Pearl of Great Price
THE BOOK OF ABRAHAM
TRANSLATED FROM THE PAPYRUS, BY JOSEPH SMITH
2 And I saw the
, that they were very great, and that one of them was nearest unto the throne of God; and there were many great ones which were near unto it;
Moses 1: 35 (35-37)
35 But only an account of this earth, and the inhabitants thereof, give I unto you. For behold, there are many worlds that have passed away by the word of my power. And there are many that now stand, and innumerable are they unto man; but all things are numbered unto me, for they are mine and I
Moses 7: 36
36 Wherefore, I can stretch forth mine hands and hold all the
which I have made; and mine eye can pierce them also, and among all the workmanship of mine hands there has not been so great
as among thy brethren.
Abr. 1: 31
31 But the
of the fathers, even the patriarchs, concerning the right of Priesthood, the Lord my God preserved in mine own hands; therefore a knowledge of the beginning of the creation, and also of the
, and of the stars, as they were made known unto the fathers, have I kept even unto this day, and I shall endeavor to write some of these things upon this
, for the benefit of my posterity that shall come after me.
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