Why is the Lord's Prayer Different in 3 Nephi?


Why is the Lord's Prayer Different in 3 Nephi?

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Book of Mormon Central


Springville, UT

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"Why is the Lord's Prayer Different in 3 Nephi?", Springville, UT: Book of Mormon Central, 2016.


While among the Nephites, the Savior offered various instructions on prayer, including a version of the Lord's Prayer. While there are variations among versions of the Lord's prayer in biblical and early Christians writings, the version in 3 Nephi is the most unique. Each of its three differences appear to be due to the post-resurrectional and temple setting.
Jesus Christ
Lord’s Prayer

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