What percent of the Book of Mormon is copied from the Bible?
“We hold the Book of Mormon to be a sacred text like the Bible,” Snow said. “The printer’s manuscript is the earliest surviving copy of about 72 percent of the Book of Mormon text, as only about 28 percent of the earlier dictation copy survived decades of storage in a cornerstone in Nauvoo, Ill.”
How much of the Book of Mormon is quoted from the Bible?
In total, approximately 30 percent of the Book of Isaiah is quoted in the Book of Mormon (one source counts 478 verses in the Book of Mormon which are quoted from Isaiah). The Book of Mormon also quotes from the KJV of other books.
Is there any proof of the Book of Mormon?
Even though a testimony is gained only by a prayerful study of this record, still there are many external evidences found that would sustain or support the Book of Mormon.
|Archaeological Evidences||Book of Mormon|
|Weapons of similar Old World construction have been found||Alma 23:13; Alma 25:14; Jarom 1:8|
Is the Book of Mormon similar to the Bible?
The Bible and the Book of Mormons are alike in many ways. Foremost of these is that both of these holy books contain the life of Jesus Christ. … Together, the Bible and the Book of Mormon carry the same purpose: to invite all people to follow Jesus Christ, follow his commandments and be saved through His grace.
Is Nephi in the King James Bible?
“Nephi” is not found in the King James Bible but is found in the Apocrypha as a place name. The Apocrypha are part of the Catholic collection of scriptures (which was available in Joseph’s day) but is not included in the Protestant scriptures such as the King James Version Bible.
Where in the Bible does it reference the Book of Mormon?
Ask a student to read 2 Nephi 3:11–12. (It may be helpful to clarify that these verses are part of a prophecy by Joseph of Egypt. In these verses Joseph mentioned two books—the book written by the descendants of Joseph is the Book of Mormon, and the book written by the descendants of Judah is the Bible.)