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

2 Nephi 1:6 - 2 Nephi 1:16

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6 But, said he, notwithstanding our afflictions, we have obtained a land of promise, a land which is choice above all other lands;

7 A land which the Lord God hath covenanted with me should be a land for the inheritance of my seed.

8 Yea, the Lord hath covenanted this land unto me, and to my children for ever;

9 And also all those who should be led out of other countries, by the hand of the Lord.

10 Wherefore, I, Lehi, prophesy according to the workings of the Spirit which is in me, that there shall none come into this land, save they shall be brought by the hand of the Lord.

11 Wherefore, this land is consecrated unto him whom he shall bring.

12 And if it so be that they shall serve him according to the commandments which he hath given, it shall be a land of liberty unto them;

13 Wherefore, they shall never be brought down into captivity: if so, it shall be because of iniquity:

14 For if iniquity shall abound, cursed shall be the land for their sakes;

15 But unto the righteous, it shall be blessed for ever.

16 And behold, it is wisdom that this land should be kept as yet from the knowledge of other nations;

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