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|Title||Notes and Communications: "My First-Born in the Wilderness"|
|Publication Type||Journal Article|
|Year of Publication||1994|
|Authors||Tvedtnes, John A.|
|Journal||Journal of Book of Mormon Studies|
|Type of Article||Notes and Communications|
|Keywords||Abel; Ephraim; Firstborn; Jacob; Joseph; Laman; Lehi; Lemuel; Manasseh (Tribe); Reuben; Seth; Simeon|
Lehi may have viewed Jacob (“my first-born in the wilderness”) and Joseph as replacement sons for the disobedient Laman and Lemuel. Scriptural parallels include Manasseh and Ephraim as replacements for Reuben and Simeon, and Seth for Abel.
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