Lehi in the Desert, Part VIII—Adventure in Jerusalem


Lehi in the Desert, Part VIII—Adventure in Jerusalem


Improvement Era

Publication Type

Magazine Article

Year of Publication



Nibley, Hugh W. (Primary)


640–642, 670

Date Published

August 1950



Issue Number


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Bibliographic Citation

Nibley, Hugh W. "Lehi in the Desert, Part VIII—Adventure in Jerusalem", Improvement Era, Vol. 53. no. 8 1950:640–642, 670.


This series is a classic reflection on Lehi’s world in Arabia: poetry, tree of life, family affairs, politics, imagery, travel, tents, and foods. It comprises one of the first attempts to test the Book of Mormon against known geographical and cultural details in the regions where Lehi probably traveled in the Old World. The eighth part covers Nephi and his brothers' return to Jerusalem for the records.

Brass Plates
Sword of Laban
Lehi's Trail
Zoram (Servant of Laban)
Jerusalem (Old World)
Laban (Custodian of Brass Plates)

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