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Notes and Communications: “A Visionary Man”
|Title||Notes and Communications: “A Visionary Man”|
|Publication Type||Journal Article|
|Year of Publication||1997|
|Authors||Tvedtnes, John A.|
|Journal||Journal of Book of Mormon Studies|
|Type of Article||Notes and Communications|
|Keywords||Ancient Near East; Dream; Grammar; Lehi (Prophet); Prophet; Vision; Visionary Man|
Lehi’s visionary powers are manifest when he “dreamed a dream” or has “seen a vision.” This cognate accusative construction in which the verb is followed by a noun from the same root lends authenticity to the antiquity of the Book of Mormon.
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