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THE BOOK OF JACOB
THE BROTHER OF NEPHI
CHAPTER 4
  13 Behold, my brethren, he that prophesieth, let him prophesy to the understanding of men; for the aSpirit speaketh the btruth and lieth not. Wherefore, it speaketh of things as they really care, and of things as they really will be; wherefore, these things are manifested unto us dplainly, for the salvation of our souls. But behold, we are not witnesses alone in these things; for God also espake them unto prophets of old.

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b
John 17: 17.
  17 aSanctify them through thy btruth: thy word is ctruth.
c
D&C 93: 24.
  24 And atruth is bknowledge of things as they are, and as they were, and as they are to come;
d
Neh. 8: 8.
  8 So they read in the book in the alaw of God bdistinctly, and cgave the sense, and caused them to understand the reading.
Jacob 2: 11.
  11 Wherefore, I must tell you the truth according to the aplainness of the bword of God. For behold, as I inquired of the Lord, thus came the word unto me, saying: Jacob, get thou up into the temple on the morrow, and declare the word which I shall give thee unto this people.
Alma 13: 23.
  23 And they are made known unto us in aplain terms, that we may understand, that we cannot err; and this because of our being bwanderers in a strange land; therefore, we are thus highly favored, for we have these glad tidings declared unto us in all parts of our vineyard.
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