Second Nephi

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Subpages: Chapters 1-5, Chapters 6-10, Chapter 11, Chapters 12-30, Chapters 31-33

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Historical setting

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Brief outline and summary

The relationship of the book of Second Nephi to the rest of the Book of Mormon is discussed at The Book of Mormon. The book of Second Nephi can be outlined broadly as follows:

I. Lehi's last words (1-5)
II. Jacob quotes and explains Isaiah (6-10)
III. Nephi's purpose in writing (11)
II. Nephi quotes and explains Isaiah (12-24, 25-30)
I. Nephi's last words (31-33)

The major divisions of Second Nephi are discussed separately on the following subpages: Chapters 1-5, Chapters 6-10, Chapter 11, Chapters 12-30, Chapters 31-33

Detailed discussion

Direct address to the reader

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Relation to other scriptures

Related books and chapters

The relationship of Second Nephi to the rest of the Book of Mormon is discussed at The Book of Mormon

Parallel passages

Previous editions

The original 1830 edition of Second Nephi was divided into only seven chapters (I-XV). For the 1879 edition Parley Pratt further divided those seven into the thirty three chapters (1-33) still used today. • I: 1-2 • II: 3 • III: 4 • IV: 5 • V: 6-8 • VI: 9 • VII: 10 • VIII: 11-15 • IX: 16-22 • X: 23-24 • XI: 25-27 • XII: 28-30 • XIII: 31 • XIV: 32 • XV: 33

Complete outline and page map

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Second Nephi

I. Lehi's last words (1-5)

II. Jacob quotes and explains Isaiah (6-10)
III. Nephi's purpose in writing (11)
a. Nephi quotes Isaiah, Jacob, and himself as witnesses who have seen Christ (2-3)
b. Nephi delights in proving that Christ will come (4)
c. Nephi delights in the Lord's (i) covenants to the fathers and (ii) plan of deliverance from death (5)
b. Nephi delights in proving that all would perish if Christ did not come (6-7)
a. Nephi quotes Isaiah so that all who read can rejoice for all men (8)
II. Nephi quotes and explains Isaiah (12-24, 25-30)

I. Nephi's last words (31-33)

Questions for further study and reflection

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Footnotes


Additional resources



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