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Michael WatsonFebruary 6, 2017

Nephi, Joseph Smith, Matthew, nor Zacharias were smart enough to use chiasmus as a literary tool. Chiasmus is a poetic form used by God to denote the source of his word as one who knows the beginning from the end and the end from the beginning. It demonstrates the most gentle instruction and persuasion.

LisaFebruary 6, 2017

Also, I believe that since the purpose of the Book of Mormon is for the convincing of the Jews and Gentiles that Jesus is the Christ, Nephi, Mormon and Moroni all engaged the use of an ancient literary method that would be familiar to Hebrew scholars.

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