Scriptures Topical Guide
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Laban

(see BD Laban)

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Labor

(see also Industry; Laborer; Toil; Wages; Work; Work, Value of )

Ex. 20: 9(Deut. 5: 13; Mosiah 13: 17 ) Six days shalt thou labour, and do all thy work.; Ps. 127: 1 Except the Lord build the house, they labour in vain.; Ps. 128: 2 thou shalt eat the labour of thine hands.; Prov. 10: 16 labour of the righteous tendeth to life.; Prov. 13: 11 he that gathereth by labour shall increase.; Prov. 14: 23 In all labour there is profit.; Prov. 21: 25 slothful... his hands refuse to labour.; Eccl. 2: 24 make his soul enjoy good in his labour.; Eccl. 5: 12 sleep of a labouring man is sweet.; Eccl. 5: 19 to rejoice in his labour.; Isa. 55: 2 ye spend... your labour for that which satisfieth not.; Isa. 65: 23 They shall not labour in vain.; Matt. 11: 28 Come unto me, all ye that labour and are heavy laden.; John 6: 27 Labour not for the meat which perisheth.; Acts 20: 34 these hands have ministered unto my necessities.; Acts 20: 35 that so labouring ye ought to support the weak.; 1 Cor. 3: 8 his own reward according to his own labour.; 1 Cor. 4: 12 labour, working with our own hands.; Eph. 4: 28 steal no more: but rather let him labour.; 1 Thes. 1: 3 your work of faith, and labour of love.; 1 Thes. 2: 9 (2 Thes. 3: 8)labour and travail: for labouring night and day.; 1 Tim. 4: 10 we both labour and suffer reproach.; Heb. 4: 11 Let us labour therefore to enter into that rest.; Heb. 6: 10 God is not unrighteous to forget your work and labour.; Rev. 14: 13 die in the Lord... they may rest from their labours.; 1 Ne. 17: 41 labor which they had to perform was to look.; 2 Ne. 5: 17 Nephi, did cause my people... to labor with their hands.; 2 Ne. 9: 51 do not spend... your labor for that which cannot satisfy.; 2 Ne. 26: 31 laborer in Zion shall labor for Zion.; 2 Ne. 29: 4 do they remember... the labors, and the pains of the Jews.; Jacob 1: 19 by laboring with our might their blood might not come.; Jacob 5: 71 (Jacob 5: 15-70)labor in the vineyard, with your might.; Mosiah 2: 14 theword with mine own hands that I might serve you.; Mosiah 18: 24 priests... labor with their own hands.; Mosiah 27: 4 laboring with their own hands for their support.; Alma 1: 26 they did all labor, every man according to his strength.; Alma 24: 18 rather than spend their days in idleness they would labor.; Alma 29: 15 they have labored exceedingly.; Alma 30: 32 (Alma 32: 5) I have labored... with mine own hands for my support.; Alma 30: 34 we do not receive anything for our labors in the church.; Alma 34: 32 this life is the day for men to perform their labors.; Alma 36: 25 joy in the fruit of my labors.; Moro. 9: 6 labor diligently, for if we should cease to labor... brought under condemnation, for we have a labor to perform.; D&C 6: 31 shall ye have joy in the fruit of your labors.; D&C 10: 4 Do not run faster or labor more than you have strength.; D&C 18: 15 if... you should labor all your days in crying repentance.; D&C 38: 40 go to with his might, with the labor of his hands.; D&C 39: 13 Thou art called to labor in my vineyard.; D&C 52: 39 let them labor with their own hands.; D&C 56: 17 Wo unto you... who will not labor with your own hands.; D&C 59: 2 (D&C 59: 10) those that die shall rest from all their labors.; D&C 64: 25 if ye believe me, ye will labor.; D&C 68: 30 Zion also shall remember their labors.; D&C 75: 3 neither be idle but labor with your might.; D&C 84: 109 let every man... labor in his own calling.; D&C 88: 52 Go ye and labor in the field.; D&C 124: 121 recompense of wages for all their labors.; Moses 5: 1 Eve... did labor with him.; JS-H 1: 55 we... by continuous labor were enabled to get a comfortable maintenance.

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Laborer

(see also Labor)

Matt. 9: 37(Luke 10: 2) harvest truly is plenteous, but the labourers are few.; Matt. 20: 1 householder, which went out... to hire labourers.; Luke 10: 7 labourer is worthy of his hire.; 1 Cor. 3: 9 we are labourers together with God.; 1 Tim. 5: 18 labourer is worthy of his reward.; James 5: 4 hire of the labourers who have reaped down your fields.; 2 Ne. 26: 31 laborer in Zion shall labor for Zion.; D&C 23: 7 you may receive the reward of the laborer.; D&C 31: 5 (D&C 84: 79; D&C 106: 3 )laborer is worthy of his hire.; D&C 42: 42 idle shall not... wear the garments of the laborer.; D&C 72: 17 received as a wise steward and as a faithful laborer.; D&C 88: 70 first laborers in this last kingdom.

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Lack

(see also Need; Want )

Ex. 16: 18(2 Cor. 8: 15) that gathered little had no lack.; Hosea 4: 6 people are destroyed for lack of knowledge.; Matt. 19: 20 I kept from my youth up: what lack I yet.; Mark 10: 21 (Luke 18: 22) One thing thou lackest: go thy way, sell.; Luke 22: 35 When I sent you without purse... lacked ye any thing.; Acts 4: 34 Neither was there any among them that lacked.; 2 Cor. 11: 9 that which was lacking to me the brethren... supplied.; Philip. 4: 10 ye were also careful, but ye lacked opportunity.; 1 Thes. 4: 12 that ye may have lack of nothing.; James 1: 5 (JS-H 1: 11) If any of you lack wisdom, let him ask of God.; 2 Pet. 1: 9 he that lacketh these things is blind.; D&C 42: 68 he that lacketh wisdom, let him ask of me.

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Lad

(see also Child)

Gen. 21: 12 grievous in thy sight because of the lad.; Gen. 44: 34 up to my father, and the lad be not with me.; Gen. 48: 16 Angel which redeemed me... bless the lads.; Moses 6: 31 found favor in thy sight, and am but a lad.

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Ladder

Gen. 28: 12 a ladder set up on the earth.

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Laden

Matt. 11: 28 all ye that labour and are heavy laden.; Luke 11: 46 ye lade men with burdens.; Mosiah 2: 14 that ye should not be laden with taxes.; D&C 31: 5 (D&C 33: 9; D&C 75: 5 ) you shall be laden with sheaves.

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Lady

Isa. 47: 5 shalt no more be called, The lady of kingdoms.; 2 Jn. 1: 1 elder unto the elect lady and her children.; D&C 25: 3 thou art an elect lady, whom I have called.

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Laid

(see Lay)

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Lake

(see also Sea)

Luke 8: 23 storm of wind on the lake.; Luke 8: 33 ran... into the lake, and were choked.; Rev. 19: 20 both were cast alive into a lake of fire.; Rev. 20: 10 (Rev. 21: 8; 2 Ne. 9: 16, 19, 26; 2 Ne. 28: 23; Jacob 3: 11; Jacob 6: 10; Mosiah 3: 27; Alma 12: 17; Alma 14: 14; D&C 76: 36 ) devil that deceived them was cast into the lake.; D&C 63: 17 shall have their part in that lake which burneth.

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Lamanite

(see Book of Mormon; Israel, Joseph, People of; Israel, Restoration of )

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Lamb

(see also Goat; Jesus Christ, Lamb of God; Sheep )

Gen. 22: 8 My son, God will provide himself a lamb.; Ex. 12: 5 Your lamb shall be without blemish.; Ex. 12: 21 take you a lamb... and kill the passover.; Ex. 29: 39 (Num. 28: 4)lamb thou shalt offer in the morning.; Lev. 14: 10 (Lev. 23: 12) one ewe lamb of the first year without blemish.; Isa. 11: 6 (Isa. 65: 25; 2 Ne. 21: 6; 2 Ne. 30: 12 ) wolf also shall dwell with the lamb.; Isa. 40: 11 he shall gather the lambs with his arm.; Isa. 53: 7 (Mosiah 14: 7) brought as a lamb to the slaughter.; Luke 10: 3 I send you forth as lambs among wolves.; John 21: 15 He saith unto him, Feed my lambs.; Acts 8: 32 like a lamb dumb before his shearer.

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Lame

2 Sam. 4: 4(2 Sam. 9: 3) Jonathan... had a son that was lame.; Isa. 35: 6 shall the lame man leap as an hart.; Mal. 1: 8 if ye offer the lame and sick, is it not evil.; Matt. 11: 5 (Matt. 15: 31; Luke 7: 22 ) blind receive their sight, and the lame walk.; Luke 14: 13 feast, call the poor, the maimed, the lame.; Acts 3: 2 certain man lame from his mother’s womb.; Heb. 12: 13 lest that which is lame be turned out of the way.; Mosiah 3: 5 Lord... shall go forth... causing the lame to walk.; 3 Ne. 17: 7 (3 Ne. 17: 9; 3 Ne. 26: 15 ) Have ye any that are lame... I will heal them.; D&C 35: 9 they shall cause... the lame to walk.; D&C 42: 51 lame who hath faith to leap shall leap.; D&C 58: 11 then shall the poor, the lame... come in unto the marriage of the Lamb.

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Lament

(see also Cry; Mourn; Wail; Weep )

Judg. 11: 40 yearly to lament the daughter of Jephthah.; Isa. 3: 26 (2 Ne. 13: 26) her gates shall lament and mourn.; Jer. 4: 8 gird you with sackcloth, lament and howl.; Joel 1: 8 Lament like a virgin girded with sackcloth.; Matt. 11: 17 have mourned unto you, and ye have not lamented.; Luke 23: 27 women... bewailed and lamented him.; John 16: 20 ye shall weep and lament.; Rev. 18: 9 lament for her, when they shall see the smoke.; 3 Ne. 10: 2 they did cease lamenting... for the loss of their kindred.; D&C 45: 53 shall they lament because they persecuted their king.

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Lamentation

(see also Lament; Mourning; Wailing; Weep )

2 Sam. 1: 17 David lamented with this lamentation over Saul.; Jer. 6: 26 for an only son, most bitter lamentation.; Jer. 31: 15 (Matt. 2: 18) in Ramah, lamentation, and bitter weeping.; Ezek. 19: 1 take thou up a lamentation for the princes of Israel.; Acts 8: 2 carried Stephen to his burial, and made great lamentation.; Hel. 6: 33 great sorrow and lamentation of the righteous.; Ether 15: 16 howling and a lamentation for the loss.; D&C 56: 16 be your lamentation in the day of visitation.; D&C 112: 24 vengeance cometh speedily... a day of... lamentation.

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Lamentations of Jeremiah

(see BD Lamentations, Book of)

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Lamp

(see also Candle; Light; BD Lamp )

Gen. 15: 17 smoking furnace, and a burning lamp.; Ex. 25: 37 (Ex. 37: 23) make the seven lamps... shall light the lamps.; Ex. 27: 20 cause the lamp to burn always.; Judg. 7: 16 in every man’s hand, with empty pitchers, and lamps within the pitchers.; 1 Sam. 3: 3 lamp of God went out in the temple.; 2 Sam. 22: 29 thou art my lamp.; Ps. 119: 105 Thy word is a lamp unto my feet.; Prov. 6: 23 commandment is a lamp.; Prov. 13: 9 lamp of the wicked shall be put out.; Prov. 20: 20 his lamp shall be put out in obscure darkness.; Dan. 10: 6 his eyes as lamps of fire.; Zech. 4: 2 lamps... seven pipes to the seven lamps.; Matt. 25: 8 Give us of your oil, for our lamps are gone out.; Rev. 4: 5 seven lamps of fire burning before the throne.; Rev. 8: 10 star from heaven, burning as it were a lamp.; D&C 33: 17 be faithful, praying always, having your lamps trimmed and burning.

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Land

(see also Country; Earth; Ground )

Gen. 1: 9(Moses 2: 9) let the dry land appear.; Gen. 10: 5 divided in their lands: every one after his tongue.; Ex. 3: 8 bring them up out of that land unto a good land... a land flowing with milk and honey.; Ex. 14: 21 east wind... made the sea dry land.; Lev. 18: 25 land is defiled... land itself vomiteth.; Lev. 25: 4 seventh year shall be a sabbath of rest unto the land.; Num. 13: 16 men which Moses sent to spy out the land.; Num. 35: 33 blood it defileth the land... land cannot be cleansed.; Josh. 4: 22 Israel came over this Jordan on dry land.; Ps. 27: 13 goodness of the Lord in the land of the living.; Isa. 14: 1 (2 Ne. 24: 1) yet choose Israel, and set them in their own land.; Isa. 62: 4 shall thy land any more be termed Desolate.; Jer. 16: 15 I will bring them again into their land.; Mal. 3: 12 (3 Ne. 24: 12) blessed: for ye shall be a delightsome land.; Matt. 2: 20 take the young child and his mother, and go into the land of Israel.; Acts 4: 37 Having land, sold it, and brought the money.; 1 Ne. 17: 38 leadeth away the righteous into precious lands.; D&C 42: 79 proved according to the laws of the land.; D&C 45: 63 ye shall hear of wars in your own lands.; D&C 52: 14 Satan is abroad in the land.; D&C 58: 21 Let no man break the laws of the land.; D&C 81: 3 proclaiming the gospel in the land of the living.; D&C 101: 44 certain nobleman had a spot of land.; D&C 133: 23 islands shall become one land.

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Landmark

Deut. 19: 14 thou shalt not remove thy neighbour’s landmark.; Prov. 22: 28 (Prov. 23: 10) remove not the ancient landmark.

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Lands of Inheritance

(see also Israel, Land of; Promised Lands )

Gen. 12: 1(Acts 7: 3) Get thee... unto a land that I will shew thee.; Gen. 12: 7 (Gen. 24: 7) Unto thy seed will I give this land.; Gen. 13: 15 all the land which thou seest, to thee will I give it.; Num. 26: 53 land shall be divided for an inheritance.; Num. 34: 13 This is the land which ye shall inherit by lot.; Deut. 2: 5 I will not give you of their land.; Deut. 4: 38 land for an inheritance, as it is this day.; Deut. 6: 10 (Deut. 11: 21) Lord... brought thee into the land which he sware unto thy fathers.; Deut. 21: 23 land... which the Lord thy God giveth thee for an inheritance.; Deut. 33: 13 of Joseph he said, Blessed of the Lord be his land.; Deut. 34: 4 This is the land which I sware unto Abraham.; Josh. 13: 7 divide this land for an inheritance.; Isa. 13: 14 (2 Ne. 23: 14; Jer. 50: 16 ) they shall... flee every one into his own land.; Isa. 57: 13 putteth his trust in me... inherit my holy mountain.; Heb. 11: 8 place which he should after receive for an inheritance.; 1 Ne. 17: 38 leadeth away the righteous into precious lands.; 1 Ne. 22: 12 gathered together to the lands of their inheritance.; 2 Ne. 6: 11 gathered together again to the lands of their inheritance.; 2 Ne. 9: 2 (2 Ne. 29: 14) gathered home to the lands of their inheritance.; 2 Ne. 10: 7 (2 Ne. 25: 11) restored... unto the lands of their inheritance.; 2 Ne. 23: 14 they shall... flee every one into his own land.; 3 Ne. 20: 33 give unto them Jerusalem for the land of their inheritance.; 3 Ne. 21: 22 whom I have given this land for their inheritance.; 3 Ne. 29: 1 restoration to the lands of their inheritance.; Morm. 5: 14 restoring... Israel, to the land of their inheritance.; Ether 13: 8 house of Joseph shall be built upon this land.; D&C 38: 20 have it for the land of your inheritance, and for the inheritance of your children.; D&C 45: 58 earth shall be given unto them for an inheritance.; D&C 45: 66 called the New Jerusalem, a land of peace.; D&C 52: 5 made known unto them the land of your inheritance.; D&C 57: 5 may obtain it for an everlasting inheritance.; D&C 58: 44 time has not yet come... for them to receive their inheritance.; D&C 77: 15 built the city of Jerusalem in the land of their fathers.; D&C 103: 11 scattered shall return to the lands of their inheritances.; D&C 109: 64 Judah may begin to return to the lands which thou didst give to Abraham.; D&C 133: 24 land of Jerusalem and... of Zion shall be turned back into their own place.; Abr. 2: 19 Unto thy seed will I give this land.

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Lands of Promise

(see Lands of Inheritance)

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Language

(see also Communication; Holy Ghost, Gifts of; Speech; Tongue; Writing )

Gen. 2: 19(Moses 3: 20; Abr. 5: 21 ) whatsoever Adam called every living creature, that was the name thereof.; Gen. 11: 1 whole earth was of one language.; Gen. 11: 9 (Omni 1: 22; Mosiah 28: 17; Ether 1: 33, 35 ) Lord did there confound the language.; Judg. 12: 6 Say now Shibboleth: and he said Sibboleth: for he could not... pronounce it right.; 2 Kgs. 18: 28 (Isa. 36: 13) a loud voice in the Jews’ language.; Neh. 13: 24 their children... could not speak in the Jews’ language.; Ps. 19: 3 no speech nor language, where their voice is.; Ps. 81: 5 Egypt: where I heard a language that I understood not.; Dan. 3: 4 commanded, O people, nations, and languages.; Zeph. 3: 9 will I turn to the people a pure language.; Acts 2: 6 every man heard them speak in his own language.; 1 Cor. 14: 19 rather speak five words with my understanding.; 2 Ne. 31: 3 he speaketh unto men according to their language.; Omni 1: 17 their language had become corrupted.; Mosiah 1: 2 taught in all the language of his fathers.; Mosiah 1: 4 taught in the language of the Egyptians.; Mosiah 24: 4 language of Nephi began to be taught.; Alma 5: 61 language of him who hath commanded me.; 3 Ne. 5: 18 according to our language, we are not able to write.; Ether 3: 22 write them in a language that they cannot be read.; Moro. 10: 16 to another, the interpretation of languages.; D&C 1: 24 these commandments... given... of their language.; D&C 29: 33 Speaking unto you that you may naturally understand.; D&C 90: 11 every man shall hear... gospel... in his own language.; D&C 90: 15 become acquainted... with languages, tongues.; Moses 6: 6 language which was pure and undefiled.; Moses 6: 57 in the language of Adam, Man of Holiness is his name.; Moses 7: 13 great was the power of the language which God had given him.

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Lap

Judg. 7: 5 lappeth of the water with his tongue, as a dog lappeth.

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Lasciviousness

Mark 7: 22 deceit, lasciviousness, an evil eye.; 2 Cor. 12: 21 fornication and lasciviousness.; Gal. 5: 19 fornication, uncleanness, lasciviousness.; Eph. 4: 19 given themselves over unto lasciviousness.; 1 Pet. 4: 3 we walked in lasciviousness.; Jude 1: 4 men, turning the grace of our God into lasciviousness.; Jacob 3: 12 warning them against fornication and lasciviousness.; Alma 16: 18 priests... did preach against... all manner of lasciviousness.; Alma 45: 12 fall into the works of darkness, and lasciviousness.; Alma 47: 36 giving way to... all manner of lasciviousness.; 4 Ne. 1: 16 there were no... murders, nor any manner of lasciviousness.

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Last

(see also End; Last Days )

Isa. 41: 4 Lord, the first, and with the last.; Isa. 44: 6 I am the first, and I am the last.; Matt. 12: 45 (Luke 11: 26)last state of that man is worse.; Matt. 19: 30 (Matt. 20: 16; Mark 10: 31; Luke 13: 30; 1 Ne. 13: 42; Jacob 5: 63; Ether 13: 12; D&C 29: 30; D&C 88: 59 ) first shall be last.; Matt. 27: 64 last error shall be worse than the first.; Mark 9: 35 same shall be last of all, and servant of all.; 1 Cor. 4: 9 God hath set forth us the apostles last.; Heb. 1: 2 in these last days spoken unto us by his Son.; 1 Pet. 1: 5 salvation ready to be revealed in the last time.; 1 Pet. 1: 20 manifest in these last times for you.; Rev. 1: 11 Alpha and Omega, the first and the last.; 1 Ne. 13: 37 (1 Ne. 16: 2; Mosiah 23: 22; Alma 37: 37; Alma 38: 5; 3 Ne. 15: 1; 3 Ne. 27: 22; Morm. 2: 19 ) endure unto the end they shall be lifted up at the last day.; Alma 11: 39 Eternal Father... the first and the last.; Alma 12: 36 destruction of your souls... unto the last death.; Alma 34: 10 expedient that there should be a great and last sacrifice.; D&C 19: 3 last great day of judgment, which I shall pass upon the inhabitants.; D&C 76: 22 this is the testimony, last of all, which we give of him.

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Last Days

(see also Abomination of Desolation; Day of the Lord; Jesus Christ, Second Coming; Millennium, Preparing a People for; Restoration of the Gospel; World, End of )

Gen. 49: 1 tell you that which shall befall you in the last days.; Deut. 4: 30 even in the latter days, if thou turn to the Lord.; Job 19: 25 he shall stand at the latter day upon the earth.; Isa. 2: 2 in the last days that the mountain of the Lord’s house shall be established.; Isa. 19: 17 land of Judah shall be a terror unto Egypt.; Isa. 24: 20 earth shall reel to and fro like a drunkard.; Isa. 29: 18 in that day shall the deaf hear the words of the book.; Ezek. 38: 22 I will plead against him with pestilence.; Dan. 2: 44 in the days of these kings shall the God of heaven set up a kingdom.; Dan. 7: 21 same horn made war with the saints, and prevailed.; Dan. 12: 1 at that time shall Michael stand up.; Joel 2: 30 (Acts 2: 19) I will shew wonders in the heavens and in the earth.; Joel 3: 15 sun and the moon shall be darkened.; Joel 3: 16 heavens and the earth shall shake.; Hag. 2: 6 (Hag. 2: 22) I will shake the heavens, and the earth, and the sea.; Zech. 1: 16 I am returned to Jerusalem with mercies: my house shall be built.; Zech. 14: 2 gather all nations against Jerusalem to battle.; Mal. 3: 1 (3 Ne. 24: 1) I will send my messenger, and he shall prepare the way.; Mal. 4: 1 (3 Ne. 25: 1; D&C 133: 64; JS-H 1: 37 )day cometh that shall burn as an oven.; Matt. 24: 3 (JS-M 1: 4) sign of thy coming, and of the end of the world.; Matt. 24: 7 (JS-M 1: 29)nation shall rise against nation.; John 6: 39 raise it up again at the last day.; John 11: 24 rise again in the resurrection at the last day.; John 12: 48 same shall judge him in the last day.; Acts 2: 17 in the last days... I will pour out my Spirit.; Eph. 1: 10 in the dispensation of the fulness of times he might gather together.; 1 Tim. 4: 1 in the latter times some shall depart from the faith.; 2 Tim. 3: 1 in the last days perilous times shall come.; Heb. 12: 26 (D&C 84: 118) I shake not the earth only, but also heaven.; 2 Pet. 3: 3 shall come in the last days scoffers.; Jude 1: 18 should be mockers in the last time.; Rev. 6: 12 he had opened the sixth seal.; Rev. 11: 3 (D&C 77: 15) I will give power unto my two witnesses.; 1 Ne. 14: 17 day cometh that the wrath of God is poured out upon the mother of harlots.; 2 Ne. 6: 15 they that believe not in him shall be destroyed.; 2 Ne. 10: 7 (2 Ne. 25: 16)day cometh that they shall believe in me.; 2 Ne. 25: 8 they are of worth... in the last days.; 2 Ne. 26: 14 I prophesy unto you concerning the last days.; 2 Ne. 27: 1 last days, or in the days of the Gentiles.; 2 Ne. 30: 10 great division among the people.; 3 Ne. 16: 7 in the latter day shall the truth come unto the Gentiles.; 3 Ne. 20: 19 I will make thy horn iron.; 3 Ne. 21: 1 a sign, that ye may know the time.; D&C 1: 4 my disciples, whom I have chosen in these last days.; D&C 1: 35 day speedily cometh, the hour is not yet.; D&C 2: 1 (Mal. 4: 5) I will reveal unto you the Priesthood, by the hand of Elijah.; D&C 5: 19 desolating scourge shall go forth.; D&C 10: 65 I will gather them as a hen gathereth her chickens.; D&C 29: 14 before this great day... the sun shall be darkened.; D&C 29: 16 a great hailstorm sent forth.; D&C 29: 21 great and abominable church... shall be cast down.; D&C 34: 9 sun shall be darkened, and the moon be turned into blood.; D&C 35: 16 shall learn the parable of the fig-tree.; D&C 38: 12 angels are waiting... to gather the tares.; D&C 43: 18 heavens shall shake and the earth shall tremble.; D&C 45: 16 ye have asked of me concerning the signs of my coming.; D&C 49: 24 Lamanites shall blossom as the rose.; D&C 61: 14 in the last days, by... John, I cursed the waters.; D&C 65: 2 gospel roll forth... until it has filled the whole earth.; D&C 77: 15 (Rev. 11: 3) two prophets that are to be raised up to the Jewish nation.; D&C 86: 4 in the last days, even now while the Lord is beginning to bring forth the word.; D&C 87: 2 war will be poured out upon all nations.; D&C 87: 4 slaves shall rise up against their masters.; D&C 88: 85 desolation of abomination which awaits the wicked.; D&C 88: 91 men’s hearts shall fail them.; D&C 97: 25 Zion shall escape if she observe to do all things.; D&C 106: 4 coming of the Lord draweth nigh.; D&C 110: 16 great and dreadful day of the Lord is near.; D&C 112: 25 upon my house shall it begin.; D&C 113: 6 for the gathering of my people in the last days.; D&C 115: 6 gathering together upon the land of Zion.; D&C 133: 37 gospel shall be preached unto every nation.; Moses 7: 60 even so will I come in the last days.; Moses 7: 63 Lord said unto Enoch: Then shalt... thy city meet them there.; JS-H 1: 41 fulness of the Gentiles was soon to come.

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Latchet

Isa. 5: 27(2 Ne. 15: 27) nor the latchet of their shoes be broken.; Mark 1: 7 (Luke 3: 16; John 1: 27; 1 Ne. 10: 8 )latchet of whose shoes I am not worthy to... unloose.

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Laughter, Laugh

(see also Happiness; Levity; Scorn )

Gen. 17: 17 Abraham fell upon his face, and laughed.; Gen. 18: 13 Lord said unto Abraham, Wherefore did Sarah laugh.; Gen. 21: 6 Sarah said, God hath made me to laugh.; 2 Kgs. 19: 21 daughter of Zion hath... laughed thee to scorn.; Neh. 2: 19 (Alma 26: 23) they laughed us to scorn, and despised us.; Ps. 2: 4 He that sitteth in the heavens shall laugh.; Ps. 37: 13 Lord shall laugh at him.; Ps. 52: 6 righteous... shall laugh at him.; Prov. 14: 13 Even in laughter the heart is sorrowful.; Eccl. 2: 2 I said of laughter, It is mad.; Eccl. 3: 4 time to weep, and a time to laugh.; Eccl. 7: 6 so is the laughter of the fool... vanity.; Matt. 9: 24 (Mark 5: 40; Luke 8: 53 ) maid is not dead... they laughed him to scorn.; Luke 6: 21 Blessed are ye that weep now: for ye shall laugh.; James 4: 9 let your laughter be turned to mourning.; 3 Ne. 9: 2 (Moses 7: 26) devil laugheth, and his angels rejoice.; D&C 45: 49 they that have laughed shall see their folly.; D&C 59: 15 not with much laughter, for this is sin.; D&C 88: 69 cast away... your excess of laughter far from you.

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Laver

(see BD Laver)

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Law

(see also Accountability; Citizenship; Command; Commandments of God; Decree; God, Law of; God, Will of; Governments; Ignorance; Law of Moses; Order; Ordinances; Precept; Statute )

Gen. 47: 26 Joseph made it a law over the land.; Ex. 13: 9 Lord’s law may be in thy mouth.; Ex. 24: 12 give thee tables of stone, and a law.; Lev. 24: 22 Ye shall have one manner of law.; Num. 6: 13 the law of the Nazarite.; Deut. 1: 5 began Moses to declare this law.; Deut. 4: 8 judgments so righteous as all this law.; Deut. 31: 9 Moses wrote this law, and delivered it.; Josh. 1: 8 book of the law shall not depart.; Josh. 8: 34 afterward he read all the words of the law.; 2 Kgs. 22: 8 (2 Chr. 34: 15) have found the book of the law.; Neh. 8: 8 read in the book in the law of God distinctly.; Neh. 10: 29 oath, to walk in God’s law.; Ps. 1: 2 in his law doth he meditate.; Ps. 19: 7 law of the Lord is perfect.; Ps. 37: 31 law of his God is in his heart.; Ps. 119: 165 peace have they which love thy law.; Prov. 1: 8 (Prov. 6: 20) forsake not the law of thy mother.; Prov. 13: 14 law of the wise is a fountain of life.; Prov. 28: 7 Whoso keepeth the law is a wise son.; Prov. 29: 18 he that keepeth the law, happy is he.; Isa. 2: 3 (Micah 4: 2; 2 Ne. 12: 3 ) out of Zion shall go forth the law.; Isa. 8: 16 seal the law among my disciples.; Isa. 42: 21 magnify the law, and make it honourable.; Isa. 51: 4 (2 Ne. 8: 4) a law shall proceed from me.; Isa. 51: 7 (2 Ne. 8: 7) people in whose heart is my law.; Jer. 31: 33 (Heb. 8: 10; Heb. 10: 16 ) my law in their inward parts.; Hosea 4: 6 thou hast forgotten the law of thy God.; Hosea 8: 12 written to him the great things of my law.; Amos 2: 4 they have despised the law of the Lord.; John 7: 51 Doth our law judge any man, before it hear him.; Acts 7: 53 received the law by the disposition of angels.; Acts 18: 15 it be a question of... your law.; Rom. 3: 27 what law? of works? Nay: but by the law of faith.; Rom. 4: 15 law worketh wrath: for where no law is, there is no transgression.; Rom. 5: 13 sin is not imputed when there is no law.; Rom. 7: 8 without the law sin was dead.; Rom. 7: 14 law is spiritual: but I am carnal.; Rom. 7: 22 delight in the law of God after the inward man.; Rom. 8: 2 law of the Spirit... made me free from the law of sin.; Rom. 10: 4 Christ is the end of the law for righteousness.; Rom. 13: 10 love is the fulfilling of the law.; 1 Cor. 6: 1 go to law before the unjust.; 1 Cor. 6: 6 brother goeth to law with brother.; 1 Cor. 7: 39 wife is bound by the law as long as her husband liveth.; 1 Cor. 9: 21 To them that are without law, as without law.; 1 Cor. 15: 56 strength of sin is the law.; Gal. 6: 2 Bear ye one another’s burdens, and so fulfill the law of Christ.; Philip. 3: 6 righteousness which is in the law, blameless.; James 1: 25 looketh into the perfect law of liberty.; James 2: 10 keep the whole law, and yet offend in one point.; James 4: 11 speaketh evil of the law, and judgeth the law.; 1 Jn. 3: 4 sin is the transgression of the law.; 2 Ne. 2: 5 by the law no Mesh is justified.; 2 Ne. 2: 26 not to be acted upon, save it be by the punishment of the law.; 2 Ne. 9: 25 no law given there is no punishment.; Mosiah 29: 13 just men to be your kings, who would establish the laws of God.; Mosiah 29: 25 choose... judges, that ye may be judged according to the laws.; Alma 42: 17 How could he sin if there was no law.; Alma 42: 17 How could there be a law save there was a punishment.; Alma 42: 22 justice claimeth the creature and executeth the law.; Moro. 8: 22 alive in Christ and also all they that are without the law.; Moro. 8: 22 power of redemption cometh on all them that have no law.; D&C 29: 34 not at any time have I given unto you a law which was temporal.; D&C 41: 3 by the prayer of your faith ye shall receive my law.; D&C 41: 5 He that receiveth my law and doeth it the same is my disciple.; D&C 42: 2 hear and obey the law.; D&C 42: 59 given unto thee in my scriptures for a law, to be my law to govern my church.; D&C 45: 54 they that knew no law shall have part in the first resurrection.; D&C 58: 21 Let no man break the laws of the land.; D&C 76: 72 these are they who died without law.; D&C 88: 21 they who are not sanctified through the law... inherit another kingdom.; D&C 88: 34 that which is governed by law is also preserved by law.; D&C 88: 35 That which breaketh a law, and abideth not by law, but seeketh to become a law unto itself... cannot be sanctified by law.; D&C 88: 38 unto every kingdom is given a law.; D&C 88: 42 he hath given a law unto all things.; D&C 93: 53 obtain a knowledge of... laws of God and man.; D&C 98: 4 laws of the land... people should observe.; D&C 105: 4 union required by the law of the celestial kingdom.; D&C 105: 29 lands... possess them according to the laws of consecration.; D&C 119: 4 one-tenth of all their interest... a standing law.; D&C 130: 20 There is a law, irrevocably decreed in heaven.; D&C 132: 5 (D&C 132: 21, 32) all who will have a blessing at my hands shall abide the law... appointed for that blessing.

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Law of Moses

(see also Commandments of God; God, Law of; Law; Offerings; Sacrifices; Statute; BD Law of Moses )

Ex. 18: 20 teach them ordinances and laws.; Ex. 20: 1 God spake all these words.; Ex. 31: 18 two tables... written with the finger of God.; Ex. 32: 16 tables were the work of God.; Ex. 34: 28 words of the covenant, the ten commandments.; Deut. 5: 22 he wrote them in two tables of stone.; Deut. 33: 4 Moses commanded us a law.; 1 Kgs. 8: 9 nothing in the ark save the two tables of stone.; Dan. 9: 13 As it is written in the law of Moses.; Matt. 5: 17 (3 Ne. 12: 17) Think not that I am come to destroy the law.; Matt. 5: 18 (3 Ne. 12: 18) one jot... shall in no wise pass from the law.; Matt. 7: 12 (3 Ne. 14: 12) whatsoever ye would that men should do to you, do ye... to them: for this is the law.; Matt. 11: 13 all the prophets and the law prophesied until John.; Matt. 22: 40 On these two commandments hang all the law and the prophets.; Matt. 23: 23 Pharisees... have omitted the weightier matters of the law.; Luke 10: 26 What is written in the law.; Luke 16: 17 easier for heaven and earth to pass, than one tittle of the law to fail.; Luke 24: 44 all things must be fulfilled, which were written in the law of Moses.; John 1: 17 law was given by Moses, but grace and truth came by Jesus.; John 1: 45 him, of whom Moses in the law... did write.; John 7: 51 Doth our law judge any man, before it hear him.; John 8: 5 law commanded us, that such should be stoned.; John 12: 34 have heard out of the law that Christ abideth for ever.; John 19: 7 We have a law, and by our law he ought to die.; Acts 7: 53 received the law by the disposition of angels, and have not kept it.; Acts 13: 15 after reading of the law and the prophets.; Acts 13: 39 could not be justified by the law of Moses.; Acts 15: 5 needful... to keep the law of Moses.; Acts 22: 3 taught according to the perfect manner of the law of the fathers.; Rom. 2: 12 as many as have sinned without law shall also perish.; Rom. 2: 14 when the Gentiles, which have not the law, do by nature the things contained in the law, these, having not the law, are a law unto themselves.; Rom. 3: 20 by the deeds of the law there shall no flesh be justified... for by the law is the knowledge of sin.; Rom. 3: 28 man is justified by faith without the deeds of the law.; Rom. 6: 14 ye are not under the law, but under grace.; Rom. 7: 1 law hath dominion over a man.; Rom. 7: 4 (Gal. 2: 19) ye also are become dead to the law by the body of Christ.; Rom. 7: 7 I had not known sin, but by the law.; Rom. 10: 4 Christ is the end of the law.; Rom. 13: 10 love is the fulfilling of the law.; Gal. 2: 21 if righteousness come by the law, then Christ is dead.; Gal. 3: 2 Received ye the Spirit by the works of the law, or by... faith.; Gal. 3: 13 Christ hath redeemed us from the curse of the law.; Gal. 3: 24 law was our schoolmaster to bring us unto Christ.; Gal. 4: 5 To redeem them that were under the law.; Gal. 5: 4 justified by the law, ye are fallen from grace.; Gal. 5: 18 if ye be led of the Spirit, ye are not under the law.; 1 Tim. 1: 9 law is not made for a righteous man.; Heb. 7: 19 law made nothing perfect.; Heb. 8: 9 Not according to the covenant that I made with their fathers.; Heb. 9: 1 first covenant had also ordinances of divine service.; Heb. 10: 1 (Mosiah 16: 14-15)law having a shadow of good things to come.; Heb. 10: 28 He that despised Moses’ law died without mercy.; 1 Ne. 4: 16 law was engraven upon the plates of brass.; 2 Ne. 5: 10 all things according to the law of Moses.; 2 Ne. 11: 4 this end hath the law of Moses... the typifying of him.; 2 Ne. 25: 25 for this end was the law given.; Jacob 4: 5 we keep the law of Moses, it pointing our souls to him.; Mosiah 3: 14 he appointed unto them... the law of Moses.; Mosiah 12: 29 If ye teach the law of Moses why do ye not keep it.; Mosiah 13: 30 a law given them... to keep them in remembrance of God.; Alma 13: 16 ordinances... look forward on the Son.; Alma 30: 3 keep the law of Moses until it should be fulfilled.; Alma 34: 14 meaning of the law... pointing to that great and last sacrifice.; 3 Ne. 1: 25 law was not yet fulfilled.; 3 Ne. 9: 17 in me is the law of Moses fulfilled.; 3 Ne. 15: 5 I am he that gave the law.; 4 Ne. 1: 12 did not walk any more after... law of Moses.; Moro. 7: 28 he hath answered the ends of the law.; D&C 22: 2 cannot enter in at the strait gate by the law of Moses.; D&C 59: 22 this is according to the law and the prophets.; D&C 74: 3 become subject to the law of Moses.; D&C 84: 27 law of carnal commandments.

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Lawful

(see also Right)

Ezra 7: 24 it shall not be lawful to impose toll, tribute.; Matt. 12: 2 (Mark 2: 24; Luke 6: 2 ) disciples do that which is not lawful to do upon the sabbath.; Matt. 12: 10 Is it lawful to heal on the sabbath days.; Matt. 14: 4 (Mark 6: 18) It is not lawful for thee to have her.; Matt. 19: 3 (Mark 10: 2) Is it lawful for a man to put away his wife.; Matt. 22: 17 (Mark 12: 14; Luke 20: 22 ) Is it lawful to give tribute.; John 5: 10 not lawful for thee to carry thy bed.; John 18: 31 not lawful for us to put any man to death.; Acts 16: 21 customs, which are not lawful for us to receive.; Acts 22: 25 lawful for you to scourge a man that is a Roman.; 1 Cor. 6: 12 (1 Cor. 10: 23) all things are lawful for me.; 2 Cor. 12: 4 words, which it is not lawful for a man to utter.; D&C 49: 16 lawful that he should have one wife.; D&C 76: 115 not lawful for man to utter.; D&C 86: 9 ye are lawful heirs.; D&C 132: 65 shall be lawful in me... for him to receive all things.

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Lawgiver

Gen. 49: 10 not depart... nor a lawgiver from between his feet.; Ps. 60: 7 (Ps. 108: 8) Judah is my lawgiver.; Isa. 33: 22 Lord is our lawgiver.; James 4: 12 one lawgiver, who is able to save.; D&C 38: 22 I am your lawgiver.; D&C 45: 59 he will be their king and their lawgiver.; D&C 64: 13 that ye may not offend him who is your lawgiver.; D&C 138: 41 Moses, the great law-giver of Israel.

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Lawyer

(see also Scribe)

Matt. 22: 35(Luke 10: 25) a lawyer, asked him a question.; Luke 7: 30 Pharisees and lawyers rejected the counsel.; Luke 11: 46 (Luke 11: 52) Woe unto you also, ye lawyers.; Luke 14: 3 Jesus answering spake unto the lawyers.; Alma 10: 15 lawyers were learned in... cunning of the people.; Alma 10: 27 destruction... by the unrighteousness of your lawyers.; 3 Ne. 6: 11 there were many... lawyers.; 3 Ne. 6: 21 (3 Ne. 6: 27) those who were lawyers were angry.

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Lay, Laid

(see also Hands, Laying on of; Lie )

Gen. 22: 6(Gen. 22: 9) Abraham took the wood... and laid it upon Isaac.; Gen. 22: 12 Lay not thine hand upon the lad.; Deut. 11: 18 lay up these my words in your heart.; Job 38: 4 Where wast thou when I laid the foundations.; Isa. 28: 16 (1 Pet. 2: 6) I lay in Zion for a foundation.; Matt. 6: 19 Lay not up for yourselves treasures upon earth.; Matt. 8: 20 (Luke 9: 58) Son of man hath not where to lay his head.; Matt. 28: 6 (Mark 16: 6) see the place where the Lord lay.; John 10: 15 I lay down my life for the sheep.; John 10: 17 I lay down my life, that I might take it again.; John 11: 34 Where have ye laid him.; John 13: 37 I will lay down my life for thy sake.; John 15: 13 that a man lay down his life for his friends.; Rom. 8: 33 Who shall lay any thing to the charge of God’s elect.; 1 Cor. 3: 11 other foundation can no man lay than that is laid.; 1 Cor. 16: 2 let every one of you lay by him in store.; 1 Tim. 6: 19 Laying up in store for themselves a good foundation.; 2 Tim. 4: 8 is laid up for me a crown of righteousness.; Heb. 6: 18 lay hold upon the hope set before us.; 1 Jn. 3: 16 because he laid down his life for us.; 2 Ne. 2: 8 (2 Ne. 26: 24) Messiah, who layeth down his life.; 2 Ne. 8: 16 that I may... lay the foundations of the earth.; Jacob 5: 13 (Jacob 5: 13-76) that I may lay up fruit.; Alma 53: 17 protect the land unto the laying down of their lives.; Hel. 3: 29 whosoever will may lay hold upon the word of God.; Hel. 5: 8 do these things to lay up for yourselves a treasure.; Hel. 13: 34 (Ether 14: 1) we lay a tool here and on the morrow it is gone.; 3 Ne. 9: 22 I have laid down my life, and have taken it up again.; Morm. 7: 8 lay hold upon the gospel of Christ.; Moro. 7: 19 lay hold upon every good thing.; Moro. 10: 30 lay hold upon every good gift.; D&C 21: 2 (D&C 58: 7; D&C 64: 33; D&C 101: 47; D&C 115: 11; D&C 119: 2; D&C 124: 118 ) inspired of the Holy Ghost to lay the foundation.; D&C 58: 5 Remember... that you may lay it to heart.; D&C 98: 13 whoso layeth down his life in my cause... shall find it.; D&C 101: 35 lay down their lives for my sake... partake of all this glory.

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Laying on of Hands

(see Hands, Laying on of; BD Laying on of Hands )

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Lazarus

(see BD Lazarus)

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Laziness

(see also Idleness; Sleep; Slothfulness )

Prov. 6: 6 Go to the ant, thou sluggard, consider her ways.; Prov. 10: 4 He becometh poor that dealeth with a slack hand.; Prov. 13: 4 soul of the sluggard desireth, and hath nothing.; Prov. 20: 4 sluggard will not plow by reason of the cold.; Prov. 20: 13 Love not sleep, lest thou come to poverty.; Col. 3: 23 whatsoever ye do, do it heartily, as to the Lord.; 2 Thes. 3: 10 if any would not work, neither should he eat.; Mosiah 9: 12 they were a lazy and an idolatrous people.; Mosiah 11: 6 thus they were supported in their laziness.; Alma 17: 15 they were a very indolent people.; Alma 47: 36 they became more hardened... giving way to indolence.; D&C 56: 17 Wo unto you... who will not labor with your own hands.; D&C 58: 27 men should he anxiously engaged in a good cause.; D&C 64: 33 be not weary in well-doing.

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Lead, Led

(see also Direct; Guide; Leader; Leadership )

Gen. 24: 27 Lord led me to the house of my master’s.; Ex. 13: 18 God led the people about.; Ex. 13: 21 in a pillar of a cloud, to lead them the way.; Deut. 8: 2 led thee these forty years in the wilderness.; Ps. 23: 2 he leadeth me beside the still waters.; Ps. 25: 5 Lead me in thy truth, and teach me.; Ps. 61: 2 lead me to the rock that is higher than I.; Ps. 68: 18 (Eph. 4: 8) thou hast led captivity captive.; Ps. 80: 1 Shepherd of Israel, thou that leadest Joseph like a flock.; Prov. 4: 11 I have led thee in right paths.; Isa. 3: 12 (2 Ne. 13: 12) they which lead thee cause thee to err.; Isa. 11: 6 (2 Ne. 21: 6; 2 Ne. 30: 12 ) little child shall lead them.; Isa. 42: 16 I will lead them in paths that they have not known.; Isa. 48: 17 leadeth thee by the way that thou shouldest go.; Matt. 4: 1 (Luke 4: 1) Then was Jesus led up of the Spirit.; Matt. 6: 13 (Luke 11: 4; 3 Ne. 13: 12 )lead us not into temptation.; Matt. 7: 14 (3 Ne. 14: 14) strait is the gate... which leadeth unto life.; Matt. 15: 14 (Luke 6: 39) blind lead the blind, both shall fall.; Matt. 27: 31 (Mark 15: 20; Luke 23: 26 )led him away to crucify.; Mark 8: 23 took the blind man... and led him out of the town.; Luke 4: 29 led him unto the brow of the hill.; Luke 21: 24 shall be led away captive into all nations.; John 10: 3 calleth his own sheep by name, and leadeth them out.; Acts 8: 32 He was led as a sheep to the slaughter.; Rom. 2: 4 goodness of God leadeth thee to repentance.; Rom. 8: 14 as many as are led by the Spirit of God.; Gal. 5: 18 if ye be led of the Spirit, ye are not under the law.; 2 Tim. 3: 6 lead captive silly women... led away with divers lusts.; 2 Pet. 3: 17 beware lest ye also, being led away.; Rev. 7: 17 lead them unto living fountains of waters.; 1 Ne. 4: 6 I was led by the Spirit, not knowing beforehand.; 1 Ne. 11: 25 rod of iron... which led to the fountain.; 1 Ne. 17: 24 commanded Moses that he should lead them out of bondage.; 1 Ne. 17: 38 leadeth away the righteous into precious lands.; 2 Ne. 1: 5 led out of other countries by the hand of the Lord.; 2 Ne. 10: 22 God has led away from time to time from the house of Israel.; 2 Ne. 28: 14 they are led, that... they do err.; 2 Ne. 28: 21 devil cheateth their souls, and leadeth them away carefully down to hell.; 2 Ne. 31: 18 (2 Ne. 33: 9) straight and narrow path which leads to eternal life.; Alma 4: 11 began to lead... from one piece of iniquity to another.; Alma 13: 28 humble yourselves... and thus be led by the Holy Spirit.; Alma 36: 28 he led them by his power into the promised land.; Alma 39: 12 Command thy children to do good, lest they lead away the hearts of many.; Hel. 15: 7 holy scriptures... leadeth them to faith on the Lord.; 3 Ne. 27: 33 narrow is the way that leads to life.; Morm. 5: 17 they were led even by God the Father.; Moro. 6: 9 Holy Ghost led them whether to preach.; D&C 10: 22 he may lead their souls to destruction.; D&C 11: 12 put your trust in that Spirit which leadeth to do good.; D&C 20: 44 (D&C 20: 49) take the lead of all meetings.; D&C 20: 45 conduct the meetings as they are led by the Holy Ghost.; D&C 38: 33 I will lead them whithersoever I will.; D&C 78: 18 be of good cheer, for I will lead you along.; D&C 103: 16 lead them like as Moses led the children of Israel.; D&C 105: 7 (D&C 124: 45) who are appointed to lead my people.; D&C 110: 11 committed unto us the keys of... the leading of the ten tribes.; D&C 112: 10 Lord thy God shall lead thee by the hand.; D&C 132: 22 (D&C 132: 25) strait is the gate... that leadeth unto the exaltation.; D&C 136: 22 I am he who led the children of Israel.; Moses 4: 4 devil... to blind men, and to lead them captive.; Abr. 1: 18 I will lead thee by my hand.

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Leader

(see also Lead; Leadership )

Isa. 9: 16(2 Ne. 19: 16)leaders of this people cause them to err.; Matt. 15: 14 they be blind leaders of the blind.; Jarom 1: 7 our leaders were mighty men in the faith.; 3 Ne. 7: 11 their leaders did establish their laws.

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Leadership

(see also Bishop; Delegation of Responsibility; Elder; Governments; Jesus Christ, Head of the Church; Priesthood, Keys of; Shepherd; Watchmen )

Ex. 18: 22(Num. 11: 17) they shall bear the burden with thee.; Deut. 1: 13 Take you wise men... make them rulers.; Ps. 25: 5 Lead me in thy truth, and teach me.; Prov. 4: 11 I have taught... I have led thee in right paths.; Prov. 29: 2 (D&C 98: 9) when the wicked beareth rule, the people mourn.; Isa. 3: 12 (Isa. 9: 16; 2 Ne. 13: 12; 2 Ne. 19: 16 ) they which lead thee cause thee to err.; Isa. 48: 17 leadeth thee by the way that thou shouldest go.; Matt. 15: 14 (Luke 6: 39) blind leaders of the blind.; Matt. 20: 26 (Matt. 23: 11) whosoever will be great among you, let him be your minister.; Matt. 25: 21 I will make thee ruler over many things.; John 10: 12 hireling, and not the shepherd... leaveth the sheep.; John 13: 15 I have given you an example... do as I have done.; Rom. 8: 14 as many as are led by the Spirit of God.; 1 Cor. 12: 21 nor again the head to the feet, I have no need of you.; 1 Thes. 5: 12 know them which labour among you, and are over you.; Heb. 5: 4 no man taketh this honour unto himself.; 2 Ne. 9: 48 as ye are not holy, and ye look upon me as a teacher.; Jacob 1: 19 magnify our office unto the Lord.; Jarom 1: 7 our leaders were mighty men in the faith of the Lord.; Alma 4: 11 began to lead... from one piece of iniquity to another.; Alma 13: 3 called... on account of their exceeding faith and good works.; 3 Ne. 3: 19 chief captains... one that had the spirit of revelation.; 3 Ne. 7: 11 their leaders did establish their laws.; D&C 10: 22 that he may lead their souls to destruction.; D&C 20: 44 to take the lead of all meetings.; D&C 38: 42 Be ye clean that bear the vessels of the Lord.; D&C 42: 11 ordained by some one who has authority.; D&C 50: 26 ordained of God... is appointed to be the greatest.; D&C 72: 3 required... of every steward, to render an account.; D&C 101: 42 He that exalteth himself shall be abased.; D&C 104: 13 every man accountable, as a steward.; D&C 105: 7 who are appointed to lead my people.; D&C 107: 99 let every man learn his duty, and to act in the office.; D&C 121: 39 little authority... begin to exercise unrighteous dominion.; D&C 124: 45 whom I have appointed to lead my people.; Abr. 1: 18 I will lead thee by my hand.; Abr. 3: 23 These I will make my rulers.

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Leaf, Leaves

Gen. 3: 7(Moses 4: 13) they sewed fig leaves together.; Gen. 8: 11 dove came... in her mouth was an olive leaf.; Lev. 26: 36 sound of a shaken leaf shall chase them.; Ezek. 47: 12 leaf shall not fade... leaf thereof for medicine.; Matt. 21: 19 (Mark 11: 13) found nothing thereon but leaves only.; Matt. 24: 32 (Mark 13: 28; D&C 45: 37; JS-M 1: 38 ) yet tender, and putteth forth leaves.; Rev. 22: 2 the leaves of the tree were for the healing.

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League

(see also Covenant)

Josh. 9: 6 to Joshua... therefore make ye a league with us.; Judg. 2: 2 ye shall make no league with the inhabitants.; 2 Sam. 5: 3 king David made a league with them in Hebron.

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Leah

(see BD Leah)

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Lean

Judg. 16: 26 feel the pillars... that I may lean upon them.; 2 Sam. 1: 6 Saul leaned upon his spear.; Prov. 3: 5 lean not unto thine own understanding.; Micah 3: 11 for money: yet will they lean upon the Lord.; John 13: 23 (John 21: 20)leaning on Jesus’ bosom one of his disciples.

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Leap

Isa. 35: 6 Then shall the lame man leap as an hart.; Luke 1: 41 babe leaped in her womb.; Acts 3: 8 into the temple, walking, and leaping.; D&C 42: 51 lame who hath faith to leap shall leap.

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Learn, Learning

(see also Education; Holy Ghost, Mission of; Knowledge; Mysteries of Godliness; Scriptures, Value of; Study; Teaching; Understanding; Wisdom )

Gen. 30: 27 I have learned by experience.; Deut. 4: 10 (Deut. 31: 13) hear my words, that they may learn to fear.; Deut. 5: 1 statutes... that ye may learn them.; Ps. 119: 71 I have been afflicted, that I might learn thy statutes.; Prov. 1: 5 a wise man will hear, and will increase learning.; Prov. 9: 9 teach a just man, and he will increase in learning.; Isa. 1: 17 Learn to do well.; Isa. 2: 4 (Micah 4: 3; 2 Ne. 12: 4 ) neither shall they learn war any more.; Isa. 29: 11 (2 Ne. 27: 15-20) deliver to one that is learned.; Isa. 29: 24 (2 Ne. 27: 35) they that murmured shall learn doctrine.; Isa. 50: 4 given me the tongue of the learned.; Dan. 1: 17 God gave them knowledge and skill in all learning.; Matt. 7: 7 (3 Ne. 14: 7) knock, and it shall be opened unto you.; Matt. 11: 29 learn of me... and ye shall find rest unto your souls.; Matt. 24: 32 (Mark 13: 28; D&C 35: 16; JS-M 1: 38 )learn a parable of the fig tree.; John 5: 39 search the scriptures.; John 6: 45 learned of the Father, cometh unto me.; John 16: 13 Spirit of truth... will guide you into all truth.; Acts 7: 22 Moses was learned in all the wisdom.; 1 Cor. 2: 14 natural man receiveth not the things of the Spirit.; Col. 2: 8 Beware lest any man spoil you through philosophy.; 1 Tim. 2: 11 woman learn in silence with all subjection.; 1 Tim. 5: 4 let them learn first to shew piety at home.; 1 Tim. 5: 13 withal they learn to be idle.; 2 Tim. 3: 7 Ever learning, and never able to come to the knowledge.; Titus 3: 14 learn to maintain good works.; Heb. 5: 8 Though he were a Son, yet learned he obedience.; 2 Pet. 1: 5 add to your faith virtue, and to virtue knowledge.; 1 Ne. 1: 1 taught somewhat in all the learning of my father.; 1 Ne. 19: 23 scriptures... might be for our profit and learning.; 2 Ne. 2: 14 I speak... for your profit and learning.; 2 Ne. 4: 15 writeth them for the learning and profit of my children.; 2 Ne. 9: 29 to be learned is good if they hearken.; 2 Ne. 9: 42 who are puffed up because of their learning.; 2 Ne. 26: 20 preach up... their own wisdom and their own learning.; Jacob 7: 4 he was learned, that he had a perfect knowledge.; Alma 1: 26 neither was the teacher any better than the learner.; Alma 10: 15 lawyers were learned in all the arts.; Alma 12: 10 not harden his heart, to him is given the greater portion.; Alma 32: 12 ye may learn wisdom.; Alma 37: 35 learn wisdom in thy youth.; Alma 38: 9 learn of me that there is no other way.; 3 Ne. 6: 12 receive great learning because of their riches.; Morm. 9: 31 ye may learn to be more wise than we have been.; D&C 19: 23 Learn of me... and you shall have peace in me.; D&C 50: 24 he that receiveth light, and continueth in God, receiveth more.; D&C 88: 118 (D&C 109: 7) seek learning, even by study and also by faith.; D&C 88: 123 learn to impart one to another.; D&C 90: 15 study and learn... books... languages, tongues.; D&C 105: 6 (D&C 105: 3) chastened until they learn obedience.; D&C 107: 99 let every man learn his duty, and to act in the office.; D&C 121: 35 (D&C 121: 39) they do not learn this one lesson.; D&C 130: 18 Whatever... intelligence we attain unto in this life, it will rise with us.; D&C 131: 6 impossible for a man to be saved in ignorance.; D&C 136: 32 Let him that is ignorant learn wisdom by humbling.; D&C 138: 56 their first lessons in the world of spirits.

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Least

(see also Less)

Gen. 32: 10 not worthy of the least of all the mercies.; Judg. 6: 15 I am the least in my father’s house.; 1 Sam. 9: 21 my family the least of all the families of the tribe.; Jer. 31: 34 (Heb. 8: 11) all know me, from the least.; Matt. 2: 6 art not the least among the princes of Juda.; Matt. 5: 19 he shall be called the least in the kingdom.; Matt. 11: 11 (Luke 7: 28)least in the kingdom of heaven is greater than he.; Matt. 25: 40 unto one of the least of these my brethren.; Matt. 25: 45 to one of the least of these, ye did it not to me.; Luke 9: 48 least among you all, the same shall be great.; Luke 16: 10 in that which is least is faithful.; 1 Cor. 15: 9 I am the least of the apostles.; Eph. 3: 8 me, who am less than the least of all saints.; Alma 42: 30 Do not... excuse yourself in the least point.; Alma 45: 16 (D&C 1: 31) Lord cannot look upon sin with the least degree of allowance.; D&C 50: 26 notwithstanding he is the least and the servant of all.; D&C 67: 6 seek ye out of the Book of Commandments, even the least that is among them.; D&C 84: 98 all shall know me... from the least to the greatest.; D&C 88: 47 any man who hath seen any or the least of these hath seen God moving in his majesty.

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Leave, Left [verb]

(see also Depart; Go )

Gen. 2: 24(Matt. 19: 5; Mark 10: 7; Eph. 5: 31; Moses 3: 24; Abr. 5: 18 ) shall a man leave his father.; Gen. 39: 12 he left his garment in her hand, and fled.; Ruth 1: 16 Intreat me not to leave thee.; 1 Kgs. 19: 10 (Rom. 11: 3) I only, am left.; Ps. 16: 10 (Acts 2: 27) wilt not leave my soul in hell.; Ps. 27: 9 leave me not, neither forsake me, O God.; Isa. 4: 3 (2 Ne. 14: 3) he that is left in Zion... shall be called holy.; Zech. 13: 8 two parts... cut off and die: but the third shall be left.; Mal. 4: 1 (3 Ne. 25: 1; D&C 133: 64; JS-H 1: 37 ) day that cometh... shall leave them neither root nor branch.; Matt. 4: 11 devil leaveth him... angels came and ministered.; Matt. 5: 24 Leave there thy gift before the altar.; Matt. 15: 37 (Mark 8: 8) that was left seven baskets full.; Matt. 18: 12 (Luke 15: 4) doth he not leave the ninety and nine.; Matt. 23: 23 (Luke 11: 42) not to leave the other undone.; Matt. 24: 2 (Mark 13: 2; Luke 21: 6; D&C 45: 20; JS-M 1: 3 ) shall not be left here one stone.; Matt. 24: 40 (JS-M 1: 44) one shall be taken, and the other left.; Mark 10: 28 (Luke 18: 28) we have left all, and have followed.; Luke 5: 28 he left all, rose up, and followed him.; John 10: 12 hireling... seeth the wolf coming, and leaveth the sheep.; John 14: 18 I will not leave you comfortless.; John 16: 28 I leave the world, and go to the Father.; 1 Cor. 7: 13 husband... let her not leave him.; Heb. 6: 1 leaving the principles of the doctrine of Christ.; Heb. 13: 5 I will never leave thee, nor forsake thee.; Rev. 2: 4 because thou hast left thy first love.; 1 Ne. 3: 26 we were obliged to leave behind our property.; Alma 1: 26 priests left their labor to impart the word.; Alma 13: 3 being left to choose good or evil.; Alma 16: 10 in one day it was left desolate.; Morm. 2: 26 we were left to ourselves, that the Spirit of the Lord did not abide.; D&C 19: 36 Leave thy house and home.; D&C 30: 3 you are left to inquire for yourself at my hand.; D&C 42: 75 if... persons have left their companions for the sake of adultery... be cast out.; D&C 82: 23 Leave judgment alone with me.; D&C 87: 5 remnants who are left... will marshal themselves.; D&C 88: 82 (D&C 101: 93) they are left without excuse.; D&C 121: 38 ere he is aware, he is left unto himself.; Moses 1: 9 Moses was left unto himself.; Abr. 2: 4 Therefore I left the land of Ur.

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Leaven

(see also Example; Jesus Christ, Exemplar; BD Leaven )

Ex. 12: 15 Seven days shall ye eat unleavened bread.; Ex. 13: 7 neither shall there be leaven seen with thee.; Ex. 34: 25 (Lev. 2: 11) not offer the blood of my sacrifice with leaven.; Lev. 6: 17 (Lev. 23: 17) It shall not be baken with leaven.; Deut. 16: 3 Thou shalt eat no leavened bread with it.; Amos 4: 5 offer a sacrifice of thanksgiving with leaven.; Matt. 13: 33 (Luke 13: 21) kingdom of heaven is like unto leaven.; Matt. 16: 6 (Mark 8: 15; Luke 12: 1 ) Take heed and beware of the leaven of the Pharisees.; 1 Cor. 5: 6 (Gal. 5: 9) a little leaven leaveneth the whole lump.; 1 Cor. 5: 8 let us keep the feast, not with old leaven.

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Left [adjective]

(see also Leave)

Gen. 13: 9 if thou depart to the right hand, then I will go to the left.; Gen. 14: 15 on the left hand of Damascus.; 1 Chr. 12: 2 use both the right hand and the left.; Matt. 6: 3 (3 Ne. 13: 3) let not thy left hand know what thy right hand doeth.; Matt. 20: 21 (Mark 10: 37) two sons may sit... the other on the left.; Matt. 25: 33 sheep on his right hand... goats on the left.; Matt. 25: 41 he say also unto them on the left hand, Depart.; Mosiah 5: 10 findeth himself on the left hand of God.; Alma 7: 20 neither hath he a shadow of turning from the right to the left.; Alma 24: 23 (Alma 56: 37, 40) brethren would not... turn aside to the right hand or to the left.; Alma 58: 17 Gid and his men were on the right and the others on the left.; 3 Ne. 22: 3 thou shalt break forth on the right hand and on the left.; 3 Ne. 29: 9 ye need not suppose that ye can turn the right hand of the Lord unto the left.; D&C 3: 2 God doth not... turn to the right hand nor to the left.; D&C 19: 5 woes shall go forth... to those who are found on my left hand.; D&C 29: 27 wicked on my left hand will I be ashamed to own.; D&C 84: 88 I will be on your right hand and on your left.

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Leg

John 19: 33 was dead already, they brake not his legs.

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Legion

Matt. 26: 53 give me more than twelve legions of angels.; Mark 5: 9 (Luke 8: 30) My name is Legion: for we are many.

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Leisure Time

(see Good Works; Idleness; Laziness; Rest; Work, Value of )

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Lend, Lent

Ex. 12: 36 lent unto them such things as they required.; Ex. 22: 25 lend money to any of my people that is poor.; Deut. 15: 6 thou shalt lend unto many nations.; Deut. 15: 8 lend him sufficient for his need.; Deut. 23: 20 unto thy brother thou shalt not lend upon usury.; Deut. 24: 10 When thou dost lend thy brother any thing.; Deut. 28: 44 shall lend to thee, and thou shalt not lend to him.; Prov. 19: 17 hath pity upon the poor lendeth unto the Lord.; Jer. 15: 10 neither lent on usury, nor men have lent to me.; Luke 6: 34 if ye lend to them of whom ye hope to receive.; Luke 11: 5 say unto him, Friend, lend me three loaves.; 2 Ne. 28: 30 blessed are those who... lend an ear unto my counsel.; Mosiah 2: 21 serve him who has created you from the beginning... by lending you breath.; Ether 14: 2 every man... would not borrow neither would he lend.

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Length

Deut. 30: 20 he is thy life, and the length of thy days.; Prov. 3: 2 length of days... shall they add to thee.; Eph. 3: 18 comprehend with all saints what is the breadth, and length.; Rev. 21: 16 length is as large as the breadth.

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Lengthen

Deut. 25: 15 that thy days may be lengthened.; Isa. 54: 2 (3 Ne. 22: 2)lengthen thy cords, and strengthen thy stakes.; Dan. 4: 27 if it may be a lengthening of thy tranquillity.; 2 Ne. 2: 21 their time was lengthened.; 2 Ne. 28: 32 I shall lengthen out mine arm unto them.; Hel. 7: 24 he will lengthen out their days.; Hel. 12: 14 it lengthen out the day for many hours.

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Leopard

Isa. 11: 6(2 Ne. 21: 6; 2 Ne. 30: 12 )leopard shall lie down with the kid.; Jer. 13: 23 Ethiopian change his skin, or the leopard his spots.; Dan. 7: 6 I beheld, and lo another, like a leopard.; Hab. 1: 8 horses also are swifter than the leopards.; Rev. 13: 2 beast which I saw was like unto a leopard.

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Leprosy, Leper, Leprous

(see also Sickness; BD Leper; BD Leprosy )

Ex. 4: 6 his hand was leprous as snow.; Lev. 13: 2 when a man shall have... in the skin of his flesh like the plague of leprosy.; Lev. 14: 2 This shall be the law of the leper.; Lev. 22: 4 What man soever of the seed of Aaron is a leper.; Num. 5: 2 they put out of the camp every leper.; Num. 12: 10 Miriam became leprous.; Deut. 24: 8 Take heed in the plague of leprosy.; 2 Kgs. 5: 1 Naaman... was a leper.; 2 Kgs. 5: 27 leprosy therefore of Naaman shall cleave unto thee.; 2 Kgs. 15: 5 Lord smote the king, so that he was a leper.; 2 Chr. 26: 21 Uzziah the king was a leper.; Matt. 8: 2 (Matt. 8: 2-4; Luke 5: 12 ) there came a leper and worshipped him.; Matt. 10: 8 heal the sick, cleanse the lepers.; Matt. 11: 5 (Luke 7: 22)lepers are cleansed, and the deaf hear.; Mark 1: 40 there came a leper to him.; Luke 4: 27 many lepers were in Israel in the time of Eliseus.; Luke 17: 12 ten men that were lepers, which stood afar off.; 3 Ne. 17: 7 Have ye any that are... leprous.

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Less, Lesser

(see also Least)

Gen. 1: 16(Moses 2: 16; Abr. 3: 5; Abr. 4: 16 )lesser light to rule the night.; Ex. 30: 15 poor shall not give less.; Ezra 9: 13 punished us less than our iniquities deserve.; Mark 4: 31 less than all the seeds that be in the earth.; Eph. 3: 8 who am less than the least of all saints.; Heb. 7: 7 less is blessed of the better.; Mosiah 4: 2 (Hel. 12: 7) even less than the dust of the earth.; Alma 12: 10 same receiveth the lesser portion of the word.; 3 Ne. 2: 1 began to be less and less astonished at a sign.; 3 Ne. 11: 40 (D&C 10: 68) whoso shall declare more or less than this... cometh of evil.; 3 Ne. 18: 13 whoso... do more or less than these are not built upon my rock.; D&C 68: 19 high priest... has authority to officiate in all the lesser offices.; D&C 76: 81 telestial, which glory is that of the lesser.; D&C 84: 26 (D&C 84: 30) the lesser priesthood continued.; D&C 88: 37 either a greater or a lesser kingdom.; D&C 107: 14 (D&C 107: 17, 20) called the lesser priesthood is because it is an appendage.

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Lesson

D&C 121: 35 aspire... that they do not learn this one lesson.; D&C 138: 56 before they were born, they... received their first lessons.

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Letter

(see also Epistle)

2 Sam. 11: 15 wrote in the letter, saying, Set ye Uriah.; 2 Kgs. 5: 6 he brought the letter to the king.; 2 Kgs. 19: 14 (Isa. 37: 14) Hezekiah received the letter.; Ezra 4: 11 letter that they sent... unto Artaxerxes.; Ezra 7: 11 letter that the king Artaxerxes gave unto Ezra.; Esth. 3: 13 (Esth. 8: 10; Esth. 9: 30 )letters were sent by posts.; Jer. 29: 1 letter that Jeremiah... sent from Jerusalem.; Acts 9: 2 desired of him letters to Damascus.; Acts 15: 23 they wrote letters by them after this manner.; Rom. 2: 29 circumcision... in the spirit, and not in the letter.; Rom. 7: 6 not in the oldness of the letter.; 2 Cor. 3: 1 letters of commendation from you.; 2 Cor. 3: 6 letter killeth, but the spirit giveth life.; 2 Cor. 10: 10 his letters, say they, are weighty and powerful.; Gal. 6: 11 how large a letter I have written unto you.; 2 Thes. 2: 2 be not soon shaken... by letter as from us.; Heb. 13: 22 have written a letter unto you in few words.; D&C 20: 84 letter certifying that they are regular members.; D&C 107: 20 administer in outward ordinances, the letter of the gospel.; D&C 128: 7 revelation contained in the letter which I wrote.

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Levi

(see BD Levi)

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Levirate Marriage

(see BD Levirate Marriage)

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Levite

(see also Priest; BD Levites )

Num. 1: 47 Levites... were not numbered among them.; Num. 3: 9 give the Levites unto Aaron and to his sons.; Num. 3: 41 take the Levites for me.; Num. 8: 14 separate the Levites... the Levites shall be mine.; Num. 8: 18 taken the Levites for all the firstborn.; Num. 35: 2 they give unto the Levites... cities to dwell in.; Deut. 12: 19 thou forsake not the Levite as long as thou livest.; Deut. 18: 1 Levites... shall have no part nor inheritance.; Judg. 19: 1 certain Levite... who took to him a concubine.; 1 Chr. 6: 48 Levites were appointed unto all manner of service.; 1 Chr. 15: 2 None ought to carry the ark of God but the Levites.; 2 Chr. 29: 25 he set the Levites in the house of the Lord.; 2 Chr. 29: 34 Levites were more upright in heart.; Neh. 11: 16 Levites, had the oversight of the outward business.; Luke 10: 32 likewise a Levite, when he was at the place.; John 1: 19 Jews sent priests and Levites from Jerusalem.

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Levitical

(see also Priesthood, Aaronic)

Heb. 7: 11 If therefore perfection were by the Levitical priesthood.; D&C 107: 6 (D&C 107: 10) other is the Aaronic or Levitical Priesthood.

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Leviticus

(see BD Leviticus)

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Levity

(see also Laughter; Soberness )

Eccl. 7: 6 is the laughter of the fool.; Eph. 5: 4 Neither filthiness, nor foolish talking.; 1 Tim. 3: 8 Likewise must the deacons be grave, not doubletongued.; D&C 43: 34 let the solemnities of eternity rest upon your minds.; D&C 59: 15 not with much laughter, for this is sin.; D&C 84: 54 you have treated lightly the things you have.; D&C 88: 69 cast away your idle thoughts and your excess of laughter.; D&C 88: 121 cease... from all your pride and lightmindedness.; D&C 100: 7 declare in my name, in solemnity of heart.; JS-H 1: 28 I was guilty of levity.