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The book of Mormon, the most correct book?

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    passingthewordposted 4 years ago

    “I told the brethren that the Book of Mormon was the most correct of any book on earth, and the keystone of our religion, and a man would get nearer to God by abiding by its precepts, than by any other book.” (History of the Church, 4:461.)
    The errors of the book of mormon.

    "In 1837 Joseph Smith made several editorial changes in the Book of Mormon. Many are relatively innocuous, but one of them is much more substantial. In the 1830 edition of the Book of Mormon, the verse we know as 1 Nephi 11:18 reads:

    And he said unto me: Behold, the virgin whom thou seest is the mother of God, after the manner of the flesh.

    For the 1837 edition, Joseph inserted "the Son of," so that the verse has read ever since:
    A sampling of the 3913 changes made to the inspired book of Mormon:

    This changes section courtesy of the Jerald and Sandra Tanner. For more, order their book, "Mormonism, Shadow or reality?" from: bookstore


    Original 1830 Edition, Book of Mormon

    Editions 1837, 1888, 1920, 1964, 1978

    Title page

    Joseph Smith, Jr. The author and proprietor of this work

    Joseph Smith, Jr. the translator of this work

    Title page

    now if there be fault, it be the mistake of men...

    now if there are faults, they are the mistakes of men...

    1 Ne 13:40

    the lamb of God is the Eternal Father

    the lamb of God is the son of the Eternal Father

    1Nephi 11:21

    the Eternal Father

    son of the Eternal Father

    1 Nephi 11:32

    the Everlasting God

    son of the Everlasting God

    1 Nephi 20:1

    words added

    or out of the waters of Baptism

    2 Nephi 12:9

    the mean man boweth down

    the mean man boweth not down

    Alma 29:4

    Yea, decreeth unto them decrees which are unalterable

    words deleted

    Alma 37:21,24



    Alma 30:16

    it is the effects of a phrensied mind

    it is the effect of a frenzied mind

    Throughout B of M

    now there was seven churches

    now there were seven churches

    Throughout B of M

    there were no blood to shed

    there was no blood to shed

    Throughout B of M

    there is two churches

    there are two churches

    Throughout B of M

    and also much horses

    and also many horses

    Throughout B of M

    these things had not ought to be

    these things ought not to be

    Throughout B of M

    as I was a journeying

    as I was journeying ("a" removed)

    Throughout B of M

    They did prepare for to meet them

    They did prepare to meet them ("for" removed)

    Throughout B of M

    some have arrested the scriptures

    some have wrested the scriptures

    Throughout B of M

    when they had arriven

    when they had arrived

    Throughout B of M

    having no respects to persons

    having no respect to persons ("s" removed)

    Throughout B of M

    they had fell into great errors

    they had fallen into great errors

    Throughout B of M

    which was wrote upon the plates

    which was written upon the plates

    Throughout B of M

    they were exceeding fraid

    they were exceedingly afraid

    Throughout B of M

    they had began to possess the land

    they had begun to possess the land

    Throughout B of M

    this they done that they might provide food

    this they did that they might provide food

    Alma 23:1

    nor neither of their brethren

    nor either of their brethren

    Mosiah 21:28; Ether 4:1

    king Benjamin

    Mosiah (Benjamin was dead at this time)

    1 Nephi 12:18

    Jesus Christ

    Messiah (Jesus had not yet been revealed to the Nephites)

    1 Nephi 20:1

    come forth out of the waters of Judah

    or out of the waters of baptism (these words added after "Judah"

    2 Nephi 16:2


    seraphim (verse copied from older copy of KJV which made a gramatical error)

    1. Disappearinghead profile image88
      Disappearingheadposted 4 years ago in reply to this

      Are you an ex-Mormon by chance? You appear to be on a quest here.

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        passingthewordposted 4 years ago in reply to this

        oh ya.

        1. Shanna11 profile image91
          Shanna11posted 4 years ago in reply to this

          I kind of just feel sorry for you that you are so bitter toward Mormons. Learn to let go. Obsessions aren't healthy.

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            passingthewordposted 4 years ago in reply to this

            No you don't have to feel sorry for me. This is my passion to expose all of what i have learned, to share what was hidden from me.
            Like i said, it's a passion not an obsession.
            It's like someone that was fed lies all of their lives and has seen people tricked and manipulated. wouldn't you want people to warn you of these things?
            What i share is not what i have made up. It is the true doctrine of the LDS.