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Nephi and the Exodus
|Title||Nephi and the Exodus|
|Publication Type||Magazine Article|
|Year of Publication||1987|
|Corporate Authors||Ensign Staff|
|Date Published||April 1987|
|Keywords||Exodus Motif; Literary Style; Nephi (Son of Lehi)|
Asserts that “one of the most important of all Hebrew motifs, the exodus cycle, is woven throughout 1 Nephi.” “The exodus cycle is a pattern of enslavement and divine rescue used often in the Bible and other Jewish writings.” Because Nephi was raised a Jew and knew Hebrew literary styles, he used this literary method in writing his own record.
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