It begins with 1 Nephi, chapters 2-5, as the lesson on 1 Nephi 1 was taught in a stake adult institute class prior to the publication of study guide material. The first son of Lehi. In these few verses, the first four elements of the Exodus pattern are briefly outlined: Lehi’s life is threatened (1) because he has performed his duty as a prophet (2). (Counseling with Our Councils: Learning to Minister Together in the Church and in the Family, p. And this they said he had done because of the foolish imaginations of his heart. (Gen. 11:28) Later when the Lord made a covenant with the Patriarch and changed his name from 'Abram' to 'Abraham,' his wife's name was changed from 'Sarai' to 'Sarah.' 1 Nephi Chapter 2 - The Book of Mormon Made Easier - Duration: 14:02. 5 And he came down by the borders near the shore of the aRed Sea; and he traveled in the wilderness in the borders which are nearer the Red Sea; and he did travel in the wilderness with his family, which consisted of my mother, Sariah, and my elder brothers, who were Laman, Lemuel, and Sam. 2 Nephi 1:14, 21, 23. It crosses the spectrum of complaints. And if it so be that they rebel against me, they shall be as a scourge unto thy seed, to stir them up in the ways of remembrance' (1 Nephi 2:23-24). 'And there shall be none to molest them' (2 Nephi 1:9). Secondly, in Lehi's day, those who offered sacrifice in the temple of Solomon held the Aaronic Priesthood. Ps. Beginning in 2 Nephi 31:1, Nephi says that he will now make an end of his prophesying, and he can only write a few select things. By the time Zedekiah becomes king, Jerusalem has already began to lose some of its strength and independence. Very quickly, and with no problem at all, they find themselves over 400 kilometers away, at "the shore of the Red Sea." There is no reason to think that his sacrifice was anything but an animal sacrifice. 2:2-4 - Lehi, into the wild [T]he Lord commanded my father, even in a dream, that he should take his family and depart into the wilderness. ', "Sam. If Lehi married when he was twenty-five and Laman was twenty-two to twenty-four when 1 Nephi begins, then Lehi would have been about fifty years old when they left Laman. Laman and Lemuel's belief that Jerusalem was too great a city to be destroyed shows the shortsightedness of their perspective. Chapter Summary: " Lehi takes his family into the wilderness by the Red Sea—They leave their property—Lehi offers a sacrifice to the Lord and teaches his sons to keep the commandments—Laman and Lemuel murmur against their father—Nephi is obedient and prays in faith; the Lord speaks to him, and he is chosen to rule over his brethren. The third son of Lehi. . 3:16; 4:34; 5:8; 17:44; Mosiah 7:20; Alma 9:9. (Lehi in the Desert and the World of the Jaredites, pp. In the language of Abraham, 'Sarratu' became 'Sarai.' (Gen. 17:15) The name means 'Princess.' Gen. 37:8 (8â11); 1Â Ne. Houses in villages are built of durable material; . 1. Because of the casual mention of tents in this verse and in 1 Nephi 2:15, it has been suggested that he was a merchant and trader who traveled, and while traveling, lived in a tent. 29:1). 23 For behold, in that day that they shall arebel against me, I will bcurse them even with a sore curse, and they shall have no power over thy seed except they shall crebel against me also. Enduring 'well' means the disciple in the very trough of his difficulties avoids, as Job wisely did, having 'charged God foolishly.' His journeyings in the wilderness, etc. Yet from the beginning they received full assurance that God had purposely arranged things that way, and that they had absolutely nothing to fear as long as they behaved themselves. Escucha y descarga gratis los episodios de El libro del mormon- Nephi 2. xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx Escucha todos los podcast, conferencias, radios online gratis en tu … Why was Nephi's reaction to his father's willingness to follow the Lord's direction and lead his family into the wilderness so different from that of his elder brothers, Laman and Lemuel? "Lehi, a Book of Mormon prophet, has a vision of the destruction of Jerusalem. It may seem to carry little meaning. As Solomon explained, 'Where there is no vision, the people perish' (Proverbs 29:18)." Note that the Lord gave him the commandment to take his family out of Jerusalem (thereby preserving them) … 2 And it came to pass that he spake unto me, saying: Behold I have dreamed a a dream , in the which the Lord hath commanded me that thou and thy brethren shall b return to Jerusalem. Your Words Become Your Reality | Joel Osteen - Duration: 27:23. 5:45. The First Book of Nephi: His Reign and Ministry (/ˈniːfaɪ/), usually referred to as First Nephi or 1 Nephi, is the first book of the Book of Mormon and one of four books with the name Nephi. 2:20). Build and lift in your words and conversations as you sustain and support. This confounding by Lehi is the first listed. The Book of Mormon rarely describes the practice of animal sacrifice. Thus, he had obtained a witness for himself which helped him not to rebel like unto my brothers. "Sariah. 2 Nephi 2:7- “Broken heart and contrite spirit” This is an Old Testament phrase, found in Psalm 51:16-17. THE SECOND BOOK OF NEPHI An account of the death of Lehi. 2:2-4 - Lehi, into the wild [T]he Lord commanded my father, even in a dream, that he should take his … It was consecrated as a land of promise to the people of the Americas, to whom God gave these great promises: 'It will be a land of liberty to its people' (2 Nephi 1:7). Lehi was a Manassehite, and therefore would not have held the Levitical priesthood. He came down by the borders near the shore of the Red Sea. 2 And it came to pass that the Lord acommanded my father, even in a bdream, that he should ctake his family and depart into the wilderness. 'It is a land of promise' (1 Nephi 2:20). The chronology of the Book of Mormon, until the coming of Christ, is based entirely upon this event, being described by the Book of Mormon prophets as 600 years before the coming of the Messiah in the flesh. What we see in the sentence in the se (1 Nephi 1:5) and when the dream came, he was prepared." The great Rameses, himself, belonged to the order of Sam.' 12:22 (22â23); D&C 41:1. (OK, he was a Jew, too, but he didn't act like one.) KnoWhys KnoWhys on 1 Nephi 1 KnoWhys on 1 Nephi 2 KnoWhys on 1 Nephi 3 KnoWhys on 1 Nephi 4 KnoWhys on 1 Nephi 5 KnoWhys on 1 Nephi 6 KnoWhys on 1 Nephi 7 Recommended Resources Learn about the Book of Mormon with verse by verse commentaries from renowned Book of Mormon scholars like John W. Welch and Brant A. Gardner in the … 33:13 (13â16); 1Â Chr. (Conference Report, Oct. 1961, pp. No matter how wicked and ferocious and depraved the Lamanites might be (and they were that! (Hugh Nibley, Lehi in the Desert and the World of the Jaredites, p. 45). ↑ 1 Nephi 6 1 And now I, Nephi, do not give the genealogy of my fathers in this part of my record; neither at any time shall I give it after upon these plates which I am writing; for it is given in the record which has been kept by my father; wherefore, I do not write it in this work. The importance of Nephi's desires cannot be underestimated. 2 Nephi 1:28 If Ye Will Hearken unto [Nephi] I Leave unto You . In this respect, the authors of the Book of Mormon were like the translator, Joseph Smith who 'tasted and knew of the goodness of Jesus' at the age of 14. Nephi wrote this record thirty years after the events of 1 Nephi, after Lehi died, and after Laman and Lemuel rejected Nephi. 2 Nephi 31–33. The Lord warns Nephi to depart into the wilderness. (1 Nephi 2:12.) Anciently Akabah (or Aqaba) was connected with Suez and Cairo by means of a Roman road. Indeed, chapters 31, 32, and 33 are relatively short, only 45 verses in … 2:13, 14). (Helaman 16:17-20.) The online version of Analysis of Textual Variants of the Book of Mormon, Part One: 1 Nephi – 2 Nephi 10. 'It was the distinctive name of one of the highest orders of the priesthood. He was separated from Laman and Lemuel and had tried to reconcile with them, but that did not work. During the Mohammedan reign it has always been an important stopping place for pilgrims on their way to Mekka, the holy city of Islam. 'There shall be no kings upon the land' (2 Nephi 10:11). Note that the Lord gave him the commandment to take his family out of Jerusalem (thereby preserving them) after Lehi had been faithful in preaching the word. 1 Nephi 2 - into the wilderness. 1 Nephi 2:11-13 Nephi wasn't like his older brothers, though. “Arise from dust.” Who lies in the dust? 'It shall be free from bondage' (Ether 2:12). 1 Nephi 2:1-- I'd never noticed this before, but here we see Lehi being praised by heaven for what he has done.We emulate the faithful obedience of Nephi, but I think we have evidence here of where Nephi learned his "go and do" attitude. Nephi Prays for Laman and Lemuel | 1 Nephi 2:8–24 9a IE fount, or source, like the Gulf of Akaba, which empties into the Red Sea. The blessing comes after the sacrifice, just as the witness comes after the trial of your faith. 30-31 as taken from Latter-day Commentary on the Book of Mormon compiled by K. Douglas Bassett). 28:8 (7â8); 1Â Ne. Many have been near the head of the Gulf of Akabah, the eastern arm of the Red Sea, which is separated from the western arm by the Sinai Peninsula, where the children of Israel wandered for forty years. It is a choice land, 'choice above all other lands' (1 Ne. 2 Nephi 2:1 [Jacob] Thou Art My First-born in the Days of My Tribulation in the Wilderness: According to John Tvedtnes, Lehi apparently named his sons Jacob and Joseph after their distant ancestors Jacob and Joseph. (1 Nephi 2:12.) Nephi, having heard what his father said, prays about it. When the Babylonians sacked Jerusalem, they specifically destroyed or took into captivity the wealthy and the princes. Besides, how can it rain on the just and the unjust alike without occasionally raining on our personal parades? 1 NEPHI 2 Because of what Lehi had prophesied, the people of Jerusalem wanted to kill him. The 'murmuring' so often mentioned in the Book of Mormon is kindred to the feelings we may sometimes have when we do not really question God's existence but rather his fair play, and we wrongly begin to make demands of him. 6 And it came to pass that when he had traveled three days in the wilderness, he pitched his tent in a avalley by the side of a briver of water. . (Ether 12:6). 23:13; 2Â Ne. If we would but believe the prophets! 2 Nephi 2:1 The Rudeness of Thy Brethren: John Tvedtnes indicates that though the word "rude" has come to mean "impolite" in twentieth-century English, at the time Joseph Smith translated the Book of Mormon it meant "wild" or "savage." The wife of Lehi. And behold, in thy childhood thou hast suffered afflictions and much sorrow, because of the rudeness of thy brethren. Red is from 4/2020 Yellow highlights are text I am commenting on. 4 And it came to pass that he departed into the wilderness. This verse suggests how wealthy Lehi was. Nephi’s brethren rebelleth against him. Had they known the dealings of their creator, they would have remembered the flood, the tower of Babel, Sodom and Gomorrah, the Lord's dealings with Egypt in the days of Moses, and the destruction of the Northern Kingdom by the Assyrians. Ex. And they were like unto the Jews who were at Jerusalem, who sought to take away the life of my father. ), he left his house, and the land of his inheritance, and his gold, and his silver, and his precious things, having great desires to know of the mysteries of God, I did cry unto the Lord; and behold he did visit me, and did soften my heart. Gen. 12:7 (7â8); 26:25; Ex. 1, p. 25-26). Often murmuring is an outward evidence of disobedience." (See Num. Alma also makes it clear that the Melchizedek priesthood was held by the Nephites prior to the coming of Christ, Alma...confined himself wholly to the high priesthood of the holy order of God. (Alma 4:20, see also Alma 13:1-19). In Israel only the tribe of Manasseh built them. 4:38; 10:16. Sean Moraffah 6,422 views. ), "Knowing who we are surely helps, along with knowing about the 'dealings' of God with His children (1 Nephi 2:12; 17:22)." Nephi was successful in his petitions to the Lord because of his great faith (verse 19) and desire. 1 And now, Jacob, I speak unto you: Thou art my a firstborn in the days of my tribulation in the wilderness. 'Why did we ever leave Jerusalem?' 1 Nephi 2 - into the wilderness 1 Ne. (1 Nephi 3:29, 1 Nephi 17:52-54, 1 Nephi 18:12-22) Still they rebelled against the truth. Deut. 1 Nephi 1:2 —Language of the Egyptians. Reynolds and Sjodahl wrote, "Note the character of the rebellious sons. on the other hand, Bedouin dwellings, tents, are more fitted for nomadic life...'", "So with the announcement that his 'father dwelt in a tent,' Nephi serves notice that he had assumed the desert way of life, as perforce he must for his journey: any easterner would appreciate the significance and importance of the statement, which to us seems almost trivial. [H]e was obedient unto the word of the Lord, wherefore he did as the Lord commanded him. His journeyings in the wilderness, and so forth. It covers a time 26. John W. Welch Notes 2 Nephi 31 2 Nephi 31:1–2 — Nephi Writes His Last Words of Prophecy. He must have held the Melchizedek priesthood. I venture the suggestion that 'Sariah' is an abbreviation of 'Sarah-Jah,' and that means 'Princess of the Lord' (Jehovah).... "...Lemuel. And it came to pass that he believed in my words. (Reynolds and Sjodahl, Commentary on the Book of Mormon, vol. 20:4) or having 'stiffness of necks' (2 Ne. 9 And when my father saw that the waters of the river emptied into the afountain of the Red Sea, he spake unto Laman, saying: O that thou mightest be like unto this river, continually running into the fountain of all righteousness! . KnoWhys KnoWhys on 2 Nephi 1 KnoWhys on 2 Nephi 2 KnoWhys on 2 Nephi 3 KnoWhys on 2 Nephi 4 KnoWhys on 2 Nephi 5 Recommended Resources Learn about the Book of Mormon with verse by verse commentaries from renowned Book of Mormon scholars like John W. Welch and Brant A. Gardner in the ScripturePlus app. He didn't have a Jew-like bone in his body. "Lehi, a Book of Mormon prophet, has a vision of the destruction of Jerusalem. TGÂ Authority. And he left his house, and the land of his inheritance, and his gold, and his silver, and his precious things, and took nothing with him, save it were his family, and provisions, and tents, and adeparted into the wilderness. IEÂ like Ezion-geber, the Hebrew roots of which denote firmness and strength, or might of a man. "This America is no ordinary country. Yet Lehi had brooded long and anxiously over the fate of Jerusalem, praying 'with all his heart, in behalf of his people.' It is a striking coincidence that Conder saw in the name Leimun, as he renders it (the vowels must be supplied by guesswork), a possible corruption of the name Lemuel, thus bringing these two names, so closely associated in the Book of Mormon, into the most intimate relationship, and that in the one instance in which the name of Laman appears." Neither did they believe that Jerusalem, that great city, could be destroyed (verses12-13). 1 Ne 4:2 let us be strong like unto Moses; for he truly spake unto the waters of the Red Sea and they divided In trying to encourage his brothers to believe in the power of the Lord, Nephi reminds his brothers of the great exodus from Egypt. To an Arab, 'My father dwelt in a tent' says everything. Obviously, it is very similar to the Biblical name of Laban but its meaning is unclear. 57-58). (1 Nephi 3:29, 1 Nephi 17:52-54, 1 Nephi 18:12-22) Still they rebelled against the truth. Lehi said of Jacob, 'thou hast behold in thy youth his glory; wherefore, thou art blessed even as they unto whom he shall minister in the flesh' (2 Ne 2:4). Lehi was raised under the tradition of the Law of Moses. 19 And it came to pass that the Lord spake unto me, saying: Blessed art thou, Nephi, because of thy afaith, for thou hast sought me diligently, with lowliness of heart. God intended that the Nephites should have hostile Lamanites breathing down their necks: 'I will curse them even with a sore curse, and they shall have no power over thy seed except they shall rebel against me also. 14 And it came to pass that my father did speak unto them in the avalley of Lemuel, with bpower, being filled with the Spirit, until their frames did cshake before him. the sorrowing of the damned, because [they could not] take happiness in sin' (Morm. 8:4; 1Â Ne. READ THE JOURNAL Journal Home All Journal Articles Volume Index 2021 (Vol. 1 Nephi 2 (All of my own thoughts are in blue type. Dead people. We need water. It represents a motto, a promise, and a charge to the Nephites. 10:20; Ether 1:42; Abr. Mountains of arms and ammunitions will not guarantee safety, for enemies can also build fortifications and missiles and bomb shelters. Location: the wilderness, by the borders of the Red Sea. The second son of Lehi, probably named after Lemuel mentioned in Prov. TGÂ Man, Physical Creation of. 'It shall be free from all nations under heaven. A brighter time will come when they that murmured 'shall learn doctrine,' (Isa 29:24) suggesting that conceptual inadequacy can cause us to murmur and complain." IEÂ fount, or source, like the Gulf of Akaba, which empties into the Red Sea. It has a tragic and bloody past, but a glorious and peaceful future if its inhabitants really learn to serve their God. ☼ 1 Nephi 2:1–2: For behold, it came to pass that the Lord spake unto my father, yea, even in a dream, and said unto him: “Blessed art thou Lehi, because of the things which thou hast done; and because thou hast been faithful and declared unto this people the things which I … Chapter 12 contains a portion of the vision which deals with the history of the Nephites and Lamanites. and is an account of; “…Lehi and his wife Sariah, and his four sons, being called, (beginning at the eldest) Laman, Lemuel, Sam, and Nephi. . He had a "go and do" father! That's the message I get from this verse. About 600Â B.C. 16 And it came to pass that I, Nephi, being exceedingly young, nevertheless being large in stature, and also having great desires to know of the amysteries of God, wherefore, I did cry unto the Lord; and behold he did bvisit me, and did csoften my heart that I did dbelieve all the words which had been spoken by my efather; wherefore, I did not frebel against him like unto my brothers. Josh. 7 And it came to pass that he built an aaltar of bstones, and made an coffering unto the Lord, and gave dthanks unto the Lord our God. And inasmuch as ye shall keep my commandments... ye shall prosper.... they shall be a scourge unto thy seed, to stir them up in the ways of remembrance. 11:28; 1Â Ne. Nephi recounts Lehi's concern for his two eldest sons. 31:1, 4, who is supposed to be Solomon, the king. Nephi receives a revelation assuring him of the blessing that come from obeying God’s commands; he is told that he is part of a larger plan: a pilgrimage to a promised land. 'They shall never be brought down into captivity' (2 Nephi 1:7). And he did confound them, that they durst not utter against him; wherefore, they did as he commanded them. This is the shortest verse in the Book of Mormon. Do not allow yourself the dangerous luxury of criticism and murmuring. In the Book of Mormon the form of the name is somewhat different. But the Lord protected Lehi and his family and commanded that they should leave Jerusalem and journey in the wilderness. Could it be because Nephi went to the Lord privately and asked for his own witness or vision of the Lord's directive to his father? 3 Nephi 1:2–3 — Nephi, the Son of Nephi, as High Priest Keeps the Records. 1 I, Nephi, having been a born of b goodly c parents, therefore I was d taught somewhat in all the learning of my father; and having seen many e afflictions in the course of my days, nevertheless, having been highly favored of the Lord in all my days; yea, having had a great knowledge of the goodness and the mysteries of God, therefore I make a f record of my proceedings in my days. 2:11 ) are those who are unable to glance sidewards at the concerns of their neighbor or to look upward toward their Creator." 11 Now this he spake because of the astiffneckedness of Laman and Lemuel; for behold they did bmurmur in many things against their cfather, because he was a dvisionary man, and had led them out of the land of Jerusalem, to leave the land of their inheritance, and their gold, and their silver, and their precious things, to perish in the wilderness. The other important lesson from this verse is that Nephi did not follow his father with blind faith. (1 Nephi 2:20, 2 Nephi 1:20, 2 Nephi 4:4, Jarom 1:9, Mosiah 2:31, Alma 9:13, 36:1, 36:30, 37:13, 38:1) This promise is still in force in our day. Mormon declared, 'being fifteen years of age...I was visited of the Lord, and tasted and knew of the goodness of Jesus' (Mormon 1:15, see also Moroni 8:2). 2 Nephi 1 (Lehi As Moses): According to Noel Reynolds, it could easily be said that Lehi was a Moses figure, for he led his people out of a wicked land because of commands received in visions from God, through the wilderness, across the sea, and to a promised land. 2: 1 Nephi 1–7 John W. Welch Notes The book of 1 Nephi is quite an amazing book. Most of these Mukams are of unknown, and many of them of prehistoric, date. However, Hugh Nibley writes: "The editors of the Book of Mormon have given a whole verse to Nephi's laconic statement, 'And my father dwelt in a tent' (1 Nephi 2:15), and rightly so, since Nephi himself finds the fact very significant and refers constantly to his father's tent as the center of his universe. The original translation of the title did not include the word "first". 24:4; Abr. Often I've gotten side-tracked in my reading and then I start over when I get back to it. Mosiah 2:3 records, And they also took of the firstlings of their flocks, that they might offer sacrifice and burnt offerings according to the law of Moses. 11:20.) As the life and habits of the one class differ from those of the other, so do their houses differ. 1:20 (18â20); 2Â Ne. It is a little ambiguous whether Mormon or Nephi 3 wrote the majority of 3 Nephi. 'He that fighteth against Zion shall perish' (2 Nephi 10:13). Their stubbornness (they were 'stiff-necked' v. 11); their love of money (they regretted the treasure that had been left behind, v. 11); their lack of faith (they were sure they would perish in the wilderness, v. 11); their ignorance (they knew not the dealings of God, v. 12 and they rejected his word through the prophets, v. 13); and finally, their weakness in the presence of the manifestations of the Spirit of the Lord, (v. Nephi also suggests the reason for their murmuring, they did murmur because they knew not the dealings of that God who had created them. Nibley goes on to explain that Laman and Lemuel were Arabic names and that Nephi and Sam were Egytian names (see p. 46). 42) Volume 42 (2021) 2020 (Vol. 1 Nephi 2 Chapter 2 Lehi takes his family into the wilderness by the Red Sea—They leave their property—Lehi offers a sacrifice to the Lord and teaches his sons to keep the commandments—Laman and Lemuel murmur against their father—Nephi is obedient and prays in faith; the Lord speaks to him, and he is chosen to… The specific blessing the Lord promised with respect to this practice is found in Ex 20:24, I will come unto thee, and I will bless thee. Nephi apparently saw the insertion of his editorial comment in 1 Nephi 1:20 (second sentence) as an aside rather than a complete separate separation. 1 Ne. "Too many of us seem to expect that life will flow ever smoothly, featuring an unbroken chain of green lights with empty parking places just in front of our destinations. 'Why did we ever leave Egypt?' They had considered killing Lehi and later, Nephi. 'I will fortify this land against all other nations' (2 Nephi 10:11). Even something like 18 But, behold, Laman and Lemuel would not hearken unto my words; and being agrieved because of the hardness of their hearts I cried unto the Lord for them. Laman and Lemuel had many signs of the power of the Spirit. There is only one way. Although, many of the wealthy were preserved and taken captive, it was revealed to Lehi that had we remained in Jerusalem we should ... have perished. 13 Neither did they abelieve that Jerusalem, that great city, could be bdestroyed according to the words of the prophets. TGÂ Guidance, Divine. "So it was a blessing to the Nephites after all to have the Lamanites on their doorstep to 'stir them up to remembrance'-'Happy is the man whom God correcteth' (Job 5:17). 8 And it came to pass that he called the name of the river, Laman, and it emptied into the Red Sea; and the valley was in the borders near the mouth thereof. (2 Nephi 1:4). 3:13; Mosiah 27:8 (7â37); Moses 5:16. 8:31 (30â31). 2 For it sufficeth me to say that we are descendants of Joseph. See Job 21:25-26 and Job 20:11. KnoWhys KnoWhys on 1 Nephi 1 KnoWhys on 1 Nephi 2 KnoWhys on 1 Nephi 3 KnoWhys on 1 Nephi 4 KnoWhys on 1 Nephi 5 KnoWhys on 1 Nephi 6 KnoWhys on 1 Nephi 7 Recommended Resources Learn about the Book of Mormon with verse by verse commentaries from renowned Book of Mormon scholars like John W. Welch and Brant A. Gardner in the ScripturePlus app. Here, the Lord acknowledges the sacrifice of Lehi in preaching the gospel to the inhabitants of Jerusalem. Nephi's record was written nearly 30 years after the actual events contained therein took place (see 2 Nephi 5:28-33).He further emphasized that upon "these plates" he recorded "the things of [his] soul" (2 Nephi 4:15) and did not "write anything upon plates save it be that [he thought] it be sacred" (1 Nephi 19:6) and "of worth unto the children of men" (1 Nephi 6:6). 3 And it came to pass that he was aobedient unto the word of the Lord, wherefore he did as the Lord commanded him. 1 Nephi 1-1 Nephi 2 I read these chapters every time I start to read the Book of Mormon. The name is Egyptian. "In its extremity, despair not only reflects immediate discontentment but also incorporates feelings of very deep ambivalence and/or confusion about the nature of life: 'Their sorrowing was . "Vision makes all the difference in the world. 1Â Sam. For personal and/or family study of the scriptures, geared towards 8 years old and older. 3:29. 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