Chapter 6: 1 Nephi 19–22


Chapter 6: 1 Nephi 19–22

Manual Title

Book of Mormon Student Manual

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The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

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Salt Lake City

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Bibliographic Citation

"Chapter 6: 1 Nephi 19–22" In Book of Mormon Student Manual, 42-48. Salt Lake City: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 2009.


As he studied the brass plates, Nephi encountered many prophecies concerning the mission of Jesus Christ. Among these were the writings of Isaiah, Zenos, Zenock, and Neum. Nephi read these prophecies to his people. He also included a portion of them on the small plates hoping to persuade his people and future readers to believe in the Redeemer (see 1 Nephi 19:18, 23–24).

As you study 1 Nephi 19–22, look for evidence of the Lord’s great love for His children. Nephi recorded prophecies that demonstrate that scattered Israel would eventually be restored to the fulness of the gospel and gathered together. Furthermore, Nephi taught that even though great wickedness will cover the earth during the last days, “the righteous need not fear” (1 Nephi 22:17) because the Lord’s protective hand will be upon them. Never in the course of history has the Lord forgotten His people, nor will He forget them now, for He has “graven [them] upon the palms of [His] hands” (1 Nephi 21:16).


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