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Keep the Old Wine in Old Wineskins: The Pleasing (Not Pleading) Bar of God
TitleKeep the Old Wine in Old Wineskins: The Pleasing (Not Pleading) Bar of God
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2006
AuthorsWelch, John S.
JournalThe FARMS Review
Volume18
Issue1
Pagination139-147
KeywordsCritical Text; Original Manuscript; Pleading Bar; Pleasing Bar; Printer's Manuscript; Textual Criticism; Translation
Abstract

Welch discusses the use of the phrase pleasing bar in the Book of Mormon. Whereas scholar Royal Skousen argues that the word pleasing should actually be pleading, Welch claims that it should remain as it is.

URLhttps://scholarsarchive.byu.edu/msr/vol18/iss1/9

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