intended for descendants of Israel, and of his uncle Esau
for those seeking the promises made to our father Abraham
...that we also would become a blessing to man-kind.
For which of you, intending to build a tower, sitteth not down first and counteth the cost....
Why? Look. I send unto you prophets, and wise men, and scribes: and some of them ye shall kill and crucify,
and some of them ye shall scourge in your synagogues, and persecute them from city to city.
...it was impossible to stablish the lay people in any truth,
except the scripture were plainly laid before their eyes in their mother tongue,
that they might see the process, order, and meaning of the text."
William Tydale (killed for translating the Bible into English)
Ancient Nephites had need to be taught the language of their fathers
- reformed Egyptian
- Mulekites also had to be retaught the language of their fathers
- What was their core language anciently?
Other Relevant Languages
- First Nations