vision of Jerusalem's people had become as the words of a sealed book. To understand how this would occur, readers must turn to the Book of Mormon. The first, in 2 Nephi 25:9-20, speaks of the Lord's dealings with the Jews, and the second, in 2 Nephi 25:21--30:18, broadens into his dealings with the Nephites, Lamanites, and Gentiles, and the role of the Book of Mormon in the last days. Artist: Gary Kapp. (Vol. As such, I know this needs more thought and fine tuning, and perhaps more explanation . [Robert J. Matthews, "Two Ways in the World," in Studies in Scripture: Book of Mormon, Part 1, pp. In his brief article Dr. Kelley went so far as to call this an example of a "hitherto unknown writing system." The first one. of whom I have spoken, the book shall be hid from the eyes of the world, that the eyes of none shall behold it save it be that three witnesses, (that is, Oliver Cowdery, David Whitmer and Martin Harris -- see D&C 17, heading and verse 1). And they also say: Surely, your turning of things upside down (or your perversion of truth) shall be esteemed as the potter's clay (or in other words, they will claim they can get along without God -- see Isaiah 45:9). b. but not with strong drink. and with . . 2 Nephi Chapter 28. 3 Nephi 27:2. Copyright © 2020 Alan C. Miner. . The fundamental problem is hypocrisy, which is a form of dishonesty: pretending to believe in God, saying the right things and appearing to be religious when in fact, your heart isn’t in it. . Jerusalem's vision has not yet been opened. Darkness and apostasy will cover the earth in the last days—The Book of Mormon will come forth—Three witnesses will testify of the book—The learned man will say he cannot read the sealed book—The Lord will do a marvelous work and a wonder—Compare Isaiah 29. But a careful reading of 2 Nephi 27 will reveal that this is not a transcription of Isaiah 29, but, rather, a. or scriptural commentary. 2 Nephi 27 -30 Nephi prophesies of latter-day apostasy, the coming forth of the Book of Mormon, and the restoration of the gospel. 33 Therefore, thus saith the Lord, who redeemed Abraham, concerning the house of Jacob: Jacob shall anot now be ashamed, neither shall his face now wax pale. 2 Nephi 11:2-8 Why So Much Isaiah? The Lord’s solution is compassionate and respectful: teach them. Download our free scripture study tool: https://www.scriptureplus.org/Join our email list here: https://forms.aweber.com/form/87/2078810487.htm Brown explains that when he was young he thought that Joseph Smith just became tired of copying the strange characters of the Anthon Manuscript and his handwriting became weaker and smaller. Then he adds his own commentary and likens or applies 19 Wherefore it shall come to pass, that the Lord God will adeliver again the book and the words thereof to him that is not learned; and the man that is not learned shall say: I am not learned. , Spring, 1970, p. There, Nephi begins his "own prophecy," comprising six chapters, 2 Nephi 25-30. Or shall the thing framed say of him that framed it, he had no understanding? Two inverted parallel structures appear on the document when the text is formatted to illustrate separate phrases. Moreover, Moroni later introduced Nephi's likened version of Isaiah 29 (not the Jewish version) to the latter-day dispensation when he appeared in 1823 to the Prophet Joseph Smith. 34 But when he aseeth his children, the work of my hands, in the midst of him, they shall sanctify my name, and sanctify the Holy One of Jacob, and shall fear the God of Israel. The body of the prophecy contains two major sections. The Septuagint and Syriac both read the same as the Book of Mormon. (Franklin S. Harris, Jr., The Book of Mormon: Messages and Evidences, pp. . Or shall the thing framed, (or in essence, can any child of God say: God doesn't know me, and not only can I hide from God, but I have no accountability to God), 28 But behold, saith the Lord of Hosts: I will show unto the children of men that it is yet a very little while, (that is, it won't be long after the Book of Mormon comes forth), (or the Holy Land -- the homeland of the House of Israel), shall be turned into a fruitful field; and the fruitful field shall be esteemed as a forest, (that is, Israel will blossom with truth, spiritual growth, etc., after the Restoration), 29 And in that day shall the deaf hear the words of the book, and the eyes of the blind shall see out of obscurity and out of darkness, (or in other words, the spiritually deaf and blind will be healed as a result of the Restoration, the Book of Mormon, etc. [Alan C. Miner, Step by Step through the Book of Mormon: The Covenant Story, Vol. But is there any tangible proof? For behold, Isaiah spake many things which were hard for many of my people to understand . In the final portions of the Book of Mormon, Moroni referred twice at length to Nephi's version of Isaiah 29 (see Mormon 8:23, 26-27, 29-30; and Moroni 10:27). a book. I left him and went to Dr. Mitchill, who sanctioned what Professor Anthon had said respecting both the characters and the translation." History tells us that in 536, , Cyrus the Great of Persia allowed the Jews to return to Jerusalem and rebuild the temple (see Isaiah 44:28; 45:1; compare 2 Chronicles 36:22-23; Ezra 1, 3), but evidently this was not the restoration Isaiah prophesied in 29:14,17-24. Praying for forgiveness of his sins, and Problems, '' comprising chapters. At the beginning of the Anthon Transcript might be framed it, save it be a book! 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