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Book of Mormon Parallels to Extended Bible Passages

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Lengthy excerpts of related but not quoted text with line upon line of paired correlated phrases that expound, contrast and evoke questions that are answered with revelatory insights.

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blank.gif (44 bytes)  Sample Parallel Excerpt -- Isaiah 28 Parallel to II Nephi 28
Overarching Book of Mormon History Parallel to Bible History
Book of Mormon - Bible Parallel Passages
Multi-Book Massive Parallels
Book of Mormon Quotations of Isaiah that are in Parallel Phrase Sets
Isaiah Quotation Text Comparisons
 Doctrine and Covenants Parallels with the Bible
 Book of Mormon Parallels with the Doctrine and Covenants
Internal Parallels Phrase Sets Within the Bible
Internal Parallels Phrase Sets Within Book of Mormon
 Internal Parallels Phrase Sets Within Doctrine and Covenants
 See also

 

Sample Parallel -- Excerpt from Isaiah 28 Parallel to II Nephi 28

Parallel uncovered by Sterling D. Allan by the grace of God, May 20, 1992

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Overarching Book of Mormon History Bible History Parallels

{From The Vision of All:  Our Past, Present, and Future as Foretold in Book of Mormon History, by S.D.A.}

Pointer.gif (1041 bytes)  Temporal Parallel between the Lehite nation (Book of Mormon history) and the history of Israel from beginning to end.

Pointer.gif (1041 bytes)  Spiritual Parallel between these two civilizations and an individual in his/her progression through life.

 

Book of Mormon - Bible Parallel Passages

I Nephi 2:15-24 = Exodus 3:1-20 parallel <PDF> (Commission: Lehi's vision and Moses' visitation)

I Nephi 17:32-35,40,41 = Deut. 9:1-7 parallel <PDF> (Nephi and Moses' accounts of Israelites entering promised land)

I Nephi 17:13,14 = Exodus 6:6-8 parallel <PDF> ("I will be your light in the wilderness")

I Nephi 20=21=22 triple parallel (I Ne. 20,21 is a quotation of Isa. 48,49) [PDF of Photocopy, hand written]

II Nephi 9:17-38 = Hebrews 12 parallel <PDF> <WP.zip> ("take up the cross, despise the shame, set down in the kingdom of God")

II Nephi 28 = Isaiah 28,29 parallel <PDF> <WP.zip> <in script> {See INDEX listing the file subdivision of this very large parallel} ("Drunkards of Ephraim, people, priest and prophet;" "All is well;" "We have enough, we need no more;" "Line upon line, precept upon precept")

Commentaries on Isaiah 28 = II Nephi 28 parallel

Isaiah 28:2-3  in parallel to II Nephi 28:16-19 "The Drunkards of Ephraim" and "the Great and Abominable Church"

Isaiah 28:7  in parallel to II Nephi 28:21-23 "Strong Drink" & "the Prophet"

Isaiah 28:16  in parallel to II Nephi 28:32 "They Will Deny Me"

II Nephi 28 = Isaiah 28 = Isaiah 29 Diagram

Hebrews 12 = II Nephi 9:17-38 parallel <PDF> ("take up the cross, despise the shame, set down in the kingdom of God")

 

Multi-Book Massive Parallels

The New Covenant and Witness multi-chapter inter-book parallel:  Jeremiah 31 = 1 Corinthians 11-13 = Ephesians 1,4 = 3 Nephi 12,18 = Moroni 6,7,10 = D&C 46 parallel [includes II Nephi 3,29,31,33].)  (24 pages.) <PDF> <zip file>

Second Book of Nephi huge parallelII Nephi chapters 2-10 parallel chapters 18-28 <PDF> <WP.zip>  (~100pp. still being uncovered in both directions) ("Messiah set his hand again the second time;"   II Ne. 2-10 and 18-28, quote from ten chapters of Isaiah, namely, Isaiah 49:22-26 through 52:1-2 and Isaiah 8-14.) See also Commentaries on selected portions of this parallel

D&C 84 = Ether 4 parallel (The Oath and Covenant of the Priesthood: including significant selections from Matt. 6,10; Mark 6,13,16; Luke 9,10,12; 3 Ne. 13; Mormon 9; D&C 112) <PDF>

The Oath and Covenant of the Priesthood parallel in script

Deuteronomy 19 = Matthew 18 = II Corinthians 13 = II Nephi 11 = Doctrine and Covenants 6 = Ether 5 = D&C 128 parallel <PDF> <WP and Word.zip> ("In the mouth of two or three witnesses")

Daniel 7; Revelation 13; III Nephi 16,20,21; D&C 103 Comparison:  Sister Prophecies regarding the beast treading down the saints, and the deliverance of repentant saints

 

Book of Mormon Quotations of Isaiah That are in Parallel Phrase Sets

I Nephi 20 (Isaiah 48) parallel <PDF> <WP.zip> ("I have called him to declare")

 

Quotation Text Comparisons

II Nephi 3 = JST Gen. 50 comparison <PDF> <WP.zip> ("A seer shall the Lord raise up out of thy loins")

2 Nephi 27 - Isaiah 29 comparison. <PDF> (II Ne. 27 is a quotation of Isa. 29, with commentary)

 

Book of Mormon Parallels with the Doctrine and Covenants

Alma 26 = D&C 11 parallel <PDF> <WP.zip> (A great and marvelous work)

Alma 26 = D&C 11 = 108 parallel in script

 

Doctrine and Covenants Parallels with the Bible

(Jeremiah 30,31 cross references in) D&C 21 chiasm ("Move cause of Zion in mighty power" (comp. Jer. 30,31; Eph 1-4)) <PDF>

Ezekiel 21 = D&C 112 parallel <PDF> ("Remove not thy house")

JST-Matthew 9 = D&C 22  chiasm <PDF> ("When the new is come, the old is ready to be put away.")

D&C 27 = Eph. 6 parallel & references <PDF> (The Whole Armor of God; w/ significant cross references)

 

Internal Parallels Phrase Sets Within the Bible

Genesis 35 Parallel  <PDF> <WP.zip> (The oak tree named, Allonbachuth, where God appeared to Jacob)

Isaiah 28 = 29 parallel <PDF> (by Gail L. Porritt & SDA: Marvelous work and a wonder = line upon line)

Isaiah 28 = 29 parallel in script

Isaiah 54 = 55 parallel (which is III Nephi 23) <PDF> ("Sing, O barren;" "Ho, every one that thirsteth")

Isaiah 54 = 55 parallel in script

Isaiah 66 = II Thessalonians 2 parallel <PDF> <WP.zip> ("God shall send them strong delusion, that they believe a lie")

Isaiah 66 = II Thessalonians 2 parallel in script (by WCM; 1995)

Isaiah 66 = II Thessalonians 2 parallel in script (by WCM; 1998)

Ezekiel 20 triple parallel <PDF> <WP.zip> (They refuse God's way, he grants them their fallen desire.)

Daniel 7 triple parallel <PDF> <WP.zip> ("shall make war with the saints and prevail")

Daniel 7 triple parallel in script 

Nahum 1 parallel <PDF> ("the wicked shall no more pass through thee; he is utterly cut off")

JST-Matt. 21:40-55 parallel JST-Matt. 21:40-55 <PDF> ("The stone which the builders rejected" expounded.)   Download WP.zip.

JST-Mark 9:40-48 parallel ("Let every man stand or fall by himself, and not for another.")  Download WP.zip.

JST-Mark 9:40-48 parallel in script

 

Internal Parallels Phrase Sets Within Book of Mormon

I Nephi 5 parallel <PDF> <WP.zip> <in script> (R.E. Plates of Brass: "That they might not perish with famine")

I Nephi 14 parallel <PDF> <WP.zip> ("great and abominable church;" "captivity;" "great and marvelous work")

I Nephi 17:2-22,50 = 23-31,41,42 parallel (Nephi's comparison of Lehites and Israelites)

Second Book of Nephi huge parallel

II Nephi 2-10 = 18-28 <PDF> <WP.zip>  (~100pp. still being uncovered in both directions) ("Messiah set his hand again the second time;"   II Ne. 2-10 and 18-28, quote from ten chapters of Isaiah, namely, Isaiah 49:22-26 through 52:1-2 and Isaiah 8-14.)

See also Commentaries on selected portions of this parallel

II Nephi 3 parallel <PDF> <WP.zip> (by Gail L. Porritt: "The Seer" and "the Spokesman")

II Nephi 9&10 parallel <PDF> <WP.zip> (Temporal and spiritual covenant compared/contrasted.)

II Nephi 26:20-28 parallel <PDF> <WP.zip> ("None are forbidden, both Jew and Gentile.") 

II Nephi 28 parallel <PDF> <WP.zip> ("Wo be unto the Gentiles..., for they will deny me")

Alma 5  triple parallel <PDF> <WP.zip> <in script> ("That ye might be partakers of the tree of life")

Alma 9 parallel <PDF> <WP.zip> ("Ye are a lost and fallen people")

Helaman 12 parallel and substructure <PDF> ("They will not, that he should be their guide") ("They do trample under their feet the Holy One")

Helaman 13 parallel <PDF> ("cursed the land" because of iniquities)

 

Internal Parallels Phrase Sets Within Doctrine and Covenants

D&C 1 = 11 Parallel <PDF> ('That all might speak in the name of the Lord.")

D&C 1=11=21 Parallel <in script> <PDF> ('That all might speak in the name of the Lord.")

D&C 35 sextuplet parallel  <PDF> ("Therefore, I call upon the weak things of the world.")

D&C 121:33-46 parallel <PDF> ("Unrighteous dominion;" "as well as man might put forth his puny arm")

 

See also

III Nephi 26:4,5 "Being on a Parallel"  <PDF> Used as a simple and profound example in the introduction.  Contains several varieties of parallel formations one after another, with the statement, "being on a parallel" sandwiched in the middle.

II Nephi 28 Parallels Isaiah 28 -- Excerpt - Classic example of parallel structure and polemical result.  Drunkards of Ephraim say 'all is well in Zion,' 'we have enough and we need no more.'

 

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This BofM-Bible Parallels Index Created by Sterling D. Allan November 3, 2001
Page last updated on May 23, 2006

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