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Book of Mormon Central. “Acquiring Spiritual Knowledge: Act in Faith.” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #260. January 11, 2017.
Keywords: Faith;Jesus Christ;Prayer;Holy Ghost;Revelation;Nephi;Laman;Lemuel;Zeezrom;Lamoni;King Lamoni;Alma;Aaron;Nephites;Lamanites;Liahona;Lehi;Covenants
Book of Mormon Central. “An Apostle’s Witness.” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #2. January 2, 2016.
Keywords: Jeffrey R. Holland;Apostle;Witness;Joseph Smith;Testimony;Book of Mormon;General Conference;Church History;General Authority;Restoration
Book of Mormon Central. “Are the Accounts of the Golden Plates Believable?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #403. January 30, 2018.
Keywords: Plates;Gold Plates;Joseph Smith;Church History;Eight Witnesses;Three Witnesses;Evidence
Book of Mormon Central. “Are There Mistakes in the Book of Mormon?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #3. January 4, 2016.
Keywords: Title Page;Moroni;Critical Text;Textual Variants;Textual Criticism;mistakes;Book of Mormon Translation;Book of Mormon;Church History;Restoration
Book of Mormon Central. “Are There Other Ancient Records Like the Book of Mormon?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #407. February 13, 2018.
Keywords: Plates;Gold Plates;History;Ancient Near East;Ancient Israel;Archaeology;Evidence
Book of Mormon Central. “Are There Really Only Two Churches?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #16. January 21, 2016.
Keywords: Doctrine;Opposition;Lamb of God;God;Church of the Lamb;Church of the Devil;Strait and Narrow;Eternal Life;Satan;Devil;Christianity;Hell
Book of Mormon Central. “At Baptism, What Do We Covenant to Do?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #97. May 11, 2016.
Keywords: Baptism;Covenants;Mosiah;Alma1;Waters of Mormon;Holy Ghost;Atonement

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Book of Mormon Central. “Can Chiasmus Survive Translation?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #343. July 24, 2017.
Keywords: Chiasmus;Translation;Parallelism;Hebrew;Bible;Old Testament;New Testament;Ancient Greek;Evidence
Book of Mormon Central. “Can Textual Studies Help Readers Understand the Isaiah Chapters in 2 Nephi?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #39. February 23, 2016.
Keywords: Textual Criticism;Critical Text;Isaiah;Joseph Smith;Joseph Smith Translation;Nephi;Textual Variants;Church History;Book of Mormon Translation;Restoration

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Book of Mormon Central. “Did a ‘Magic World View’ Influence the Coming Forth of the Book of Mormon?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #538. October 31, 2019.
Keywords: Folk Magic;Seer Stone;Money Digging;Treasure Seeking;Book of Mormon Translation;Joseph Smith;Church History;Ancient Israelite Religion;High Priest;Urim and Thummim;Mesoamerica;Divination
Book of Mormon Central. “Did Abinadi Prophesy During Pentecost?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #90. May 2, 2016.
Keywords: Abinadi;King Noah;Mosiah;Legal;Law of Moses;Pentecost;Ancient Israelite Religion;Shavuot;Ancient Judaism;Psalms
Book of Mormon Central. “Did Alma Counsel His Sons During the Passover?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #146. July 19, 2016.
Keywords: Alma;Zoramites;Passover;Wisdom;Ancient Judaism;Legal;Ancient Law;Corianton;Shiblon;Helaman;Chiasmus
Book of Mormon Central. “Did Ancient Israelites Build Temples Outside of Jerusalem?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #31. February 11, 2016.
Keywords: Nephi;Temples;Altar;Arad;Lachish;Elephantine;Megiddo;Beersheba;Jerusalem;Archaeology;Ancient Israelite Religion;Ancient Judaism;Ancient Near East;Ancient Israel;Sacred Space;Law of Moses;Law;Legal;New World;Promised Land;Sacrifice;Evidence
Book of Mormon Central. “Did Ancient Israelites Write in Egyptian?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #4. January 5, 2016.
Keywords: Egyptian;Egypt;Hieratic;Language;Hebrew;Archaeology;Ancient Israel;Ancient Near East;Top KnoWhys;Evidence
Book of Mormon Central. “Did Ancient People Sail the Seas?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #21. January 28, 2016.
Keywords: Sailing;Transoceanic;Ancient Seafaring;Nephi;Lehi;Lehi's Journey to the Promised Land;Promised Land;Ancient Near East;Archaeology;Arabia;Mesoamerica;New World;Ocean;Evidence
Book of Mormon Central. “Did Interactions with ‘Others" Influence Nephi’s Selection of Isaiah?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #45. March 2, 2016.
Keywords: Nephi;Isaiah;New World;Gentiles;Promised Land
Book of Mormon Central. “Did Jacob Refer to Ancient Israelite Autumn Festivals?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #32. February 12, 2016.
Keywords: Jacob;Nephi;Sukkot;Feast of Tabernacles;Ancient Israelite Religion;Ancient Judaism;Covenants;Law of Moses;Law;Legal;Priest;Promised Land;Evidence
Book of Mormon Central. “Did Jerusalem Have Walls Around It?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #7. January 8, 2016.
Keywords: Jerusalem;Walls;Joseph Smith;Emma Smith;Book of Mormon Translation;Archaeology;Ancient Israel;Ancient Near East;Evidence
Book of Mormon Central. “Did Jesus Bleed from Every Pore?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #520. June 13, 2019.
Keywords: Atonement;Jesus Christ;Gethsemane;Blood;Sacrifice;New Testament;Textual Criticism
Book of Mormon Central. “Did Joseph Smith Attempt to Assassinate Missouri Governor Lilburn Boggs?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #632. May 31, 2022.
Keywords: Joseph Smith; Lilburn Boggs; Doctrine and Covenants; Church History; Assassination; Porter Rockwell; Legal; Law
Book of Mormon Central. “Did Joseph Smith’s Mother Believe He Could Have Written the Book of Mormon?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #555. March 31, 2020.
Keywords: Church History;Lucy Mack Smith;Joseph Smith;Book of Mormon Translation;Restoration
Book of Mormon Central. “Did Lehi Quote Shakespeare?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #26. February 4, 2016.
Keywords: Shakespeare;Lehi;Afterlife;Underworld;Ancient Near East;Nephi;Death;Hell;Ancient Israelite Religion;Bible;Old Testament;Evidence
Book of Mormon Central. “Did Lehi Use the Poetry of the Ancient Bedouin?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #5. January 6, 2016.
Keywords: Poetry;Bedouin;Arabia;Desert;Lehi;Hugh Nibley;Ancient Near East;Nephi;Ancient Israel;Language;Evidence
Book of Mormon Central. “Did Pre-Christian Prophets Know About Christ?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #12. January 15, 2016.
Keywords: Heavenly Father;Jesus Christ;God;Yahweh;El;Ancient Israelite Religion;Ancient Canaanite Religion;Ancient Near East;New Testament;Old Testament;Bible;Ancient Judaism;Hebrew;Names;Book of Mormon Names;Etymology;Archaeology;Ancient Israel;Divine Council;Evidence
Book of Mormon Central. “Did Prophets Such as Ezekiel Know the Writings of Zenos?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #440. June 12, 2018.
Keywords: Bible;Old Testament;Ezekiel;Intertextuality;Allegory of the Olive Tree;Jacob
Book of Mormon Central. “Did the Book of Mormon Witnesses Really See What They Claimed?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #521. June 20, 2019.
Keywords: Church History;Witnesses;Three Witnesses;Eight Witnesses;Gold Plates;Book of Mormon Translation
Book of Mormon Central. “Did the Nephites Have a ‘Holiday Season’ Like We Do Today?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #394. December 28, 2017.
Keywords: Nephites;Christmas;King Benjamin;Sukkot;Feast of Tabernacles;Rosh Hashanah;Yom Kippur;Day of Atonement;New Year
Book of Mormon Central. “Did ‘Others’ Influence Book of Mormon Peoples?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #435. May 22, 2018.
Keywords: Nephites;Jaredites;Lehites;Mulekites;New World;Anthropology;Others
Book of Mormon Central. “Does Chiasmus Prove Anything about the Book of Mormon?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #358. August 28, 2017.
Keywords: Chiasmus;Book of Mormon;Evidence
Book of Mormon Central. “Does Psalm 22 Really Say ‘They Pierced My Hands and My Feet’?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #641. August 9, 2022.
Keywords: Bible, Old Testament, Jesus Christ, Atonement, Crucifixion, Psalms, Dead Sea Scrolls, Septuagint, Masoretic Text, Critical Text, Hebrew
Book of Mormon Central. “Does the Book of Mormon Really Have ‘Bad’ Grammar?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #490. December 4, 2018.
Keywords: Textual Criticism;Textual Variants;Weakness;Language;Printer's Manuscript

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Book of Mormon Central. “Has An Artifact That Relates to the Book of Mormon Been Found?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #103. May 19, 2016.
Keywords: Archaeology;Mulek;Mosiah;Zedekiah;Jeremiah;Bible;Old Testament;Zarahemla;Mulekites;Babylon;Hebrew;Etymology;Evidence
Book of Mormon Central. “Has the Location of Nephi’s Bountiful Been Discovered?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #259. January 9, 2017.
Keywords: Bountiful;Nephi;Lehi;Arabia;Promised Land;Sailing;Nahom;Dhofar;Khor Kharfot;Archaeology;Botany;Geography;Evidence
Book of Mormon Central. “Has the Prophecy of the Lord’s House Established in the Mountains been Fulfilled?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #41. February 25, 2016.
Keywords: Nephi;Isaiah;Mountain;Temples;Sacred Space;Heavenly Ascent;Holy Ascent;Prophecy;Salt Lake Temple;Jerusalem;Zion;Restoration
Book of Mormon Central. “Have the Valley of Lemuel and the River Laman Been Found?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #286. March 13, 2017.
Keywords: Lehi;Nephi;Valley of Lemuel;River Laman;Archaeology;Ancient Near East;Wadi;Geography;Arabia;Saudi Arabia;Red Sea;Jerusalem;Lehi's Journey to the Promised Land;Evidence
Book of Mormon Central. “How a Tangent About Foreordination Helps Explain Repentance.” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #398. January 11, 2018.
Keywords: Alma the Younger;Ammonihah;Repentance;Premortal Life;Priesthood;Premortality;Plan of Salvation;Foreordained
Book of Mormon Central. “How Abraham’s Sacrifice of Isaac Illuminates the Atonement.” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #412. March 1, 2018.
Keywords: Jacob;Law of Moses;Bible;Old Testament;Genesis;Abraham;Isaac;Ishmael;Sarah;Hagar;Mary;Jesus Christ;Crucifixion;Atonement
Book of Mormon Central. “How Are Acts of Service Related to Wisdom?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #308. May 3, 2017.
Keywords: Service;King Benjamin;Wisdom;Bible;Old Testament;Proverbs;Wisdom Literature;Hebrew;Poetry;Parallelism;Gradation;Atonement;Humility;Divine Kingship
Book of Mormon Central. “How Are Atonement, Resurrection, Judgment, and Redemption Interconnected?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #275. February 15, 2017.
Keywords: Jesus Christ;Atonement;Resurrection;Repentance;Alma;King Benjamin;Blood;Gethsemane;Love of God;Love
Book of Mormon Central. “How Are Oliver Cowdery’s Messenger and Advocate Letters to Be Understood and Used?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #453. July 26, 2018.
Keywords: Oliver Cowdery;Letter VII;Geography;Hill Cumorah;Joseph Smith;Church History
Book of Mormon Central. “How Are Rod and Sword Connected to the Word of God?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #427. April 24, 2018.
Keywords: Iron Rod;Tree of Life;Nephi
Book of Mormon Central. “How Are Samuel the Lamanite and the Biblical Prophet Samuel Similar?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #576. September 1, 2020.
Keywords: Samuel the Lamanite;Samuel;1 Samuel;Bible;Old Testament;Agag;Hebrew;Onomastics;Names;Word Play;Pun;Messiah;Anointing;Gestures
Book of Mormon Central. “How Are the Book of Mormon’s Teachings About the Godhead Unique?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #266. January 25, 2017.
Keywords: God;Heavenly Father;Jesus Christ;Holy Ghost;Godhead;Bible;Joseph Smith
Book of Mormon Central. “How Are the Words of the Book of Mormon Like ‘One That Hath a Familiar Spirit’?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #491. December 6, 2018.
Keywords: Familiar Spirit;Isaiah;Nephi;Likening;Angel Moroni;Old Testament
Book of Mormon Central. “How Can Barley in the Book of Mormon Feed Faith?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #87. April 27, 2016.
Keywords: Mosiah;Agriculture;Barley;North America;Mesoamerica;Botany;Anachronism;Evidence
Book of Mormon Central. “How Can Contrasts Teach Us about True Conversion?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #562. May 19, 2020.
Keywords: Conversion;Alma the Younger
Book of Mormon Central. “How Can Honest Labor and Self-Reliance Bring Lasting Happiness?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #365. September 19, 2017.
Keywords: Labor;Church History;Work;Brigham Young;Pioneers;Utah;Deseret;King Noah;Zeniff
Book of Mormon Central. “How Can One Overcome the Natural Man?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #311. May 10, 2017.
Keywords: King Benjamin;Natural Man;Humility;Children;Adoption;Holy Ghost;Adam;Eve;The Fall;Service;Atonement
Book of Mormon Central. “How Can One ‘Feast upon the Words of Christ’?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #306. April 28, 2017.
Keywords: Nephi;Tree of Life;Lehi;Ezekiel;Bible;Old Testament;Bread of Life;Manna;Temple Shewbread;Temples;Ancient Israel;Sacrament;Sabbath;Scriptures
Book of Mormon Central. “How Can People Today Avoid Being Destroyed Like the Nephites Were?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #327. June 16, 2017.
Keywords: Church History;Joseph Smith;Hiram Page;Revelation;Prophets;Nephites;Final Nephite Battle;Samuel the Lamanite;Destruction;Prophecy;Obedience
Book of Mormon Central. “How Can Sally Conrad’s Witness of the Book of Mormon Strengthen Our Faith?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #385. November 28, 2017.
Keywords: Sally Conrad;Witnesses;Gold Plates;Church History;Three Witnesses;Eight Witnesses;David Whitmer;Angel Moroni
Book of Mormon Central. “How Can the Book of Job Teach Us about the Temple?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #640. August 2, 2022.
Keywords: Job, Old Testament, Bible, Trials, Temples, Endowment, Creation, Fall, Atonement, Theophany, Veil, Adversity
Book of Mormon Central. “How Can the Book of Mormon Help Saints Live the Law of Consecration?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #297. April 7, 2017.
Keywords: Church History;Consecration;Joseph Smith;King Benjamin;Alma;Amulek;Wealth
Book of Mormon Central. “How Can the Book of Mormon Provide Peace and Meaning to Those in Military Service?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #496. January 1, 2019.
Keywords: Military;Warfare;War;War Chapters;Alma;Amulek;Mormon;Captain Moroni
Book of Mormon Central. “How Can the Book of Mormon Strengthen Marriages and Families?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #302. April 19, 2017.
Keywords: Lehi;King Benjamin;Family;Marriage;Covenants
Book of Mormon Central. “How Can the Book of Mormon Survivors Give Us Hope?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #393. December 26, 2017.
Keywords: Lehi;Nephi;Jacob;Jerusalem;Alma;Abinadi;Alma the Younger;Amulek;Mormon;Ether;Moroni;Depression;Tragedy
Book of Mormon Central. “How Can the Old Testament Covenants Help Us Understand the Book of Mormon?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #363. September 12, 2017.
Keywords: Bible;Old Testament;Sinai;Moses;Exodus;David;Jerusalem;Zion;Lehi;Divine Warrior;Nephites;Nephi
Book of Mormon Central. “How Can Trials of Faith Lead to Spiritual Growth?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #356. August 23, 2017.
Keywords: Ether;Faith;Trial of Faith;Adversity;Jaredites;Mormon
Book of Mormon Central. “How Can We Be Delivered through the Lord’s Tender Mercies?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #447. July 5, 2018.
Keywords: Tender Mercies;Nephi
Book of Mormon Central. “How Can We Be Strengthened by Lucy Mack Smith’s Testimony of the Book of Mormon?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #379. November 7, 2017.
Keywords: Church History;Lucy Mack Smith;Joseph Smith;Gold Plates;Urim and Thummim
Book of Mormon Central. “How Can We Be Thankful During Times of Hardship?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #384. November 23, 2017.
Keywords: Gratitude;Thanksgiving;Lehi;Nephites;War Chapters
Book of Mormon Central. “How Can We Know What to Believe about Joseph Smith’s Personal Character?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #413. March 6, 2018.
Keywords: Joseph Smith;Church History;Moroni
Book of Mormon Central. “How Can We Receive the Blessings of the Abrahamic Covenant?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #408. February 15, 2018.
Keywords: Old Testament;Bible;Abraham;Abrahamic Covenant
Book of Mormon Central. “How Can We Stop the Cycle of Revenge?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #381. November 14, 2017.
Keywords: Revenge;Mourning;Death;Ishmael;Lehi;Nephi;Nahom;Forgiveness;Justice;God
Book of Mormon Central. “How Could Lehi Offer Sacrifices Outside of Jerusalem?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #9. January 12, 2016.
Keywords: Sacrifice;Temples;Law of Moses;Law;Legal;Altar;Bible;Old Testament;Dead Sea Scrolls;Jerusalem;Lehi;Nephi;Ancient Israel;Ancient Judaism;Ancient Near East;Arabia;Lehi's Journey to the Promised Land
Book of Mormon Central. “How Could Nephi Have Known about Jeremiah’s Imprisonment?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #463. August 30, 2018.
Keywords: Jeremiah;Nephi;Lehi;Zedekiah;Jerusalem;Book of Mormon Central
Book of Mormon Central. “How Could Shiz Move and Breathe After Being Beheaded?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #248. December 8, 2016.
Keywords: Ether;Jaredites;Shiz;Coriantumr;Warfare;Military;Death;Beheading;Medical;Neuropathy;Moroni;Decapitation
Book of Mormon Central. “How Could So Many People Have Died at the Battle of Cumorah?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #231. November 15, 2016.
Keywords: Nephites;Lamanites;Hill Cumorah;Cumorah;Warfare;Military;Final Nephite Battle;Mormon;Moroni;Death;Ancient History;Bible;Old Testament;Exodus;Ancient Israel;Military History;Population;Mesoamerica;Aztec;Quiche;Women;Children;Book of Mormon Translation;Historicity;Love of God;Evidence
Book of Mormon Central. “How Did Biblical and Ancient Near Eastern Authors Use Chiasmus?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #340. July 16, 2017.
Keywords: Chiasmus;Bible;Old Testament;New Testament;Mark;Genesis;Ancient Near East;Gilgamesh;Ancient Greek;Hebrew;Poetry;Evidence
Book of Mormon Central. “How Did Brigham Young Help Take the Book of Mormon to the World?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #354. August 18, 2017.
Keywords: Brigham Young;Church History;Book of Mormon
Book of Mormon Central. “How Did Christ Use the Nephite Prophetic Worldview?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #580. October 13, 2020.
Keywords: Nephite Prophetic View;Christ in America;Jesus Christ;Nephi;Gentiles;Scattering of Israel;Israelites
Book of Mormon Central. “How Did Democracy Help the Nephites Conquer Their Enemies?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #156. August 2, 2016.
Keywords: Nephites;Lamanites;War Chapters;Warfare;Mormon;Amalickiah;Moroni;Democracy;Politics;Freedom
Book of Mormon Central. “How Did Emma Smith Help Bring Forth the Book of Mormon?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #386. November 30, 2017.
Keywords: Emma Smith;Book of Mormon Translation;Joseph Smith;Gold Plates;Witnesses;Angel Moroni
Book of Mormon Central. “How Did Enos Liken the Scriptures to His Own Life?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #265. January 23, 2017.
Keywords: Likening;Scriptures;Enos;Bible;Old Testament;Jacob;Esau;Bethel;Covenants;Prayer;God;Word Play;Hebrew;Evidence
Book of Mormon Central. “How Did God Call His Prophets in Ancient Times?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #17. January 22, 2016.
Keywords: Prophets;Prophecy;Calling;Divine Council;Heavenly Ascent;Holy Ascent;Heaven;Throne Theophany;Bible;Old Testament;Isaiah;Ezekiel;Jeremiah;Samuel;Amos;Habakkuk;King Benjamin;Brother of Jared;Evidence
Book of Mormon Central. “How Did Helaman’s Army Maintain Faith While Being Cut Off from Provisions?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #167. August 17, 2016.
Keywords: Moroni;Captain Moroni;War Chapters;Warfare;Military;Helaman;Epistles;Nephites;Lamanites;Zarahemla;Provisions;Food;Mesoamerica;People of Ammon
Book of Mormon Central. “How Did Isaiah Prophesy of the Savior?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #647. September 20, 2022.
Keywords: Bible, Old Testament, Isaiah, Jesus Christ, Messiah, Prophecy
Book of Mormon Central. “How Did King Benjamin Teach His People to Trust God More?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #314. May 17, 2017.
Keywords: King Benjamin;King Benjamin's Speech;God;Faith;Old Testament;Bible;Psalms
Book of Mormon Central. “How Did King Benjamin’s Speech Lead to Nephite Democracy?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #301. April 17, 2017.
Keywords: Mosiah;Democracy;Reign of the Judges;Monarchy;Government;Nephite Government;Covenants;King Benjamin;New Name;Bible;Old Testament;Psalms
Book of Mormon Central. “How Did Martin Harris Help Bring Forth the Book of Mormon?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #291. March 24, 2017.
Keywords: Martin Harris;Joseph Smith;Church History;Book of Mormon Translation;Book of Mormon Printing;116 pages;Three Witnesses;Gold Plates;Charles Anthon;Oliver Cowdery;David Whitmer;Evidence
Book of Mormon Central. “How Did Mormon React to Seeing His People Slain?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #232. November 16, 2016.
Keywords: Mormon;Moroni;Final Nephite Battle;Lament;Bible;Old Testament;Lamentations;New Testament;Matthew;Luke;Jesus Christ;Ancient Near East;Hebrew;Poetry;Final Judgment;Jerusalem;Destruction;Death;Warfare;Military
Book of Mormon Central. “How Did Nephi Read Isaiah as a Witness of Christ’s Coming?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #40. February 24, 2016.
Keywords: Nephite Prophetic View;Jesus Christ;Isaiah;Nephi;Prophecy;Christianity;Law of Witnesses;Law;Legal;Testimony
Book of Mormon Central. “How Did Nephi Use the Power to Seal on Earth and in Heaven?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #182. September 7, 2016.
Keywords: Helaman;Nephi;Sealing Power;Famine;Drought;Miracles;Bible;Old Testament;Elijah;War;Heaven;Priesthood;King Benjamin
Book of Mormon Central. “How Did President Gordon B. Hinckley Emphasize the Importance of the Book of Mormon?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #294. March 31, 2017.
Keywords: Gordon B. Hinckley;Book of Mormon
Book of Mormon Central. “How Did Seeking a King Get in the Way of Sustaining a Prophet?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #153. July 28, 2016.
Keywords: Alma;War Chapters;Helaman;Missionary Work;Amalickiah;Dissension;Mesoamerica;Maya;Cosmology;Kingship;Kingmen
Book of Mormon Central. “How Did the Book of Mormon Help the Early Saints Understand Spiritual Gifts?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #299. April 12, 2017.
Keywords: Church History;Kirtland;Missouri;New Testament;Acts;Pentecost;Gifts of the Spirit;Joseph Smith
Book of Mormon Central. “How Did the Establishment of Jesus Christ’s Church in 1830 Comply with the Law?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #598. March 2, 2021.
Keywords: Church History;Doctrine and Covenants;Legal;Law;Joseph Smith;Organization of the Church;Church Organization
Book of Mormon Central. “How Did the Nephites Become Weak in Such a Short Time?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #175. August 29, 2016.
Keywords: Zarahemla;Nephites;Lamanites;Amalickiah;Ammoron;Alma;Pride;Prosperity;Warfare;Wealth;Gadianton Robbers;Moronihah;Helaman
Book of Mormon Central. “How Do Commandments Bring Us Peace and Happiness?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #347. August 2, 2017.
Keywords: Commandments;Ten Commandments;Law of Moses;Nephites;Bible;Old Testament;Happiness
Book of Mormon Central. “How Do the Bible and Book of Mormon Help Us Understand the Sealing Power?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #348. August 4, 2017.
Keywords: Church History;Sealing Power;Elijah;Bible;Old Testament;New Testament;Revelation;Jesus Christ;Joseph Smith
Book of Mormon Central. “How Do the Blessings in the Scriptures Apply to us Today?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #373. October 17, 2017.
Keywords: Covenants;Bible;Old Testament;Deuteronomy;Leviticus;Ancient Israel;Nephites;Blessings;Prosperity
Book of Mormon Central. “How Do the Book of Moses and Book of Mormon Help Us Understand the Endowment?” Book of Mormon Central, KnoWhy #396, January 4, 2018.
Keywords: Bible;Old Testament;Temples;Heavenly Ascent;Endowment;Moses;Nephi;Pearl of Great Price;Book of Moses
Book of Mormon Central. “How Do the Covenants in the Scriptures Apply to Me Today?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #369. October 3, 2017.
Keywords: Zeniff;Covenants;Bible;Old Testament;Zarahemla;Land of Nephi;Mosiah;Lamanites;Famine;Law of Moses;Limhi
Book of Mormon Central. “How Do the Events of Mormon’s Life Shape the Entire Book of Mormon?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #582. October 27, 2020.
Keywords: Mormon;Redaction;Abridgment;Warfare;Jesus Christ;Theophany;Gold Plates;Record Keeping
Book of Mormon Central. “How Do the Psalms Quoted in the Book of Mormon Teach about the Temple?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #437. May 29, 2018.
Keywords: Bible;Old Testament;Psalms;Temples
Book of Mormon Central. “How Does Chiasmus Teach Us to Reverse the Pride Cycle?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #468. September 18, 2018.
Keywords: Chiasmus;Pride;Prosperity
Book of Mormon Central. “How Does Christ ‘Seal You His’?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #558. April 21, 2020.
Keywords: Seals;Ancient Near East;Covenants;King Benjamin;King Benjamin's Speech
Book of Mormon Central. “How Does Grace Help Us Overcome Weakness?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #350. August 9, 2017.
Keywords: Ether;Jaredites;Moroni;Weakness;Humility;Grace
Book of Mormon Central. “How Does Nephi Help Us Understand Isaiah?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #47. March 4, 2016.
Keywords: Nephi;Isaiah;Bible;Old Testament;keys
Book of Mormon Central. “How Does Nephi Use Isaiah to Teach Us to Avoid Pride?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #48. March 7, 2016.
Keywords: Nephi;Isaiah;Bible;Old Testament;Lehi;Laman;Lemuel;Pride;Family
Book of Mormon Central. “How Does Prophecy Shape the Book of Mormon’s Content and Structure?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #498. January 15, 2019.
Keywords: Prophecy;Prophets;Nephi;Mormon;Abinadi;Samuel the Lamanite;Remember;Second Coming;Evidence
Book of Mormon Central. “How Does the Book of Mormon Help Date Christ’s Death?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #300. April 14, 2017.
Keywords: Nephites;Christ in America;Bible;New Testament;Easter;Jesus Christ;Crucifixion;Resurrection;Atonement;Chronology;Gospels;Sabbath;Passover
Book of Mormon Central. “How Does the Book of Mormon Help Date the First Christmas?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #255. December 21, 2016.
Keywords: Christmas;Birth of Christ;Bible;New Testament;Jesus Christ;Dating;Chronology;Death of Christ;Herod the Great;Matthew;Mark;Luke;John;Nephites;Darkness;Star;Mesoamerica;Calendar
Book of Mormon Central. “How Does the Book of Mormon Help Explain the Origins of the Word of Wisdom?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #321. June 2, 2017.
Keywords: Church History;Joseph Smith;Kirtland;School of the Prophets;Emma Smith;Drunkeness;Alcohol;Limhi;Captain Moroni
Book of Mormon Central. “How Does the Book of Mormon Prepare Missionaries to Sacrifice, Serve, and Preach?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #333. June 30, 2017.
Keywords: Church History;Missionary Work;Sons of Mosiah;Ammon;Lamoni;Joseph Smith;Emma Smith;John Murdock
Book of Mormon Central. “How Does the Book of Mormon Text Reflect a Seventh-Century-BC Israelite Writing Style?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #635. June 28, 2022.
Keywords: Book of Mormon; Chiasmus; Ancient Israel; Literary Device; Literature
Book of Mormon Central. “How Does The Book of Mormon Use a Hebrew Pun on King Noa’s Name?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #406. February 8, 2018.
Keywords: Abinadi;King Noah;Hebrew;Word Play;Etymology;Noah's Ark;Bible;Old Testament;Genesis;Evidence
Book of Mormon Central. “How Does the Book of Mormon Use an Ancient Storytelling Technique?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #414. March 8, 2018.
Keywords: Bible;Old Testament;Genesis;Isaac;Rebekah;Ammon;Missionary Work;Marriage;Evidence
Book of Mormon Central. “How Does the Devil Lead Us Astray?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #55. March 16, 2016.
Keywords: Isaiah;Nephi;Devil;Satan;Adversary;Opposition
Book of Mormon Central. “How Does the Doctrine of Christ Relate to the Ancient Temple?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #552. March 3, 2020.
Keywords: Temples;Endowment;Ancient Israelite Religion;Repentance;Faith;Baptism;Endure to the End;Tongue of Angels
Book of Mormon Central. “How Does the Gospel Bring Us unto Christ?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #338. July 12, 2017.
Keywords: Christ in America;Holy Ghost;Jesus Christ;Atonement;Repentance;Sanctification;Gospel
Book of Mormon Central. “How Does the Joseph Smith Translation Teach Us about Melchizedek?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #643. August 23, 2022.
Keywords: Joseph Smith, Joseph Smith Translation, Bible, Old Testament, Melchizedek, Genesis, Priesthood, Priest
Book of Mormon Central. “How Does the Lord Make our Burdens Light?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #102. May 18, 2016.
Keywords: King Noah;Waters of Mormon;Alma;Amulon;Slavery;Baptism;Prayer;Burdens;Bible;Old Testament;Exodus;Refugees
Book of Mormon Central. “How Does the ‘Mosiah-First’ Translation Sequence Strengthen Faith?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #503. February 22, 2019.
Keywords: Book of Mormon Translation;Translation;Joseph Smith;Church History;Small Plates;Large Plates;Mosiah
Book of Mormon Central. “How Have LDS Women Shared the Book of Mormon?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #433. May 15, 2018.
Keywords: Women;LDS;Church History
Book of Mormon Central. “How Important Was It to Moroni that We Pray about the Book of Mormon?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #359. August 30, 2017.
Keywords: Moroni;Prayer;Holy Ghost;Testimony
Book of Mormon Central. “How Important was Oliver Cowdery in Bringing Forth the Book of Mormon?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #270. February 3, 2017.
Keywords: Church History;Oliver Cowdery;Joseph Smith;Restoration;Book of Mormon Printing;Book of Mormon Translation;Scribe;Witness;Witnesses;Missionary Work;Evidence
Book of Mormon Central. “How is Christ Both the Father and the Son?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #92. May 4, 2016.
Keywords: Jesus Christ;Heavenly Father;Abinadi;King Noah;God;Benjamin;Mesoamerica;Trinity;Deity Complex;Roles of Jesus Christ
Book of Mormon Central. “How Is Prosperity Defined in Nephi’s Small Plates?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #383. November 21, 2017.
Keywords: Nephites;Lamanites;Mormon;Nephi;Covenants;Prosperity
Book of Mormon Central. “How is the Day of Atonement Understood in the Book of Mormon?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #479. October 25, 2018.
Keywords: Day of Atonement;Sacrifice;Animal Sacrifice;Cleanliness;Atonement;Jesus Christ
Book of Mormon Central. “How is the Name Zoram Connected with Pride?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #458. August 14, 2018.
Keywords: Zoram;Zoramites;Hebrew;Word Play;Pride;Etymology;Onomastics;Evidence
Book of Mormon Central. “How is the Phrase ‘Make a Record" an Evidence for the Book of Mormon?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #444. June 26, 2018.
Keywords: Gold Plates;Bible;Old Testament;Ancient Near East;Literature;Evidence
Book of Mormon Central. “How Is the Unity of Zion Society Achieved?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #581. October 20, 2020.
Keywords: Zion;Prosperity;Nephites;Christ in America
Book of Mormon Central. “How is the Use of Deuteronomy in the Book of Mormon Evidence for its Authenticity?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #428. April 27, 2018.
Keywords: Old Testament;Bible;Deuteronomy;Law of Moses;King Josiah;Evidence
Book of Mormon Central. “How Lehi Likened the Scriptures to Himself.” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #418. March 22, 2018.
Keywords: Joseph Smith;Joseph of Egypt;Lehi;Nephi;Likening
Book of Mormon Central. “How Many Others Traveled with Lehi to the Promised Land?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #465. September 6, 2018.
Keywords: Lehi;Nephi;Lehi's Journey to the Promised Land;New World;Nahom;Bountiful;Solomon's Temple
Book of Mormon Central. “How Might Isaiah 48-49 be ‘Likened" to Lehi’s Family?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #23. February 1, 2016.
Keywords: Isaiah;Nephi;Lehi;Family;Likening;Bible;Old Testament
Book of Mormon Central. “How Much Could Joseph Smith Have Known about Chiasmus in 1829?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #334. July 3, 2017.
Keywords: Church History;Chiasmus;Book of Mormon Translation;Biblical Studies;Joseph Smith;Evidence
Book of Mormon Central. “How Old Were the Stripling Warriors?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #161. August 9, 2016.
Keywords: Nephites;Lamanites;Anti-Nephi-Lehies;War Chapters;Warfare;Military;Stripling Warriors;Helaman;Youth;Courage;Faith
Book of Mormon Central. “How Realistic are Nephite Battle Strategies?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #164. August 12, 2016.
Keywords: War Chapters;Warfare;Military;Nephites;Lamanites;Strategy;Joseph Smith;Authenticity;Historicity;Evidence
Book of Mormon Central. “How the Book of Mormon and the Old Testament Help Us Understand What it Means to be Redeemed.” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #436. May 24, 2018.
Keywords: Bible;Old Testament;Ruth;Redeemer
Book of Mormon Central. “How the Law of Moses Teaches about the Atonement.” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #424. April 12, 2018.
Keywords: Ancient Israel;Law of Moses;Legal;Jesus Christ;Atonement;Nephites
Book of Mormon Central. “How Thomas B. Marsh was Led to the Book of Mormon Without Knowing It.” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #485. November 15, 2018.
Keywords: Church History;Book of Mormon Printing;Testimony
Book of Mormon Central. “How Was a Void in Leadership Dangerous for the Nephites?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #172. August 24, 2016.
Keywords: Mormon;Reign of the Judges;Helaman;Alma;Pahoran;Nephites;Lamanites;Chief Judge;Paanchi;Pacumeni;Mosiah;Nephite Judges;Kishkumen;Gadianton;Gadianton Robbers;Assassination;Politics;Secret Combinations;Jesus Christ
Book of Mormon Central. “How Was Chiasmus Discovered in the Book of Mormon?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #353. August 16, 2017.
Keywords: Chiasmus;Hebrew;Poetry;Mosiah;Evidence
Book of Mormon Central. “How Was Lehi’s Journey Similar to the Mormon Pioneers’ Trek West?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #357. August 25, 2017.
Keywords: Church History;Lehi;Nauvoo;Winter Quarters;Pioneers
Book of Mormon Central. “How Was Mosiah a Type of Christ?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #104. May 20, 2016.
Keywords: Mosiah;Alma;Zarahemla;Etymology;Hebrew;Limhi;Legal;Savior;Jesus Christ;Evidence
Book of Mormon Central. “How Was Nephi Similar to Joseph of Egypt?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #416. March 15, 2018.
Keywords: Nephi;Joseph of Egypt;Laman;Bible;Old Testament;Genesis
Book of Mormon Central. “How Was Nephi, Son of Nephi, Similar to John the Baptist?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #196. September 27, 2016.
Keywords: Nephi;Helaman;John the Baptist;Bible;New Testament;Jesus Christ;Forerunner;Prophecy;Repentance;Angels;Baptism;Messenger;Elias;Joseph Smith
Book of Mormon Central. “How was Pahoran a Strong Leader in Turbulent Times?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #573. August 11, 2020.
Keywords: Pahoran;Captain Moroni;Warfare;War Chapters
Book of Mormon Central. “How Was the Joseph Knight Family Important to Bringing Forth the Book of Mormon?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #595. February 9, 2021.
Keywords: Joseph Knight;Church History;Doctrine and Covenants;Book of Mormon Translation
Book of Mormon Central. “How Was the Transfiguration of Jesus and the Three Nephites a Temple-Like Experience?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #509. April 4, 2019.
Keywords: Transfiguration;Three Nephites;Endowment;Temples;Theophany;Jesus Christ;Apostles
Book of Mormon Central. “How was There a Night Without Darkness?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #188. September 15, 2016.
Keywords: Samuel the Lamanite;Zarahemla;Birth of Christ;Darkness;Light;Astronomy;Day;Night;Russia;Miracles;Jesus Christ;Mesoamerica;Aztec;Supernova;Christmas;Evidence
Book of Mormon Central. “How Were Jonah and the Brother of Jared Able to Find Comfort?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #526. July 26, 2019.
Keywords: Jonah;Brother of Jared;Jaredites;Old Testament;Bible
Book of Mormon Central. “How Were Judges Elected in the Book of Mormon?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #107. May 25, 2016.
Keywords: Mosiah;Alma;Reign of the Judges;Legal;Chief Judge;King;Mesoamerica;Government;Politics
Book of Mormon Central. “How Were the Amlicites and Amalekites Related?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #109. May 27, 2016.
Keywords: Amlici;Reign of the Judges;Amlicites;Amalekites;Textual Variants;Critical Text;Textual Criticism
Book of Mormon Central. “How Will God Manifest the Truth of the Book of Mormon?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #254. December 16, 2016.
Keywords: Moroni;Testimony;Holy Ghost;Moroni's Promise;Revelation;Sealed

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Book of Mormon Central. “Is Anything Known of the Prophet Zenos Outside of the Book of Mormon?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #67. March 31, 2016.
Keywords: Jacob;Zenos;Allegory of the Olive Tree;Pseudo Philo;Prophets;Bible;Old Testament;Apocrypha;Evidence
Book of Mormon Central. “Is It Possible That a Single Author Wrote the Book of Mormon?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #399. January 16, 2018.
Keywords: Stylometry;Word Print Studies;Book of Mormon Authorship;Joseph Smith;Church History;Sidney Rigdon;Solomon Spalding;Oliver Cowdery;Parley P. Pratt;W. W. Phelps;Evidence
Book of Mormon Central. “Is the Book of Mormon Like Any Other Nineteenth Century Book?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #502. February 16, 2019.
Keywords: Joseph Smith;Book of Mormon Translation;Oliver Cowdery;View of the Hebrews;Solomon Spaulding;Ethan Smith;Late War;Plagiarism;Evidence
Book of Mormon Central. “Is the Book of Mormon Like Other Ancient Metal Documents?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #512. April 25, 2019.
Keywords: Archaeology;Evidence;Gold Plates;Writing;Plates;Metallurgy
Book of Mormon Central. “Is the Book of Mormon Musical?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #500. January 31, 2019.
Keywords: Book of Mormon Musical;Music;Ancient Israel;Temples;Nephi;Nephi's Psalm;Singing;Poetry;Hebrew
Book of Mormon Central. “Is the Book of Mormon’s Depiction of Guerrilla Warfare Realistic?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #423. April 10, 2018.
Keywords: Warfare;Gadianton Robbers;Military History;Secret Combinations;Evidence
Book of Mormon Central. “Is the Path to Eternal Life ‘Strait’ or ‘Straight"?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #456. August 7, 2018.
Keywords: Strait and Narrow;Eternal Life;Nephi;Hebrew;Poetry
Book of Mormon Central. “Is There Evidence for Book of Mormon Highways in Ancient America?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #470. September 25, 2018.
Keywords: Archaeology;Mesoamerica;Maya;Guatemala;Lamoni;Christ in America;Roads;Evidence
Book of Mormon Central. “Is there evidence for great destruction in the land northward at the death of Christ?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #530. September 6, 2019.
Keywords: Christ in America;Volcano;Geology;Evidence;Destruction;Lightning;Earthquake;Geography;Mesoamerica;Jesus Christ
Book of Mormon Central. “Is There Evidence of Sunken Cities in Ancient America?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #429. May 1, 2018.
Keywords: Archaeology;Evidence;Mesoamerica;Lake Atitlan;Christ in America
Book of Mormon Central. “Is There Evidence That Joseph Smith Possessed a Urim and Thummim and Breastplate?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #409. February 20, 2018.
Keywords: Urim and Thummim;Breastplate;Joseph Smith;Mormon;Moroni;Church History;Evidence
Book of Mormon Central. “Is there Precedent for General Conference in the Book of Mormon?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #199. September 30, 2016.
Keywords: Church History;General Conference;LDS General Conference;LDSconf;General Authority;Church;Church Organization;Joseph Smith;Gathering;Nephi;Jacob;King Benjamin;Alma;Limhi;Mosiah;Nephites;Instruction;Ancient Israel;Israelite Festivals;Law of Moses;Passover;Pentecost;Rosh Hashanah;Day of Atonement;Feast of Tabernacles;Abinadi
Book of Mormon Central. “Is ‘Nephi’s Psalm" Really a Psalm?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #30. February 10, 2016.
Keywords: Nephi's Psalm;Psalms;Bible;Nephi;Death;Jesus Christ;Repentance;Atonement;Afterlife;Ancient Israelite Religion;Ancient Judaism;Evidence

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Book of Mormon Central. “The Miraculous Translation of the Book of Mormon into Japanese.” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #524. July 12, 2019.
Keywords: Book of Mormon Translation;Japan;Japanese;Church History
Book of Mormon Central. “The Miraculous Translation of the Book of Mormon into Ukrainian.” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #483. November 8, 2018.
Keywords: Ukraine;Book of Mormon Translation;Language

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Book of Mormon Central. “Should 2 Nephi 1:1 - 4:12 Be Called the ‘Testament of Lehi"?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #29. February 9, 2016.
Keywords: Testament of Lehi;Jacob;Genesis;Pseudepigrapha;Nephi;Lehi;Patriarch;Ancient Judaism;Family
Book of Mormon Central. “The Simple Miracle That Helped the Whitmers Further the Book of Mormon.” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #488. November 27, 2018.
Keywords: Early Church History;Service;David Whitmer;Miracles

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Book of Mormon Central. “Was Chiasmus Known to Ancient American Writers?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #346. July 31, 2017.
Keywords: Chiasmus;Poetry;Mesoamerica;Maya;Evidence
Book of Mormon Central. “Was Joseph Smith the ‘Author’ of the Book of Mormon?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #507. March 22, 2019.
Keywords: Joseph Smith;Church History;Book of Mormon Translation;Book of Mormon Authorship
Book of Mormon Central. “Was Korihor Really an Atheist?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #532. September 19, 2019.
Keywords: Korihor;Alma;Amulek;Atheism;Anti-Christ
Book of Mormon Central. “Was Lehi Familiar with Zenos’s Allegory of the Olive Tree?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #466. September 11, 2018.
Keywords: Zenos;Lehi;Tree of Life;Allegory of the Olive Tree;House of Israel;Evidence
Book of Mormon Central. “Was Nephi’s Slaying of Laban Legal?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #256. January 2, 2017.
Keywords: Legal;Law;Ancient Law;Law of Moses;Nephi;Laban;Lehi;Jerusalem;Murder;Death;Drunkeness;Ancient Near East;Bible;Old Testament;Numbers;Judges;Ancient Israel
Book of Mormon Central. “Was the Book of Mormon Used as the First Church Administrative Handbook?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #72. April 6, 2016.
Keywords: Early Church History;Church Organization;Joseph Smith;Restoration;Apostle
Book of Mormon Central. “Was the Requirement of a ‘Broken Heart" Known Before the Time of Christ?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #27. February 5, 2016.
Keywords: Broken Heart;Contrite Spirit;Sacrifice;Law of Moses;Psalms;Lehi;Bible;Nephi;Old Testament;Ancient Israelite Religion;Ancient Judaism;Jesus Christ
Book of Mormon Central. “Were Any Ancient Israelite Women Named Sariah?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #8. January 11, 2016.
Keywords: Sariah;Elephantine;Etymology;Book of Mormon Names;Names;Hebrew;Archaeology;Dead Sea Scrolls;Ancient Near East;Ancient Israel;Language;Women;Onomastics;Evidence
Book of Mormon Central. “Were Joseph Smith’s Translation Instruments Like the Israelite Urim and Thummim?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #417. March 20, 2018.
Keywords: Joseph Smith;Church History;Urim and Thummim;Ancient Israel;High Priest;Seer Stone;Book of Mormon Translation
Book of Mormon Central. “Were Nephite Prophets Familiar with the Passover Tradition?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #420. March 29, 2018.
Keywords: Easter;Passover;Old Testament
Book of Mormon Central. “Were Plain and Precious Doctrines Lost?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #15. January 20, 2016.
Keywords: Apocalypse;Apostasy;Plain and Precious;Prophecy;Early Christian Church;Baptism;Doctrine;Sacrament;Prayer Circles;Bible
Book of Mormon Central. “Were There ‘Fiery Flying Serpents’ along Lehi’s Trail?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #646. September 13, 2022.
Keywords: Book of Mormon, Nephi, Journey to the Promised Land, Serpents, Seraphim, Bountiful, Arabia, Lehi, Fiery Flying Serpents, Negev, Assyria, Brazen Serpent, Moses, Numbers
Book of Mormon Central. “What Are the Nephite Articles of Faith?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #141. July 12, 2016.
Keywords: Articles of Faith;Moses;Nephites
Book of Mormon Central. “What are the Origins of Lehi's Understanding of the Fall?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #28. February 5, 2016.
Keywords: Fall,Lehi,Atonement,Plan of Salvation,Nephi,Bible,Old Testament,Apocrypha,Pseudepigrapha,Ancient Near East,Ancient Israelite Religion,Afterlife,Ancient Judaism
Book of Mormon Central. “What are the Roots of Zenos’s Allegory in the Ancient World?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #70. April 4, 2016.
Keywords: Allegory of the Olive Tree;Zenos;Jacob;Ancient Near East;Paul;Bible;Old Testament;New Testament;Ancient Israel
Book of Mormon Central. “What are the ‘Fiery Darts of the Adversary’ Spoken of by Nephi?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #18. January 25, 2016.
Keywords: Fiery Darts;Adversary;Satan;Psalms;Assyria;Lachish;Ancient Warfare;Ancient Near East;Bible;Old Testament;Archaeology;Ancient Israel;Evidence
Book of Mormon Central. “What Are the ‘Just and Holy Principles’ of the US Constitution?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #615. September 7, 2021.
Keywords: United States of America;Constitution;Promised Land;Freedom;Democracy;Religious Liberty;Church History;Doctrine and Covenants;Persecution
Book of Mormon Central. “What Can an Ancient Christian Text Tell us About the Book of Mormon?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #450. July 17, 2018.
Keywords: Didache;Early Christian Church;Bible;New Testament;Moroni;Sacrament;Priesthood;Evidence
Book of Mormon Central. “What Can Readers Learn from Lamanite Traditions?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #559. April 28, 2020.
Keywords: Lamanites;Nephites
Book of Mormon Central. “What Can Stylometry Tell Us about Book of Mormon Authorship?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #389. December 12, 2017.
Keywords: Stylometry;Book of Mormon Authorship;Joseph Smith;Oliver Cowdery;Solomon Spalding;Word Print Studies;Evidence
Book of Mormon Central. “What Can We All Learn about Repentance from the Tragic Loss of the 116 Book of Mormon Pages?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #504. March 1, 2019.
Keywords: Church History;Martin Harris;Joseph Smith;116 pages;Book of Mormon Translation;Atonement;Repentance;Witnesses
Book of Mormon Central. “What Can We Learn from 10 of the Best Chiasms in the Book of Mormon? Part 1.” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #349. August 7, 2017.
Keywords: Chiasmus;Hebrew;Poetry;Atonement;Bible;Old Testament
Book of Mormon Central. “What Can We Learn from 10 of the Best Chiasms in the Book of Mormon? Part 2.” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #352. August 14, 2017.
Keywords: Chiasmus;Hebrew;Poetry;King Benjamin;Alma;Mormon
Book of Mormon Central. “What Can We Learn from 10 of the Best Chiasms in the Book of Mormon? Part 3.” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #355. August 20, 2017.
Keywords: Chiasmus;Hebrew;Poetry
Book of Mormon Central. “What Can We Learn From Abish’s Member-missionary Work?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #374. October 19, 2017.
Keywords: Alma the Younger;Ammon;King Lamoni;Abish;Missionary Work
Book of Mormon Central. “What Can We Learn from the Savior’s First Words at Bountiful?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #341. July 19, 2017.
Keywords: Christ in America;Jesus Christ;Nephites;Lamanites;Bountiful;Messiah;Light of the World;Light;Atonement
Book of Mormon Central. “What Caused the Darkness and Destruction in the 34th Year?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #197. September 28, 2016.
Keywords: Nephi;Lehi;Death of Christ;Destruction;Earthquake;Darkness;Lightning;Thunder;Zenos;Samuel the Lamanite;Mormon;Prophecy;Volcano;Geology;Geography;Mesoamerica;Jesus Christ;Evidence
Book of Mormon Central. “What Converted Sidney Rigdon to the Book of Mormon?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #601. April 13, 2021.
Keywords: Church History;Doctrine and Covenants;Sidney Rigdon;Joseph Smith
Book of Mormon Central. “What Counts as Chiasmus?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #337. July 10, 2017.
Keywords: Chiasmus;Criteria;Ancient Near East;Methodology;Evidence
Book of Mormon Central. “What Did Alma Reveal about the Savior’s Mission?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #323. June 7, 2017.
Keywords: Alma;Gideon;Chiasmus;Atonement;Hebrew;Bible;Old Testament;Isaiah;Jesus Christ
Book of Mormon Central. “What Did It Mean for Lehi to be a Visionary Man?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #457. August 9, 2018.
Keywords: Lehi;Visions;Seer;Hebrew;Hebraism
Book of Mormon Central. “What Did it Mean to be ‘King Over All the Land’?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #128. June 23, 2016.
Keywords: Zeniff;Mosiah;Sons of Mosiah;Mesoamerica;Ancient Near East;Kingship;Monarchy;Ancient Israel;Lamoni;Alma;Lamanites;Evidence
Book of Mormon Central. “What Did the Book of Mormon Teach Early Church Leaders about the Order and Offices of the Priesthood?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #330. June 23, 2017.
Keywords: Church History;Priesthood;Aaronic Priesthood;Melchizedek Priesthood;Jesus Christ;Christ in America
Book of Mormon Central. “What Did the Book of Mormon Teach the Early Saints about Enduring Persecution?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #339. July 14, 2017.
Keywords: Church History;Persecution;Joseph Smith;Hyrum Smith;Alma;Amulon;Mormon;Nehor
Book of Mormon Central. “What Did the Early Saints Learn about the Second Coming from the Book of Mormon?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #318. May 26, 2017.
Keywords: Second Coming;Church History;Joseph Smith;Bible;Old Testament;Isaiah;Prophecy;Restoration;Missionary Work;Tribes of Israel;House of Israel;Jerusalem;New Jerusalem;Secret Combinations
Book of Mormon Central. “What Do Nephi and Isaiah Say about the End Times?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #46. March 3, 2016.
Keywords: Nephi;Isaiah;End Times;Nephite Prophetic View;General Conference;General Authority;Afterlife;Final Judgment;Judgment of God;Last Dispensation;Restoration
Book of Mormon Central. “What Do the Jaredites Have to Do With the Reign of the Judges?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #106. May 24, 2016.
Keywords: Mosiah;Sons of Mosiah;Jaredites;Limhi;Ether;Alma;Mormon;Moroni;Zarahemla;Joseph Smith
Book of Mormon Central. “What Do the Kinderhook Plates Reveal About Joseph Smith’s Gift of Translation?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #454. July 31, 2018.
Keywords: Kinderhook Plates;Church History;Joseph Smith;Frauds;Hoaxes;Translation;Egyptian
Book of Mormon Central. “What Do We Know about Mormon’s Upbringing?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #226. November 8, 2016.
Keywords: Mormon;Ammaron;Prophets;Historian;Abridgment;Nephi;Gold Plates;Youth;Nephites;Military;Warfare
Book of Mormon Central. “What Do We Know About Nephite Language?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #583. November 3, 2020.
Keywords: Uto-Aztecan;Language;Hebrew;Egyptian;Semitic;Linguistics;Evidence
Book of Mormon Central. “What Do We Know About the ‘Anthon Transcript’?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #515. May 9, 2019.
Keywords: Egyptian;Caractors Document;Anthon Transcript;Charles Anthon;Martin Harris;Samuel Mitchell;Book of Mormon Translation;Joseph Smith;Church History
Book of Mormon Central. “What Do We Learn About Ministering from the Account of Sherem?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #534. October 3, 2019.
Keywords: Sherem;Anti-Christ;Ministering;Jacob
Book of Mormon Central. “What Does Alma Say about Avoiding Sexual Sin?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #326. June 14, 2017.
Keywords: Alma;Alma the Younger;Corianton;Sexual Transgression;Immorality;Law of Moses;Self Mastery
Book of Mormon Central. “What Does an Ancient Book About Enoch Have to Do With Lehi’s Dream?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #404. February 1, 2018.
Keywords: Tree of Life;Enoch;Book of Moses;Book of Enoch;Mist of Darkness;Hell;Evidence
Book of Mormon Central. “What Does Archaeology Reveal about Warfare During Early Nephite Times?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #328. June 19, 2017.
Keywords: Archaeology;Evidence;Mesoamerica;War;Warfare;Weapons;Nephites;Jarom
Book of Mormon Central. “What Does It Mean to Be a Martyr?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #1. January 1, 2016.
Keywords: Joseph Smith;Hyrum Smith;Martyr;Martyrdom;Witness;Testimony;Church History;Restoration
Book of Mormon Central. “What Does it Mean to be a White and Delightsome People?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #57. March 18, 2016.
Keywords: Nephi;Joseph Smith;Textual Variants;Critical Text;Book of Mormon Translation;White;Purity;Race;Racism
Book of Mormon Central. “What Does It Mean to Be Perfect?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #335. July 5, 2017.
Keywords: Christ in America;Perfection;New Testament;Jesus Christ;Sermon on the Mount;Matthew
Book of Mormon Central. “What Does It Mean to Be ‘Born Again?’” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #501. February 7, 2019.
Keywords: Baptism;Alma the Younger;Born Again;Jesus Christ;Repentance;Atonement
Book of Mormon Central. “What Does It Mean to Love God with ‘All Thy Mind’?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #517. May 23, 2019.
Keywords: New Testament;Come Follow Me;Ancient Judaism;Jesus Christ
Book of Mormon Central. “What Does It Mean to ‘Apply Your Heart to Understanding’?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #644. August 30, 2022.
Keywords: Old Testament, Bible, Proverbs, Book of Mormon, Mosiah, Abinadi, Wisdom, Sophia, Heart, Understanding, Knowledge, Mind, Law
Book of Mormon Central. “What does it Mean to ‘Prosper in the Land’?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #116. June 7, 2016.
Keywords: Alma;Ammonihah;Prosperity;Parallelism;Nephi;Lehi;Hebrew;Poetry;Blessings;Riches;Wealth
Book of Mormon Central. “What Does It Really Mean to Be a Good Person?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #499. January 24, 2019.
Keywords: Bible;Old Testament;New Testament;God;Jesus Christ;Heavenly Father
Book of Mormon Central. “What Does it Really Mean to be Blessed For Keeping the Commandments?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #367. September 26, 2017.
Keywords: Commandments;King Benjamin;Mosiah;Happiness;Joy;Blessings;Trials;Adversity;Bible;Old Testament;Proverbs;Hebrew
Book of Mormon Central. “What Does It Really Mean to Have Charity?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #361. September 5, 2017.
Keywords: Charity;Moroni;Love;Love of God;Jesus Christ
Book of Mormon Central. “What Does Mary Whitmer Teach Us About Enduring Trials?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #455. August 2, 2018.
Keywords: Mary Whitmer;Church History;Witnesses;Gold Plates;Angel Moroni
Book of Mormon Central. “What Does Mormon Teach Us about Ministering as Angels?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #425. April 17, 2018.
Keywords: Angels;Moroni
Book of Mormon Central. “What Does the Abish Story Signal About the Resurrection?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #449. July 12, 2018.
Keywords: Ammon;Abish;King Lamoni;Resurrection;Ancient Near East;Mesoamerica
Book of Mormon Central. “What Does the Book of Mormon Say About Polygamy?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #64. March 28, 2016.
Keywords: Polygamy;Jacob;Abraham;King David;Solomon;Mesoamerica;Women;Marriage;Chastity;Law;Legal
Book of Mormon Central. “What Does the Book of Mormon Say about the Armor of God?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #378. November 2, 2017.
Keywords: Armor of God;Warfare;Military
Book of Mormon Central. “What Does the Book of Mormon Teach about Families?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #382. November 16, 2017.
Keywords: Family;Bible;Old Testament;Exodus;Israelites;Tribes of Israel;Moses;Nephites;Mulekites
Book of Mormon Central. “What Does the Book of Mormon Teach about Prophets?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #284. March 8, 2017.
Keywords: Prophets;Prophecy;Samuel the Lamanite;Nephi;Alma the Younger;Bible;Old Testament;Miriam;Deborah;Huldah;Ancient Near East;Jesus Christ
Book of Mormon Central. “What Does the Book of Mormon Teach about the Afterlife?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #315. May 19, 2017.
Keywords: Death;Plan of Salvation;Church History;Alma;Corianton;Final Judgment;Resurrection
Book of Mormon Central. “What Does the Book of Mormon Teach about the Priesthood?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #289. March 20, 2017.
Keywords: Priesthood;Nephi;Alma;Limhi;Church History;Restoration
Book of Mormon Central. “What Does the Book of Mormon Teach about the Temple?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #309. May 5, 2017.
Keywords: Church History;Temples;Nephites;Ancient Israel;Solomon's Temple;Christ in America;Jacob;King Benjamin;Alma;Revelation;Ordinances
Book of Mormon Central. “What Does the Book of Mormon Teach Us about the Resurrection?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #511. April 20, 2019.
Keywords: Easter;Resurrection;New Testament;Come Follow Me;Jesus Christ
Book of Mormon Central. “What Does the Virgin Mary Have to Do with the Tree of Life?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #13. January 18, 2016.
Keywords: Divine Mother;Mary;Jesus Christ;Tree of Life;Lehi's Dream;Ancient Israelite Religion;Ancient Canaanite Religion;Ancient Judaism;Ancient Near East;Asherah;Heavenly Mother
Book of Mormon Central. “What Fruit is White?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #10. January 13, 2016.
Keywords: Lehi's Dream;Fruit;White;Tree of Life;Ancient Israelite Religion;Ancient Judaism;Pseudepigrapha;Apocrypha;Evidence
Book of Mormon Central. “What if Martin Harris Didn’t Lose all of the 116 Pages?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #331. June 26, 2017.
Keywords: Church History;Joseph Smith;Martin Harris;Words of Mormon;Mosiah;King Benjamin;Printer's Manuscript;Book of Mormon Translation;116 pages
Book of Mormon Central. “What Impact Do My Actions Have on Others?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #390. December 14, 2017.
Keywords: Zoramites;Alma the Younger;Corianton;Seven Tribes;Missionary Work;War Chapters;Warfare
Book of Mormon Central. “What is it to Speak with the Tongue of Angels?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #60. March 23, 2016.
Keywords: Nephi;Heavenly Ascent;Jesus Christ;Divine Council;Ancient Near East;Ancient Israelite Religion;Angels;Endowment;Temples;Lehi;Isaiah;Theophany;Holy Ghost
Book of Mormon Central. “What Is So Good about Nephi’s Name?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #445. June 28, 2018.
Keywords: Nephi;Pun;Hebrew;Egyptian;Ancient Near East;Word Play;Names;Onomastics;Etymology;Evidence
Book of Mormon Central. “What is the Day of the Gentiles?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #44. March 1, 2016.
Keywords: Gentiles;Isaiah;Nephi;Jews;Nephite Prophetic View;Early Christian Church;Christianity;Promised Land;Restoration
Book of Mormon Central. “What is the Difference Between ‘Robbers" and ‘Thieves" in the Book of Mormon?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #432. May 10, 2018.
Keywords: Gadianton Robbers
Book of Mormon Central. “What is the Doctrine of Christ?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #58. March 21, 2016.
Keywords: Jesus Christ;Nephi;Doctrine of Christ;First Principles and Ordinances of the Gospel;Fourth Article of Faith;Faith;Repentance;Baptism;Holy Ghost;Laying on of Hands;Endure to the End
Book of Mormon Central. “What is the Nature and Use of Chariots in the Book of Mormon?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #126. June 21, 2016.
Keywords: Chariots;Ancient Near East;Mesoamerica;Ammon;King Lamoni;Warfare;Bible;Old Testament;Hebrew;Maya;Wheels;Evidence
Book of Mormon Central. “What is the Purpose of Baptism in the Book of Mormon?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #59. March 22, 2016.
Keywords: Baptism;Nephi;Jesus Christ;John the Baptist;Covenants;Repentance;Holy Ghost
Book of Mormon Central. “What is the Purpose of Democracy in the Book of Mormon?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #380. November 9, 2017.
Keywords: Democracy;Reign of the Judges;King Benjamin;King Mosiah;King Noah
Book of Mormon Central. “What is the Significance of the Great and Spacious Building?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #546. January 17, 2020.
Keywords: Great and Spacious Building;Tree of Life;Lehi;Lehi's Dream;Jeremiah;Bible;Old Testament;Pride
Book of Mormon Central. “What is the Symbolism of the Stained Swords of the Anti-Nephi-Lehies?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #132. June 29, 2016.
Keywords: Anti-Nephi-Lehies;Amlicites;Mesoamerica;Amulonites;Law of Moses;Law;Death;Murder;War;Weapons;Stain;Blood;Swords;Day of Atonement;Seven;Covenants;Jesus Christ;Atonement;Repentance
Book of Mormon Central. “What Kind of Earthquake Caused the Prison Walls to Fall?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #121. June 14, 2016.
Keywords: Alma;Amulek;Ammonihah;Prison;Earthquake;Mesoamerica;Geology;Miracles;Moses;Exodus
Book of Mormon Central. “What Kind of Ore did Nephi Use to Make the Plates?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #22. January 29, 2016.
Keywords: Gold Plates;Tumbaga;Nephi;Ore;Metallurgy;Temples;Mesoamerica;Silver;Gold;Archaeology;New World;Promised Land;Evidence
Book of Mormon Central. “What Makes 3 Nephi the Holy of Holies of the Book of Mormon?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #206. October 11, 2016.
Keywords: Holy of Holies;Temples;Christ in America;Jesus Christ;Ancient Israelite Religion;Ancient Israel;Ancient Near East;Sermon on the Mount;Mountain;Bountiful;Heavenly Ascent;Priesthood;High Priest;Priest
Book of Mormon Central. “What Makes Mankind an Enemy to God?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #505. March 7, 2019.
Keywords: Natural Man;Adam and Eve;The Fall;Atonement;Jesus Christ;King Benjamin
Book of Mormon Central. “What Parts of the Old Testament Were on the Plates of Brass?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #410. February 22, 2018.
Keywords: Melchizedek;Pentateuch;Books of Moses;Plates of Brass;Bible;Old Testament;Moses;Alma
Book of Mormon Central. “What Role Does the Book of Mormon Play in Missionary Work?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #288. March 17, 2017.
Keywords: Missionary Work;Gentiles;Nephi;Joseph Smith;Church History;Book of Mormon Printing
Book of Mormon Central. “What Role Should Scholarship Play in Studying the Book of Mormon?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #487. November 22, 2018.
Keywords: Scholarship;History;Geography;Literature;Book of Mormon
Book of Mormon Central. “What Sacrifices did Lehi Offer to God in the Wilderness?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #545. January 9, 2020.
Keywords: Lehi's Journey to the Promised Land;Lehi;Sacrifice;Law of Moses;Atonement;Temple;Priesthood;Evidence
Book of Mormon Central. “What the Exodus Teaches Us about the Atonement.” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #419. March 27, 2018.
Keywords: Bible;Old Testament;Alma;Exodus;Moses
Book of Mormon Central. “What Unique Doctrines Did the Lord Reveal through the Book of Mormon?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #293. March 29, 2017.
Keywords: Church History;Restoration;Joseph Smith;Plain and Precious;Godhead;Plan of Salvation;Heavenly Father;Jesus Christ;Holy Ghost;Priesthood;Fall;Atonement;House of Israel
Book of Mormon Central. “What Vision Guides Nephi’s Choice of Isaiah Chapters?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #38. February 22, 2016.
Keywords: Nephi;Isaiah;Bible;Old Testament;Nephite Prophetic View;Jews;Gentiles;Jesus Christ;Prophecy
Book of Mormon Central. “What Was Mormon’s Purpose in Writing the Book of Mormon?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #230. November 14, 2016.
Keywords: Mormon;Editor;Redaction;Abridgment;Prophecy;Prophets;Promised Land;Holy Ghost;Jesus Christ;Testimony
Book of Mormon Central. “What Was on the Lost 116 Pages?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #452. July 24, 2018.
Keywords: Joseph Smith;Church History;Martin Harris;116 pages;Book of Lehi;Evidence
Book of Mormon Central. “What Was One of the Main Causes of Warfare in the Book of Mormon?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #523. July 5, 2019.
Keywords: Warfare;War Chapters;Nehor;Kishkumen;Leadership;King
Book of Mormon Central. “What was the Great and Terrible Gulf in Lehi’s Dream?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #14. January 19, 2016.
Keywords: Gulf;Lehi's Dream;Tree of Life;Wadi;Water;Desert;Hell;Lehi's Journey to the Promised Land;Ancient Near East;Geography;Ancient Israel;Arabia;Top KnoWhys;Evidence
Book of Mormon Central. “What Was the Nature of Nephite Fortifications?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #158. August 4, 2016.
Keywords: Nephites;Lamanites;War Chapters;Warfare;Moroni;Captain Moroni;Fortifications;Military;Mesoamerica;Archaeology;Heartland;Evidence
Book of Mormon Central. “What Was the Sword of Laban Like?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #401. January 23, 2018.
Keywords: Archaeology;Evidence;Metallurgy;Ancient Israel;Laban;Nephi;Sword of Laban
Book of Mormon Central. “What Were the ‘Other Records’ Nephi Saw in Vision?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #376. October 26, 2017.
Keywords: Records;History;Nephi;Lehi;Bible;Manuscripts;Dead Sea Scrolls;Evidence
Book of Mormon Central. “When Did Cement Become Common in Ancient America?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #174. August 26, 2016.
Keywords: Cement;Mormon;Nephites;Land Northward;Industry;Building;Mesoamerica;Evidence
Book of Mormon Central. “When Did Lehi Leave Jerusalem?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #475. October 11, 2018.
Keywords: Lehi;Chronology;Jerusalem;Calendar
Book of Mormon Central. “When Did Mormon Write His Letter Recorded in Moroni 9?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #477. October 18, 2018.
Keywords: Mormon;Moroni;Records;Dating
Book of Mormon Central. “When Does the Book of Mormon First Talk About the Plan of Salvation?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #33. February 15, 2016.
Keywords: Jacob;Lehi;Alma;Plan of Salvation;Temples;Jesus Christ;Fall;Atonement;Death;Hell;Judgment of God;Final Judgment;Afterlife;Ancient Israelite Religion;Ancient Judaism;God;Heavenly Father
Book of Mormon Central. “Where Can You Best Learn about God’s Plan of Salvation?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #272. February 8, 2017.
Keywords: Plan of Salvation;King Lamoni;Alma;Ammon;Benjamin;King Benjamin;Abinadi;Jacob;Nephi;Lehi;Brother of Jared;Creation;Fall;Atonement;Adam;Eve;Resurrection
Book of Mormon Central. “Where Did Joseph Smith Get His Doctrinal Ideas About Christ?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #261. January 13, 2017.
Keywords: Church History;Joseph Smith;Wentworth Letter;Articles of Faith;God;Heavenly Father;Jesus Christ;Holy Ghost;Godhead;King Benjamin;Atonement;Salvation;Doctrine and Covenants;Nehor
Book of Mormon Central. “Where Did Joseph Smith Get His Ideas about the Physical and Spiritual Gathering of Israel?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #290. March 22, 2017.
Keywords: Church History;Gathering of Israel;Gathering;Scattering of Israel;Assyria;Babylon;Zion;Ancient Israel;House of Israel;Tribes of Israel
Book of Mormon Central. “Where Did Joseph Smith Get His Teachings on the Family?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #285. March 10, 2017.
Keywords: Church History;Restoration;Joseph Smith;Family;Marriage;Children;Emma Smith;Love;Lehi;Sariah;Nephi;Daughters of Ishmael;Lineage History
Book of Mormon Central. “Where did Moroni Get the Sacramental Prayers from?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #250. December 12, 2016.
Keywords: Moroni;Nephites;Sacrament;Christ in America;Jesus Christ;Atonement;Intertextuality;King Benjamin;Mosiah;Prayer
Book of Mormon Central. “Where Did the Book of Mormon Happen?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #431. May 8, 2018.
Keywords: Geography;Book of Mormon;Evidence
Book of Mormon Central. “Where did the Brother of Jared Get the Idea of Shining Stones?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #240. November 28, 2016.
Keywords: Ether;Brother of Jared;Shining Stones;Tzohar;Ancient Judaism;Ancient Near East;Noah's Ark;Bible;Old Testament;Genesis;Tower of Babel;Urim and Thummim;Talmud;Midrash;Liahona;Faith;Jesus Christ;Light of the World
Book of Mormon Central. “Where Does the Book of Mormon Declare the First Principles and Ordinances of the Gospel?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #276. February 17, 2017.
Keywords: Church History;Joseph Smith;Wentworth Letter;Articles of Faith;Baptism;Repentance;Gift of the Holy Ghost;Holy Ghost;Endure to the End;Bible;Jesus Christ
Book of Mormon Central. “Where Does the Name Nauvoo Come From?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #342. July 21, 2017.
Keywords: Church History;Nauvoo;Joseph Smith;Hebrew;Bible;Old Testament;Isaiah;Abinadi;Zion;Jesus Christ
Book of Mormon Central. “Where Does the Word ‘Deseret’ Come From?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #236. November 22, 2016.
Keywords: Ether;Jared;Brother of Jared;Deseret;Bee;Ancient Near East;Egyptian;Hebrew;Etymology;Mesopotamia;Industry;Utah;Mormon;Moroni;Evidence
Book of Mormon Central. “Where is the Land of Promise?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #497. January 8, 2019.
Keywords: Geography;Promised Land;Zion;American Continent;Mesoamerica;North America;South America;Heartland
Book of Mormon Central. “Where is the Location of the Hill Cumorah?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #489. November 29, 2018.
Keywords: Hill Cumorah;Geography;Angel Moroni;Final Nephite Battle;Gold Plates;Joseph Smith
Book of Mormon Central. “Where Is the Narrative Transition in 1 Nephi?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #461. August 23, 2018.
Keywords: Nephi;Small Plates;Gold Plates
Book of Mormon Central. “Which Nephite King Had the Gift of Interpretation?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #99. May 13, 2016.
Keywords: Mosiah;Limhi;King Benjamin;Seer;Jaredites;Critical Text;Textual Criticism;Gold Plates
Book of Mormon Central. “Who Are the Lamanites?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #486. November 20, 2018.
Keywords: Lamanites;Early Church History;Restoration;Ancestors
Book of Mormon Central. “Who Are the Witnesses of Christ in 2 Nephi?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #37. February 19, 2016.
Keywords: Witness;Nephi;Isaiah;Jesus Christ;Jacob;Law of Witnesses;Law;Legal;Testimony;Three Witnesses;Jeffrey R. Holland;Christianity
Book of Mormon Central. “Who Are the ‘Few" Who Were Permitted to See the Plates?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #54. March 15, 2016.
Keywords: Nephi;Gold Plates;Joseph Smith;Witnesses;Law of Witnesses;Law;Legal;Three Witnesses;Eight Witnesses;Martin Harris;Oliver Cowdery;David Whitmer;Jacob Whitmer;John Whitmer;Peter Whitmer;Christian Whitmer;Samuel H. Smith;Joseph Smith Sr;Hyrum Smith;Evidence
Book of Mormon Central. “Who Called Ishmael’s Burial Place Nahom?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #19. January 26, 2016.
Keywords: Nahom;Marib;Archaeology;Arabia;Saudi Arabia;Nephi;Lehi;Lehi's Journey to the Promised Land;Names;Book of Mormon Names;Etymology;Hebrew;Altar;Desert;Arabic;Language;Top KnoWhys;Evidence
Book of Mormon Central. “Who is the Servant of Isaiah 49/1 Nephi 21?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #24. February 2, 2016.
Keywords: Isaiah;Nephi;Joseph Smith;Jesus Christ;Servant;Ancient Israel;Prophecy;Bible;Old Testament
Book of Mormon Central. “Who is the Servant Spoken of by Christ?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #215. October 24, 2016.
Keywords: Christ in America;Jesus Christ;Servant;Bible;Old Testament;Isaiah;Moses;Tree of Life;Witnesses;Witness;Restoration;Joseph Smith
Book of Mormon Central. “Who Was Zelph?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #336. July 7, 2017.
Keywords: Church History;Joseph Smith;Zion's Camp;Zelph;Geography;Final Nephite Battle;Nephites;Lamanites
Book of Mormon Central. “Who Were the ‘Elders of the Jews’ Mentioned by Zoram?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #464. September 4, 2018.
Keywords: Ancient Israel;Ancient Judaism;Zoram;Nephi;Laban;Jerusalem
Book of Mormon Central. “Who Were the ‘Many Prophets’ in Jerusalem During Lehi’s Time?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #441. June 14, 2018.
Keywords: Bible;Old Testament;Prophets;Lehi;Jeremiah;Jerusalem;Ancient Israel;Zedekiah
Book of Mormon Central. “Who Wrote the Peace Maker Pamphlet?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #634. June 21, 2022.
Keywords: Church History; Under the Banner of Heaven; Joseph Smith; Polygamy; Times and Seasons
Book of Mormon Central. “Whom Did Nephi Quote in 1 Nephi 22?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #25. February 3, 2016.
Keywords: Isaiah;Nephi;Zenos;Intertextuality;Bible;Old Testament
Book of Mormon Central. “Whose ‘Word’ Was Fulfilled by Christ’s Suffering ‘Pains and Sicknesses’?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #564. June 2, 2020.
Keywords: Isaiah;Bible;Old Testament;Suffering Servant;Servant Songs;Jesus Christ;Atonement;Alma the Younger

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Book of Mormon Central. “Why and How Did Alma Explain the Meaning of the Word ‘Restoration"?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #149. July 22, 2016.
Keywords: Corianton;Alma;Resurrection;Restoration;Nehor;Ancient Law;Law of Moses;Justice;Final Judgment;Bible;Old Testament;Exodus;Ancient Near East;Chiasmus;Parallelism;Poetry;Hebrew
Book of Mormon Central. “Why Are Certain Biblical Psalms Used by Book of Mormon Authors?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #439. June 7, 2018.
Keywords: Bible;Old Testament;Psalms
Book of Mormon Central. “Why Are Children So Prominent in 3 Nephi?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #220. October 31, 2016.
Keywords: Christ in America;Jesus Christ;Children;Plan of Salvation;Isaiah;Malachi;Ancient Near East;King Benjamin;King Benjamin's Speech;Miracles;Death;Sickness;Afflictions;Deaf;Humility;Patience;Angels;Parents;Family;Ordinances;Sealing Power;Zion;Heavenly Father
Book of Mormon Central. “Why Are Horses Mentioned in the Book of Mormon?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #75. April 11, 2016.
Keywords: Horses;Enos;Book of Mormon Translation;Archaeology;Anachronism;Mesoamerica;Top KnoWhys
Book of Mormon Central. “Why Are Later Jewish Sources Relevant to Texts in the Book of Mormon?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #478. October 23, 2018.
Keywords: Ancient Judaism;Zemnarihah;Gadianton Robbers;Rabbinics
Book of Mormon Central. “Why Are Lehi’s First Visions So Similar to Much Later Apocalyptic Writings?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #459. August 16, 2018.
Keywords: Apocalypse;Lehi;Visions;Divine Council
Book of Mormon Central. “Why Are Lehi’s Visions Like Those of Other Prophets in His Day?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #469. September 20, 2018.
Keywords: Lehi;Visions;Prophets;Ezekiel
Book of Mormon Central. “Why Are Mormon’s Extensive Quotations of Limhi Significant?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #85. April 25, 2016.
Keywords: Limhi;Mosiah;Joseph Smith;Ancient Near East;Ancient History;Speeches;Mormon;Gold Plates;Redaction
Book of Mormon Central. “Why Are Ordinances So Important?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #296. April 5, 2017.
Keywords: Ordinances;Ancient Israel;Hebrew;Law;Legal;Law of Moses;Bible;Old Testament;King David;Solomon
Book of Mormon Central. “Why Are People Exhausted by Powerful Spiritual Experiences?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #460. August 21, 2018.
Keywords: Joseph Smith;Church History;First Vision;Lamoni;Lehi;Ammon
Book of Mormon Central. “Why Are Secret Combinations Associated with Cain and Getting Gain?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #585. November 17, 2020.
Keywords: Cain and Abel;Cain;Hebrew;Secret Combinations;Word Play
Book of Mormon Central. “Why Are So Few Women Mentioned in the Book of Mormon?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #391. December 19, 2017.
Keywords: Women;Literacy;Bible;Old Testament;Gender;Ancient Near East;Ancient America
Book of Mormon Central. “Why Are there Multiple Accounts of Joseph Smith&’s and Alma’s Visions?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #264. January 20, 2017.
Keywords: Church History;Joseph Smith;First Vision;History;Alma the Younger;Conversion;Restoration;Bible;New Testament;Paul
Book of Mormon Central. “Why Are There So Many Different Names for the Plan of Salvation?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #312. May 12, 2017.
Keywords: Plan of Salvation;Names;God;Jesus Christ;Atonement;Alma;Amulek;Death;Church History;Joseph Smith
Book of Mormon Central. “Why Are There So Many Similarities between the Dreams of Lehi and Joseph Smith, Sr.?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #474. October 9, 2018.
Keywords: Tree of Life;Joseph Smith Sr;Lucy Mack Smith;Visions;Iron Rod
Book of Mormon Central. “Why are There So Many War Chapters in the Book of Mormon?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #157. August 3, 2016.
Keywords: War Chapters;Warfare;Military;Nephites;Lamanites;Alma;Zarahemla;Amlici;Ammonihah;Nehor;People of Ammon;Jershon;Zoramites;Antionum;Moroni;Captain Moroni;Paanchi;Pahoran;Helaman;Kishkumen;Tubaloth;Gadianton Robbers;Moronihah;Cezoram;Giddianhi;Zemnarihah;Jacob;Lachoneus
Book of Mormon Central. “Why Bother Studying the Textual Variants in the Book of Mormon?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #388. December 7, 2017.
Keywords: Church History;Joseph Smith;Oliver Cowdery;David Whitmer;Printer's Manuscript;Original Manuscript;Book of Mormon Translation;Miracles
Book of Mormon Central. “Why Can Nephi’s Vision Be Called an Apocalypse?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #471. September 27, 2018.
Keywords: Nephi;Apocalypse;Assyria;Visions;Underworld
Book of Mormon Central. “Why Can Wickedness Never Bring Happiness?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #329. June 21, 2017.
Keywords: Alma;Corianton;Missionary Work;Sexual Transgression;Sin;Joy;Happiness;Chiasmus;Hebrew;Bible;Old Testament;Cain and Abel;Commandments;Obedience;Atonement
Book of Mormon Central. “Why Could Joseph Smith Testify in Court at Age 13?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #590. January 12, 2021.
Keywords: Legal;Joseph Smith;Church History
Book of Mormon Central. “Why Could Seantum be Convicted Without Any Witnesses?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #180. September 5, 2016.
Keywords: Legal;Helaman;Nephi;Chief Judge;Seezoram;Seantum;Reign of the Judges;Murder;Death;Blood;Law of Moses;Witnesses;Law of Witnesses;Bible;Old Testament;Deuteronomy;Ancient Israel;Joshua;Obedience;Ancient Law;Mormon;Gadianton Robbers
Book of Mormon Central. “Why Did Abinadi Stretch Forth His Hand as He Prophesied?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #94. May 6, 2016.
Keywords: Abinadi;King Noah;Hands;Gestures;Ancient Near East;Moses;Bible;Old Testament
Book of Mormon Central. “Why Did Abinadi Talk About the Suffering Messiah?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #91. May 3, 2016.
Keywords: Abinadi;King Noah;Mosiah;Isaiah;Jesus Christ;Atonement;Bible;Old Testament
Book of Mormon Central. “Why Did Abinadi Use a Disguise?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #310. May 8, 2017.
Keywords: Abinadi;King Noah;Disguise;Bible;Old Testament;Moses;Saul
Book of Mormon Central. “Why Did Abinadi Warn the People of an East Wind?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #560. May 5, 2020.
Keywords: East Wind;Mesoamerica;Abinadi;King Noah;Bible;Old Testament;Exodus;Moses;Plagues;Evidence
Book of Mormon Central. “Why Did Abraham and Sarah Receive New Names and Tokens?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #630. February 22, 2022.
Keywords: New Names;Abrahamic Covenant;Covenants;Names;Abraham;Sarah;Abram;Sarai;Tokens;Circumcision
Book of Mormon Central. “Why Did Alma Add ‘Chains of Hell’ to Abinadi’s Phrase ‘Bands of Death’?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #111. May 31, 2016.
Keywords: Abinadi;Alma;Bands of Death;Death;Bible;Psalms;Old Testament;Hebrew;Chains of Hell;Hell
Book of Mormon Central. “Why Did Alma and Amulek Preach in Synagogues?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #124. June 17, 2016.
Keywords: Synagogues;Ancient Israelite Religion;Ancient Judaism;Alma;Amulek;Ammonihah;Zoramites;Etymology;Hebrew;Greek;Temples
Book of Mormon Central. “Why Did Alma Ask about Having God’s Image Engraven upon One’s Countenance?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #295. April 3, 2017.
Keywords: Alma;Jesus Christ;Mesoamerica;Deity Masks;Engraven in your Countenance;North America;South America;Evidence
Book of Mormon Central. “Why Did Alma Ask Church Members Fifty Probing Questions?” The Book of Mormon Central website. KnoWhy #112. June 1, 2016.