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

1 Nephi 3:13 - 1 Nephi 3:23

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13 And it came to pass after my father had spoken these words, he spake unto my brethren concerning the gospel which should be preached among the Jews,

14 And also concerning the dwindling of the Jews in unbelief.

15 And after they had slain the Messiah who should come, and after he had been slain, he should rise from the dead, and should make himself manifest by the Holy Ghost unto the Gentiles.

16 Yea, even my father spake much concerning the Gentiles, and also concerning the house of Israel, that they should be compared like unto an olive tree, whose branches should be broken off, and should be scattered upon all the face of the earth.

17 Wherefore he said it must needs be that we should be led with one accord into the land of promise, unto the fulfilling of the word of the Lord that we should be scattered upon all the face of the earth.

18 And after the house of Israel should be scattered, they should be gathered together again;

19 Or, in fine, after the Gentiles had received the fullness of the gospel, the natural branches of the olive tree, or the remnants of the house of Israel, should be grafted in, or come to the knowledge of the true Messiah, their Lord and their Redeemer.

20 And after this manner of language did my father prophesy and speak unto my brethren;

21 And also many more things, which I do not write in this book; for I have written as many of them as were expedient for me in mine other book.

22 And all these things of which I have spoken, were done as my father dwelt in a tent in the valley of Lemuel.

23 And it came to pass after I, Nephi, having heard all the words of my father concerning the things which he saw in a vision;

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