This week we look at Lehi’s vision internally, how it speaks of us and our journey.
1:11a [1:12] ¶ And it came to pass that as he read, he was filled with the Spirit of YHVH(1);
1:11b [1:13a] And he read, saying: Wo, wo unto Jerusalem! For I have seen thine abominations;
1:12a [1:13b] Yea, and many things did my father read concerning Jerusalem—
1:12b [1:13c] That it should be destroyed, and the inhabitants thereof, many should perish by the sword, and many should be carried away captive into Babylon.
This text has been edited from the original to change Greek or English terms to the Hebrew.
RAV is the Book of Mormon version more commonly used by Community of Christ and their offshoots, [OPV] is the version more commonly used by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and their offshoots. Neither version was available in the original denomination.
(1) Spirit of YHVH: the premortal Jesus Christ as the Spirit of YHVH is YHVH Himself, or an angel or the Holy Spirit representing YHVH; the light of Christ.
YHVH: The name of the Eternal God, also known as the Tetragrammaton, commonly translated as Yahweh, Jehovah, Yehovah, or LORD. In this podcast it is pronounced “Yah`vah.”