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I Have A Question? I have heard that the sizes of the Nephite and Lamanite populations indicated in the Book of Mormon do not make sense. What do we know about their numbers?
TitleI Have A Question? I have heard that the sizes of the Nephite and Lamanite populations indicated in the Book of Mormon do not make sense. What do we know about their numbers?
Publication TypeMagazine Article
Year of Publication1992
AuthorsSorenson, John L.
MagazineEnsign
Volume22
Issue Number9
Pagination27-28
Date PublishedSeptember 1992
KeywordsLamanite; Nephite; Population
Abstract

Discusses population growth among Lehi’s colony, both natural and through assimilation of resident groups. Mentions Sherem as proof of “outsiders,” but concludes that information in the Book of Mormon record is too limited for a clear picture to be constructed.

URLhttps://www.lds.org/ensign/1992/09/i-have-a-question/what-do-we-know-about-the-numbers-of-nephites-and-lamanites?lang=eng

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