Jacob’s Textual Legacy

Title

Jacob’s Textual Legacy

Publication Type

Journal Article

Year of Publication

2013

Authors

Journal

Journal of Book of Mormon Studies

Pagination

52-65

Volume

22

Issue

2

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Bibliographic Citation

Hilton, John, III. "Jacob’s Textual Legacy" In Journal of Book of Mormon Studies, Vol. 22. 2013:52-65.

Abstract

While Jacob records 15,000 words in the Book of Mormon, he is often underappreciated, perhaps living in the shadow of his older brother Nephi. This study illustrates how Nephi, King Benjamin, and Moroni used Jacob’s words and expanded the influence of his literary legacy.

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