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

1 Nephi 5:207 - 1 Nephi 5:217

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207 And there was nothing, save it were the power of God, which threatened them with destruction, could soften their hearts;

208 Wherefore, when they saw that they were about to be swallowed up in the depths of the sea, they repented of the thing which they had done, insomuch that they loosed me.

209 And it came to pass after they had loosed me, behold, I took the compass, and it did work whither I desired it.

210 And it came to pass that I prayed unto the Lord; and after I had prayed, the winds did cease, and the storm did cease, and there was a great calm.

211 And it came to pass that I, Nephi, did guide the ship, that we sailed again towards the promised land.

212 And it came to pass that after we had sailed for the space of many days, we did arrive to the promised land;

213 And we went forth upon the land, and did pitch our tents; and we did call it the promised land.

214 And it came to pass that we did begin to till the earth, and we began to plant seeds, yea, we did put all our seeds into the earth, which we had brought from the land of Jerusalem.

215 And it came to pass that they did grow exceedingly; wherefore, we were blessed in abundance.

216 And it came to pass that we did find upon the land of promise, as we journeyed in the wilderness, that there were beasts in the forests of every kind, both the cow, and the ox, and the ass, and the horse, and the goat, and the wild goat, and all manner of wild animals, which were for the use of men.

217 And we did find all manner of ore, both of gold, and of silver, and of copper.

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