Whatever the meaning of this phrase, the meaning of the verse is clear: God is eternal (, A firmly held heresy in the sectarian religious world is that the Bible contains all of God's word and that there is no true scripture outside of the Bible. But they took this counsel among themselves that they would leave the multitudes of the heathen, and go forth into a further country, where never mankind dwelt. The real meaning of the scripture is that the commandments of God should not be altered. See also 2 Nephi 6:14, 2 Nephi 21:11, and 2 Nephi 25:17. 2 Nephi 14. See also, "the promises which I have made unto thee, Nephi, and also unto thy father", The Lord extends the Abrahamic covenant to the posterity of the Book of Mormon people. . TG Bible; Book of Mormon. Isaiah 29 is one of the most often cited scriptural passages of the Restoration. What are the "two nations"? We learn in 1 Nephi 22 that the term "lost" reflects the perspective of the Israelites in the Holy land. Nay; but ye have cursed them, and have hated them, and have not sought to recover them. "the testimony of two nations is a witness unto you", In the justice of God, no person is expected to accept a truth unless it has been properly established. . And when the two nations shall run together the testimony of the two nations shall run together also. In speaking of some of the books out of which the world will be judged, President Spencer W. Kimball offered the following insight: "The Book of Life (see Revelation 20:12) will show the earthly activities of all of us, and the book of the angels will give the entire story of every man and what he did in the light and in the shadows, in the open and in the corners, all that is said in the secret places and from the housetops, all that was thought and expressed, whether good or bad. TG Restoration of the Gospel. List as many of these reasons as you can find. Isaiah 29:13, 2 Nephi 27:25. The lost tribes are Israelites whose identity is not known to the world and in some cases not even to themselves. verse 13 These three records are to be shared with the other groups. Here is a sobering reminder of the persecutions the Jews have received at the hands of the "Gentiles" since the final scattering of the Jews by the Romans in AD 70. A Bible! See the commentary for 1 Nephi 14:1-2; 1 Nephi 14:8. "for out of the books which shall be written I will judge the world", It may be true that a man who has not heard the law or had a chance to understand it will be judged lightly until he had that chance (. See the commentary for the previous verse for reflections on the identity of the "Gentiles.". … He says: "Art thou not it which hath dried the sea, the waters of the great deep; that hath made the depths of the sea a way for the ransomed to pass over?" to be written.". 22:4; 2 Ne. 2 Nephi 6. This chapter describes Satan's latter-day attack on the Book of Mormon. 9 And I do this that I may prove unto many that I am the asame yesterday, today, and forever; and that I speak forth my bwords according to mine own pleasure. But behold, all things have been done in the wisdom of him who knoweth all... LDS Scripture of the Day January 1, 2017. And when will they "run together"? And I will show unto them that fight against my word and against my people, who are of the house of Israel, that I am God, and that I covenanted with Abraham that I would remember his seed forever.” verse 3 Here the term "Gentile" is likely best interpreted as any non-Jew who is a candidate to be gathered back to the fold or church of God. It is touching to reflect on the Lord's persistent dedication and patience which he evidences for his wayward children-especially his "chosen," those who were especially valiant in the premortal world. This video is unavailable. 2 Nephi 29:6-8 Thou fool that shall say, a Bible, we have got a Bible, and we need no more Bible. 2 Nephi 29: 12: “For behold, I shall speak unto the Jews and they shall write it; and I shall also speak unto the Nephites and they shall write it; and I shall also speak unto the other tribes of the house of Israel, which I have led away, and they shall write it; and … Continue reading 2 Nephi 29: 12 → 2 Nephi 26. Many Gentiles will reject the Book of Mormon—They will say, We need no more Bible—The Lord speaks to many nations—He will judge the world out of the books which will be written. 2 Nephi 11. shall say (Illustration): Chart: The Ways of the Devil: 2 Nephi 28:3-30. This chapter describes Satan's latter-day attack on the Book of Mormon. . Just how grateful are the Gentiles for the Bible they received from the Jews? The implication seems to be that the record of the Jews, the Bible, contains revelation intended primarily for the people of the Old World. 3 The book would come forth with the words of “them which have slumbered” (v. 6). By the time we arrive at this point in the scripture, Nephi has already prophesied that the whole world in the last days will be engulfed in apostasy. 2 Nephi 7. Joseph Fielding Smith "In answering the question of the lawyer, 'Master, which is the great commandment in the law?' Brigham Young said: "The ten tribes of Israel are on a portion of the earth-a portion separate from the main land" (Brigham Young, quoted by Matthais F. Cowley in his book, Wilford Woodruff, 448). Again, the phrase "all men, both in the east and in the west, and in the north, and in the south" and the phrase "islands of the sea" refer to scattered Israel wherever they may be found. Nay; but ye have cursed them, and have hated them, and have not sought to recover them. After all, the keys of gathering were given by Moses to Peter, James, and John on the Mount of Transfiguration at that time (Matthew 17:1-9). To solve this problem the Lord says: "And in the barren deserts there shall come forth pools of living water; and the parched ground shall no longer be a thirsty land" (D&C 133:28). As long as we are "Bible bashing" with the sectarian world, why not bring up a verse written by the very same author who wrote the verse in Revelation 22: "And there are also many other things which Jesus did, the which, if they should be written every one, I suppose that even the world itself could not contain the books that should be written" (John 21:25). 2 Nephi 2:14 Things to act and things to be acted upon. But behold, I will return all these things upon your own heads; for I the Lord have not forgotten my people. 2. It serves as a natural transition from chapter 8 (2 Nephi 18). "end of man" This verse is a statement on the constancy and eternal nature of God. The honest judge will give full value to all for their good works and will not overlook the other" (The Teachings of Spencer W. Kimball. And they shall perish. 5 O ye Gentiles, have ye remembered the Jews, mine ancient covenant people? 2 Nephi 2:24-25. Also contained in this verse are instructions as to how we ought to regard the Jews today. Many Gentiles will reject the Book of Mormon—They will say, We need no more Bible—The Lord speaks to many nations—He will judge the world out of the books which will be written. 2 Nephi 29. In essence, 2 Nephi 27 (Isaiah 29) is a detailed prophecy about the coming forth of the Book of Mormon. 17:40; 3 Ne. Just how grateful are the Gentiles for the Bible they received from the Jews? 1) “A … powerful testimony to the importance of the Book of Mormon is to note where the Lord placed its coming forth in the timetable of the unfolding Restoration. . 2 Nephi 29: 14 “And it shall come to pass that my people, which are of the house of Israel, shall be gathered home unto the lands of their possessions; and my word also shall be gathered in one. They are still present in some Catholic Bibles, though there is some skepticism over their authenticity among the leadership of the Catholic Church. Know ye not that I, the Lord your God, have created all men, and that I remember those who are upon the bisles of the sea; and that I rule in the heavens above and in the cearth beneath; and I bring forth my dword unto the children of men, yea, even upon all the nations of the earth? 12 For behold, I shall speak unto the Jews and they shall write it; and I shall also speak unto the Nephites and they shall write it; and I shall also speak unto the other tribes of the house of Israel, which I have led away, and they shall write it; and I shall also speak unto all nations of the earth and they shall write it. "marvelous work" This expression originated with the prophet Isaiah and is found in Isaiah 29:13-14. Is it not logical to expect a corresponding record to be provided for people of the New World? ". 2 Tim. There are to be at least three major scriptural testimonies of Christ that will eventually come forth. We have got a Bible, and there cannot be any more Bible. Brother Cleon Skousen has also drawn upon the apocryphal Old Testament book of Esdras for some other suggestions regarding the lost ten tribes. 1:10; 1 Ne. One of the definitions of hiss in Webster's 1828 American Dictionary of the English Language is, "To whiz, as an arrow or other thing in rapid flight." Do you not know that all people of the earth are my children and are entitled to hear my words? An alternate suggestion has been made regarding the identity of the record of the lost tribes of Israel. It is likely that the two nations are the Old World (Judah) and the New World (Joseph or Ephraim). 10:14; 1 Ne. Isaiah suggests that this miraculous highway may be the result of the drying up of the great deep similar to the way the Lord parted the waters for Moses and allowed the Israelites to walk over on dry land. What are the perceptions of the Gentiles relative to the Bible and its origins? It ends following "my words shall hiss forth"-in verse 3. 6 Thou fool, that shall say: A Bible, we have got a Bible, and we need no more Bible. "And what thank they the Jews for the Bible which they receive from them?". 2 Nephi 29: 8 : "Wherefore murmur ye, because that ye shall receive more of my word? These are 2 Nephi 26:15-16; 2 Nephi 26:18 which correspond to Isaiah 29:3-5. 4 But thus saith the Lord God: O fools, they shall have a aBible; and it shall proceed forth from the bJews, mine ancient covenant people. This is the doctrine of sola scriptura. Some have suggested that the time of Christ's mortal ministry constituted a "gathering." Yes, indeed! 2 Nephi 4. that they shall write the words which I speak unto them" If one people to whom the Lord has spoken has been commanded to record at least some of which the Lord has said, isn't it logical to suppose that others to whom the Lord has spoken will also be asked to write it down? . It could refer to the time when each and every one of the spirit children of God-those who belong to our round of creation-has been dispatched to this mortal earth to one of the other worlds in this round of the Father's creation. 2 Nephi 29:2 Verse Text. 2 Nephi 2 Chapter 2 Redemption comes through the Holy Messiah—Freedom of choice (agency) is essential to existence and progression—Adam fell that men might be—Men are free to choose liberty and eternal life. Yea, what do the Gentiles mean? 10:8 (8, 20); D&C 133:8. Thou fool that shall say, a Bible, we have got a Bible, and we need no more Bible. These are the written records of "the Jews" (the Bible), "the Nephites" (the Book of Mormon), and "the other tribes of the house of Israel, which I have led away"-obviously the ten lost tribes. Prophets have suggested that the ten tribes will be gathered in from "the north countries." 2 Nephi 33. TG Jesus Christ, Creator; Man, Physical Creation of; Nations. A Bible! Examples today of the application of this law might include the testimony of Christ in the Bible and the Book of Mormon; the three and eight witnesses of the Book of Mormon plates; the witness, in the meridian of time, of both Jesus Christ and John the Baptist-both sealed by their blood; the martyrdom of both Hyrum and Joseph Smith; the invariable presence of another individual with Joseph Smith when priesthood keys were restored; and the sending out of missionaries two by two. 3 And because my words shall hiss forth-many of the Gentiles shall say: A Bible! 2 Ne. The Bible is not the final word of God. And I will show unto them that fight against my word and against my dpeople, who are of the ehouse of Israel, that I am God, and that I fcovenanted with gAbraham that I would remember his hseed iforever. . Nephi paraphrased a few of Isaiah’s words, as recorded in Isaiah 29:2–4, likening the people of Jerusalem to his own people and their destruction (2 Ne. This chapter contains one of the earliest references to the popular self-important Mormon phrase, "a marvelous work." 51:5; 1 Ne. 2 For I, Nephi, have not taught them many things concerning the manner of the Jews; for their a works were works of darkness, and their doings were doings of abominations. 2 Nephi 29–30 2 Nephi 30:5–6 — Lehi’s Posterity Receive the Gospel. This law simply stated is: "In the mouth of two or three witnesses shall every word be established" (, "when the two nations shall run together". 2 Ne. (Robert J. Matthews, Book of Mormon Symposium Series, 3 Nephi 9-30, edited by PR Cheesman, MS Nyman, and CD Tate, Jr., 1988, p. 38) 3 Ne 29:2 ye need not say that the Lord delays his coming. 26:17 (16–17); 27:6 (6–26). . 2 Nephi 5. See especially 2 Nephi 29:10–14: “Wherefore, because that ye have a Bible ye need not suppose that it contains all my words; neither need ye suppose that I have not caused more to be written. And they taught, and did minister one to another; 3 Nephi 26:19 Read in scriptures:... LDS Scripture of the Day February 13, 2020. 2 Nephi 8. Jeremiah says the Lord will lead the seed of Israel "out of the north country" and then comments: "It shall no more be said, the Lord liveth, that brought up the children of Israel out of the land of Egypt; but the Lord liveth, that brought up the children of Israel from the land of the north and from all the lands whither he had driven them" (Jeremiah 16:14-15). These three records are, by the way, another example of the law of witnesses (see the commentary for verse 8). . 2 Nephi 29: 3: “And because my words shall hiss forth—many of the Gentiles shall say: A Bible! - 2 Nephi 29 Nephi speaks of the time when the Lord will bring forth His marvelous work and a wonder. 2 Nephi 4. It ends following "my words shall hiss forth"-in verse 3. 2 Nephi 19 (Isaiah Text & Commentary): Chapter 19 Note** Verse 19:1 is the last verse of Isaiah chapter 8 in the Hebrew Bible and in the German Bible. Do they remember the travails, and the labors, and the pains of the Jews, and their diligence unto me, in bringing forth salvation unto the Gentiles? Their deafness and blindness was a product of their willful rebellion against the prophets, the … This law simply stated is: "In the mouth of two or three witnesses shall every word be established" (1 Corinthians 13:1; see also Matthew 18:16; D&C 6:28; D&C 6:30; D&C 6:128:3). ", This expression originated with the prophet Isaiah and is found in, "my covenants which I have made unto the children of men", This phrase refers to the Abrahamic covenant the details of which can be reviewed in the commentary for, "that I may set my hand again the second time to recover my people", This same expression is used a few times in the book of Second Nephi. In 2 Nephi 26 only three verses can be said to be reasonably direct quotations of verses from Isaiah 29. verse 8 "murmur ye, because that ye shall receive more of my word?" 13:40 (39–42); 2 Ne. As a result, “they…that erred in spirit shall come to understanding, and they that murmured shall learn doctrine” (Isaiah 29:24, 2 Nephi 27:35). "the lost tribes of Israel shall have the words of the Nephites and the Jews" The expression "lost tribes" is found in only two verses of scripture, here and in 3 Nephi 17:4. "O fools, they shall have a Bible" The Lord refers to the people of the latter day. 2 Ne 9:31-2 wo unto the deaf that will not hear When Jacob is warning the deaf and the blind, he is obviously referring to those who are spiritually deaf and spiritually blind. It is especially valuable because it has been hidden in the earth for centuries, and it still contains its original purity and plainness. 2 Nephi 29:13The Jews, Nephites, and lost tribes shall have each other's words. that they shall write the words which I speak unto them". He will remember His people again, especially the Nephites and the lost 10 tribes of Israel. 2 Nephi 29; 2 Nephi 30; 2 Nephi 31; 2 Nephi 32; 2 Nephi 33; Jacob; Enos; Jarom; Omni; Words of Mormon; Mosiah; Alma; Helaman; 3 Nephi; 4 Nephi; Mormon; Ether; Moroni; 2 Nephi 2. This combined scriptural record will "show unto them that fight against my word . verse 12 There are to be at least three major scriptural testimonies of Christ that will eventually come forth. Are you really resisting the concept that revelations in addition to the Bible should come forth? A Bible! If one people to whom the Lord has spoken has been commanded to record at least some of which the Lord has said, isn't it logical to suppose that others to whom the Lord has spoken will also be asked to write it down? January 1, 2017. 2 Nephi 2:27 Lehi's teaching on the principle of agency. Book of Mormon: 2 Nephi 29-30 Are we involved in the Marvelous Work? Mosiah. 2 Nephi 3. 2 Nephi 2. Apparently the returning Israelites will fill up the Western Hemisphere. Certain books will be used both as a standard and as a witness in the final judgment. The marvelous work and a wonder which the Lord brings to pass in the last days is the establishment of the kingdom of God on earth, the gathering of Israel, and the fulfillment of the covenants that the Lord has made with the ancient prophets. Now, back to Brother Cleon Skousen and The book of Esdras. Know ye not that there are more nations than one? Their respective scriptural records (the Bible and the Book of Mormon) shall function together in the last days. Know ye not that I, the Lord your God, have created … Continue reading 2 Nephi 29: 6-7 → Is there a separate body of the scattered ten tribes that live together somewhere? 2 Nephi 29: 14. In Deuteronomy 31:4 Moses addresses scattered Israel and implies that a part of scattered Israel may even be located somewhere outside of this earth: "If any of thine be driven out unto the outmost parts of heaven, from thence will the Lord thy God gather thee, and from thence will he fetch thee" (italics added). We spent a lot of time practicing our presentation for zone conference. 2 And also, that I may remember the promises which I have made unto thee, Nephi, and also unto thy father, that I would remember your seed; and that the words of your seed should proceed forth out of my mouth unto your seed; and my words shall hiss forth unto the ends of the earth, for a standard unto my people, which are of the house of Israel; verse 2 "the promises which I have made unto thee, Nephi, and also unto thy father" The Lord extends the Abrahamic covenant to the posterity of the Book of Mormon people. "when the two nations shall run together" What are the "two nations"? It has reference to the restored gospel in the latter days. "And what thank they the Jews for the Bible which they receive from them?" . 3 Wherefore, I write unto my people, unto all those that shall receive hereafter these things which I write, a that they may know the judgments of God, that they come upon all nations, according to the word which he hath spoken. About 559–545 B.C. 2 Nephi 12 ... 2 Nephi 23. For a more complete discussion of the heresy of sola scriptura, see Ye Shall Know of the Doctrine, volume 4, chapters 7, 8, and 9: Scriptural Canon-Should It Be Open or Closed?, Continuing Revelation and Modern Scripture, and The Question of Scriptural Inerrancy. 2 Nephi 16. Words of Mormon. But behold, I will return all these things upon your own heads; for I the Lord have not forgotten my people. The translation of the book would be a miraculous event, part of the Lord’s “marvelous work and a wonder” (2 Nephi 27:26). Heber C. Kimball, after returning from a missionary excursion, wrote, "We delivered our testimony to many [ministers] who with one consent said 'we have enough and need no more revelation;' thus fulfilling a prediction of the Book of Mormon" (Times and Seasons [16 August 1841] 2:507-11). Comparison of 2 Nephi 27 and Isaiah 29 This is a side-by-side comparison of 2 Nephi 27 and Isaiah 29. 2 Nephi 29:13 The Jews, Nephites, and lost tribes shall have each other's words. The meaning of the phrase "end of man" is unclear. 2 Nephi 8. In doing so, he was not quoting from Isaiah but About 559–545 B.C. 2 Nephi 11. . A Bible! Their respective scriptural records (the Bible and the Book of Mormon) shall function together in the last days. Perhaps the Lord refers here to his mortal ministry as the "first time" he set his hand to recover his people. The records of the Nephites and of the Jews obviously do not consist of only one book each. The only individual to whom the Lord is able to "prove" anything is he who is responsive to the Spirit. 2 Nephi 2. 2 Nephi 9. Edited by Edward L. Kimball, [Salt Lake City: Bookcraft], 1982, 46). Know ye not that I, the Lord your God, have created all men, and that I remember those who are upon the isles of the sea; and that I rule in the heavens above and in the earth beneath; and I bring forth my word unto the children of men, yea, even upon all the nations of the earth? 13 And it shall come to pass that the Jews shall have the words of the Nephites, and the Nephites shall have the words of the Jews; and the Nephites and the Jews shall have the words of the lost tribes of Israel; and the lost tribes of Israel shall have the words of the Nephites and the Jews. Some scriptures describe their scattered exile as being in "the north," using metaphorical language from the perspective of the rest of Israel, who last saw them being taken away in that direction (Jeremiah 16:15; Zechariah 2:6; D&C 110:11; 133:26). 2 Nephi 29: 13: “And it shall come to pass that the Jews shall have the words of the Nephites, and the Nephites shall have the words of the Jews; and the Nephites and the Jews shall have the words of the lost tribes of Israel; and the lost tribes of Israel shall have the … Continue reading 2 Nephi 29: … Posted in December, Witnessing Tip of the Day, tagged 2 Nephi 29:6, 2 Timothy 3:5, bible, Book of Mormon, false gospel on 12/02/2019| 1 Comment » December 2 – Time with God is Time Well Spent. In Joseph Smith's King James Bible, which he was using to create his inspired revision, there were fourteen books between the Old Testament and the New Testament known as the Old Testament Apocrypha. Nay; but ye have acursed them, and have bhated them, and have not sought to recover them. He is also condemning those who feel that the Bible alone is sufficient scripture to settle all questions of religion. The possibility of a separate record of scripture coming forth from the "lost" ten tribes of Israel is problematic. The record then continues: "And an highway shall be cast up in the midst of the great deep" (D&C 133:27). Ezek. 4 But thus saith the Lord God: O fools, they shall have a Bible ; and it shall proceed forth from the Jews, mine ancient covenant people. What are the perceptions of the Gentiles relative to the Bible and its origins? 8 Wherefore murmur ye, because that ye shall receive more of my word? Chapter 29 is also a prophetic chapter concerning the Book of Mormon. 37:17 (15–20); 1 Ne. “What Thank They the Jews”? 3:16; Moses 1:40. This particular verse leaves open the possibility that several other records may have been written and may yet come forth. 2 Nephi 29: 6-7: “Thou fool, that shall say: A Bible, we have got a Bible, and we need no more Bible. It should be obvious that even when a truth is established according to the law of witnesses and is thus "proven," it may well not be proven in a tangible worldly or scientific sense. Omni. 7 Know ye not that there are more anations than one? "the words of your seed" This is the Book of Mormon which will, in the terminology of Isaiah, "hiss forth unto the ends of the earth, for a standard unto my people, which are of the house of Israel." However, this phrase makes clear that the old saw, "Ignorance of the law is no excuse," is ultimately applicable. All who read the scriptures are familiar of the concept of God's technique of removing large bodies of people from the earth to some place especially prepared for them. We do not accept them as canonized scripture, but certainly acknowledge that they may contain some significant truths. 13:25 (23–25); D&C 3:16. 2 Nephi 29: Rejection of the Book of Mormon In the Last Days the Book of Mormon will be rejected by the voice of many, claiming; “…A Bible! The only thing that preceded it was the First Vision. Before listing those suggestions, perhaps it would be appropriate to mention a few things about "the apocrypha.". The word "Bible" comes from "Biblea," an original Greek word not used by Hebrew prophets. 2 Nephi 29: 8. 2 Nephi 28:3 The churches which are built up, and not unto the Lord . being gathered in from the four corners of the earth, and from the north countries" (Ether 13:11, italics added). 2 Nephi 29:13 The Jews, Nephites, and lost tribes shall have each other's words. The meaning of this verse is clear. Yea, what do the Gentiles mean? When men are learned they think they are wise, and they hearken not unto the counsel of God, for they set it aside, supposing they know of themselves, wherefore, their wisdom is foolishness and it profiteth them not. Isn't it exciting to consider and speculate regarding these other records? Certainly every modern-day missionary has encountered this objection to our Church's non-biblical standard works. 20:27; Abr. Know ye not that the testimony of two nations is a witness unto you that I am God, that I remember one nation like unto another? But just as Nephi’s vision in 1 Nephi 14, and just as Isaiah’s prophecies in 2 Nephi 23 and 24 all end in the victory of God, Nephi concludes his exposition of Isaiah’s revelations on a set of very promising notes. In that marvelous manifestation, the Prophet Joseph Smith learned the true nature of God and that God had a work for him to do. No phrase better sums up how we should treat our Maker. 2 Nephi 28:3 The churches which are built up, and not unto the Lord . We have discussed previously that many of these Israelites, those descended from the ten tribes, have been thoroughly scattered throughout other nations of the world and do not exist in a discrete and separate body. Again, this term refers simply to scattered Israel, wherever they may be found upon the earth. November 25, 2019 December 2, 2019 Sister Faulconer Leave a comment. "the lost tribes of Israel shall have the words of the Nephites and the Jews", The expression "lost tribes" is found in only two verses of scripture, here and in, It is obvious that the latter-day gathering and restoration of Israel will also include a gathering, into one, of the three major scriptural testimonies of Christ. Today, if one is interested, these books are available and may be easily found and purchased. Jarom. The meaning of the phrase "end of man" is unclear. . When Joseph finished his inspired revision of the Old Testament, he inquired of the Lord on March 9, 1833, as to whether or not he should translate or revise these apocryphal books. Watch Queue Queue. The Lord’s solution is compassionate and respectful: teach them. This week was a whirlwind! This would include the citizens of the great Gentile nation of the latter days, the United States of America, though many of those citizens are blood descendants of the house of Israel. . Helaman. In the final verses in this chapter, we will identify three major scriptural records that have come forth or will eventually come forth. 7 thoughts on “ 2 Nephi 29: 13 ” DKD says: August 13, 2010 at 3:42 PM oh dear… so it seems. A-A; A+; 2 Ne 25:1 Isaiah spake many things which were hard for many of my people to understand. 102:28; D&C 132:30; Moses 7:52 (50–53). And what cthank they the dJews for the Bible which they receive from them? They will hiss forth unto the ends of the earth, so to speak. 6 Thou fool, that shall say: A aBible, we have got a Bible, and we need no more Bible. The irony is that we all know we can’t lie to God. And because that I have spoken one word ye need not suppose that I cannot speak another; for my work is not yet finished; neither shall it be until the end of man, neither from that time henceforth and forever. About 559–545 B.C. 2 Nephi 29. (2) There are also many things contained therein that are not true but are the false traditions of men. Between the "dashes" in 2 Nephi 29:1 and 2 Nephi 29:3, the Lord reveals to Nephi several reasons why He will proceed "to do a marvelous work among them" (the Gentiles). TG Seed of Abraham. It might be argued that this latter-day gathering is the third or fourth gathering. 2 Nephi 15. 13:24 (23–24). Miracles, spiritual gifts, and revelation are always available to the true followers of Christ. These are the written records of "the Jews" (the Bible), "the Nephites" (the Book of Mormon), and "the other tribes of the house of Israel, which I have led away"-obviously the ten lost tribes. 2 Nephi 29: 12. These apostate characteristics have infiltrated the world's churches and every institution of human endeavor. (3) There is no need to revise the Apocrypha. 27:26. Read 2 Nephi 29:7-14. 2 Nephi 17. "murmur ye, because that ye shall receive more of my word?". . The fragments of the ten tribes who were not taken became dispersed among the nations of the earth. 2 Nephi 29 Chapter 29 Many Gentiles will reject the Book of Mormon—They will say, We need no more Bible—The Lord speaks to many nations—He will judge the world out of the books which will be written. We have got a Bible, and we need no more Bible! 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