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Outlines of Passages Quoting Isaiah
|Outlines of Passages Quoting Isaiah
|Year of Publication
|Welch, John W., and Greg Welch
|Foundation for Ancient Research and Mormon Studies
When Nephite prophets quoted Isaiah, they used a quoting formula of sorts, usually consisting of an introduction, a quotation, an explanation of the quotation, and a conclusion. This chart outlines the structures of four major scriptural passages in which Book of Mormon prophets quote Isaiah at length. Though each passage varies slightly from the four-part quoting formula, the pattern is definite, helping readers to follow the thoughts of Isaiah and to make good use of the explanations provided by Nephi, Jacob, and Abinadi.
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