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While most people in the ancient Near East assumed that each nation had its own god, and that each god only cared about his own people, Nephi taught that “all are alike unto God, both Jew and Gentile” (2 Nephi 26:33).
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While most people in the ancient Near East assumed that each nation had its own god, and that each god only cared about his own people, Nephi taught that “all are alike unto God, both Jew and Gentile” (2 Nephi 26:33).

While most people in the ancient Near East assumed that each nation had its own god, and that each god only cared about his own people, Nephi taught that “all are alike unto God, both Jew and Gentile” (2 Nephi 26:33).

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While most people in the ancient Near East assumed that each nation had its own god, and that each god only cared about his own people, Nephi taught that “all are alike unto God, both Jew and Gentile” (2 Nephi 26:33). https://knowhy.bookofmormoncentral.org/content/why-did-nephi-say-that-all-are-alike-unto-god #BookofMOrmon #LDS #Mormon #Faith #God #ShareGoodness #DiscovertheBook #Equality
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While most people in the ancient Near East assumed that each nation had its own god, and that each god only cared about his own people, Nephi taught that “all are alike unto God, both Jew and Gentile” (2 Nephi 26:33). https://knowhy.bookofmormoncentral.org/content/why-did-nephi-say-that-all-are-alike-unto-god #BookofMOrmon #LDS #Mormon #Faith #God #ShareGoodness #DiscovertheBook #Equality

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Did you know that in the ancient Near East, there was myth about a divine being who fell from heaven as a result of rebellion? Learn how this relates to what Lehi supposes to be the devil.
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The Book of Mormon includes a uniquely detailed view of Satan when compared to other ancient Israelite texts of the time.

Did you know that in the ancient Near East, there was myth about a divine being who fell from heaven as a result of rebellion? Learn how this relates to what Lehi supposes to be the devil.

Did you know that in the ancient Near East, there was myth about a divine being who fell from heaven as a result of rebellion? Learn how this relates to what Lehi supposes to be the devil.
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As the Persian Empire expanded, the captive Jews in Babylon began .

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reading Ecclesiastes through the kaleidoscope of time & belief

rebellion at Uruk; the army of Cyrus invaded Babylon from the north

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If you've read the Bible, then you've probably come across the phrase "gird up your loins." I've always thought it was a funny turn of phrase. Loins....hehe.
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How to "Gird your loins" by The Art of Manliness If you've read the Bible, then you've probably come across the phrase "gird up your loins." I've always thought it was a funny turn of phrase.

Ever wonder what the Bible means when it says, "gird up your loins?" Example: "And you shall gird your loins and arise and speak to them all that I.

nevver: “ How to Gird Up Your Loins: An Illustrated Guide ” A pictorial guide to girding loins PLUS bonus explanation of the etymology of the phrase “to gird (up) one’s loins”, with the generalised.

In ancient times, men would gird their loins when preparing for manual labor or battle.

If you've read the Bible, then you've probably come across the phrase "gird up your loins." I've always thought it was a funny turn of phrase. Loins....hehe.

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Assyria began as a small trading community centered at the ancient city of Ashur and grew to become the greatest empire in the ancient world prior to the conquests of Alexander the Great and, after him, the Roman Empire.
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Assyria began as a small trading community centered at the ancient city of Ashur and grew to become the greatest empire in the ancient world prior to the conquests of Alexander the Great and, after him, the Roman Empire.
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Approaching Zion by Hugh W. Nibley Someday I will finish this book. Someday.
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Interesting article by C. Wilfred Griggs: "The Tree of Life in Ancient Cultures"

Approaching Zion by Hugh W. Nibley Someday I will finish this book. Someday.

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New Post Live: The World Around the Old Testament https://www.bravedaily.com/2017/06/03/world-around-old-testament/?utm_campaign=coschedule&utm_source=pinterest&utm_medium=Brave%20Daily&utm_content=The%20World%20Around%20the%20Old%20Testament   In this up-to-date volume, leading experts introduce the peoples and places of the world around the Old Testament, providing students with a fresh exploration of the ancient Near East.

The Old Testament is tied together by 5 major covenants that God made with His people. Learn about the Noahic, Abrahamic, Mosaic, Davidic, & New covenants

Why Did Nephi Say That All Are Alike Unto God? by Book of Mormon Central | Meridian Magazine - LDSmag.com | Nephi stated that “all are alike unto God, both Jew and Gentile.” This comment comes from Nephi’s last recorded speech to his people, and probably would have been shocking to them. Most people in the ancient Near East, where Nephi and his brothers were from, assumed that each nation had its own god, and that each god only cared about his own people.

Nephi stated that "all are alike unto God, both Jew and Gentile." This comment comes from Nephi's last recorded speech to his people, and probably would have

Finding Biblical Hebrew and Other Ancient Literary Forms in the Book of Mormon by Hugh W. Pinnock

Finding Biblical Hebrew and Other Ancient Literary Forms in the Book of Mormon

Serpent Symbols and Salvation in the Ancient Near East and the Book of Mormon - Andrew C. Skinner - Journal of Book of Mormon Studies - Volume 10 - Issue 2

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In the Lamanite political system, there was a “king over all the land” who “appointed kings over all . . . lands” under his rule—a very different system of government than that of the Nephites. Interestingly, both Mesoamerica and the ancient Near East had patterns of rule similar to that described among the Lamanites. In these systems, political ties binding overkings with subordinate kings were simultaneously very personal and highly tenuous. Vassal rulers were expected to make tribute…

As political scientist Noel B. Reynolds noticed, the Lamanite government was "a very different system" than that of the Nephites, "one of tributary kings

Although unknown in Joseph Smith's day, the name Sariah appears as a woman's name in an ancient Jewish text from not long after Lehi's departure from Jerusalem. This small detail bolsters the Book of Mormon's claim of being an ancient text from the world of the Near East. It grounds the text in the ancient world and helps readers better appreciate its historical background and provenance.

When the ancient prophet Isaiah prophesied of our Savior, his words were beautiful, but also, as Isaiah tends to be, somewhat confusing. He described Christ’s birth this way: For unto us a child is…

Darius I Persepolis Gold Plates, dating to 550 - 486 BC.  In 1933 two sets of gold and silver plates recording in the three forms of cuneiform—Ancient Persian, Elamite, and Babylonian—the boundaries of the Persian empire were discovered in the foundations of Darius’s hall of audience. A number of inscriptions, cut in stone, of Darius I, Xerxes I, and Artaxerxes III indicate to which monarch the various buildings were attributed.

Darius Persepolis Gold Plates, dating to 550 - 486 BC. In 1933 two sets of gold and silver plates recording in the three forms of cuneiform—Ancient Persian, Elamite, and Babylonian

An ancient Israelite home

love this, really clear to see a more involved house drawing of a period biblical house.

These are the boundaries by which you are to divide the land for an inheritance among the twelve tribes of Israel, with two portions for Joseph. 14 You are to divide it equally among them. Because I swore with uplifted hand to give it to your forefathers, this land will become your inheritance. 15 "This is to be the boundary of the land: "On the north side it will run from the Great Sea by the Hethlon road past Lebo Hamath to Zedad, 16 Berothah and Sibraim (which lies on the border between…

Boundaries of the Tribe of Isreal (good for visual prayer for the tribes)

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