THE SECOND BOOK OF NEPHI
Wherefore, Joseph truly asaw
our day. And he obtained a bpromise
of the Lord, that out of the fruit of his loins the Lord God would raise up a dbranch
unto the house of Israel; not the Messiah, but a branch which was to be broken off, nevertheless, to be remembered in the covenants of the Lord that the Messiah should be made emanifest
unto them in the latter days, in the spirit of power, unto the bringing of them out of fdarkness
unto light—yea, out of hidden darkness and out of captivity unto freedom.