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3 Nephi 14

Jesus reads Matthew 7 to the Nephite multitude.
14:1 And now it came to pass that when Jesus had spoken these words he turned again to the multitude, and did open his mouth unto them again, saying: Verily, verily, I say unto you, Judge not, that ye be not judged. (7:1-27) And now it came to pass
After adding a short introduction:

"And now it came to pass that when Jesus had spoken these words he turned again to the multitude, and did open his mouth unto them again, saying: Verily, verily, I say unto you,"

Jesus continues to read the King James Version of the Gospel of Matthew to the Nephite multitude, leaving out the last two verses. (See Mattthew 7:1-27.)

14:2 For with what judgment ye judge, ye shall be judged; and with what measure ye mete, it shall be measured to you again.
14:3 And why beholdest thou the mote that is in thy brother's eye, but considerest not the beam that is in thine own eye?
14:4 Or how wilt thou say to thy brother: Let me pull the mote out of thine eye -- and behold, a beam is in thine own eye?
14:5 Thou hypocrite, first cast the beam out of thine own eye; and then shalt thou see clearly to cast the mote out of thy brother's eye.
14:6 Give not that which is holy unto the dogs, neither cast ye your pearls before swine, lest they trample them under their feet, and turn again and rend you.
14:7 Ask, and it shall be given unto you; seek, and ye shall find; knock, and it shall be opened unto you.
14:8 For every one that asketh, receiveth; and he that seeketh, findeth; and to him that knocketh, it shall be opened.
14:9 Or what man is there of you, who, if his son ask bread, will give him a stone?
14:10 Or if he ask a fish, will he give him a serpent?
14:11 If ye then, being evil, know how to give good gifts unto your children, how much more shall your Father who is in heaven give good things to them that ask him?
14:12 Therefore, all things whatsoever ye would that men should do to you, do ye even so to them, for this is the law and the prophets.
14:13 Enter ye in at the strait gate; for wide is the gate, and broad is the way, which leadeth to destruction, and many there be who go in thereat;
14:14 Because strait is the gate, and narrow is the way, which leadeth unto life, and few there be that find it.
14:15 Beware of false prophets, who come to you in sheep's clothing, but inwardly they are ravening wolves.
14:16 Ye shall know them by their fruits. Do men gather grapes of thorns, or figs of thistles?
14:17 Even so every good tree bringeth forth good fruit; but a corrupt tree bringeth forth evil fruit.
14:18 A good tree cannot bring forth evil fruit, neither a corrupt tree bring forth good fruit.
14:19 Every tree that bringeth not forth good fruit is hewn down, and cast into the fire.
14:20 Wherefore, by their fruits ye shall know them.
14:21 Not every one that saith unto me, Lord, Lord, shall enter into the kingdom of heaven; but he that doeth the will of my Father who is in heaven.
14:22 Many will say to me in that day: Lord, Lord, have we not prophesied in thy name, and in thy name have cast out devils, and in thy name done many wonderful works?
14:23 And then will I profess unto them: I never knew you; depart from me, ye that work iniquity.
14:24 Therefore, whoso heareth these sayings of mine and doeth them, I will liken him unto a wise man, who built his house upon a rock --
14:25 And the rain descended, and the floods came, and the winds blew, and beat upon that house; and it fell not, for it was founded upon a rock.
14:26 And every one that heareth these sayings of mine and doeth them not shall be likened unto a foolish man, who built his house upon the sand --
14:27 And the rain descended, and the floods came, and the winds blew, and beat upon that house; and it fell, and great was the fall of it.

And it came to pass (14:1)

14:1-27 is taken nearly verbatim from the Matthew 7:1-27 of the King James Version.
For a detailed analysis and side-by-side comparison of these verses see The Annotated Book of Mormon: 3 Nephi 14 at 2think.org


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