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TitleThe Exodus Repeated
Publication TypeMagazine Article
Year of Publication1999
AuthorsNelson, Russell M.
Issue Number7
Date PublishedJuly 1999
KeywordsExodus Motif; Joseph (of Egypt); Lehi (Prophet); Nephi (Son of Lehi); Prophecy

Nelson examines the exodus motif as found in the Book of Mormon. He mentions Joseph in Egypt as told by the Nephites (Alma 46:24) and Lehi’s prophecy of Joseph (2 Nephi 3:7-8, 14-15). Nelson puts forward the idea that the Lehi and Nephi fleeing Jerusalem is a second Exodus.