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Joseph Smith's "Translation" of the Scriptures
|Title||Joseph Smith's "Translation" of the Scriptures|
|Publication Type||Magazine Article|
|Year of Publication||1914|
|Secondary Authors||Anderson, Edward H., and Joseph F. Smith|
|Date Published||April 1914|
|Keywords||Articles of Faith; Joseph Smith Translation; Plain and Precious Things|
This article quotes the Eighth Article of Faith declaring that Latter-day Saints believe both the Bible and the Book of Mormon to be the words of God. Nephi taught that the Hebrew scriptures had “plain and precious parts” removed. For this reason Joseph Smith was called on to revise the Bible and produce an “inspired translation.
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