Definition of Book of Mormon

1. Noun. A sacred text revealed to Joseph Smith in 1830 by an ancient prophet Mormon; supposedly a record of ancient peoples of America translated by Joseph Smith.

Definition of Book of Mormon

1. Proper noun. (Mormonism) A sacred text of the Latter-Day Saint movement, published in 1830 by w:Joseph Smith, Jr. Joseph Smith, Jr. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Book Of Mormon

Book of Habakkuk
Book of Haggai
Book of Hosea
Book of Isaiah
Book of Jeremiah
Book of Job
Book of Joel
Book of Jonah
Book of Joshua
Book of Judges
Book of Judith
Book of Lamentations
Book of Leviticus
Book of Malachi
Book of Micah
Book of Mormon (current term)
Book of Nahum
Book of Nehemiah
Book of Numbers
Book of Obadiah
Book of Proverbs
Book of Psalms
Book of Revelation
Book of Ruth
Book of Susanna
Book of Tobit
Book of Zachariah
Book of Zephaniah
Book of the Dead
Book of the Prophet Daniel

Literary usage of Book of Mormon

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge: Embracing by Johann Jakob Herzog, Philip Schaff, Albert Hauck (1910)
"In the last days the Book of Mormon was to come to light, and, ... Judged as a literary work the Book of Mormon is tedious, utterly devoid of taste, ..."

2. Bulletin of the New York Public Library by New York public library (1909)
"Works about the Book of Mormon, cont'd. that the historical part of said Bible ... The three witnesses of the Book of Mormon. Address delivered before the ..."

3. The Cambridge History of American Literature by William Peterfield Trent (1921)
"CHAPTER XXVIII Popular Bibles I. THE Book of Mormon THE Book of Mormon is a curiosity of literature. It is evidently an effort to reconstruct in archaic ..."

4. Notes and Queries by Martim de Albuquerque (1858)
"There was a Book of Mormon at Paris in the days of M. de Montmaur. ... Here, then, was in effect a Book of Mormon. M. de Montmaur was a man who possessed ..."

5. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann, Edward Aloysius Pace, Condé Bénoist Pallen, Thomas Joseph Shahan, John Joseph Wynne (1913)
"In another part of his narrative Joseph Smith affirms that, while translating the "Book of Mormon", he and his scribe, Oliver Cow- dery, were visited by an ..."

6. The English Review (1850)
"The Book of Mormon; an Account written oy the hand of Mormon, upon Plates taken from the Plates of Nephi. Translated by JOSEPH SMITH, Jun., Kirtland, Ohio. ..."

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