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Baal

(see BD Baal)

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Babbling

Prov. 23: 29 who hath babbling.; 1 Tim. 6: 20 avoiding profane and vain babblings.; 2 Tim. 2: 16 shun profane and vain babblings.

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Babe

Ps. 8: 2(Matt. 21: 16) out of the mouth of babes and sucklings.; Isa. 3: 4 babes shall rule over them.; Matt. 11: 25 (Luke 10: 21) hast revealed them unto babes.; Luke 1: 41 salutation of Mary, the babe leaped in her womb.; Luke 2: 12 find the babe wrapped in swaddling clothes.; 1 Cor. 3: 1 speak... even as unto babes in Christ.; Heb. 5: 13 is unskilful in the word of righteousness: for he is a babe.; 1 Pet. 2: 2 As newborn babes, desire the sincere milk.; 3 Ne. 26: 16 (3 Ne. 26: 14-16)babes did... utter marvelous things.

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Babel

(see BD Babel)

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Babylon

(see also Devil, Church of; Israel, Bondage of, in Other Lands; Worldliness; BD Babylon )

Isa. 13: 19 Babylon... as... Sodom and Gomorrah.; Isa. 14: 4 (2 Ne. 24: 4) proverb against the king of Babylon.; Jer. 51: 1 raise up against Babylon... a destroying wind.; Jer. 51: 6 Flee out of the midst of Babylon.; Jer. 51: 37 Babylon shall become... without an inhabitant.; 1 Pet. 5: 13 church that is at Babylon, elected.; Rev. 14: 8 Babylon is fallen.; Rev. 16: 19 Babylon came in remembrance.; Rev. 17: 5 BABYLON the great, the mother of harlots.; Rev. 18: 2 Babylon... is fallen... become the habitation of devils.; Rev. 18: 21 Babylon be thrown down.; 1 Ne. 1: 13 (1 Ne. 10: 3) carried away captive into Babylon.; 1 Ne. 20: 14 he will do his pleasure on Babylon.; 2 Ne. 25: 15 Babylon shall be destroyed.; Omni 1: 15 Zedekiah... was carried away captive into Babylon.; D&C 1: 16 Babylon the great, which shall fall.; D&C 35: 11 desolations upon Babylon.; D&C 64: 24 I will not spare any that remain in Babylon.; D&C 86: 3 the apostate, the whore, even Babylon.; D&C 133: 14 Go ye out from... wickedness, which is spiritual Babylon.

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Back

Gen. 19: 26 his wife looked back from behind him.; Ex. 33: 23 thou shalt see my back parts.; Josh. 7: 8 turneth their backs before their enemies.; Prov. 10: 13 rod is for the back of him that is void.; Isa. 50: 6 I gave my back to the smiters.; Jer. 2: 27 they have turned their back unto me.; Luke 9: 62 put his hand to the plough, and looking back.

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Backbiting

(see also Gossip; Malice; Mockery; Slander )

Ps. 15: 3 backbiteth not with his tongue.; Ps. 101: 5 whoso privily slandereth his neighbour, him will I cut off.; Prov. 25: 23 driveth away rain: so doth an angry countenance a backbiting tongue.; Matt. 5: 11 when men shall... say... evil.; Rom. 1: 30 Backbiters, haters of God, despiteful.; 2 Cor. 12: 20 lest there be debates, envyings,... backbitings.; Eph. 4: 31 Let all... evil speaking be put away.; James 5: 9 Grudge not one against another.; 1 Pet. 2: 1 laying aside... all evil speakings.; Alma 5: 30 doth make a mock of his brother.; Ether 7: 24 people did revile against the prophets.; D&C 20: 54 see that there is no... backbiting, nor evil speaking.; D&C 42: 27 Thou shalt not speak evil of thy neighbor.; D&C 88: 124 cease to find fault one with another.; D&C 136: 23 cease to speak evil one of another.

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Backsliding

Jer. 2: 19 thy backslidings shall reprove thee.; Jer. 8: 5 is this people... slidden back by a perpetual backsliding.; Jer. 14: 7 for our backslidings are many.; Hosea 4: 16 For Israel slideth back as a backsliding heifer.; Hosea 11: 7 my people are bent to backsliding from me.; Hosea 14: 4 I will heal their backsliding.

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Backward

2 Kgs. 20: 10(Isa. 38: 8) shadow return backward ten degrees.; Isa. 59: 14 judgment is turned away backward.; Jer. 7: 24 they hearkened not... and went backward.

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Bad

(see also Worse)

Gen. 24: 50 we cannot speak unto thee bad or good.; Gen. 31: 24 speak not to Jacob either good or bad.; Matt. 13: 48 gathered the good into vessels, but cast the bad away.; 2 Cor. 5: 10 receive... according to that he hath done,... good or bad.; 2 Ne. 2: 11 righteousness could not be brought to pass,... neither good nor bad.

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Bade

(see Bid)

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Baker

Gen. 40: 1 butler... and his baker had offended.

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Balaam

(see BD Balaam)

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Balance

Lev. 19: 36 Just balances, just weights... shall ye have.; Job 6: 2 my calamity laid in the balances together.; Job 31: 6 Let me be weighed in an even balance.; Ps. 62: 9 to be laid in the balance, they are altogether.; Prov. 11: 1 false balance is abomination to the Lord.; Prov. 16: 11 A just weight and balance are the Lord’s.; Dan. 5: 27 weighed in the balances, and art found wanting.; Hosea 12: 7 balances of deceit are in his hand.; Micah 6: 11 Shall I count them pure with the wicked balances.; Rev. 6: 5 he that sat on him had a pair of balances.

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Bald

Lev. 13: 40 whose hair is fallen off his head, he is bald.; 2 Kgs. 2: 23 go up, thou bald head.; Jer. 48: 37 every head shall be bald.; Ezek. 27: 31 they shall make themselves utterly bald.

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Baldness

Deut. 14: 1 ye shall not... make any baldness between your eyes for the dead.; Isa. 3: 24 (2 Ne. 13: 24) there shall be... instead of well set hair baldness.; Ezek. 7: 18 shall be... baldness upon all their heads.; Amos 8: 10 I will bring... baldness upon every head.

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Balm

Jer. 8: 22 no balm in Gilead.; Jer. 51: 8 balm for her pain, if so she may be healed.

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Band

Gen. 32: 7 Jacob... divided the people... into two bands.; Ps. 2: 3 Let us break their bands asunder.; Ps. 107: 14 brought them out... brake their bands in sunder.; Isa. 52: 2 loose thyself from the bands of thy neck.; Isa. 58: 6 to loose the bands of wickedness.; Hosea 11: 4 I drew them... with bands of love.; Zech. 11: 7 two staves: the one I called Beauty, and the other I called Bands.; John 18: 3 having received a band of men and officers.; Acts 10: 1 centurion of the band called the Italian band.; Acts 16: 26 earthquake... every one’s bands were loosed.; Mosiah 15: 8 God breaketh the bands of death.; Mosiah 23: 12 ye were bound with the bands of iniquity.; Alma 5: 7 encircled about by the bands of death.; Alma 11: 42 Christ shall loose the bands of this temporal death.; D&C 113: 10 bands of her neck are the curses of God.

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Banner

Ps. 20: 5 in the name of our God we will set up our banners.; Ps. 60: 4 Thou hast given a banner to them that fear thee.; Isa. 13: 2 Lift ye up a banner upon the high mountain.

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Baptism

(see also Baptism, Essential; Baptism, Immersion; Baptism, Qualifications for; Baptism for the Dead; Covenants; Jesus Christ, Baptism of; Jesus Christ, Taking the Name of; Jesus Christ, Types of, in Memory; Salvation for the Dead; BD Baptism )

Matt. 3: 16 Jesus, when he was baptized.; Matt. 28: 19 baptizing them in the name of the Father.; Mark 1: 4 John... did preach the baptism of repentance for the remission of sins.; Mark 1: 9 (Luke 3: 3)baptized of John in Jordan.; Mark 16: 16 believeth and is baptized shall be saved.; John 3: 5 Except a man be born of water.; John 3: 23 John also was baptizing.; Acts 2: 38 Repent, and be baptized.; Acts 8: 38 into the water... and he baptized.; Acts 22: 16 be baptized and wash away thy sins.; Rom. 6: 4 buried with him by baptism.; 1 Cor. 10: 2 were all baptized unto Moses in the cloud.; Gal. 3: 27 baptized into Christ have put on Christ.; Col. 2: 12 Buried with him in baptism.; Heb. 6: 2 Of the doctrine of baptisms.; 1 Pet. 3: 21 like figure whereunto even baptism doth also now save us.; 1 Ne. 20: 1 waters of Judah, or... of baptism.; 2 Ne. 31: 5 Lamb of God... baptized by water.; 2 Ne. 31: 17 gate... is repentance and baptism by water.; Mosiah 18: 10 (Mosiah 18: 8-10)baptized in the name of the Lord.; Mosiah 21: 35 (3 Ne. 7: 24-26)baptized as a witness... willing to serve God.; Alma 4: 4 many were baptized in... Sidon.; Alma 7: 14 come and be baptized unto repentance.; 3 Ne. 11: 27 after this manner shall ye baptize.; 3 Ne. 11: 34 believeth not in me, and is not baptized, shall be damned.; 3 Ne. 12: 2 believe... and be baptized.; Moro. 8: 25 first fruits of repentance is baptism.; D&C 13: 1 I confer... keys... of baptism.; D&C 19: 31 remission of sins by baptism.; D&C 68: 8 Go ye into all the world... baptizing.; D&C 84: 27 gospel of repentance and of baptism.; D&C 138: 33 vicarious baptism for the remission of sins.; Moses 6: 59 be born again... of water.; JS-H 1: 69 I confer... keys... of the gospel... of baptism.; JS-H 1: 73 after... baptized, we experienced great and glorious blessings.; A of F 4 first principles... Baptism by immersion.

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Baptism for the Dead

1 Cor. 15: 29 what shall they do which are baptized for the dead.; D&C 124: 29 baptized for those who are dead.; D&C 127: 5 in relation to the baptism for your dead.; D&C 128: 1 baptism for the dead.; D&C 138: 33 vicarious baptism for the remission.

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Baptism, Essential

Matt. 3: 15 Suffer it to be so now... to fulfil all righteousness.; Matt. 28: 19 teach all nations, baptizing them.; Mark 1: 9 Jesus came... and was baptized of John.; Mark 16: 16 (Ether 4: 18; D&C 112: 28-29 ) He that believeth and is baptized shall be saved.; Luke 3: 21 Jesus also being baptized.; Luke 7: 30 rejected the counsel of God... being not baptized.; John 3: 5 Except a man be born of water... he cannot enter into the kingdom of God.; Acts 2: 38 Repent, and be baptized every one of you.; Acts 10: 48 commanded them to be baptized.; Acts 22: 16 be baptized, and wash away thy sins.; Titus 3: 5 saved us, by the washing of regeneration.; 1 Pet. 3: 21 baptism doth also now save us.; 2 Ne. 9: 23 (3 Ne. 27: 20) commandeth all men that they must... be baptized.; 2 Ne. 31: 5 need have we, being unholy, to be baptized.; 3 Ne. 11: 33 whoso believeth in me, and is baptized... shall be saved.; 3 Ne. 27: 20 the commandment: Repent... and be baptized.; D&C 18: 22 as many as repent and are baptized... and endure... shall be saved.; D&C 55: 1 after... baptized... a remission of your sins.; D&C 76: 51 They are they who... were baptized... according to the commandment.; D&C 84: 74 not baptized... shall be damned.; Moses 6: 52 turn unto me... repent... and be baptized.; Moses 6: 59 ye must be born again... of water.

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Baptism, Immersion

Matt. 3: 16 when he was baptized, went up straightway out of the water.; Mark 1: 5 baptized of him in the river.; Mark 1: 10 coming up out of the water.; John 3: 23 baptizing... because there was much water there.; Acts 8: 38 went down both into the water.; Rom. 6: 4 buried with him by baptism.; Col. 2: 12 Buried with him in baptism.; Mosiah 18: 14 (Mosiah 18: 14-16) were buried in the water.; 3 Ne. 11: 26 (3 Ne. 11: 22-26)immerse them in the water.; 3 Ne. 19: 11 (3 Ne. 19: 11-13) went down into the water and was baptized.; 3 Ne. 19: 13 had come upout of the water.; D&C 20: 74 (D&C 20: 72-74)immerse him or her in the water.; D&C 76: 51 baptized... being buried in the water.; D&C 128: 12 baptism by water, to be immersed.; Moses 6: 64 laid under the water.; A of F 4 Baptism by immersion.

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Baptism, Qualifications for

Matt. 3: 8(Luke 3: 7-8) Bring forth therefore fruits meet for repentance.; Mark 1: 5 baptized... in the river... confessing.; Mark 16: 16 He that believeth and is baptized.; Acts 2: 38 Repent, and be baptized.; Acts 2: 41 they that gladly received his word were baptized.; Acts 8: 37 If thou believest with all thine heart.; Acts 16: 31 Believe on the Lord Jesus Christ.; Acts 19: 4 the baptism of repentance.; 2 Ne. 9: 23 be baptized... having perfect faith.; 2 Ne. 31: 7 witnesseth... he would be obedient.; Mosiah 18: 10 witness... ye have entered into a covenant.; Mosiah 21: 35 baptized as a witness... willing to serve God.; Mosiah 26: 22 whosoever is baptized... shall believe in my name.; Alma 6: 2 who repented of their sins.; Alma 7: 14 must repent, and be born again.; Alma 19: 35 as many as did believe were baptized.; 3 Ne. 11: 23 whoso repenteth... and desireth to be baptized.; 3 Ne. 11: 38 become as a little child.; Morm. 9: 29 See that ye are not baptized unworthily.; Moro. 6: 2 came forth with a broken heart and a contrite spirit.; Moro. 6: 3 took upon them the name of Christ, having a determination to serve.; D&C 20: 37 who humble themselves... and desire to be baptized.; D&C 20: 71 arrived unto the years of accountability.; D&C 68: 27 children shall be baptized... when eight years old.; D&C 76: 51 received the testimony of Jesus, and believed on his name.; Moses 6: 57 all men... must repent.

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Bar-Jesus

(see BD Bar-Jesus)

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Bar-Jona

(see BD Bar-Jona)

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Barabbas

(see BD Barabbas)

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Barak

(see BD Barak)

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Bare

Isa. 52: 10(1 Ne. 22: 10; D&C 133: 3 ) Lord hath made bare his holy arm.

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Barn

Prov. 3: 10 So shall thy barns be filled with plenty.; Joel 1: 17 the barns are broken down.; Matt. 6: 26 (Luke 12: 24; 3 Ne. 13: 26 ) neither... reap, nor gather into barns.; Matt. 13: 30 gather the wheat into my barn.; Luke 12: 18 I will pull down my barns, and build greater.; D&C 59: 17 raiment, or for houses, or for barns.

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Barnabas

(see BD Barnabas)

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Barren, Barrenness

Gen. 11: 30 Sarai was barren.; Gen. 25: 21 Isaac intreated the Lord for his wife, because she was barren.; Gen. 29: 31 Rachel was barren.; Ex. 23: 26 There shall nothing... be barren, in the land.; Deut. 7: 14 not be male or female barren.; Judg. 13: 3 thou art barren.; 1 Sam. 1: 2 Hannah had no children.; 1 Sam. 2: 5 the barren hath born seven.; 2 Kgs. 2: 21 there shall not be... barren land.; Ps. 113: 9 barren woman... to be a joyful mother.; Isa. 54: 1 Sing, O barren, thou that didst not bear.; Luke 1: 7 they had no child, because that Elisabeth was barren.; Luke 23: 29 Blessed are the barren.; Gal. 4: 27 Rejoice, thou barren that bearest not.; 2 Pet. 1: 8 neither be barren... in the knowledge of our Lord.; Alma 32: 39 because your ground is barren... ye cannot have the fruit thereof.; D&C 133: 29 in the barren deserts there shall come forth pools.; Moses 7: 8 barrenness thereof shall go forth.

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Bartholomew

(see BD Bartholomew)

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Bartimaeus

(see BD Bartimaeus)

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Baruch

(see BD Baruch)

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Base

(see also Abominable; Vile; Wickedness )

Isa. 3: 5(2 Ne. 13: 15) behave himself proudly... the base against the honourable.; Ezek. 17: 14 That the kingdom might be base.; Dan. 4: 17 setteth up over it the basest of men.; Acts 17: 5 took... certain lewd fellows of the baser sort.; 1 Cor. 1: 28 base things of the world... hath God chosen.

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Bashan

(see BD Bashan)

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Basket

Matt. 14: 20(Mark 6: 43; Luke 9: 17; John 6: 13 ) fragments that remained twelve baskets full.; Matt. 15: 37 (Mark 8: 8) meat that was left seven baskets full.; Matt. 16: 9 (Mark 8: 19) Do ye not yet understand... how many baskets ye took up.; Acts 9: 25 (2 Cor. 11: 33) let him down by the wall in a basket.

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Bastard

Deut. 23: 2 bastard shall not enter into the congregation.; Heb. 12: 8 then are ye bastards, and not sons.

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Bathsheba

(see BD Bathsheba)

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Battle

(see also Fight; God to Fight Our Battles; Strife; War )

Deut. 20: 1 goest out to battle against thine enemies.; 1 Sam. 4: 1 Israel went out against the Philistines to battle.; 1 Sam. 17: 47 battle is the Lord’s.; 1 Sam. 18: 17 be thou valiant... and fight the Lord’s battles.; 2 Sam. 11: 1 (1 Chr. 20: 1) time when kings go forth to battle.; 2 Chr. 20: 15 battle is not yours, but God’s.; Eccl. 9: 11 race is not to the swift, nor the battle to the strong.; Jer. 50: 22 sound of battle is in the land.; Zech. 14: 2 gather all nations against Jerusalem to battle.; 1 Cor. 14: 8 who shall prepare himself to the battle.; Rev. 16: 14 gather them to the battle of that great day.; Rev. 20: 8 Gog and Magog, to gather them together to battle.; Ether 15: 19 Satan... went again to battle.

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Beam

Judg. 16: 14 went away with the pin of the beam.; 1 Sam. 17: 7 staff of his spear was like a weaver’s beam.; Matt. 7: 3 (Luke 6: 41; 3 Ne. 14: 3 )beam that is in thine own eye.

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Bear [noun]

1 Sam. 17: 34 came a lion, and a bear, and took a lamb.; 2 Sam. 17: 8 chafed... as a bear robbed of her whelps.; 2 Kgs. 2: 24 came forth two she bears out of the wood.; Prov. 17: 12 bear robbed of her whelps meet a man.; Prov. 28: 15 As a roaring lion, and a ranging bear: so is a wicked ruler.; Isa. 11: 7 (2 Ne. 21: 7) cow and the bear shall feed.; Dan. 7: 5 another beast, a second, like to a bear.; Hosea 13: 8 meet them as a bear that is bereaved.; Amos 5: 19 flee from a lion, and a bear met him.; Rev. 13: 2 his feet were as the feet of a bear.

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Bear, Bare, Born, Borne [verb]

(see also Carry; Endure )

Gen. 13: 6 land was not able to bear them.; Gen. 17: 17 Sarah, that is ninety years old, bear.; Gen. 21: 7 I have born him a son in his old age.; Ex. 20: 16 (Deut. 5: 20; Matt. 19: 18; Mark 10: 19; Luke 18: 20; Rom. 13: 9 ) shalt not bear false witness.; Ex. 28: 38 Aaron may bear the iniquity.; Lev. 16: 22 goat shall bear... all their iniquities.; Num. 14: 33 children shall... bear your whoredoms.; Num. 18: 1 thy sons and thy father’s house... shall bear the iniquity.; Deut. 1: 9 I am not able to bear you myself alone.; Deut. 1: 31 thy God bare thee, as a man doth bear his son.; Ps. 75: 3 earth... I bear up the pillars of it.; Ps. 91: 12 (Matt. 4: 6; Luke 4: 11 ) They shall bear thee up in their hands.; Prov. 18: 14 wounded spirit who can bear.; Isa. 46: 7 They bear him upon the shoulder.; Isa. 53: 4 (Mosiah 14: 4) Surely he hath borne our griefs.; Isa. 53: 11 (Mosiah 14: 11) he shall bear their iniquities.; Isa. 53: 12 (Mosiah 14: 2) he bare the sin of many, and made intercession.; Jer. 44: 22 Lord could no longer bear, because of the evil.; Ezek. 16: 54 That thou mayest bear thine own shame.; Ezek. 18: 20 son shall not bear the iniquity of the father.; Matt. 27: 32 (Mark 15: 21; Luke 23: 26 ) Simon... they compelled to bear his cross.; Luke 14: 27 whosoever doth not bear his cross.; John 16: 12 many things to say... but ye cannot bear them now.; John 19: 17 he bearing his cross went forth into a place.; Acts 9: 15 bear my name before the Gentiles.; Rom. 15: 1 strong ought to bear the infirmities of the weak.; 1 Cor. 10: 13 temptation... make a way... that ye may be able to bear it.; 1 Cor. 13: 7 Beareth all things, believeth all things.; Gal. 6: 2 Bear ye one another’s burdens.; Gal. 6: 17 I bear in my body the marks of the Lord Jesus.; Heb. 9: 28 Christ was once offered to bear the sins of many.; Heb. 13: 13 Let us go forth... unto him without the camp, bearing his reproach.; 1 Pet. 2: 24 bare our sins in his own body on the tree.; Rev. 2: 2 thou canst not bear them which are evil.; Mosiah 18: 8 willing to bear one another’s burdens.; Alma 26: 27 bear with patience thine afflictions.; Alma 31: 33 strength, that they may bear their afflictions.; 3 Ne. 28: 11 Holy Ghost beareth record of the Father and me.; D&C 38: 42 (D&C 133: 5) Be ye clean that bear the vessels of the Lord.; D&C 42: 17 Comforter... beareth record of the Father.; D&C 42: 52 thou shalt bear their infirmities.; D&C 50: 40 (D&C 78: 18) ye cannot bear all things now.; D&C 76: 41 to bear the sins of the world.; D&C 93: 11 John, bear record that I beheld his glory.; D&C 98: 23 smite you... and ye bear it patiently.; D&C 136: 31 he that will not bear chastisement is not worthy.; Abr. 2: 9 they shall bear this ministry and Priesthood unto all nations.

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Beard

Lev. 19: 27 neither shalt thou mar the corners of thy beard.; 2 Sam. 10: 4 shaved off the one half of their beards.

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Beast

(see also Symbolism)

Gen. 1: 24 Let the earth bring forth... beast of the earth after his kind.; Gen. 2: 19 (Moses 3: 19) God formed every beast of the field.; Gen. 7: 2 Of every clean beast thou shalt take.; Gen. 37: 20 (Gen. 37: 33) some evil beast hath devoured him.; Ex. 22: 19 (Lev. 20: 15; Deut. 27: 21 ) Whosoever lieth with a beast shall... be put to death.; Lev. 11: 2 (Deut. 14: 4) These are the beasts which ye shall eat.; Lev. 18: 23 Neither shalt thou lie with any beast.; Ps. 73: 22 ignorant: I was as a beast before thee.; Prov. 12: 10 righteous man regardeth the life of his beast.; Eccl. 3: 18 they might see that they themselves are beasts.; Eccl. 3: 19 man hath no preeminence above a beast.; Jer. 12: 9 assemble all the beasts of the field.; Dan. 4: 25 dwelling shall be with the beasts of the field.; Dan. 7: 3 four great beasts came up from the sea.; Joel 2: 22 Be not afraid, ye beasts of the field.; Luke 10: 34 set him on his own beast.; Acts 10: 12 (Acts 11: 6) Wherein were all manner of fourfooted beasts.; 1 Cor. 15: 32 If... I have fought with beasts.; Titus 1: 12 Cretians are alway liars, evil beasts.; James 3: 7 every kind of beasts... tamed of mankind.; 2 Pet. 2: 12 as natural brute beasts, made to be taken and destroyed.; Jude 1: 10 what they know naturally, as brute beasts.; Rev. 4: 6 round about the throne, were four beasts.; Rev. 11: 7 (Rev. 17: 8)beast... ascendeth out of the bottomless pit.; Rev. 13: 1 beast rise up out of the sea.; Rev. 13: 11 beast coming up out of the earth.; Rev. 15: 2 victory over the beast.; Rev. 19: 4 four beasts fell down and worshipped God.; Rev. 19: 20 beast was taken, and... the false prophet.; D&C 77: 2 What are we to understand by the four beasts.

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Beat

Prov. 23: 14 beat him with the rod.; Isa. 2: 4 (Joel 3: 10; Micah 4: 3; 2 Ne. 12: 4 )beat their swords into plowshares.; Isa. 3: 15 What mean ye that ye beat my people.; Micah 4: 13 (3 Ne. 20: 19) thou shalt beat in pieces many people.; Matt. 7: 25 (3 Ne. 14: 25; D&C 90: 5 ) winds... beat upon that house.; Matt. 21: 35 (Mark 12: 3; Luke 20: 10 ) took his servants, and beat one.; Mark 13: 9 in the synagogues ye shall be beaten.; Luke 12: 47 servant, which knew... and prepared not... shall be beaten.; 1 Cor. 9: 26 so fight I, not as one that beateth the air.; 2 Cor. 11: 25 Thrice was I beaten with rods.; 2 Ne. 28: 8 God will beat us with a few stripes.

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Beatitudes

(see Meekness; Mercy; Mourning; Peacemakers; Perfection; Persecution; Poor in Spirit; Purity; Righteousness; BD Beatitudes )

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Beauty

Gen. 29: 17 Rachel was beautiful and well favoured.; Ex. 28: 2 (Ex. 28: 2-40) garments... for glory and for beauty.; 1 Sam. 16: 12 ruddy... of a beautiful countenance.; 1 Chr. 16: 29 (Ps. 29: 2) worship... in the beauty of holiness.; 2 Chr. 3: 6 garnished... with precious stones for beauty.; Ezra 7: 27 beautify the house of the Lord.; Esth. 2: 7 Esther... was fair and beautiful.; Ps. 27: 4 behold the beauty of the Lord.; Ps. 48: 2 Beautiful for situation... is mount Zion.; Ps. 50: 2 Out of Zion, the perfection of beauty.; Ps. 90: 17 beauty of the Lord... be upon us.; Ps. 149: 4 he will beautify the meek with salvation.; Prov. 20: 29 beauty of old men is the gray head.; Prov. 31: 30 beauty is vain.; Eccl. 3: 11 He hath made every thing beautiful.; Isa. 4: 2 branch of the Lord be beautiful.; Isa. 33: 17 eyes shall see the king in his beauty.; Isa. 52: 7 How beautiful upon the mountains are the feet of him that bringeth good tidings.; Isa. 53: 2 (Mosiah 14: 2) no beauty that we should desire him.; Isa. 60: 13 to beautify the place of my sanctuary.; Isa. 61: 3 give unto them beauty for ashes.; Isa. 64: 11 (Isa. 64: 9-12) Our holy and our beautiful house.; Matt. 23: 27 whited sepulchres... appear beautiful outward.; 1 Ne. 11: 8 beheld a tree... exceeding of all beauty.; D&C 42: 40 garments... their beauty the beauty of the work of thine own hands.; D&C 82: 14 Zion must increase in beauty.; D&C 137: 2 (D&C 137: 1-4) transcendent beauty of the gate.; JS-H 1: 14 morning of a beautiful, clear day.

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Bed

Ps. 4: 4 commune with your own heart upon your bed.; Ps. 139: 8 if I make my bed in hell... thou art there.; Isa. 28: 20 bed is shorter than that a man can stretch.; Matt. 9: 6 (Mark 2: 11) Arise, take up thy bed, and go.; Mark 4: 21 (Luke 8: 16) Is a candle... put under a bushel, or under a bed.; Luke 11: 7 my children are with me in bed.; Luke 17: 34 there shall be two men in one bed.; Acts 9: 33 Aeneas, which had kept his bed eight years.; Heb. 13: 4 Marriage is honourable... the bed undefiled.; Rev. 2: 22 I will cast her into a bed.; Abr. 1: 13 It was made after the form of a bedstead.

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Bee

Deut. 1: 44 and the Amorites... chased you, as bees do.; Judg. 14: 8 a swarm of bees and honey in the carcase.; Isa. 7: 18 bee that is in the land of Assyria.; Ether 2: 3 deseret, which, by interpretation, is a honey bee.

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Beelzebub

(see BD Beelzebub)

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Beersheba

(see BD Beersheba)

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Beg

(see also Ask; Beseech; Intreat; Petition; Request )

Ps. 37: 25 his seed begging bread.; Prov. 20: 4 therefore shall he beg in harvest.; Matt. 27: 58 (Luke 23: 52) He... begged the body of Jesus.; Mark 10: 46 (Luke 18: 35) sat by the highway side begging.; Luke 16: 3 What shall I do?... to beg I am ashamed.; John 9: 8 Is not this he that sat and begged.

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Beget, Begat, Begotten

Ps. 2: 7(Acts 13: 33; Heb. 1: 5; Heb. 5: 5 ) this day have I begotten thee.; John 1: 14 glory as of the only begotten of the Father.; John 3: 16 God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son.; 1 Cor. 4: 15 I have begotten you through the gospel.; Philem. 1: 10 Onesimus, whom I have begotten in my bonds.; James 1: 18 begat he us with the word of truth.; 1 Pet. 1: 3 hath begotten us again unto a lively hope.; 1 Jn. 5: 1 every one that loveth him that begat loveth him... that is begotten of him.; 1 Jn. 5: 18 he that is begotten of God keepeth himself.; Rev. 1: 5 Jesus Christ... the first begotten of the dead.; D&C 76: 23 (D&C 76: 23-24) the Only Begotten of the Father.

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Begin, Begun

1 Sam. 3: 12 when I begin, I will also make an end.; 1 Pet. 4: 17 judgment must begin at the house of God.

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Beginning

(see also Creation; First )

Gen. 1: 1(Moses 2: 1; D&C 112: 25 ) In the beginning God created.; Ex. 12: 2 This month shall be... the beginning of months.; Prov. 1: 7 fear of the Lord is the beginning of knowledge.; Eccl. 7: 8 Better is the end of a thing than the beginning.; Matt. 19: 8 (Mark 10: 6) from the beginning it was not so.; Matt. 24: 8 (Mark 13: 8) these are the beginning of sorrows.; Mark 1: 1 The beginning of the gospel of Jesus Christ.; John 1: 1 In the beginning was the Word.; John 2: 11 This beginning of miracles did Jesus in Cana.; John 6: 64 Jesus knew from the beginning who they were.; John 15: 27 because ye have been with me from the beginning.; Col. 1: 18 he... is the beginning, the firstborn from the dead.; 2 Thes. 2: 13 God hath from the beginning chosen you to salvation.; Heb. 7: 3 having neither beginning of days, nor end of life.; 2 Pet. 2: 20 the latter end is worse with them than the beginning.; 1 Jn. 1: 1 (1 Jn. 2: 24) That which was from the beginning.; 2 Jn. 1: 6 as ye have heard from the beginning, ye should walk in it.; Rev. 1: 8 (Rev. 21: 6; Rev. 22: 13 ) I am... the beginning and the ending.; Rev. 3: 14 Amen... the beginning of the creation of God.; Rev. 22: 13 beginning and the end, the first and the last.; 3 Ne. 9: 15 (D&C 93: 21) I was with the Father from the beginning.; D&C 29: 33 my works have no end, neither beginning.; D&C 38: 1 Alpha and Omega, the beginning and the end.; D&C 76: 13 Son, who was in the bosom of the Father... from the beginning.; D&C 84: 17 without beginning of days or end of years.; D&C 93: 29 Man was... in the beginning with God.; Moses 2: 26 mine Only Begotten... was with me from the beginning.

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Beguile

Gen. 3: 13(Moses 4: 6, 19) serpent beguiled me, and I did eat.; Josh. 9: 22 Wherefore have ye beguiled us.; 2 Cor. 11: 3 serpent beguiled Eve through his subtilty.; Col. 2: 4 lest any man should beguile you with enticing words.; Col. 2: 18 Let no man beguile you of your reward.; 2 Pet. 2: 14 Having eyes full of adultery... beguiling unstable souls.; 2 Ne. 9: 9 (Mosiah 16: 3; Ether 8: 25 ) that being who beguiled our first parents.

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Behave

Isa. 3: 5(2 Ne. 13: 5) child shall behave himself proudly.; Micah 3: 4 behaved themselves ill in their doings.; 1 Cor. 13: 5 Doth not behave itself unseemly.

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Behead

Matt. 14: 10(Mark 6: 27) he sent, and beheaded John in the prison.; Mark 6: 16 John, whom I beheaded: he is risen.; Luke 9: 9 John have I beheaded, but who is this.; Rev. 20: 4 beheaded for the witness of Jesus.

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Behemoth

(see BD Behemoth)

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Behold, Beheld

(see also Look; Observe; See )

Num. 21: 9 when he beheld the serpent of brass, he lived.; Job 19: 27 mine eyes shall behold, and not another.; Ps. 27: 4 behold the beauty of the Lord.; Ps. 33: 13 beholdeth all the sons of men.; Ps. 46: 8 behold the works of the Lord.; Ps. 66: 7 eyes behold the nations.; Prov. 15: 3 in every place, beholding the evil and the good.; Mark 16: 6 behold the place where they laid him.; Luke 10: 18 I beheld Satan as lightning fall from heaven.; John 1: 14 we beheld his glory.; John 1: 29 Behold the Lamb of God, which taketh away the sin.; John 17: 24 that they may behold my glory.; John 19: 5 Pilate saith... Behold the man.; John 19: 14 saith unto the Jews, Behold your King.; John 19: 26, Woman, behold thy son.; Acts 1: 9 while they beheld, he was taken up.; 2 Cor. 3: 7 children of Israel could not stedfastly behold the face of Moses.; 2 Cor. 3: 18 beholding as in a glass the glory of the Lord.; 2 Ne. 2: 4 thou hast beheld in thy youth his glory.; 3 Ne. 11: 7 Behold my Beloved Son.; D&C 6: 37 Behold the wounds which pierced my side.; D&C 45: 18 behold this temple which is in Jerusalem.; D&C 84: 23 might behold the face of God.; D&C 93: 11 I beheld his glory.; Moses 1: 5 no man can behold all my glory.; Moses 1: 8 Moses beheld the world.; Moses 1: 11 mine own eyes have beheld God.; Moses 7: 23 Enoch beheld, and lo, all the nations of the earth.; Moses 7: 59 Enoch beheld the Son of Man.

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Being

Acts 17: 28 in him we live... and have our being.

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Belial

(see BD Belial)

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Believe

(see also Assurance; Baptism, Qualifications for; Confidence; Faith; Trust; Trust in God; Unbelief, Unbelievers )

Gen. 15: 6 he believed in the Lord.; Ex. 4: 1 Moses answered... they will not believe me, nor hearken.; Ex. 4: 31 people believed... and worshipped.; Ex. 14: 31 people... believed the Lord, and his servant Moses.; Num. 14: 11 how long will it be ere they believe me.; Num. 20: 12 ye believed me not, to sanctify me.; Deut. 1: 32 Yet in this thing ye did not believe the Lord.; 2 Kgs. 17: 14 their fathers, that did not believe in the Lord.; 2 Chr. 20: 20 Believe in the Lord your God... believe his prophets.; Ps. 27: 13 I had fainted, unless I had believed.; Ps. 78: 22 Because they believed not in God.; Ps. 116: 10 (2 Cor. 4: 13) I believed, therefore have I spoken.; Prov. 14: 15 The simple believeth every word.; Isa. 28: 16 (Rom. 9: 33; Rom. 10: 11; 1 Pet. 2: 6 ) he that believeth shall not make haste.; Isa. 43: 10 ye may know and believe me.; Isa. 53: 1 (John 12: 38; Rom. 10: 16; Mosiah 14: 1 ) Who hath believed our report.; Jer. 12: 6 believe them not, though they speak fair words.; Dan. 6: 23 no... hurt... because he believed in his God.; Jonah 3: 5 people of Nineveh believed God.; Hab. 1: 5 (Acts 13: 41) work... which ye will not believe.; Matt. 8: 13 as thou hast believed, so be it done.; Matt. 9: 28 Believe ye that I am able to do this.; Matt. 21: 22 (Mark 11: 24) ask in prayer, believing, ye shall receive.; Matt. 21: 25 (Mark 11: 31; Luke 20: 5 ) Why did ye not then believe him.; Matt. 21: 32 ye believed him not, but the publicans... believed him.; Matt. 24: 23 (Mark 13: 21; JS-M 1: 21 ) here is Christ, or there, believe it not.; Matt. 27: 42 (Mark 15: 32) come down from the cross... we will believe.; Mark 1: 15 repent ye, and believe the gospel.; Mark 5: 36 Be not afraid, only believe.; Mark 9: 23 all things are possible to him that believeth.; Mark 9: 24 Lord, I believe: help thou mine unbelief.; Mark 11: 24 when ye pray, believe that ye receive.; Mark 16: 16 he that believeth and is baptized shall be saved.; Luke 1: 1 things which are most surely believed among us.; Luke 1: 20 shalt be dumb... because thou believest not my words.; Luke 8: 12 lest they should believe and be saved.; Luke 8: 50 believe only, and she shall be made whole.; Luke 22: 67 If I tell you, ye will not believe.; Luke 24: 11 idle tales, and they believed them not.; Luke 24: 25 O fools, and slow of heart to believe.; John 1: 7 all men through him might believe.; John 1: 12 even to them that believe on his name.; John 2: 11 his disciples believed on him.; John 2: 22 they believed the scripture, and the word.; John 2: 23 many believed in his name.; John 3: 12 earthly things... ye believe not, how shall ye believe, if I tell you of heavenly things.; John 3: 16 whosoever believeth in him should not perish.; John 3: 18 He that believeth on him is not condemned.; John 3: 36 He that believeth on the Son hath everlasting life.; John 4: 42 Now we believe, not because of thy saying.; John 4: 48 Except ye see signs and wonders, ye will not believe.; John 4: 53 himself believed, and his whole house.; John 5: 24 believeth on him that sent me, hath everlasting life.; John 5: 46 had ye believed Moses, ye would have believed me.; John 6: 29 This is the work of God, that ye believe on him.; John 6: 64 there are some of you that believe not.; John 6: 69 we believe and are sure that thou art that Christ.; John 7: 5 neither did his brethren believe in him.; John 7: 31 many of the people believed on him.; John 7: 48 Have any of the rulers or... Pharisees believed on him.; John 8: 24 if ye believe not that I am he, ye shall die in your sins.; John 8: 30 as he spake these words, many believed.; John 8: 45 because I tell you the truth, ye believe me not.; John 9: 35 Dost thou believe on the Son of God.; John 10: 25 I told you, and ye believed not.; John 10: 26 ye believe not, because ye are not of my sheep.; John 10: 38 though ye believe not me, believe the works.; John 11: 15 glad... I was not there, to the intent ye may believe.; John 11: 25 he that believeth in me, though he were dead.; John 11: 27 I believe that thou art the Christ.; John 11: 45 many of the Jews which came to Mary... believed on him.; John 11: 48 If we let him thus alone, all men will believe.; John 12: 11 many of the Jews went away, and believed on Jesus.; John 12: 36 While ye have light, believe in the light.; John 12: 37 had done so many miracles... yet they believed not.; John 12: 42 among the chief rulers also many believed on him.; John 12: 44 He that believeth on me, believeth not on me, but on him that sent me.; John 12: 47 if any man... believe not, I judge him not.; John 13: 19 when it is come to pass, ye may believe that I am he.; John 14: 1 ye believe in God, believe also in me.; John 14: 12 He that believeth on me, the works that I do shall he do.; John 16: 9 Of sin, because they believe not on me.; John 16: 27 have believed that I came out from God.; John 17: 8 they have believed that thou didst send me.; John 17: 20 pray... for them also which shall believe on me.; John 17: 21 that the world may believe that thou hast sent me.; John 19: 35 he saith true, that ye might believe.; John 20: 8 that other disciple... saw, and believed.; John 20: 25 Except I shall see... I will not believe.; John 20: 27 be not faithless, but believing.; John 20: 29 because thou hast seen me, thou hast believed.; John 20: 31 these are written, that ye might believe.; Acts 4: 4 many of them which heard the word believed.; Acts 8: 37 I believe that Jesus Christ is the Son.; Acts 10: 43 believeth in him shall receive remission of sins.; Acts 13: 39 by him all that believe are justified.; Acts 13: 48 as many as were ordained to eternal life believed.; Acts 14: 1 multitude... of the Jews and... Greeks believed.; Acts 15: 5 rose up certain... Pharisees which believed.; Acts 16: 1 certain woman, which was a Jewess, and believed.; Acts 18: 8 Crispus... believed on the Lord with all his house.; Acts 21: 20 many thousands of Jews there are which believe.; Acts 24: 14 believing all things which are written in the law.; Acts 26: 27 King Agrippa, believest thou the prophets.; Acts 27: 25 I believe God, that it shall be even as it was told me.; Rom. 1: 16 unto salvation to every one that believeth.; Rom. 3: 26 justifier of him which believeth in Jesus.; Rom. 4: 3 (Gen. 15: 6; Gal. 3: 6; James 2: 23 ) Abraham believed God.; Rom. 4: 18 Who against hope believed in hope.; Rom. 9: 33 (Rom. 10: 11)believeth on him shall not be ashamed.; Rom. 10: 9 believe in thine heart that God... raised him.; Rom. 10: 14 call on him in whom they have not believed.; Rom. 10: 16 Lord, who hath believed our report.; Rom. 11: 30 ye in times past have not believed God.; 1 Cor. 13: 7 believeth all things, hopeth all things.; 1 Cor. 14: 24 if all prophesy, and there come in one that believeth not.; 2 Cor. 4: 4 god of this world hath blinded the minds of them which believe not.; 2 Cor. 6: 15 what part hath he that believeth with an infidel.; Gal. 3: 22 promise... might be given to them that believe.; Eph. 1: 13 after that ye believed, ye were sealed.; Eph. 1: 19 greatness of his power to us-ward who believe.; Philip. 1: 29 not only to believe on him, but also to suffer.; 2 Thes. 2: 12 all might be damned who believed not the truth.; 1 Tim. 3: 16 God was manifest in the flesh... believed on in the world.; 1 Tim. 4: 10 Saviour of all men, specially of those that believe.; 2 Tim. 1: 12 I know whom I have believed, and am persuaded.; Heb. 4: 3 we which have believed do enter into rest.; Heb. 11: 6 he that cometh to God must believe.; James 2: 19 believest that there is one God... devils also believe.; 1 Pet. 1: 8 ye see him not, yet believing.; 1 Pet. 1: 21 Who by him do believe in God, that raised him up.; 1 Jn. 3: 23 we should believe on the name of his Son.; 1 Jn. 4: 1 believe not every spirit, but try the spirits.; 1 Jn. 4: 16 we have known and believed the love that God hath.; 1 Jn. 5: 10 that believeth on the Son of God hath the witness.; 1 Jn. 5: 13 unto you that believe on the name of the Son.; Jude 1: 5 Lord... afterward destroyed them that believed not.; 1 Ne. 2: 13 Neither did they believe that Jerusalem... could be destroyed.; 2 Ne. 33: 10 if ye shall believe in Christ ye will believe in these.; Mosiah 4: 10 if you believe all these things see that ye do them.; Mosiah 26: 22 whosoever is baptized... shall believe in my name.; Alma 4: 8 began to persecute those that did not believe.; Alma 11: 40 transgressions of those who believe on his name.; Alma 17: 29 lead them to believe in my words.; Alma 19: 35 as many as did believe were baptized.; Alma 24: 19 Lamanites were... brought to believe... were firm.; Alma 30: 7 there was no law against a man’s belief.; Alma 30: 42 thou believest, but thou art possessed.; Alma 32: 18 if a man knoweth a thing he hath no cause to believe.; Hel. 14: 13 if ye believe on his name ye will repent.; 3 Ne. 11: 35 whoso believeth in me believeth in the Father.; 3 Ne. 12: 2 more blessed are they who shall believe in your words.; 3 Ne. 20: 31 they shall believe in me, that I am Jesus Christ.; Morm. 3: 21 that ye may believe the gospel of Jesus Christ.; Morm. 7: 5 believe in Jesus Christ.; Ether 3: 15 never has man believed in me as thou hast.; D&C 3: 20 that they may believe the gospel.; D&C 5: 7 if they will not believe my words, they would not believe you.; D&C 5: 16 whosoever believeth on my words, them will I visit.; D&C 11: 30 (D&C 45: 5; D&C 49: 12 ) even to them that believe on my name.; D&C 14: 8 in faith believing, you shall receive the Holy Ghost.; D&C 20: 29 all men must repent and believe on the name of Jesus Christ.; D&C 35: 8 show... wonders, unto all those who believe.; D&C 45: 8 unto them that believed... gave I power.; D&C 46: 14 to others it is given to believe on their words.; D&C 67: 3 Ye endeavored to believe that ye should receive.; D&C 133: 71 ye believed not my servants.; D&C 134: 7 in the free exercise of their religious belief.; Moses 5: 13 Satan... commanded... Believe it not, and they believed it not.; Moses 5: 15 believed... should be saved;... believed not... damned.; Moses 5: 57 they would not hearken... nor believe.; Moses 8: 24 Believe and repent... and be baptized.

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Belly

Gen. 3: 14(Moses 4: 20) upon thy belly shalt thou go.; Judg. 3: 21 took the dagger... and thrust it into his belly.; Job 32: 19 my belly is as wine which hath no vent.; Jonah 1: 17 Jonah was in the belly of the fish three days.; Jonah 2: 2 out of the belly of hell cried I.; Matt. 12: 40 Jonah... in the whale’s belly.; Matt. 15: 17 (Mark 7: 19) whatsoever entereth... the mouth goeth into the belly.; John 7: 38 out of his belly shall flow rivers of living water.; Rom. 16: 18 serve not our Lord... but their own belly.; 1 Cor. 6: 13 Meats for the belly, and the belly for meats.; Philip. 3: 19 whose God is their belly.; Rev. 10: 9 it shall make thy belly bitter.; D&C 89: 7 (D&C 89: 8-9) strong drinks are not for the belly.

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Beloved

Deut. 21: 15 two wives, one beloved, and another hated.; Deut. 33: 12 beloved of the Lord shall dwell in safety.; Prov. 4: 3 only beloved in the sight of my mother.; Matt. 3: 17 (Matt. 17: 5; Mark 1: 11; Mark 9: 7; Luke 3: 22; Luke 9: 35; 2 Pet. 1: 17; D&C 93: 14-17 ) This is my beloved Son.; Matt. 12: 18 my beloved, in whom my soul is well pleased.; Rom. 9: 25 I will call... her beloved, which was not beloved.; Rom. 11: 28 as touching the election, they are beloved.; Eph. 1: 6 wherein he hath made us accepted in the beloved.; James 1: 16 do not err, my beloved brethren.; 3 Ne. 11: 7 Behold my Beloved Son.; D&C 7: 1 John, my beloved, what desirest thou.; JS-H 1: 17 This is My Beloved Son, Hear Him.

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Belshazzar

(see BD Belshazzar)

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Benefit

(see also Blessing; Gift )

Ps. 68: 19 the Lord, who daily loadeth us with benefits.; 2 Cor. 1: 15 to come... that ye might have a second benefit.; 1 Tim. 6: 2 faithful and beloved, partakers of the benefit.; Philem. 1: 14 thy benefit should not be... of necessity, but willingly.; Mosiah 8: 18 he becometh a great benefit to his fellow beings.; D&C 59: 18 all things... made for the benefit and the use of man.; D&C 70: 8 benefits shall be consecrated unto the inhabitants of Zion.

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Benevolence

(see also Charity; Compassion; Give; Grace; Kindness )

Josh. 2: 12 I have shewed you kindness.; 1 Sam. 24: 10 mine eye spared thee.; 1 Sam. 26: 23 not stretch forth mine hand against.; Jonah 4: 11 should not I spare Nineveh.; Matt. 5: 44 (3 Ne. 12: 43-48) do good to them that hate you.; Luke 10: 33 Samaritan... had compassion.; Luke 15: 20 his father... had compassion.; Luke 23: 34 Father, forgive them.; John 8: 11 Neither do I condemn thee.; Acts 3: 6 such as I have give I thee.; 1 Cor. 7: 3 husband render unto the wife due benevolence.; 1 Cor. 13: 4 charity suffereth long, and is kind.; Eph. 4: 32 (Eph. 4: 29-32) be ye kind one to another.; James 1: 5 God, that giveth to all men liberally.; James 1: 27 Pure religion... To visit the fatherless and widows.; 2 Ne. 11: 5 my soul delighteth in his grace.; Enos 1: 9 I began to feel a desire for the welfare of my brethren.; Mosiah 4: 26 ye should impart of your substance.; Alma 41: 14 do good continually.; D&C 4: 6 Remember... patience, brotherly kindness, godliness, charity.; D&C 38: 24 esteem his brother as himself.; D&C 64: 33 be not weary in well-doing.; D&C 121: 45 be full of charity towards all men.; A of F 13 We believe in being... benevolent.

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Benjamin

(see BD Benjamin)

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Bereave

(see also Death; Mourning; Sorrow )

Gen. 42: 36 me have ye bereaved of my children.; Eccl. 4: 8 For whom do I labour, and bereave my soul.; Jer. 18: 21 let their wives be bereaved of their children.; Ezek. 5: 17 evil beasts, and they shall bereave thee.

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Beseech, Besought

(see also Ask; Beg; Intreat; Petition; Plead; Request )

Gen. 42: 21 when he besought us, and we would not hear.; Ex. 32: 11 Moses besought the Lord.; Mal. 1: 9 beseech God that he will be gracious unto us.; Matt. 8: 5 came unto him a centurion, beseeching him.; Matt. 8: 31 (Mark 5: 12; Luke 8: 32 ) devils besought him.; Mark 1: 40 came a leper to him, beseeching him.; Mark 5: 23 besought him greatly, saying, My little daughter lieth.; Mark 7: 26 besought him that he would cast forth the devil.; Luke 7: 3 beseeching... that he would come and heal his servant.; Luke 9: 38 Master, I beseech thee, look upon my son.; John 4: 40 they besought him that he would tarry with them.; John 4: 47 besought him that he would come down, and heal his son.; 1 Cor. 4: 16 I beseech you, be ye followers of me.; 2 Cor. 6: 1 beseech you also that ye receive not... in vain.; 2 Cor. 12: 8 for this thing I besought the Lord thrice.; Gal. 4: 12 Brethren, I beseech you, be as I am.; Eph. 4: 1 beseech you that ye walk worthy of the vocation.; 1 Pet. 2: 11 I beseech you... abstain from fleshly lusts.

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Beset

Heb. 12: 1 sin which doth so easily beset us.; 2 Ne. 4: 18 sins which do so easily beset me.

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Beside

Isa. 43: 11(Hosea 13: 4; D&C 76: 1 )beside me there is no saviour.; Mark 3: 21 He is beside himself.; Acts 26: 24 Festus said... Paul, thou art beside thyself.; 2 Cor. 5: 13 whether we be beside ourselves it is to God.; Moses 1: 6 there is no God beside me.

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Best

1 Cor. 12: 31 covet earnestly the best gifts.; D&C 46: 8 seek ye earnestly the best gifts.; D&C 88: 118 (D&C 109: 7, 14) seek ye out of the best books words of wisdom.; D&C 135: 6 Book of Mormon... cost the best blood of the nineteenth century.

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Bestow

Ex. 32: 29 he may bestow upon you a blessing this day.; 1 Cor. 13: 3 though I bestow all my goods to feed the poor.; 1 Jn. 3: 1 what manner of love the Father hath bestowed.; D&C 33: 15 I will bestow the gift of the Holy Ghost.

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Bethabara

(see BD Bethabara)

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Bethany

(see BD Bethany)

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Bethel

(see BD Bethel)

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Bethesda

(see BD Bethesda)

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Bethlehem

(see BD Bethlehem)

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Bethsaida

(see BD Bethsaida)

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Betrayal of Jesus Christ

(see Jesus Christ, Betrayal of)

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Betroth

(see also Espouse; Marriage )

Ex. 21: 8 If she please not her master, who hath betrothed her.; Deut. 20: 7 what man is there that hath betrothed a wife.; Hosea 2: 19 betroth thee unto me for ever.

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Better

(see alsoGood; Well)

Gen. 29: 19 it is better that I give her to thee.; 1 Sam. 1: 8 am not I better to thee than ten sons.; Ps. 63: 3 thy loving kindness is better than life.; Ps. 84: 10 day in thy courts is better than a thousand.; Ps. 118: 8 it is better to trust in the Lord.; Prov. 8: 11 wisdom is better than rubies.; Prov. 15: 16 Better is little with the fear of the Lord than.; Prov. 16: 8 Better is a little with righteousness than.; Prov. 19: 22 poor man is better than a liar.; Eccl. 4: 9 Two are better than one.; Eccl. 7: 1 A good name is better than precious ointment.; Eccl. 7: 3 Sorrow is better than laughter.; Matt. 6: 26 fowls... Are ye not much better than they.; Matt. 12: 12 how much then is a man better than a sheep.; Philip. 1: 23 to be with Christ, which is far better.; Philip. 2: 3 let each esteem other better than themselves.; Heb. 1: 4 being made so much better than the angels.; Heb. 7: 22 was Jesus made a surety of a better testament.; Heb. 8: 6 mediator of a better covenant which was established upon better promises.; Heb. 9: 23 purified... the heavenly things themselves with better sacrifices than these.; Heb. 10: 34 ye have in heaven a better and an enduring substance.; Heb. 11: 16 desire a better country, that is, an heavenly.; Heb. 12: 24 blood of sprinkling, that speaketh better things than that of Abel.; 2 Pet. 2: 21 had been better for them not to have known.; 1 Ne. 4: 13 It is better that one man should perish.; D&C 25: 10 lay aside the things of this world, and seek for the things of a better.

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Beware

Ex. 23: 21 Beware of him, and obey his voice.; Deut. 6: 12 beware lest thou forget the Lord.; Matt. 7: 15 (3 Ne. 14: 15)Beware of false prophets.; Matt. 10: 17 beware of men: for they will deliver you up.; Matt. 16: 6 (Mark 8: 15; Luke 12: 1 )beware of the leaven.; Mark 12: 38 Beware of the scribes.; Luke 12: 15 beware of covetousness.; Philip. 3: 2 Beware of dogs, beware of evil workers.; Col. 2: 8 Beware lest any man spoil you through philosophy.; D&C 23: 1 (D&C 38: 39)beware of pride.; D&C 46: 8 beware lest ye are deceived.; D&C 63: 61 (D&C 63: 61-64) let all men beware how they take my name.

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Bible

(see also Scriptures, Preservation of; Scriptures, Study of; Scriptures, Value of; Scriptures, Writing of )

2 Ne. 29: 3(2 Ne. 29: 3-10) A Bible! A Bible! We have got.; D&C 42: 12 principles of my gospel... in the Bible and the Book of Mormon.; D&C 138: 6 I opened the Bible and read.; JS-H 1: 12 settling the question by an appeal to the Bible.; JS-H 1: 36 way it reads in our Bibles.; A of F 8 We believe the Bible to be the word of God.

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Bid

Josh. 11: 9 Joshua did unto them as the Lord bade him.; Matt. 14: 28 bid me come unto thee on the water.; Matt. 22: 9 as many as ye shall find, bid to the marriage.; Luke 14: 16 man made a great supper, and bade many.; Acts 11: 12 Spirit bade me go... nothing doubting.

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Bilhah

(see BD Bilhah)

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Bill

Deut. 24: 1(Mark 10: 4) write her a bill of divorcement.; Luke 16: 6 take thy bill, and sit down quickly.

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Bind, Bound

Gen. 44: 30 his life is bound up in the lad’s life.; Deut. 6: 8 thou shalt bind them for a sign.; Judg. 15: 13 they bound him with two new cords.; Ps. 147: 3 He healeth the broken in heart, and bindeth up their wounds.; Prov. 3: 3 mercy and truth... bind them about thy neck.; Prov. 6: 21 Bind them continually upon thine heart.; Prov. 7: 3 Bind them upon thy fingers.; Isa. 8: 16 (2 Ne. 18: 16)Bind up the testimony.; Isa. 30: 26 in the day that the Lord bindeth up the breach.; Isa. 61: 1 sent me to bind up the brokenhearted.; Ezek. 34: 16 bind up that which was broken.; Matt. 12: 29 (Mark 3: 27) except he first bind the strong man.; Matt. 16: 19 (Matt. 18: 18) shalt bind on earth shall be bound in heaven.; Matt. 22: 13 Bind him hand and foot.; Matt. 27: 2 (Mark 15: 1) when they had bound him, they led him away.; Mark 5: 3 no man could bind him, no, not with chains.; Luke 13: 16 whom Satan hath bound... eighteen years.; Acts 21: 11 took Paul’s girdle, and bound his own hands.; Acts 22: 4 I persecuted... binding and delivering into prisons.; Rev. 20: 2 Satan, and bound him a thousand years.; D&C 43: 9 bind yourselves to act in all holiness.; D&C 82: 10 Lord, am bound when ye do what I say.; D&C 84: 100 Satan is bound.; D&C 109: 46 seal up the law, and bind up the testimony.; D&C 124: 93 (D&C 127: 7; D&C 128: 8; D&C 132: 46 ) whatsoever he shall bind on earth.

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Bird

(see also Fowl)

Gen. 7: 14 every fowl after his kind, every bird of every sort.; Deut. 14: 11 of all clean birds ye shall eat.; Ps. 124: 7 soul is escaped as a bird out of the snare.; Prov. 6: 5 Deliver thyself... as a bird from the hand of the fowler.; Matt. 8: 20 (Luke 9: 58)birds of the air have nests.; Matt. 13: 32 that the birds of the air come and lodge.

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Birth

(see also Children; Family, Children, Responsibilities toward; Marriage, Motherhood )

Isa. 37: 3 children are come to the birth.; Isa. 66: 9 Shall I bring to the birth.; Matt. 1: 18 birth of Jesus Christ was on this wise.; Luke 1: 14 many shall rejoice at his birth.; Gal. 4: 19 of whom I travail in birth again.; 2 Ne. 26: 3 signs given unto my people of his birth.; Abr. 1: 21 king of Egypt... of the blood of the Canaanites by birth.

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Birth Control

(see also Family, Children, Responsibilities toward; Marriage, Motherhood )

Gen. 1: 28(Moses 2: 28) Be fruitful, and multiply, and replenish the earth.; Ex. 21: 22 If men... hurt a woman with child, so that her fruit depart.; Deut. 28: 11 Lord shall make thee plenteous.; Ps. 127: 3 children are an heritage of the Lord.; Jer. 1: 5 before thou camest forth out of the womb I sanctified.; 1 Tim. 2: 15 she shall be saved in childbearing.; 1 Ne. 7: 1 raise up seed unto the Lord.; D&C 132: 19 which glory shall be... a continuation of the seeds.

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Birth of Jesus Christ

(see Jesus Christ, Birth of)

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Birth of the Spirit

(see Holy Ghost, Baptism of; Spirit Creation )

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Birthright

(see also Inheritance; BD Birthright )

Gen. 25: 31 Sell me this day thy birthright.; Gen. 27: 36 took away my birthright.; Gen. 43: 33 firstborn according to his birthright.; Gen. 48: 20 he set Ephraim before Manasseh.; Num. 3: 10 shalt appoint Aaron and his sons.; 1 Chr. 5: 2 birthright was Joseph’s.; Jer. 31: 9 Ephraim is my firstborn.; Heb. 12: 16 Esau... sold his birthright.; D&C 86: 9 ye are lawful heirs.; D&C 113: 8 priesthood, which she, Zion, has a right to by lineage.; Abr. 1: 4 appointment of God unto the fathers concerning the seed.; Abr. 2: 11 right shall continue in thee.

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Bishop

(see also Church Organization; Priesthood, Aaronic; BD Bishop )

Acts 20: 28 Holy Ghost hath made you overseers.; Eph. 4: 11 he gave some, apostles; and some... pastors.; Philip. 1: 1 to all saints... with the bishops.; 1 Tim. 3: 1 if a man desire the office of a bishop.; Titus 1: 7 bishop must be blameless.; 1 Pet. 2: 25 returned unto the Shepherd and Bishop of your souls.; D&C 20: 67 bishop... is to be ordained by the direction.; D&C 41: 9 should be appointed... and ordained a bishop.; D&C 42: 31 substance... laid before the bishop.; D&C 42: 82 necessary that the bishop be present.; D&C 46: 27 bishop... to discern all those gifts.; D&C 58: 17 appointed to be a judge in Israel.; D&C 64: 40 the bishop, who is a judge.; D&C 68: 14 other bishops to be set apart.; D&C 68: 19 (D&C 107: 17) high priest... may officiate in the office of bishop.; D&C 72: 5 elders... account of their stewardship unto the bishop.; D&C 107: 15 bishopric is the presidency of this priesthood.; D&C 107: 68 office of a bishop... administering all temporal things.; A of F 6 same organization as the Primitive Church... pastors.

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Bite

Gen. 49: 17 Dan shall be a serpent... that biteth the horse heels.; Num. 21: 6 fiery serpents... bit the people.; Prov. 23: 32 at the last it biteth like a serpent.; Jer. 8: 17 send serpents... and they shall bite you.; Amos 5: 19 (Amos 9: 3) hand on the wall, and a serpent bit him.; Micah 3: 5 prophets... that bite with their teeth.; Gal. 5: 15 if ye bite and devour one another.

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Bitter

Ex. 1: 14 made their lives bitter with hard bondage.; Ex. 12: 8 with bitter herbs they shall eat it.; Ex. 15: 23 waters of Marah, for they were bitter.; Num. 5: 18 bitter water that causeth the curse.; Ps. 64: 3 bows to shoot their arrows, even bitter words.; Prov. 27: 7 to the hungry soul every bitter thing is sweet.; Isa. 5: 20 (2 Ne. 15: 20) that put bitter for sweet, and sweet for bitter.; Isa. 24: 9 strong drink shall be bitter to them that drink it.; Jer. 31: 15 heard in Ramah, lamentation, and bitter weeping.; Col. 3: 19 love your wives, and be not bitter against them.; James 3: 11 at the same place sweet water and bitter.; Rev. 8: 11 died of the waters, because they were made bitter.; Rev. 10: 9 eat it up, and it shall make thy belly bitter.; 2 Ne. 2: 15 one being sweet and the other bitter.; Jacob 5: 52 whose fruit is most bitter.; D&C 29: 39 never should have bitter they could not know the sweet.; Moses 6: 55 taste the bitter... to prize the good.

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Bitter Herbs

(see BD Bitter Herbs)

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Bitterly

Ruth 1: 20 Almighty hath dealt very bitterly with me.; Matt. 26: 75 (Luke 22: 62) Peter... went out, and wept bitterly.

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Bitterness

1 Sam. 1: 10 she was in bitterness of soul.; Prov. 14: 10 heart knoweth his own bitterness.; Prov. 17: 25 foolish son is... bitterness to her that bare him.; Rom. 3: 14 Whose mouth is full of cursing and bitterness.; Eph. 4: 31 Let all bitterness, and wrath... be put away.; Heb. 12: 15 any root of bitterness springing up trouble you.; Alma 41: 11 (Morm. 8: 31) carnal state are in the gall of bitterness.; Moses 7: 44 bitterness of soul.