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Inspired Version, 1908 Book of Mormon, DC 1-144

Genesis 6:25 - Genesis 6:35

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25 And it came to pass, that all the days of Jared were nine hundred and sixty-two years; and he died.

26 And Enoch lived sixty-five years, and begat Methuselah. And it came to pass that Enoch journeyed in the land, among the people; and as he journeyed the Spirit of God descended out of heaven, and abode upon him;

27 And he heard a voice from heaven, saying, Enoch, my son, prophesy unto this people, and say unto them, Repent, for thus saith the Lord, I am angry with this people, and my fierce anger is kindled against them; for their hearts have waxed hard, and their ears are dull of hearing, and their eyes cannot see afar off.

28 And for these many generations, even since the day that I created them, have they gone astray, and have denied me, and have sought their own counsels in the dark; and in their own abominations have they devised murder, and have not kept the commandments which I gave unto their father Adam.

29 Wherefore, they have forsworn themselves, and by their oaths they have brought upon themselves death.

30 And an hell I have prepared for them, if they repent not;

31 And this is a decree which I have sent forth in the beginning of the world, from mine own mouth, from the foundation thereof; and by the mouths of my servants, thy fathers, have I decreed it; even as it shall be sent forth in the world, unto the end thereof.

32 And when Enoch had heard these words, he bowed himself to the earth, before the Lord, and spake before the Lord, saying, Why is it that I have found favor in thy sight, and am but a lad, and all the people hate me, for I am slow of speech; wherefore am I thy servant?

33 And the Lord said unto Enoch, Go forth, and do as I have commanded thee, and no man shall pierce thee.

34 Open thy mouth, and it shall be filled, and I will give thee utterance; for all flesh is in my hands, and I will do as seemeth me good.

35 Say unto this people, choose ye this day to serve the Lord God who made you.

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