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Jacob’s Textual Legacy
TitleJacob’s Textual Legacy
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2013
AuthorsHilton, III, John
JournalJournal of the Book of Mormon and Other Restoration Scripture
Volume22
Issue2
Pagination52-65
KeywordsJacob; King Benjamin; Literary; Moroni; Nephi; Prophet; Scripture
Abstract

While Jacob records 15,000 words in the Book of Mormon, he is often underappreciated, perhaps living in the shadow of his older brother Nephi. This study illustrates how Nephi, King Benjamin, and Moroni used Jacob’s words and expanded the influence of his literary legacy.

URLhttp://publications.mi.byu.edu/publications/jbms/22/2/5HIlton_Jacobs%20Textual%20Legacy.pdf

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