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Mosiah 1:1
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1    And now there was no more contention in all
    the Land of Zarahemla among all the people
    which belonged to King Benjamin,
So that King Benjamin had continual peace
    all the remainder of his days.
2    And it came to pass that he had three sons,
And he called their names Mosiah and Helorum
    and Helaman;
3    And he caused that they should be taught in all
    the language of his fathers, that thereby
    they might become men of understanding,
And that they might know concerning the prophecies
    which had been spoken by the mouths of their fathers,
    which were delivered them by the hand of the Lord.
4    And he also taught them concerning the records which
    were engraven on the plates of brass, saying:
"My sons, I would that ye should remember that
    were it not for these plates which contain
    these records and these commandments,
We must have suffered in ignorance, even at this
    present time, not knowing the mysteries of God;
5    For it were not possible that our father Lehi could have
    remembered all these things, to have taught them to
    his children, except it were for the help of these plates;
6    For he having been taught in the language of the
    Egyptians, therefore he could read these engravings
    and teach them to his children, that thereby
    they could teach them to their children,
And so fulfilling the commandments of God,
    even down to this present time.
7    "I say unto you my sons, were it not for these things which
    have been kept and preserved by the hand of God, that
    we might read and understand of His mysteries and
    have His commandments always before our eyes,
That even our fathers would have dwindled in unbelief;
8    And we should have been like unto our brethren,
    the Lamanites, which know nothing
    concerning these things,
Or even do not believe them when they are taught them,
    because of the traditions of their fathers
    which are not correct.
9    "O my sons, I would that ye should remember that these
    sayings are true, and also that these records are true,

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