You are here
|Title||KnoWhy #192 - Why Did the People Cut Down the Tree after Hanging Zemnarihah? (3 Nephi 4:28)|
|Year of Publication||2016|
|Corporate Authors||Book of Mormon Central Staff|
|Publisher||Book of Mormon Central|
|Place Published||Springville, UT|
|Keywords||Hanging; Laws; Legal; Punishment; Rebellion; Tree; Zemnarihah|
When the bandit Zemnarihah was hanged, the tree he was executed on was cut down. This may seem like an unusual detail, but this detail corresponds well with ancient practices and reminds the reader of the victory of Christ over lawlessness and evil.
Items in the BMC Archive are made publicly available for non-commercial, private use. Inclusion within the BMC Archive does not imply endorsement. Items do not represent the official views of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints or of Book of Mormon Central.