35 They also that aerred in spirit shall come to understanding, and they that murmured shall blearn doctrine. 18 Then shall the learned say: I cannot read it. It is equally difficult to ascertain how often those who have been identified visited him. . TG Abomination; Iniquity; Wickedness. 2 Nephi 27:6-12. . . In earlier years he attended Columbia as a student and is described as probably the most brilliant scholar ever to attend Columbia College. Take These Words Which Are Not Sealed and Deliver Them to Another, That He May Show Them unto the Learned: I then shewed him those which were not yet translated, and he said that they were Egyptian, Chaldaic, Assyriac, and Arabic; and he said that they were true characters. 30 And the ameek also shall increase, and their bjoy shall be in the Lord, and the poor among men shall rejoice in the Holy One of Israel. 27:7-8. Four students of early Church history, R.D. . Scripture Mastery. Donl Peterson comments that while the Lord chose Joseph Smith to preside over this last dispensation of the gospel, Joseph had not been tutored in the schools of his day except to learn a few basic skills. Although the only surviving Anthon Transcript (1) may not be the original, (2) has not been deciphered, and (3) is too short for decoding; several Egyptologists have thought that it contains many readily recognizable Egyptian cursive characters. Before examining exactly how and where Isaiah 29 appears in the Book of Mormon, it is vital to study it in its biblical context; then it will become clear how Book of Mormon writers applied Isaiah's words to truths they understood about themselves. [Stan Larson, "A Most Sacred Possession,". After quoting Isaiah chapters 2-14 (as found in 2 Nephi 12-24), Nephi proposes to, speak somewhat concerning the words which I have written, which have been spoken by the mouth of Isaiah. . ), and turn aside the just for a thing of naught (that is, who destroy good people for unimportant matters). When this center point was recognized then each repeated character on the last three lines of small print on the manuscript fell into place as expected to form about two-thirds of an inverted parallel (the last part being cut off). Jerusalem's vision has not yet been opened. 2. No one with cursory knowledge could have written this. The script reads from right to left. . In essence, 2 Nephi 27 (Isaiah 29) is a detailed prophecy about the coming forth of the Book of Mormon. . Email This BlogThis! Beginning in 2 Nephi 31:1, Nephi says that he will now make an end of his prophesying, and he can only write a few select things. As such, I know this needs more thought and fine tuning, and perhaps more explanation But is there any tangible proof? Franklin Harris writes: "To Isaiah 29:6 the Book of Mormon (2 Nephi 27:2) reads "and with" for "and" in four places. As a result, “they…that erred in spirit shall come to understanding, and they that murmured shall learn doctrine” (Isaiah 29:24, 2 Nephi 27:35). Nephi attributes none of these verses to Isaiah. ; and I will show unto the world that I am the same yesterday, today, and forever, (or in essence, I have used the same gospel covenants to save people from the beginning; I am totally reliable and dependable). Throughout this whole prophecy are scattered references, or “likenings,” to Isaiah 29. As I focused on 2 Nephi 2:25-27 one phrase that I was drawn to was the phrase “the punishment of the law” in verse 26. Who was the Nephite author(s) who composed it? 2 Nephi 27 (Nephi's Prophetic Paraphrase of the Isaiah Text & Commentary): 1 But, behold, in the last days, or in the days of the Gentiles (that is, when the times of the Gentiles are being fulfilled -- see Luke 21:24)--yea, behold all the nations of the Gentiles and also the Jews, both those who shall come upon this land (or the land of the Restoration -- the Americas) and those who shall be upon other lands, yea, even upon all the lands of the earth, behold, they will be drunken (or out of control) with iniquity and all manner of abominations (that is, they will be hooked on wickedness)--. Brown explains that when he was young he thought that Joseph Smith just became tired of copying the strange characters of the Anthon Manuscript and his handwriting became weaker and smaller. To understand how this would occur, readers must turn to the Book of Mormon. This is very different from the corresponding wording of Isaiah 29:11. 7 And behold the book shall be asealed; and in the book shall be a brevelation from God, from the beginning of the world to the cending thereof. Part of Nephi's prophecy about showing the words of the Book of Mormon to another included the Lord's command, "Take these words . (2 Nephi 25:4) 2. say of him that framed it (or of the carpenter), he had no understanding (or in essence, can any child of God say: God doesn't know me, and not only can I hide from God, but I have no accountability to God)? The body of the prophecy contains two major sections. A 27-slide PowerPoint Presentation for the BofM Lesson 37: 2 Nephi 27 "Referring to the Restoration of the gospel of Jesus Christ, Nephi prophesied that the Lord would “do a … 2 Nephi 27 by Come, Follow Me: Deep Dive • A podcast on Anchor Darkness and apostasy will cover the earth in the last days—The Book of Mormon will come forth—Three witnesses will testify of the book—The learned man will say he cannot read the sealed book—The Lord will do a marvelous work and a wonder—Compare Isaiah 29. For the book shall be sealed by the power of God, and the revelation which was sealed (or the sealed portion) shall be kept in the book (that is, it will be kept with the plates) until the own due time of the Lord (verse 22), that they (or the contents of the sealed portion) may come forth; for behold, they reveal all things from the foundation of the world unto the end thereof. . . It truly was a form of shorthand which required less writing space than Hebrew. Because a portion of the gold plates obtained by Joseph Smith was sealed, we have generally identified that portion as the sealed book spoken of in Isaiah 29 and 2 Nephi 27. . 33 Therefore, thus saith the Lord, who redeemed Abraham, concerning the house of Jacob (or the house of Israel): Jacob shall not now be ashamed, neither shall his face now wax pale (or in other words, Father Jacob will no longer have to be embarrassed about the behavior of his posterity). 29 And in that day shall the deaf hear the words of the book, and the eyes of the blind shall see out of obscurity and out of darkness (or in other words, the spiritually deaf and blind will be healed as a result of the Restoration, the Book of Mormon, etc.). Unfortunately we lack any further information regarding how, when, or why David Whitmer acquired this document. Professor Charles Anthon (1787-1867) [W. Cleon Skousen, According to Carl Jones, the first archaeological evidence of a possible New World script which might be comparable to that of the Anthon Transcript was found on a cylindrical stamp reported in, La Venta, Tabasco: A Study of Olmec Ceramics and Art, Another archaeological example of Anthon Transcript-like characters from the New World is the roller stamp found at Tlatlilco in the Valley of Mexico, now in the Milwaukee Public Museum, which was reported by David H. Kelley in the journal, (Kelley, 1966). . ." ), 28-39. . 8 Wherefore, because of the things which are sealed up, the things which are sealed (or the sealed portion of the plates) shall not be delivered (or translated, etc.) Joseph Fielding Smith [Salt Lake City: Deseret Book Co., 1976], p. 191). And their works are in the dark; and they say: Who seeth us, and who knoweth us? [C. Wade Brown, The First Page of the Golden Plates, pp. 31 For assuredly as the Lord liveth they shall see that the aterrible one is brought to naught, and the scorner is consumed, and all that watch for iniquity are cut off; 32 And they that make a man an aoffender for a word, and lay a snare for him that reproveth in the bgate, and cturn aside the just for a thing of naught. An ancient book would be delivered to a man for translation (2 Nephi 27:9). . . (2 Nephi 27) 2 Nephi 27 contains further prophecies about the last days. … Even though the following canon is probably far from complete, it is the most complete list of heavenly personages who appeared to Joseph Smith or who were seen by him in vision that Donl Peterson was able to compile. Chapter 29 is also a prophetic chapter concerning the Book of Mormon. This proved a naive opinion. His expression is symbolic--a simile, one of many similes and metaphors in Isaiah 29. that is not learned; and the man that is not learned shall say: I am not learned. . I accordingly took it out of my pocket and gave it to him, when he took it and tore it to pieces, saying that there was no such thing now as ministering of angels, and that if I would bring the plates to him he would translate them. as seemeth him good will he establish his word; and wo be unto him that rejecteth the word of God! 24 And again it shall come to pass that the Lord shall say unto him (Joseph Smith -- see JS-H 1:19) that shall read (or translate) the words that shall be delivered him: 25 Forasmuch as this people draw near unto me with their mouth, and with their lips do honor me, but have removed their hearts far from me, and their fear towards me (or their concept of God) is taught by the precepts of men--. 24:19; Jer. 27 And wo unto them (or unto the wicked) that seek deep to hide their counsel (or their evil plots) from the Lord! History tells us that in 536, , Cyrus the Great of Persia allowed the Jews to return to Jerusalem and rebuild the temple (see Isaiah 44:28; 45:1; compare 2 Chronicles 36:22-23; Ezra 1, 3), but evidently this was not the restoration Isaiah prophesied in 29:14,17-24. 24 And again it shall come to pass that the Lord shall say unto him, 25 Forasmuch as this people draw near unto me with their mouth, and with their lips do honor me, but have removed their hearts far from me, and their fear towards me, 26 Therefore, I will proceed to do a marvelous, work among this people, yea, a marvelous work and a wonder, , for the wisdom of their wise and learned shall perish, and the understanding of their prudent shall be hid, (or in other words, all the scholarly religious attitudes and beliefs will be inadequate when compared with the revealed truth), from the Lord! In 2 Nephi 26-30, Nephi provides a covenantal interpretation of why Nephi’s words and the words of Isaiah should matter to us. For shall the work (or the pot) say of him that made it (or of the potter), he made me not? A. 20 Then shall the Lord God say unto him (Joseph Smith): The learned shall not read them, for they have rejected them, and I am able to do mine own work; wherefore thou shalt read the words which I shall give unto thee [with the help of the Urim and Thummim, etc.]. He gave me a certificate certifying to the people of Palmyra that they were true characters and that the translation of such of them as had been translated was also correct. Then he foretells the miraculous era when he will revive and restore Jerusalem and the house of Jacob, calling this restoration "a marvellous work and a wonder." . [Thomas R. Valletta ed.. Take These Words . Apparently, he understands that we learn through repetition. 3 And all the nations that fight against Zion (or that fight against the Lord's work and his people), and that distress her, shall be as a dream of a night vision (or in other words, their domination over the house of Israel will be suddenly be gone); yea, it shall be unto them (or unto the wicked nations), even as unto a hungry man which dreameth, and behold he eateth [in his dream] but he awaketh and his soul is empty (or he is still hungry); or like unto a thirsty man which dreameth, and behold he drinketh but he awaketh and behold he is faint, and his soul hath appetite; yea, even so shall the multitude of all the nations be that fight against Mount Zion (or in other words, although the persecutors of the Lord's work might feel motivated because they feel like their persecutions are going to pay off, they will come up empty, and their hunger and thirst will continually be unsatisfied). Or shall the thing framed, (or in essence, can any child of God say: God doesn't know me, and not only can I hide from God, but I have no accountability to God), 28 But behold, saith the Lord of Hosts: I will show unto the children of men that it is yet a very little while, (that is, it won't be long after the Book of Mormon comes forth), (or the Holy Land -- the homeland of the House of Israel), shall be turned into a fruitful field; and the fruitful field shall be esteemed as a forest, (that is, Israel will blossom with truth, spiritual growth, etc., after the Restoration), 29 And in that day shall the deaf hear the words of the book, and the eyes of the blind shall see out of obscurity and out of darkness, (or in other words, the spiritually deaf and blind will be healed as a result of the Restoration, the Book of Mormon, etc. Isaiah's sealed book represented the obscurity of his people's vision, a negative image. . If so, the authenticity of the RLDS transcript would be strengthened greatly. 10 (1970)] [See the commentary on Moroni 10:27-29], Part of Nephi's prophecy about showing the words of the Book of Mormon to another included the Lord's command, "Take these words . . . (Vol. 10 (1970)] [See the commentary on Moroni 10:27-29]. It may be that the "seal" Nephi was speaking of is that the message of the Book of Mormon (even the unsealed and published part) is "sealed" to anyone without faith, to anyone who trusts in the learning of the world and rejects the revelations of God. "short-hand Egyptian," no doubt struck by certain obvious similarities in the transcript to hieratic or demotic Egyptian. , until I shall see fit in mine own wisdom to reveal all things unto the children of men. D'      a. or like unto a thirsty man which dreameth. Additionally, passages in the New Testament (Matthew 15:7-9; Mark 7:6-7; Romans 11:8) also imply that despite their return from Babylon, the Jews of the New Testament era were still in the state of blindness and stupor that Isaiah had foreseen. 28 But behold, saith the Lord of Hosts: I will show unto the children of men that it is yet a very little while (that is, it won't be long after the Book of Mormon comes forth) and Lebanon (or the Holy Land -- the homeland of the House of Israel) shall be turned into a fruitful field; and the fruitful field shall be esteemed as a forest (that is, Israel will blossom with truth, spiritual growth, etc., after the Restoration). Chapter 27 Jesus commands them to call the Church in His name—His mission and atoning sacrifice constitute His gospel—Men are commanded to repent and be baptized that they may be sanctified by the Holy Ghost—They are to be even as Jesus is. 331.) 2 Nephi Lesson 12: 2 Nephi 27-28 Day 1: Read 2 Nephi 27:1-5; Isaiah 29:6-10 with footnotes 1. ), 30 And the meek also shall increase, and their joy shall be in the Lord, and the poor among men shall rejoice in the Holy One of Israel, (that is, the righteous will know the Savior again), 31 For assuredly as the Lord liveth they shall see that the terrible one, is consumed, and all that watch for iniquity, (or who are experts in calling white "black," and black "white," as in those who wrongfully criticize Church leaders and members -- see D&C 45:50), 32 And they that make a man an offender for a word, (or take offense--sometimes purposely--at another's words, even though no offense may have been intended, and seek the help of other corrupt officials to enforce their ideas), , and lay a snare for him that reproveth in the gate, (or in other words, who find fault with the prophet or try to destroy the honest person attempting to straighten out corrupt governments, etc. . For example, on whether he gave Martin Harris a written statement: Anthon's 1834 letter to Eber D. Howe says that he did not, while his 1841 letter to T. W. Coit says that he did. It is believed by many that this document is the original Harris-Anthon Transcript. . [Pearl of Great Price, JS-H 1:63-65]. Once Nephi had likened the words of Isaiah 29 to the coming forth of the Book of Mormon, the Nephites accepted this likening as the standard interpretation of Isaiah's words for them, and they passed that interpretation down from generation to generation. And their works are in the dark; and they say: Who seeth us, and who knoweth us? . Though inconclusive, it is of interest to note that Martin Harris neither confirmed nor denied David Whitmer's claim. The person who wrote this section of the Book of Mormon would have had to have an understanding of chiasms in prophetic writings. 6. [Robert J. Matthews, "Two Ways in the World," in. 3 And all the anations that bfight against Zion, and that distress her, shall be as a dream of a night vision; yea, it shall be unto them, even as unto a hungry man which dreameth, and behold he eateth but he awaketh and his soul is empty; or like unto a thirsty man which dreameth, and behold he drinketh but he awaketh and behold he is faint, and his soul hath appetite; yea, even so shall the multitude of all the nations be that fight against Mount Zion. The following section is quoted from Isaiah 29. All rights reserved. 2 Nephi 27 The Book of Mormon prophesies itself. It was to this learned professor of Columbia that Martin Harris took the characters which had been copied from the plates of the Book of Mormon. In 2 Nephi 27, Nephi adds a wealth of prophetic detail not found in Isaiah--about events that will occur thousand of years after his time. The RLDS transcript was given to the Church in 1903 by the heirs of David Whitmer, fifteen years after his death in 1888. It is impossible to determine how many heavenly messengers counseled the Prophet Joseph Smith. Based solely on the books and illustrations which we know were readily available to Anthon, the characters Harris showed him could have reminded him of nothing so much as what the scholars were then calling "short-hand Egyptian." 22 Wherefore, when thou hast read the words which I have commanded thee, and obtained the awitnesses which I have promised unto thee, then shalt thou seal up the book again, and hide it up unto me, that I may preserve the words which thou hast not read, until I shall see fit in mine own bwisdom to creveal all things unto the children of men. The second introduction is a more personal introduction comprising 1 Nephi 1:1 through 1:3. Realize, again, that some of these great beings appeared several times to the Prophet Joseph. [Thomas R. Valletta ed., The Book of Mormon for Latter-day Saint Families, 1999, p. 136], 2 Nephi 27:9 27:15 Take these words ... and deliver them to another (Illustration): The Text of the Anthon Manuscript. [Carl H. Jones, "The 'Anthon Transcript' and Two Mesoamerican Cylinder Seals," Newsletter and Proceedings of the S.E.H.A., Number 122, p. 5], Joseph exercised faith early in his life; consequently, he was introduced to the ultimate schooling that is available to man--God's way. Their fear toward him is still taught by the precept of men. That is the only time this phrase appears in scripture. The Text of the Anthon Manuscript. Some critics have attacked Joseph Smith, saying that he deliberately altered Isaiah 29 in 2 Nephi 27 in order to back his own story (that of Martin Harris' visit to Prof. Anthon, as recorded in JS-H 1:63-65). a' and the seers hath he covered because of your iniquity. In Nephi's prophecy, his partly sealed and partly unsealed book is always positive. 29:9. 26:17 (16–17); 29:12. Rasband, Ester. Thus the transcript reflects identifiable Hebrew form in a transitory (shorthand) script. 3 Nephi 27:13-22, 27 “This Is the Gospel” These verses outline the core, eternal truths of the gospel of Jesus Christ—also known as the doctrine of Christ—and are similar to what we saw in 2 Nephi 31 and 3 Nephi 11 (see also D&C 76:40-42, 50-53; Moses 6:50-68): The characters on the proposed Anthon Transcript are accurately copied from the Nephite plates. 5 For behold, the Lord hath poured out upon you the spirit of deep sleep. 34 But when he aseeth his children, the work of my hands, in the midst of him, they shall sanctify my name, and sanctify the Holy One of Jacob, and shall fear the God of Israel. He was looking at an enlarged copy but then turned to a normal sized copy with a magnifying glass and noticed a repetition at the bottom of the page. After finding the two separate inverted parallel forms, he realized that the characters do not gradually become smaller, they are apparently sized for a purpose. Roy A. Prete. . From 2 Nephi 26:20, against what specific sin did Nephi warn the Gentiles? Thus it becomes highly probable that Harris indeed got this phrase from Anthon, and that Anthon did mention "short-hand Egyptian," no doubt struck by certain obvious similarities in the transcript to hieratic or demotic Egyptian. 8 Wherefore, because of the things which are asealed up, the things which are sealed shall not be delivered in the day of the wickedness and abominations of the people. and Deliver Them to Another: 2 Nephi 27:15 Take these words . 2 Nephi 27:2 With Thunder and with . . 2 Nephi 2:27. And the learned shall say: Bring hither the book, and I will read them. ☼ 2 Nephi 27:27: And wo unto them that seek deep to hide their counsel from the Lord! Nephi wrote of the wicked who "seek deep to hide their counsel(s) from the Lord" (2 Nephi 27:27; 28:9). 5. 34 But when he seeth his children (or his faithful posterity), the work of my hands (or their righteousness), in the midst of him, they (the righteous house of Israel) shall sanctify my name (that is, they will keep their covenants), and sanctify THE HOLY ONE OF JACOB, and shall fear (or respect) the God of Israel (who is Christ). Lindsay includes a quote from Franklin Harris discussing one example: To Isaiah 29:21 the Book of Mormon in 2 Nephi 27:32 adds the phrase "and they" to the beginning of the verse. Using this newfound information, Brown found that Nephi used the same technique at the beginning to his book of 1st Nephi. Professor Richard A. Parker, who had advised Ariel L. Crowley in his presentation of a comparison of Egyptian and Anthon transcript signs in the Improvement Era in 1942 and 1944, later stated in person to Professor Richard L. Bushman his opinion that the transcript was a copy of an authentic original in abnormal Demotic--suggesting and demonstrating to Bushman the similarity to Meroitic Demotic--noting in each case that Egyptian script was apparently being used for a non-Egyptian language. Then shall the Lord God say unto him: The learned shall not read them for they have rejected them, and I am able to do mine own work; wherefore thou shalt read the words which I shall give unto thee. For shall the work say of him that made it, he made me not? The Learned Will Say He Cannot Read the Book. February 9, 2009 by georgebhandley. . Moroni appeared over a score of times--probably many more--and he is but one of several dozen angelic beings who further prepared Joseph Smith for his great calling. However, in trying to compare 2 Nephi 27 with Isaiah 29 there is some confusion. Nephi explains in 2 Nephi 27:6, 29-31 that the Book of Mormon will also serve to expose Satan and his trickery, helping men & women see clearly. The Lord promised a reversal of Jerusalem's physical and spiritual destruction, but today the hearts of Jerusalem's people are still far removed from him. (Franklin S. Harris, Jr.. [Quoted by Jeff Lindsay, "Did Joseph Smith Plagiarize from the King James Bible?," Book of Mormon Commentary. The Twelve Nephite Apostles, including the Three Nephites, 50. In 3 Nephi 27, Jesus is going to give us some indicators that will help us to know that the church is true. 23 For behold, I am God; and I am a God of amiracles; and I will show unto the bworld that I am the same yesterday, today, and forever; and I cwork not among the children of men save it be daccording to their faith. BofM Prophecy – 2 Nephi 27:1-35. And they also say: Surely, your turning of things upside down (or your perversion of truth) shall be esteemed as the potter's clay (or in other words, they will claim they can get along without God -- see Isaiah 45:9). Nephi quotes again extensively from Isaiah in 2 Nephi 27, inserting his commentary and related prophecies. Nephi's "own prophecy". The Septuagint and Syriac both read the same as the Book of Mormon. There, Nephi begins his "own prophecy," comprising six chapters, 2 Nephi 25-30. Search 2 Nephi 27-28 for some of Satan's lies and tricks that are exposed, as well as some of the warnings the Lord gives us as sinners. When reached at the Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago, the late Dr. W. C. Hayes thought it "conceivably" a poor copy of a Hieratic original. In it Nephi included a revelation he received from the Lord showing the reaction of many latter-day gentiles to the addition of another book of scripture. . I accordingly took it out of my pocket and gave it to him, when he took it and tore it to pieces, saying that there was no such thing now as ministering of angels, and that if I would bring the plates to him he would translate them. . Isaiah's continuing prophecy in 29:5,7-8 can be matched with the subsequent vanquishing of Babylon's power by the Medes and the Persians (see Isaiah 13-14, 21, 41, 43-48). Joseph, whom Isaiah saw in vision, would acknowledge: I am not learned. 15 But behold, it shall come to pass that the Lord God shall say unto him, to whom he shall deliver the book: Take these words which are not sealed and deliver them to another, (or unto Professor Charles Anthon and Dr. Mitchell -- see JS-History 1:64-65), , saying: Read this, I pray thee. Isa. 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