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How Does The Book Of Mormon Help Date Christ’s Death?
TitleHow Does The Book Of Mormon Help Date Christ’s Death?
Publication TypeChart
Year of Publication2017
Corporate AuthorsBook of Mormon Central Staff
PublisherBook of Mormon Central
CitySpringville, UT
Type of ImageInfographic
KeywordsChronology; Crucifixion; Death of Christ; Holy Day; Jesus Christ; Passover; Sabbath

New Testament scholars have long debated the year Christ died, with some favoring AD 30 while others prefer AD 33. The Book of Mormon helps resolve this controversy by documenting the exact time the Nephites witnessed the sign of Christ's death. The Book of Mormon also surprisingly favors a Thursday for the day of his death, instead of the traditional Friday.


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Scripture Reference

Helaman 14:20
3 Nephi 8
3 Nephi 9
3 Nephi 10