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

Alma 7:49 - Alma 8:8

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49 But it came to pass that the Lord did not suffer them that they should take me at that time and cast me into prison.

50 And it came to pass that Amulek went and stood forth, and began to preach unto them also.

51 And now the words of Amulek are not all written; nevertheless a part of his words are written in this book.

Alma 8
1 Now these are the words which Amulek preached unto the people who were in the land of Ammonihah, saying: I am Amulek; I am the son of Giddonah, who was the son of Ishmael, who was a descendant of Aminadi:

2 And it was the same Aminadi who interpreted the writing which was upon the wall of the temple, which was written by the finger of God.

3 And Aminadi was a descendant of Nephi, who was the son of Lehi, who came out of the land of Jerusalem, who was a descendant of Manasseh, who was the son of Joseph, who was sold into Egypt by the hands of his brethren.

4 And behold, I am also a man of no small reputation among all those who know me;

5 Yea, and behold, I have many kindred and friends, and I have also acquired much riches, by the hand of my industry;

6 Nevertheless, after all this, I never have known much of the ways of the Lord, and his mysteries and marvelous power.

7 I said I never had known much of these things; but behold I mistake, for I have seen much of his mysteries and his miraculous power; yea, even in the preservation of the lives of this people;

8 Nevertheless, I did harden my heart, for I was called many times, and I would not hear; therefore I knew concerning these things, yet I would not know;

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