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KnoWhy #192 - Why Did the People Cut Down the Tree after Hanging Zemnarihah? (3 Nephi 4:28)
TitleKnoWhy #192 - Why Did the People Cut Down the Tree after Hanging Zemnarihah? (3 Nephi 4:28)
Publication TypeKnoWhy
Year of Publication2016
Corporate AuthorsBook of Mormon Central Staff
PublisherBook of Mormon Central
Place PublishedSpringville, UT
KeywordsHanging; Laws; Legal; Punishment; Rebellion; Tree; Zemnarihah
Abstract

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.

URLhttps://knowhy.bookofmormoncentral.org/content/why-did-the-people-cut-down-the-tree-after-hanging-zemnarihah
Citation Key2365

Scripture Reference

3 Nephi 4:28

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