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Comparison of the Book of Mosiah to the Bible

3 February 2013 (updated 4 March 2022)

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Comparison of the Book of Mosiah to the Bible

Available now is my computed comparison of the Book of Mosiah to the Bible, consisting of 60 pages of side-by-side text comparisons. This is part of the second edition of As One that Hath a Familiar Spirit, which I’m publishing here on my blog. Subsequently, pending sufficient interest, I may also work toward publishing more formal print or ebook copies of the entire work. If you would be interested in purchasing a print or ebook copy, please let me know by clicking here.

Here are some highlights from and observations about the computed comparison of the Book of Mosiah to the Bible:

  1. Mosiah 1: 5 references Lamanites like Isaiah 1: 9 references Sodom and Gomorrah
  2. Mosiah 3: 9-10 combines descriptions of Jesus from Matthew 20: 19 and Mark 10: 34
  3. Mosiah 5: 2 uses “to do evil, but to do good” like Jeremiah 4: 22, but with the opposite application
  4. Mosiah 10: 8 describes Lamanites’ attire as Matthew 3: 4 describes John the Baptist’s attire
  5. Mosiah 12: 21-24 matches Isaiah 52: 7-10
  6. Mosiah 12: 34-36, 13: 12-24 closely matches Exodus 20: 2-17 and less closely matches Deuteronomy 5: 6-21
  7. Mosiah 14: 1-12 closely matches Isaiah 53: 1-12
  8. Mosiah 15: 29-31 closely matches Isaiah 52: 8-10
  9. Mosiah 16: 8, 10 uses language from 1 Corinthians 15: 53-56

And here is where you can access the comparison:

Computed Comparison of the Book of Mosiah to the Bible

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