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I Have a Question: How long did it take Joseph Smith to translate the Book of Mormon?
TitleI Have a Question: How long did it take Joseph Smith to translate the Book of Mormon?
Publication TypeMagazine Article
Year of Publication1988
AuthorsWelch, John W.
MagazineEnsign
Volume18
Issue Number1
Pagination46-47
Date PublishedJanuary 1988
KeywordsEarly Church History; Joseph Smith; Oliver Cowdery; Translation
Abstract

Historical records show that it took only sixty-five or less working days to translate the Book of Mormon. Welch discusses the order of probable translation—Mosiah to Moroni in April—May, and the small plates of Nephi in June.

URLhttps://www.lds.org/ensign/1988/01/i-have-a-question/how-long-did-it-take-joseph-smith-to-translate-the-book-of-mormon?lang=eng

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