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THE
DOCTRINE AND COVENANTS
OF THE CHURCH OF JESUS CHRIST OF LATTER-DAY SAINTS
SECTION 132
  51 Verily, I say unto you: A commandment I give unto mine handmaid, Emma Smith, your wife, whom I have given unto you, that she stay herself and partake not of that which I commanded you to offer unto her; for I did it, saith the Lord, to aprove you all, as I did Abraham, and that I might require an offering at your hand, by covenant and sacrifice.

Footnotes
51a
Gen. 22: 1.
  1 And it came to pass after these things, that God did atempt Abraham, and said unto him, Abraham: and he said, Behold, here I am.
Ex. 15: 25 (23-26)
  25 And he cried unto the Lord; and the Lord shewed him a tree, which when he had cast into the waters, the awaters were made sweet: there he made for them a statute and an ordinance, and there he bproved them,
D&C 98: 14 (12-14)
  14 Therefore, be not aafraid of your enemies, for I have decreed in my heart, saith the Lord, that I will bprove you in all things, whether you will abide in my covenant, ceven unto death, that you may be found worthy.
D&C 101: 4.
  4 Therefore, they must needs be achastened and tried, even as bAbraham, who was commanded to offer up his only son.
D&C 124: 55.
  55 And again, verily I say unto you, I command you again to build a ahouse to my name, even in this place, that you may bprove yourselves unto me that ye are cfaithful in all things whatsoever I command you, that I may bless you, and crown you with honor, immortality, and eternal life.
Abr. 3: 25.
  25 And we will aprove them herewith, to see if they will bdo all things whatsoever the Lord their God shall command them;