Flashcards in Book of Mormon Midterm 2 Deck (58)
what is the name of the king who besieged Jerusalem and carried Zedekiah away to Babylon
Nebuchadnezzar, king of Babylon
where is Zion according to the quote from Joseph Smith
the whole of America is Zion itself from north to south
How would Zoram's seed be blessed according to Lehi's blessing to him?
Thy seed shall be blessed with Nephi’s seed, that they dwell in prosperity long upon the face of this land; and nothing, save it shall be iniquity among them, shall harm or disturb their prosperity upon the face of this land forever. If they keep the commandments, then, the Lord has consecrated this land for the security of thy seed with the seed of Nephi.
What would have happened if Adam never fell?
All things would have remained the same, only Adam and Eve would have had no children and they would have never left the garden
who is the “choice seer” that will be raised up, and from whose “loins” he would be raised up
Joseph Smith, Nephi
Which tribe is Ishmael and Lehi from?
Who were the spokesman for Joseph Smith?
Oliver Cowdery and Sidney Rigdon
What did Nephi do to overcome his discouragement?
Nephi counted his blessings and went over everything that the Lord has done for him.
what did the people call themselves and their new land after they fled from the land of first Inheritance?
Land name= Nephi
People's name= People of Nephi
What is the difference between the mark and the curse that was upon the Lamanites
mark= skin of blackness
curse= the withdrawal of the spirit of the Lord.
Whose sermon is 2 Nephi 6-10
Jacob is quoting Isaiah, and then interpreting it (Jacob is repeating what Nephi had said previously)
what does "nursing kings and queens" represent and what will they do?
The gentiles will “nurse”(bring back) the house of Israel back to the covenant
What is the order in which Israel is to be gathered with regards to the physical and spiritual gatherings?
Spiritual gathering precedes physical gathering; when the Jews believe (spiritual) in Christ, then Christ will come (Physical)
what are the 3 ways the atonement is infinite (what is the conditional aspect of it)
1. The atonement is not limited by space (Christ died for all people, everywhere.) 2. The atonement is not limited by time (it worked even before it historically took place) 3. The atonement was performed by an “infinite” being (Jesus Christ, a divine being, could not be bound or limited by death)
when is it ok to seek for riches and when is it good to be learned?
learned God wants us to be intelligent; but not to sacrifice obedience (if it coincides with the counsels of God; don’t put school in front of God); It is ok to have money, but the love of money is when you are doing wrong. You can seek money when it is to serve the poor and needy
what does mammon mean
riches, wealth; the standard Hebrew word for any kind of financial dealing
How did Jacob know the name of Christ
An angel told him in the last night
Which 3 people saw the redeemer according to v.2-3
Jacob, Nephi, Isaiah
What does "the mountain of the Lord" symbolize
what is the meaning behind Isaiah’s prophecy about the seven women taking hold of one man
it is symbolizing the humility of the daughters of Zion as they seek to become married again, or return to the Lord.
what did Isaiah teach concerning what happens when people have no knowledge
Without knowledge, then you have no choices in life and you are imprisoned/in captivity
How did Isaiah respond when he was first called by the Lord
He felt that he was inadequate/unworthy
Know which king ruled over which kingdom (Rezin, Pekah, and Ahaz) and the alternate identifiers he gives for all three
King Rezin (Aram, Damascus) ruled over Syria; King Pekah (Ephraim, Samaria, son of Remaliah) ruled over Israel; King Ahaz (Jerusalem, House of David) ruled over Judah
Know which king/kingdom was afraid of an alliance between two other kingdoms (and which kingdoms had formed the alliance)
Ahaz (king of Judah) was afraid of the alliance between Rezin (Syria) and Pekah (Israel)
Know the names of Isaiah’s children that were given as signs to the people, what the signs were for each child, and what their Hebrew names mean in English
Immanuel (God is with us)= sign is that God is with us, meaning that both kings will be disposed (Pekah and Rezin); Maher-shalal-hash-baz (destruction is imminent)= sign is that God will keep his promise to destroy Judah’s enemies (Rezin and Pekah)
Understand the message being conveyed to Judah/Jerusalem with the prophesy that the Assyrians would “yet he shall remain at Nob”
Message= God will be with us even when destruction seems imminent
Know who or what the “stem of Jesse” and “root of Jesse” refer to
stem of Jesse= King David’s father; root of Jesse= Joseph Smith and other latter-day prophets
Understand who Isaiah is talking about historically that is likened unto Lucifer
the king of Babylon is likened unto the fall of Satan.
Be able to recall the three keys that Nephi gives to help understand Isaiah
1. Have the spirit of prophecy 2. Learn history/background 3. Study geography/maps