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THE BOOK OF ALMA
THE SON OF ALMA
CHAPTER 12
  11 And they that will harden their hearts, to them is given the lesser aportion of the word until they bknow nothing concerning his mysteries; and then they are taken captive by the devil, and led by his will down to destruction. Now this is what is meant by the cchains of dhell.

Footnotes
11a
Matt. 25: 29 (29-30)
  29 For unto every one that hath shall be agiven, and he shall have babundance: but from him that hath not shall be ctaken away even that which he hath.
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c
Prov. 5: 22.
  22 ¶ His own ainiquities shall take the wicked himself, and he shall be holden with the bcords of his sins.
John 8: 34 (31-36)
  34 Jesus answered them, Verily, verily, I say unto you, Whosoever acommitteth bsin is the cservant of sin.
2 Ne. 28: 19 (19-22)
  19 For the kingdom of the devil must ashake, and they which belong to it must needs be stirred up unto repentance, or the bdevil will grasp them with his everlasting cchains, and they be stirred up to anger, and perish;
Mosiah 23: 12.
  12 And now I say unto you, ye have been aoppressed by king Noah, and have been in bondage to him and his priests, and have been bbrought into iniquity by them; therefore ye were bound with the cbands of iniquity.
Alma 26: 14.
  14 Yea, we have reason to praise him forever, for he is the Most High God, and has loosed our brethren from the achains of hell.
d
Prov. 9: 18.
  18 But he knoweth not that the dead are there; and that her guests are in the depths of ahell.
1 Ne. 14: 7.
  7 For the time cometh, saith the Lamb of God, that I will work a great and a amarvelous work among the children of men; a bwork which shall be everlasting, either on the one hand or on the other—either to the convincing of them unto cpeace and dlife eternal, or unto the deliverance of them to the hardness of their hearts and the blindness of their minds unto their being brought down into captivity, and also into destruction, both temporally and spiritually, according to the ecaptivity of the devil, of which I have spoken.
2 Ne. 2: 29 (26-29)
  29 And not choose eternal death, according to the will of the flesh and the aevil which is therein, which giveth the spirit of the devil power to bcaptivate, to bring you down to chell, that he may reign over you in his own kingdom.