4 Nephi: Selected Verses

  1. And thus did the thirty and eighth year pass away, and also the thirty and ninth, and forty and first, and the forty and second, yea, even until forty and nine years had passed away, and also the fifty and first, and the fifty and second; yea, and even until fifty and nine years had passed away. 6
  2. The people of Nephi did wax strong, and did multiply exceedingly fast, and became an exceedingly fair and delightsome people. 10
  3. And it came to pass that the seventy and first year passed away, and also the seventy and second year, yea, and in fine, till the seventy and ninth year had passed away; yea, even an hundred years had passed away. 14
  4. There were no robbers, nor murderers, neither were there Lamanites, nor any manner of -ites. 17
  5. They did cast them [the disciples of Jesus] into prison; but by the power of the word of God, which was in them, the prisons were rent in twain. 30
  6. They did cast them [the disciples of Jesus] into furnaces of fire, and they came forth receiving no harm. 32
  7. They also cast them [the disciples of Jesus] into dens of wild beasts, and they did play with the wild beasts even as a child with a lamb. 33
  8. Thus they did dwindle in unbelief and wickedness. 34
  9. And it came to pass that the wicked part of the people began again to build up the secret oaths and combinations of Gadianton. 42