Lesson 2-1: Contents of the Plates of Brass

Title

Lesson 2-1: Contents of the Plates of Brass

Publication Type

Chart

Year of Publication

2023

Authors

Welch, John W. (Primary), Welch, Greg (Primary), and Jasmin Gimenez Rappleye (Primary)

Number

2-1

Publisher

Scripture Central

City

Springville, UT

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Bibliographic Citation

Welch, John W., Welch, Greg, and Jasmin Gimenez Rappleye. "Lesson 2-1: Contents of the Plates of Brass", Vol. 2-1. Springville, UT: Scripture Central, 2023.

Abstract

The plates of brass contained a copy of the Law (five books of Moses), a history of the Jews, Lehi's genealogy, and the writings of many prophets. Some of these records were comparable to certain books now found in the Old Testament, but others did not find their way into the Bible. Nephi's summary of these contents, found in 1 Nephi 5:11–14, is graphically displayed here, along with sample references illustrating the profound influence of these records elsewhere in the Book of Mormon.

Originally published as Chart 2-14 in Charting the Book of Mormon.

Brass Plates
Genealogy
Five Books of Moses
Isaiah (Prophet)
Jeremiah (Prophet)
Neum
Zenos (Prophet)
Zenock/Zenoch (Prophet)
Joseph of Egypt

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