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Great are the Words of Isaiah

Resource 6: Searching & Making Isaiah Plain

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The Savior said “great are the words of Isaiah,” (3 Nephi 23:1) while Nephi told us “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” (2 Nephi 25:1).  Yet the Savior also declared “a commandment I give unto […]

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Using search engines to research the scriptures

Resource 5: Search Engines

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The Power of the Internet So much has been said about the scriptures in so many places online, it only makes sense to use search engines at appropriate times to find meanings in certain verses. Not everything in the scriptures is meant to be learned by revelation. Why should the Lord give a revelation to […]

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Joseph Smith Translation

Resource 4: Joseph Smith Translation

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LDS Scripture Study AidsThe Inspired Version The Joseph Smith Translation (JST) of the Bible, also known as the Inspired Version (IV), was written by Joseph from 1830 to 1833. Our eighth article of faith states that “we believe the Bible to be the word of God, as far as it is translated correctly.” Joseph, in […]

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LDS Citation Index

Resource 3: LDS Citation Index

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Finding Authoritative Quotes Some years ago a BYU professor named Richard Galbraith created a scripture citation index on paper which was later made into web and mobile apps by Stephen Liddle, also a BYU professor. Since then it has had additional programming by other students to enhance it into a wonderful resource that allows you […]

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Noah Webster's 1828 American Dictionary

Resource 1: Webster’s 1828 American Dictionary

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Noah Webster Noah Webster lived from 1758-1843. He wanted to create an American dictionary to standardize spelling and pronunciation. Instead of the British forms of spelling like “colour,” we have “color” today because of his work. His first dictionary contained 70,000 words, 12,000 of which had not appeared in a dictionary up to that point. […]

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