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Ether 1:1
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1    And now I, Moroni, proceed to give an account of
    those ancient inhabitants which were destroyed by the
    hand of the Lord upon the face of this North Country,
2    And I take mine account from the twenty and four plates
    which were found by the people of Limhi,
    which is called the book of Ether;
3    And as I suppose that the first part of this record
    which speaketh concerning the creation
    of the world, and also of Adam-
And an account from that time, even to the Great Tower,
And whatsoever things transpired among the children
    of men until that time-is had among the Jews,
4    Therefore, I do not write those things which transpired
    from the days of Adam until that time,
But they are had upon the plates;
And whoso findeth them, the same will have power
    that he may get the full account.
5    But behold, I give not the full account,
But a part of the account I give from the Tower
    down until they were destroyed;
And on this wise do I give the account.
6    He that wrote this account was Ether,
And he was a descendant of Coriantor;
And Coriantor was the son of Moron;
And Moron was the son of Ethem;
And Ethem was the son of Ahah;
And Ahah was the son of Seth;
And Seth was the son of Shiblon;
And Shiblon was the son of Com;
And Com was the son of Coriantum;
And Coriantum was the son of Amnigaddah;
And Amnigaddah was the son of Aaron;
And Aaron was a descendant of Heth,
    who was the son of Hearthom;
And Hearthom was the son of Lib;
And Lib was the son of Kish;
And Kish was the son of Corom;
And Corom was the son of Levi;
And Levi was the son of Kim;
And Kim was the son of Morianton;
And Morianton was a descendant of Riplakish;
And Riplakish was the son of Shez;
And Shez was the son of Heth;
And Heth was the son of Com;
And Com was the son of Coriantum;
And Coriantum was the son of Emer;
And Emer was the son of Omer;
And Omer was the son of Shule;
And Shule was the son of Kib;
And Kib was the son of Orihah,
    which was the son of Jared;
7    Which Jared came forth with his brother and their families,
    with some others and their families,
From the Great Tower at the time the Lord confounded
    the language of the people and swear in His wrath that
    they should be scattered upon all the face of the earth;
And according to the word of the Lord,
    the people were scattered.
8    And the brother of Jared being a large and a mighty man
    and being a man highly favored of the Lord,
    for Jared his brother said unto him:
"Cry unto the Lord that He will not confound us
    that we may not understand our words."
9    And it came to pass that the brother of Jared
    did cry unto the Lord,
And the Lord had compassion upon Jared;
Therefore, He did not confound the language of Jared,
And Jared and his brother were not confounded.

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