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2 Nephi 3:3 - 2 Nephi 3:13

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3 And the prophecies which he wrote, there are not many greater.

4 And he prophesied concerning us, and our future generations;

5 And they are written upon the plates of brass.

6 Wherefore, after my father had made an end of speaking concerning the prophecies of Joseph, he called the children of Laman, his sons, and his daughters, and said unto them,

7 Behold my sons, and my daughters, who are the sons and the daughters of my first born, I would that ye should give ear unto my words:

8 For the Lord God hath said, That inasmuch as ye shall keep my commandments, ye shall prosper in the land;

9 And inasmuch as ye will not keep my commandments, ye shall be cut off from my presence.

10 But behold, my sons and my daughters, I can not go down to my grave, save I should leave a blessing upon you:

11 For behold, I know that if ye are brought up in the way ye should go, ye will not depart from it.

12 Wherefore, if ye are cursed, behold, I leave my blessing upon you, that the cursing may be taken from you, and be answered upon the heads of your parents.

13 Wherefore, because of my blessing, the Lord God will not suffer that ye shall perish; wherefore, he will be merciful unto you, and unto your seed for ever.

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