2 Nephi 21. 2:13; 2 Ne. The Lord, in fact, does not move away from us. Why Did Lehi ‘Suppose’ the Existence of Satan? In 2 Nephi 12–14, Nephi uses Isaiah as a witness to the visions of the future that he had also received from the Lord. Notice that Nephi needed to say that his people should not look for another Messiah to come. It was extremely difficult to make and keep records on sheets of metal. IE the king of Assyria’s hand (vv. 10–11). After that, it is not only “by grace” that we are saved, but also, as Jacob said, “in and through the grace of God” that we are saved. What does “after all we can do” mean? 25 For yet a very little while, and the aindignation shall cease, and mine anger in their destruction. Although many people interpret our phrase in 2 Nephi 25:23 with little or no attention to what follows, the literary context demands a connective reading. Therefore, a liar would not be able to tolerate something hot placed on his tongue. Studying 2 Nephi 12–24 this way, see how many more words of Isaiah you can relate to Nephi’s four main prophetic stages. Even though a large number of Jews rejected the Savior, we should not forget that there were many Jews who did accept Jesus. It would hurt a lot and cause physical damage. Why Did Nephi Connect Isaiah’s Prophecies with Joseph Who Was Sold into Egypt? About 559–545 B.C. 28 aHe is come to Aiath, he is passed to Migron; at Michmash he hath laid up his carriages. For example: “And what is ‘all we can do’? 16 Therefore shall the Lord, the Lord of Hosts, send among his fat ones, leanness; and under his glory he shall kindle a burning like the burning of a fire. It is an interesting warning that even though we do all the right things and we go through the right motions, if our lips and our thoughts are not pure, we will strongly feel shame in the presence of God. What made them wonder? The destruction of Assyria is a type of the destruction of the wicked at the Second Coming—Few people will be left after the Lord comes again—The remnant of Jacob will return in that day—Compare Isaiah 10. In verse 19, Nephi knew and used the Savior’s full name, Jesus Christ. They offered up their lives rather than fighting. (2 Nephi 21:11),” KnoWhy 290 (March 22, 2017). If someone were to hang on a cross and say, “Come, come ye saints,” we would know that “no toil nor labor fear” was next. 30 Lift up the voice, O daughter of aGallim; cause it to be heard unto Laish, O poor bAnathoth. IE The Assyrian invasion forces introduced in v. 5 progress toward Jerusalem, vv. 28–32. The Lord did all he possibly could. Nephi explains in 2 Nephi 25 that they would be brought back so that the Lord could appear to them in Jerusalem. The word “expedient” in verse 30 probably means “appropriate” or “necessary.” Nephi was explaining to his people that it was still necessary for his people to perform the ordinances under the law of Moses because that law had not been fulfilled. When Christ appeared to the Nephites in 3 Nephi 27:27, he stated, “What manner of men ought ye to be? Why Do Early Nephite Prophets Speak about the Scattering of the Jews? Is not Samaria as cDamascus? Following him will make it a reality that we can become Christ-like. Read 2 Nephi 25:10-20, Nephi's message to the Jews. It may have been a piece of burning wood. to repent of all our sins and the many murders which we have committed, and to get God to take them away from our hearts, for it was all we could do, to repent sufficiently before God that he would take away our stain.”. There is a Christ-like echo in our recognition of this principle. These verses explain why many people today find it difficult to understand the words of Isaiah. Nephi not only made it very clear that there would be only one Messiah, he also revealed the name of the Messiah—“Jesus Christ, the Son of God”—and even gave a timeframe when this one Messiah would be born. Why Does Nephi State that We Are Saved by Grace ‘After All We Can Do’? According to Nephi, what do we need in order to understand the words of Isaiah? However, Isaiah’s prophecy indicated that this was going to be a special birth in some way. Isaiah saw there would be a falling away after the Lord established his church. We answer this accusation with the words of two Book of Mormon prophets. Rather than being a strict commentary, it is more of a Midrash—an explanation of what he saw in those chapters that he wanted his people, and us, to understand. It was probably in Benjamin, to the north of Jerusalem. That was the first thing that Isaiah felt self-conscious about in the presence of God. Terry B. The Lord’s house and peace will be established; See Book of Mormon Central, “Has the Prophecy of the Lord’s House Established in the Mountains been Fulfilled? Jesus used that reference in John 3:14: “[E]ven so must the Son of man be lifted up” just as the healing serpent had been lifted up on the post by Moses. However, that was not necessarily the interpretation in Hebrew. As Nephi taught in verse 13: “for I have seen his day, and my heart doth magnify his holy name.”. 21 And the days of the children of men were prolonged according to the will of God, that they might repent while in the flesh. The whole world will have that knowledge. Book of Mormon Central, “Why Does the Book of Mormon Say We Must Worship God with Our Whole Soul? 3 Nephi. Purpose of Isaiah/ Writing Verses 1 - 10. What is this knowledge that will fill the earth at the end of times? As if the rod should shake itself against them that lift it up, or as if the staff should lift up itself as if it were no wood! They had to know the name of the god that they were worshipping, and the name was usually very holy, kept sacred, and only spoken under certain conditions. For its interpretation see the commentary for 2 Nephi 19:12. What happens if the Spirit of the Lord ceases to strive with man? “In” would seem to express the interpersonal relationship with God and Christ in which the binding aspects of grace thrive. However, the Lord says there is still time for repentance and choosing to become people of the covenant (being born into it is not enough). I doubt that they had charcoal briquettes or even coal. (2 Nephi 24:12),” KnoWhy 43 (February 29, 2016). Jacob. 13 For ahe saith: By the strength of bmy hand and by my wisdom I have done these things; for I am prudent; and I have moved the borders of the people, and have robbed their treasures, and I have put down the inhabitants like a valiant man; 14 And my hand hath found as a nest the riches of the people; and as one gathereth eggs that are left have I gathered all the earth; and there was none that moved the wing, or opened the mouth, or peeped. Think of how Jesus Christ has fulfilled these roles and functions for you in your personal life. Many of Isaiah’s prophecies were short sayings, several of which have been combined into one long scrapbook of the words of Isaiah, which was only divided into chapters much later. In the temple! , The words of Isaiah are plain unto who?, Who are the prophecies of Isaiah of worth to? They were the ones who knew the tradition and prophecies of the Messiah. Ezek. Isaiah was stating that there would be a very unusual birth and this child would become the Mighty Counselor and the Prince of Peace. [where] the Lord speaks directly to the heart with a different message. The reasoning was that someone who is lying would have a dry mouth and tongue. These were glorious, radiant beings. It is the desire to right the wrongs which man has done to his brother.\" (George Matheson… (2 Nephi 15:21),” KnoWhy 48 (March 7, 2016). Isaiah did not sit down and write all of this in one sitting. Isaiah was sanctified by the Holy Ghost, and his sins were forgiven. Regarding their hope of being cleansed from their past wicked, murderous and sinful behavior, they stated: [I]t has been all that we could do, (as we were the most lost of all mankind). That is no small feat. (2 Nephi 25:17) 3. (2 Nephi 25:23),” KnoWhy 371 (October 10, 2017). Nephi gives several reasons for quoting Isaiah again, this time for 13 chapters (adding to his three other chapters in 1 Nephi 20-21 and 2 Nephi 27; others who quoted Isaiah in the Book of Mormon are Jacob, Abinadi, Moroni, and Jesus Christ). David Rolph Seely, “Nephi’s Use of Isaiah 2–14 in 2 Nephi 12–30” in Isaiah in the Book of Mormon, ed. Names Used for Christ by Major Book of Mormon Authors. There would be no other Messiah, “for there is save one Messiah spoken of by the prophets, and that Messiah is he who should be rejected of the Jews.” Nephi must have been aware that some people wondered how many Messiahs there would be. In 1 Nephi 19, Zenos had been quoted as saying there would be three days of darkness, but it did not mention what was going on during those three days of darkness. He did not say the Messiah, so Nephi may have wanted to clarify this matter. (2 Nephi 24:12),” KnoWhy 43 (February 29, 2016. He understood what Isaiah was saying. Book of Mormon Central, “How Does Prophecy Shape the Book of Mormon’s Content and Structure? Behold, I say unto you, Nay; for ye have not come thus far save it were by the word of Christ with unshaken faith in him, relying wholly upon the merits of him who is mighty to save. 19 And after Adam and Eve had partaken of the forbidden fruit, they were driven out from[i] the garden of Eden to till the earth. Andrew C. Skinner, “Serpent Symbols and Salvation in the Ancient Near East and the Book of Mormon,” Journal of Book of Mormon Studies 10, no. (You weren't expecting a daughter, were you?) The Book of Isaiah is somewhat of a scrapbook of seemingly disconnected revelations, like the Doctrine and Covenants. It is that the Lord Jesus Christ is the Savior of mankind, and that only through him can we be saved. Each little section is a separate prophecy. 4 Nephi. And that turned out to be quite a lot for some of them. How Does Nephi Help Us Understand Isaiah? Donald W. Parry and John W. Welch (Provo, Utah: FARMS, 1998), 171–190. There is a corollary between the three days of darkness surrounding the death of Jesus and a prior significant experience in Israelite history. and remember, after ye are reconciled unto God, that it is only in and through the grace of God that ye are saved.” Nephi seems to be paraphrasing and simplifying Jacob’s statement to make it plain. He made it as productive as he could. Nephi’s four stages are apparent as the four chapters, 1 Nephi 11, 12, 13 and 14, divide naturally into these four stages: Stage 2: his rejection and the scattering of the Jews (1 Nephi 12), Stage 3: the day of the Gentiles (1 Nephi 13), Stage 4: the restoration of Israel and the ultimate victory of good over evil (1 Nephi 14). . Book of Mormon Central, “Why Does Nephi State that We Are Saved by Grace ‘After All We Can Do’? Isaiah was in the temple, in the Holy of Holies, and he saw the Lord. 17 And the light of Israel shall be for a afire, and his Holy One for a flame, and shall burn and shall devour his thorns and his briers in one day; 18 And shall consume the glory of his forest, and of his fruitful field, both soul and body; and they shall be as when a standard-bearer fainteth. 16:7 (7–18); Zeph. Nephi was also a careful and artistic writer, as is evident in the chiastic structure he composed in 2 Nephi 25:24–27. Nephi would have rejoiced in knowing that there is a plan, that the covenant of the Lord was still firm, that his arm was outstretched, that his people were not going to be forgotten, and that even the isles of the sea would not be ignored. 9 Is not aCalno as bCarchemish? It serves as a natural transition from chapter 8 (2 Nephi 18). We know what happened. . For we labor diligently to write, to persuade our children, and also our brethren, to believe in Christ, and to be reconciled to God; for we know that it is by grace that we are saved, after all we can do.2 Nephi 25… We build enduring faith in Jesus Christ by making the Book of Mormon accessible, comprehensible, and defensible to the entire world. 2 Nephi 25:20 by LDS Scripture of the Day | posted in: Book of Mormon | 0 …yea, behold I say unto you, that as these things are true, and as the Lord God liveth, there is none other name given under heaven save it be this Jesus Christ, of which I have spoken, whereby man can be saved. This operated like a type of primitive lie detector test. This may sound like a long time later, but if you consider it in the context of generations, it is only two to three generations later. In other words, all we can do is turn to Christ and he will be there for us. (Easton's Bible Dictionary) [Infobases, LDS Collectors Library '97] 2 Nephi 20:30 Laish: Laish (2 Nephi 20:30) was a place mentioned in Isaiah 10:30. 32 As yet shall he remain at aNob that day; he shall shake his hand against the mount of the daughter of Zion, the hill of Jerusalem. 2 Nephi 19. I have a friend who is writing a book entitled, “His Obliging Grace.” It is “amazing grace,” but it is also “obliging grace” because we are obliged and welcome to live in that relationship. (2 Nephi 25:4) 2. 20 And he shall snatch on the right hand and be hungry; and he shall eat on the left hand and they shall not be satisfied; they shall eat every man the flesh of his own arm— So, in a way, every high priest under the Law of Moses was a “mashiach”—a messiah. Though Isaiah knew that somebody important was going to be born at a future time, he did not spell it out very clearly. He also understood that, with the coming of Christ, the performances and ordinances under the Law of Moses would be fulfilled. From this remnant will come a “seed” or the promised Messiah, who will bring life back all-together (to all people). Heavenly Visions and Prophetic Calls in Isaiah 6 (2 Nephi 16), the Book of Mormon, and the Revelation of John, The Throne-Theophany and Prophetic Commission in 1 Nephi: A Form-Critical Analysis, “Finding Doctrine and Meaning in the Book of Isaiah,”. Make the heart of this people fat, and make their ears heavy, and shut their eyes—lest they see with their eyes, and hear with their ears, and understand with their heart, and be converted and be healed.” The Lord explained that the people in Jerusalem were not ready or worthy to be told everything in plain language. Isaiah was active as a prophet of Judah living in Jerusalem from 740–701 BC. He instructed his people: “[I]nasmuch as it shall be expedient, ye must keep the performances and ordinances of God until the law shall be fulfilled which was given unto Moses” (25:30). Book of Mormon Central, “Where Did Joseph Smith Get His Ideas about the Physical and Spiritual Gathering of Israel? However, the Lord says there is still time for repentance and choosing to become people of the covenant (being born into it is not enough). When Christ said “Judge not that ye be not judged,” it was a very plain saying. About 559–545 B.C. In verse 2 we read, “And above [the throne] stood the Seraphim.” These were bright, burning beings, and it looked as though each one had six wings. Is he a descendant of Jesse? How would you like to be called with the knowledge that your efforts would not change or make much difference? “Messiah” was a word that was used in more than one way, but Nephi wanted us to know that there is only one Messiah—he who would perform the atonement and would be the one whom we worship through his holy name. Come, Follow Me – 2 Nephi 11-25 The quotes below were used in my video Come, Follow Me 2 Nephi 11-25. The Lord answered, “Until the cities be wasted without inhabitant, and the houses without man, and the land be utterly desolate: And the Lord have removed men far away, for there shall be great forsaking in the midst of the land.” This was, of course, prophesying of the remaining tribes being taken into captivity. The Greek word for “grace” does not describe a tangible gift you may receive. After quoting from Isaiah 2–14 (2 Nephi 12–24), Nephi provided five additional chapters of his own interpretation of Isaiah. 3. This verse describes Stage 2 of Nephi’s worldview of God’s victory in gathering Israel. What Do Nephi and Isaiah Say about the End Times? The Lord does not make cameo appearances. 2 Nephi 25:19 “For according to the words of the prophets, ... 2 Nephi 25:20 The phrases “up out of the land of Egypt” is the same in Micah 6:4 and, “smite the rock and the water should come forth” is similar, to Exodus 17:6 and, “there is none other name” is also in Acts 4:12. Isaiah would be prophesying at a time when Israel would be destroyed. Lehi, Nephi, Jacob and others labored diligently to persuade their children as well as generations yet unborn to come unto Christ and enter into his rest (2 Nephi 25:23; Jacob 1:5–7). Talk about enduring to the end! In 2 Nephi 1:20, the Lord clearly tells is the blessings and cursings of disobedience. Obad. Christians, of course, view this as a prophecy about the virgin birth of Christ. Donald W. Parry and John W. Welch (Provo, UT: FARMS, 1998), 156–164, esp. This task was very important in Nephi’s life. Nephi continued: “[T]he Lord God . 164: “Isaiah looks into the future and sees the destruction of a series of nations and peoples, and in each case he cites pride as the cause of their rejection of the Lord and of their eventual scattering and destruction. In 2 Nephi 25, Nephi prophesies of the fate of the Jews-their rejection of the Savior, their scatterings and scourgings, and their eventual repentance. He had been told to make his writings and teachings opaque—without absolute transparency. 1 (2014): 107–109. He stated: Isaiah was a witness of the Redeemer, as were Nephi and Jacob (verses 2-3); Isaiah helps … Any person who strongly questioned whether a particular witness was telling the truth could challenge that witness and force him to submit to a specified “ordeal.” Something very hot (a hot spatula or coal) was put on the tongue of the witness. 2 Nephi 20 is a brutal chapter, following the Assyrians conquering Israel, including some of Judah. 34 And he shall cut down the thickets of the forests with iron, and Lebanon shall fall by a mighty one. He passed the test. 33 Behold, the Lord, the Lord of Hosts shall lop the bough with terror; and the ahigh ones of stature shall be bhewn down; and the chaughty shall be humbled. Provo, UT: Foundation for Ancient Research and Mormon Studies, 1999, chart 44. 2 Kgs. There is much symbolism in this passage. Christ’s Apperance The Messiah Verses 11 - 20. Nephi included new information here that had not been mentioned before in the Nephite record, specifically he prophesied that after Jesus was laid in a sepulcher for the space of three days, he would rise from the dead. Dallin H. Oaks, “Have You Been Saved,” Ensign, April 1998, online at churchofjesuschrist.org. 3 And what will ye do in the day of visitation, and in the desolation which shall come from far? Intense focus was necessary—there were no erasers in that medium. I think this Isaiah passage was perhaps alluding to Psalm 22, which is one of David’s Messianic Psalms. The scourging of the Jews for many generations (v. 16) was prophesied earlier by Zenos (see 1 Nephi 19:13). How Does Prophecy Shape the Book of Mormon’s Content and Structure? David is often represented in the tree and Jesus is at the top. We do not know when all the prophecies of Isaiah were put together and collected. Nephi glories in plainness—Isaiah’s prophecies will be understood in the last days—The Jews will return from Babylon, crucify the Messiah, and be scattered and scourged—They will be restored when they believe in the Messiah—He will first come six hundred years after Lehi left Jerusalem—The Nephites keep the law of Moses and believe in Christ, who is the Holy One of Israel. Serpent Symbols and Salvation in the Ancient Near East and the Book of Mormon. Does it remind you of Lehi’s vision in 1 Nephi 1:8, where he saw “God sitting upon his throne, surrounded with numberless concourses of angels [the train that filled the temple] in the attitude of singing and praising their God.”. Figure 2 Welch, John W., and Greg Welch. What Micah (and Isaiah) meant by “the remnant of Jacob” (Micah 5:8; 3 Nephi 20:16 see also Isaiah 10:21–22) remains obscure, but Jesus quotes Micah here after saying that there will be many “remnants” scattered abroad (20:13–14). Enoch knew that he was slow of speech and questioned why he would be called as a prophet. What are the Roots of Zenos’s Allegory in the Ancient World? If it were just a girl getting pregnant, that would not be very extraordinary—there would not be much to this prophecy. As a handy guide to Isaiah 2–14, notice how the following statements by Isaiah can be easily clustered under each of Nephi’s four stages: A sign is given of the birth of Immanuel (see also 1 Nephi 11:13–18), but the land will be forsaken, The land of Judah will be desolate, filled with briers, “As this people refuseth the waters of Shiloah” (v. 6) they will be overrun, Those who counsel against God will come to naught, The Lord will be a “sanctuary” for some, but “a stone of stumbling” for others (v. 14); “I will look for [the Lord]” (v. 17), A “great light” has shined, “for unto us a son is given” (v. 6), The proud will be devoured, for they do not seek the Lord; their leaders “cause them to err” (v. 16; see also 2 Nephi 10:5; Isaiah 3:12), and they that follow them are destroyed (cf. (3 Nephi 8:20),” KnoWhy 197 (September 28, 2016). (It has a nice ring to it, doesn't it?) 2 Nephi 28 . And the posts [the pillars] of the door moved at the voice of him that cried, and the house was filled with smoke.” The smoke was probably incense, or perhaps some kind of smoke connected with the fire at the altar. Nephi was well aware that Jesus would come down—the condescension of God—and that he would suffer and die. 2 Nephi 22. Stephen D. Ricks, “Heavenly Visions and Prophetic Calls in Isaiah 6 (2 Nephi 16), the Book of Mormon, and the Revelation of John,” in Isaiah in the Book of Mormon, ed. Book of Mormon Central, “Who Are the Witnesses of Christ in 2 Nephi? Maybe they were too interested in the ways of the world. 2 Nephi 25. Nephi understood suffering. IE depend upon. 18:33 (33–35); 19:10 (10–13). Items in the BMC Archive are made publicly available for non-commercial, private use. It reminds me of Enoch’s doubts when he was called as prophet. First, it was important to Nephi to mention his children. This is personal; it lets you look… 17:24; Amos 2:9; D&C 112:8 (3–8). I think Nephi probably took great comfort in the fact that he was being Christ-like as he suffered and endured to the end. How many prophets in the scriptures tell you what they taught their children? For all this his anger is not turned away, but his hand is stretched out still. Moreover, in 2 Nephi 25:16, Nephi quotes Psalm 24:4 in order to worship God “with clean hands and a pure heart.” This was the basic temple entrance requirement in the Temple of Jerusalem and, apparently, also in the Temple of Nephi. Moroni. 2. The plates were, in a way, his connection back to the holiness, the tradition, and the prophets. The Lord will remember the covenants he has made with his people. 2 Nephi 11-25 | Feb 17-23 Is Christ – God, The Eternal Father Do we worship Jesus How did the name Lucifer get into the Bible – and, how did it end up in the Book of Mormon Why is the definition of grace in the Book of Mormon – so different from the definition of grace in the Bible We will discover the answer to these questions today. These Isaiah chapters are difficult for anyone to understand, but for the Book of Mormon to give us such brilliant and insightful commentary on these very difficult chapters is a most useful element of the book and a great testimony of the Book of Mormon itself. 2 (2001): 42–55, 70–71. Here we learn that there would be a three-day period in which Jesus would be in the tomb. Ball, “Isaiah’s ‘Other’ Servant Songs,” in The Gospel of Jesus Christ in the Old Testament, The 38th Annual BYU Sidney B. Sperry Symposium (Provo, UT: Religious Studies Center, Brigham Young University, 2009), 207–218. We will see more of this theme again, when we get to Zenos’ parable in Jacob 5. He said, “For behold, Isaiah spake many things which were hard for many of my people to understand; for they know not concerning the manner of prophesying among the Jews.” Nephi had lived there, he knew Jerusalem. Enos. It was not enough for his people to know what Isaiah said on the brass plates; Nephi wanted his people to understand what it meant. All these things had been revealed to Nephi, and he understood that these images typify Christ. Book of Mormon Central, “Can Textual Studies Help Readers Understand the Isaiah Chapters in 2 Nephi? The Nephites were taught by Nephi that “ye must bow down before him, and worship him with all your might, mind, and strength, and your whole soul.” Where did Nephi’s people worship? There are reasons why we have multiple anointed people, but that does not make them all the Messiah. A choice vine was planted in the vineyard, representing the House of Israel. Even though during winter time a tree without its leaves may appear to be dead, there is still life in it. 1:3 (3–4); Hel. This list numbers all of Nephi’s prophesies concerning Christ, the Jews and Gentiles and the Lamanites and Nephites. (2 Nephi 25:17),” KnoWhy 375 (October 24, 2017). Book of Mormon Central, “Why Did Moroni Quote Isaiah 11 to Joseph Smith? (2 Nephi 12:2),” KnoWhy 41 (February 25, 2016). This Psalm was used in the temple (and remember, Isaiah was a temple priest and would have received his call to be a prophet in the temple). Again, Nephi referred to the Israelite ancestors of the Nephite people: “And as the Lord God liveth that brought Israel up out of the land of Egypt, … there is none other name given under heaven save it be this Jesus Christ, of which I have spoken, whereby man can be saved.” This is another Passover metaphor. Seeing Christ as the stem of Jesse has had a long and honorable tradition. 2 Nephi 26. His first stop was always to the synagogue in every town where he preached. Under the heading “2 Nephi 25:23—We Are Saved ... (see D&C 20:77, 79; see also Abraham 3:25).” (p. 53) To help explain what “after all we can do” means Mormon leaders sometimes cross-reference 2 Nephi 25:23 with Moroni 10:32. We need to be clean—every whit. 2 Nephi 20. The word mashiach in Hebrew means “anointed” or “anointed one.” In ancient times, a high priest was anointed to be the high priest. 2 Nephi 20 Nephi copies chapter 10 of Isaiah (20:1-34) Isaiah 10; 20:1 Wo unto them that decree unrighteous decrees, and that write grievousness which they have prescribed; 20:2 To turn away the needy from judgment, and to take away the right from the poor of my people, that widows may be their prey, and that they may rob the fatherless! (Mosiah 26:12),” KnoWhy 104 (May 20, 2016). 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